We would like to announce that the new Shawwal moon was not sighted tonight around sunset. Therefore Eid is going to be on Saturday July 18, 2015. We welcome everyone to join us at Zawiyah Foundation on Crompton Street for Eid prayer. Eid prayer will be held over 2 sessions –

1st Session at 8 am

2nd Session at 8.30 am

We advise everyone to arrive promptly. Should the first session be full, please wait outside the Centre patiently until the first prayer has been completed and the congregation has filed outside. We thank you for your cooperation in making this Eid morning a special and successful one

Please be informed that Tafseer class will be cancelled this Sunday, July 19.

Have a wonderful last day of Ramadhan. May all our effort in this beautiful month be accepted and we continue with doing our good deeds beyond Ramadhan.

We would like take this opportunity to wish everyone Eid Mubarak. Have a joyous and jubilant celebration!


It seems hard to believe, but this beautiful month, the best of months is almost coming to an end. It is not over yet. The door is still wide open for us to seek repentance, increase our worship and strengthen our relationship with the Almighty God.

Sunday class on July 12 is cancelled. Tafseer class students please take note. We will send out an announcement once class resumes after Eid.

Sighting of the Shawwal moon will occur on Thursday, evening of July 16 around sunset. Look out for updates here and you can also call the Centre to listen to a recorded message to find out when Ramadhan ends and Shawwal begins.

This year, Eid prayer will be held over 2 sessions at Zawiyah Foundation on Crompton Street.

The 1st Session starts at 8 am.

The 2nd Session starts at 8.30 am.

Please arrive promptly. In the event that the first session is full, please wait outside and join in the second session once the crowd has cleared. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in making the Eid morning a joyous and successful one.

May the Almighty accept our repentance, multiply our rewards and award us with the dress of Taqwa. We wish everyone a blessed and successful Ramadhan.

Soon it is time for our annual Interfaith Event. This year marks the 10th year that Zawiyah Foundation has been organizing the dialogue between various faiths. We will have a line-up of engaging speakers, including Imam Fode of Zawiyah Foundation, discussing the theme “Responding to the Divine”.

Please join us in learning and discovering how we share a common purpose in connecting to the Divine. The event will be held at the beautiful Heritage Hall on Main Street in Vancouver.

Do bring your friends. Refreshments will be served.

Below is the event information:

On: Sunday, July 26 2015  from  12 – 4 pm

At: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC


It is our pleasure to announce that the new moon has been sighted. Therefore, the month of Ramadhan begins tonight and fasting starts tomorrow, Thursday June 18, 2015.

Please refer to the Ramadhan 2015 timetable below for prayer times. Zawiyah Foundation is also open everyday for Iftar and Tarawih prayers. We welcome Iftar sponsorships too. Do come and join us at the Centre.

Thinking of paying your Zakah? This year, the Fitrana is $10 per person. You can make your Fitrana payments and Zakah at the Centre.

May this blessed month bring peace and tranquility to us all.

Ramadhan Kareem everyone!


Ramadan starts June 18 and ends July 17 (subject to local moonsighting in North America)

The exciting days of Ramadan are coming! Check back this space to get all your updates, including the daily Ramadan iftar timetable and iftar sign up sheet.

Zawiyah Foundation also accepts Zakat and Fitrana in Ramadan. Contact us if you would like to donate or pay your Zakah.








WHERE: CRYSTAL AT YORK, 12888 80 Ave #210, Surrey, BC

WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 2015 @ 6:00PM

PURCHASE Tickets at qawsain.ca

KIDS $20 (ages 5-17)

ADULT $50 (ages 18+)



Zawiyah is pleased to announce that based on local moon sightings Eid will be on Sunday, October 5, 2014.

Please see the following links for local moon sighting updates:

Toronto Hilal

Chicago Hilal

Crescent Watch

Please join us for Eid prayers at Zawiyah Foundation at the following two times:

1st Prayer:  8:00AM sharp

2nd Prayer: 8:45AM sharp

Day of Arafat

The Day of Arafat will be on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Fasting on the Day of Arafat is highly recommended.


For those interested in performing Qurbani in Vancouver this year, please call the center’s phone line at 604-322-3203  or email us at info@zawiyah.ca and leave a message. We will call you back with all the details.

Family Dars for September

There is no monthly family Dars this September 2014. Family Dars will resume in October inshaAllah.

Aug 22, 2014 Eid Milan Dinner

Buy your tickets today!

$25 Adults

$20 Child over 12

Children under 5 enter FREE

We will reserve a ticket for you, and you can pick it up at the event.