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?)
“When Ramadan comes, Muslims flock to Muslims asking for their Zakat money and soliciting all kinds of other donations from them for this or that charitable purpose.
This Ramadan, I come to you asking for a very different kind of favor: Try as hard as you can to be the best Muslim you can be, and the best human being you can be, and then hold on to what you learn in this blessed month of Ramadan when Ramadan takes its leave in the next few days.
I am not asking you to give your money to us. Instead, I am asking you this Ramadan to give your life to the one who gave it to you in the first place: God Almighty.
That means, this Ramadan, make a commitment to spend the rest of your life – regardless of whether you are young or old, man or woman – in loving God and serving humanity.
If you just did that, what a beautiful world you would build!” (Dr. Pasha)
"What many people may not realize about Islam is that the Law of Gravity is as Islamic as Fasting and Prayers – what is called Siyaam and Salaah or Roza and Namaz. And having a safe, sturdy and secure ladder ...
Kullu 'Aam wa Antum Bikhair!
Bayraminiz Kutlu Olsun!
The last one being Turkish.
Of course! And why not? Eid Mubarak -- to one and all! Indeed!
Muslim and non-Muslim alike! For, this is a common occasion ordained by God for all -- fasting ...
Sherlock Holmes would have had no difficulty in saying: “Elementary, my dear Abdullah!”
And it is: I mean “elementary” indeed.
I am referring to the fact that every Muslim man, woman and child must love the land of their birth and domicile.
"Good people must try not only to love God in Heaven, they must also love human beings -- and all of God's creation -- on earth and seek to serve them the best way they know how.
That is Islam!" (Dr. Pasha)
If Ramadan, as the Qur'an says, is the month in which the Qur'an was sent down, and it is, a question each and every one of us must ask is this:
This Ramadan, 1437-2016, how many homes and hearts are we ...
The people of the world, generally speaking, have no idea what fasting is all about: the way Islam teaches us to do.
Even though fasting has been part of everybody's ancient cultural -- call it Islamic -- heritage and tradition, from God ...
The most blessed and wonderful month of Ramadan is upon us.
Good people fast and pray during this blessed month.
And they stay away -- more than ever -- from bad things, whether it is bad speech or bad behavior.
The Month of ...
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. ...
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“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 – ...
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Then Come the Personal ...
“It is August 2010. And it is also the month of Ramadan – 1431 – during which Muslims everywhere fast the entire day.
Pakistan, we are told, is having the worst floods of its 60-year history, with 20 million reported victims. And ...
“It is the day after Lailatul Qad’r, Ramadan, 1431/2010. The news media today produced two photographs, almost side by side. One, of four little children, perhaps between the ages of one and two, lying on their back, covered by flies, in a ...
“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 ...
“In case non-Muslims, or even some Muslims, were wondering what Ramadan is or was all about, here is a simple way of looking at it. Ramadan is fasting during the day and reading the Qur’an and praying during the night: Day after ...
“Everyone else will tell you about miracles. But I want to show you one. I mean no disrespect to Muslims when I say this.
But the fact is that Muslims are perhaps among the most unpunctual people on earth. See them in their ...