“The sun is a gift from God.” Shaista Ambar, founder of Lucknow’s first, all-women mosque The first women’s mosque in the city of Lucknow has become the first mosque in India to be entirely powered by renewable energy. The mosque’s president, Shaista Ambar, emphasises that the initiative is in response to global warming, urban pollution, … Continue reading Indian Women’s Mosque Goes 100% Solar
The COP22 climate change negotiations have been underway in Marrakech and a range of British and global Islamic organisations have been making their presence felt, under the umbrella of the Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN). To celebrate the coming into effect of the Paris Climate Agreement, the GMCN designated November 11 as ‘Green Friday’, and … Continue reading Marrakech’s Green Friday
Representatives from the Cambridge Mosque Trust attended the official opening on April 2, 2016 of the Diyanet Centre of America. The largest Islamic complex in the Western World, the $110M facility includes a magnificent Ottoman-style mosque, and a range of academic and cultural facilities, together with a Turkish bath and a swimming pool. The guest … Continue reading Sister Mosque Opens in Washington!