Thank You!

Surat At-Tagh?bun Verse 1 – Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth is exalting Allah . To Him belongs dominion, and to Him belongs [all] praise, and He is over all things competent. Assalamu alaikum, Dear Beloved Community Member, This past weekend, we were able to join together as a community…


Dar-us-Salaam: “This Is It” Fundraiser Needs Dua to Meet Deadline

September 7 Dinner Final Push for Home of the Heart Campaign, With Settlement a Few Weeks Away, Community Asked to Make Dua’ The campaign to develop a 66-acre education and community campus in Howard County, Maryland has entered a critical, final few weeks; on September 26, 2014 Dar-us-Salaam needs to have about $10 million in…


Howard County Approves Conditional Use Application

Assalamu’alykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh: Dear Brothers and Sisters: Alhumdulillah, on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Howard County approved the Dar-us-Salaam Education and Community Campus plan. The approval allows Dar-us-Salaam to establish a campus on the 66-acre former Woodmont Academy site with 275,300 square feet of building space including a 56,000 square foot masjid, elementary, middle,…


[VIDEO] Fruits of Yaqeen

Presenting our feature film that was premiered at the “Yaqeen” fundraising dinner on December 15, 2013. Be a part of the effort ! Make your tax deductible donation today at  


Raising Our Yaqeen

As salaamu “alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Dear Brothers and Sisters, First we would like to thank Allah for his mercy and we would like to thank everyone for participating in the historic fundraising dinner that took place on the 15th of December. At the dinner we raised $1,957,239.00 in cash and pledges Al Hamdulillah!…

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Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Dar-us-Salaam & Al-Huda School cordially invite you and your family to the Annual Fundraising Dinner and Family Night. This year’s event, themed ”Yaqeen, Moving From Vision To Reality”, will be held on Sunday, December 15th in shaa Allah at the Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center. We hope to see all of you there! To purchase tickets fill the form…


Dar-us-Salaam Submits Application for New Campus In Howard County

As salamu alaikum and Greetings of Peace, After more than one year of feasability studies and discussions with county officials and neighbors, Dar-us-Salaam submitted its application to Howard County for conditional use to operate an educational and religious campus on a 66-acre property in Cooksville, Maryland on November 6, 2013. Dar-us-Salaam, based in College Park,…

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Home of the Heart Cruise a Much Needed Getaway for Area Muslims

On a  balmy Sunday in June, as yachts glide down the Potomac River, Mrs. Shaikh and her husband are among the 400 guests on board the Home of the Heart Lunch Cruise. Seated in the couple section on vintage furniture on the second level of the deck, they have taken time off for a date,…


First Hijrah Community Extends Hand, Heart to Dar-us-Salaam Campaign for New Campus

Over the last decade, College Park, Maryland”s Dar-us-Salaam & Al-Huda School community has developed deep ties with Washington DC”s First Hijrah Islamic Center. Many Al-Huda School families are from the First Hijrah community, and some of the pillars of First Hijrah”s Qur”anic Education program memorized the Qur”an at Dar-us-Salaam”s full-time hifz school. For these two…


"Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do"

“Don”t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden (Basketball player and coach) In the face of a large task, sometimes it is easy for the waswaas (whispering of Shaytan) to make us think that small efforts we contribute will not make a difference, and so we don??™t exert…