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?)
Whatever Happened to the Jum’ah Khutbah that Allah Gave? And that Allah’s Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, Practiced and Delivered to the Muslims? Where Did that Khutbah Go?
I do not know what other people do, or have, but Allah gave us, Muslims, Jum’ah and Jum’ah Khutbah as an instrument of comprehensive social, “religious,” political, economic and cultural reform, revival and regeneration. Based on that alone, that is using the Jum’ah Khutbahs alone, Muslims can easily clean the state of Muslims -- and the state of the world -- and build a new and better world for everybody wherever they are, in whichever part of the world.
But Muslims have effectively abandoned the Jum’ah Khutbah the way it was practiced and delivered to them by Allah’s Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, and managed to blunt the potency and potential of Jum’ah Khutbahs pretty much everywhere in the world.
And then the Muslims wonder why the world is the way it is and why the world is treating them the way it does.
Most American Muslim Communities, and others, seem to have reduced the blessed and powerful educational and motivational opportunity of the Jum'ah Khutbah into an empty space, into some kind of a meaningless ritual, without purpose and without direction...
The Rape and Gang-Rape Crisis in India, and the association in some cases of Muslim-sounding names with it, is one such case in point. We no longer can withhold comment on it, no matter how quick our reaction may appear ...
Presenting Islam to Non-Muslims.
An Open House Campaign.
Muslims: A People with a Mission.
An Open House for Your Mosque.
Islam: A System of Neighborly Relations.
Neighborliness: A Concept that goes beyond Individuals.
Benefits of An Open House.
The Jum'ah Khutbah: Its nature and uses.
A Culture ...
Education and Character: A Twin Approach to Changing Muslims and Changing the World
Nature of this World
Lies and Propaganda
The Mission of the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam
The Lesson that Muslims Forgot
Supererogatory Refuge of the Pseudo Super-Pious
Go West, My Dear Muslim!
Hijrat Defines ...
Good Guys vs. Bad Guys in Halifax
Litmus Test of Islam in 21st Century England
When Bradford Burned
Oldham Riots and the First Islamic Community Clean Up
Halifax: A Simmering Social Cauldron
Some Reasons Why I am Not in the Business of Kafirizing Muslims
Jum'ah Khutbah is one of the most visible, and easily measurable, signs and indicators of the Islamic Nation's --Ummah's -- social-psychological-spiritual health and wellbeing.
And an accurate barometer of its rise and fall.
For, as the Jum'ah Khutbah goes, so is the ...
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?...
If Muslims truly cared -- or understood -- the world will not be the kind of mess it is.
They would have devoted themselves to fixing the world -- and making it a better place for all -- instead of trying ...
The world knows only too well that the price of love is life.
Or is it death?
Ask Romeo or Juliet, and they will tell you.
Those who love things they consider precious in life must be prepared to suffer for the sake ...
Everyone in this world -- and Muslims in particular -- will do well to remember that this is Allah's world in which they live.
And that means, in this world, things will always be done -- they will happen -- the ...
There are three imperatives in the life of Muslims. Three things that Muslims must do.
Democratize Muslim societies around the world.
Deprofessionalize and de-clericise Islam?
Universalize education -- for both men and women?
No one asks this question, but we all should: Who sets the Muslim agenda?
That means who makes Muslims think, talk and act the way they do it? Who makes Muslims do the things they do?
In other words, who sets Muslim ...
So, let us start a collective process of rethinking and analysis and let us see if we can, at the end of the day, emerge with a solution to this most egregious social problem - the curse of crime in ...
Shahaadats or the Double Testimony
But What on Earth Is “Shahaadah”?
How Many Muslims Are Doing that Right Now?
Forgetting Allah Leads to Forgetting Self
Muslim Search for Identity
Muslims Know Their Shahaadats
Everything about You Must Provide the Shahaadat
Shahaadat Must Use the Nicest Means
How Humans ...
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: ...
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 ...