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Pay your Zakat today

An obligation to purify one’s wealth by giving 2.5% in charity – After faith and prayer, this is the third pillar of Islam

Zakat is a virtuous practice with benefits in both worlds. Allah, the Almighty, says: “And establish the prayer (Salat) and pay the prescribed alms (Zakat). And whatever good you send ahead for yourselves, you will surely find its fruit with Allah. Indeed Allah is ever Watchful of what you do.” [Qur’an 2:110]

Young British Imams and female teachers begin specialist training course at Al-Azhar Al-Sharif

Deputy to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Shaykh Dr Abdul Fadeel al-Qawsi, welcomed on Sunday young British Imams and female teachers to Al-Azhar Al-Sharif for a four week specialist training course delving into the rich intellectual tradition of Islam at the hands of the senior expert scholars of Al-Azhar in various sciences, in order to […]

Jamia Al-Karam hosted an Open Day for Mosque & Madrasa Pupils.

On Wednesday 17 April 2019, Jamia Al-Karam hosted its first open day for mosque and madrasa pupils from across the country. The open day provided an opportunity for the attendees to visit the historic campus of Eaton Hall, see the work and activities of Jamia Al-Karam, learn about its history and objectives, and to meet […]

New Zealand attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in Christchurch, New Zealand, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the Principal of Jamia Al-Karam, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. Also, read ‘The Peril of Insanity’ by the Vice-Principal of Jamia Al-Karam written in March 2016, and remains ever more relevant: The BMF condemns attack […]

The Qur’an Summer Camp – A 2-week residential programme

‘The Quran Summer Camp’ will be taking place from the 6th-17th August 2018 At Jamia Al-Karam, Eaton Hall, Retford, DN22 0PR Presented by Jamia Al-Karam, Al-Azhar Alumni UK & Darul Qurra, under the guidance and supervision of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada. The 2-week residential programme of intensive study and training will be focussing primarily […]

Graduation Ceremony of 19 graduate alims and alimahs held at Jamia Al-Karam.

On Sunday 16th July 2017, Jamia Al-Karam hosted the 19th Annual Urs Conference of the Zia-ul-Ummat, Justice Pir Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (ra), presided by Sahibzada Pir Major Muhammad Ibrahim Shah (Bhera Sharif, Pakistan). The Jamia Al-Karam Graduation Ceremony featured during the conference with 19 graduate alims and alimahs being honoured in traditional manner. We […]

Vice-Principal attends the Al-Azhar International Peace Conference in Cairo

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar hosts Pope of the Vatican for historic conference Al-Azhar University held its International Peace Conference on 27-28 April 2017, hosted by the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, with keynote attendance of Pope Francis from the Vatican in Rome. Representatives from numerous countries and faith communities also participated. In his […]

New Publication – The Beautiful Life of Muhammad (peace be upon him)

The latest publication of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada titled ‘The Beautiful Life of Muhammad (peace be upon him)’ has been released coinciding with the Islamic month of Rabi’ al-Awwal, which marks the birth and arrival of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (peace be upon him). Originally published in 1999 and widely read and taught in […]

Shaykh Pirzada speaks at Peace for Humanity Mawlid Conference in London

On Saturday 10 December 2016, a grand Mawlid event honouring the birth of the sublime Messenger Muhammad (Allah bless him and grant him peace) was held in the city of London. The event was titled ‘Peace for Humanity’ to emphasise the centrality of peace in the prophetic message. Taking place at the Boleyn Banqueting Suite […]

Shaykh Pirzada attends annual Seerah event in Warrington

On Sunday 4 December 2016, the Warrington Islamic Association, with support from Jamia Al-Karam and the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK), held its annual Seerah (Prophetic Life) event for the local congregation. The event was titled ‘Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): The Paragon of Mercy’. The event was Warrington’s third annual event […]