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      Ramadan 1441/2020 Begins

      23rd April 2020
      Ramadan 1441/2020 Begins

      Edinburgh Central Mosque is pleased to announce the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan. The first day of fasting will be Friday the 24th of April. We extend our warmest wishes to our community, and ask Allah to engulf us in His mercy and safety throughout the month. May He grant us the ability to make the most of this precious time, and accept our sincere worship and righteous [...]

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      New to Islam

      14th April 2020
      New to Islam

      Join us, this Thursday 16th April, for an online Zoom of New to Islam, between 7pm and 8pm. Ramadan is a month of mercy and blessings for the believers. How can we respond to the real purpose of Ramaḍān - to come out a better person at the end of the month and much closer to Allah subhanu wa ta'ala. If you have any questions about Ramadan or what you can do during it eg if you are [...]

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      New to Islam

      31st March 2020
      New to Islam

      New to Islam - Online As our hearts turn towards the holy month of Ramadan, we turn our minds to the origins of Ramadan. How did Ramadan start and what is it's purpose? We share our stories of Ramadan and invite you to share with us your own stories and thoughts and aspirations of Ramadan. This Thursday, the 2nd April, between 7 and 8 pm on Zoom. Please come and join in with [...]

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      UPDATE: Immediate Closure of Edinburgh Central Mosque

      In line with the most recent government advice (of 23/03/20), Edinburgh Central Mosque is closed to the public with immediate effect until further notice. The Mosque will only open again during this period for the performance of Janaza prayers when this is necessary, with attendance being confined to the immediate family of the deceased, and handled by the Scottish Muslim Funeral Service. For[...]

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      UPDATE: Suspension of ALL Congregational Prayers

      Following advice and guidance received today (19th March 2020) directly from the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland and given the rapid changes in the current situation in the UK about Coronavirus, Edinburgh Central Mosque has decided to suspend ALL CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERS (incl. Jumu’ah Prayer) until further notice. This decision has been reached in line with the guidance issued by the [...]

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      UPDATE: SUSPENSION OF FRIDAY PRAYER

      Given the rapid changes in the current situation in the UK about Coronvirus, Edinburgh Central Mosque has decided to suspend the Congregational Friday Prayer (Jumu’ah Prayer) until further notice. This decision has been reached in line with guidance issued by the Scottish and UK Governments, and following consultation with Islamic Scholars. The transmission risk presented by over 1000 [...]

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      New to Islam - ONLINE

      17th March 2020
      New to Islam - ONLINE

      UPDATE: New to IslamTo help ensure everyone's well-being, we shall not be holding New to Islam in the mosque this Thursday evening. Instead, we are inviting everyone to participate in an online gathering. We would like to encourage others from around Scotland to take advantage of this online opportunity and join us. Amin Buxton will be leading us in looking at the wonderful Night [...]

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      Quran Study Circle - ONLINE

      17th March 2020
      Quran Study Circle - ONLINE

      UPDATE: Reflection on Revelation The Quran Study Circle - Reflection on Revelation will be streamed online for the final two sessions on March 18th and April 1st. The start time will be an hour later than the original class. 7pm-8pm Wednesday 18th March Our Quran Study circle continues this Wednesday at the later time of 7pm but now ONLINE via Zoom. To join us you need to do 2 [...]

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      Suspension of Classes and Events

      Due to the changing circumstances that are being presented as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak Edinburgh Central Mosque has decided to suspend all classes and upcoming events on the premises. Where possible, classes and events will be moved to an online streamed or pre-recorded format. Unfortunately this will not be possible for all classes/events and where no alternative online [...]

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      Coronavirus Updates

      13th March 2020

      In line with the most recent government advice (of 23/03/20), Edinburgh Central Mosque is closed to the public with immediate effect until further notice. The Mosque will only open again during this period for the performance of Janaza prayers when this is necessary, with attendance being confined to the immediate family of the deceased, and handled by the Scottish Muslim Funeral Service. For[...]

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