- Published: Friday, 19 June 2015 10:13
- Written by Zunaid.T p.p S.I.A
The objective of the Sandton Mosque is to establish a meeting place for Islamic worship and learning. The Sandton Mosque is an environment conducive to the spiritual development, self-improvement and education of individuals wanting to achieve nearness to Allah, increase their Islamic knowledge and cultural awareness.
The Sandton Mosque is zoned as a place for religious worship and is located on the corner of Coleraine and Ballyclare Drive. The location of the Sandton Mosque makes it easily accessable from Bryanston, Sandton, Riverclub, Rivonia and other surrounding areas.
The Sandton Mosque has prayer facilities for both men and women and at any one point in time the Sandton Mosque can accomodate over 300 people for congregational prayer. The Sandton Mosque is frequented by men and women working, living and visiting Sandton. At any one of the five daily congregational prayers held at the Sandton Mosque persons of different racial and ethnic backgrounds will be found praying together. The Sandton Islamic Association is proud of its diverse congregation and believes that the diverse Muslim community that attends prayers at the Sandton Mosque reflects the multiracial and multicultural nature of Islam.
The Sandton Islamic Association estimates that the Sandton Mosque serves over 250 Muslim families from as far as Saxonworld through to Fourways.
Interested parties, both Muslim and Non-Muslim, are welcome to contact members of the Sandton Islamic Association in order to arrange a tour of the Sandton Mosque.