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Mosque History


Annandale Mosque was established in 1996 to meet the educational needs of the Muslim community in Edinburgh and the surrounding localities. The core work involves providing religious instruction in the traditional Islamic Sciences for children and adults in a way that is relevant to Muslims living in the West.

The Muslim community continues to grow in Edinburgh and young men and women often feel frustrated that they cannot participate in community issues. Annandale Mosque has been instrumental in providing the platform for young Muslims to express themselves as well as providing spiritual and educational guidance.

Annandale currently runs a number of projects. It hosts the five daily prayers and accommodates for one hundred worshippers on average a day. Friday prayers at Annandale attract over four hundred worshippers. Lectures are given in Arabic, Urdu, and most importantly in English. Annandale Mosque also hosts weekly gatherings for women. Annandale Mosque is committed in bringing a social change to the local community. The mosque currently holds:

  • Hadith Reminder (Tuesday’s after Isha)

  • Interfaith Events with Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association and the Al-Waleed Centre.

  • Children and Adult classes on various subjects.




Mosque Design

The mosque itself has got two floors. On the ground floor there is a large Main Hall for prayers which can easily accommodate around 500 worshippers at any one time. The second floor can hold upto 200 women. Women often hold different classes here. The second floor is also used for functions and conferences. There are plenty of chairs and tables to use for different functions. The wudhu Area is located below the ground floor. There is also a large kitchen which is used for functions

The ground floor is also includes the Imam's Office, a tea room for the elders to socialise, and a large classroom where children study Quran and Islamic Studies. The first floor also holds around 5 classrooms and an Imam's office. 



Prayer Timetable

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