"I'm a physician and I used to work for the U.S. military. I've treated American soldiers and it was a tough job. One of the soldiers actually said to me, 'Doc, you're too softhearted to be working in the military.' Now I work for a clinic onsite at another mosque. I come here everyday for Fajr (dawn prayer) and Isha (night prayer)." Dr. Musarrat is seen reading the Quran and attempting to finish it with Urdu translation. (Masjid Sabireen)
“I’m a physician and I used to work for the U.S. military. I’ve treated American soldiers and it was a tough job. One of the soldiers actually said to me, ‘Doc, you’re too softhearted to be working in the military.’ Now I work for a clinic onsite at another mosque. I come here everyday for Fajr (dawn prayer) and Isha (night prayer).” Dr. Musarrat is seen reading the Quran and attempting to finish it in it’s entirety with Urdu translation. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

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This mosque offers a plethora of free literature and informational brochures to spread awareness about Islam and the Muslim community. These brochures are an outreach effort by “WhyIslam”, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the tenets of Islam. These brochures read (from right to left) “Jesus in Islam”, “What they say about Prophet Muhammad”, “Women in Islam”, “Hijab”, and “Human Rights in Islam”. In addition, “Why Islam” also has a hotline that anyone may call to ask any questions regarding Islam – 877-WHY-ISLAM. To learn more about the organization, please click here: WhyIslam.org. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

"Some people think that Islam is only about Heaven vs. Hell, but that should not be how we think about Islam. That's because Islam can be applied to so many aspects of life. Islam is economy, Islam is relationships, it's in everyday life." Shaykh Abdul Aziz on the message he wants to give both Muslims and people of other faiths about Islam. He hopes that people will start seeing the benefit of applying Islam practically in their daily lives. (Masjid As-Sabireen)
“Some people think that Islam is only about Heaven vs. Hell, but that should not be how we think about Islam. That’s because Islam can be applied to so many aspects of life. Islam is economy, Islam is relationships, it’s in everyday life.” Shaykh Abdul Aziz on the message he wants to give both Muslims and people of other faiths about Islam. He hopes that people will start seeing the benefit of applying Islam practically in their daily lives. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

"The Friday Lunch Corner: Enjoy a savory lunch and invest in the running of Sabireen Islamic Center at the same time! All your purchases go directly into the operations fund for Sabireen Islamic Center. Community Investments for Community Benefits (may God reward you)." The major source of funding and generating revenue for most mosques is by way of donations. This mosque is unique because it also has an accredited Islamic school onsite. Simple actions like "The Friday Lunch Corner" offer mutual benefits for the mosque and the donor. (Masjid As-Sabireen)
The Friday Lunch Corner: Enjoy a savory lunch and invest in the running of Sabireen Islamic Center at the same time! All your purchases go directly into the operations fund for Sabireen Islamic Center. Community Investments for Community Benefits (may God reward you).” The major source of funding and generating revenue for most mosques is by way of donations. This mosque is unique because it also has an accredited Islamic school onsite. Simple actions like “The Friday Lunch Corner” offer mutual benefits for the mosque and the donor. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

This brother was seen between the evening prayer and the night prayer. He was walking from one side of the mosque to the other as he recited verses from the Quran quietly aloud to himself. As the holy month of Ramadan is less than two months away, many Muslims are increasing their recitation of the Quran and in some cases rekindling their relationship with the divine book. The Quran is unique as it remains the only religious text that has been unaltered since revelation, despite the fact that it has been translated into numerous languages. The original Arabic text remains preserved and connects Muslims all around the world.
This brother was seen between the evening prayer and the night prayer. He was walking from one side of the mosque to the other as he recited verses from the Quran quietly aloud to himself. As the holy month of Ramadan is less than two months away, many Muslims are increasing their recitation of the Quran and in some cases rekindling their relationship with the divine book. The Quran is unique as it remains the only religious text that has been unaltered since revelation, despite the fact that it has been translated into numerous languages. The original Arabic text remains preserved and connects millions of Muslims all around the world. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

Can you spot the little one trying to play with his father during prayer? Young kids often take the opportunity to wrap their arms around the shoulders of mothers or fathers as they bow down into prostration - almost like a brief "piggyback ride". These men are concluding the night prayer. (Masjid As-Sabireen)
Can you spot the little one trying to play with his father during prayer? Young kids often take the opportunity to wrap their arms around the shoulders of mothers or fathers as they bow down into prostration – almost like a brief “piggyback ride”. Young children are not required to offer prayers until they have at least reached the age of puberty, but many young Muslims are familiar with the rites of the five daily prayers after observing family members for years. These men are seen concluding the night prayer in congregation. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

 

Spotted: The Muslim Observer, a newspaper publication bringing news about the Muslim community at home and abroad to readers since 1999. The news-based organization covers a variety of topics ranging from arts and culture to business and economy, to health and science. It's refreshing to find TMO available for attendees at the mosque so they can be informed about issues concerning the Muslim community on regional, national, and international levels. To  learn more about The Muslim Observer, please visit the following link: MuslimObserver.com.
Spotted: The Muslim Observer, a newspaper publication bringing news about the Muslim community at home and abroad to readers since 1999. The news-based organization covers a variety of topics ranging from arts and culture to business and economy, to health and science. It’s refreshing to find TMO available for attendees at the mosque so they can be informed about issues concerning the Muslim community on regional, national, and international levels. To learn more about The Muslim Observer, please visit the following link: MuslimObserver.com. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

"Tomorrow I have to undergo a medical procedure and I'm very nervous. I'm praying that it isn't anything serious. Please pray for it to go well and that the outcome of the tests are healthy." We are very happy to say that when we saw this sister again the next day, she said everything went well and she was healthy. Like people of other faiths, Muslims are encouraged to pray for the health and well-being of not only family and friends, but also for strangers and anyone in need. Asking God to help another person is in itself an act of mercy and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) has stated: "Those who are merciful will be shown mercy by the Merciful. Be merciful to those on earth and the One above the heavens will have mercy upon you." (Tirmidhi) (Masjid As-Sabireen)
“Tomorrow I have to undergo a medical procedure and I’m very nervous. I’m praying that it isn’t anything serious. Please pray for it to go well and that the outcome of the tests are healthy.” We are very happy to say that when we saw this sister again the next day, she said everything went well and she was healthy. Like people of other faiths, Muslims are encouraged to pray for the health and well-being of not only family and friends, but also for strangers and anyone in need. Asking God to help another person is in itself an act of mercy and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) has stated: “Those who are merciful will be shown mercy by the Merciful. Be merciful to those on earth and the One above the heavens will have mercy upon you.” (Tirmidhi) (Masjid As-Sabireen) 

 

Their conversation was inaudible, but the bond they shared was palpable. Simple and meaningful moments like these are why we love documenting instances at the mosque because it gives a true glimpse into how acts of love are emphasized Islam. Both father and son learning together at the mosque. (Masjid As-Sabireen)
Their conversation was inaudible, but the bond they shared was palpable. Simple and meaningful moments like these are why we love documenting instances at the mosque because it gives a true glimpse into how acts of love are emphasized Islam – even if that is as simple and sweet as putting other matters aside and taking a break from the world to share time together. Both father and son learning together at the mosque. (Masjid As-Sabireen)

 

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