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The Story of the People of the Cave

In a Hadith from the book of Al Tirmidhi, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is said to have encouraged Muslims to read Surah Al-Kahf (Chapter 18) of the Holy Quran every Friday. In this khutba, we look at the first of four stories from this chapter, about a group of young men that found their lives in danger because they believed in One God. [...]

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[Video] Mice and Hadith

While checking the English translation of one of Hazrat Mirza sahib’s books it was decided to add references to make it easy for the reader. One was a reference from the Sahih of Bukhari. I looked in my copy of Bukhari but could not find it. Yet the same hadith is quoted by Maulana Maudoodi in his book Finality of prophethood, which [...]

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[Podcast] Mice and Hadith

[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Mice_and_Hadith.mp3] While checking the English translation of one of Hazrat Mirza sahib’s books it was decided to add references to make it easy for the reader. One was a reference from the Sahih of Bukhari. I looked in my copy of Bukhari but could not find it. Yet the same hadith is quoted [...]

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Humility in Islam

The video below discusses how The Holy Quran and the hadith of our beloved prophet (s) tells Muslims to show humility in all matters. The Holy Prophet (s) went so far as to say that on the day of judgement Allah will not look favourably upon those who were proud or arrogant.

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‘Ask The VM’: How do Muslims resolve problems?

Anil sent in an interesting question asking If there is a problem how do Muslims decide what to do? First of all Muslims look in the Holy Quran. There may be a specific instruction or prohibition such as fast or perform Haj or do not drink or do not back bite etc. Failing that there may be general principles laid down in the Quran which a [...]

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