What is Qurbani? Qurban is the ritual slaughtering of livestock — sheep, cows, bulls, goats, camels, etc — on specific days of the Islamic calendar. The practice of Qurbani can be traced back to the time of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) when he dreamt that Allah ordered him to sacrifice his son, Ismail.
The full Quran will be recited over a period of two nights in the MJC’S Department of Quranic Affairs’ (DQA) monthly Qiyaamul Layl programme.
In what is planned to be the event of the year, the MJC Women’s Forum (MJCWF) will be hosting a luncheon to celebrate Women’s Day under the theme, ‘Honouring Remarkable Women’.
The following dua (prayer) was made by the MJC’s Former President and current exco and Imaarah member, Shaykh Ebrahim Gabriels at the opening of the Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Centenary Celebrations held at Mvezo Komkhulu, today.
The Muslim Judicial Council launched a historic Haafith Academic Support programme, in collaboration with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), the MJC’s Department of Quraanic Affairs, Awqaf (SA) and Haafith schools of Cape Town at the MJC offices today.
The MJC Islamic Eisteddfod has proved to be a very popular event Alhamdulillah and we were overwhelmed by the number of entries for the competition.
The sounds of the athaan (call to prayer) reverberated through the newly built Al-Kheir Mosque, in Highlands Drive, Mitchell’s Plain when nineteen students graduated from the Muathin course on Saturday.
Whilst the Malmesbury community in the Western Cape return to routine, the scars of the mosque attack will remain a black mark in the town’s history.
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) was proud to host an Iftar dinner with State President Cyril Ramaphosa in Rylands, Cape Town on Wednesday evening.
Assalaamu Alaykoem wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatu — May the peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be Upon you. Allah Almighty says, “O You who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, so that you may be Allah-Conscious (come closer to Allah). [Fasting] is for a fixed number of […]