Brother Abdul Haq is the Founder of the only Masjid in Medellín, Colombia.
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Earlier this year, I was in Medellín, Colombia attending the World Urban Forum, learning all about Cities and how to bring Global Best Practices to my hometown of Toronto.

While there I blogged about the local Muslim Community. However, I wasn’t the only one learning about Medellín and its Muslim People. Mariana Parra made it her Senior Thesis topic and was there researching while I was visiting.

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Shaikh Abdool Hamid delivers Islamic Reminders on Mondays and Wednesdays in Masjid Toronto after the Dhuhr/Mid-Day Prayer.

Today’s Reminder explained why The Battle of Badr was Decreed to be in The Month of Ramadan; also, why preparing the best we can before any activity when coupled with prayer, intense prayer, is often the prerequisite for success.

Masjid Al Qalam, North York - Sunday July 20 2014 - 002

Masjid Al-Qalam is one of the loose ends I wanted to tie up this year.

We first visited Al-Qalam Islamic Centre on Day 4 of Ramadan 2012. Then like now they were engaged in a fundraising campaign to either purchasing the building they were renting, or better still if they could secure a larger property nearby.

Then like now, I would be updated on their efforts via a flyer I picked up inside Masjid Toronto, downtown.
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Project Ramadan, Basket Build, Muslim Welfare Centre, 3490 Mavis Road, Mississauga.


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We first met Ziyaad Mia, Founder and Project Co-ordinator of the Give 30 Project (@Give_30), last year on the last day of Ramadan 2013.

30 Masjids reached out to Brother Ziyaad for an update and he readily agreed.

We caught up with him after Jumah Prayers on this Third Friday of Ramadan 2014 at the Bosnian Islamic Centre in South Etobicoke. Meeting in BIC also fulfilled my requisite annual Ramadan visit to this Masjid from my childhood.
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Shaikh Abdool Hamid delivers Islamic Reminders on Mondays and Wednesdays in Masjid Toronto after the Dhuhr/Mid-Day Prayer.

Today’s Reminder was how best to work through the Last Ten Nights of Ramadan.

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Ramadan: Long Summer Fast

 

Young Muslims observing Ramadan are using creative ways to battle their cravings.