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?)
When I use the expression “Ultimately” in relation to God Almighty, every time I use it, here is what I mean by it – and I mean it in all its micro and macro connotations; and in all its conceivable dimensions.
So here is what I mean:
(a) In the beginning.
For, God is the beginning of all things.
(b) In the end.
For, God is the end of all things.
(c) And in the middle – and at all other stages of that thing, whatever it is that I am referring to.
(d) And with regard to everything that meets the eye.
For, that is who God is.
(e) As well as with regard to everything that is hidden from the eye.
No, I did not make any of this up. It is all directly from the Qur’an.
Here is the Qur’an in its own immortal words:
Huwal Awwalu Wal Aakhiru Waz Zwaahiru Wal Baatin!
“He is the first and the last and the manifest and the hidden.”
Every time I read this Aayat Kareemah – this most noble and glorious passage of the Qur’an – it sends my head spinning and my whole body tingling.
Sometimes I feel if I had been given in all my life nothing but this one most glorious Aayat – not a thing but these eight words I posted above – my life would have been the richest and the most complete and the most fulfilled.
And I would not have dared to ask for anything else!
What God do Muslims worship?
That was the question - asked a while ago by some people in the Western world.
The media played it up. As is the media's wont to play such things up.
And yet the question is really a ...
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And it is perfectly all right for them to do so.
At least from the Islamic point of view it is.
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I am saying miraculous because I have no other word in the English language to describe it. It is so amazing, what I am about to talk about, and stupendous and so absolutely unbelievable that I don’t know what else ...
God is truly one. And he is truly one of a kind.
Here is how the Qur’an describes God: There is nothing like him.
The words of the Qur’an are: Laisa kamithlihee shaiy.
To me, that is self-evident.
For, if he is not one ...
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 ...
"God did NOT come into existence, at any particular point in time -- or place.
He is and shall be forever, and there is no point or place for his beginning -- origin -- or end.
That is God!
As the Qur'an says: ...
God, Qur'an and Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam)
God, Qur'an and Prophet, (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam). How beautiful these three words are in the English language!
And I am sure they are equally beautiful in every other language in the world. [...]
One good thing about being a Muslim is that you get to think about Allah – even though I'm sure everyone everywhere does think about Allah in one form or another.
Another good thing about being a Muslim is that you ...
God is God.
That means someone who is completely in command of every situation in creation. And that includes everything in everyone's life.
So, those who use expressions such as "Finally," when they are talking about something happening in this world, something that ...
Ever wondered who God is? Don’t. Not anymore.
Go to the source and get the answer from God himself.
Don’t ask others who God is. Not Muslims and, certainly, not Non-Muslims.
No disrespect, folks: My beloved non-Muslim friends and brothers and sisters. It ...
Maybe this is how some Muslims earn their "Kafir" credentials. But what needs to be said must be said, regardless of how someone takes it.
The fact is that the Universe is lit up with Allah's light. Creation is the mirror ...
Sometimes I think what people may think is the last, may, in the life of a Muslim, may even be the first.
Last of what, or first of what, don't ask me what any of that means.
But I have heard educated ...
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