Daily Masjid classes (now resumed)

We have an updated program of activities that are being run at the Canberra Masjid after ‘Ishaa’ prayer:

Thursday: Qur’aan classes (Recitation and Tajweed) by Br Hashem (brothers) & Umm Ahmed (sisters) – all ages
Friday: al-Qur’aan – “The Divine Message” by Br Muhammad Imtiaz
Saturday: Qur’aan classes (Memorisation) by Br ‘Ali Omar (brothers only) – all ages
Sunday: “What does our Deen wants from us – Duties of a Believer” by Br Kamran Shafi
Tuesday: Various ‘aqeedah topics (brothers only)
Wednesday: Arabic Language for Beginners by Br Mekki Hashim (brothers only) – now resumed

Please register your interest by sending an Email to secretary@isact.org.au, using the Feedback Form or contacting any member of the Executive Committee (see Contact Us page). Alternatively, you can attend on the day to register.

Classes may be joined at any stage.

All text books are provided free of cost.

Organised by the Islamic Society of Australian Capital Territory (ISACT).

Daily Salaat-ul-Jama’ah (congregational prayer) Times

MAGHRIB – 5 minutes after time
‘ISHAA’ – 7pm
FAJR – ~40 minutes after time
DHUHR – 12.30pm (1pm on Sunday)
‘ASR – 10 minutes after time
JUMU’AH – khutbah at 1.00pm

See prayer timetables on the right on the page for times and other details. Jama’ah to be led by appointed imams/brothers only.

Jama’ah times endorsed by Islamic Society of ACT (ISACT).

Eid-ul-Fitr 1438 AH – Sunday, 25 June 2017

Canberra Mosque announces that Eid-ul-Fitr 1438 AH will be Sunday, 25 June 2017, Inshallah. Salat-ul-Eid at Masjid Canberra will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start. Eid Mubarak.

‘Eid ul Fitr 1438AH salaah arrangements – 25 or 26 Jun

*** ‘Eid date TBA pending announcement by Imams Council of ACT on Sat 24 June after Maghrib ***

The Eid day will be either Sunday (25 June 2017) or Monday (26 June 2017), subject to the announcement by the Imams Council of ACT.  Irrespective of the day, the Eid Salat at the Canberra Mosque will Inshallah start at 8:00am SHARP.  If you wish to attend the Eid Salat here at the Canberra Mosque plan to be here at 7:30am, to ensure you do not miss the start of the Salat.

The Islamic Society of Belconnen (Spence Mussallah) are organising their outdoor Eid at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), located in Mitchell.  Their Salat is planned for 8:30am. Further details can be found on their website: http://isb.org.au.

‘Eid-ul-Fitr 1438AH celebrations – 2 July 2017

‘Eid-ul-Fitr 1438AH celebrations will inShaa’Allaah again be held at Canberra Masjid (130 Empire Cct Yarralumla) this year on Sun 2 July 2017.

VOLUNTEERS ARE KINDLY SOUGHT TO ASSIST PLEASE. ANY DONATIONS AND OTHER OFFERS OF ASSISTANCE ARE MOST WELCOME.

Please contact Br Khalid on 0417272041, or any of the Society Executive Committee members.

Taraweeh & Tahajjud Prayers Ramadhan 1438 AH

Taraweeh prayers are be held following ‘Isha’ prayers at 7.00pm every night during Ramadhan inShaa’Allaah.

Qari Omar Mohammad Seraj Ahmad HabeebAllah from Saudi Arabia will be leading Taraweeh every night throughout Ramadhan.

If you’d like to invite the Qari for iftaar or dinner, please see one of the ISACT members. If you’d like to donate towards a gift for the visiting Qari, ISACT is happy to accept your generous donations.

Tahajjud Prayers are also being held at the Masjid at 3.30am in the last third of Ramadhan.

Start of Ramadan 1438 AH – Saturday, 27 May 2017

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi (via phone) and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1438 AH will start on Saturday, 27 May 2017, Inshallah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start FRIDAY straight after ‘Isha’ at 7:00pm.

Sh Khalid Al-Ghamdi (Imam Masjid-ul-Haram) Delivers Khutbah

On Friday, 5 May 2017, Sheikh Khalid Al-Ghamdi, the Imam of Grand Mosque in Mecca, Masjid-ul-Haram, delivered the Jummah Khutbah and lead the Jummah Salat at the Canberra Mosque.  Audio recordings can be found here:

The community was honoured and privileged to be able to listen to him and to pray behind him here at the Canberra Mosque at Jummah.

Qur’aan Tajweed & Recitation classes for sisters with Umm Ahmed resuming from 30 Mar

Qur’aan Tajweed & Recitation classes for sisters only with Umm Ahmed every Thursday after ‘Ishaa’ inShaa’Allaah. This is an excellent opportunity for the sisters to perfect their tajweed and recitation with Umm Ahmed who has an ijaazah in this area. No registration is required and the classes can be joined at any time. Classes are open to sisters of all ages.

Ahadeeth daily after Fajr and ‘Ishaa’ salaah

Brief ahadeeth sessions are being held daily after fajr and ‘ishaa’ jama’ah at the masjid.

Brief matters from Kitaab-at-Tawheed by Imaam Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhabb after fajr every morning.

Ahadeeth from al-Adab al-Mufrad (Perfection of Character) by Imaam al-Bukhaaree and the explanations after ‘ishaa’ every night.

‘Eid-ul-Adha 1437 salaah arrangements – 12 Sept

The Islamic Society of ACT (ISACT) recommends you attend the ‘Eid Musallah at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS Arena, Leverrier St, Bruce) with salaah starting at 8.00am sharp, organised by the Islamic Society of Belconnen (ISB). The INDOOR AIS Arena arrangements offer ample praying space and parking options with easy access.

Alternatively, you may offer your salaah at the Canberra Masjid (130 Empire Cct, Yarralumla), also starting at 8am sharp. Due to logistical reasons, arrangements at the masjid are limited.