The Virtual Mosque
chapter 211

Friends of Allah

In this khutba Hazrat Ameer shows from chapter 2 verse 257 of the Holy Quran that Allah is closer to us than our life vein. If we recognise this and become His friends He brings His friends out of darkness into light. For those who choose the evil ones as their friends they will be taken away from the light and lead into darkness. If you cannot [...]

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Why has Allah banned gambling

Games of chance and intoxicants are banned in Islam, but why? Verses 2:129 and 5:90 and 91 are quoted to show that the Holy Quran gives a balanced view of the reasons for forbidding intoxicants and games of chance – both have some good but their harm is greater than the good they do. In the UK while Weatherspoons, a company that operates [...]

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Fighting for your Food

Is the meaning of life food? During the last week of fasting in the Holy month of Ramadan, brother Mustaq Ali takes his inspiration for his speech from Chapter 2, verse 183 of the Holy Quran. He looks at why human beings act the way they do, what the Holy Quran tells us to do and asks, is it all just a race for food? Don’t like video? [...]

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Evolution is not Islamic

Chapter 2 verse 30 of The Holy Quran is used by Muslims to argue that the ‘Theory of Evolution’ is “un-Islamic”. So in this video we look at two authentic commentaries of the Holy Quran on the verses related to creation to see what they say about creation. They refer to even older classical scholars to see whether there [...]

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In the above Khutba we try once again to tackle the issue of smoking and to show why and how smoking is forbidden in Islam.

After a speech last year during the month of Ramadan, some people still refused to accept that smoking is indeed haraam so in this speech we can tackled the issue from a slightly different angle and we hope now that people will stop making excuses and will act swiftly to stop smoking to save not only themselves but those around them.

Smoking & Islam

In the above Khutba we try once again to tackle the issue of smoking and to show why and how smoking is forbidden in Islam. After a speech last year during the month of Ramadan, some people still refused to accept that smoking is indeed haraam so in this speech we can tackled the issue from a slightly different angle and we hope now that people [...]

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Signs of the righteous

This speech was taken from Chapter 2 verses 1 to 7 of The Holy Quran. Mr Mustaq Ali discusses the concept of Taqwa and Ittiqa, highlighting the constant effort that I required in order to develop ourselves in order to become like our Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) – the magnanimous.

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Mr Mustaq Ali in the video above gives us a detailed view of what Chapter 2 of The Holy Quran is telling us.

Chapter 2

The Chapter deals with the idea of people having an abundance of wealth and it discusses how wealth diverts us from the reality of life and how we can become engrossed in gaining wealth and popularity in society.

Although no verse of the Holy Quran says we should be poor we should be cautious about wealth and use it wisely for the betterment of ourselves and humanity. This wealth is only temporary and soon when death is upon us we will know why we were given wealth and see what we have really done with it.

The Abundance of Wealth

Mr Mustaq Ali in the video above gives us a detailed view of what Chapter 2 of The Holy Quran is telling us. The Chapter deals with the idea of people having an abundance of wealth and it discusses how wealth diverts us from the reality of life and how we can become engrossed in gaining wealth and popularity in society. Although no verse of [...]

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As Eid ul Adha approaches and many Muslims get ready to make the Pilgrimage to Haj, Mudassar Aziz looks at what instructions Allah has left for us, on how to behave during this time and what is expected of us as both humans and Muslims.

This speech is based around Chapter 2 Verse 197 of The Holy Quran.

How to behave during Pilgrimage

As Eid ul Adha approaches and many Muslims get ready to make the Pilgrimage to Haj, Mudassar Aziz looks at what instructions Allah has left for us, on how to behave during this time and what is expected of us as both humans and Muslims. This speech is based around Chapter 2 Verse 197 of The Holy Quran.

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