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Mosque Tour in Kandy an Immense Success

An Open Mosque Day held at Kandy’s historic Katukele Grand Mosque  was an immense success. Around 600 people of other faiths including Buddhist Monks, Christian clergy, Government officials. Army Officers, Police, Diplomats, Principals, Teachers and School Children participated in the tour.   This was the 9th such program organised by Sri Lanka’s pioneering Islamic outreach organisation, the Centre for Islamic Studies …

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Concern Regarding Health Ministry Circular Against Islamic Religious Practice

Health Ministry Circular Against Female Circumcision Condemned We are deeply concerned with a recent Health Ministry circular prohibiting medical practitioners from carrying out female circumcision. The circular issued by Dr.Anil Jasinghe, Director General of Health Services states that any involvement in the procedure, be it conducting the procedure or encouraging it, is considered highly unethical and that all medical professionals …

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First Mosque Tour in Kandy at Meera Makam Mosque

The First Ever Open Mosque Day in Kandy took place on 20th September at the historic Meera Makam mosque. The event, organised by the Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) in association with the trustees of Meera Makam mosque was an immense success with over 300 persons of other faiths participating. Asiff Hussein, Vice President, Outreach, CIS said that the Open Mosque event, the …

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Mosque Tours for Students Commences at Wekanda Jumma

The Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) in collaboration with historic Wekanda Jumma Mosque recently conducted a mosque tour for the students of Lyceum International School. The program was conducted by Asiff Hussein, Vice President-Outreach, CIS and Tuan Farook Latiff, a one-time Trustee of the mosque whose family has traditionally served as the katheebs (chaplains) of the mosque in Slave Island …

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Muhammad Ali: The Face of ‘Real Islam’

At a time when Muslims in the US are facing scorn and bigotry, the boxing legend is remembered as the face of Islam. At a time when Muslims in America are facing scorn and bigotry, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali should be remembered as the true, peaceful face of Islam, residents of his home town say. Hundreds of people …

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BOOST YOUR MEMORY POWER

Advanced Memory Training Workshop Mohammed Maqshood TIPS & TECHNIQUES   ON SATURDAY 14TH MAY 2016 AT AHAMED DEEDAT AUDITORIUM, CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES FROM 4.00PM – 8.00PM

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Kamal El-Mekki Tour a Grand Success

Sheikh Kamal El-Mekki’s Sri Lanka Tour organized by the Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) concluded successfully. The tour included a 2-day workshop on Essentials of Conveying Dawah for dedicated Daaees, a public lecture titled Itchy Heart; Temptations & Addictions, a special lecture for the sisters of Al-Huda titled Beautiful Message and a youth talk for the students of Amal International School. Asiff Hussein, Vice-President – …

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