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: ...
"Education without character is at best a waste and at worst quite possibly a pretty dangerous thing." (Dr. Pasha)
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 ...
Some Examples of Lack of Character
If You Lie, You Lack Character
You Lack Education, You Lack Character
Wasting Resources Shows Lack of Character
If You Are Not Nice to People, You Lack of Character
Jealousy and Hate Means Lack of Character
Abuse of Power or ...
“IN ALL THINGS, we must not only DO THINGS RIGHT, but also APPEAR to do things right.
Our way of doing things must be public, open, transparent and REPLICABLE.
That means it should not be beholden to our personal magic or charm or whim ...
“Our work is not about 'Helping Out’ or 'Running Errands’ for the big boys, even though help is always needed and most welcome. Our work is really about 'Taking Charge’ of Allah’s Deen, Islam, and 'Working Day and Night’ to Become ...
“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 ...
“If we can make the whole world Muslim by lying or misrepresenting things, we do not want to do that. For, that is not Islam. For, more than anything else, Islam is about truth. Islam is Haqq — Truth – from Al-Haqq — ...
"Our credibility is our integrity. We have to be meticulous in what we do. Otherwise, it won't be Islam." (Dr. Pasha)
“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 ...
“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 – ...
“With Truth as foundation, we have a better chance of establishing Peace and Justice in this world and of realizing the goals of Life, Liberty and Equality for all.” (Dr. Pasha)
“Without Truth as its guiding light, there is no religion, no morality and no civilization. And, frankly, no humanity.” (Dr. Pasha)
“It is not Islam or Iman Muslims need more of, it is character. Just like so many others in the world do.” (Dr. Pasha)
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 ...
“Islam is about telling people, not what you think they might like or want to hear, but what, to the best of your knowledge, you believe to be the facts and the truth.
Truth is an Amaanat – a matter of faith ...
“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 ...
“The place where you have your home, business and workplace; and the people in whose midst you live, work and play; and your family and the families of your colleagues and friends and the friends of your children live, work and ...
“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 ...
“Islam may be a lot of things. But a champion, advocate, instigator or friend of senseless Violence it is not.
Nor does Islam use lies, fraud and tricks of any kind as part of its repertoire in dealing with others — or ...
“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...
“To the children of the good people who have decided to work for Allah, here is something I want to say to them: Work hard to move your own lives and this work forward.
Do not use this work as a means ...
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, ...