Muharram 1443 Update


Speaker – Sr. Kazima Zaidi from Chicago, Illinois

August 9th – August 18th, and August 21st
Time – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

August 19th (Ashur Day)
Time – 8:30 AM

August 20th (Yaum-e-Zainab)
Time – 7:00 PM

To read salaam/nauha, please contact:
Sr. Mumtaz Amir

To sponsor a tabarruk, please contact:
Sr. Subia Rizvi
Sr. Kaniz Lakhani

Speaker – Dr. Sayed Moustafa Qazwini from Orange County, California

August 9th – August 18th, and August 21st
Time – 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM

August 19th (Ashur Day)
Time – 11:00 AM

To sponsor a tabarruk during the first 10 days, please contact:
Br. Amjad Sabir
Sr. Aziza Talajawala

Speaker – Maulana Kumail Mehdavi

August 9th – August 18th, and August 21st
Time – Immediately after Salaat-e-Maghribain

August 19th (Ashur Day)
Time – After Salaat-e-Dhuhrain

To read soz/salaam/nauha please contact:
Br. Qayem Hussain (Mohsin)
Br. Ali Abbas Abedi

Post Ashura

Dr. Mehdi Hasan
Br. Syed Jafar Rizvi 
Br. Amjad Sabir
Sr.Masoomeh Shirazie 

Urdu -
Br. Ali Abbas Abedi
Br. Qayem Hussain (Mohsin)

To check the availability and reserve the ladies hall for all post Ashura ladies majaalis, please contact
Sr. Aziza Talajawala
Sr. Mariam Thakkar

Rules and Guidelines


  • Masks must be worn at ALL times while inside the building (applies to ages 2+), regardless of vaccination status – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Please refrain from shaking hands and hugging.
  • Frequently use hand sanitizer (stations of hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the building).
  • Please bring your own sajdagah/tasbeeh (napkins will be provided).
  • No eating or drinking inside the building.
  • Please cooperate with all volunteers; especially the crowd control & parking teams.
  • Please do not congregate inside the halls, all eating and socializing must be done outside the building only.


  • The nursing room is available for nursing mothers.
  • Separate mens’ & ladies’ tents are available for crowd-control/overflow, eating/drinking of chai/feeding children and for tabarruk distribution after each majlis.
  • External restrooms have been arranged for those who would prefer to attend the majlis outside.

Important Information to Note:

  • Jamaat salaat will start promptly at 8:30pm, please perform wudhu ahead of time.
  • Tabbaruk and chai will be served outside and must be consumed outside. Tabarruk for the English majlis will be distributed outside AFTER salaat.
  • The English and Urdu majalis will be streamed daily on the Idara’s official YouTube channel:
  • If you are not vaccinated already, we strongly encourage you to please get vaccinated as soon as possible. Those who are not vaccinated are encouraged to stay home.
  • The Zari, Azakhana, and the outside Alam area will be available for ziyarat- please cooperate with volunteers as all areas will need to be sanitized often.
  • Please make every effort to arrive on time so as to not disrupt the majlis.

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New Applicants – Please provide two references from Washington area Jaferia community.

Please pay membership dues after filling out the form.

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