That is what I say: Waa Islaamaah!
It is a distress cry - about the condition of Islam today. Poor, poor Islam! That is what it means: Waa Islaamaah!
And I will tell you why I am crying Waa Islaamaah! ...
“I am often skeptical about Meetings and Committees.
For obvious reasons.
They are often wasteful of time and resources.
At times, they are little more than a refuge for the indolent and the indifferent -- and the generally unproductive.
In some quarters, they end up being ...
“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, ...
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 ...
Syed Husain Pasha
"The eventful year of 2011 is fading fast and the dawn of 2012 is about to break.
The world is abuzz with talk about Islam and Democracy. And people, good people, everywhere, are busy patching one to the other.
“There are those among Muslims who would like to graft Democracy onto Islam.
They say Islam is good and it is from God – from the East, they say.
And they say Democracy is from the West – and it is good, ...
“I sometimes think: What would it take for Muslims to see the obvious?
What would it take for Muslims to realize that Islam is Democracy and Dictatorship is Haram?
And it makes no difference whether it is a military or civilian dictatorship, or ...
"Democracy, people say, is “Government of the People, by the People.” At least that is how Abraham Lincoln defined it in his Gettysburg Address in 1963.
And that is a pretty good definition too. But is that all there is to ...
For those of us who have been spared this harrowing situation by God, it is difficult to comprehend what it is to physically experience these conditions and to do so in many instances for generations – almost as if these ...
There is still a strong possibility that Egypt’s Ruling Generals, Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) as they call themselves, and their Colonial paymasters will find a way to scuttle the Egyptian Revolution by rounding up the “Usual Suspects.”
This A’ashura 2011, this month of Muharram 1433, this time thinking of the land of Karbala, I have a question.
What did American Revolutionary Patrick Henry and Islamic Revolutionary Husain have in common?
Love of Liberty! That is what!
And then I have ...
With their 11-hour savage grilling on Thursday, October 24, the Republicans may have just handed the American presidency 2016 to Hillary Clinton – without a single vote being cast.
I am no Republican or Democrat. Nor am I supporting one side or the other. And I ...
Dr. Pasha has issued a call to world Muslims to observe a World Day of Repentance this 'Aashoora, 1433.
Muslims are human and as humans they have done many things over the centuries that are contrary to the best interests of ...
I have spent a lifetime learning, reading, analyzing, researching and thinking through Islam on the one hand and Democracy on the other hand.
And here is some of what I found.
In any society, where there is no democracy, there can be ...
We call on the world – the entire world, Muslim as well as non-Muslim; in the East as well as in the West – to declare and celebrate Thursday, May 23, 2013, as WORLD DAY OF DEMOCRACY.
This year, May 23 ...
Please read this document by Dr. Pasha why all lovers of freedom and democracy all over the world must voice their support for Dr. Morsi at this critical juncture in history. [...]
We call on the world – the entire world, Muslim as well as non-Muslim; in the East as well as in the West – to declare and celebrate WORLD DAY OF DEMOCRACY.
For, democracy is Islam and Islam is from Allah!
I mostly limit myself to talking about Allah and his Deen. And to making the wonderful teachings and principles of the Qur’an and Hadith come alive to the new era in which we live.
Especially to those whose primary language is ...
"God above, that is Islam.
People below, that is Islam.
God's government in heaven -- and everywhere else. That is Islam.
People's government on earth. That is Islam.
People's elected government, fair and honest and God-fearing, run based on God's immutable guidance in Scripture. ...
When God wants something to happen, he just says “Be!” and it happens.
That is the ultimate Rule by Decree.
It is Rule by Royal Fiat.
That is because God is King.
And that is because God is the Owner and the Master and ...
The current turmoil in the Middle East is not about jobs and bread. It is about the fight of the people of the Middle East for their basic humanity, liberty and dignity.
And Middle East will be free from its Colonial ...
“When a society loses truly free, fearless and independent media, it is not long before basic human rights and political freedoms in that society take their leave. When media become a mouthpiece – no, make it bullhorns – for government ...
“Many politicians lie, which is not a surprise. But many people take their politicians’ lies as truth, which shows how unwilling human beings are to learn from reality – and from their own past; from history if you will.” (Dr. ...
“Many of us tend to blame many of the perversities of our political culture on Machiavelli.
But what many of us may not understand is that through his doctrine of ever bigger lies and ever more blatant deception and manipulation, Machiavelli ...
“When Anwar Sadat was military dictator of Egypt, he banned wearing of long robes for men on university campuses. It has taken Nicolas Sarkozy, a democratically elected civilian president of France, well over three decades to catch up with a ...
“Memo to politicians: Those who try to please everyone on everything may end up pleasing no one on anything.” (Dr. Pasha)
“Liberal Democracy sadly has come to mean free and fair elections so long as Islam and its advocates are not in the race and don’t have a credible chance of winning. It is the same old formula of Universal Tyranny: ...
“Democracy in the broadest sense is the system of life and government that Islam came into this world to establish and that Muslims then gave away to non-Muslims and have been looking for it ever since. Darkness is never deeper, ...
It was a long time ago.
“We were both in the mosque. This super-good Muslim and me. But he was a really good guy, though. Then he suddenly comes rushing to me and says: “Do you know the king has issued ...
“When America invented the notions of Watchdog Media and Press Freedom, it was yet another connection America was making with Islam.” (Dr. Pasha)