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?)
If people ask you who we are, tell them we are Patriots – with the capital letter “P.”
If they ask you what do you mean tell them we are loyal and devoted to every square inch of land on this earth: every country; every continent; every placeeverywhere.
And if they ask you what we do, tell them we love everybody.
Tell them love is our job; tell them love is our mission in life; and tell them love is our modus operandi – meaning that is how we operate in this world.
That is how we do things: love.
And if they ask you how is that possible for anyone to love everyone, and in effect hate no one, tell them to roll back history and look at the life of Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, who is our Guide and our Role Model.
Tell them how he loved all and hated no one. Even though so many people, who had unreservedly loved him only days ago, had now come to hate him fiercely, with some of them even wanting to kill him.
All this, not for anything bad he did, mind you, but purely on account of the message of “No God but God!” that he preached and would not stop preaching even when they begged him to do so.
Tell all those who ask about us that we are nothing but an infinitesimally faint reflection of that most glorious and most perfect human life on earth: Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam.
Tell them that we are merely a most distant shadow of a pure and shadowless light on earth.
"I have said this before, and I want to say it again, no matter what country or society you are looking at, you are not going to find a more loyal, true and devoted citizen and "partiot," in the best ...
“If you think you have to give up your Islam in order to be a patriot, you understand the meaning of neither Islam nor patriotism. Islam and True Patriotism are the twain that never part company.” (Dr. Pasha)
It is that time again: Elections! And if you are Muslim, you must vote.
There are no ifs or buts about it. As Muslim, you have no choice but to vote. For, Islam means voting. And it means elections.
Others may get ...
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 ...
Muslims don't get it.
And they don't even listen.
Nor, when they do appear to listen, do they actually pay attention and try to process and understand what is being said.
And over and above all that, they are Shaitan's Prime Target for all ...
(Inspired by a comment from Dr. Firdaus)
How tempted we all get to speak words like the following:
"The reason why Allah did this.”
And “The reason why God did that.”
Astaghfirullah! As if we know. As if anyone knows.
As if his will and ...
So long as there is a single non-Muslim on the face of this earth -- man, woman or child -- to whom the life-giving message of Islam is not conveyed in the clearest, sweetest, gentlest and the most respectful and ...
For the past half century, Muslims in America have struggled with two fundamental questions. Call them Identity Questions if you want.
Those two questions are:
Who the Muslims of America really are?
What the Muslims of America must do as Muslims?...
Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, is the man God Almighty sent to light up the world.
Surah Al-Ahzab says God sent Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, as a Siraajan Muneera!
A world whose heavens and earth are radiating with the light of Allah ...
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God in his heaven sent down the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam. Right here on earth, the Church gave us the Pope. And now the Pope and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, some among the followers of both say, ...
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 ...
"What do we want? Simple!
We want every human being to have the best of everything – in this world as well as in the next world.
And we want that for all human beings, everywhere and for all time: Muslim as ...
Every day, every Muslim must ask himself or herself:
When did I last see the Qur'an?
When did I last touch the Qur'an?
When did I last hold the Qur'an in my hand?
When did I last open the Qur'an?
When did I last turn ...
You may be an atheist or an agnostic. Or you may belong to any one of the religious denominations that proliferate in the world today. You may be a Communist or a Fascist or a believer in free enterprise, freedom ...
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