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SBIA: Serving the Creator and Our Community for 35 Years

Announcement posted on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
In a period of fourteen centuries of Islam, 35 years is a mere speck. An organization that was founded to meet the needs of a nascent Muslim community in Silicon Valley in 1979 has nurtured successive generations and spawned sister organizations. With a mission to serve our deen with the color of an American identity, SBIA has thrived with the blessings of Allah SWT and the participation of the community.
During these last 35 years, SBIA has grown from modest beginnings in a small home to a 70,000-square foot community center. We have seen some of our founders return to meet their Maker, enjoyed the continued participation of long-time supporters (many now with grandchildren!), and welcomed many new community members from across the world. 
The journey from a small mosque to a beacon that invites the community-at-large has been filled with lessons, gratitude, humility, camaraderie, and challenges. In this center, we can truly see the three aspects of the hadith of the Sadaqah-Jariyah come to life: An enduring charity, beneficial knowledge, and righteous children raised by a community.
To give thanks to our Lord, and to appreciate those that have made this journey a remarkable one, SBIA will host a very special event on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Santa Clara Marriott. 
Invited guests include statewide and local civic officials, dignitaries, scholars, world-renowned nasheed artists and many others. A commemorative journal is planned for this occasion. 
Mark your calendars -- March 28, 2015 -- this event will sell out, so ensure that you're a part of it!

Friday Night Lights

Announcement posted on Thursday, November 13th, 2014

We plan to meet 1st and 3rd Friday for a discussion, sports, and activities. This is open to ALL youth ages 13+, from every background.
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SBIA Election Update: Board of Directors (BOD) and Board of Trustees (BOT)

Announcement posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014


  • There are three seats that need to be filled on the BOD.  The four candidates for those positions are:
    - Br. Abdul Latif Diwan
    - Br. Shan Saigal
    - Br. Athar Siddiqee
    - Br. Muhammad Qamaruzzaman
  • There is one seat that needs to be filled on the BOT.  The two candidates for that position are:
    - Br. Kevin Champa
    - Br. Abdul Rahim Rydhan
  • The deadline for submitting ballots is Sunday, December 28th. The main ballot box will be at SBIA Headquarters (2345 Harris Way) from 10:00 am to Noon.  Other methods to submit your ballot are listed on the ballot form

Classes With Imam Tahir Anwar

Announcement posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Rooted in Faith

A Weekly Discussion Series | Every Thursday at 7:30pm

Too often are we distracted by topics in life that do not concern God. Such seemingly meaningless distractions can, overtime, become destructive to one’s spiritual health. This weekly discussion series aims to orient one’s internal compass towards God. Covering a variety of topics (including current events, day to day fiqh questions, hadith, etc), Imam Tahir Anwar will discuss the primary goal of a Muslim: How to become rooted in faith in order to become closer to God.

Quranic Tafsir (Sisters Only)

A Weekly Tafsir of Selected Surahs | Every Thursday at 11am

An introductory course on Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir) of selected chapters. Taught by Imam Tahir Anwar, this course will cover the meanings along with general themes of the selected chapter. It will also guide one to appreciate the depths of the Holy Qur’an and its deep rooted connections to our daily lives. This course also aims to ground one’s understanding of certain Qur’anic chapters as understood by traditional Islamic scholars.



Prayer Times for Downtown & Masjid al-Mustafa

Today is Monday December 22nd, 2014

Prayer Begins At Iqama End At
Fajr 6:15 AM
Dhuhr 1:00 PM
Asr 3:30 PM
Isha 7:30 PM

Friday Prayers

On December 19, 2014

Masjid al-Mustafā (Harris Way) - Shaykh Alaeddin ElBakri
First Adhan at 12:15 PM, Iqamah at 12:50 PM
Downtown Center - Hafidh Bilal ElSakka
First Adhan at 12:15 PM, Iqamah at 12:50 PM

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SBIA Downtown
325 N. 3rd St
San Jose, CA 95112
P:(408) 947-9389
Masjid al-Mustafa
2345 Harris Way
San Jose, CA 95131
P:(408) 947-9389