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AL-Quds Day

Quds Day (Jerusalem Day, Quds is the city's Arabic name), officially called International Quds Day (Persian: روز جهانی قدس‎ ruz jahâni Quds) in Iran, is an annual event held on the last Friday of Ramadan that was initiated by the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and oppose Zionism as well as Israel's control of Jerusalem. In Iran, the government sponsors and organizes the day's rallies. Quds Day is also commemorated in several countries in the Arab and Muslim world with protests against the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem.

I invite Muslims all over the globe to consecrate the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan as Al-Quds Day and to proclaim the international solidarity of Muslims in support of the legitimate rights of the Muslim people of Palestine. For many years, I have been notifying the Muslims of the danger posed by the usurper Israel which today has intensified its savage attacks against the Palestinian brothers and sisters, and which, in the south of Lebanon in particular, is continually bombing Palestinian homes in the hope of crushing the Palestinian struggle. I ask all the Muslims of the world and the Muslim governments to join together to sever the hand of this usurper and its supporters. I call on all the Muslims of the world to select as Al-Quds Day the last Friday in the holy month of Ramadan — which is itself a determining period and can also be the determiner of the Palestinian people’s fate — and through a ceremony demonstrating the solidarity of Muslims world-wide, announce their support for the legitimate rights of the Muslim people. I ask God Almighty for the victory of the Muslims over the infidels.
—Ayatollah Khomeini
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Love of Imam Ali (A.S)

Written by Shaheed Murtadha Mutahhari


What is the reason for the friendship and love for Ali in people's hearts? Nobody has yet discovered the secret of this love. That is, no one has been able to formulate it, and say that if it were like this then that would follow, or if it were like that then this would happen. However it does of course have a secret. There is something in the love which dazzles the one who loves and draws him towards it. This attraction and love are the highest degrees of love; Ali is the one whom people's hearts adore, whom humanity loves. Why? In what does Ali's extraordinariness lie, that it incites love and draws hearts towards itself, that it plays the tune of eternal life and lives for ever? Why do all hearts find out about themselves through him, and do not feel him to be dead but find him living? Read More...
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Wiladat Imam Hassan (a.s)

Extending warmest greeting on the birth anniversary of our cherished Imam Hassan (a.s). Please check this link for further readings on our imam.

http://www.14five.com/4th.htm
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Duas for each day of Ramadan!

Another wonderful way to earn thawaab is by reading these duas every day of Ramadan. Submitted by Siraj Zaidi.
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Quran Recitation Audio and Written Script


Month of Ramadan inspires us to reap as much thwaab as we can. This beautiful link of Quran recitation audio and script has been forwarded by Siraj Zaidi. May Allah SWT reward all those who put efforts to further the cause of Islam. Please click here to go to the site.
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Ramadan Prayer Time Table 1429 Hijri for Dublin

Prayer times and schedule submitted by Aqil Jaffery. There are calendars submitted by others as well I am posting the one which I received first. To download click here.


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Ramzan Wajibaat and Ahtiyaat!


There are some precautions and prerequisites for observing Ramazan ul Mubarak. They are as under:
  • Fasting for those who have good health and can fast. Must fast. It’s wajib.
  • If you can’t due to regular or prolong on going illness – or other reasons (such as ladies breast feeding babies). Than - three meals of day in your area and send the equivalent amount. So if the cost is 200 rupee for three times per day meal…you must send 6000 rupee (about 100 Euro) to those you know will get this.
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Moon sighting and Ramadan


It is always a big issue to know when the 1st Ramadan is. Aqil has forwarded this link which is very authenticated in finding the issues related with moon sighting. If you have any more findings or info regarding this please share here.
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Prayer Timings!


As the auspicious month of Ramadan is approaching members have asked for prayer timings so they can properly observe Sehri and Iftar. Please click on the above icon to download the recent prayer timings.

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