My circumstances being what they are; the world of Allah being what it is; God Almighty being who he is; and given the way he does things; I am hoping he will allow, bless and enable me to do Pasha Hour International Live from America! live tonight: Friday, April 24, 2015.

If he does, it is his grace, bounty and blessing, and I will be able to go live on the air tonight with tonight’s special episode of Pasha Hour International Live from America! An episode in which I hope to be blessed to talk about Surah Al-Fatihah, which continues to unravel and reveal its mysteries — ever so self-evident to the eyes that see, as the Qur’an puts it — every moment, as and when Allah decides, in the most spectacular fashion.

If, on the other hand, he decides otherwise, then I will not be able to do Pasha Hour International Live from America! live tonight, no matter how I try. And we will have to use a tape instead.

I am grateful to God Almighty, no matter what his final decision — which, of course, is also his initial, eternal decision, even though he keeps what he wants and changes what he wants, which, of course, is his absolute and unquestionable right.

Yamhullahu Maa Yashaa-u Wa Yuthbit Wa ‘Indahu Ummul Kitaab!

If people understand this simple, and yet most complex and profound, dynamic, they will know how the universe works and how things happen in this world — and why.

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Qur’an is of course in Arabic. And now there are also translations in many languages. Thank God for that: Alhamdulillah!

But what I have trouble figuring out is this: What is the excuse Muslims have for not placing a Translation-Only Copy of the Qur’an in the hands of every non-Muslim everywhere? And by that I mean, for example, Tamil in South India; Mandarin in China; Russian in, where else, Russia; Spanish everywhere; and, of course, English in every part of the world?

Muslims do so many things, and Muslims spend $billions on so many projects. So what is the excuse Muslims have for not doing this: for placing a Translation-Only Copy of the Qur’an in the hands of every non-Muslim in every part, region and country of the world?

Or maybe Muslims do all these things — on the quiet maybe — and I just don’t know about it!

Or maybe the Muslims do it in a nice, relaxed, leisurely sort of way and I am just being a bit impatient — rushing it as it were.

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Today, More than Ever before, Islam Is What the World Needs

Dr. Firdaus

Considering all that is going on in the world today, one conclusion seems clear and inescapable: The world needs Islam today more than ever before.

Islam that is derived directly from the Qur’an and Sunnah (the life and example of Allah’s Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam) and Islam that is truly responsive to the realities and complexities of the world in which we live.

So, it seems to me, our work — the work of taking the Qur’an to every home and heart that needs it, and which one does not — never ends.

And to this end we have to continue to recommit ourselves every moment of our lives.

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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?

Dr. Firdaus

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 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.

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Only Muslims Can Defeat Muslims?

Dr. Firdaus

Dr. Pasha has repeatedly pointed out how only Muslims can defeat Muslims. That seems to be the Muslim story — forever.

Use that model to interpret the events in the world today — or at any time in the past — and it’s amazing how the model fits every time and how clear things become.

But it seems that the large majority of Muslims just couldn’t care less about the world. They are consumed by their own passions and preoccupations — sports, entertainment, business, whatever else.

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A Thought about Muslims

Dr. Firdaus

Muslims are indeed quite a people and they always seem to want to do their own thing — never mind what Islam really is and never mind what’s happening to the world.

Muslims may certainly be psychologically and emotionally scarred by how the world treats them — by all that the world says about them and to them and by what the world does to them. But part of being Muslim also is to accept responsibility for your own state of being in this world — and by extension for the state of the world, the way the world is, and for what the world has become under the watch of the Muslims.

At the same time, Muslims must give some thought to how easily they are manipulated and managed by others. It seems as if others do not even have to work hard or try seriously anymore: Muslims do the work for their enemies and detractors.

The more you think, the more the prophecy of Allah’s Rasul, Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallam, seems to be manifesting itself in the life of the Muslims and the world.

Does the expression of the Hadith “Ghuthaa’ Ka Ghuthaa-is-Sail” ring a bell anywhere? An expression that seems to express and foretell the sad but utter irrelevance and worthlessness of Muslims in the world.

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