Talking Deen

Talking Deen
Addressing the vital issues that affect the Muslims today

[Talking Seerah Ep 9] The Muslims stand strong against the attack on Islam
Jul 26 • 64 min
The Quraysh launched numerous attacks on Islam and the early Muslims to subvert and bring a halt to the Da'wah. In this episode we discuss how the Messenger ﷺ and the Sahabah remained strong in their stance and persevered with their noble mission.
[Talking Seerah Ep 8] The Miraculous Qur’an and its Unmatchable Challenge
Jul 2 • 56 min
After a long absence the Talking Seerah podcast is back! In this episode we discuss the miraculous nature of the Qur'an which baffled the disbelievers who took pride in their language and speech, proved Muhammad ﷺ to be the Messenger of Allah beyond doubt…
Ep 26: Who Really Killed George Floyd?
Jun 1 • 92 min
The killing of George Floyd has reignited racial tensions between police and black people in America and protests have become widespread. This incident adds to a long list of racially motivated murders in America by police authorities, but is racism…
Ep 25: Discussing Parenting and Social Media Dangers with Smile2Jannah
May 14 • 90 min
This week Voice of the Ummah welcomes the YouTube sensation Smile2Jannah AKA Zeeshan Ali. Being in lockdown won't stop us from bringing you brilliant guests and important topics! Zeeshan's unique style of bringing together Islam, Comedy and Current…
Ep 24: Impact of COVID-19 in Syria With Tox Sharif
Apr 28 • 92 min
With the continued lockdown situation here in Britain and many parts of the world, VOTU brings you another episode with a special guest appearance. This time we welcome Tauqir 'Tox' Sharif, an activist on the ground in Idlib, Syria to talk about the…
Ep 23: Isolated with Haqiqatjou
Apr 5 • 98 min
Another week in quarantine and another Talking Deen podcast brought to you by VOTU. This week we welcome back Daniel Haqiqatjou, founder of and the Alasna Institute to talk about the continued lockdown situation due to the Coronavirus…
Ep 22: COVID-19: Quarantined But Still Talking Deen
Mar 24 • 93 min
The government have introduced stricter measures to ensure social distancing but with modern technology, even in self-isolation and quarantine, that doesn’t stop us from bringing you another Talking Deen Podcast! With the ongoing coronavirus situation,…
Ep 21: Have Muslims Forgotten the Importance of Al-Quds?
Mar 16 • 60 min
What makes the land of Al-Quds so important? Do our actions demonstrate how much we love Al-Aqsa? Don't we have a duty to remind future generations of its significance? This week's podcast is dedicated to the land of Palestine and the blessed Al-Aqsa; the…
[Bonus Ep 5] 3rd March 1924: Islam’s Darkest Day
Mar 3 • 20 min
In this week's Bonus episode, our host Rash presents his thoughts about the anniversary of arguably Islam's darkest day; the day Islamic Governance was removed and the Shari'ah of Allah (SWT) was no longer implemented. The significance of this date (3rd…
[Talking Seerah Ep 7] Why the Quraish opposed the message of La ilaaha il-Allah
Feb 16 • 40 min
In this week's episode we discuss how the Messenger ﷺ was ordered to openly call to Islam and the reasons why the Quraysh opposed and rejected the message of Laa ilaaha il-Allah.
Ep 20: Muslims & Islamophobia in the West with Daniel Haqiqatjou
Feb 5 • 86 min
In this week's Talking Deen Podcast we discuss the growing challenges of Modernism, Capitalism and Islamophobia that Muslims are facing in the West. We are joined by brother Daniel Haqiqatjou, founder of the and the Alasna Institute who…
Ep 19: Soleimani, Iran & USA: Friends or Foes?
Jan 12 • 84 min
In the aftermath of the assassination of Qasem Soleimani on the instruction of US President Donald Trump, the clash between America and Iran is once again being trumpeted by the mainstream media. In this episode of the Talking Deen Podcast we introduce…
[Talking Seerah Ep 6] Transforming the Sahabah in Dar al Arqam
Jan 8 • 37 min
In this week's episode we speak about how the Messenger ﷺ trained the early Sahabah in Dar al Arqam and firmly embedded Islam within them in readiness for the inevitable clash with the wider Qurayshi society.
Ep 18: Is India Planning a Genocide of Muslims?
Dec 26, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode of the Talking Deen podcast we introduce a special guest and Islamic activist from India to provide our listeners with a first hand perspective of the unfolding events concerning Muslims in India. As populism and hindu nationalism…
Ep 17: Who are the real terrorists?
Dec 18, 2019 • 71 min
'Terrorism' is almost always used to describe attacks committed by Muslims, but with the amount of people killed or persecuted by secular states, we ask, who are the real terrorists? Jihad has also been deliberately linked with terrorism in order to…
Ep 16: Would the Messenger (saw) vote in Democratic Elections?
Nov 29, 2019 • 116 min
The UK General Elections are around the corner and many Muslim personalities and organisations are actively calling for Muslims to participate. Although many know that voting in legislative democratic elections is Haraam, several arguments and Islamic…
Ep 15: BREXIT: Should Muslims support Leave or Remain?
Oct 31, 2019 • 73 min
The Brexit debacle continued this week with yet another extension, continued uncertainty and growing division among the masses. In this week's Podcast the brothers discuss the link between Brexit and Muslims, whether we should have a stance such as Leave…
[Talking Seerah Ep 5] The Beginning of the Prophetic Mission
Oct 23, 2019 • 43 min
In this week's podcast we speak about how the Messenger ﷺ proceeds with the order of Allah to 'arise and warn' and commence his mission to guide mankind. We discuss how the first to believe in Islam were from all backrounds, tribes and statuses, and the…
[Bonus Ep 4] Should Muslims support Turkey’s attack on the YPG?
Oct 13, 2019 • 72 min
Ep 14: Yasir Qadhi, Saajid Lipham and the ‘crisis’ of Muslims leaving Islam
Oct 10, 2019 • 70 min
Some claim there is a crisis of Muslims leaving Islam due to its incompatibility with modern day science or supposed backward and immoral rules. In this week's podcast the brothers discuss if this is really the case and the contraversial views and…
Ep 13: Yearning for Islamic Role Models: Do Khabib, Mo Salah and Sh. Hamza Yusuf fit the bill?
Sep 27, 2019 • 78 min
The impact of role models for any society and mankind at large cannot be down-played and any civilisation would envy our heritage of scholars, scientists and leaders. Yet the current reality is very different from our golden ages - in this week's podcast…
[Talking Seerah Ep 4] Iqra: The Foundation of a New World Order
Sep 18, 2019 • 37 min
In episode 4 of Talking Seerah, the host Jahir speaks about the first ayaat to be revealed to the Messenger ﷺ and how it became the foundation in establishing a new Islamic world order.
Ep 12: Cancer, Wars & Reflection: Our journey to the Da’wah
Sep 11, 2019 • 77 min
Questioning the purpose of life can be instigated in many ways; losing a loved one, being diagnosed with Cancer or hearing of the devasting massacres against our Ummah. This week the brothers recount their own journeys in answering this most important…
[Talking Seerah Ep 3] The Birth of the Messenger (SAW) and the Dawn of a New Era
Sep 4, 2019 • 37 min
In our third episode of Talking Seerah, the host Jahir speaks about the birth of the Messenger ﷺ and how Allah prepared him in his early life in readiness for the greatest of missions - to guide mankind from darkness to light.
Ep 11: Warning: Attack on the Sunnah
Aug 29, 2019 • 71 min
We are in the midst of a calamitous attack on our beloved Messenger (saw), one which is even worse than the vile depictions we witnessed in the Charlie Hebdo magazine; and many of us are unaware that it is even taking place. This sinister attack is upon…
[Talking Seerah Ep 2] Why was the world in need of Islam?
Aug 14, 2019 • 40 min
In this episode of Talking Seerah, the host Jahirul covers what the situation was like in the world prior to Islam, and why the world was in need of Islam to liberate it and illuminate it from darkness.
[BONUS EPISODE 3] Kashmir Under Threat
Aug 6, 2019 • 53 min
With the recent events of Narendra Modi's BJP party stripping the state of Jammu and Kashmir of autonomy through Article 370 and special rights through part 35A of the article, the brothers discuss the wider picture in regards to the historical context of…
Ep 10: Is the Saudi Vision 2030 actually an American plan?
Jul 31, 2019 • 68 min
The Saudi #Vision2030 is in full flow; bringing music concerts and secularisation to the blessed lands of our holy sanctuaries in the guise of economic diversity. In this week's podcast the brothers discuss the objectives of this destructive vision, its…
[Talking Seerah Ep 1] How the Seerah will transform you
Jul 24, 2019 • 29 min
In the first episode of Talking Seerah, the host Jahirul will cover the key reasons why every Muslim should study the life of the Messenger (SAW). He makes the Seerah relevant to our current reality and derives valuable lessons from it.
Ep 9: Islamic Unity: ‘Clean Bowled’ or ‘Not Out’?
Jul 13, 2019 • 65 min
The clashes at this year's Cricket World Cup between the fans of Pakistan and Afghanistan; two neighbouring Muslim countries once again highlight the problem of disunity and character traits which the Messenger (saw) and Islam came to eradicate. In this…
[BONUS EPISODE 2] The real truth behind the Srebenica Genocide
Jul 11, 2019 • 39 min
24 years ago more than 8000 Bosniak Muslims were brutally massacred by the Serbs in Srebrenica, a U.N declared 'safe-area'. In this emotional and hard-hitting episode we uncover the real truth behind the Srebrenica genocide and who was really to…
[BONUS EPISODE 1] Be like the Hummingbird not a ‘Mocking’bird
Jul 3, 2019 • 34 min
In this bonus episode, the host of Talking Deen, Majid, asks the audience on whether they are a Hummingbird or a Mockingbird. This may sound like an absurd question but listen now and you'll see how this relates to every single Muslim today… and then…
Ep 8: Was Mohamed Morsi Assassinated?
Jun 26, 2019 • 81 min
This week we discuss the death of Egypt's first democratically elected leader Mohamed Morsi to understand the outpouring of emotion towards him and how the Muslim Brotherhood, a significant Islamic group for over 90 years was decimated by participating in…
Ep 7: Why isn’t our Ibaadah in Ramadhan changing our situation?
May 30, 2019 • 75 min
In the month of Ramadhan we seek to improve ourselves and increase or ibadaah (worship) through giving charity, increased Salah and Du'a. Despite all this increased ibaadah why does the Ummah's dire situation stay the same, and how are Western initiatives…
Ep 6: The Battle of Badr: A victory that defied all odds, so why not today?
May 21, 2019 • 59 min
The most significant battle between Truth and Falsehood took place on the 17th of Ramadhan of the Hijri calendar. On its 1438th anniversary we discuss the events that took place at the time, how Allah (swt) supported the believers and how we can take…
Ep 5: ‘Deal of the Century’: Is this the final Nakba for Palestine?
May 18, 2019 • 62 min
This week marked the 71st anniversary of the Nakba and the worsening plight of the Muslims in Palestine as another Ramadhan began with bombings in Gaza. In this episode we discuss the Balfour Declaration which triggered the Nakba, the significance of the…
Ep 4: Does the Qur’an transform you in Ramadhan?
May 12, 2019 • 43 min
Ramadhan is the month in which the Qur'an was revealed as a guidance for mankind and a criterion. In this blessed month we listen to, recite and often complete the Qur'an during the Tarawih prayer. But does this transform us and achieve the true purpose…
Ep 3: Why on earth does Ramadhan start on different days?
May 1, 2019 • 40 min
With the blessed month of Ramadhan dawning upon us, the age-old debate of when the month actually begins will resurface. In this episode we discuss the disunity that this debate has historically caused and explain the Islamic method of discerning the…
Ep 2: Brunei, Shari’ah and Western Hypocrisy
Apr 26, 2019 • 55 min
This episode covers recent announcement in Brunei regarding the Shari' punishment to be carried out against homosexual acts and the international condemnation. The speakers highlight the issue with partial implementation of the Shari'ah. Special Guests:…
Ep 1: Aftermath of the Christchurch Terror Attack
Apr 5, 2019 • 46 min
This episode covers the aftermath of the horrific events in Christchurch, New Zealand, and how as Muslims we should view this event, and what stance we should take. It also covers the topic of Islamophobia and brings a unique angle on how this term was…