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.
Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks was born 16 September 1964 in Worcestor, 110 kilometres outside Cape Town, South Africa. He was the former president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC),
It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, colleague, friend and Former President of the MJC, Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks. Innaa lillaahi wa innaa ilayhi rajioun
The month of Dhul Hijja is almost upon us. It is a sacred month wherein the Hajj (or pilgrimage) takes place, a month wherein we remember the sacrifice of Ibrahim (Alayhis-salaam) and His family; and celebrate Eid-ul Adha (Festival of the Sacrifice). It is also the final month of the Islamic calendar.
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) is highly distressed and dismayed at the arson attack which took place at the Sayed Mahmud Mazaar in Constantia on Tuesday morning.
The Muslim consumer feels justifiably misled by Foodlover’s Market’s weekly brochure, stating that the Access Park store in Cape Town is “strictly halaal”.
The Halal certificate of Fresher’s Butchery’s at Food Lover’s Market in Access Park, Cape Town, has been suspended with immediate effect by the Muslim Judicial Council’s Halaal Trust (MJCHT).
The Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam said: ‘Verily the sun and moon are two signs from amongst the signs of Allah. They do not eclipse due to the death or birth of anyone. When you see them in eclipse, then hasten towards Salaah.’ (Bukhari)
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.