May Allah (SWT) make our reward and your reward great, at our grief for Imam Husayn (as).
Our condolences to the Imam of our time, Imam al-Mahdi (at), and to all of the lovers of the Ahl al-Bayt (a) worldwide, on these nights of the month of Muharram.
Fajr Jamaat Salaat this weekend, the 23rd & 24th October will take place at 6.45am followed by Nyaz.
The Jamaat’s next scheduled program will take place on Wednesday 26th October being the Shahadat of our 4th Holy Imam, Imam Ali Zaynal Abideen (as). The program will commence at 8pm with Marshiyya followed by Majlis, Matam and ending with Ziyarat Waritha. The Urdu Majlis will be delivered by Maulana Safi Haider and the English Majlis will be by Brother Ali Raza in the Syeda Zainab Building.
Shabir Hirji & Muslim Dharamshi invite you to attend Majlis e Aza for gents on Saturday 22nd October at 7.30pm at SAM Auto Centre 292 Upper Balsall Heath Rd, Balsall Heath, B12 9DR. Niyaz will be served. Gents are requested to attend.
Announcements and Sponsoring Majlis
Our Interfaith Committee has organised a talk by Reverend Andrew Ashdown from Southampton, who has been visiting the Middle East for over 20 years, to come and talk to us about Syria. He visited Syria several times prior to the conflict and has traveled extensively in the country four times in the last two years. He has spent time with ordinary Sunni, Shia, Alawi, Christian, Druze and Kurds; met with faith and community leaders in Damascus, Homs, Tartous, Lattakia and met with reconciliation committees in Homs and elsewhere. He has also met with government and internal opposition figures; and visited refugee camps at Yarmouk, and in Lebanon and Iraq. In November, he spent a few days at a monastery just a few kilometers from ‘ISIS’ lines, and he was most recently in Syria last month. This program will be held on Saturday 22nd October here in the Imambargah commencing with Maghribain Salaat at 6pm & ending with a Q&A session.
Muhammadi Nursery Free places
Muhammadi Nursery is offering free places for 2-5 year olds. For more information, please see leaflets which are available from the treasurer's desks in both the ladies and gents.
Evening of Grief & Sorrow
The Nationwide all English Majlis, Evening of Grief & Sorrow, is set for its ninth year taking place on Saturday 29th October commencing at 7pm at the Manchester Islamic Centre. The Majlis welcomes lovers of the Ahlulbayt (as) from across the United Kingdom, with renowned English reciters preparing to create an emotionally capturing night as always. Featuring Ammar al Nashed, Nouri Sardar, The Tejani Brothers, Mohammed Abbas Karim, Imran Datoo and Sadiq Damani. Transport is being organised across the UK, and for more information please contact your local youth group.
Imam Husayn (a) Blood Campaign
The Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign's session this Muharram will be taking place on Saturday 29th October & Tuesday 11th October. The National Blood Service staff will have stalls outside both the ladies' and gents' entrances. Those who wish to donate blood this year can book an appointment today with the National Blood service staff or can visit ius.org.uk/giveblood/sign-up to book an appointment online.