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Targeting of Ahmadis continues in Pakistan

As the Muslim festival of Eid ul Adha drew to a close last week, it left a bad taste in the mouth of several Pakistanis when they heard that those belonging to the Ahmadi community were stopped from performing the ritual of animal sacrifice because they are “non-Muslims”. According to a news report by Express Tribune, police raided a house [...]

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We all know of the sacrifice made by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and his family during this time. On the command of Allah he was prepared to give up his son because he was commanded to do so.

But how does this message from Allah relate to our modern times? How will todays youth respond to such a message?

With Eid ul Adha rapidly approaching us Faizaan Ahmad gives a short speech in the above video on the meaning of sacrifice. He looks at the traditional meaning of the word and puts it into the perspective of the youth today and what they do and how those small or large acts can be described as sacrifice.

A Modern Day Sacrifice

We all know of the sacrifice made by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and his family during this time. On the command of Allah he was prepared to give up his son because he was commanded to do so. But how does this message from Allah relate to our modern times? How will todays youth respond to such a message? With Eid ul Adha rapidly approaching us Faizaan [...]

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[Podcast] Sacrifice and Islam

[audio:http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/audio/Sacrifice_and_islam.mp3] Islam requires us to make sacrifices for the sake of Allah. This is why we give up eating, drinking and other things during Ramadan. One thing that we hold close is our family. Ramadan teaches us that if we need to do something wrong to protect our family then we should make [...]

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[Video] Sacrifice and Islam

Islam requires us to make sacrifices for the sake of Allah. This is why we give up eating, drinking and other things during Ramadan. One thing that we hold close is our family. Ramadan teaches us that if we need to do something wrong to protect our family then we should make a sacrifice and do the right thing.

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Abraham’s Sacrifice

In this ‘Id ul Adha khutba it is shown that the concept of sacrifice is as old as religion itself. However, Islam gave the idea of sacrifice a new meaning. Previously it was thought that man needed to appease an angry god by sacrificing something. Islam says that is not so. Man needs to sacrifice the things he loves in order to rise to ever [...]

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Sacrifice your kids

Muslims celebrate Hazrat Ibrahim’s total obedience to Allah, which he showed by his readiness to sacrifice his son when so commanded by Allah. We need to ask ourselves why it is that we are required to celebrate this event. The answer is that we replicate Hazrat Ibrahim’s actions. But that does not mean we literally sacrifice our [...]

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