Friday 7 December 2018: Khutbah: Towards aJurisprudence of Recreation (Fiqh al-Tarfih) by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace We have reached the end of the Gregorian calendar year and after labouring hard during the past year, many of us are looking forward to enjoying a well-deserved holiday. In this khutbah I propose a jurisprudence of recreation (fiqhal-tarfih) in which we view enjoying wholesome entertainment during our vacation time ... Read More »

CMRM Mourns the Passing of Shaykh Yusuf Da Costa

CMRM Mourns the Passing of Shaykh Yusuf Da Costa   The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) extends its deepest condolences on the passing of one of Cape Town’s foremost spiritual leaders and Muslim intellectuals, Shaykh Yusuf Da Costa. Shaykh Yusuf died at his home in Kensington on Monday evening 3 December 2018 at the age of 83, surrounded by family, ... Read More »

Friday 30 November 2018: Pre Khutbah Talk: Quranic Solutions to IntimatePartner AbuseMagboeba Davids

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Assalamu alaykum Waragmatullahi Wabarakatu, Respected A-Immah, Elders, Mothers, brothers and sisters in Islam. Shukran for the opportunity to address thisjamaa` during the sacred hour of Jumu’ah. As a student in Islam, and a member of theSouth African faith and family institute`s theological advisory board againstgender based violence, it gives me an opportunity ... Read More »

Mawlid al-Nabi Bomb Attack: An Act of Shameless Barbarism

CMRM PRESS STATEMENT   Mawlid al-Nabi Bomb Attack: An Act of Shameless Barbarism 21 November 2018 It is with great shock and sadness that the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) has learnt of Tuesday night’s bomb attack on a religious gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan, that left at least 50 dead and up to 70 wounded. The attack, by a suicide ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 19 October 2018: Speaking out Against Saudi Atrocities by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

 9th Safar 1440 In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Allah, the Lord of Compassionate Justice, proclaims in the Glorious Qur’an in Surah al-Nisa’, chapter 4 verse 148: لَا يُحِبُّ اللَّهُ الْجَهْرَ بِالسُّوءِ مِنَ الْقَوْلِ إِلَّا مَنْ ظُلِمَ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ سَمِيعًا عَلِيمًا Allah dislikes and abhors public speeches of open contempt towards others unless (it ... Read More »

Friday 5 October 2018 – Pre – Khutbah – Mental health: A primer for Muslims by Wahbie Long

Click here to Download Mental health: A primer for Muslims: Wahbie Long Department of Psychology University of Cape Town Distinguished ulema, respected elders, and dear brothers and sisters in Islam, Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. It is an honour to have been invited by Imam Rashied to address you this afternoon, during this waqt of Jumuah, and on a topic ... Read More »