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?)
Even though we all live – hopefully – in free and democratic societies, and operate by democratic norms, Working for Allah means constantly dedicating and rededicating ourselves, with single-mindedness, to our Program, our Jama’at and our Leadership.
Failure or hesitation to do that is indicative of breakdown of mental discipline and spiritual commitment on the part of individuals.
And it is suggestive of lack of personal growth and progress in one’s journey to Allah.
They are all instances of problems, and possibly ongoing struggles, inside people, many of which could be summed up under the rubric of Nafs – selfishness and self-centeredness.
Such individuals generally have a tendency to be focused on themselves rather than on the Jama’at, the Program and the Leadership with which they are supposed to be working.
At that level, it is generally a problem of what is called Ikhlas and Iman.
Left unaddressed, these issues will come to the fore sooner or later, as the Jama’at continues to plod along in the pursuit of its goals.
And these individuals, unless they correct their attitudes in time, may turn out to be a problem to the Jama’at and the work down the road.
Those who think or say they work for Allah – which basically means all Muslims – they must train themselves to do one simple thing.
With regard to everything in their life, they must learn to put Allah first – and ...
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 ...
Those who say they are "Working for Allah!" must internalize the following divine monitoring system on earth:
Islam means working for Allah. That is what Islam means and the Qur'an seems to suggest that very strongly and very clearly.
As a result, ...
"Here is my family’s not-so-secret recipe for Islam. Siphon off all error from science. Leaven it with some serious logic and rationality, which are part of science anyway. Add a measure of commonsense. Sprinkle a dash of pragmaticity every now ...
Reading Qur’an – or praying or fasting or going to Hajj – is no substitute for working for Allah, which is basically inviting the whole world to Allah with love and respect.
Working for Allah means leaving no stone unturned in ...
Islam is growing in leadership – continuously – and assuming greater individual and personal responsibility by the minute till you make the whole world see Islam the way it really is or you depart from this world trying.
Islam is not ...
Those who say they work for Allah, they must know that Allah has put them in a very special place.
They are Allah’s very, very special people.
And the whole Kawun, the entire Kaa-i-naat, that means all the occupants of all the ...
For those of us who say they work for Allah, cutting corners is not for us. For others it may or may not be, but for those of us working for Allah, it is not.
Therefore, every job we undertake, whether it ...
"Here is a simple way to teach most people how to work for Allah: Tell them to work for Allah the way they would work for themselves. And to work for themselves the way they say they work for Allah.
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 ...
People do in life what they want to do. They achieve what they want and set out to achieve.
And all this is as fair as it could be.
Layisa Lil Insaani Illaa Maa Sa'aa, says Almighty Allah in the Qur'an.
Meaning, "You ...
To all those people who keep asking what is wrong with the world, my advice is simple and direct: Look to Muslims!
Check to see what the Muslims are up to. See how Muslims are behaving. And see in what state ...
Only Muslims Can Defeat Muslims?
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 ...
Some of us decided to organize Listening Groups -- or Discussion Groups -- to listen to portions of Pasha Hour International prerecorded programs.
Not a bad idea, in fact, I should think.
But what "Inquiring Minds," as they say, would be curious ...
Our goals are – in the words of Dr. Pasha – to help the Muslim and non-Muslim communities in and around Oldham, and throughout the world:
Different kinds of people among us – today and at other times:
Islam – A Deen, ...
Those Working for Allah must know this simple – and self-evident – fact. For, it is an axiom of Working for the Creator of the Worlds.
They should know that at all times they are in the safe, secure and unfailing ...
Working for Allah: Working Involuntarily vs. Working Voluntarily
Working for Allah: A Considered Choice
Islam: A Rational Alternative
Working for Allah: “Worshipping” God and Serving God’s Creation
Islam: Being a Dutiful Slave of the Almighty
Kufr: Refusing to Work for Allah – Knowingly, Willfully, Arrogantly
Discusses how and why Muslims should organize conferences, seminars and public get-togethers. Provides instructions on the correct Islamic etiquette and procedures when inviting guest speakers to come and give lectures on these occasions.
A much needed guide on the subject. An ...
“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 ...
“Now that you have had your fun and games in America for over four decades, why don’t you now join me in taking the Qur’an to every home and heart that needs it?”
Dr. Pasha Challenges American Muslims!
“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 ...
“I am not saying Muslims should not be “nice.”
And I am not saying civility is not a virtue.
In fact Islam is all about being “nice” and kind and merciful and saying and doing “nice” things as much as you can.