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Eid-ul-Adha 2011 and ALMA Eid BBQ

Eid-ul-Adha is just around the corner. It is anticipated that Eid-ul-Adha would fall on Sunday 6 November or Monday 7 November 2011. We will notify the ALMA Eid prayer date when it is confirmed. As usual Eid prayers will be held at Auburn Park Insha Allah.

There are a number of significant acts of Ibadah that relate to Eid-ul-Adha. Fasting on the first nine days of Dhul Hijja and sacrificing a sheep (Qurbaan) on the day of Eid-ul-Adha are two highly recommended acts of Ibadah. Last year ALMA members and friends sponsored 27 Qurbaans, 23 of them were chanelled through Human Appeal International (HAI) charity organisation. ALMA organised a BBQ with 4 Qurbaans for its members and friends.

 

Insha Allah, ALMA will be facilitating the Qurbaan project this year as well. The cost per Qurbaan of a sheep for this year is not confirmed yet but it was $130.00 last year. Brothers and sisters are requested to experess your interest to sacrifice a sheep.

The ALMA Eid BBQ is scheduled for Saturday 12 November 2011 at the Auburn Community Picnic Area (near Auburn Botanic gardens) off Killeen Street Auburn. We are in the process of organising a "Jumping Castle" for kids to enjoy. The picnic area has been booked from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Sports for all age groups will be part of the event Insha Allah. More details will be posted soon.

 

 

 

Events & Activities
Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner function July 2016

ALMA had its annual Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner which also contained a segment of ACEP Ramadan competition prize giving as well. This function was attended by a sold-out record crowd of this nature ALMA ever had. It had several activities including trivia and kids games which kept all attendees fully engaged throughout the program.

 

 
Edul Fithr July 2016

Alhamdulillah, ALMA had a great Eid Celebration on 6 July 2016 at Turkish Mosque (Youth Centre) in Auburn. A large number of people attended for prayers and thereafter everyone exchanged salams and greetings with each other.

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Ifthar function June 2016

On the invitation of the leader of the opposition (Parliament of NSW) and MP for Auburn, Hon Luke Foley, ALMA’s liaison officer Abdul Gafoor attended an Iftar function on 17th June 2016. Number of dignitaries including Grand Mufti of Australia, state and federal politicians, Islamic scholars, community leaders, leading school principals were among the invited guests.

 
Ramadan 2016

ALMA had its first (of the four) Ifthars this Ramadan on 11th June 2016 at Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah, over 400 people were estimated to be present. An inspiring speech was delivered by Zac Matthews (Dr Zachariah Matthews) soon after Magrib prayers.

ALMA had the opportunity to launch the much awaited JANAZA fund and introduce the Janaza Subcommittee on that night. Alhamdulillah, over 75 family and individual members were signed up for this programme immediately. Members were also generous enough to contribute to the annual dry-rations project - the funds of which will be sent to Sri Lanka and distributed among poor and needy families in various parts of Sri Lanka next week Insha Allah.