Author Archives: Ridwan Wagiet

Friday 29 March 2019: Pre-Khutbah: Towards a Rupture of Islamic Patriarchy by Minhaj Jeenah

Jumu’ah: Claremont Main Road Masjid 29 March 2019 الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَـذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللّهُ All praises due to Allah, who has guided us to this, and had it not been for the guidance of Allah we would not have been guided All praises are due to Allah, the most High The Lord of Mercy ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 22 March 2019: International Day for the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination by Cassiem Khan

All praise be to Allah Who is a refuge for those who live in fear, الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي يُؤْمِنُ الْخَائِفِينَ، Who comes to the help of those who are upright (saaliheen), وَيُنَجِّي الصَّالِحِينَ، Who promotes the cause of the oppressed, وَيَرْفَعُ الْمُسْتَضْعَفِينَ، annihilates the oppressors, وَيَضَعُ الْمُسْتَكْبِرِينَ، Who destroys the monarchs and appoints others in their place. وَيُهْلِكُ مُلُوكاً وَيَسْتَخْلِفُ ... Read More »

MEDIA STATEMENT on Cyclone devastation in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi

20 MARCH 2019 CMRM Offers Prayers for Cyclone Victims in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) offers commiseration and prayers for affected communities in neighbouring Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, following the devastating cyclone that made landfall on Sunday 17 March 2019. It is estimated that more than 1000 people may have been killed and up to ... Read More »

MEDIA STATEMENT CMRM Condemns Islamophobic Attack on Worshippers in Christchurch

15 MARCH 2019 CMRM Condemns Islamophobic Attack on Worshippers in Christchurch The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) strongly condemns the terrorist attack killing over 49 worshippers during a Friday congregational service at two Islamic Centres in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday 15 March 2019. It is outrageous and unconscionable and those responsible should be speedily brought to justice. These latest attacks ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 11 January 2019: The question of race in South Africa by Shaheed Matthee

Some thoughts on the question of race in South Africa and Surah al-Hujurat, verse 13 و من آياته إختلاف ألوانكم و ألسنتكم إن في ذالك لآيات للعالمين (سورة روم) يأيها الناس إنا خلقناكم من ذكر و أنثى و جعلناكم شعوبا و قبائل لتعارفوا … (سورة الحجرات) Alle dank en prys kom toe na A…., baas en skepper van die wereld; ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 4 January 2019: Solidarity with the Uyghur Muslims of China Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

7th Rabi` al-Thani 1440 In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Allah, the Lord of Compassionate Justice, proclaims in the Glorious Qur’an in Surah Ibrahim, Chapter 14, verses 43 and 44: وَلَا تَحْسَبَنَّ اللَّهَ غَافِلًا عَمَّا يَعْمَلُ الظَّالِمُونَ إِنَّمَا يُؤَخِّرُهُمْ لِيَوْمٍ تَشْخَصُ فِيهِ الْأَبْصَارُ مُهْطِعِينَ مُقْنِعِي رُءُوسِهِمْ لَا يَرْتَدُّ إِلَيْهِمْ طَرْفُهُمْ وَأَفْئِدَتُهُمْ هَوَاءٌ Do not ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 28 December 2018: Muḥāsabah – Taking Stock of Our Lives by Imam Dr. Rashied Omar

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of GraceKhutbahClaremont Main Road Masjid 20th Rabi` al-Thani 1440x By the Divine Grace of Allah, al-Muhyi al-Mumit – the Creator of Death and Life, we have reached the last Friday jumu`ahservice of the Gregorian Year 2018. In my khutbah today I would like to encourage each one of us to reflect on our personal lives ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2018

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Dispenser of Grace The Claremont Main Road Mosque congregation sends greetings of peace and love to all our Christian compatriots, family and friends. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. At this blessed time we would like to express our gratitude for the warm and cordial relations that ... Read More »