“The very first command issued by God in the Qur’an to humanity says: “Read!”
If Muslims had internalized this core message of Islam to any degree, wouldn’t education be the highest priority in the lives of Muslims? And wouldn’t Muslim societies ...
“People: Let us take “us and ours” out of the equation in any form or fashion. What is left will be as close to pure Islam as possible. That is the first step to purity of the heart and to the ...
In the name of Allah, The most merciful, The most merciful. [...]
Many of the miracles of the Qur'an we can see with our own eyes. Having seen them, we need to ask where we stand in relation to them. Do we accept them and embrace the Qur'an as the word of ...
The Qur'an says think logically. And think incrementally. Approach this problem like you would approach most problems in life.
First of all, decide if the universe had a creator what would he be like? He would be most powerful and most ...
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 ...
And once the Qur’an begins to “talk,” all one can do is just to sit there, open oneself to the cascading light and Rahmah of the Qur’an and keep chanting Alhamdulillah, Subhanallah, Allahu Akbar and La Ilaha Illallah, as the ...
If you are interested in organizing a Qur'an program in your area, please contact me, and I will tell you what you need to do to get a programme going in your area.
I strongly urge you to give this idea ...
A Miracle We Can All Meet in Real Time
A Miracle in Every Aayat of the Qur’an
A Quick Panorama of Qur’an’s Miracles
Some More of Qur’an’s Miracles
Even More Miracles of the Qur’an
The Miraculous Salaah: Made in the Qur’an
Covering Up the ...
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 Miracle from God Almighty
A Sad Colonial Legacy
People: Not “Man” or “Mankind”
Some Miraculous Numbers in the Qur’an: 241 + 18 + 65 = 324
Light Upon Light
Right at the Outset
The Miracle of “O, You People!
The Miracle of “We the People”
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: ...
"If you are a Muslim, it is your duty to take the Qur'an to every home and heart that needs it --- and which one does not.
But if you are not a Muslim, shouldn’t you try to find out what ...
“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 ...
“Many Muslims hide in Islam from Islam. They would rather sit in mosques and roll the rosary, which is not what Islam wants them to do all the time, than be out on the streets helping or educating people, which ...
“Just like we cannot think of rain or ocean without water; or of forest without trees; or of desert without sand; or of sky without sun, moon and the stars; in the same way we cannot also conceive of God ...
“You attend Muslim conferences, and read Muslim writings, you will come across all kinds of ideas about what Muslims must or must not do to reclaim their glorious Islamic heritage.
But one thing you will probably not hear a single word ...
“English-speaking Muslims often speak of the Qur’an as their Holy Book. Just like Christians for example refer to the Bible as their Holy Book.
I am not sure the Qur’an ever said or suggested that it was anyone’s Holy Book. I am ...
“Jews and Christians say the Bible has verses. “We Too!” say the Muslims, in direct fulfilment of prophesy in Hadith. The Qur’an has “Verses” too, Muslims chime in.
No one seems to care or recall what the Qur’an itself says: that ...
If you asked me what is the one thing that may be wrong with Muslims today, my answer would be: “Poverty! Poverty! Poverty!”
And then if you pressed me further, saying, “What else?” I would say: “Education! Education! Education!”
Of course, some ...
“A society that refuses or fails to educate its females is fighting the battle of life with one hand tied behind its back. In fact, it is someone trying to live their life with half their body. How is that ...
“Advice to young Muslims – tested and true. Men as well as women. Want to change the world? Here is something you can do:
Make up your mind to get the best education you can.
Don’t let a single day go by ...
"Islam means taking the Qur’an to every home and heart that needs it – and which one does not? How many Muslims understand this, do you think?" (Dr. Pasha)
“If, Jesus, Moses, Muhammad and Abraham – May God Almighty Bless Them! – all taught the world the same message, “No God but God,” as the Bible and the Qur’an tell us, then why are their followers still quibbling over that message ...
“To Muslims who really understand Islam, schools and colleges and universities are not in any way less than mosques. And the time they spend in these educational institutions in the pursuit of knowledge is not in any way less than the time they ...
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 ...
"I wonder how many of us ever think about the soul-numbing comment Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, once made about the future of Islam and Muslims. "A day will come," he said, “When all that will remain of Islam ...
“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 ...
Translating any text from any language into another language is one of the most difficult if not impossible things anyone can attempt or contemplate.
Long time ago, I wrote a “professional” paper which I presented to a professional conference in which ...
“To the children of the good people who have decided to work for Allah, here is something I want to say to them: Work hard to move your own lives and this work forward.
Do not use this work as a means ...