The Jumu’a Mosque of Cape Town follows the model of the ‘Amal Ahl al-Madinah
Some of these practices are not familiar to many Muslims today. Yet the record of Imam Malik most closely describes the practice of the Messenger and his Companions
It is also a Sunna to pray on natural, non-animal
The Jumu’a Mosque of Cape Town therefore allows Muslims to partake in the source practices of Islam. However, the Mosque accepts, supports and defends all of the legitimate
It is this source-Isl
Practices which have been added to the Jumu’a in other mosques, both in Cape Town and in many other parts of the world, but which do not really belong to the Jumu’a, have been left aside at the Jumu’a Mosque of Cape Town.
These include in particular
At the Jumu’a Mosque of Cape Town, the Khutba is delivered in English and Arabic, from the Mimbar (as permitted in all the Madhhabs),
Instead of a pre-Khutba
The Sunna is to wear one’s best clothing, hence the well-turne
Islam across all races
The Jumu’a Mosque was founded in order to provide Cape Town with a mosque whose primacy is based on a correct Islam rather than belonging to, or exclusivel
This has led to a closing-of
The Jumu’a Mosque of Cape Town, however, has quickly become known for its striking mix of races.