Jumada al-Akhir

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  • Saying of the Week

    "I have been sent to perfect good character."

    He also said:

    "The believers  most perfect in faith are those best in character."

    Holy Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be upon Him)

    Funeral Announcements

    INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJIOON "To Allah we belong, and to Him is our return". (Al-Baqarah 2:156)

    Namaz-e-Wahshat: In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Ayatul Kursi should be recited once and in the second Raka'at, Surah al-Qadr should be recited 10 times after Surah-al-Hamd.

    Namaz-e-Haddiye Mayyit: In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Surah Qadr should be recited. In the second Raka'at, after Surah al-Hamd recite Surah Kawther.

    Community Announcements

    Sheikh Jaffer H Jaffer invites all the youths of the community to participate in a special event during the Thanksgiving Break:

    - Thursday from 12:30pm - 3pm boys and girls between the ages of 14-25. Topic is an open forum to 'The Keys of Success'.
    - Friday from 1pm - 3:30pm boys and girls between the ages of 9-13. Topic is 'Kerbala In Me'.

    Lunch will be provided. Parents please encourage your children to attend these events


    Inna lilahi wa inna ilaihi rajeoon.

    Marhum Alhaj Akberali Rajmohamed passed away and was buried in Allentown on Sunday, 6th April, 2014.  Marhum was a Zakir and among the founding elder of the community in Allentown. Below are links to the remarks by the SIJPA President Br. Mohammed khaku and Article about Marhum from Africa Federation as well as citation awarded to him.

    Please remember marhum with a Sura e Fateha.

    SIJPA President Remarks - In  Loving Memory of Marhum Akberbali (Akberbhai) Rajmohamed

    Marhum Akberbha Rajmohamed - Africa Samachar


    Article of the Week: Fatima Zahra (A.S.)
    Comic of the Week: 3 Questions

    Programming Announcements:
    - Thursday, April 10th:
    • 7:45pm Yaseen, Salatul Maghrib/Isha, Dua-e-Kumayl, Majlis, and Ziarat.
    • Sharwate Shaadi majlis to be recited by Zakir Nisar Rahim.
    - Friday, April 11th:
    • 1:05pm Juma'a
    • 7pm Children's Workshop
    • 8pm Salatul Maghrib/Isha
    • 8:30pm AGM (please be on time)
    - Saturday, April 12th:
    • 8pm Salatul Maghrib/Isha
    - Sunday, April 13th:
    • 6:00am Salatul Fajr.
    • 10:30am Madressa.
    - Thursday, April 17th:
    • 4pm Ladies only mendhi and mandwo program
    • 7:45pm Yaseen, Salatul Maghrib/Isha, Dua-e-Kumayl, Majlis, and Ziarat.
    - Friday, April 18th:
    • 1:00pm Juma'a
    • No Children's Workshop
    • 8:02pm Salatul Maghrib/Isha.
    - Saturday, April 19th (Wiladat of Bibi Fatemah & Nikah Ceremony):
    • 2pm Nikah Ceremony of Zahra Gangji & Abbas Ali Damji
    • 7:30pm Yaseen, Hadith-e-KIsa'a
    • 8:03pm Salatul Maghrib/Isha followed by Majlis and Maulud.
    • Majlis to be recited by Syed Saleh Qawini and Maulud to be recited by Mustafa Shivji.
    • Nyaz will be served at the conclusion of the program.
    - Sunday, April 20th:
    • 5:45am Salatul Fajr.
    • No Madressa.

    Miscellaneous Announcements:

    1. A quick reminder regarding membership dues: Membership is renewed yearly. Most of our income comes from membership dues. We are requesting everyone to re-new their membership and become active to make a greater impact on the goals and vision of Al Ahad Islamic center. SIJPA’s fiscal year is Jan 1st through Dec 31st, for any given year. It is time to renew your yearly membership to the SIJPA. Thank you in advance for your continuing membership – we appreciate it!
    2. Islam has encouraged sports while Prophet Mohammad himself, having been known to encourage the community to teach their children swimming, archery and horse riding. The Community is proud to see that one united team will be participating in the upcoming Marhaba Cup Tournament in Allentown, the home of Al Ahad Islamic Center over the Easter Weekend (April 18th – April 20th, 2014). We wish you all the Best for the upcoming tournament.  Good Luck. Have a great time. All the best guys. Inshallah, the long-awaited trophy is heading back to Allentown.

    3. Brick for the Marhumins; Bricks are available to put the names of the Marhumins the donation is $250.00 for the two names of the marhumins. And also if one need to have Yasin recited for their ithale thawaab of the marhumins for 50 Thursday the cost is $500.00 for four names. This is the best of best present for our marhumins who are looking forward for the Tabaruk.

    4. All jamaat members are cordially invited to the nikah ceremony of Zahra Gangji on April 19th, 2014 at Al Ahad Islamic Center. Please click here for the wedding invitation. There will also be asharwate shaadi majlis, mandwo and mehndi program (for ladies only) also taking place at the Center. Please click on their respective hyperlinks.

    5. The families of the late Musa Gulamhussein Dhala and the family of the late Raziul Hasnain request the honor of your presence at the wedding ceremony of their grandchildren Hasnain son of the late Sabir (Chacha) and Shamim Dhala to Zareen Fatima daughter of Shariful (Moti) and Parveen Hasnain InshaAllah on Friday 18th April at the Jaffari Community Centre, Toronto, Canada. Please accept this as a personal invitation from both families. RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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