Life After Death


In this podcast Dr Hameed Jahangiri from USA is conducting the memorial services for his departed friend Dr Shakeel Khan. He explains the process of human evolution beyond physical death as told in the Holy Quran.

Origins of the Human Race

The Holy Quran says that man was created from water

Scientists have recently carried out experiments with fish to see if they can survive on land. After rearing them on land for a whole year they saw that the fish developed different characteristics which are required for surviving on land thus proving the truth of the Holy Quran.

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The human capacity & how to achieve it


by Dr M.Ikram Jahangiri

This post originally appeared in the April edition of the print magazine ‘The Hope’. It is an outline of a speech given by video link on the 27th December 2013 during the Annual Prayer Congregation of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Anjuman held in Lahore, Pakistan.


Today we are gathered to celebrate a year short of the centennial of the founding of the Lahore Jama‘at and affirm the message of the Promised Messiah, which was primarily the supremacy of Islam through the written word of Allah; that is, the Qur’an, and by the example of the pristine life of Prophet Muhammad (may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), the Last of the Prophets.

Today, we are not to celebrate the birthday of our Jama‘at because each birthday only reduces the age of a person, whereas it is the 99th yearly milestone of a mission with headquarters in Lahore, which is eternal in its truth. Of note is that the Anjuman (organisation) was established in 1906, whereas it was relocated to Lahore in 1914.
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[Podcast] Ramadan and the human stages of development


How does the instructions in the Holy Quran resemble the way in which human development evolves?

We look at Chapter 71 Verses 13 to 15 known as ‘Noah’ (Nuh) and look at how Islamic devotions resemble the developments and changes in the life of a human being.

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[Video] Ramadan and the human stages of development

How does the instructions in the Holy Quran resemble the way in which human development evolves?

We look at Chapter 71 Verses 13 to 15 known as ‘Noah’ (Nuh) and look at how Islamic devotions resemble the developments and changes in the life of a human being.

[Video] Humankind and the Environment

35:8 Is he whose evil deed is made fair-seeming to him so that he considers it good? — Now surely Allah leaves in error whom He pleases and guides aright whom He pleases, so let not thy soul waste in grief for them. Surely Allah is Knower of what they do.

35:9 And Allah is He Who sends the winds, so they raise a cloud, then We drive it on to a dead land, and therewith give life to the earth after its death. Even so is the quickening.

Chapter 35 verses 8 and 9 say that some ‘evil’ deeds are ‘fair seeming’ to wrong doers. Environmental damage is one such ‘evil’ deed which seems fair to those who do it for ‘evil’ represents an action that harms others. This is why we will be required to justify to Allah that what we did was the right thing to do. The lesson is that we should look at our actions to see how they impact on others now and in the future.

Limitations of Human Knowledge

In the video below we look at three verses from chapter 2 of the Holy Quran, which deal with the infinite knowledge and unlimited power of Allah and how these relate to man’s acquisition of knowledge of this world and his power over it.

The first verse is 255 in chapter 2, the verse known as Ayat-ul-Kursi. Within it there is a short sentence telling us about the limitations of human knowledge.

The second is verse 258 which relates how Abraham defeated his king in an argument about who has power over life and death.

The third is verse 260, in which Allah answers Abraham’s question about how God’s power of giving life comes into operation.

The quality of the recording is poor due to technical issues on the day of filming.

Human Nature Part Two

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad continues with the theme of human nature some inherently good some not.

He uses the example of Hazrat Abu Bakr (R) as someone who had in him inherent goodness and Abu Jehal who did not have this in his nature. They both heard the Holy Prophet’s (s) call. One, Hazrat Abu Bakr, welcomed it without question and became known for his greatness. The other, Abu Jehal, rejected it and became known as the sign of disbelievers.

Human Nature Part One

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad sahib, the Promised Messiah, speaks here of natural or inherent qualities of people. He says that some people have a good nature and all that is needed is that it is made to shine through by coming into contact with someone from Allah who ignites this goodness in their nature and makes it shine through.

Sorry for Portraying Muslims as Human

Many Americans have suggested that more moderate Muslims should stand up to extremists, speak out for tolerance, and apologize for sins committed by their brethren.

That’s reasonable advice, and as a moderate myself, I’m going to take it. (Throat clearing.) I hereby apologize to Muslims for the wave of bigotry and simple nuttiness that has lately been directed at you. The venom on the airwaves, equating Muslims with terrorists, should embarrass us more than you. Muslims are one of the last minorities in the United States that it is still possible to demean openly, and I apologize for the slurs.

I’m inspired by another journalistic apology. The Portland Press Herald in Maine published an innocuous front-page article and photo a week ago about 3,000 local Muslims praying together to mark the end of Ramadan. Readers were upset, because publication coincided with the ninth anniversary of 9/11, and they deluged the paper with protests.

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