Prayer Times

Date 27/06 28/06
Imsaak: 02:22 02:22
Fajr: 02:32 02:32
Sunrise: 04:53 04:53
Zohr: 1:12 1:12
Maghrib: 09:31 09:31

Programme Information

  • Friday, 28th Jun 2019 1:10 PM - 2:10 PM
    1:10pm: Khutbah and Salatul Jumuah - Sheikh Fazleabbas Datoo. ​2:00pm: Ziyarat of Imam Zamana (ATFS) on the day of Jumuah
  • Friday, 28th Jun 2019 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
    8:15pm Opening Mujtaba Asharia Sidiqabai Sheriff (Isale sawab for marhum of Sheriff family) 8:30pm Surah Yasin 8:45pm Marsia Mohdabbas Jaffer 8:50pm Majlis - TBC 9:25pm Announcements 9:31pm Maghribayn Jamaat Salaat
  • Sunday, 30th Jun 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday, 5th Jul - 6th Jul 2019
    Perform the Salah for first day of Dhul Qa'dah (AQAIN)- 2 Rak'at Salah: 1st Rak'at, Surah Al Fatiha (once) & Surah Ikhlas (30x); 2nd Rak'at, Surah Al Fatiha (once) & Surah al-Qadr (30x); After the Salah, give alms (Sadqa)

Press Releases

Scout invested at Al Mahdi Centre

Scouts At Mosque1Wessex Jamaat hosted the 17th Fareham scouts at Al Mahdi Centre on 12th February 2014. This was the first visit of a Scout Group to the centre. There were about 30 people from the 17th Fareham troop with their leaders.

Husayn Day at Wessex Jamaat | 8th December 2013

HDOn Sunday 8th December 2013, Wessex Jamaat held the first Husayn Day at the new Al-Mahdi Centre. The interfaith gathering aimed to commemorate the martyrdom of the Prophet’s grandson and to draw inspiration from the sacrifice made.

The 'Husayni Can-Paign' Food Appeal

photoHomelessness and food poverty is a dark and hidden secret in the wider community. Thus, an enthusiastic drive was promoted to collect tins of food, toiletries and other necessities for distribution to the needy in the community.

Address by Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo at 19th Annual Interfaith Gathering | 21st January 2014

Resident Alim / Imam
Wessex Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat – Al Mahdi Centre
21st January, 2014

Portsmouth youth proceeding to Syria and the divisive sectarian comments

We were saddened and dismayed to learn from the BBC programme Newsnight aired on 20th November, 2013 of a 23 year old young man from Portsmouth who has proceeded to join the rebel forces in Syria. Further we are shocked and worried to hear divisive sectarian rhetoric from the brother of the young man in Portsmouth.

Ashra-Muharram 1435 Statement

Dear Mu’mineen,

Salamun alaykum,

In response to the announcements from other UK Jamaats and organisations, the Wessex Jamaat Executive Committee have considered the situation and in consultation with the Resident Alim, Shaykh Fazle Abbas Datoo, we would like to make the following announcement:

Bishop of Portsmouth Diocese Visits Al Mahdi

Bishop 1The Church of England's Bishop of Portsmouth, Rt Rev Christopher Foster, together with the Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral, The Very Rev David Brindley, visited Al Mahdi Centre on 24th September, 2013.

Wessex Madrasah Celebrates Dahwul Ardh – Earth Day 2013

3Earth day, is an event celebrated every year by Wessex Jamaat since 2009.  It is the climax of the week long celebrations of "Dahwul Ardh". The phrase "Dahwul Ardh" literally means "The spread of the earth"

Eid Greetings from Bishop of Portsmouth Diocese - Ramadhan 1434 A.H.

Eid Greeting from bishop 1434Dear Mu’mineen

Salamun alaykum,

Please see attached greetings from the Bishop of Portsmouth Diocese to Shaykh Fazle Abbas Datoo and you all on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr - 1st Shawwal 1434 AH.

With du'as,

Secretariat | Wessex Jamaat