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Ashura Day Program; Lecture Topics

18 Sep 2018


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President: Dr. Mohsin Ali
Vice President: Jamil Jaffer
Secretary: Nazneen Nathani Mirza
Treasurer: Hasnain Haji
Councilor: Fazeelat Dhala
Councilor: Sukaina Hasanali

Ashura Day
Program & More

In the name of Allah the Beneficent, the Merciful

"...Indeed I am leaving Madinah to reform the ummah of my grandfather" - Imam Hussain (a.s)

Salaamun Alaikum,

Please find information about the upcoming nights, as well as the program for Ashura Day, below. 

The remaining topics for the lecture series by Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail, "Past Prophets, Modern Challenges," are as follows: 

Monday, 9/17 - 8th Night of Muharram: Prophet Musa and Planning to do God's Work
Tuesday, 9/18 - 9th Night of Muharram: Prophet Nuh and Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil
Wednesday, 9/19 - 10th Night of Muharram: Prophet Shu'ayb and Trusting in Allah

The Day of Ashura will be Thursday, September 20th.  

Thursday, September 20, 2018 – 10th Day Muharram – Day of Ashura
9:45 am – Amaal-e-Ashura 
12:45 pm – Zohrain Namaaz
1:10 pm - Marsia 
1:45 pm – Majlis – Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail
2:15 pm - Tabut
2:25 pm – Matam
2:45 pm – Ziyarat-e-Taziya, Lunch & Adjourn
4:00 pm – Majlis at Kabrastan

Thursday, September 20, 2018 – 11th Night Muharram – Shame Ghariban
7:10 pm – Maghrib Prayers
7:40 pm – Marsia
8:00 pm – Majlis – Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail
8:30 pm - Tabut
8:35 pm – Matam
8:45 pm – Salaam-e-Akhir
8:50 pm - Ziyarat
9:00 pm – Niyaaz

All timings are approximations, and subject to change.

Other Muharram Reminders:
  • The program for the 12th Night of Muharram will occur on Friday, September 21 at 8:30pm.  Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail will be concluding his lectures. 
  • SIIJLA relies on your generous donations during these nights of Muharram.  Please donate now -- you can bring a check to the center, or donate by going to our website:  
  • Anyone wishing to participate in the recitation of dua, poetry. eulogy, Marsia, Matam during these upcoming programs please contact Br. Jamil Jaffer at
  • We are in need of sponsors for all upcoming events. Please contact the Chairlady, Sister Yasmin Jivraj at

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