Those who spend endless hours and days debating if a woman can be a leader or not; and if she can be in charge of something or not; and then they drag the glorious and blessed name of Islam in ...
“Looking to go to Paradise? Go, be good to your mother, your wife, your daughter and all the other females in your family. I don’t know of anyone who gives women a better billing.” (Dr. Pasha)
Muslims are God’s people on earth. And there are expectations that are associated with that exalted position.
Expectations that humanity has from Muslims.
Expectations that all of Allah’s creation has from Muslims.
And, more than anything or anyone else, expectations that God Almighty ...
Is not God Almighty enough for us? Why do we chase the mirage of Ma Siwallah, things other than Allah, when all we need is him: God Almighty?
To those of us who aspire for all things sublime and wonderful, not ...
You do not, you cannot, see God in this world. But you see the Qur'an.
The Qur'an is all you have in your hands in this world. And the Qur'an is all you will ever see in this world.
In other ...
They say Sunday, June 16, was Father’s Day.
And I don’t doubt or question that it was. Nor do I doubt or question that it was a most important day for all of us human beings.
For, what can be a better ...
One way to determine the truth-value of a Hadith is by testing it against facts. Both historical and contemporary facts -- in the real world.
In other words, with regard to any given Hadith Sharif, do a simple Hypothesis Test.
The specific ...
There is a most beautiful Hadith of Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam.
And all Hadith of Sayyidina Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, are beautiful.
That most beautiful Hadith goes like this, I think:
Al Mu'minu Mir-aatul Mu'min!
A believer to a believer is a mirror. Not "like" a mirror. ...
Woman: Root of All Evil?
Time was, in the Sixth Century AD, when women everywhere were male property and plaything.
Kings and commoners alike despised and abused women in every way they could.
Religion and religious leaders often treated women worse. They denied ...
What exactly is the issue? The teacher in England should not have her mouth and face hidden behind a veil when teaching English language to students? Is that the issue?
If it is, then to me it is a nonstarter. For, ...
"Those who spend endless hours and days debating if a woman can be a leader or not, and if she can be in charge of something or not, and drag the glorious and blessed name of Islam in this almost ...
“If God had wanted to impose a Niqab – full-face covering some people insist is an absolute Islamic requirement – on every woman everywhere as an absolute feminine necessity, don’t you think he would have asked nature to take care of ...
“A society that refuses or fails to educate its females is fighting the battle of life with one hand tied behind its back. In fact, it is someone trying to live their life with half their body. How is that ...
“Those who are so boisterous about condemning female illiteracy in a primitive place like Afghanistan, how loud do you think they have ever been in condemning male illiteracy in that society? Or in a similar Muslim society elsewhere?
I don’t know, but I ...
“Those who are so loud and aggressive about condemning Female Illiteracy in a place like Afghanistan, how loud and aggressive do you think they have ever been in condemning or fighting Male Illiteracy in that society?
Or in any other Muslim society anywhere ...
My issue is a simple one:
Just where, O Where, are the sundry mealy mouths and bleeding hearts in universities and other places, and where are all those media mercenaries, when we need them?
That is how it was that over fourteen centuries ago Islam forever nailed the three interrelated concepts of Gender Neutrality, Gender Respect and Gender Inclusiveness in all forms of human communication.
And Islam did so using a single word that the ...
I feel I am trivializing it by putting it this way, but that is the image that comes to mind. And it is not even apt or appropriate, really.
But when I see people falling over themselves, and not even minding ...
The world does not appreciate how beautiful each and every Hadith of Sayyidinaa Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, is!
And that includes most Muslims!
And the world does not even know this fact: How beautiful each and every Hadith is.
And that includes most Muslims.