Jumma Times Changing in January

Jamia Masjid Swafia Jumma times are changing

From this Friday 24th January the time for both Jumma Namaz jamaats will change by 30 mins.

First Jamaat at 1:00 pm
Second Jamaat at 2:00 pm

Please note the Jamaat will stand at above times you should arrive about 20 mins before to listen to, and benefit from talk and khutba. The time change is necessary due to the later Zhur beginning time as the days get longer.

This time will apply until the end of March.

Ghiyarvi and Final Rites Session January

Our Ghiyarvi Sharif programme for January will be slightly different from before so we would like to give you some advanced notice.  It will include a Final Rites Training session, that will cover what we should do from an Islamic perspective, from the time when someone passes away to the time they are buried.

Our monthly Ghiyarvi Sharif will be held Sunday 19th of January, 2020. The programme will start after Maghrib Namaz at 4:28 pm.

The main talk will be given by Allamah Fiaz Maqsood Madni Sahib. The talk and demonstration will cover the very important topic of The Final Rites when somebody has passed away. Amongst other topics the session will cover the method of giving the final ghussal (bath) to the deceased. The cutting of “kaffan cloth” to shroud and wrap the body . The training will be provided in the light of the Quran e Pak and Sunnah.

The programme will be supported by Naat Khwains and our own Ullema.

The programme will end with a communal Dua and distribution of food. Please attend with your sons and encourage your friends and colleagues to attend to learn about this very important part of being a muslim.  It is something we should all be knowledgeable about and prepared for.  As always we also benefit from this spiritual and educational gathering.

For more details please see the poster below.

Where will it be ?

It will be held at Jamia Masjid Swafia Swafia which has distinctive minarets and a dome.  It is on Park Hill Lane off Park Lodge Lane, behind the Ambulance and Fire Stations on Brunswick Street on the edge of Eastmoor in Wakefield. Please use the postcode WF1 4NJ in your Tom Tom sat nav or navigation app.

You can get directions using Google Maps to Park Hill Lane, Wakefield, WF1 4NJ.

Bari Ghiyarvi Shareef 2019 / 1441 AH

The annual main or Bari Ghiyarvi Shareef will be held on Sunday 22nd December 2019 from Maghrib at 3:52 pm

Our specially invited guest speaker Allama Mufti Muhammed Aslam Bandyalvi Sahib and Naat Khawan, Allama Hafiz Abdul Qadir Noshai Sahib will inform and uplift your spirit.

Support will be provided by the Ulema of our masjid.

Please attend this special occasion where we try to remember and continue the tradition of Ghouse Azam, with your friends and and sons, to gain the rewards of this spiritual gathering and to learn about Islam and refresh your faith.

The programme will end with a communal dua (by about 6:00 pm) and the serving of food.

For those who can not attend the event will be broadcast live on the Jamia Masjid Swafia Azaan Radio system.

See details on poster below.

 

 

 

Swafia Isha Jamaat Time Change

Isha Jamaat at 7:15 pm

Please note the new time for Isha Jamaat at 7:15 pm from Monday 2nd of December until the end of January.

The time is being changed to allow students from our second group to take part. We also encourage the fathers who collect their children at the end of class to attend a little bit earlier, so they can offer their Isha namaz with Jamaat gaining the extra benefits of prayers in Jamaat.

You can check the Beginning and Jamaat times for any Namaz / Prayer on the Swafia website at any time. Today’s times are shown in the side bar on the left. If you are on a mobile and don’t see the side bar just click on the menu button – the three horizontal stacked lines – on the top right corner of the screen to expand the side bar.

To see the complete timetable for this month or any other month visit the Jamia Masjid Swafia Namaz Timetable page.

Masjid Timetable App now working better

If you use the Masjid Timetable app to access Swafia Prayer times you may have seen problems in the last few weeks in the Android version. The times on the Daily Timetable Screen sometimes were not updating properly.

These problems seem to be resolved now with the Daily Screen and Widget showing the correct times. You may need to update to the lastest version of the app in the Play store and “reload” Swafia data to see the changes.

Details and update at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.masjid.timetable

You may need to “Reload” Swafia data in the Masjid Timetable app (Select Masjid button and choose Swafia) or use the “Refresh” button in the My Mosque app (on Daily Prayer Times screen) to see the changes for Isha Jamaat to 7:15 pm.

Eid Milad un Nabi (pbuh) Programme 2019

Our main Ghiyarvi Shareef and Annual Eid Milad-un- Nabi (pbuh) programme will be held at Jamia Masjid Swafia on Sunday 17th of November 2019 from Maghrib (at 4:00 pm) to Isha.

The Mehfil will feature a talk by our main guest speaker Hazrat Allama Muhammed Sajjad Sajid Sahib, there will also be a talk in English by our specially invited guest speaker Mufti Hafiz Abdus Bandyalvi Sahib.

Our special guest Naat Khwains Qari Ahmad Raza Jamati Sahib and Muhammed Rehan Quereshi Sahib will enlighten and uplift us by reading Naats. The Mehfil will be presided over by our own Imams Hafiz Abdul Qadir Noshai Sahib and Hafiz Zabarat Sultani Sahib.

You are invited to attend this special uplifting spiritual gathering with your sons and friends.

Those who cannot attend especially ladies can listen to the Mehfil live on their Swafia Mosque Azaan Radio.

The Mehfil will end with a communal Dua and the serving of food.

You can get directions using Google Maps to Park Hill Lane, Wakefield, WF1 4NJ.

Please check the poster poster below for details.

Jumma (Friday) Prayer Times Winter 2019

First Jamaat : 12:30 pm

Second Jamaat : 1:30 pm

After the clocks going back at the weekend the new Jamaat times will be as above from this Friday.

The jamaat will stand at the above times. To listen to and benefit from the talk and khutbha please arrive about 20 minutes before this time.

Above times apply from Friday 1st November 2019 until Friday 17th January 2020.

​Namaz Time Changes for Winter Time

Clocks go back by 1 hour at 2:00 am on Saturday (26 October) night Sunday morning for Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). This means that all Namaz (Prayer) Jamaat times will change from Sunday 27 October new times as below.

Fajar : 6:30

Zhur : 1:00

Asar : 3:15

Maghrib : 4:47

Isha : 8:00

You can check the Beginning and Jamaat times for any Namaz / Prayer on the Swafia website at any time. Today’s times are shown in the side bar on the left. If you are on a mobile and don’t see the side bar just click on the menu button – the three horizontal stacked lines – on the top right corner of the screen to expand the side bar.  

To see the complete timetable for this month or any other month visit the Jamia Masjid Swafia Namaz Timetable page.

Jumma (Friday) Prayers

New Times from Friday 1 November 2019

First Jamaat : 12:30 pm
Second Jamaat : 1:30 pm

October Ghiyarvi Sharif

Our monthly Ghiyarvi Sharif will be held Sunday 20th of October 2019. The programme will start after Zhur Namaz at 2:00 pm.

The main talk will be given in English by our specially invited guest speaker Hafiz Muhammed Hamza Subhani Sahib. Support will be provided by Naat Khwains and our own Ullema.

The programme will end with a communal Dua and distribution of food Please attend with your family and friends to benefit from this spiritual and educational gathering. 

For more details please check the Urdu poster below.

Ghiyarvi Sharif and Muharram Programme

Our monthly Ghiyarvi Sharif gathering in Muharram will be about remembering the Martyrs of Kerbala.   The main talk will be given by our specially invited guest Allama Syed Zafarullah Shah sahib.  Naats will be presented by Hafiz Abdul Qadir Naushahi sahib.  They will be supported by our local Naatkhwainas and Ulema.

The programme will start after Zhur at 2:00 pm on Sunday 22nd September until Asar time. You are invited along with your friends and sons to gain from this spirtual gathering.  We will end with a communal Dua and by serving food.

For details in Urdu see the poster below.

Ghiyarvi Shareef August 2019

Our monthly Ghiyarvi Sharif will be held this Sunday 25th of August 2019. The programme will start after Zhur Namaz at 2:00 pm
The main talk will be given in English by our special guest speaker Allama Maulana Imam Adil Shehzad Sahib. Support will be provided by Naat Khwains and our own Ullema. 

The programme will end with a communal Dua and distribution of food. Please attend with your sons and friends to benefit from this spiritual and educational gathering.

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Swafia Collection for Wakefield Hospice

As in previous years we will be joining other Wakefield mosques to raise funds for a very deserving cause, Wakefield Hospice, who provide support and care for terminal patients at the end of their life.

Please be generous with your donations at our collection after Jumma prayers on Friday 30th of August.  Lets try to improve on the total raised last year by all mosques of £1885