Eid-ul-Fitr 1435 AH – Monday, 28 July 2014

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr 1435 AH will be Monday, 28 July 2014. Salat-ul-Eid will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start. Eid Mubarak.

Eid-ul-Fitr 1435AH at the Canberra Mosque

Eid-ul-Fitr Salaat 2014

This year there will be an option to offer Eid-ul-Fitr Salaat the Canberra Mosque.  Eid-ul-Fitr Salaat will be either on Monday, 28 July 2014, or Tuesday 29 July 2014, date to be confirmed on Sunday, 27 July 2014 after Maghrib.  Salaat time is 7:30am for an 8:00am start.

Eid-ul-Fitr Celebrations 2014

Celebrations for the Eid-ul-Fitr will be held at the Canberra Mosque on Sunday, 3 August 2014 from 10:30am to 3:30pm

For further information please see the attached flier:  Eid-ul-Fitr-Salaat-Celebrations-2014.pdf

Ramadan – Isha, Taraweeh salaah and i’tikaaf

Shaykh Nasser Saad Alhammad from Saudi Arabia is leading ‘Isha’/Taraweeh (7.15pm) and Fajr salaah during the remainder of Ramadan at the Canberra Masjid. He is also holding Qur’aan classes every morning after fajr.

The masjid is open overnight over the last 10 days of Ramadan for those wishing to observe i’tikaaf.

Iftar/Dinner – Saturday, 12 July 2012

On Saturday, 12 July 2012, the Islamic Society of ACT will be hosting an Iftar and Dinner at the Canberra Mosque.  This Iftar/Dinner is sponsored by the UAE Emabassy.

The Iftar/dinner is from 4:30pm until 6:30pm.  All Muslims of Canberra and their families are invited and arrangments will be made to maintain segregation between the Brothers and Sisters.

Flier: Iftar-at-Canberra-Mosque.20140712.pdf

Start of Ramadan 1435 AH – Sunday, 29 June 2014

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1435 AH will start on Sunday, 29 June 2014.  Therefore Tarweeh prayers will start tomrrow night straight after Isha at 7:00pm.

Wednesday Dars/Lecture Series – Fiqh of Zakat

Date: From Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Time: After Isha prayer
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla
Speaker: Sh. Furqan Jabbar

This course is an intensive three hour course which focuses on the essentials on one of the five pillars of Islam; Zakat. Among the topics discussed in the course is the the-ological underpinnings of Zakat, the wisdom behind it, who Zakat is obligated on and how to calculate it.
After three sessions (each one-hour long), it is aimed that attendees will competently be able to understand:

  • The status of the individual who refuses to pay Zakah in this life and the next
  • The practical wisdom behind the concept of Zakah
  • Who Zakah is obligated upon according to the Shari’ah
  • The conditions required for Zakah
  • The difference between Zakat Al-Fitr and Zakat Al-Maal, and how to pay each
  • How calculate Zakah (money and animals)
  • Some of the modern issues associated with Zakah.

This course for you, if

  • You have interest in understanding one of the major pillars (and obligations) of
  • Islam
  • You have interest in Islamic monetary principles
  • You are confused as to when and how you should pay Zakah
  • You like your Islamic courses to be interactive

Brothers and Sisters are welcome.

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

Monthly Lecture and Workshop – Muhummad Al-Bizry

On the weekend of 20th and 21st of June we will Inshallah have a guest speaker Br Muhummad Al-Bizry who will be delivering a lecture and workshop.

2011 Muhummad Al-Bizry was selected to travel to Egypt as part of the Build the Believers program to further his studies of the Arabic language and its sciences including Morphology, Grammar, Elloquence and Calligraphy.  His studies also encompassed other Islamic Sciences including Aqeedah, Fiqh, Hadeeth , Quraan along with Tasfeer and Tajweed.

Br Muhummad Al-Bizry is a very active and experienced Daee in Sydney.  In addition to being a qualified teacher at a private Islamic College in Sydney, he is also a regular khateeb at various Islamic Centres and colleges in Sydney.

Friday Evening Lecture

Topic: The Miracle of Miracles
Date: Friday, 20 June 2014
Time: Straight after Isha prayer. Light refreshments will be provided – bring a plate to share.
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla

Recording of Friday evening lecture: Muhammad al Bizry- Miracle of Miracles

 

Saturday Ramadan Workshop

Topic: Ramadan Revelations
Date: Saturday, 21 June 2014
Time: 10:30am-3:00pm (lunch provided)
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla

Click on link for handout: Soorah Al-Faatihah_ Handout

Bring your families and friends.

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

Imam of Al-Masjid Al-Haram (Mecca) delivers Jummah Khutbah

Sheikh Saleh Al-Talib Delivers Jummah Khutbah at the Canberra Mosque

Last Friday, 15 May 2014, the Canberra Mosque had pleasure and honour of Sheikh Saleh Al-Talib, one of the Imams of Al-Masjid Al-Haram (Mecca), to deliver and lead the Jummah Khutbah and Salaat.  An audio recording can be found here:

Jummah-Khutbah.Sh-Saleh-Al-Talib.20140516.mp3

For the benefit of non-arabic speaking Muslims, Imam Mohammed Swaiti delivered the same Khutbah in English the following Friday 22 May 2014. An audio recording can be found here:

English translation of Sh Saleh Al Talib Khutba

 

Monthly Lecture and Marriage Workshop

On the weekend of 3rd and 4th of May we have a guest speaker Br Umar Najjarine who will be delivering a lecture and workshop.  Br Umar is a very active and experienced Daee in Sydney and is also a regular khateeb at Parramatta City Masjid, Bukhari house Auburn and ASWJ Revesby masjid.

Saturday Evening Lecture

Topic: To Allah is our return
Date: Saturday, 3 May 2014
Time: Straight after Isha prayer
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla

Sunday Marriage Workshop

Topic: Just the two of us
Date: Sunday, 4 May 2014
Time: Straight after Dhuhur prayer (1pm)
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla

Bring your families and friends. Light refreshments will be provided – bring a plate to share

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

Wednesday Dars/Lecture Series – Fiqh of Riba

Change Due to High Demand

Due to unexpected high demand the course has now been resutructured so that it will now go over several weeks, not just the original two weeks. This will allow people to ask plenty of questions and will allow the course to cover additional topics.

Date: From Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Time: After Isha prayer
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla
Speaker: Sh. Furqan Jabbar

Shaykh Furqan Jabbar will discuss the Fiqh of Riba over two weeks covering the following details:

  • Definition of “riba”
  • What does the Qur’an and Sunnah say?
  • What does riba have to do with theology?
  • The status of riba throughout history
  • “Riba al-fadhl” defined.
  • Riba al-fadhl in light of the Sunnah
  • Is riba al-fadhl limited to certain goods only?
  • What is the wisdom behind riba al-fadhl
  • How to identify riba al-fadhl.
  • Prohibited transactions

Brothers and Sisters are welcome.

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