Welcome to the Muslim Directory - South Africa
The Muslim Directory profiles Masjids, Organisations, Educational Institutes, Halaal Restaurants, Muslim Personalities and Islamic Publications and Websites in South Africa.
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Slides by Imam Dr Abdul Rashied Omar used in "Faith-based Peacebuilding" plenary at RCC 2013 Religion Communicators Council 2013 convention
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Madrassa An-Noor for the Blind, a specialist educational institute for the visually impaired, has launched a dedicated new audio website, facilitating access to a wealth of audio books and recordings produced by the Madrassa.
To create communities that are functional is difficult. Furthermore to create communities that are ethical, accountable and transparent is even more difficult. This added layer of complexity to create communities that are ethical, accountable and transparent requires an imagination that is sound and cherishes values. In our case it is the values of Islam. The imagination allows us to grasp the history of the community and our own abilities to build this community that are ethical, accountable and transparent. The imagination also allows us to understand the relations between the history and our own abilities within our society.
Some 272km outside of Cape Town - a distance covered in a leisurely three hour drive along the N2 - Muslims will find a new place to stop in the rural town of Heidelberg. After Caledon with its functional jamat-khana and Bredasdorpwhere a new mosque is in the process of being built, this is the next town where Muslims will find a mosque, one which is due to be opened formally on Sunday.
According to Siraj Logday, owner of the family owned chain of pet stores, Pet Adventure, the new Masjidul Yunus at 33 Hoog Street in Heidelberg was named for his grandfather Yunus Logday and was purchased on auction. "It used to be a community hall that belonged to the Old Apostolic Church and is about 100 years old. Since then, with the help of my family and some sponsors, we have spent quite a bit to renovate the building, while keeping its historic character," he told VOC on Friday.
Khutbah by Shaykh Sadullah Khan
A cardinal principle in the equation of human relationships is that all members of every human community should learn to care deeply about themselves and about other members of the community, as well as to act in ways that are supportive of the vital interests of all. Wise ones have said that among the most important ingredients in the formula for a successful and fulfilling life is knowing how to get along with people.
Habibia Soofie Saheb Masjid acknowledges the community service of a son of the institution, Imam Muhammad Yusuf Purkar. He served the Masjid for many years and he was extremely dedicated in what he did. He leaves behind his wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter and 2 brothers. May Allah, The Most High, place Noor in his grave and grant him a high abode in Paradise. We appeal to everyone to remember him in your du`aas.
Live your life in this world with moderation and always deliberate before making any commitment. In short, don’t bite off more than you can chew. Hasan al-Basri (Rahimahullah) said: “Beware of your commitments that you make in this world, for the world has a way of consuming a person. A person makes a commitment to one thing and he finds himself involved in ten other commitments. (Hilyatul Awilya, Vol:2, Pg: 153)
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby reaffirms to the community that we have condemned the scandalous, malicious and criminal relabeling of pork as Halaal and other violations at the Orion Cold Storage which has impacted upon the integrity of the general status of Halaal meat and is thus a matter for the South African Justice system.
Pro-Palestinian activists are up in arms after a major South African pharmacy chain harshly rebuffed calls by a consumer to remove Israeli goods from its shelves. The retailer, Dis-Chem, which boasts scores of stores across South Africa also stands accused of defending controversial Israeli occupation and military policies.
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- Ibnu Masood Institute The Ibnu Masood Institute: Is named after the great Sahaabi of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), ‘Abdullah bin Mas&lsqu
- Masjid Taqwa, Marble Hall Ladies Facility Available
- Kramat of Tuan Kaape-ti-low It is claimed that Tuan Kaape-ti-low was a general from Java in Shaykh Yusuf’s army and was exiles to the Cape w
- Kramat of Shaykh Mohamed Hassen Ghaibie Shah Shaykh Mohamad Hassen Ghaibie Shah, is one of the two better known Auliyah who lies buried on the Signal Hill Ridge. The other one is Kaape-ti-low.
- Weltevreden Muslim Cultural Society
Masjids / Islamic Centres in South Africa
1 Katboschfontein Road
Awqaf SA was pioneered in 2000 as an independent community-based and owned trust, dedicated to the establishment of the institution of Waqf and the empowerment of communities.More Organisations...
Shaykh Abduraghiem Hasan Sallie is the Imam of Mosque Shafi in Bokaap and author of many books.More Profiles...
Muslim Educational Institutions
The UJ Department of Religion Studies focuses on diverse religions including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, African and Eastern religions. All of these faith traditions have for millennia, in their own unique way articulated the human search for meaning and continue to do so. In order toMore Education Institutions...
Halaal Restaurants / Places to Eat
8 Kromboom Road
Tourism Places to Visit
Sayed Mahmud was a spiritual and religious leader of the Malaccan Empire. He was one of the religious advisor captured with Shiekh Abdurahman Matebe Shah. He was also banished to Constantia in the Cape where the following inscription on his shrine on Islam Hill, Constantia appears:
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This is the story of a Muslim woman, Abeeda (Beeda), who leads a double life. On the one hand she is a pious mother of four sons, but under the veil she is a daring, independent-minded woman with a sexuality, and a liking for risky behavior, that she keeps secret from those closest to her. WeMore Publications...
Islamic Websites in South Africa
Masjidul BagrMasjids / Islamic Centres