“Here is a peek at that most astonishing of all partnerships – the one between God and Man, as they used to say – that provides as spectacular a definition of Islam as anyone would wish to have:
Allah has created ...
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.
"All too often, nothing stands in the way of our being able to make great things happen in the world except us.
All too often, it is our laziness, our lack of clarity and focus, our lack of understanding, our fears ...
All over the world, Muslims know what Salaat is. Urdu and Farsi folks call it Namaaz. English speakers call it “prayers”. But, Salaat is more – much, much more – than prayer as the world understands and uses that expression.
"To love and to hate is part of human nature.
As a result, all of us love and hate something or someone. And we do that in one form or another and at one point of our life or another.
Those who ...
Your job, and or your business, is your connection, not just with yourself and your family and loved ones, but with your God. So, how can you go wrong by putting it in the first place? [...]
"Amateurs do things however they please: randomly; haphazardly; by the seat of their pants, as they say.
Professionals do things the right way.
There is consistency and predictability in the work of professionals – because professionals follow routine and process.
Civilized societies are ...
George Bush (Jr.), former president of the United States, once said he was the decider. Well, I have news for him.
In the real world, the world in which all decisions are made and count, the only decider is Allah – ...
People often have questions about the way God does things. Many good people do.
And it is perfectly all right for them to do so.
At least from the Islamic point of view it is.
God, in the Qur'an, not only allows humans ...
Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, came into this world in the 7th Century. He changed that world, from the way it was to pretty much the way it is today.
That means a lot of the things that you see ...
Not Just “Faith,” but Also Intelligence: That Is What People Need
And a Judicious Dose of Common Sense
But Who Are The Smart Ones? Let the Qur’an Tell Us
If that Is Not Smart, What Is?
“Religion” vs. Science: Not Islam’s Problem!
In Islam, 'Aqeedah ...
Here is a simple fact: No one does it like the Muslims.
Don't believe me? Go, check it out.
I mean making Du'a the way the Muslims do. That is, asking God for help and for what one wants and needs.
How can ...
People like singing and dancing and making music. Whether or not it is part of the human DNA I do not know.
But I am sure there are people in this world – those who specialize in research into the human ...
Ever wondered who God is? Don’t. Not anymore.
Go to the source and get the answer from God himself.
Don’t ask others who God is. Not Muslims and, certainly, not Non-Muslims.
No disrespect, folks: My beloved non-Muslim friends and brothers and sisters. It ...
Islam and life: What a perfect confluence! What a perfect combination, I mean.
And, if you ask me, what a perfect choice!
Let me explain.
For those wanting to know what Islam is, let me ask them a very different question: What is ...
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 ...
Everyday Miracles of Islam
Thus, no matter how you look at it, Islam, the Qur’an and the life of even the most ordinary Muslims are all full of things that can only be described as miraculous.
I call them the Everyday Miracles ...
"One way of loving Allah is connecting with People. It is always: Allah above, People below, that is Islam." (Dr. Pasha)
Did we ever take a few seconds to think about God’s Big Mercies on us?
And the Small Ones as well?
Did we ever catalog or inventory any of his mercies on us – small or big.
Or are we waiting for the ...
Since it is the love and lure of false gods that are the root cause of individual and collective human misery and tragedy in the world, the solution is to change the world by changing the human condition, based on ...
What God do Muslims worship?
That was the question - asked a while ago by some people in the Western world.
The media played it up. As is the media's wont to play such things up.
And yet the question is really a ...
Did Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, perform any miracles of his own - like many of the other major prophets from earlier times, God bless them all?
Yes, he did. Of course he did. Absolutely, positively he did. And below ...
I have often talked about the miraculous deeds of The Unlettered Man - Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam - God's peace, blessings, mercy and grace be upon him and upon all the other prophets of God such as Jesus, ...
“Love and fear of Allah must translate in service to humanity, regardless of race or religion. That is a central part of the message of Islam and of the model of the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!” (Dr. Pasha).
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Once upon a time – not so long ago -- English was not our mother tongue. Nor was English, at that time, an Islamic language. English, as a matter of fact, was home to Christianity. As a result, when words ...
"Try as much as you can to work with people and not against them. Be a peacemaker and not a troublemaker. Always remember that it is Allah that opens doors and not your own personal cleverness or the help of ...