Khutab 2018

CMRM Mourns the Passing of Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks

CMRM Mourns the Passing of Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks   إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعوُن   It is with great sadness that the Claremont Main Road Masjid receives the news of the passing of Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, former president of the Muslim Judicial Council.   Maulana Ihsaan was a dynamic and courageous son of the soil, whose dedication and tireless passion ... Read More »

Press Statement on Saudi Atrocities in Yemen

PRESS STATEMENT 10 AUGUST 2018 CMRM Condemns Latest Saudi Arabian Led Atrocity in Yemen The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) is horrified at the latest bombing atrocity in Yemen. On Thursday August 9, 2018, an airstrike by Saudi Arabian led coalition forces on the town of Dahyan, killed up to 43 people, including 29 children. CMRM unequivocally condemns Saudi Arabia, ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 27 July 2018: Tribute to a fallen Hero and the Permissibility of Transferring the Deceased from the Place of Passing to Another Town or Country for Burial by Imam Dr. Rashied Omar

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace  The Permissibility of Transferring the Deceased from the Place of Passing to Another Town or Country for Burial  كُلُّ نَفْسٍ ذَائِقَةُ الْمَوْتِ وَإِنَّمَا تُوَفَّوْنَ أُجُورَكُمْ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ  فَمَنْ زُحْزِحَ عَنِ النَّارِ وَأُدْخِلَ الْجَنَّةَ فَقَدْ فَازَ  وَمَا الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا إِلَّا مَتَاعُ الْغُرُورِ Every soul will taste death, and you ... Read More »

Khuthbah: Id ul Fitr : Friday 15 June 2018:  Celebrating and Embracing Youth Activism by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace  ‘Id al-Fitr Khutbah Claremont Main Road Masjid 15th June 2018/1st Shawwal 1439  Celebrating and Embracing Youth Activism Allah is Greater than Allah is Greater than Allah is Greater than All Praise, Thanks and Gratitude belongs to Allah Alone Introduction We praise and thank Allah, the Lord of Compassion ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Masjid Condemns Attack on Malmesbury Worshippers

PRESS STATEMENT 14 JUNE 2018 Claremont Main Road Masjid Condemns Attack on Malmesbury Worshippers   It is with deep sadness that we at the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) received the tragic news of the brutal killing of two worshippers who were completing their month long fast of Ramadan while in a spiritual retreat (`itikaf) at the Malmesbury masjid outside ... Read More »

CMRM Convenes Successful 2018 AGM – 3 June 2018

CMRM Convenes Successful 2018 AGM   On Sunday 03 June the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) held another successful Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Newlands Sports Science Institute. The AGM was attended by close to 100 members and congregants. Haji Yusuf (Boeta Jowa) Abrahams stepped down as CMRM Chairperson after two terms in office (6 years). Khadeeja Bassier and ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 1 June 2018: Manifesting Forgiveness by Shaykh Sadullah Khan

Manifesting Forgiveness Al-hamdulillah, we are blessed to witness another month of Ramadaan; a month of seeking forgiveness, of focusing on pursuing taqwa, a month of increased generosity, of controlling our negative urges and emotions; and of heightening our capacity to improve ourselves.  All of these pursuits for excellence is captured in a verse of the Qur’an … وَسَارِعُواْ إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ ... Read More »

Khutbah- Quds: Friday 01 June 2018: The Battle of Badr, the Bo-Kaap Protests and Affordable Housing by Imam Dr. Rashied Omar

  In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace  Khutbah – Masjidul Quds, Gatesville 16th Ramadan 1439   Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar Introduction We praise and thank Allah the Lord of Mercy and Compassion for once again affording us the wonderful opportunity of experiencing the great blessings of the fasting month of Ramadan. We have reached ... Read More »