British Muslims to welcome month of Ramadan - a month of compassion, charity and self control
From tomorrow, British Muslims will join over a billion Muslims all over the world in a month of fasting, charity and solidarity. Key facts about Ramadan can be found here.
For one month, Muslims will fast from dawn until sunset. In the UK, Ramadan falls during the summer months and the fasting day could last some 19 hours.
The Muslim Council of Britain has issued advice to Muslims to stay healthy during this Ramadan and advice for employees, employers and others to cope with the long fasts: http://www.mcb.org.uk/ramadan/ramadan-and-you/
In issuing this advice, Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: "As a retired doctor, healthcare during Ramadan is very important to me. It is important for us to be responsible in the way we fast and take care of our bodies."
Remembering God, Giving to Charity
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Finsbury Park Mosque congratulates to the Muslim nations and especially the respected people of local community for the coming of Holy month of Ramadan. We pray to Almighty Allah that by the light and blessings of this holy month, peace and happiness will speared over all the world.
Taraweeh prayer will start tommorow Wednesday 17/6/2015 after Isha.
For the sixth year on a row, Finsbury Park Mosque held its annual Neighbourhood open day & the school open day on Sunday 14th and Monday 15th of June 2015. around 400 people attended the day and around 100 students from different schools from Islington visited the Mosque on Monday.
Our local MP, Jeremy Corbyn, well known British journalist Peter Oborne and Councillors Caroline Russell and Andy Hall among many other guests including members from Churches, Community Centres, Islington Faith Forum and charities who attended and showed great support to the activities. Different exhibitions, presentation about the mosque activities, hennah for girls as well as Arabic calligraphy were offered by the mosque to the visitors. Our girls from the mosque youth club preformed few songs about Ramadan in front of the guests and others offered sweets and biscuits with tea, coffee & drinks. Many of the guests have been to a Mosque for the ...
We are glad to announce that our sixth annual neighbourhood open day will be taking place on Sunday 14/6/2015 where we expect more than 500 people from our local community to attend, and we would like to invite you all to join us in this special day to know each other more and build bridges between our communities.
Last year, we had a fantastic event when groups, families and individuals visited our centre and enjoyed our exhibition, films and tour in the mosque as well as henna and graffiti (name written in Arabic style) and we expected this to happen again this year with more attractive functions to take place. We will also have stalls from the local Police and Islington Council and thanks to the fire brigade who agreed to bring a fire engine to be available during the day for awareness and to take pictures as well. Our Imams will be ...
Today 19th May 2015 is the begining of Shaban
The virtues of Shaban are a gift from Allah the Bountiful, the Bestower.
Osama son of Zaid –May Allah be pleased with them- said: I said O messenger of Allah: I didn’t see, you Fasting in any month as saw you do in Shaban?
He -peace and blessings be upon him- said: “That’s a month the people neglect it between Rajab and Ramadan, and in that month- Shaban- the people deeds are raised to the Lord of mankind, so I love to be fasting, while my deeds are raised.”
Narrated Aisha: “Allah Apostle used to fast till one would say that: he would never stop fasting! And he would abandon fasting till one would say that: he would never fast! I never saw Allah’s Apostle fasting for a whole month except the month of Ramadan and didn’t see him fasting in any month more than ...
A seminar exploring the implications of increasing
counter terror legislation and rising extremism, and how
peaceful Muslims caught in the middle can navigate the
terrain drawing on the middle path traditions of Islam.
Saturday 30th May 2015 | *2pm-6pm*
London Muslim Centre | 4th Floor Seminar Room
Topics & Speakers:
Understanding the Counter Terror Legislation and how it affects ordinary Muslims
MCB Panel of Dr. Shuja Shafi (Secretary General), Harun Rashid Khan (Deputy-Secretary General), Khalid Sofi (Legal Affairs), and Miqdaad Versi (Assistant Secretary General)
How can the peaceful majority of Muslims get their voice heard?
Neil Jameson (CEO, Citizens UK)
Islam’s Middle Path: Between Rejection & Extremism
Dr. Abdul Bari (London Muslim Centre)
Imam Abdullah Hasan (BISCA)
Who is the course for?
Community organisers and activists who face questions on this topic
Mosque representatives seeking to provide guidance to their congregation on this issue
Educational institutions and teachers, who may be facing questions on extremism
Anyone else who wants to understand how to ...
8th May 2015
The Muslim Council of Britain today congratulated Prime Minister David Cameron for securing a second term as Prime Minister, leading his Conservative Party to a majority victory. Dr Shuja Shafi said: "I congratulate the Prime Minister for the success of his party. The electoral map changed dramatically last night and I hope Mr Cameron and his party work hard to unite the country for the common good."
"We are heartened by commitment by the Conservative Party to have police forces record Islamophobic hate crimes."
"In governing in the best interests for all Britons, we hope the Prime Minister will work to engage with British Muslims at all levels. During the election campaign, the Muslim Council of Britain published 'Fairness, not Favours: British Muslims Perspectives at the 2015 General Election'. It highlighted a number of issues affecting British Muslims. Above all, the document stated that: 'In essence, we seek a compassionate and ...
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