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  • In this issue

    26 March, 2018

    P.3 – Visit to Canada P.5 -Humbleness in Christianity and Islam P.10 – The Importance of Releting to Others P.12- Mummy First P.14- Art P.16 -The Blessings of [...]
  • In this issue

    27 February, 2018

    p.4 Jerusalem, History, Theology and International Law P.8 Visit My Mosque Day P.10 Mumma Knows Nothing P.12 Art P.14 The danger of socialising the religion P.16 The Sermon [...]


  • Invocation (du‘a) is a form of voluntary prayer in which the believer implores God Almighty so that he may be helped during hardship, his sins may be forgiven, his [...]
  • Although Islam focuses on the individual and his relation to God, it also emphasises the individual’s role in society; thus, asceticism has been discouraged. However, [...]


Community News

Children Corner

  • Following on the teachings of Imam Ali(a) from his sermons on the creation of Moon, Sun, Earth and of small creatures such as ants and locusts, Imam Ali now moves on to [...]
  • As we said last month, we will be talking about a few educational sermons of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb(a).  He was taught by the Prophet Muhammad(s) himself so his words and [...]


  • No Picture


    29 March, 2018

    This month I’m presenting you with an eclectic mix of art forms. Each artist is a change maker in their own right, using their craft to express personal stories and [...]
  • ART

    27 February, 2018

    Spring is in the air. Or so they say. At a time when we can easily experience a range of seasons in one day, it’s easy to remain sceptical about the prospect of [...]

What& Where

  • Through April Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: The Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday [...]
  • Listing of Events

    27 February, 2018

    Through March Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday starting [...]


  • Up to 4 years of age At The Masjid (Learning Series) By Umm Tariq Illustrated by Heather Greenwood Compass Books (2010) Despite the growth of good quality children’s [...]
  • If you’re anything like me you might have switched off the telly after watching the BBC’s latest Islamophilic-offering ‘Muslims Like Us’, in the midst of some serious [...]


  • Lifesaving skin replacement

    31 December, 2017

    Hassan is only 9 years old, but he has suffered much more than a lifetime. Every single day, especially the first seven years, his life was overshadowed by a deadly disease. [...]
  • The man with golden arm

    30 October, 2017

    James Harrison is the Australian donor whose blood has saved millions of lives over the world including almost all of the Australian babies at risk of developing Rhesus [...]


  • Visit to Canada

    27 March, 2018

    On the 28th of February Hujjatul-Islam Dr Shomali travelled to Canada for a six-day trip. During his visit he delivered the annual lecture at the Wilfrid Laurier University [...]
  • Last February a group of six Christians and six Muslims met at the Focolare Centre for Unity in Welwyn Garden City. The meeting marked the first in series of informal [...]
  • ‘Visit My Mosque Day’

    27 February, 2018

    Visit My Mosque is a programme in which mosques and Islamic centres open their doors to the wider non-Muslim community in order to fill the gap of unfamiliarity that some [...]


Life & Community

  • Mummy First

    28 March, 2018

    Parenthood is hard.  Motherhood is even harder. No amount of mental preparation helps you to deal with the actual physical and emotional investment your child will demand [...]
  • Mumma Knows Nothing

    27 February, 2018

    It’s official.  I have a rebellious, independent-minded child. This is an unexpected turn of events for me.  It’s not that I had expectations of a mild, [...]
  • You, Me and Him

    30 January, 2018

    When we look back at the past, we can often pinpoint certain circumstances or events that stand out as times of awakening, as ‘eye-openers’ that changed our [...]
  • Could we see Artificial Intelligence declare itself a new god? Where does Islamic theology stand on AI and as it starts to take over many human vocations, could Islamic [...]
  • ‘Tis the Season to be jolly…’  Almost anyone living in the West, or having any exposure to it, can finish off that jingle.  The world has shrunk and what once was [...]


  • There are many reasons people come to Dublin – admiring beautifully decorated ancient Qur’ans is not one of them.Unbeknown to the vast majority of Muslims around the [...]
  • The bright August sun winked at me every time it caught Lutfi’s large, tinted sunglasses. He gave me a toothless grin, before lifting his walking stick to tap the brown [...]
  • Deep in the forests of northeast Bulgaria, where green, grassy hills come tumbling down from the Romanian border, there lays an intriguing holy man revered by both Muslims [...]


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