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EID AL ADHA – PRAYER TIMINGS 2017

READING ISLAMIC CENTRE
50/52 South Street, Reading RG1 4RA

09:00AM – ABDUL SHAKOOR
10:00AM – ABU BAKR BANARAS

PAKISTANI COMMUNITY CENTRE
London Road, Reading RG1 3PA

09:00AM – H M ZULQARNAIN
10:00AM – MOHAMMAD ALTAF

Announcement – Eid ul Adha 2017

In accordance with positive reports of crescent sightings from Morocco, South Africa and other countries it is announced that tomorrow (Wednesday) 23rd August is the 1st of Zul Hijja & Friday the 1st of September 2017 will be Eid ul Adha.

May Allah bless everyone in this month and give relief to those Muslims who are in trouble accross the globe. Ameen.

WHEN DOES ONE AVOID CLIPPING NAILS AND CUTTING HAIR?

The Beloved Prophet صلى الله تعالى عليه وآله وسلم said, “Whoever intends doing Qurbani should avoid clipping his nails or cutting his hair for the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah.” [Sunan an-Nisa’i 4362] This is mustahabb (recommended) and not wajib for the one who will be giving Qurbani; so if someone does clip his or her nails or cuts their hair there will not be any wrongdoing and the...

Eight qualities Tasawwuf is based on

Tasawwuf is based on eight qualities: 1. Generosity like that of Ibrahim عليه السلام 2. Cheerful submission like that of Isma’il عليه السلام 3. Patience like that of Yaqub عليه السلام 4. Prayer like that of Zakariyya عليه السلام 5. Poverty like that of Yahya عليه السلام 6. Wearing of woollen clothes like that of Musa عليه السلام 7. Travelling about like that of Isa عليه السلام 8. A life of...

Twelve qualities that must be present in a Wali/Shaykh

Twelve qualities that must be present in a Muslim in order for him to qualify to be a Wali/Shaykh: He must be a reflection of Al-Sattar [concealing faults of others] He must be a reflection of Al-Ghaffaar [extremely forgiving] He must be helpful to everyone [Rafiq] He must be very kind [Shafiq] He must be truthful [Saadiq] He must be charitable [Mutasaddiq] He must be a person who encourages good...

Is Practising Islam Easy or Difficult?

Islam is supposed to be easy but I am finding it hard to practise. How can we reconcile between this ease and hardship? All good things are not beyond a person’s capacity to attain but they are only attained through effort. Even in worldly affairs, effort is required to attain one’s goals. If we look at the religion from the perspective that it does not give us obligations which we are unable to...

Water Well Project – UPDATE

Abu Harayra narrates “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said ” Charity does not decrease wealth, no one forgives another except that Allah (ﷻ) increases his honour and no one humbles himself for the sake of Allah (ﷻ) except that Allah raises his status.” Alhamdulullah, with the help of Friends and Family this pledge has been fulfilled. Now over to SKT Welfare who are responsible for...

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Reading Islamic Centre (Anjuman Mihibban-e-Rasool) is here to provide a place of prayer of prayer and congregation for the Muslim community of Reading.