Is Participating with the Festive Season a Sign of Respect and Tolerance?

When we are brought up in the West and attend the school systems in these countries, we are introduced from a young age to the concepts of respect and tolerance. We are taught that these concepts lie at the basis of Western societies and that citizens living in these societies should uphold these high values. The practise of these concepts in Western societies is that … Continue reading Is Participating with the Festive Season a Sign of Respect and Tolerance?

Aurangzeb – Profiling the Great Sultan of Mughal India

He was the great ruler of the Mughal Sultanate under whose watch Islam flourished in the subcontinent, reaching its high watermark before the military defeats at the hands of Hindu forces in subsequent decades, and before its eventual collapse under the pressure of the British.   Aurangzeb’s dedication to the cause of Islam, his strong leaning towards the fuqaha’, and his profound personal piety (bordering on … Continue reading Aurangzeb – Profiling the Great Sultan of Mughal India

Islam’s history in Pakistan: From the Umayyads to the nation state

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “The armies of this Ummah will be sent to Sind and Hind” (Ahmad). Indeed they were sent, and they opened Al-Hind to a subsequent 1200-odd years of Islamic rule in the Indian Subcontinent – a period in which Islam and its adherents made significant religious, artistic, philosophical, cultural, social and political contributions. The arrival of the Muslims to the provinces of Sindh … Continue reading Islam’s history in Pakistan: From the Umayyads to the nation state

Abu Bakr Siddiq: Supporter of Islam and Muslims

Indeed, Allah (swt) has imposed laws for the changing of societies, laws which cannot be contradicted, and amongst these laws is His (swt) saying:  إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُغَيِّرُ مَا بِقَوْمٍ حَتَّى يُغَيِّرُوا مَا بِأَنْفُسِهِم “Indeed Allah does not change that which is in the people until they change with is within themselves.” (Surah Ar-Ra’ad 12:11) So, for the situation of people to change, it is … Continue reading Abu Bakr Siddiq: Supporter of Islam and Muslims

O Noble Scholars of the Ummah! Speaking the Truth will not advance one’s Ajal, nor decrease one’s Rizq

On the authority of Abu Ad-Dardaa’ (ra), RasulAllah ﷺ said: «العلماء ورثة الأنبياء» “The scholars are the inheritors of the Prophets.” [Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi] For this high rank and responsibility that Allah سبحانه وتعالى has placed upon your shoulders, we have decided to address you, hoping that we will all be among those who stand for truth, and do not fear anyone other than Allah … Continue reading O Noble Scholars of the Ummah! Speaking the Truth will not advance one’s Ajal, nor decrease one’s Rizq

 Haqaa’iq (truths) and Abaateel (Falsehoods)

The tyrants and their supporters are frightened of the Ummah being guided to the correct path towards change and revival. This represents a warning to them in respect to the end of their falsehood, oppression and deception. As such it is their vital issue to deal with and put an end to those who are inviting to the Haqq. Therefore after they destroyed the Islamic … Continue reading  Haqaa’iq (truths) and Abaateel (Falsehoods)

“Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

وَلَا تَهِنُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَنتُمُ الْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.” (Aali ‘Imraan, 3:139) The recent period has witnessed a host of bloody attacks that have led to the deaths of civilians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, including many women and children. Even though the vast majority, if not all the … Continue reading “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

Factors Resulting in the Divergence from the Islamic Way of Thinking

Both decline and revival are products of the intellectual momentum which people initiate. The revival is expected to occur if such an effort or momentum is built upon a comprehensive thought and the people proceeded accordingly. On the contrary, the decline is expected to prevail if this comprehensive thought is absent and the people fail to consider any such thought as their frame of reference. … Continue reading Factors Resulting in the Divergence from the Islamic Way of Thinking

Raising Children to be Islamic Personalities 

1) Western Society and the Child’s upbringing. It is painfully obvious to all that there is a wayward youth culture here in the West. As people working to build an alternative society, we need to ensure that our children are not sucked in by it and that we have put thought into how to avoid developing such a culture in the future khilafah. Western children … Continue reading Raising Children to be Islamic Personalities