Friday 30th July: Follow us live

Today we will be broadcasting live via ustream at 1.00pm (GMT) as usual, to watch our live prayers and speech and be a part of the virtual mosque click on the link below.

If you miss the broadcast, then we will be putting the videos up in the next few days for people to watch at their leisure.

Live Prayers

Friday 23rd July – Follow us live

Today we will be broadcasting live via ustream at 1.00pm (GMT) as usual, to watch our live prayers and speech and be a part of the virtual mosque click on the link below.

If you miss the broadcast, then we will be putting the videos up in the next few days for people to watch at their leisure.

Live Prayers

Friday 16th July – Follow us Live

Today we will be broadcasting live via ustream at 1.00pm as usual, to watch our live prayers and speech and be a part of the virtual mosque click on the link below.

If you miss the broadcast, then we will be putting the videos up in the next few days for people to watch at their leisure.

Live Prayers

Galileo of Islam

“one of the foremost muslim scholars of India, actively involved in making Islam known to the west”

The article below is a brief sketch of the history of the Ahmadiyya Movement. Part of this sketch is illuminating as it deals with the influence The Promised Messiah had from New Zealand to the US.

The distinguishing feature of his work was that he concentrated on positive work although unfortunately Sunni Muslims did their best to detract him from it by raising irrelevant and unimportant issues.
He co-operated with The Liverpool Mosque Movement in the UK publishing free advertisements and appeal for help for their magazines. He wrote to newspapers and journals world over claiming salvation of humanity lies in Islam.

Two examples of his efforts are published here: that of trying to promote the cause of Islam in the US and in New Zealand. If only non-Ahmadi Muslims had followed the course the Promised Messiah chartered, Islam would now be a well established religion the world over.

The article can be read here

Ascension of the Holy Prophet (pbuh)

The Holy Quran and the Hadith speak of the ascension of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (pbuh).

In this khutba we discuss whether the Miraj was physical or spiritual and its significance for the Muslims community.

It signifies the glory of Islam that a man through his own efforts can achieve nearness to God by following the Holy Quran and the Holy Prophet and that they Holy Prophet was the last Prophet.

The Power of One God

Is Islam the only true monotheistic religion?

The message that ‘there is no God but me’, was not only in the Holy Quran but was brought by all of Allah’s messengers.

Mustaq Ali looks at the beliefs of other faiths based on the context of their only being one God.

Friday 9th July Live Prayers and Speech

Today we will be broadcasting live via ustream at 1.00pm as usual, to watch our live prayers and speech and be a part of the virtual mosque click on the link below.

If you miss the broadcast, then we will be putting the videos up in the next few days for people to watch at their leisure.

Live Prayers

Muslim women taking the lead

It seems that its being left to the women of Islam to stand up against the extremists who call themselvies Muslims.

In a BBC Radio 4 report Zubeida Malik reports on a group of Muslim women who will be laying a wreath later this week at the National Memorial Arboretum in honor of British troops.

The women say they were motivated by their revulsion at the Islamist extremist demonstration in Luton last year and the threats to disrupt commemorations at the repatriation of dead service personnel at Wooton Bassett.

The report includes comments from RAF Group Captain Zahir al-Huq of the Armed Forces Muslim Association who reiterated that many Muslims serve in the armed forced and would give their lives for their country.

The full report can be heard here.

Religion above the world

Dr. Mujahid Saeed talks on the importance of upholding the pledge of keeping ‘religion above the world’ that Lahore Ahmadi Muslims take.

This is an arduous task and may come at a personal worldly loss but furthers the cause of Islam and ones faith.

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Ask ‘The VM’ Question and Answer Series

The new ‘Ask The VM’ series is now up and running! The first question comes from Steveo_23 who asks

What is meant by the religion of Islam?

Islam is the name given to Guidance sent by Allah to mankind through the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The name of this Guidance is different from the name of the Prophet to whom it was sent. One reason is that Allah, Himself, says that the name of this religion is Islam. Some religions are named after their founders such as Christianity and Buddhism; others were named by the followers of that religion. But Allah says in the Holy Quran : “The religion with Allah is Islam.” (3:19)

Islam is not just a religious doctrine or dogma in the sense that people normally consider a religion to be. In Arabic, it is called “deen”. Although, this is generally translated as religion, the word deen has a broader scope. The best translation may be “the way of life”. Islam encompasses in its teachings everything about life from small details about an individual’s life such as how to clean one’s teeth to affairs of state such as rules of engagement in war.

The word Islam signifies peace. Firstly, peace between man and God and, secondly, peace between men. The primary significance of Islam is that this Guidance was sent to mankind so that nations submit to Allah and thus live in peace with each other.