Welcome to Masjid DARUL ARQAM
Website Designed by Abdou Kadiry Jaiteh 2009
Masjid Darul Arqam is a community based and non-profit organisation established to promote the teachings of Islam and foster religious, social, charitable, literary and other islamic activities as way of life.
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى) "Festival or Feast of the sacrifice" also called "Tobaski or Banna Sallo in the Senegambia subregion and Qurban in EMEA is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslim worldwide. It is to honour the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim (Abraham)
to sacrifice his young
first-born son Ismail
(Ishmael) as an act
of submission to Allah's
command and his
son's acceptance to
being sacrificed, before
Allah intervened to
provide Abraham with
a Lamb to sacrifice.
Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Sunnah prayer of two rakats followed by a sermon (khutbah). Eid al-Adha celebrations start after the descent of the Hajj from Mount Arafat, a hill east of Mecca. Ritual observance of the holiday lasts until sunset of the 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. Eid sacrifice may take place until sunset on the 13th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.
Celebrations: Family and friend gatherings, meals (especially lunches and late breakfasts), wearing new clothes, giving gifts
Observances: Eid prayers, sacrificing a sheep, cow, goat, buffalo or camel, and in some societies, chicken in the name of Allah, giving away one-third of the meat to friends and neighbors and donating one-third or more of the meat to the poor and needy
For further enqueries, please feel free to contact:
Austass Drammeh - Cell.# 646-920-5980
Lamin Bayo - Cel: # 347-455-6406