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 »