The Virtual Mosque

Is Islam a sensual religion?

There is an age old objection against Islam, which is that Islam is a sensual religion which is just concerned with satisfying carnal desires. We look at the Old and the New Testaments to see what they say about carnal desires. It is shown that Islam merely puts human capacity in all spheres in its proper context. Islam teaches that intimate [...]



Surah Al-Ikhlas is the 112th Chapter of the Holy Quran. It is the second most important chapter of the Holy Quran after Surah Fatiha – the very first Surah. The Holy Prophet (s) is reported to have said that Surah Al-Iklhas by itself is equal to one third of the Holy Quran. In this Khutba we look at human desires in the light of Surah [...]