In the name of God, the most Merciful, the most Merciful!

IslamicSolutions.Com

New Literature for a New Era

Education at its best -- for both Muslims and non-Muslims.

Authentic. Unique. Powerful. Readable. Absorbing.
Accessible. Electrifying. Groundbreaking.

Driving Islam Home to the World -- One Concept at a Time!

See Islam for all that Islam really is:

Peaceable! Positive! Simple! Sensible! Elegant! Civilized! Constructive! Hopeful! Contemporary! Pragmatic! Problem-Solving! Moderate! Modern! Balanced! Just! Fair! Compassionate! Truthful! Nice! Easy! Fun! Global! Divine! Authentic! Original! Free! (Dr. Pasha)

EXPAND

The Khutbah that Set the Agenda for the World

DR.PASHA | August 01, 2019 | Section: Articles | 59 reads


Read offline:


 

The Khutbah that Set the Agenda for the World

Dr. Pasha

One single Khutbah at Arafaat by Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, set the agenda for the world for all times to come. The Muslim world knows this Khutbah as the Khutbah of Hajjatul Widaa’.

As for the rest of the world, it knows nothing about this Khutbah. Mostly because Muslims somehow never said a word about it to anyone. 

And that is the Muslim way of doing business. Fill every moment of their life with empty and meaningless gossip, but never say a word to anyone about Allah, or Allah’s Deen, or Allah’s RasulSallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, or about Allah’s book the Qur’an.

Muslims don’t bring up this Khutbah for discussion even in their own private get-togethers, either before or after Eid

But the reality of the world is that, today, we see the reflection of this most blessed Khutbah that Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, delivered at Arafaat, in the United Nations Human Rights Charter.

And today we also hear the echoes of this Khutbah in the constitution of practically every government of the world that may wish to be considered a civilized government. 

So, one Khutbah in the deserts and mountains of Arabia, a long time ago, set the agenda for the world for the next 1400 years even as we continue to count the centuries.

I cannot help wondering, no matter how quietly and how respectfully, where our own Khutbahs are today in relation to that Grandest of All Khutbahs: 

The Khutbah at Arafaat by Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, in Hajjatul Widaa’.

And how, maybe, just maybe, we all have a role to play in trying to make our own Khutbahs, whether Jum’ah or Eid, to be as close a reflection and echo of that same Most Blessed Khutbah as possible, in our own time and place, wherever we may be living, and in whatever age, time and culture.

For, we Muslims, in every age and place, are heirs to the same message and mission that Khatamul Anbiyaa’ Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, brought into this world. 

And our duty is to continue that mission on this earth using whatever means, methods, tools, techniques and resources Allah may choose to place at our disposal.

END

 

Shortlink:
Next:

Previous:

Jump to Article:

Related content
Whatever Happened to the Jum'ah Khutbah that Allah Gave?And that Allah's Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, Practiced and Delivered to the Muslims?Where Did that Khutbah Go? Dr. Firdaus I do not know what other people do, or have, but Allah gave us, Muslims, ...
READ MORE
Jum'ah Khutbah is one of the most visible, and easily measurable, signs and indicators of the Islamic Nation's --Ummah's -- social-psychological-spiritual health and wellbeing.  And an accurate barometer of its rise and fall. For, as the Jum'ah Khutbah goes, so is the ...
READ MORE
In this season of Hajj, Eidul Adha, Hanuka, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Divali and every other human hankering and striving that has behind it either a tinge of divine mandate or an element of human good, our message is peace.
READ MORE
Recently, I gave a Jum'ah Khutbah -- after much humming and hawing from the organizers -- in an Ivy League University. In that Khutbah, I said, among other things, those who do not have a firm grasp of Arabic should not ...
READ MORE
Islam is a Deen of Ilm. That means Islam is a Deen of knowledge, and science, and education, and scholarship, and research, and inquiry. And Islam is a Deen of Fikr. That means Islam is a Deen of thinking, and reflection, and analysis, ...
READ MORE
Think about Him, Not about You. Don’t think about who you are: Hindu, Jew, Christian or Muslim. Rich, poor, black, white, man, woman. Instead focus and concentrate on who HE is: God of All. God of love. God of mercy ...
READ MORE
Words fail me when I see the silent mosques. It seems somehow wrong telling the owner of this world how to run his house. But shouldn't there be at least one place on earth, where people -- Hindus, Muslims, Jews, others -- ...
READ MORE
Contents: Counting Allah’s Blessings: A Serious Muslim Problem Jum’ah Khutbah: What a Blessing from Allah The Muslim Story Jum’ah Khutbah in Muslim Hands: Riding a Gift Horse to Ruin Alienating the Muslim Youth Jum’ah Khutbah: Some Important Pointers Keep it Simple!
READ MORE
Contents: Good Guys vs. Bad Guys in Halifax Litmus Test of Islam in 21st Century England Avoiding Disputations When Bradford Burned Oldham Riots and the First Islamic Community Clean Up Halifax: A Simmering Social Cauldron Some Reasons Why I am Not in the Business of Kafirizing Muslims Where ...
READ MORE
In this season of Hajj, Hanuka, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Divali and every other human hankering and striving that has behind it either a tinge of divine mandate or an element of human good, our message is peace. And our greeting to all ...
READ MORE
"Some Muslims would rather dash off to Makkah to do an extra Pilgrimage than invest time and money in helping their own societies deal with hunger, disease and lack of education." (Dr. Pasha)
READ MORE
“To many Muslims today, Islam seems to be all about fasting and praying. And then, for those who can afford it, it seems to be about running off to do as many extra Hajj as possible. The social conditions – ...
READ MORE
“Here is what I say to the tourists of the world. To those with wanderlust in their hearts. And to all those in search of the wonders and thrills of this world – this is what I have to say ...
READ MORE
"Let us today, this Tuesday, December 8, 2010 – coinciding with the 1st of Muharram, 1432 of the Hijri Islamic calendar – let us today introduce a new concept and a new term in the English lexicon: “Real-Time Miracles.” By ...
READ MORE
To the Muslim World, A 1432 Eid Greeting from Dr. Pasha This Eid: A New Dawn of Freedom! “May this Eidul Adha -- 2011/1432 -- usher in to the Muslim World a new dawn of freedom. Starting from today's Eid, may every Muslim government ...
READ MORE
“Muslims are slaughtering sheep as sacrifice to God to celebrate Eidul Adha in commemoration of Abraham's (God Bless Him) willingness to sacrifice his own begotten firstborn son to God. Muslims, Christians and Jews all believe that story from the Bible and the Qur'an, ...
READ MORE
Here is a public call to all Muslims all over the world: Start a Revolution in Your Own Backyard! Muslims can do that by revolutionizing the way the Jum’ah Khutbah is done in their “neighborhood” mosques. Change it from what it has ...
READ MORE
[Audio] Controlling the Nafs
Whatever Happened to the Jum’ah Khutbah that Allah Gave? And that Allah’s Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, Practiced and Delivered to
This Hajj, Let Muslims Re-Learn the Lesson of Human Equality!
Whodunnit? Who Killed the Jum’ah Khutbah?
Have Iman?  Show Concern about Jum’ah Khutbah!
As Goes the Jum’ah Khutbah, So Will Go the Ummah — The Islamic Nation [Quote – 709]
Peace and Love: Season’s Greetings from Dr. Pasha
As Goes the Jum’ah Khutbah, So Will Go the Ummah — The Islamic Nation
Jum’ah Khutbah at an Ivy League University: The Magic Powers and Potential of a Good Speech
Two Qualifications for Giving Jum’ah Khutbah —  on University Campuses in the United States [Quote – 714]
Jum’ah Khutbah: Islam Is about Knowledge and Understanding [Quote – 715]
World Day of God
Hajj 1438-2017:  Some Quick,  Random and Maybe Disjointed Thoughts
Eid Greetings
Silence of the Mosques [Quote 476]
The Jum’ah Khutbah – Allah’s Special Gift to the Muslims
Using Aqeedah to Tyrannize the Muslim Mind in UK – The Case of Halifax
Peace and Love: Season’s Greetings 1428/2007
Using Extra Hajj to Avoid Responsibility to Society? [Quote – 40]
Who Will Mind the Terrible Social Condition of Muslims? [Quote – 59]
What a Visual Miracle It Is: Muslims Worshipping God in Kaaba [Quote – 152]
[Audio] The Message of Surah Wal-Asr
Real-Time Miracles of Islam and Muslims [Quote – 228]
This Eid: A New Dawn of Freedom! [Quote – 311]
Eid Sacrifice: Sheep for Slaughter [Quote – 313]
Muslims of the World: Start a Revolution in Your Own Backyard! [Quote 404]
Hajj 1438-2017 and the Muslim Mission: What Really Is the Work?

Home | Writings | Audio | Quote-Unquote