CURRENT MOON
وقت الامساك
Imsak:
6:19
صلاة الفجر
Fajr:
6:28
شروق الشمس
Sunrise:
7:40
صلاة الضهر
Zuhr:
1:17
غروب الشمس
Sunset:
6:49
صلاة المغرب
Maghrib:
7:05

New moon: Month of MUHARRAM 1436AH

اعلان حول هلال شهر محرم الحرام

There were NO confirmed crescent (moon) sighting reports for Friday October 24th 2014. Therefore, we shall complete 30 days of Dhul-Hijjah on Saturday and the FIRST DAY of MUHARRAM 1436 AH is established as Sunday 26th OCTOBER, 2014

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Events of Dhul Hijjah | ذو الحجة
Day 10 month of Dhul Hijjah, Eid Al-Adha   |   عيد الاضحى المبارك.
Day 7 month of Dhul Hijjah, SHAHADAT of Imam AL-Baqir(AS)   |   شهادة الامام الباقر عليه السلام.
Day 9 month of Dhul Hijjah, SHAHADAT of H. MUSLIM BIN AQEEL   |   شهادة حضرة مسلم ابن عقيل عليه السلام.
Day 9 month of Dhul Hijjah, DAY OF ARAFAT   |   وقوف الحجيج بعرفة.
Day 15 month of Dhul Hijjah, WILADAT of IMAM AL-NAQI (AS)   |   ولادة الامام علي بن محمد النقي الهادي عليه السلام.
Day 18 month of Dhul Hijjah, EID-AL-GHADEER   |   عيد الغدير الاغر - عيد الولاية.
Day 18 month of Dhul Hijjah, SHAHADAT SONS OF H. MUSLIM   |   شهادة اولاد مسلم عليهم وعلى ابائهم السلام.
Day 24 month of Dhul Hijjah, EID-AL-MUBAHILA   |   عيد المباهلة.

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IABA Muharram Guest Speakers 2014

Sheikh Vinay Khetia
1st -12th Muharram

Sheikh Vinay Khetia was born and raised in Toronto. After a prolonged search for self discovery he embraced Islam at the age of 17. Shaykh Vinay has a B.A. in Near Eastern Studies/Arabic and Religion from the University of Toronto, as well as  M.A. in the History and Philosophy of Religion from Concordia University. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Religious Studies at McMaster University.
Sheikh Vinay attended the Hawza 'Ilmiyya of London, UK, as well as Sayyida Zaynab ( Syria) in addition to carrying out manuscript research/specialized study in Najaf, Qum, and Mashhad which is an ongoing project. He has written various academic articles dealing with Islamic Intellectual History, Shiism, and Islamic Law. 

Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
20th -22nd Muharram

Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi was born in the Saran district of Bihar, India. He went to the Hawza-e ‘Ilmiya-e Qum, Iran at the age of fifteen. During his ten years stay in Qum, he studied with various teachers; and moved from the levels of muqaddimãt to sutûh (equal to graduate level in secular universities) and, finally, attended the dars-e kharij (ijtihad lectures equal to post-graduate studies) of Ayatullah al-Uzma Shaikh Wahid Khurãsãni. Sayyid serves as a crucial figure in the building of bridges with other faiths and surrounding communities.

Sheikh Muslim Chawla
27th-29th Muharram

Sheikh Muslim Mehdi Chawla is a scholar of religious sciences with a specialization in Islamic Philosophy and Theology. He has studied for over 10 years in the Islamic seminary of Qum.  Sheikh Mehdi also hold a Masters Degree in Political Science and has written a thesis on Liberty in Islamic Political Philosophy and Liberalism. He has attended Dars-e-Kharij Usool and Fiqh of various mujtahids. He has also resided for 2 years in Syria to pursue Dars-e-Kharij and also to perform Islamic ministerial job.
Since 2001 Imam Moulana Muslim Mehdi has been actively involved in tabligh activities including majalis, lectures, discussions, community counseling held at various venues in many countries. He is proficient in several languages, including English, Arabic, Persian, Punjabi & Urdu.

Dr. Faroukh Sekhsalaf
4th-6th Safar

Dr Sekaleshfar was born in Manchester, UK, in 1973. He qualified in General Medicine at Imperial College, London, in 2000 and has studied Bioethics at Manchester University. Dr Farrokh has been studying seminary sciences in Qum for over a decade and is currently teaching ethics and gnosticism. His main research areas include jurisprudence and spirituality. He is currently a researcher and adviser at Royan Institute.

Sheikh Mahdi Rastani
15th-20th Safar

Sheikh Mahdi Rastani was born and raised in the US. He began in Howzah-e-Qom after finishing high school in iran, and has been studying in the howzah the past 8 years now. He has made many trips for tableegh here in the states and european countries. He is fluent in Farsi, English and Arabic.

Sheikh Murtaza Bachoo
28th Safar -4th Rabiul Awaal

Sheikh Ja’far Muhibullah comes to us from North Carolina where he was born and raised, and where he has also helped establish a community based Islamic Study Group. He began his quest for knowledge after high school, which led him to join the Islamic Seminary. He has studied for 10 years in Islamic Seminaries in the U.S. and abroad; and he is always in the constant pursuit of knowledge as the Prophet (PBUH) advised, “Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.”

IABA Daily Program

PROGRAM FOR 23rd - 26th Oct 2014
Thu 23rd October
(8:00) Salaat Isha
(8:15) Surah Yaseen/Dua Kumail
(9:00) Ziarat Waritha
Fri 24th October
(1:17) Friday Khutbah and Prayers
Sat 25th October Muharaam Program
(7:05) Salatul Maghrib & Isha
(7:35) Quran
(7:40) Marthia
(7:50) Youth Speech by Haana Janmohamed
Readings from Abu Mikhnaf's Maqtal Al- Husayn.
Part 1: Imam Husayn Departing Medina
(7:55) Main Speech by Sheikh Vinay Khetia
(8:50) Matam
(9:00) Ziarat & Dinner
(9:45) Q/A
Sun 26th October Muharaam Program
(7:04) Salatul Maghrib & Isha
(7:35) Quran
(7:40) Marthia
(7:50) Youth Speech by Sabika Bharma
Readings from Abu Mikhnaf's Maqtal Al- Husayn.
Part 2: Muslim Ibne Aqeel and Kufa
(7:55) Main Speech by Sheikh Vinay Khetia
(8:50) Matam
(9:00) Ziarat
Muharram 1436 Program Details

Br. Hussain Al Nashed - 3rd Safar 1435 (2013)

الاخ حسين الناشد في ليلة الثالث من صفر

Sheikh Murtaza Bachoo 19th Safar 1435 (2013)

شيخ مرتضى ليلة التاسع عشر من صفر

Sheikh Jaffar Muhibullah 28th Safar 1435 (2013)

شيخ جعفر محب الله يوم 28 من صفر

Wiladat of 11th Imam - Sheikh Yusuf Husayn Abdul Shahid - Feb 8th 2014

ولادة الامام الحادي عشر - الشيخ يوسف حسين



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