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Jummah Sermons about Dambulla Mosque Issue

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Past week has been a historic one for Sri Lanka Muslims due to the unpleasant Dambulla mosque incident occurred on 20th April 2012. Sri Lankan Muslims not only in Sri Lanka but all over the world were focussing on the post attack development around the country. While some associations organised protests to show their anger and refusal of government's decision to remove the Masiid, All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulema (ACJU) releasing an a statement last week requested Muslims to avoid protests and not to distrub the law and order of the country. The statement also recommended Muslims to engage in supplications, observe fast and make Dua seeking Allah's (swt) assistance for a peaceful settlement to the matter.

In this backdrop, yesterday's Jummah sermons in most of the Masjids in Sri Lanka were around this subject. These sermons were addressed in several angles to the issue however all of them with particular emphasis on how Muslims should take up such difficult times and how Qu'ran and Hadeeths guide us in this respect. Special Duas were also recited in some mosques.

We have picked two important Jummah sermons for our visitors and recommend they listen to these sermons and share it with friends and families as well.

They are:

1. Jummah by Ash Sheikh Mufthi Yoosuf Haniffa (binnoori) held at Colombo 4, Nimal Road Jummah Masjid

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2. Jummah by Ash Sheikh S.H.M Faleel (Naleemi) held at Colombo 02, Wekanda Jummah Masjid - Download link

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3. Special Dua by Ash Sheikh Ameer held at Bambalapitiya Jummah Majsid - Download link

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More Jummah Sermons are available here...


Following are some pictures taken on Friday 27/04/2012 from the Dambulla Masjid (that came under attack)

Picture courtesy: Veaseera Anver

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