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?)
The year was 1832, they say. And a child was born in England whose parents named him William. The family name was Quilliam.
Evidently, from good British home and all that, the boy grew up and went on to become a solicitor.
Queen Victoria was on the British Throne. And India, that now comprises three countries of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Caribbean, and much of the rest of the world, was all one huge British Empire.
Colonies and subjects of the British Crown, as folks sometimes called them.
And among Queen Victoria’s subjects around the world were millions upon millions of Muslims.
As it happened, one day, the young British solicitor Quilliam accepted Islam and became a Muslim and began to call himself Abdullah. They say it was around 1887 or so.
Such are the ways of Islam -- and Allah.
Abdullah Quilliam then went on to establish the first mosque in England, in a place called Liverpool, and founded an Islamic Center.
Mr. Abdullah, Allah bless him, then more or less devoted his life to preaching Islam to his fellow Englishmen.
Evidently, Mr. Quilliam knew the meaning of the expression Shahaadah: to tell the whole world about La Ilaha Illallah, Muhammad Rasulullah.
And to invite them all to Allah and to Islam.
May Allah shower his blessings upon his slave Abdullah Quilliam, and bless his descendants and countrymen and countrywomen in every way, including guiding them to Islam, as he guided Abdullah Quilliam to Islam nearly 200 years ago.
And may Allah guide present-day British Muslims, the way he guided the Victorian Muslim Abdullah Quilliam, to preach Islam to the British People of their own timeand era, and invite them to Allah and his Deen of Islam.
I have seen these past several decades, people embracing Islam, both in the US as well as the UK. They are men as well as women. And many of them are smart, talented and interesting people.
And what is the first ...
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That is what we call "Working for Allah." It is nothing more or less than what some others may call "Islamic Work."
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Muslims are worried about Muslims. How to get them closer to God. And how to get them into Paradise.
And there are a million shaikhs and mowlanas and wannabes on their trail.
There is also money -- and a career path? -- ...
What we want is not just for people coming to Pasha Hour International for "more" ideas.
Or for more listening pleasure.
It is for people to take the ideas -- every single idea -- from Pasha Hour International and working on it ...
Water does not ask anyone if it should flow and in what direction. It just goes where there is an opening. And where there is no opening, water makes one. It makes its own opening.
Water does not wait ...
Working for Allah is strange business. To say the least, it is a one-way traffic.
Those who say they work for Allah give everything and receive nothing in return. Except, of course, from their God – provided their intentions are pure ...
A Thought about Muslims
Muslims are indeed quite a people and they always seem to want to do their own thing -- never mind what Islam really is and never mind what's happening to the world.
Muslims may certainly be psychologically ...
If a tiny band of Muslims cannot work together as a team for the achievement of our common goals, under a leadership that we ourselves elected and put in place, following a program we wholeheartedly approve and support, then, we ...
Generally speaking, we at www.IslamicSolutions.Com stay away from commenting on news reports. But sometimes it may not be such a bad idea to correct some minor -- and quite probably well-intentioned -- misunderstandings about Islam.
Below is one example of it. A ...
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Dr. Pasha has repeatedly pointed out how only Muslims can defeat Muslims. That seems to be the Muslim story -- forever.
Use that model to interpret the events in the world today -- or at any ...
Allah does not need anyone's help. For, Allah is As-Swamad – the one who is totally and completely independent of others.
So also, Allah's work does not need anyone's help. For, Allah has no Shareek, no partner or associate of any ...
Muslims are God’s people on earth. And there are expectations that are associated with that exalted position.
Expectations that humanity has from Muslims.
Expectations that all of Allah’s creation has from Muslims.
And, more than anything or anyone else, expectations that God Almighty ...
“The world is full of problems – some small, some big; some comparatively easy to solve and some that defy solution.
One solution to many of the problems we face – and certainly one way of coping with life and its ...
“Your journey to God begins when and where your preoccupation with your own self tapers off.
The more ascendant and salient you make yourself in your list of priorities and in your own scheme of things, and the more prominent your ...
“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.”
“What many of us don’t understand is that Allah gets his work done, no matter who gets in the way; and no matter who refuses to do his bidding; and no matter who drags his feet.
Whoever said: “His Will Be ...
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