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Alhamdulillah, the month of Ramadhan will begin on Monday 6th May 2019. First taraweeh prayer will commence on Sunday 5th May after Isha.

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Local Events

Date Time Event Venue
27 Apr 2019 8:00 pm Love for the prophet s.a.w by Shaykh Ahmad Ali. A World Renowned speaker from Bradford can be seen on this link at Croydon Mosque https://youtu.be/PqfjoreTpxo) Croydon Mosque
20 Apr 2019 8:00 pm Night of 15th Shaban with Dr Allamah KHALID Mahmood sahib Croydon Mosque
12 Apr 2019 7:55 pm An evening of inspiration with Bayan e Khusoosi Shaykhul Hadith Maulana Muhammad Ayyub Surti sahib of Leicester and Naat Dr Tabrez Mahdi of Delhi, India Croydon Mosque
5 Apr 2019 7:44 pm The journey of Miraaj that is another reason to build love for the Prophet s.a.w by Shaykh Mumtaz-ul-haq Croydon Mosque
1 Apr 2019 7:44 pm Miraaj is another reason to love the prophet by special guest from Pakistan Shaykh Habeebullah and Mufti Huzaifah of Crawley Croydon Masjid


Laylatul Qadr

HADITH NO. 6
Ubaadah bin Saamit (Radhiallaho anho) reports that he asked the Prophet (Sallallaho alaihe wasallam) about "Laylatul Qadr". He replied: "It is in Ramadhan, during the last ten days, on the unevenly numbered nights, either the 21st 23rd, 25th, 27th, 29th or the last night of Ramadhan. Whosoever stands in "Ibaadah" on this night, with sincere faith and with genuine hopes of gaining reward, his previous sins will be forgiven. Among the signs of this night is that it is a serene, quiet, shining night, neither hot, nor cold but temperate as if a moon is shining clear, and no meteors are shot at the "Shayateen" on that night; it lasts until the break of the dawn. Another sign is that at morn, the Sun rises without any radiant beams of light, appearing rather like the moon in it's fullness. On that day, Allah prohibits the "Shayateen" from rising up with the Sun."

COMMENTARY
Part of what has been mentioned in this Hadith has already been dealt with. Some signs are here mentioned about the actual night. These signs are clear and need no further elucidation. Apart from these, there are other signs too, as mentioned in the Ahadith or in the experiences of those who had the good fortune to experience "Laylatul Qadr." The sign that is, however; most specific in the Hadith is the rising of the sun, 'without any radiant beams of light.' Other signs are not always there. One Sahaabi, Ab'da bin Abi Lubaaba (Radhi Allaho anho) says: "On the evening of the 27th , I tasted the water of the sea and it was sweet." Ayub bin Khalid said: 'I once had to bathe myself with sea water, and on tasting it, found, it sweet. This was on the 23rd night." Some of the "Mashaaikh" (religious divines) wrote that, on the evening of "Laylatul Qadr", everything prostrates itself before Allah, so much so that trees fall flat on the ground, then return to their normal position; these are however spiritual phenomena not visible to the ordinary person.

HADITH NO. 7
Aaisha (RadhiAllaho anha) reports: "I said: 'O Messenger of Allah (Sallallaho alaihe wasallam), should I find myself the "Laylatul Qadr", hat shall I pray. The Prophet (Sallallaho alaihe wasallam) replied: say, Allaahumma innaka afuwwun tohibbu al'afwa fa'fu anna "O Allah, Thou art the One who grants pardon for sins. Thou lovest to pardon, so O pardon me."

COMMENTARY
This is indeed such an all-inclusive prayer, wherein one begs that Allah in His infinite Grace should forgive his sins. If that has been obtained, the path to the Hereafter is secure. What more would one require? Imaam Sufyaan Thowry used to say that to keep oneself busy on this night with 'Duaa' (invocations to Allah) is better than any other form of worship (Ibaadah). Ibne Rajab says that one should not only remain busy with 'Duaa', but should also take part in all other form of 'Ibaadah', e.g. recitation of the Holy Qur'an, 'Salaat', contemplation, etc. This latter opinion is most correct and nearer to what Rasulullah (Sallallaho alaihe wasallam) had said, as already mentioned in the previous Ahaadith.



Extract from Fadha'il-e-A'maal