Have you ever been in the belly of a whale? Listen to this inspiring and life changing Khutbah, reflect, and share it with others so others may experience a life changing event in their life inshAllah (God Willing). Continue reading
Tag Archives: Pakistan
Few quick thoughts/ concerns as below…
There is a new trend in Pakistan that I am noticing. I may be wrong, I wish to be wrong in this case.
Here is Noam Chomsky explaining very briefly whether Islam is the Enemy and the weight of the Clash of Civilizations.
If the youtube is missing, click here for Video 1.
By Umer Sultan| “Lets move from the Jahiliyyah to the nobility of Islam!”
The sanctity of Ramadan is meaningless for them. The open doors of Heavens are meaningless for them. Seeking forgiveness for the past shortfalls and asking Allah for guidance is meaningless for them. What is meaningful for them, however, is to shed blood of their Muslim brothers because Allah had created them into different languages and ethnicity.
I am not talking about Syria in which the government forces are shooting down the Muslims praying in the Mosques. I am talking about the situation in Karachi in which over 300+ people have died and counting, where the city has been hijacked by mainly two secularist-ethnic nationalist parties-ANP- Awami National Party (Pathan) and MQM- formerly Muhajir Qaumi Movement (Muhajir). Target killings are the norm in the city, and the sins of the dead & their families is that they belong to one of the two ethnic groups- Pathan or Muhajir, or they happened to be the bystanders, where as, the PPP-Pakistan Peoples Party, is having a low-profile in the conflict.
Pathan are Pashto speaking people from the North Western region of Pakistan neighboring Afghanistan. Muhajir are Urdu speaking people who migrated from India to Pakistan. This insanity is also part of the Global War on Terror. The MQM that claims to uphold the rights of Muhajir has Continue reading
We as individuals need to seriously think about our lifestyle. What we consume, how we consume it, and how and where do we dispose it.
By Umer Sultan
Last week I wrote “Why Ann Arbor is so awesome” about how some people make conscious decision, and collectively it produces a good environment and a better place to live in.
There are however, many amongst us who live a care free life. Informed decision is many times absent because they don’t understand the consequences of their decisions and their actions.
A simple decision: Should you walk down a hall way and throw the plastic bottle in a recycling bin, or should you just throw it in the trash bin near you? The answer to this, in fact the very thought of this question defines your life style, and whether you make conscious decisions or not.
Based on the fact that ‘We are what we make ourselves to be’ it is easy to shape Continue reading