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Feedback on Dr. Pasha’s International Qur’an Program

DR.PASHA | July 24, 2006 | Section: Articles | 940 reads

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Feedback on Dr. Pasha’s
International Qur’an Program

The Qur’an program has been offered by Dr. Pasha on either side of the Atlantic. And by the grace and mercy of Almighty Allah it has been most successful everywhere.

In this program, Dr. Pasha uses the language of the Qur’an to directly and personally connect the participants with the Qur’an. He also uses Islamic as well as Western and other knowledge and scholarship from around the world to make the meaning of the Qur’an clear.

The result is a highly absorbing and interactive program which makes the Aayaat of the Qur’an come alive to the participants.

Two major themes that Dr. Pasha has used in the past are as follows:

  1. Falling in love with the Qur’an.
  2. Personalizing the Qur’an.

Participants on either side of the Atlantic have been highly supportive of the program and, by the grace of Allah, they have had some most encouraging and wonderful things to say about the programs they attended.

Feedback from participants includes the comments below:

“I can’t wait for the next program.”

“For the first time I feel connected to the Qur’an.”

“I’m looking forward to another enlightening weekend.”

“How can we help to have Dr. Pasha come more often to do this programme?”

“For the first time I really feel like I have a friend in Allah. Thanks to Dr. Pasha.”

“It’s been 2 days, but I don’t feel tired or drained. Can’t we go on for some more?”

“This programme is really unique – and I have never had such a direct approach to the Qur’an.”

Those are just some of the comments by a few participants.

One of the organizers of the program wrote:

“Each person who has attended is testimony to the difference that this program has made to their lives.”

Below is a more detailed review of the program written by one of the participants – may Allah grant him good health and long life – with minor editing for greater clarity:

“Firstly, my apologies for the delay in getting this feedback to you.

Regarding the Qur’an program Held in June 2003 at Manchester by Dr. Pasha I would like to say the following.

  1. I found the 2 days to be one of the best (if not THE BEST) 2 days spent studying in all my years of learning. This is not just concerning an Islamic topic but any sort of study that I have done in my life – and I have been attending seminars, conferences, training and learning events for the best part of some 31 years.
  2. I found the talk by Dr Pasha absolutely inspiring and can say without equivocation that I will never again consider the Glorious Qur’an in the same way. Thanks to Dr. Pasha I have now understood some of the glory of Allah’s words through one of Allah’s great communicators.

  3. … everything made such complete sense and the simplicity of the message was something to behold.

  4. As you know, from a very young age I became interested in poetry in a big way. I have spent the majority of my life thinking I was reading great poetry. On the 1st day of the program it was totally apparent in comparison to the beauty of the Qur’an, that I had been dealing with mere trinkets, mundane couplets and quatrains. The Qur’an is unrivalled. Rumi, Hafiz, Wordsworth, Keats, Blake and Robert Frost are nothing in comparison.

  5. I gained so many different and unique messages from the two days that I am still sifting, analyzing and digesting the wealth of information imparted to me.

  6. Dr. Pasha was kind enough to listen to a little feedback I had for him on the morning of the second day and he dealt with the issue so completely that it was an even better 2nd day than the fantastic 1st day. The man is beyond comparison.”

Those of you who attended the program on either side of the Atlantic are welcome to write to us about your reaction to the programme.

May Allah open our hearts to his Deen and to the love and understanding of his noble and glorious book!

And may he make us of those who learn and teach the Qur’an – for they, according the Hadith of Muhammad, Sallallaahu Alaihi wa Sallam, are the best people.




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