Ramadan in Ithaca

Ramadan has started.

The prayer schedule for Ramadan can be downloaded here.

In addition, the Ramadan information sheet distributed by the Muslim Educational and Cultural Association of Cornell University can be downloaded here.

Below is a list of activities during Ramadan.

1- Daily Prayers

Prayers in congregation are held at the moosalla at the following times: Fajr – 10 minutes after start, Dhuhr – 1:30pm, Asr – 6:30pm. Maghrib and Isha are held at One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University soon after the start time.

2- Daily Quran Recitation Halaqa

At the moosalla every day for 30 mins there will be Quran recitation halaqa after Asr prayer (6:30pm).

3- Daily Iftaar

There will be daily iftaars every day in One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University. Sponsored by the Cornell Muslim Alumni.

4- Nightly Taraweeh Prayers

Taraweeh is prayed after ‘Isha prayer during Ramadan. These will be prayed at One World Room, same place where iftaar is served. There are guest Huffaz visiting and the complete Quran will be recited by June 9, inshaa’Allah.

5- Weekly Potluck

Each Saturday at One World Room there will be a potluck iftaar. On Saturday, May 26, there will be a special iftaar for families of graduating students.

6- Weekly Quranic Support Group

The Quran refers to itself as a “healing and a mercy to those who believe.” Every Wednesday 7pm at G3a Anabel Taylor Hall, Chaplain Yasin will lead a Quranic based emotional support group for anyone facing stress, anxiety, depression, despair, guilt, loss and more. All are welcome! For more information, click here.

7- Weekly Open Q/A with Chaplain Yasin

Every Thursday 7pm at G3a Anabel Taylor Hall, join Chaplain Yasin for open conversations.

8- Quran Competition

Spend some time this month to memorize and revise the Quran. Details found by clicking here.
Prizes are sponsored by the Cornell Muslim Alumni.

9- Itikaf and Qiyam Nights

In order to take advantage of all of the last nights of Ramadan, there will be tahajjud prayers held during every odd night from the last ten days from 2:15am-3:00am at Moosalla Noor. The nights are:

21st Ramadan: Night of Monday 6/4 – Morning of Tuesday 6/5
23rd Ramadan: Night of Wednesday 6/6 – Morning of Thursday 6/7
25th Ramadan: Night of Friday 6/8 – Morning of Saturday 6/9
27th Ramadan: Night of Sunday 6/10 – Morning of Monday 6/11
29th Ramadan: Night of Tuesday 6/12 – Morning of Wednesday 6/13

Prayer Time Table for April

The prayer schedule for the month of April can be downloaded here.

Congregational prayer times are as follows (until May 5):
Fajr – 6:15am (until 6th) / 5:30am (from 7th)
Dhuhr – 1:25pm
Asr – 6:00pm (until 6th) / 6:15pm (from 7th)
Maghrib – Sunset + 5 min
Isha – Start + 20 min (until 13th) / 9:30pm (until 21st) / Start + 10 min (from 22nd)

Prayer Time Table for March

The prayer schedule for the month of March can be downloaded here.

Congregational prayer times are as follows (until April 2):
Fajr – 6:15am (until 2nd) / 5:45am (until 10th) / 6:15am (from 11th)
Dhuhr – 12:30pm (until 10th) / 1:25pm (from 11th)
Asr – 4:15pm (until 2nd) / 5pm (until 10th) / 6pm (from 11th)
Maghrib – Sunset + 5 min
Isha – Start + 20 min

Note the time changes due to daylight savings starting on March 11.