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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 »

Khutbah: Friday 25 May 2018: Towards an Understanding of Structural and Cultural Violence by Mujahid Osman

In the Name of God, Merciful to All, Compassionate to Each Towards an Understanding of Structural and Cultural Violence Claremont Main Road Masjid    Part One Introduction It is great to be back in Cape Town, even with the two-minute showers. It is good to be back at my spiritual home, the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) after spending almost a ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 18 May 2018: Women and Janazah (Funerals) by Imam Dr. Rashied Omar

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 2nd Ramadan 1439 Women and Janazah (Funerals) أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ You are obsessed by greed and competing with each other for worldly possessions حَتَّى زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ Until you reach your graves.   (Surah al-Takathur, Chapter 102, Verses 1 and 2) During the blessed month of Ramadan, janazahs or funerals ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Masjid Mourns the Death of Palestinians

  PRESS STATEMENT – 16 MAY 2018   Claremont Main Road Masjid Mourns the Death of Palestinians   The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) joined Palestine solidarity groups in Cape Town to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day on Tuesday 15 May 2018. This was a day after more than 60 Palestinian protesters were callously shot and killed by ... Read More »

Khutbah – Friday 11 May 2018 – Preparing Ourselves for Welcoming the Blessed Month of Ramadan by Salahdin Kakooza

 In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful 24th Sha`ban 1439  الحمد لله الذي هدانا لهذا وماكنا لنهتدي لولا أن هدانا الله، اللهم صل وسلم على سيدنا محمد مفتاح باب رحمة الله عدد ما في علم الله صلاة وسلاما دائمين بدوام ملك الله، وعلى آله وصحبه ومن والاه. وأشهد أنه الله الذي لا إله إلا الله وحده ... Read More »