The Virtual Mosque

Islam is a Deen

The Holy Quran describes Islam as a deen an Arabic word which is mostly translated into English as “religion”. However, looking into different translations it can be seen that, in different places, it is translated as judgment, recompense, obedience as well as religion. In fact, the word deen stands for more than just religious [...]


Ask ‘The VM’ Question and Answer Series

The new ‘Ask The VM’ series is now up and running! The first question comes from Steveo_23 who asks What is meant by the religion of Islam? Islam is the name given to Guidance sent by Allah to mankind through the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The name of this Guidance is different from the name of the Prophet to whom [...]