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The Hajj – Pillar of Islam

The Hajj - Pillar of Islam

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
As most people will know, the Hajj is the Muslim holy pilgrimage.
In the past, due to the distances involved and people’s finances at the time, it used to be known as ‘the journey of a lifetime’ but now, due to our technological advances and people being generally wealthier, it is [...]

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid – The End of an Era

The End of Tafsir at Zakaria Masjid - The End of an Era

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
They say that all good things must come to an end…
Well on Saturday 28th September 2008 at Zakaria Masjid in Dewsbury, something great did indeed come to an end.
Yes, on Saturday night, we were blessed by Allah to experience the last instalment of the Tafsir (explanation, exegesis) of the Holy [...]

Better Late than Never!

Better Late than Never!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Ramadhaan Mubarak to all our readers!!
Okay, so I am a little late, but alhumdulillah (all praise belongs to Allah) we have once again found ourselves at the beginning of another special Ramadhaan.
As always, we are beginning to feel the blessings and Allah’s special mercy that this month brings and as [...]

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Some Weekend Enlightenment

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So, I’m back from Malaysia – alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) me and my lovely wife had a relaxing yet refreshing time there and thank Allah for making our trip so easy for us.
Anyway, back to business, and although this is a bit last minute, some of you may [...]

Junaid Jamshed Rolls into Town!

Junaid Jamshed Rolls into Town!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well he’s coming!
Yes folks, the effervescent Junaid Jamshed, star Naat singer is coming to Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 20 July as part of a fundraiser for the Paradise Prep School, Dewsbury.
From what I’ve heard, the Pakistan cricketers Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammed Yousuf will also be present together with other guest [...]

Something for the Ladies…

Something for the Ladies...

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Insha-Allah the follwing programme will take place this weekend – please note that this is a ladies only event.
Programme Title: Ummul Mu’mineen – The Life of the Mother of the Believers, Khadeeja (May Allah be pleased with her)
Date and Time: Saturday 19 April 2008 – 4pm-5pm
Venue: Savile Town Community Centre, [...]

Something From the Weekend

Something From the Weekend

Assalamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) the program on Saturday went ahead and everybody seemed to enjoy it.
We were enlightened by words of wisdom from Moulana Imran and uplifted by the Qur’an recitation, Nazams and Arabic Nasheeds from the students he brought down with him.
Jazakallah (may Allah give the best recompense) [...]

In Qur’an We Trust – An Afternoon With Allah’s Word – The Recording

In Qur'an We Trust - An Afternoon With Allah's Word - The Recording

Assalamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Well here it is as promised, the recording for the program that was held at Zakaria Masjid on Sunday 24 February 2008.
Once again, jazakallah khair (may Allah give the best recompense) to all those who took part and helped out in any way, and a special thank you to IMWS for [...]

In Qur’an We Trust – An Afternoon With Allah’s Word – Re-Visited

In Qur'an We Trust - An Afternoon With Allah's Word - Re-Visited

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah), as you may have gathered from the comments in the preceeding post, the event on Sunday took place and went really well alhumdulillah.
There were around 200 men and about 60 women (come on people we can do better!!) and according to one report, lots of [...]

In Qur’an We Trust – An Afternoon With Allah’s Word

In Qur'an We Trust - An Afternoon With Allah's Word

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)
Insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah), Hidayah Blog will be holding its first event, which will be a Qur’an conference, this Sunday 24th February 2008 in Zakaria Masjid, Dewsbury.
The speakers include homegrown talent such as Moulana Shahid Feroz and Moulana Hasib Mayat from Batley who will both be delivering [...]