The Virtual Mosque

Q&A: Praying for Non-Muslims

Does Islam allow Muslims to pray for non-Muslims who have died? A reader recently emailed us the above question as he wants to perform funeral prayers for a close non-Muslim friend who has passed away. There are three aspects to this; Ritual funeral rites as performed for a Muslim. General Supplication and Condolences and sympathy being shown [...]


Non-Muslims, please use the Holy Quran

The Holy Quran has many verses which are generally interpreted in a religious context but have a much wider application. For example chapter 109 is usually translated as “For you is your recompense and for me is my recompense”. The word used here is “deen” which means “the way of life”. So you can interpret this verse as “You [...]