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  • 26 May 2017

    Port Elizabeth:
    Al Bayaan:
    | Awatif: Sheikh Ebrahim Essop | Azhar: Moulana Basheer Moosagie | Baywest: Hafiz Muhammad Osman | Bloemendaal: Sheikh Ramadaan Shabaan | Booysens Park: Sheikh Imad Lagerdien | Central: Sheikh Iman Nakhomo | Cottrell St: | Darul Uloom: Mufti Siraj Desai | Fuqara: Moulana Salmaan Moosagie | Grace St: Imam Abdul Haseeb Jappie | Greenacres: Moulana M Ali Desai | Huda: Moulana Abdurrahmaan Nackerdien | Humphries St: Hafiz Tayyib Moosagie | Korsten JK: Moulana Shafi Moosa | Kuyga: | Mansoor: Moulana Salmaan Fredericks | Motherwell: Imam Moosa Milanzi | NMMU: | New Brighton: Sheikh Nceba Salamntu | Overbaakens: Moulana Nazeem Moosagie | Pier St: Moulana Riyaad Jappie | Rudolph St: Sheikh Abdullatief Lagerdien | Ruvan Centre: Moulana Meraj Mdahoma | Saabireen: Sheikh Majdie Jardien | Salt Lake: Moulana Maseehullah Desai | Taqwa: | West End: Moulana Hussain Kapery

     

    Uitenhage:
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    Imam Liaquat Ali Tiry | Ibaadur Rahmaan: Moulana Shoayb Laher | Mumineen: Combined Juma with Qudama | Qudama: Imam M Zahied Farrath - Combined Juma with Mumineen

     

    [All venues subject to change without notice]

  • 2017

    May

    25: Somalia Feedback. Masjid Mansoor after Esha (7.15 pm Jamaat)

     

    26: Ramadan Starts. First Taraweeh. Subject to sighting of moon

    26: Moonsighting Event. Fathers and sons. Malabar Eidgah. Maghrib Salaah at the Eidgah

     

    Jun

    15: Itikaf Starts. Subject to sighting of moon

     

    16: Youth Hamper Distribution. 8.30am-12.00pm. From Madressa Mansoor

     

    24: Youth Itikaf. Masjid Mansoor. Sat 9.00pm-Sun 6.00am. Registration: 082 883 6601

     

    24: Moonsighting Event. Fathers and sons. Malabar Eidgah. Maghrib Salaah at the Eidgah 

    26: Eidul Fitr. Subject to sighting of moon

 

 

 
 
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Burma Musjid
Burma Musjid
As much as 20% of the population may be Muslim. The first Muslims arrived in the Arakan coast in the 9th century, prior to the establishment of the first Burmese empire in 1055 CE.

 

These early Muslim settlements and the propagation of Islam were documented by Arab, Persian, European and Chinese travelers of the 9th century. Muslims arrived in Burma as traders settlers, military personnel, prisoners of war and refugees Many early Muslims also held positions of status as royal adviser, royal administrators, port authorities, mayors.
 
Persian Muslims arrived in northern Burma in 860. Many settlements in the southern region near present day Thailand were noted for Muslim populations, in which Muslims often outnumbered local Buddhists. Pathein was ruled by three Indian Muslim kings in the 13th century. Arab merchants also arrived, and there were Arab settlements in the present Meik archipelago.
 
The current population of Burmese Muslims are the descendants of Arabs, Persians, Turks, Moors, Indians, Pakistanis, Pathans, Bengalis, Chinese Muslims and Malays who settled and intermarried with local Burmese groups. In 1044 Muslims dominated all the seaports in Burma and Thailand. In seventeenth century, Muslims became powerful because of their wealth. They were even appointed as governors of Mergui, viceroys of Tenasserim and port governors.
 
The last Mughal Emperor of Muslim India Bahadur Shah II and his family were exiled to Burma where he died in 1862. After the British took over Burma Muslims formed numerous organizations, active in social welfare and religious affairs. Oppression of Rohingya Muslims has been ongoing for over 30 years.
 
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