“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 ...
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.
“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.”
“I have a most respectful suggestion for those who make loud and ostentatious protestations of their love for God: Begin by learning to love Truth first – learn it; speak it; advocate it; stand by it; and defend it. You might ...
“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 ...
Muslims Have a Problem – and So Do Non-Muslims
Muslims have a problem. Non-Muslims have a problem. They all have a problem.
And it is not what most people may think it is – whatever people may think it is. I am ...
People Need People
Human beings cannot do everything by themselves. They need help and advice from other human beings.
They need reminders about what is good and beneficial for them. Thus all the time in their life, people need people.
Islam, therefore, is ...
People talk. They talk all the time.
For, that is what it means to be a human being: Talk, talk, talk.
But the question is what do they talk about?
Answer: They talk about practically everything in the world – and many things ...
Here is what I don’t get about Muslims. I don’t mean bad Muslims, but I mean Good Muslims – those Muslims who pray and fast and do good things.
Why can’t they, after each Fard prayer – five times a day ...
"One of the saddest tragedies in the world is the fact that all too many non-Muslims use their troubled dynamics with the Muslims as an excuse for their ignorance about Islam.
It breaks one’s heart thinking that all too, too many ...
People like singing and dancing and making music. Whether or not it is part of the human DNA I do not know.
But I am sure there are people in this world – those who specialize in research into the human ...
Life is about ongoing conversation – and interaction – with God Almighty. And it does not matter whether you are Muslim or non-Muslim, believer or nonbeliever.
The most formal and mostly one-way communication from God to his creation is Wahy. This ...
How human beings pass from one stage of life to another is a matter that is both hidden and manifest.
And it is both simple and complex.
Call them, if you will, the Manaazil and Maqwaamaat of passage through life: Sulook.
Rights of ...
Without Allah’s help nothing can be done. Without Allah’s protection no one is safe.
And without Allah giving it, no one gets anything.
And without Allah making it happen, nothing ever happens. Not one thing.
This should help put in context the various ...
Corrupting Islam and Corrupting the Youth
The Not So-Mysterious World of Dhikr
Formal and Informal Dhikr
Here Is What He Said
Check Out Iqbal!
Inviting Non-Muslims to Chant God’s Name
We Can Still Change ...
I have said this before, and I am saying it again: Work in Islam is worship.
And it is Jihad.
That means those who are engaged in doing their daily duties -- whatever work it is that they do -- it is ...
Think about Him, Not about You. Don’t think about who you are: Hindu, Jew, Christian or Muslim. Rich, poor, black, white, man, woman. Instead focus and concentrate on who HE is: God of All. God of love. God of mercy ...
The Qur’an is all things good: from physical to spiritual to psychological to financial to economic to political to everything else.
The Qur’an is the word of Almighty Allah and declares itself to be a cure for all that may ail ...
If you realize that everything you have is a gift to you from God Almighty, then, every time you open your mouth, what right do you have to say anything other than Alhamdulillah – meaning, “Thank You, Thank You, Thank ...
Humanity was sick, Islam came to heal it.
Humanity is back to being sick again. It needs Islam, once again, to make it well and whole.
It needs the Qur’an.
Allahu Akbar, should that alone not wake up human beings today to the ...
Do Prayers Work?
Do Medicines Work?
Prayers Work, But it Depends!
What it Takes for Prayers to Work
The Curse of Alcohol
Sincerity and Surrender
A Divine Time Scale
The One Prayer that Never Fails
To Pray also Is to Act
Right and Wrong: Halaal and Haraam
Fear and Love ...
What on Earth Does It Mean: “In” Earth?
Angels Display Closed Mind with Regard to Adam
Complexity of Human Nature
Sajdah is Not Prostration
Shaitan: Humanity’s True Enemy
Adam Shows His Colors: And So Do His Children
Zulm and Jahl
World Cup Delirium
When World Cup 2006 Ended
Four Words that Changed the World
From Rags and Riches
God Created Humanity with Freedom as its Core
Impact of Injury
Role of Coin Toss
When Things Go Wrong ...
Turning to God Almighty for Answers. What is the purpose of human life in this world? What is our mission on earth? Why did God Almighty create us?
What does he want from us? Without a doubt, big questions, all of ...
Nothing is more amazing in this world than a believer who is sustained by God’s Love.
Let me explain how.
“When a believer looks at God, I mean when he thinks or contemplates about God, he thinks his life is forever.
But when he ...
“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 ...