Our supporter Ali Keeler received his ijaza in Tajwid here in Cambridge. The fasting month is the Month of the Qur’an. Listen to his wonderful recitation of Surat al-Zumar, delivered in a Celtic mode. Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJvXRzYd5Yg&t=177s
Our mosque still lacks a Minbar and Mihrab! Please donate generously this Ramadan to help us pay for these essential elements which have been designed but not yet built. ‘The Holy Prophet (Allah grant him blessings and peace) was at his most generous in Ramadan’ (Hadith). Donate here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mihrabminbar
We would like to use this auspicious occasion to wish you all a blessed and fulfilling month of Ramadan. May Allah SWT grant us the tawfeeq to observe the fasting during the day and stand in prayers during the nights and do what pleases our Lord and the Cherisher. We can now confirm that the … Continue reading Ramadan Mubarak!
Our second full-time imam, Ali Tos, arrived on Monday! Imam Ali is a Hafiz and will be helping Imam Sejad with the Tarawih prayers this Ramadan. Born in Konya, Turkey, he holds a BA in Theology from Selcuk University in Konya, and an MA in Religious Studies from Howard University (USA). We look forward to … Continue reading Imam Ali Arrives
Following the Practical Completion of the building we now have the keys! The building is closed for the next few days while snagging takes place. Imam Sejad is in residence and we hope to open for prayer towards the end of next week. More news soon!
Tea time for some of the guests of the Green Theology conference held last weekend. Speakers included Ingrid Mattson, David Ford, Alexei Bodrov, Samir Mahmoud, Christoph Schwöbel and Rusmir Mahmutcehajic. The first use of our conference facilities!
We are delighted to welcome Dr Majid Henning Ruse-Khan to our Board of Trustees. Majid is Reader in International Property Law at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of King’s College. He has previously taught at universities in Germany, Malaysia and Pakistan.
Please remember that the mosque is not yet open for prayer. We will announce the opening date shortly inshaAllah. Please offer your Friday and other prayers at Abu Bakr Mosque, Omar Faruque Mosque, Masjid Al-Ikhlas, Cambridge Qur’anic Classes, or another mosque in the city. May Allah accept our worship and devotion, Amin.
The Mother and Child Room allows visitors to see and join the prayers, separated by glass doors which prevent any childish noises from reaching the main prayer hall. The room also includes an area of vinyl floor ideal for toys. There are baby-changing facilities in both the male and female ablution areas. For more amazing … Continue reading Visitors Enjoy the Mother and Child Room
Many thanks to the Muslim Scholars Organisation of South India for agreeing to donate Qur’an stands to our mosque. These are beautifully carved from Nilambur teak, which is traditionally donated to the Holy Mosques of Jerusalem and Madina. Our thanks to Shaykh Aboobacker Ahmed and Dr Shaikh Abdul Hakim Al-Azhari and the ulema of Kerala … Continue reading Blessings for the Word