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    Edinburgh Central Mosque has seen around a 75% reduction in community donations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We really need your donations now more than ever!

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  • السلام عليكم
    Peace Be Upon You
    • Edinburgh Central Mosque Re-Opens

      On July 15th, Edinburgh Central Mosque re-opened for congregational prayers. We will be running things (including how we hold prayers) a little differently for a while as we begin to come out of lock down. 

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    • NHS Test and Protect Data Collection

      In order to re-open and provide congregational activities safely, we are required by the Scottish Government to collect data from anyone attending the Mosque as part of the NHS Test and Protect initiative. This is collected when you sign up to our prayer booking system and book to attend a prayer. Click below to read our full covid-19 privacy policy.


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    • Book A Prayer

      We have created a dedicated booking system which you can use via our website or on the EdMosque Prayer Times mobile app (available on both Android and iOS). Click below to go through to our booking system on your web browser. 

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    • Today's Prayer Times

      Tue 09 Mar
      4:39 am
      6:43 am
      12:25 am
      3:19 pm
      6:06 pm
      8:01 pm

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      لَا يُكَلِّفُ ٱللَّهُ نَفۡسًا إِلَّا وُسۡعَهَا

      سورة البقرة اية 286 

       Allah does not burden a soul
      with more than it can bear
      Surah al-Baqarah, verse 286

    • Classes

      At Edinburgh Central Mosque we provide a variety of regular classes and from men, women and children. Whether you are looking for Quran Recitation and Tajweed, Fiqh, Seerah, Aqidah, Arabic or English Language classes, we are sure to have something to meet your needs. In addition to our regular classes, we strive to provide frequently lectures, talks and workshops run by a variety of speakers throughout the years. 

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    • Visit the Mosque

      Interested in learning about Islam, the Mosque or the Muslim Community in Edinburgh? Whether you are an individual, groups of friends, an educational institution or another type of organisation, our staff and volunteers would love to welcome you into the hear of our community and answer any questions you might have. There is not such thing as a bad question - believe us, we've heard them all! 

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    • Marriage Services

      Are you looking to get married? Our Imam's are registered celebrants meaning that when they conduct the Islamic Marriage, this will automatically be registered with the Scottish Government once the papers are submitted. This takes away an unnecessary step of having to perform as separate ceremony at the registry office. Don't hesitate to contact us and find out more.

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    • Ask the Imam

      Our Imams are available throughout the week at set hours for drop-in enquiries or questions. It is also possible to pre-book a meeting ouside of these hours, or contact our Imam by telephone or email if you cannot visit in person. 

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    • In 2016 we started a weekend Arabic School for children aged 5-12 with the primary aim to encourage them to learn the language of the Qur'an. Over the last few years we have seen the school flourish with increased numbers of students, higher demand and additional subjects added to the curriculum such as Quran Recitation, Tajweed, Memorisation, Islamic Studies and Seerah. The weekend school opens registration for new student every summer.

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    • The Prophet peace be upon him frequently talked about the return of Prophet Eisa upon him be peace before the end of time. He ﷺ would say that Prophet Eisa was raised to the heavens alive and he shall return before the end of time. He ﷺ emphasised this so much that it is reported in our [...]

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    • Online Quran and Islamic Studies Classes for Children

      Online Quran and Islamic Studies Classes for KidsRegistration Now Open!- For children aged 5 - 17 years- Three 60min classes per week - Quranic Recitation and Islamic Studies following the Safar Publication Curriculum- Classes conducted in the evening between 5pm and 7pm- All levels and [...]

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    • Eid (and Jumuah) Prayer Times

      Due to the current restrictions, Eid prayers will be held differently to what we are used to. There will be four prayers for men only and one for women only. Every prayer has a limit of 50 attendees. Children under 15 will not be permitted to attend. Please do not attempt to attend with [...]

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    • In the case of cities such as Edinburgh, which are situated at a high latitude where signs of nighttime disappear (and the two twilights unite) for around 3 months of the years, mosques must use a method to estimate the time for dawn and dusk which affect the time for fajr and 'ishaa prayer. There [...]

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    • The best Ruqya is that which you do for yourself. Performing Ruqya will free you from evils that might be afflicting you. However, to prevent that from happening in the first instance you should read Surah Al-Fatiha, the verse of Al-Kursi , Surah Al Ikhlas, Surah Al-Falaq and Surah [...]

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