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Podcast: The Meaning of Eid-Ul-Fitr

Mudassar Aziz looks at the meaning of the Arabic name ‘Eid-ul-Fitr’ which is the celebration Muslims offer at the end of Ramadan.   He reads from Chapter 110, verse 3 of The Holy Quran and takes a deeper look at the words to determine the true meaning of the name and why it is important for all Muslims to understand what it actually [...]

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[Podcast] Meraj Un Nabi

Some time ago in a televised debate on Islam, Professor Richard Dawkins objected to the concept of Meraj. The journalist Mehdi Hassan’s answer was to say that he did literally believe in the fact that the Holy Prophet (pbuh) rode a winged horse up to the heavens. In the podcast above Hameed Jahangiri from the Lahore-Ahmadiyya Movement [...]

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[Podcast] Muhammad – The Ideal Role Model

[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Muhammad_The_Ideal_Role_Model.mp3] It is shown in this khutba that whether or not people accept the Holy Prophet’s claim to be a Prophet of Allah he is still an ideal role model. The reason is that the examples of his behaviour can be emulated by every human being, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, [...]

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[Podcast] Ramadaan is not 30 days

[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Ramadaan_is_not_30_days.mp3] At the end of Ramadaan we seem to forget that the lessons we have learnt during the Ramadaan are not to be forgotten after Eid. These lessons are to be applied by us in our daily lives for the rest of the year. There is no benefit in simply going hungry if we do not improve [...]

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[Podcast] Islamic rituals and real life

[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Islamic_rituals_and_real_life.mp3] In light of the recent riots in London the khutba explores how Islamic rituals such as prayer, charity, fasting and pilgrimage would prevent the occurrence of such disturbances. They instill in people discipline and fellow feeling to help others in need. Islam also [...]

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