The Virtual Mosque
chapter 54

From Call to Prayer to Prayer

In Chapter 5 verse 6, the Holy Quran gives us instructions about how to perform the wudhu (physical cleaning) before prayer. In this khutba we look at what the message is of the Call to Prayer and the wudhu. The Call draws our attention to the fact that seeking Allah and His pleasure is better than anything else we may be engaged in. The wudhu [...]

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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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In part one of this three part speech we looked at the hadood ordinance enacted by the military dictator Zia ul Haq in what he claimed was an act to implement Islam.

In this speech we look at Chapter 5, verse 33 of The Holy Quran and give a detailed explanation of what it means and how many Muslims have abused and or misunderstood these commands of Allah.

Pakistan Sanctions the Rape of Women Part Two

In part one of this three part speech we looked at the hadood ordinance enacted by the military dictator Zia ul Haq in what he claimed was an act to implement Islam. In this speech we look at Chapter 5, verse 33 of The Holy Quran and give a detailed explanation of what it means and how many Muslims have abused and or misunderstood these commands [...]

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Keep gambling, you will win millions

In June, the BBC News website ran a story in which it looked at a new wave of fruit machine like gambling terminals. These machines are driving huge profits for the betting shops and it is so worrying that local Councils are not trying to hit back and stop new betting shops from opening. Just one road in Newham, East London has 18 (eighteen) [...]

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