Intercession at the door of the Court of Shari’a Law

Sawt Al Umma, Issue 111, 13 January 2003

Only a person in whom servitude dwells seeks freedom. A person who does not reflect on an allusion will not be guided by a clear statement. He who digresses from his subject loses his argument. He who speaks with precision should support it with facts or otherwise he will not overcome diversions and obstacles. Admiration is a veil. He who does not believe in fate is in denial. Read more »

Did Allah create human beings before Adam?

Excuse me if I remove myself from these straitened times… these times of the  ‘canned’ interpretation of religious texts, the ready-made opinion that awaits us like early morning breakfast and the inherited answer we hear and repay like a promissory note that has become due. Excuse me if I take an extended holiday from what we are accustomed to and hold so dear. I have become tired of the state of inertia in which we exist. Our thoughts and feelings have become numb. Read more »

The human self is a “bulldog” …and the human self is a “poodle”

Sawt Al Umma, Issue 109, 30 December 2002

When injustice opens fire on justice, the heart begins to darken. When ugliness murders beauty in broad daylight, the heart becomes darker. When sin sits on the throne of life mandating that the human self massages its toes in salty water, then the heart becomes extremely dark. At this moment the heart loses its transparency, gracefulness and tenderness and urgently calls out for a life-buoy as it cries out: “Nothing prevails but faith, and none prevails but Allah”. Read more »

“O Mankind! We created you from a male and a female”

“O Mankind! We created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other. Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is (he who is) the most righteous of you” (Al-Hujurat:13)
People should learn from each other, study under each other and share knowledge so that everyone increases in knowledge. Hence, we see that scholars of every field of knowledge are in agreement about that Read more »

The Coward Faith!(Al-Iman Al-Jaban)

Praise be to Allah The One (Al-Wahid), The Single (Al-Ahad), The Solitary/Unique (Al-Fard) & The Eternal Absolute (As-Samad).  He begets not, nor is He begotten, and there is none like unto Him.  May Allah’s blessings and peace be upon our Master Muhammad who is promised to reach the highest and most praised stage (Al-Maqam Al-Mahmoud); which none other than him will come near to.  May the blessings and peace be upon his family and companions; the lamps of guidance and evidence of consciousness. Read more »

Those Charged with Authority (Ulu al-Amr)

Praise be to Allah and Blessings and Salutation be upon our Master the Messenger of Allah, His household and those who are loyal to him.. Read more »

The Difference Between being Born and being Worshipped (Al-Maoloud wal Ma’boud)

Praise be to Allah… Praise that is appropriate for His Beauty and Perfection…Allah’s Blessings and Salutation be upon our Master Mohammed, his Companions and Family… Read more »

Love and Supererogatory Worship (Al- Hob wal-Nafilah)

Praise be to Allah, and His blessings and peacefulness be upon the noblest of all the messengers, his family, companions and wives; the mothers of the believers.. Read more »

How Does Scandal Propagate? (Kaifa Tasheea’ Al-Fah’isha?)

Praise be to Allah the Lord of the Worlds…Surely the good outcome is for the Pious…and let there be no aggression except over the unjust…May Allah’s Blessings and Salutation be upon our Master Mohammed who is the Seal of the Prophets and the Leader of the Messengers; and upon all his Family and Companions… Read more »

The Prophet’s Noble Status (SAAW) (Maqamahu Ash-Shareef)

Praise be to Allah the Lord of the Worlds..
Allah’s Blessing and Salutation be upon our Master Mohammed, the Master of all Messengers, the Seal of the prophets and Allah’s Mercy to the Worlds.. Read more »