Quote-Unquote: Dr. Pasha on Islam,
Muslims and the World
(Bringing Islam to the World One Concept at a Time!
Taking the Qur'an to Every Home and Heart that Needs It --
And which One Does Not?)
Islam came to liberate humanity from all kinds of slavery -- and vices. And it did so quite successfully.
Among the top modes of slavery Islam set humanity free from were Hereditary Kingship and Traditional Priesthood.
In fact, Allah had kept Pre-Islam Makkah more or less free from these two most terrible vices, even though the rest of the world wallowed in them.
But Muslims, being Muslims, went right back to the drawing board and changed the basic message of Islam to fit their dominant value structure of the day: modern-day slavery to kings and priests with all kinds of fancy names.
Today, Muslims are about the only people in the world who have real, live, fully functional and absolute monarchs and kings, who completely own them and their lands and their resources, and who are the most unquestioned and absolute rulers of the lands they occupy.
Muslims also have a rich mix of priests even though they call them by all kinds of fancy names. These new-age Muslim priests with fancy new titles exercise extraordinary influence on the lives and destinies of Muslims most of whom are naive, ignorant and ill-informed about Islam and the world.
Thus, having totally changed the basic teachings of Islam, in two of the most fundamental areas of life, Muslims then run around asking everyone why they are in the terrible mess they are in.
"It was during the first few days of the month of Muharram that Moses (Alaihis Salam) set his followers free from the tyranny of the Pharaohs. He parted the sea with his staff and led his people to freedom in ...
“When I hear Muslims call their scholars “Your Eminence!” my heart, just like Wordsworth’s, leaps with joy and wants to dance with the daffodils. In sheer exuberance I whisper to myself: “Finally, dear heart! That blessed day is upon us! ...
If Muslims truly cared -- or understood -- the world will not be the kind of mess it is.
They would have devoted themselves to fixing the world -- and making it a better place for all -- instead of trying ...
To all those who have been associated with me in this thing we call Working for Allah, for all these years, I have always maintained the following:
1. Don't forget that your first consideration should be your personal safety and physical ...
For the past half century, Muslims in America have struggled with two fundamental questions. Call them Identity Questions if you want.
Those two questions are:
Who the Muslims of America really are?
What the Muslims of America must do as Muslims?...
The past several decades, I have seen two kinds of Muslims.
Among all the other kinds of Muslims I have seen.
In America and elsewhere.
Those who spend their lives -- and attendant resources -- to build Islam.
Islam, mind you, not Muslims. For, ...
The world knows only too well that the price of love is life.
Or is it death?
Ask Romeo or Juliet, and they will tell you.
Those who love things they consider precious in life must be prepared to suffer for the sake ...
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?
I do not know what other people do, or have, but Allah gave us, Muslims, ...
God in his heaven sent down the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam. Right here on earth, the Church gave us the Pope. And now the Pope and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, some among the followers of both say, ...
The Rape and Gang-Rape Crisis in India, and the association in some cases of Muslim-sounding names with it, is one such case in point. We no longer can withhold comment on it, no matter how quick our reaction may appear ...
Islam means taking responsibility. And that means showing initiative when and where needed.
Initiative shows leadership. And Islam is leadership.
And that really is the foundation of true democracy and decentralization of power.
Kullukum Raa-in, says the Hadith.
Has the Pope embraced Islam? Some would say he has.
Otherwise, what is the point of the latest Papal Encyclical, if newsmedia reports are to be believed, asking Parish Priests to be more accepting of Divorce and Remarriage?
Islam has been saying this for ...
Yes, Islam is a movement.
And it is a lifelong commitment -- until death doth take us away from this world, while still chanting Allah's name, and inviting all and sundry to Allah, and teaching the world everything good and nice ...
Dr. Firdaus KamalodeenAlhamdulillah and congratulations to the Muslim Mother-Daughter team from Trinidad on being featured on the front page of Tuesday's edition of the local newspaper Newsday which captured them having just completed voting the day before.
This is how Muslim ...
And then this parent-child dynamic gets even more complicated. Case in point: The story of Hazrat Ibrahim, Alaihis Salam, and Hazrat Ismaaeel, Alaihis Salam, together, unleashing a most far-reaching revolution on earth. For all times to come.
Alternatives. Here are two you can consider. 1. Many Gods: perfect framework for disunity. 2. No God: perfect formula for anarchy and confusion and fragmentation. This is Non-Islam. Everything other than Islam.
If you are a Muslim, you must always Play to Win.
And win fair and square, following all the accepted rules and norms.
Not participating in the Game of Life is not an option for you, if you are a Muslim.
Nor can ...
Education and Character: A Twin Approach to Changing Muslims and Changing the World
Nature of this World
Lies and Propaganda
The Mission of the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam
The Lesson that Muslims Forgot
Supererogatory Refuge of the Pseudo Super-Pious
Go West, My Dear Muslim!
Hijrat Defines ...
It is that time again: Elections! And if you are Muslim, you must vote.
There are no ifs or buts about it. As Muslim, you have no choice but to vote. For, Islam means voting. And it means elections.
Others may get ...
“Giving human beings the power to forgive the sins and excesses of other human beings just like themselves is a little bit like one fox asking another fox first to guard the henhouse during the night and then the next ...
"Here is what the Qur’an says. And it says it clearly and in multiple places.
God Almighty created human beings to serve him – to do his bidding: day and night; twenty-four seven, as they say. And he provided them with ...
"Two kinds of people live on God's earth – among all the millions of other kinds that there are:
A) Those who get things done.B) Those who talk about getting things done.
The first kind: Doers.
The second kind: Talkers.
While Islam cares about all ...
If Muslims were serious in their professions of love for Allah, and in their commitment to Islam, and in their incessant declarations of intent to serve Muslims, and what they keep calling “The Muslim Cause,” don’t you think they would ...
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This program will be conducted by Zoom video meetings at dates and times to be confirmed.
Prerequisite: Know how to read Arabic. If you do not, pick up a copy of our Qur’an Reader and start working on it right away. If you need help, ask us, we can help you learn to read the Qur’an in about three months.