Ramadan & Eid
Per CIMIC policy to follow the Fiqh Council of North America, first day of Ramadan will be on Monday June 6, 2016. Eid-ul-fitr (first of Shawwal) will be on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
Trawih at CIMIC will start on Sunday, June 5, 2016, after the Isha prayers
See link for RAMADAN Schedule times at the Masjid
Zakat al-Fitr is $10 per person (including children) and may be deposited in the designated slot in the Masjid donation box. It must be paid before the Eid prayer, but please pay as early as you can so that the money may be passed to those in need well before Eid day.
Zakat al-Mal is paid on eligible wealth above a threshold value that has been in your possession for a year. It is encouraged to pay during Ramadan, either directly to eligible individuals or through CIMIC or another reputable Islamic charitable organization of your choice. Online calculators to assist in computing Zakat al-Mal may be found at IslamiCity.com, Islamic Relief, and elsewhere. Muslim Advocates offers helpful information to assist you in charitable giving.
If you know someone in our community who is in need, please inform the Ibadat Committee.
Fajr, Isha, and Qiyam al-Layl
Fajr iqama during the month of Ramadan is 15 minutes after the athan of Fajr.
Isha iqama during the month of Ramadan is at 10:05 PM for the entire month of Ramadan. Isha is followed promptly by Tarawih.
The first set of Tarawih (8 raka’s plus Witr) should conclude by 11:00 PM. To encourage appreciation for legitimate diversity in worship, Witr is conducted in various styles throughout the month, with qunut usually lasting no more than 5 minutes. A second set of Tarawih (completing total 20 raka’s plus Witr) starts approximately 10 minutes after conclusion of the first set of Tarawih.
Final 10 days of Ramadan begin June 25. The Masjid will be open around the clock through the end of Ramadan for brothers and sisters who wish to observe Itikaf. Tahajjud will be begin at 2:00 AM starting June 26 and conclude approximately 30 minutes before Fajr athan, to be followed by Sahur.
CHILDREN: Parents are encouraged to keep your children beside you to teach them how to pray. During the first set of Tarawih, childcare is also available free of charge for those ages 10 and below, provided that they are toilet trained.
PARKING: Limited parking is available in the CIMIC lot. Please use street parking or public lots if you can, to allow space at CIMIC for those who are handicapped, elderly, or have small children. Please take extra care not to park in the lots of neighboring residences or anyplace not clearly marked as a legal parking space. See map for area parking.
Iftar and Sahur
The schedule of Iftars is posted near the Masjid office, and hosts are still needed for a few nights.
During the last 10 nights of Ramadan, Sahur will be provided after Tahajjud. Volunteers are needed for set-up, serving, and clean-up.
Contributions are being accepted at the Masjid to help defray the costs of providing Iftar and Sahur.
Please contact the Office Manager for more information.
Ramadan Quran Camp will start this Tuesday, June 14th from 1-3 pm. Camp will be held on Tuesdays and Thursday June 14 – 23 from 1-3 pm at the masjid. The cost is $20 for 4 sessions. Please register your kids on forms.cimic.org/camp.
Imam Ousmane has organized seminars for every Saturday and Sunday before Maghrib during Ramadan.
A) Imam Ousmane will speak this Saturday, June 11 at 7 PM on Ramadan- the month of Quran
B) Dr. Hany Youssef & Dr. Owais Mansuri will speak on Sunday June 12th at 6:30 PM on Healthy Eating
3. The Quran contest is on July 2nd- please encourage your kids and yourself to memorize and enter in the competition. To register, go to forms.cimic.org/quran.
4. CIMIC Summer Camp 2nd session will be held in July. There will be a focus on hadith, purification of the heart, and sports such as wrestling. Please email email@example.com to register.
- Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr Announcement (Fiqh Council of North America)
- for RAMADAN Schedule times at the Masjid (CIMIC)
- Map of Area Parking (CIMIC)
- Ramadan Diet & Workout Plan (Avicenna Community Health Center)
- Ramadan Health Guide (Communities In Action)
- Zakat Calculator (IslamiCity.com)
- Zakat Calculator (Islamic Relief)
- Donor Toolkit (Muslim Advocates)
- Sample duaa qunut video and text with translation (StrivinMuslim)
- Sample Eid takbirat video (Arabic and English text) (IslamicAcademy.org)