Clip description Keywords
A Muslim boy's Id-ul-Fitr
A Muslim boy's Id-ul-Fitr

Duration: 03:15

Faraz, a Muslim boy, shares his celebration of Id-ul-Fitr.

 
Art & the Kaaba
Art & the Kaaba

Duration: 05:55

Rageh Omaar explores why Muslims believe that visual depiction of the human form should be prohibited in a religious context.

 
Brief introduction to Sufism
Brief introduction to Sufism

Duration: 00:59

This clip describes the basic beliefs of Sufism as an inward journey to the heart to Allah.

 
Don't desire another person's property
Don't desire another person's property

Duration: 01:13

A Muslim woman talks about the importance of praying five times a day.

 
Fasting during Ramadan
Fasting during Ramadan

Duration: 02:52

Outlines the third pillar of Islam, sawm - or fasting during the month of Ramadan.

 
Figurative art and Islam
Figurative art and Islam

Duration: 05:44

Rageh Omaar explores the history and techniques of Islamic figurative art.

 
Hajj - day one
Hajj - day one

Duration: 03:44

How the Prophet Muhammad set in place the worship of Allah in Makkah and the key rituals of the first day of Hajj - tawaf and sa'y.

 
Hajj - day three
Hajj - day three

Duration: 05:02

Day three of Hajj includes the stoning of the devil at Mina and the celebration of Id-ul-Adha. Muslims consider the impact of Hajj on their lives.

 
Hajj - day two
Hajj - day two

Duration: 04:43

Background to day two of the Hajj. Exploring beliefs about judgement and life after death, and a description of the standing at Arafat and the journey to Muzdalifah.

 
How mosques are used
How mosques are used

Duration: 04:11

A description of some of the main features and uses of mosques.

 
Inside a Sufi drumming session in Pakistan
Inside a Sufi drumming session in Pakistan

Duration: 01:15

Sufi Islam is sometimes seen as a more populist expression of faith, involving music and dance.

 
Introduction to Hajj
Introduction to Hajj

Duration: 01:09

A Muslim girl introduces the importance of Hajj for Muslims.

 
Introduction to Hajj - the Fifth Pillar of Islam
Introduction to Hajj - the Fifth Pillar of Islam

Duration: 03:21

An introduction to Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam, including background information about the time of year, Makkah, the Ka'aba, and what pilgrims wear and pray.

 
Introduction to Muslim beliefs and practice
Introduction to Muslim beliefs and practice

Duration: 04:32

An introduction to Islam, its spread, the split between Shia and Sunni and the key beliefs and prayer.

 
Introduction to the Qur'an
Introduction to the Qur'an

Duration: 03:20

An overview of Muslim beliefs about the Qur'an. The film describes its impact on the lives of Muslims and outlines its structure.

 
Islam, geometry and nature
Islam, geometry and nature

Duration: 05:33

Rageh Omaar explores the traditional designs and techniques of Islamic artwork.

 
Jihad
Jihad

Duration: 01:27

Gives a brief description of the Muslim idea of jihad, or struggle.

 
Khadija and the founding of Islam
Khadija and the founding of Islam

Duration: 06:32

Bettany Hughes examines the life of Khadija as an independent businesswoman. Then as the wife of Muhammad (pbuh) and finally in her central role supporting him as the Prophet of Allah.

 
Memorising the Qur'an
Memorising the Qur'an

Duration: 01:51

This film explains why some Muslims memorise the Qur'an.

 
Muhammad - the final Prophet
Muhammad - the final Prophet

Duration: 03:50

Explains the status of Muhammad as the final Prophet of Islam.

 
Muhammad in Madinah
Muhammad in Madinah

Duration: 02:45

A look at the rejection of Muhammad by Makkah, the hijrah and the setting up of a Muslim community in Madinah.

 
Muhammad's early years
Muhammad's early years

Duration: 01:42

A comment on the early life of Muhammad and why he was known as the trustworthy one.

 
Muslim values
Muslim values

Duration: 03:35

An overview of how and why Muslims try to lead a good life.

 
Muslims and charity
Muslims and charity

Duration: 03:18

An exploration of the ways in which Muslims practise charity, through voluntary giving, obligatory giving and through Muslim aid agencies.

 
Prayer in the mosque
Prayer in the mosque

Duration: 02:13

An introduction to the idea of a mosque as a place of worship and as a community centre.

 
Salah - more information on prayer in Islam
Salah - more information on prayer in Islam

Duration: 02:27

Offers more information about why Muslims pray five times a day.

 
Salah - Muslim prayer
Salah - Muslim prayer

Duration: 05:02

A detailed explanation of the different stages of prayer in Islam, and why Muslims pray like this.

 
Salah - Muslim prayer
Salah - Muslim prayer

Duration: 02:41

Describes the importance of prayer in Islam.

 
Sufi worship
Sufi worship

Duration: 04:14

The background, beliefs and practices of some Sufi Muslims, the Malawi or the Whirling Dervishes.

 
The art of Islamic calligraphy
The art of Islamic calligraphy

Duration: 08:13

Rageh Omaar explores the traditions of Islamic calligraphy.

 
The Prophet and the Qur'an
The Prophet and the Qur'an

Duration: 03:30

How the Qur'an was written down, and how Muhammad left it with the Sunnah as a guide for Muslims.

 
The Qur'an
The Qur'an

Duration: 02:15

Information about the Qur'an, including its themes and some brief comments about use of calligraphy.

 
The spread of Islam
The spread of Islam

Duration: 02:33

Looks at how Islam spread around the world, outlining some of the areas of its influence and learning.

 
What do Muslims believe about Allah?
What do Muslims believe about Allah?

Duration: 04:26

How the Qur'an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, and how it outlines what Muslims believe about Allah.

 
What does it mean to be a Muslim?
What does it mean to be a Muslim?

Duration: 04:21

Muslims explain the impact of following Islam.

 

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