Masjid Zumratul Jannat was established in 1994 by buying part of an office building. The community began in the early 1990s as a part of Masjid Al-Razzaq, a primarily Nigerian masjid. As they grew and diversified, the need was felt to separate to a place where the vision and aims were not as centralized around particular ethnic needs. This communitys vision of diversity in Islam is easily seen in its chosen name, which means mosque of the people of paradise.
The time of the obligatory prayer