Imam Gazali on Time Management

Eye opening remineder

“Your time should not be without any structure, such that you occupy yourself arbitrarily with whatever comes along. 
Rather, you must take account of yourself and order your worship during the day and the night, assigning to each period of time an activity that must not be neglected nor replaced by another activity.
By this ordering of time, the blessing in time will show itself. A person who leaves himself without a plan as animals do, not knowing what he is to do at any given moment, will spend most of his time fruitlessly. 
Your time is your life, and your life is your capital: by it you make your trade, and by it you will reach the eternal bounties in the proximity of Allah.
Every single breath of yours is a priceless jewel, because it is irreplaceable; once it is gone, there is no return for it. 
So do not be like fools who rejoice each day as their wealth increases while their lives decrease. What good is there in wealth that increases while one’s lifespan decreases?
Do not rejoice except in an increase of knowledge or an increase of good works. 
Truly they are your two friends who will accompany you in your grave, when your spouse, your wealth, your children, and your friends will remain behind.”
— Imam al-Ghazali


Deviant Sects: Al-Zaydiyyah


The name Zaydiyyah comes from Zayd ibn Ali, the grandson of Husayn [رضى الله عنه]. –

They are under the umbrella of the Shi’ah sect although they’re the most moderate and close to the Sunnis out of the Shi’ahs. They do not hold the belief that the Ahl-Bayt are infallible and they do not make takfīr on the companions, and they consider themselves ‘the fifth madhab’. According to Zaydis, ‘Ali, Hasan and Husayn are the first three rightful Imāms [leaders], after them, the Imamah [leadership] is open to whomever of their descendants establishes himself through armed rebellion.

They say the leader must be from the Ahlul-Bayt

But they do not share the beliefs of a hidden “mahdi” like the other heretics claim, nor do they believe that their imāms were guided by divine commands.

The Zaydis are considered as Muslims but Mubtadi’een [people of innovation], and they are misguided in regards to their view on the khilāfah and its rulings, nevertheless they are the most orthodox out of the Shi’ah and do not share the same shirky beliefs as the other sects.

we ask Allāh to guide them to the straight path

Deviant Sects: Al-Qur’āniyyūn

Al-Qur’āniyyūn [The Quranists]

Emerging in the time of the khilāfah ‘Abbasiyyah [Abbasid Caliphate], there arose a man who was a poet, theologian, and jurist, named “Ibrahim an-Nazzam” who propegated the idea that the Qur’ān was the only source of guidance and the Sunnah of Rasūl’Allāh [صلى الله عليه وسلم] was a bid’ah (innovation)

Imām Al-Shafi’i, refuted the arguments of the Qur’anists and established the authority of hadiths in his book ‘kitāb jima’al-‘ilm’ And Ibn Qutaybah refuted an-Nazzam’s arguments against hadith in his book ‘ta’wil mukhtalif al-hadith’

The Qur’ānists differ in the extent of their hatred towards the Sunnah. Some call it ‘unreliable’ or ‘innovation’ but others verbally abuse the messenger and the companions, and they denounce his way and say the Qur’an is sufficient for them.

Due to their abandonment of our guide, Al-Nabī Muhammad [صلى الله عليه وسلم], and the wisdom and path of the sahābah and salaf-As-Sālihīn, they are severely misguided in many aspects of the deen.

They only pray salāh three times a day, and their salāh is completely different to the way of the Muslim’s.

They deny Ad-Dajjāl’s arrival including all the signs of Qiyāmah

They also deny many prohibitions set by Rasūl’Allāh [صلى الله عليه وسلم] such as the prohibition of shaping the eyebrows, or harām haircuts, or drawing life like images, or the miracles which took place.

They don’t know how to circle the ka’bah nor do they know how much to pay in zakāt , they don’t know how to perform the hajj nor do they know the rulings of fasting, neither do they have knowledge on wudhu/ghusl

Due to the many verses in the Qur’ān which tell us to obey Allāh AND His Rasūl, these people are considered as Kuffār and heretics and blasphemers, unfortunately many young people who don’t understand islām or followers of desire fall for their “logic” and fall into kuffr whilsts thinking they are righteous.

Deviant Sects: “Nation of Islam”

“Nation of Islam” [nation of kufr]

In the 1930’s there arose in Deroit (U.S.A), one of the most misguided and evil groups claiming the title of Islām.

founded by a Dajjāl [deciever] named “Wallace Fard Muhammad” and succeeded by a man who claimed to be the mahdi and also claimed prophethood named “Elijah Muhammad”

Their beliefs which free them from Islam are the following:

They believe “Wallace Fard Muhammad” to be an incarnate of Allāh and also the awaited Mahdi

They do not believe that Rasūl’Allāh [صلى الله عليه وسلم] was the final messenger, rather they believe that their previous leader ‘Elijah Muhammad’ to be the final Messenger

They believe in black supremacy, meaning their version of “Islam” is not open to all. They are viciously anti-white and often refer to them as the “blue eyed devils”

They often try to reinterpret the Qur’ān to futher justify their hatred towards the whites and to make blacks dominate over all races whereas Rasūl’Allāh said, “…No white person is better than a black person, and no black person is better than a white person, except through taqwah” [narrated by Ahmad]

They also deny resurrection and consider it to be a metaphor for one exiting ignorance and gaining knowledge

They are not even considered as apostates, they, similar to the Nusayris, are considered as Asli-Kāfir [originally Kafir] as they believe in a whole different God and a whole different messenger

Deviant Sects: Al-Rāfidha

Al-Rāfidha – Mahdī or Dajjāl ?

One of the greatest signs that the rāfidha sect is from the works of Shaytān, is their beliefs which directly oppose Islamic fundamentals. Either by applying godly qualities to mortal men, or by fabricating and slandering the righteous muwahhidīn.

but one of the greatest signs is that their description of “Imam Mahdi” are shockingly similar to our description of the false Messiah, “Ad-Dajjāl” [the Deciever]

I will give you a comparison of their beliefs of Imam Mahdi and our description of Dajjāl, and I will leave you to make your own judgement at the end.

Rāfidhi Mahdi: Has been alive for more than a thousand years ago, another cleric said millions of years ago.
Dajjāl: Has been alive for thousands of years and was alive even at the time of the final Messenger.

Rāfidhi Mahdi: despite being alive for thousands/millions of years, he will emerge as a young man.
Dajjāl: despite him being alive for thousands of years, will appear as a young well built man.

Rāfidhi mahdi: Will be a saviour to mankind and be a Messiah.
Dajjāl: Will have most of mankind following him and will claim he’s the Messiah, but he’s the FALSE Messiah.

Rāfidhi Mahdi: A supernatural being who will have the ability to raise the dead.
Dajjāl: Will be able to control the weather, and bring life to dead [by the permission of Allāh as a test]

Rāfidhi Mahdi: Most of his followers will be from Irān
Dajjāl: Will emerge in Khurasān/Isfahan [modern day Irān], and will be followed by a large number of Jews from there.

Rāfidhi Mahdi: Is equal to or even higher than previous Messengers of Allāh
Dajjāl: Will claim prophethood, then will claim Lordship.

Rāfidhi Mahdi: Israelite tribes [Jews] will be among his soldiers
Dajjāl: as mentioned earlier, will have a large amount of Jews in his army

Rāfidhi Mahdi: will rule according to the laws of David (Dawūd عليه السلام)
Dajjāl: Will claim to be the awaited [Jewish] messenger thus ruling by Jewish law

Rāfidhi Mahdi: Will bring with him a “corrected Qur’ān”
Dajjāl: Will bring a new set of laws [new scripture]

Deviant Sects: Al-Bareilwiyyah

Al-Bareilwiyyah [barelvis]

The Bareilawis are an extreme Sufi sect that appeared in the Indo-Pakistani subcontinent, in the city of Bareilly, in the Indian state of ‘Uttar Pradesh’ during the days of British colonialism.
founded by a follower of the ‘Maturidiyyah and Ash’ariyyah schools of jurisprudence. The sect is know for their Ghulū [extremism] towards the final Messenger, Muhammad [صلى الله عليه وسلم], giving him godly attributes and other deviant things.

The sect was founded by a man named ‘Ahmad Rezā Khān’ but he called himself “ ‘Abdu’l Mustafā (Slave of Mustafā)” [Mustafā is one of Prophet Muhammad’s names, suggesting that he is a slave of Muhammad rather than the slave of Allāh]

He was a famous extreme Sūfi and had said many blasphemous statements throughout his life, eg, “When you are confused, seek help from the occupants of the graves”

They believe in bid’ah hasanah “good innovation” as opposed to rasūl’Allāh’s saying ; “EVERY innovation is misguidance, and every misguidance is in the Fire”
[Nasā’ī ~ 1578] (Sahīh)

They believe Rasūl’Allāh is Al-Samī and Al-Basīr [All Seeing and All Hearing] where as these are qualities and attributes of Allāh [جل جلاله]

All of them are celebrators of Milād-An’Nabī [prophet’s birthday] and they say, “If you do not celebrate Milād, then you hate the Messenger”

They deny that Rasūl’Allāh was made of clay, rather they say that he was made directly from the light which eminates from Allāh [سبحانه وتعالى]

They believe Rasūl’Allāh has power and control over the universe

They believe Rasūl’Allāh has knowledge of the unseen [‘Ilm ul-Ghayb] but only Allāh has knowledge of the unseen

The believe that Rasūl’Allāh is omnipresent [everywhere] and can see what is happening, especially after Jumu’ah salāh.

They pray at the shrines or graves of their ‘Awliyā [saints] with the intention of seeking intercession and barakah [blessings]. They are known to yell “Ya Rasūl’Allāh” further confirming their belief that Rasūl’Allāh is alive and omnipresent

They also have abandoned Al-Jihād, most of them adopting the murji’ite ‘Aqeedah, seperating imān from action.

Deviant Sects: Al-Qadianiyyah

Qādiyanis [Ahmadis] “Al-Qadianiyyah” is a movement that started in 1900 CE as a plot by the British colonialists in the Indian subcontinent, their aim was to divert Muslims away from their religion and from the obligation of jihād in particular, so that they would not oppose colonialism in the name of Islām.

Their leader and so called “messiah” was a man named “Mirza Ghulām Ahmad” and was born in a town called “Qadiyān” in Punjāb India.

At first Mirza Ghulām started out as a mere Dā’ee [inviter] and amassed a group of followers, then he said he was a Mujaddid [reformer] inspired by Allāh, then he claimed that he was Imām Al-Mahdi and the awaited Messiah [Jesus], then he claimed prophethood which he said was higher than Rasūl Muhammad’s [صلى الله عليه وسلم]. Their beliefs consist of the following:

They believe Allāh fasts, prays, and sleeps. They believe Allāh is English because He spoke to him in English. They deny Khatm’e – Nubūwwat [finality of prophethood] and believe Allāh sends a prophet when there’s need. They believe Jibrā’îl [عليه السلام] brought down new revelation to Mirza Ghulām. They have their own version of the Qur’ān called “Kitāb Al-Mubīn”. They believe the town of Qadiyan to be greater in importance than Makkah and madīnah. They have abolished Al-Jihād completely. Intoxicants are permissible for them. They deny that ‘Īsa [عليه السلام] was raised to the heavens, rather they say he survived the crusifixion and migrated to Qadiyān in India . And they believe everyone is Kāfir unless they embrace the Qadiyani ideoligy.

All scholars of the Sunnah unanimously agree that they are Kuffār Asliyyeen [originally kafir] as their belief system goes against the the foundation of the deen [Asl’d-Dīn].

Deviant Sects: Al-Jahmiyyah


The first to call to this innovated and corrupt ideology was a man named ‘Jahm ibn Safwān’

who unleashed upon this ‘Ummah the horrific innovation of ta’tîl [denial of Allāh’s Attributes]. He did this either directly, or by twisting the meanings; such as twisting the meaning of ‘The Hand of Allāh’ to mean ‘His Power and Generosity’. They also denied the clear verses which affirmed that Allāh is above His creation and above His Throne, as well as holding the belief that Paradise and Hellfire will eventually cease to exist.

The Jahmīyyah split into twelve sects:

Al-Mu’attillah (المعطله): claimed that anything on which human attributes may apply was a creature, and whoever claimed that Allāh could be seen was a disbeliever (kāfir). Al-Mirrisiyyah (المرِّسيه): claimed that most of Allāh’s attributes were

Al-Multaziqah (الملتزقه): claimed that Allāh [the Mighty and the Majestic] was everywhere.

Al-Wāridīyyah (الوارديه): claimed that whoever knew his Lord he would never enter the Hellfire. And that whoever entered the Hellfire would never leave it.

Al-Zanādiqah (الزنادقه): claimed that no one could confirm that God existed. because such confirmation could only take place through the five senses [See, hear, feel, taste, smell], and that which may not be sensed is not a god, and that
which may not be sensed may not be confirmed.

Al-Harqīyyah (الحرقيه): claimed that a disbeliever will only feel pain once in the Hellfire, then he will continue to be burnt without feeling any pain.

Al-Makhlūqīyyah ( المخلوقيه): claimed that the Qur’ān was a creation.

Al-Fānīyyah (الفانيه): claimed that Paradise and the Hellfire would [eventually] vanish. Some of them claimed that both of them were not created yet.

Al-‘Irīyyah (العريه): denied prophecy, and claimed that Prophets were only wise men.

Al-Wāqifīyyah (الواقفيه): claimed that the Qur’ān could not be confirmed whether to be a creation or not.

Al-Qabrīyyah (القبريه): denied the turmoil of the grave [‘adhāb al-qabr] and denied intercession [shafā’ah]. Al-Lafzīyyah (اللفظيه): said that pronunciation of the Qur’ān was created.

Deviant Sects: The Murjiah

The first to call to this belief was Ghīlān ibn Abi Ghīlan.

basic belief: They uphold the belief of lrjā’ meaning to hold that sins, major or minor, do not affect imān [faith] and that imān neither increases nor decreases.

The Murji’ah split into 12 sub-sects

Al-Tārikiyyah [التاركيه]: Believe that the only obligation which Allāh commanded was to believe in Him, so as long as one believes in Allāh [alone], he may act how he pleases.

Al-Sāibiyyah [الساإبيه]: believe that Allāh has left His creation to act as they please

Al-Rājiyyah [الراجيه]: claimed that we should not describe a person as an obeyer or disobeyer because only Allāh knows his true status

Al-Shākiyyah [الشاكيه]: claimed that performing acts of obedience was not part of imān [belief]. –

Al-Bayhasīyyah [البيهسيه]: claimed that belief was nothing more than knowledge, and that whoever did not know truth from falsehood, or halāl from harām, then that person was a kāfir [non-believer]

Al-‘Amaliyyah [العمليه]: claimed that Imān was [just] in the actions.

Al-Manqûsīyyah [المنقوصيه]: claimed that imān neither increases or decreases

Al-Mustathniyyah [المستثنيه]: claimed that it is impermissable to say “I am a believer inShāAllāh”

Al-Mushabbihah [المشبهه]: claimed that Allāh’s sight was like our [humans] sight, and that His hands were like our hands

Al-Hashawiyyah [الحشويه]: claimed that every act of worship was Imān [belief] in its entirety. according to them,the one who didn’t perform voluntary acts was no different to the one who didn’t perform obligatory acts

Al-Zāhiriyyah [الظاهريه]: denied Qiyās [analogical deduction]

Al-Bid’iyyah [البدعيه]: were the first to innovate [new] things in islām [Imām Ibn-Jawzī ~ Talbîs Iblîs]

Deviant Sects: The Khawārij

Part 1🐝-

•Al-Harūriyyah [The Khawārij]•
The Khawārij are a sect of people who innovate and follow beliefs and practices foreign to Islam.

They are called that (derived from the Arabic root verb: (خ.ر.ج.) meaning to exit or rebel against. for their leaving the religion and for their rebellion against the best Muslims (Al-Sahābah (رضي الله عنهم).

When the Khawārij separated from the main body of the Muslims [Jamā’ah], they settled in a place called ‘Harūrāh’. This is why they [Khawārij] are often referred to as ‘Harūris’ or ‘Harūriyyah’.
Rasūl’Allāh [صلى الله عليه وسلم] said: “Those [Khawārij] are the dogs of Hell”

📚REFERENCE: [Sunan Ibn-Mājah | Book 1, Hadith 181]
Ibn ‘Umar رضى الله عنه said, “I heard Allāh’s messenger صلى الله عليه و سلم say:

“Every time a new generation of them rises, they will then disappear,“

more than twenty times and then said: “Until the Anti-Christ finally appears among them.”

📚REFERENCE: [Ibn Mājah]

Rasūl’Allāh صلى الله عليه وسلم said:  “They will call to the book of Allāh yet have nothing to do with it”

📚REFERENCE: [Abū Dāwūd (no. 4765)]
Rasūl’Allāh صلى الله عليه و سلم also said regarding them:

“a people who will worship and be religious so much that they will amaze you and amaze themselves, [but] they will pass right through the religion just as an arrow may pass right through a target”

📚REFERENCE: [Recorded by Ibn Abī ‘Āsim in “Kitāb al-Sunnah” (no. 945).]
Part 2🐝-

•Al-Harūriyyah [The Khawārij]•
The first generation of Khawārij were well known because of their abandonment of the scholars [The Sahābah],

they did not have sufficient knowledge on Islām yet became indipendant from the people of knowledge.

They [The Khawārij] took verses which were revealed about Mushrikīn [polytheists] and Kuffār and applied them to the Muslims.
They backed their speech with the Qur’ān as their proof, but they lacked the explanation behind the verses and the wisdom and explanation of the Sahābah which lead them astray.
This lead them to misinterpreting the Qur’ān and applying Takfīr on those unworthy, according to the first generation of Khārijites, committing a major sin made one worthy of being a Kafir, they didn’t differentiate between Kuffr Asghar [Minor Kuffr] and Kuffr Akbar [major Kuffr which makes one a disbeliever].
Due to this, they declared the Messenger’s Companions as Kuffār and made their blood halal for them to spill, and it was this deviant group, which killed the cousin of the Prophet and the leader of the faithful, ‘Alî ibn Abī Tāleb [رضي الله تعالى عنه].
Just like every sect in islām which changes throughout time due to different influences, the Khawārij are no different. They too developed several doctrines throughout time.
Part 3🐝-

•Al-Harūriyyah [The Khawārij]•
Al-Harūriyyah [The Khārijites] split into twelve sects:
📎Al-Azraqiyyah ( الأزرقيه):

claimed that no one (other than their followers) was a believer, and they declared all followers of Islam to be non-believers.
📎Al-lbādhiyyah (الإباضيه): claimed that whoever adopted their beliefs is a believer, and whoever did not was a hypocrite.
📎Al-Tha’labîyyah ( الثعلبيه): claimed that Allah (جل جلاله) did not decree.
📎Al-Hazimīyyah (الحازميه):

claimed that they did not understand belief (imān), and all humans were excused (for not believing).
📎Al-Khalafiyyah (الخلفيه): claimed that whoever did not practice jihād whether male or female, is a Kāfir.
📎Al-Kūzīyyah (الكوزيه): claimed that no one was to touch anyone else because there was no way to know a pure person (Tāhir) from a non-pure person (nājis). He was not to eat with him until he performed ablution (ghusl) and repents.
📎Al-Kinzīyyah (الكنزيه): claimed that no one was to donate money to any one else, because there was no way to ensure that he was deserving of it. Instead, he was to save the money underground until the people of truth appeared.
📎Al-Shimrākhīyyah (الشمراخيه):

said that it was permissible to touch foreign women because they were flowers!
📎Al-Akhnāsiyyah (الأخناسيه): claimed that a deceased person is not followed (held responsible) by good or evil.
📎Al-Hākimiyyah (الحاكميه): claimed that whoever sought the judgment of another human was a non-believer.
📎Al-Mu’tazilah (المعتزله):

were a sect of al-Harūriyyah [Khawārij]. They became confused regarding the ordeal of ‘Alī and Mu’āwiyah, so they declared themselves to be innocent from both parties.
📎Al-Maymūnīyyah (الميمونيه):

claimed that a leader was not to be appointed without the approval of those whom they loved.

[Imām Ibn Al-Jawzī’s ‘Talbîs Iblîs’]
Part 4🐝-

•Al-Harūriyyah [The Khawārij]•
The Khawārij are a people who are very pious when looking at them, and the Messenger of Allāh صلى الله عليه و سلم even said to his Companions that they would belittle their own worship when seeing theirs.
The Khawārij are quick to excommunicate Muslims [make takfîr] without proper understanding, and they are soft towards the Kuffār and Mushrikīn and harsh towards the Muslims.
They speak from Qur’ān and Sunnah, but lack understanding of the texts, so are lead astray.
The Khawārij said: “There is no rule except the rule of Allāh!”

‘Alī [رضى الله عنه] said: “A word of truth, but intended therewith falsehood.“

📚REFERENCE: Sahīh Muslim

Gheera – Protective Jealousy 

Men who do not have (Gheera) protective jealousy over their wives, sisters & daughters are Dayyooths & prohbited from jannah

The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam(may Allah exalt his mention), said: “Allah The Almighty will not look at three persons on the Day of Resurrection: a person who is undutiful to his parents; a masculine woman; and the Dayyooth.” [Saheeh]

lbn a|—Qayyim, rahimahullaah, said, “And the dayyooth (the man with no jealousy over the woman and his family) is the most vile of Allah’s creation, and Junnah is forbidden for him, (because of his lack of Gharyah—jealousy)

Al-Ghazaali may Allah have mercy upon him said, “lf a person lacks proper manly fervor, he is unlikely to react appropriately towards any assault against his womenfolk or wife. He will submissively bear humiliation from evil people and will have low se|f—esteem. This may cause such a person to lack any feeling of protective jealousy regarding his womenfolk. In this case, his offspring may become adulterated. Therefore it is said: ‘Once protective jealousy dies down in the men of a particular nation, the chastity of its women will be weakened.”

(PS: The Mass Media Encourages the Dayyooth)

A Teenager

Youth aged 12 to 20 are called “teenagers”, “Teenager” is a modern western term that aims to deprive confidence out of the Youth and give them an excuse for their temerity.

take a look at our youth in history:

Abdul Rahman Al Nasser, 21 years old: most powerful prince of Iberia, his era was the golden time of Andalusia, in which he ended the chaos and raised an unrivaled scientific renaissance, making his state the strongest one in his era, which required the leaders of Europe to seek his acceptance.

Mohammed Al Fateh, 22 years old: conquered Constantinople, capital city of the Roman/Byzantine empire, that the top commanders at the time couldn’t approach.

Usamah bin Zayed, 18 years old: led the army of the Muslims that included the top companions may Allah be pleased with them, like Abu Bakr and Umar, to face the greatest armies of the earth at the time.

Mohammed Al Qassem, 17 years old: conquered the Land of Indus, was one of the top military commanders of his time.

Sa’ad bin Abi Waqqas, 17 years old: the first to throw an arrow for the sake of Allah and one of six people of Al Shur’ra. whenever he turned to the Prophet while sitting among his Companions, he was greeted cheerfully by the Prophet saying, “He’s my maternal uncle. let every person show me who his uncle is”

Al Arqam bin abi al Arqam, 16 years old: made his house a headquarter for the prophet ﷺ for 13 continuous years.

Talhah ibn Obaidullah, 16 years old: the most generous arab in Islam, pledged an allegiance to death to the prophet in the battle of Uhud, and protected him from the Kuffar and shielded him from the arrows with his own hands until it got paralyzed and shielded him with his body.

Al Zubayr ibn al-Awam, 15 years old: first one to raise a sword for Islam, and he’s the disciple of the prophet ﷺ.

Amr ibn Kulthum, 15 years old: a knight and the leader of the Taghlib tribe, in which it was said that “if it weren’t for islam, the taghlib tribe would have eaten the people”.

Mu’ādh ibn ‘Amr ibn al-Jamūḥ, 13 years old. Mu‘awwidh ibn ‘Afrā’, 14 years old: fatally wounded Abu Jahl the leader of the polytheists in the battle of Badr.

Zayed bin Thabit, 13 years old: had the role of writing down the Quranic verses that were sent to the Prophet from Allah through Jibreel. learned the Syriac and Hebrew languages in 17 nights. memorized the Quran and contributed in compiling it, was the personal scribe of the Prophet.

Attab ibn Asid: the prophet appointed him as the governor of Mecca when he was 18 years old.

Ok but how is 20 a teenager fam I don’t want this title anymore

Must Read: Reality of Moderate Muslims

Picture the scenario…

In a town somewhere far away there lives a certain bibulous individual – an alcoholic if you will – who from dawn till dusk the only liquid he will consume is whiskey (or in its absence another spirit of similar strength). He continues in this way for a number of years never realising that his addiction is destroying his mind and his body. One day a well intentioned person takes pity on our alcoholic and says to him, “Here, drink this bottle of water instead of the whiskey. It will do you good.” Naturally the drunkard is reluctant and the water comes across as strange and repellent. When he does take a sip he instantly spits it out. Not detered our good samaritan decides to pour out some of the water and to add some whiskey to it, figuring the hapless drunk will only accept a concotion that tastes somewhat similar to the unadulterated whiskey to which he is accustomed. Again the same response so again our samaritan adds yet more whiskey to the water. And so the cycle continues until eventually our alcoholic begins to drink enthusiastically.“Oh yes, this is more like it! You’re right this is so much better than whiskey! Here, why don’t you join me?” Our samaritan gracefully accepts and sits down and takes a swig. It tastes good. Very soon they are both inebriated; besides them lies the empty bottle of whiskey that has been completely poured into the water…

These “moderate Muslims” are akin to the, well intentioned, good samaritan and the drunkard is the kafir to whom they wish to convey the pure message of Islam. Of course the pristine message of Islam will prove rebarbative to someone immersed in a culture of depravity and self-worship since birth. Of course most will despise and reject it in the current climate. So what? Only when Islam returns to its rightful place as the dominant ideology under the aegis of a powerful state, when people witness in practical terms the superiority of the Shariah over corrupt man-made systems, only then will the masses start to embrace the deen and recognise its beauty. For now tell Western non-Muslims plainly, “Yes our way of life and culture is radically different to yours. How can it be otherweise when they are predicated on two radically divergent premises? But know that it is you who are the ones in manifest error and it is you who need to alter your behaviour, not us.”

Have confidence in the deen that Allah (swt) sent and do not harken after the ways of the kuffar. Do not be like those who were given the Torah but spurned it, preferring the customs of the pagans in its stead. Islam and Liberalism are polar opposites and if the kuffar are pleased with your “Islam” then you should ask yourself why. If the kuffar have pop concerts there is no need for us to ape them with nasheed concerts. If their women are obsessed with making a wanton display of themselves in the name of “fashion” and “style” then we need not ape them with “Islamic” fashion shows. Islam is different. It is unique. It is superior.

As regards striking coquettish poses for magazines that have built their reputation on the promotion of immorality, under the guise of “promoting a positive message of Islam”, then it is probably the most perfect analogue to the parable I’ve expounded above. May Allah (swt) guide us all. Ameen.

The Road To Guantanamo 2006

The Road To Guantanamo is the story of four friends who set off from the Midlands in September 2001 for an innocent wedding and holiday in Pakistan. Two and a half years later, only three of them returned home.

Through their epic journey we hear the story of their misunderstandings, ignorance, confusions and friendships as step by step they go from the safety of their small-town teenage existence to the heart of the “war on terror”. Through a series of interviews, dramatised scenes and archive news footage, the film shows how the Tipton Three ended up in Afghanistan hiding with Taliban fighters under fire from US Fighter planes. The boys are eventually rounded up by American forces, only to be kept in horrific conditions at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for over two years

Shia crimes on Ahlus sunnah in Iraq – Documentary

A Documentary that exposes the torture and evil attrocities done by shiites militias, Iraqi army, Irani brigades against Ahlus sunnah. This Documentary concludes that whatever happening now is just the beginning and more are yet to come.