In the Name of Allah SWT, the Most Merciful and the Most Compassionate
Day of Shawwal 1441AH)
All praise to Allah SWT
the Most Merciful and the Most Compassionate
In conjunction with the
announcement made by his eminence Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad (Grand Mufti of
Australia), Board of Imams Victoria is pleased to declare that the first day of
Shawwal 1441 AH will be on Sunday 24th May 2020 Insha
Due to COVID19
restrictions imposed by both the State of Victoria and Federal Governments Eid
prayers will NOT be conducted in Mosques. BOIV urge the community to strictly
adhere to these restrictions on large gatherings and social distancing to keep
the community safe.
BOIV President Sheikh
Isse Abdo MUSSE and member Imams send their warmest Eid al Fitr
greetings to all Muslims in Victoria and all over Australia.
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam and an act of worship that every Muslim should perform to help the underprivileged Muslims. In the Quran, the obligation of zakat is discussed several times. Allah said in the holy Quran;
“And be steadfast in prayer and regular in charity: And whatever
good ye send forth for your souls before you, ye shall find it with Allah” (Qur’an 2:110)
to Islam, Zakat is meant to be paid to purify the wealth. Therefore,
those Muslims who have enough wealth must give a little amount i.e. 2.5% of the
wealth to the poor and needy. It is the duty of wealthy people to serve the
deprived community by helping them in every possible way. Muslims obliged to pay
Zakat every year to purify their wealth, help the poor and to seek
blessings from Allah.
This year 2020 the minimum threshold (Nisab is : $6,330.08AUD (gold value) or $467.10 AUD (Silver value)
Zakat al Fitr
Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said:
“The fasting of the month of fasting will be hanging between earth and
heavens and it will not be raised up to the Divine Presence without paying the
Zakat ul Fitr is compulsory on all Muslims regardless of age or
financial standing. The only exemption is for those who do not have one sa’
(approximately 2.6 – 3kg) of their staple food in excess of their needs. It is
a token of thankfulness to Allah for having enabled him or her to observe the
Zakat al-Fitr is paid by the head of the family and for each one of his
dependents including small children. Zakat ul Fitr must be paid before the end of
the month of Ramadan. This year Zakath al Fitr is $12.00 minimum per person
In the Name of Allah SWT, the Most Gracious and the Most Merciful.
This is a PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT regarding 1st Day of Ramadan 1441 AH (2020).
Board of Imams, Victoria
All praise be to Allah SWT, the Most Gracious and the Most Merciful.
In conjunction with the announcement made by his eminence Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamad (The Grand Mufti of Australia) Board of Imams Victoria is pleased to declare that the First day of Ramadan 1441H will be on
Friday 24th April 2020 Insha’Allah.
BOIV President Sheikh Isse Abdo Musse and member Imams send their warmest Ramadan greetings to all Muslims in Victoria and all over Australia.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions and social distancing requirements currently in place, we strongly urge the community to perform ‘Taraweeh’ prayer at home individually or in congregation with immediate family members.
BOIV wish a happy, peaceful and safe Ramadan for all. رمضان كريم كل عام وأنتم بخير