Many thanks to the Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs for the wonderful gift of hundreds of Qur’ans for our mosque! Individually checked and with our own mosque logo on the endpapers, these have been calligraphed by Hüseyin Kutlu, one of the Islamic world’s most renowned calligraphers.
Did you know that the Muslim Academic Trust donates all revenues from its online Islamic nasheeds and lectures to the Cambridge Central Mosque? Check out their website at www.mishkatmedia.org and enhance your islamic learning!
Longstanding Cambridge resident Ahmed Keeler has published his long-awaited new book! An invaluable guide for readers confused and anxious about complex and rapid change in today’s world. Click to buy it here
Deepen your Ashura fasting and commemoration by listening to a unique rendering of the Rawdat al-Shuhada, the famous epic of the Ahl al-Bayt written by the great Hanafi imam of Herat, Husein Kashifi (d.910 AH). Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5Mx6Chx09I Available from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gleams-Rawdat-Al-Shuhada-Recording-Alboran/dp/B00YHAIGCI/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=rawdat+al-shuhada&qid=1567897227&s=gateway&sr=8-2 All proceeds go to the Cambridge Central Mosque
We’re front-page news again, this time in the engineering magazine CIBSE Journal:https://www.cibsejournal.com/case-studies/case-study-cambridge-central-mosque/ Don’t miss this new video featuring engineer Mark Maidment explaining some of our green features:https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=155&v=ZV4U01B-wS8
Twenty-three Cambridge pilgrims attended our Hajj Training Seminar on Friday. May Allah support all Cambridge Muslims making this journey of a lifetime. To deepen your awareness of the meaning of Hajj follow Dr Ibrahim Harvey’s amazing video class, including unique historic pictures and classic Hajj songs. All proceeds to the Cambridge Mosque:https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thesecretsofhajj/170283241
Once again we are on display in the Architecture Room in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition! Responding to this year’s theme of ‘Sustainability in its widest sense’, Marks Barfield have created a short film about our project. You can view it here: https://vimeo.com/335105626
Many thanks to St Edmund’s College here in Cambridge! Following a visit by senior College staff to the mosque St Edmund’s is very kindly promoting our Minbar / Mihrab appeal on its website and several College members have already donated. https://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/news/college-visit-new-cambridge-mosque
Another rave review in the architectural press! “Marks Barfield is to be applauded for a truly sustainable, unique and thoughtful building that is true to Islam, true to Cambridge and also true to a peculiarly intelligent, confident and optimistic tradition of English architecture that harks back to Paxton’s Crystal Palace and also takes in many … Continue reading Oasis of Contemplation
Join Cambridge Muslims and Islamic Relief on June 24! The Climate Coalition is organising a mass rally in London to call for accelerated action to fight climate change.https://www.theclimatecoalition.org/thetimeisnow