https://youtu.be/HfSqlifOtw4 We carry on discussing the specific verses in the Holy Quran which command that hands should be 'cut off' for specific crimes.
https://youtu.be/Rhi8X7dly04 In the video above, we look at verses 5:33 and 5:38 where the Holy Quran commands that hands should be cut for certain crimes. But the translations of these verses always state "cut off", instead of just cut. With this in mind we consider alternative interpretations of the meanings of the Arabic words used … Continue reading Cut Off Their Hands – Part One
https://youtu.be/vDS0D6SLvuI In the video, embedded above, we look at verses 39:9 and 95:4, of the Holy Quran, to show that human beings were created to use their intellect and any nation which resorts to simple 'taqlid' (just following someone from the past) is going to intellectually degrade and fall behind others.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP7aMgtnKDI In this speech Dr Jawad Ahmad looks at how people have abused, lied and twisted the actual meaning, and understanding of Jinn to benefit themselves. He recites from the Holy Quran and provides the proper meaning and context of the usage of Jinn as found in our holy book.
https://youtu.be/-PpI2L_2Sq4 24:35 Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth. A likeness of His light is as a pillar on which is a lamp — the lamp is in a glass, the glass is as it were a brightly shining star — lit from a blessed olive-tree, neither eastern nor western, the oil … Continue reading Spiritual Advancement by Doing Good Deeds
https://youtu.be/8rlyPhOoO3o This kuthba commences with chapter 107 of the Quran which primarily deals with the failure of all mankind to perform small acts of kindness to orphans and the needy. These two groups of people have had their rights taken away from them. Society has a duty to look after these people providing for them via the welfare state … Continue reading Equal opportunities for all mankind
https://youtu.be/7cScPakSfZ4 2:1 I, Allah, am the best Knower. 2:2 This Book, there is no doubt in it, is a guide to those who keep their duty, 2:3 Who believe in the Unseen and keep up prayer and spend out of what We have given them The most frequently recurring words for charity in the Qur'an … Continue reading Charity in Islam is a Religious and Social obligation
https://youtu.be/GHlOP2rOscA In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. 95:1 By the fig and the olive! 95:2 And mount Sinai! 95:3 And this city made secure!— 95:4 Certainly We created man in the best make. 95:5 Then We render him the lowest of the low, 95:6 Except those who believe and do good; so … Continue reading Man is the Best of All Creatures
Members of Parliament and law enforcers and industrialists and bureaucrats and young professionals and even some religious scholars can drink with impunity. A taxi driver trying to score a beer on the go risks a jail term or losing his eyesight to moonshine. It’s a law-and-order issue, you see. The rich drink in their own … Continue reading Pakistan Has a Drinking Problem
https://youtu.be/Ddx9pCDZZ-s When, in the 1970s, Ahmadis approached the South Africa High Court seeking to protect their human rights and sought a declaration that they are Muslims, the Sunnis, after failing to have the case dismissed on technical legal reasons, withdrew from the case using the excuse that a non-Muslim court of government does not have … Continue reading Can a non-Islamic government or court decide who is a Muslim?
https://youtu.be/glAx1NEfF4M In this khutba we look at the Western theory of constitutionalism and show that its concepts are borrowed and adapted from the Holy Quran and Islamic Law.