Khutab 2018

Khutbah: Id Al Adha 11 August 2019: Hajj as a Journey of Self-Reflection and Spiritual Rejuvenation

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Hajj as a Journey of Self-Reflection and Spiritual Rejuvenation  10th Dhu al-Hijja 1440 ألله أكبر، الله أكبر، الله أكبر، الله أكبر ولله الحمد God is Greater than; God is Greater than; God is Greater than All Praise, Thanks and Gratitude belongs to God Alone  وَأَذِّنْ فِي النَّاسِ بِالْحَجِّ ... Read More »

Friday 09 August 2019 – Pre-Khutbah talk: How We Move the Gender Conversation Forward by K Bassier

How We Move the Gender Conversation Forward by K Bassier The ethos of this mosque is deeply rooted in critical traditionalism. That is – striking the balance or mizan between respecting traditional values which inform the platform of Islam but also recognizing that while the values transcend space and time and are therefore universal, the cultural backdrop evolves and therefore ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 26 July 2019: The War on the Cape Flats:  How Do We Respond? by Imam Dr Rashied Omar at Masjidul Muqarram – Factreton

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace  The War on the Cape Flats:  How Do We Respond? 23rd Dhu al-Qa`ida 1440  Introduction On Wednesday 17 July 2019 Tasneem Simons, a 22-year-old pregnant woman, was killed after she was caught in crossfire while hanging her washing. Tasneem’s murder was the 20th death as a result of ... Read More »

There Is A War In Our Midst – We Must Respond

MEDIA STATEMENT  17 July 2019  There Is A War In Our Midst – We Must Respond Working class communities on the Cape Flats are engulfed in a violent and deadly civil conflict.  Gang turf wars, drug peddling, violent crime, murders, sexual assaults, killing of children and the incessant breakdown of the social fabric of family and community life are the ... Read More »

I’d ul Fitr Khutbah: 5 June 2019: World Environment Day: Becoming an Eco-Muslim by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

  ألله أكبر، الله أكبر، الله أكبر، الله أكبر ولله الحمد God is Greater than; God is Greater than; God is Greater than; All Praise, Thanks and Gratitude belongs to God Alone  Introduction We gather here at this `Id al-Fitr service to bid farewell to the blessed and beautiful month of Ramadan. By the Grace of Allah, the ever-Merciful and all-Compassionate, ... Read More »