SALAM Masjid - Sacramento, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 38° 38.827 W 121° 21.036
10S E 643536 N 4278907
Quick Description: SALAM Masjid is part of the SALAM Islamic Center which includes a mosque, a library, a bookstore and a school.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2013 12:41:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMGY03
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
Views: 4

Long Description:

When this mosque was used for the Friday prayer for the first time on August 13, 2010, it was the culmination of effort that began in 1987. SALAM is located across from the American River College campus on College Oak Drive.

Currently the mosque does not have a minaret, though a base was incorporated at one corner of the building, and it awaits individual donations to be completed. SALAM is an acronym for Sacramento Area League of Associated Muslims, and it thus strives to promote Islamic teachings, understanding, and unity among Muslims in the Sacramento area Community. To quote from the SALAM website: "SALAM has transcended sectarianism. Whenever we are asked whether our center is a Sunni or a Shiite Masjid; our response is that this is simply a “Muslim” Masjid." SALAM website
Type: Current mosque

4545 College Oak Drive Sacramento, CA 95841

Website reference (required if no minaret or 2nd photo): [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

Posting a photo of your visit is strongly encouraged but not required. There is NO requirement that you enter inside the mosque as some mosques may not allow this. Please refrain from taking pictures inside the mosque if it is not permitted by the management and generally have respect for the reliqious nature of the site.
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