“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 ...
“Every moment in your life is a wonder. And every breath you take is a miracle from God.
And your heart is constantly changing and vibrating with the power and majesty of Allah to reflect his will in and through you.
What most people forget is that no part of this life, and nothing whatsoever that they have in this life, is theirs to begin with. Someone gave it all to them. God Almighty: that is who gave it to them. ...
"One way of loving Allah is connecting with People. It is always: Allah above, People below, that is Islam." (Dr. Pasha)
“Of course, we must ask Allah all the time – for everything, no matter how small or routine it may be, just like the Hadith says. But at the same time, here is something important we all must learn: Rather ...
“Human beings are body and soul.
Body is what you see; soul is what is inside the body, invisible to the naked eye.
The body craves food, drink and medicine and must be fed and catered to with some regularity.
Pangs of hunger ...
That most unique, powerful and all-encompassing expression Alhamdulillah means something like this:
"All and every praise, all commendation and glory, belongs to God and to no one else.
And I duly, and most gratefully, acknowledge all his boons, bounties, favors and blessings that he has ...
"You must try to keep your heart as clean and polished as possible all the time. For, a rusted mirror does not reflect the light (Nur) that God shines on it." (Dr. Pasha)
People fall in love with all kinds of things. But the one love they miss out on is the love of Allah.
How many people realize that the best one to fall in love with is Allah himself, and not that ...
The saddest thing about human life – and about this world – is how this world sees the world and misses the maker of the world.
How it seeks and pursues the world and ignores the maker and master of the ...
I don't know how to say this. It is the most simple thing to say. But a most profound and powerful thing in relation to real life.
According to Hadith Sharif, there is no better or more powerful Du'a -- I ...
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.
"Sometimes those working for Allah may wonder why we have to keep doing the same thing over and over again.
Why, they may ask themselves, do we keep working so hard and see such minimal results.
Why do we all follow the ...
“While the Next World should be the most important thing in our life, we should not forget that the only path that leads to that Next World is This World. Therefore, if we really want that Next World to be a good place for ...
Pray tell me, Muslims! Just how did we Muslims manage to accomplish this feat? Just how did we manage to abandon the Qur'an?
We, whom Allah blessed to be the bearers, keepers, servants and custodians of the Qur'an in this world.
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, ...
Every Day Is New Year’s Day
Night and Day
Life and Death
Allah’s Remembrance Is the Key
Dawn of a New Day: Picking Up the Thread
Resolution at the Dawn of a New Life
Doing Good and Staying Away from Bad
Resolutions for Your ...
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 ...
A Messy World. Looking for Answers: Islam Lesson One. Some Practical Advice.
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: ...
When you choose Allah, you choose Allah – the master of heavens and earth. You play games with Allah, he will take care of you. He will know where to find you and what to do with you.
“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).
“Allah will not ask Muslims about things 500 years or 1000 years before their time. He will not hold them accountable for the past they inherited, a past they did not personally inhabit. He will only ask them what they ...
“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.”