Eid tomorrow!

Posted October 25th, 2012 by admin and filed in Hajj, Remembrance

Assalamu alaikum,

Just a quick reminder for tomorrow:

– Please arrive by 8.30am (the Eid salaat WILL start 30 mins later)
– Remember to bring your mats
– If you able, please bring some snacks, a dish of your cultural choice – we can all munch on this after the Eid salaat whilst we socialise at the end.

Lastly, please remember to have a good time. This event is for you AND your family. Bring them and enjoin in the goodness it brings.

Ahad

Eid Salaat in Sutton, 26 October 2012

Posted October 23rd, 2012 by admin and filed in General, Remembrance

Assalamu ‘alaikum

We are please to announce that Companions of the Mosque will be organising Eid-ul-Adha Prayers/gathering at the Thomas Wall Centre for the family this year.

Map details here

The planned date for Eid is 26 October 2012 and the gathering will start at 8:30 with Takbeerat-ul-Eid and salaam will start 9:00am sharp, Insha’Allah.

Please arrive at 8.30am to benefit from the rewards of Takbeeraat and to avoid missing your salaah.

Separate salaat area for the sisters and children will be provided.

NB – This venue is not a masjid, therefore it can be classed as an “in-door mussllaa”, hence it is chance to practice Hhadeeth Ummu-Attieh (Even women in their cycle should join in the celebration by attending)

This is an Islamic gathering for the whole family. Refreshments will be be provided, but please feel free to bring snacks and your prayer mats.

Parking
Limited Spaces will be reserved for organisers only . Please drop off your family first at the centre before parking at either the Pay & Display off-street parking or:

Times Square Shopper car park on Lenham Road – http://goo.gl/maps/ldWqc
Times Square Shopper car park on Throwley Way – http://goo.gl/maps/fR33b
Asda Shopping Centre on St Nicholas Way – http://goo.gl/maps/L4u8E

Do’s and Don’ts
You are ALL requested to be considerate as this is a residential area. Please remember to:
– Arrive early!
– Park responsibly, even if you are late – its intention that counts
– Do NOT double park
– Do NOT block ANY residential drive way

The Police have been informed to manage the highways during this event. You will be given a parking fine if you park in an unrestricted area and this will jeopardise future COM events.

Please visit our web site for more information: http://www.companionsofthemosque.com/

Listen to the Taraweeh salat – 25 Ramadaan

Posted August 14th, 2012 by admin and filed in General, Remembrance, Videos & MP3

 

Tafseer Class No. 6

Posted December 25th, 2011 by admin and filed in Remembrance, Videos & MP3

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Talk: The Power of Imaan

Posted October 22nd, 2010 by admin and filed in General, Remembrance

What is it? Why is there a difference between Imaan and Islam. How can we utilise this power?

All these questions answered and more In-shaa`a Allah:

Date: Saturday 23 October 2010 
Time: After Maghrib prayers in-shaa’a Allah

Speaker: Abdullatif Osman

Venue: Kingston Mosque
Kingston Islamic Cultural Centre,
55 East Road, Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT2 6EJ

“…so what did the Muslims ever do for us?”

Posted February 19th, 2010 by admin and filed in General, Remembrance

We all know the Romans were good at building water and drainage systems. That our American cousins, The Wright Brothers, were the first to take to the air in their flying machine. And as for the British: masters of time piece and the makers of a good cup of tea.

Really?

Last week, we went to visit the “1001 Inventions” exhibition organised by the Jameel Foundation: An insight to Islamic historical inventions and discoveries during the “Dark ages” or as it should be known “The Golden Ages”.

It seems the mists of time have some interesting hidden treasures about our Muslim ancestry. In fact, the western inventions we take for granted today were actually pioneered and developed long before the Europeans created their porcelain throne.

“Interesting”, I hear you say.

The exhibition shows Islamic origins of modern day technologies such as the camera, the clock, and yep the flying machine.

In fact the Muslims were also pretty good at medicine too: being able to hypothesis and prove blood capillary actions. They also performed cutting edge eye surgery research. You’ll be also interested to learn, that free health care, triage diagnosis and patient after care were not developed by the NHS…. unless there was a health service in the middle ages and it was in the middle east.

“Oh yeah…”, I hear you cynically say

Here are a few other things we learnt:

The elephant clock: the first way of telling the time, with parts made up of all the major cultures; Greek, Indian, Chinese, invented by 12th century muslim inventor Al-Jazari, a Muslim

In 9th century Spain, Muslim inventor Abbas ibn Firnas designed a flying machine, hundreds of years before da Vinci drew plans of his own and more than a thousand years after the Wright Brothers.

Beautifully displayed, with interactive games, and a presentation with outstanding sound, the Science Museum’s “1001 Inventions” showed us what Muslims are capable of.

It’s mind-blowing to see that some of the most complex inventions didn’t come from only the Greeks and Romans, but from us, the Muslims. To reiterate, what was called the dark ages, should be rightly renamed as “The Golden Ages”.

From the first clock, to treating cataracts, to inventing a mathematical essence, the Muslims of the “Golden ages”, through Allah’s will, invented groundbreaking discoveries, all of which today’s life would be, in no way, the same without.
Leaving this exhibition, ready to send picture messages to my friends, I looked at my camera in awe, realizing that us, the Muslims invented the camera and the basic tool for today’s cineplexes and multiplexes.

Seeing all these major developments, it takes a while for us to realize that Allah’s will was that these Muslims changed the world. Masha’Allah – What a will of Allah!

I felt a sense of being enormously inspired. David C Mccullough said; “History is who we are and why we are the way we are” – This exhibition didn’t melodramatically “change my life”, but it made me realize that the Muslim Ummah has far more potential than we take into consideration, and that we should aspire to aim high, as these people did, and that we, one day could change the world, in a different, but significant way.

Rabbi Zidni Ilman Naafi’an – Oh my Lord, increase me in beneficial knowledge. And Allah knows best.

“OK, so apart from, medicine, aviation, mathematics, what else did the Muslim do for us?”

Did I also mention they also invented soap!