It is the end of Ramadan and 30 days long fasting period for all the Muslims in the world. Hari Raya Puasa for Muslims is by all means most celebrated festival. All Muslims start their day with the early prayers in the mosques. They spend rest of the day meeting relatives or having an open house. The concept of open house is common in South East Asian countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia etc.
Hari Raya Puasa is a national holiday in Singapore. This year Hari Raya Puasa is followed by National Day holiday in Singapore i.e.., 09th Aug, 2013. The weekend ahead makes it a long 4 day holiday for everyone in Singapore!
Hari Raya Puasa Prayer timings
Hari Raya Puasa prayers will be offered in more then 100 mosques in Singapore. The earliest time for the prayer is 7:30 am and you can catch an early Hari Raya Puasa prayers in the following mosques:
– Masjid An-Nur (6 Admiralty Road)
– Masjid Al-Mukminin (271 Jurong East Street 21)
– Masjid Assyakirin (550 Yung An Road)
– South West Mosque Cluster @ Jurong West Street 52, Void Deck Blk 530
You can catch latest Hari Raya Puasa prayers in the following mosques at 9:30 am:
– Masjid Assyafaah (1 Admiralty Lane)
– Masjid Angullia (265 Serangoon Road)
The prayers timing in the famous Masjid Abdul Gafoor near Bugis is 8:15 am.
The language of sermons for Hari Raya Puasa prayer in the majority of mosques is Malay. If your preferred language of sermons to be Urdu then you can head to Masjid Malabar mosque at 471 Victoria Street and Masjid Angullia at 265 Serangoon Road. The prayer timings in both mosque is 9 am and 9:30 am respectively.
If your prefer language of sermon is English then you can head to the following mosques:
– Masjid Khadijah, 583 Geylang Road (8 am)
– Masjid Al-Huda, 34 Jalan Haji Alias (8:30 am)
– Masjid Ahmad, 2 Lorong Sarhad (South Buona Vista Rd) (8:30 am)
– Masjid Al-Mukminin, 271 Jurong East Street 21 (7:30 am & 8:30 am)
– Masjid Darussalam, 3002 Commonwealth Avenue West (8 am)
– Masjid Tentera Di Raja, 81 Clementi Road (8:15 am)
– Masjid Al-Falah, Cairnhill Place #01-01, Bideford Road (8:15 am)
– Masjid Malabar, 471 Victoria Street (9 am)
– Masjid Haji Muhammad Salleh (Palmer), 37 Palmer Road (8:15 am)
– Masjid Jamiyah Ar-Rabitah, 601 Tiong Bahru Road (8:30 am)
– Masjid Al-Muttaqin, 5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 (8:45 am)
– Masjid Haji Mohd Salleh (Geylang), 245 Geylang Road (8 am)
For the complete list of prayer timings please refer to the list printed by Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura here.
Singapore Travel Blog wishes all Muslims in the world and Singapore Happy Hari Raya Puasa.