“Many Muslims hide in Islam from Islam. They would rather sit in mosques and roll the rosary, which is not what Islam wants them to do all the time, than be out on the streets helping or educating people, which ...
“To Muslims who really understand Islam, schools and colleges and universities are not in any way less than mosques. And the time they spend in these educational institutions in the pursuit of knowledge is not in any way less than the time they ...
Thus, proper Dhikr is that in which the whole person is involved: body, mind, heart and soul. And in which the whole society with all its institutions is involved - family-wise, economically, politically, socially, culturally, educationally, militarily and otherwise.
Recite these Prayers as often as you can, or at least AM-PM - morning and evening (after Fajr and after Maghrib prayers) - and Allah will bless and protect you. But make sure you do so with utmost belief, faith, ...
Counting Allah's Blessings: A Serious Muslim Problem
Jum'ah Khutbah: What a Blessing from Allah
The Muslim Story
Jum'ah Khutbah in Muslim Hands: Riding a Gift Horse to Ruin
Alienating the Muslim Youth
Jum'ah Khutbah: Some Important Pointers
Keep it Simple!
Good Guys vs. Bad Guys in Halifax
Litmus Test of Islam in 21st Century England
When Bradford Burned
Oldham Riots and the First Islamic Community Clean Up
Halifax: A Simmering Social Cauldron
Some Reasons Why I am Not in the Business of Kafirizing Muslims
Desecration of a Time-Honored Title Called Imam
Legends of Learning
Imams of Yore:
Muslims of Pre-Partition India
Many Easts and Many Wests
Muslims Are a Blessed People
Western Wing of the Muslim Ummah
Muslim Behavior and Divine Retribution
Judgment Day – Right Here in this World
Assault on ...
Combining Deen and Dunya
Building a Better Life for India’s Muslims
These Goals Are Attainable and Easily So
Ta’aleem and Tazkiyah: Two Peas in a Pod
Islamic Social Change
How Could the Rest of the World Not Join This Caravan?
Know Islam and Know the World: ...
Presenting Islam to Non-Muslims.
An Open House Campaign.
Muslims: A People with a Mission.
An Open House for Your Mosque.
Islam: A System of Neighborly Relations.
Neighborliness: A Concept that goes beyond Individuals.
Benefits of An Open House.
The Jum'ah Khutbah: Its nature and uses.
A Culture ...
“What we get out of this infinite ocean of light, glory and blessing that the Qur’an is, is not a function of the ocean now lapping at our faces and at our souls, it is a function, rather, of the ...
“In this age of the Internet, we all understand the meaning of “Connectivity.”
Islam gave the world that concept, 1400 years ago, and drilled Muslims into practicing it, by requiring them to attend Congregational Prayers in neighbourhood mosques no less than ...
“You attend Muslim conferences, and read Muslim writings, you will come across all kinds of ideas about what Muslims must or must not do to reclaim their glorious Islamic heritage.
But one thing you will probably not hear a single word ...
“To many Muslims today, Islam seems to be all about fasting and praying. And then, for those who can afford it, it seems to be about running off to do as many extra Hajj as possible. The social conditions – ...
“The very first command issued by God in the Qur’an to humanity says: “Read!”
If Muslims had internalized this core message of Islam to any degree, wouldn’t education be the highest priority in the lives of Muslims? And wouldn’t Muslim societies ...
If you asked me what is the one thing that may be wrong with Muslims today, my answer would be: “Poverty! Poverty! Poverty!”
And then if you pressed me further, saying, “What else?” I would say: “Education! Education! Education!”
Of course, some ...
“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 ...
“Advice to young Muslims – tested and true. Men as well as women. Want to change the world? Here is something you can do:
Make up your mind to get the best education you can.
Don’t let a single day go by ...
“Even an animal can and often does fight to defend its young and protect its food and territory. What gives us our humanity is our ability and willingness to take a stand and fight for the rights of others – ...
“A Good Muslim fears, loves and worships God.
At the same time, a Good Muslim is also committed to love and serve humanity and all of God’s creation.
And to a Good Muslim all of these things are one and the same. If there ever ...
“The most blessed month of Ramadan is designed to completely reshape human life and character. During the blessed month of Ramadan, our habits of eating, drinking, sleeping, conjugal intimacy, all undergo profound transformation.
After day-long deprivation of food, drink and sex, Ramadan imposes upon ...
“There are those in this world who wish to die for Allah. I wish to say to them: “Have you ever tried living for Allah?”
“Give it a shot,” I say to them. I mean living for Allah. “You might like it.”
“The following saying is proof that Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, is truly a prophet and messenger of God, just as he claimed.
He says: A single learned individual is harder for the Devil to deal with than a 1000 pious people ...
Dr. Pasha has very nicely brought out the broad scope of Islamic teachings and illustrated their applicability to the broader society in which we live...
"Education without character is at best a waste and at worst quite possibly a pretty dangerous thing." (Dr. Pasha)
"We are all more than our body. We also -- all of us -- possess a soul.
The body is where the soul resides, to the extent a statement like that is intelligible to anyone.
We nourish our body with food and ...
“What Muslims need to work on is character, integrity, education and excellence.
Everything else will follow.
That is how simple and easy it is to change the condition and destiny of Muslims.” (Dr. Pasha)
That is Islam!
I mean, often, doing a lot of what we do, over and over and over.
And trying to do it better each time.
Take Kalimah Tayyibah for example. It is the same Laa Ilaaha Illa Allah forever.
All 'Aqeedah -- Islamic ...
Everyone is graduating from everywhere. It is that season again.
What a day! You dreamed about it; you worked for it; and now it is here.
I am happy for you. And I am proud of you.
But just before you go, ...
June 1, 2012: World Day of Education
Everyone is graduating from everywhere. It is that season again.
All over the world, it is graduation season. And what a blessed, happy season it is.
In this happy graduation season, we call on the world, ...