Secular Education ,IS ANY TYPE OF EDUCATION IS HAARAAM IN ISLAM ????


Assalaamu alykum..

 

Update…Its a,months back sice i posted that update. have no computer and a phone only with little internet acsess and time.

Sadly our gilrs were never admitted into this islamic scholl , branch of ahsan ul uloom Karachi under supervision of mufti zarwali khan.

they wasted 1 month on empty promises being admitted and and we had to spent thousands of rupees for books ad on back Tags) in this institution nothing but slime up other backsides, running for positions and family politics and racism rules the day.

Teachers are hired by an unquakified principal not having any educatioanl background in leadership of a school, forget about an islamic school.

women awho wear make up, berelvis etc are hired without checking their standards of ilm in deen anad dunya and real qualifications to teach and graduation certificates of the teaching association.

the curriculum is absolutely laughable, no organisations, books to teACH ARE taken from here and there.

haraam picture activities, paintings on walls of animate objects, principals and teachers with make up, no clue how to teach.

Teachers and parents complains are brushed aside and ideas for improving this school and provide quality education are dismissed.

The female and male principal ( a married couple0 are seldom present in that school n are only busy going to umrah with mufti sahib.

Its all about making money in that school and the owner of that school has no clue, neither his uncle mufti za wali khan, whats going on in that school.

the principals never arrive in beginning  of office timing but close to 1.pm instead of 8am.  often the female principal is not present several times during the weeek.

 

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Uupdate… due to the Mercy of Allah and the dua of brothers and sisters, our kids joined a Islamic school about a week ago. still they’ll properly will begin first grade in most subject, and besides English, math, silence  in upper levels, maybe Arabic, but hifs and nasara are available to learn. They still want get real quality education considering the country we live in, but thats a huge step toward  a better future. i hope. his believes are still the same and and believes females  should learn in house everything form another women, not a educational institution, ie . I wish that our girls could became a qualified midwives to help other Muslim ladies, females in general. he propagates still that they cant learn like this as in  times of sahaaba they had no school to learn this. this can only be a statement of a man and a person who had no insight how complex actually pregnancy and delivery and postpartum care is which requires anatomy lessons as well, etc..  by  all respect this logic should be applied to madaris education as well and labeled haaraam as in time of the sahaba they were no madaris of the type today existed and no mass graduation or admission took place in form school teachings on schedule ..

too being told its believed to be  jaddo afflicted( me thats why i might state those things and iom not in my senses and my husband would surely never do such things isnt going to help our situation at all!! Im not insane, I’ve not lost my senses , neither do I make up what ive written before.

I swear by Allah, the books, the malaaika and the entire creation Im not a liar and my kids will proof witness to this facts and im  not stating this due to jadoo afflictions!

I’ve contacted local ulema, friends  who are ulema to just sit with us and talk and give us solutions and naseehat to our problems. but no aalim ever replied, no email from hardhat desai has reached my inbox or spam for months.i dint know why

so if this happens to muslim women and her children, what should i do? I can write down my whole live since conversion which was never a easy and pleasant one. but ill might be labeled a complete liar or ungrateful wife and muslim  woman which seem to ne he standard reply when a woman like me resorts for help as nobody is helping or listening.

Yes im ungrateful at times, l.ike most men and women and children. but im not pagal, not shameless, neither disobedient. im broken down .

im still waiting for ulema and their replies.i sent to local madaris and abroad and to hadhrat desai. but i don’t receive any reply on my mails.Perghaps its getting lost on either side

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I request any Muslim and especially Ulema Haqq to provide me valid proof for the following claims as
I’m left alone defenseless struggling to provide my children education which my husband , who follows Hadhrat Mufti A.S. Desai.

Our oldest child is 11 Years OLD AND YOUNGEST 6. None can actually read, write or understand their own mother language, forget about other subjects and languages

My husband follows his sheikh in this regard to the extreme( in our marriage which brought much unnecessary suffering and sanctions , loneliness to the point of blank mental breakdown and severe health problem, mockery from tghe ummat, disatncing of Muslims from us, hassad, evil eye ,jadoo on our family..

And my husband , an aalim , and previous twice married man with kafir children and claims All secular education is absolutely haraam and every Islamic and secular school is haraam and girls and females in general are not allowed to receive education in any way but being taught cooking, cleaning, sewing and being a slave as marriage is slavery..

Sadly i think my husband misunderstands it quiet a bit.Nowhere have i read  hadhrat saying this type of stuff and i should show him  my proof in Islam and from hadhrat for me claiming that children, Muslims have the right of education and females are not  prohibited from education.

My husband states that hadhrat desai and sharia rulings states that all secular education is haraam, all Islamic schools all over the world are haraam, girls madrassas are haraam, only stiff plain madrassa education( which by the way has urdu peoetry and urdu language are included and a student has to have some basic secular education in math and urdu in order to study and be able to read and write)Even sex separated schools, even Islamic schools are haraam and teachers faassiq and theyb teach haraam.

girls in particular have no right for education and hadith clearly states to prohibit females from learning writing and reading as it will ruin their character.

Yes, Hadhrat Desai states  that the system of nursery and secular education and intermingling and certain kuffar related educational actions are haraam.( AKA KUFFAR HOLIDAYS, HARAAM PICS, VIDEOS ETC.)

Which makes sense and I agree

So my husband OPTED FOR HOMESCHOOLING. SADLY ONE MAN IN HIS 60’S( HIS AGE) CANT TEACH NEITHER SUPPLY ALL THE NEEDED SUBJECTS, NEITHER MATERIAL OR TEACHERS TO DO THE JOB.besides some math, or English which too has had been not done well and kids still lack behind greatly.

Too we have no relatives or i any friends here to help educating 5 children and helping with housework. too aim chronically sick, weak, exhausted and stressed out and due to some problems we have no peace in our home and all are under non stop stress. kids fight all day and clean for the most part and stay indoors.

I fought for years for the kids to be able to get out and walk and play to use their build up energy and get some light and fresh air daily, which i stopped getting once married in Pakistan to him.Only indoors ,thus many wonderful health problems popped up. And if outside than in thick burqa in black color which dioesen breath and draws the heat on me like a magnets thus giving me breathing and fainting problems for years..( due to injunction of hijaab too females are not allowed ton receive any type of education, as its an excuse to leave the home and in girls madrsaaa girls are only being taught how to argue and disobey their husbands and in laws due so learning’ and thus  their rights . He too claims the same about secual eductaed females and uneducated` females that they only argue and disobey to to their secular knowledge and secular knowledge is waste of time. an and hadith my husband likes to deny)

He , neither I, are skilled enough or educated enough to teach most things to children. Neither do we have the time , material{ halaal without pictures and written by Muslims}, neither any type of curriculum, lesson planning, printers , etc..

Too our personal situation does not allow us to home school and in 6 years of my husband claiming he home schooled , a little English here and a little math here, our kids , aged 11, 10, 9, 7, 6 cant  read really on their own( besides our son who is an exception  by himself, dont know even seasons of the year, month of the year, time telling, comprehension, urdu, Arabic,(arabic numbers, moth..)

i followed by husband obediently in all he taught me and told me. Putting our little girls and me in extreme,e hijaab, spending most of our times indoors, which is no way mentally or biophysical productive. Living in a hot, bad lighted humid moldy home. with growing children . I obeyed. We putt our  little girl in strict hijaab from infancy on.As taught be his sheikh and elders. By age of 2 their all wore burqa and scarf, Even in extreme heat and nights to sleep. Their hair is really damaged.. earlier.

sex separation as well from infancy.

Kept away along with me from society, neighbors. Not allowed to talk to them or play with other kids as they are all faasiq`, and endanger our morals and imaan and i as woman would only gossip outside in front of  door.

Thats also one of the reasons why i and children  couldn’t learn  urdu for 12 years of marriage.

I can elaborate here more but its getting off the topic.

When i reasoned they are illiterate and have right secular education and deen. He states  I’m wrong and the poof is that nabi sslalaahu alayhi wa sallam was illiterate and thus No Muslim need secular or any type of education to worship Allah.

so i replied as well that hardhat advised me , and other ladies, and males to read the books of the pious , aka moral stories of saints , fazali amal or behetsi zevar to get closer to Allah . And ladies too should be able to write ulema for qurries and how in heavens or hell can one find out about halaal and haraam , ie e numbers, vaccine ingredients, etc, if one cant read and write and inst educated about what going on around the world.

Females only have to learn how to cook, clean, have children, raise the,, sew clothe, obey and serve and please their husbands and in laws..

My husband claims our way of live, aka extremes in many points, are in absolute conjuration with hadhrat desai, but he still;  still until today shown me any letter that he stated or supported our way of extremes.

But complains about me and mistrust me and labeling almost all haraam. Beds, carpets, geesers, hot showers, etc.. All haraam and bidat and luxuries…. I will tell on request what in details.

I lived with my kids long enough under self induced poverty, extremes, sanction in name of islam.

I cant take it anymore.

Every aalim and Muslim calls for female staff in schools, madrassa,midwives, lady doctors, dentist, lab  and x ray personal, etc,  hospitals, counters, Muslim engineers, doctors, etc, etc.. hoe in heavens should this happen if everything is labeled haraam. if this would be truly the case than islam would have become a religion of stupidity and ignorance in every field.

the first C section had been performed by sahaaba, one of the first one to write and who m,ade the pen wasIdris alayh  isalaam, manty of the sahaabia were we eduxctae in medince, writing reading, hadith, quraaan

My husband too beilieves that its not good for females to become haafiz due tio their menses. so hr detested that our gilrs become hafiz. i fight for their rights.

One point to note is that he has been married before me and adopted 3 kidfs intio the famikly, /thiose children he put all efforrts in tio eductaed them asecular, deen wise and made sure they bec ame haafis and i have to hear that for years how much he misses those kids and how much he loves them and how much effort he putb into these kids. /fibnally that wife left along with her kids,

theyb were allowed to receive secualr eduicatin, befirsddmn others, hawere in an islamic school, giot deeniay, and became haafuiz and they werte niot in strict purdah is oin  our case, neither then wife. they did not wear niqaab, hijaan amny tyoe dsince age of 2 years, and were not kept indoors  and away form all as in our case.

wehn i con frionted my husband he said he had permission form hnadhrat desia as hadhrta desua saixc he had no right of the kids rtthus he shopuld not buity any hurdle between the wife and ther kids. ie vaccinations are haraa,m ans that wife wanted to get her kids c=vaccinate dso my husvband said they are haraam and he consukted hadhrat and he advi9ced let her vaccinate her children and dont let her decide between you and her kids.

so how much sharia right and zstatue did he have over this wife as he says he has over me , including having the sharia granted right over me to assess my emails, letters, messages, phone calls, etc to prvent me from straying….which i readily gave to him until i had enough , last moth

I feel a bit sorry to go public.

but i dont receive replies and advice from hardhat neither local ulema as they all block and dont want to interfere in other peoples affairs even though i ask for sharia rulings, help a woman in Pakistani and her kids will be always at loss and rights only on papers and men always right and supported

so i have no other option but to go public.

as my husband dont change in this regard at all and we waste precious time and he will be dead one day and m y son has tp

support 4 sisters and me and later his own family. How , though begging and selling onions while he got many abilities and interest which could be .

He says risq is fixed, okaayy. but in which way one dont know and we have to work for our  risq a little bit and dont put our families and ourselves into not needed sufferings!

May Allah forgive me..but i have no choice .We need help

Wa slaam

i feel sorry to state that my life since marriage and conversion is just like the real life book.. Not without my daughter.. Nicht ohne meine tochter. many of those fears and negative extreme report seen and heard in meadi has actually happen to be true. at least in my muslim life and m,y kids life

Islamic schools- Qur’aanic Taleem


QURAANIC TA’LEEM PLUNDERED AND DESTROYED BY THE ULAMA

A very Concerned Brother lamentingly writes:

“It is so sad that the name and spirit of the Maktab are completely lost. The Ulema who have introduced this ‘islamic school’ idea must be held directly responsible for the evil they have created for our children.

At these so-called ‘islamic’ schools, Qur’aan learning/teaching time has been slashed to a bare minimum. Hadith lessons have been abandoned. Islamic history has been eliminated. Role models are now sportsmen, nasheed artists, Drs. and western professionals.

Foreign guest Ulema are paraded for ‘barkat’, name and show. Shockingly, non-Muslim teachers are now filling the teaching posts. Frequently, they question our children on Imaani issues, and insult them

 

I have seen young male ulema openly ‘counselling’ young females, and vice versa. Muslim boys are using huge hats, more like soup bowls for show, and making a mockery of the Sunnah headgear.

 

Muslim apas and teachers use ‘hijab’ only as a uniform, putting it on at the entrance of the school-gate, and as soon as they leave the school, they remove the hijab garb. Even the small girls are emulating their teachers in this act. Hijab has merely become a uniform.

I have seen in a few small towns where the Maktabs still operate, the vastly different behaviour of the children. It is a joy to watch them. Their character is so much different from the pupils attending these so-called ‘islamic’ schools. Please offer some naseehat on this deplorable state of affairs.

 

Shaitaan is a vile and cunning teacher. He entraps even the Ulama with his snares presented in deeni colours and forms. Having convinced the extremely short-sighted Ulama of the ‘benefit’ and ‘goodness’ of so-called ‘islamic’ schools, lblees has achieved a resounding victory. He has manipulated ‘ulama’ to plunder and destroy the Maktabs which are the modes of Qur’aanic Ta’leem which the Ummah has inherited from the Salfus Saaliheen of the Khairul Quroon epoch.

Having succeeded in plundering the Makaateeb, shaitaan has scuttled the holy Ta’leemi syllabus of imparting Qur’aanic and basic Deeni Ta’leem in the one and only constructive method, namely, the methodology of the illustrious Saaliheen. Today the ‘islamic’ school children are, in general, unable to recite the Qur’aan Majeed properly. They lack in basic Deeni education, and their akhlaaq (moral character) is rotten, putrid and stinking to the core. They are morally corrupt, spiritually blind, unable to differentiate between children and elders. Respect is a lost and forgotten treasure as far as these rude pupils of ‘islamic’ schools are concerned.

In these haraam ‘islamic’ schools, there is no respect for the Qur’aan Majeed. The backs of the pupils are on the copies of the Qur‘an Majeed. The Holy Kalaam of Allah Azza Wa Jal is handled like kuffaar secular text books. Children handle the Qur’aan Shareef without wudhu. Even baalighah girls in the state of haidh handle the Qur‘aan Majeed and are constrained to recite it in their corrupt manner.

Haraam zina relationships are struck up in the precincts of these haraam shaitaani schools between male and female teachers; between teachers and pupils. These schools are breeding grounds for vice and immorality. The smattering of Deeni education haphazardly imparted is for deceptive objectives — to hoodwink and befool parents and the community at large.

The old-style Qur’aanic Maktab conducted after school hours is a haven – a sanctuary where the Imaan and Akhlaaq of the pupils are developed. The holy environment and atmosphere pervading the Maktab cannever be acquired in these evil ‘islamic’ secular schools where the Qur’aan Majeed is subjected to sacrilege and disdain. The goals of the two vastly different institutions are vastly different, in fact mutually repellent. While the objective of the ‘islamic‘ school is the dunya being pursued in the name of the Deen, the Maqsad of the Maktab is the Aakhirah — Allah’s Pleasure and Najaat.

It is now the bounden duty of the Ulama to reintroduce the Maktab system to salvage the Imaan and Akhlaaq of Muslim children. It is impossible to integrate Qur’aanic Ta’leem with secular education. In every such model of integration, the Qur’aan is invariably made the maid-servant of secular education, and assigned an underling role most unbefitting its lofty Divine Status. The Qur’aan was revealed to the Community of Sahaabah. Who can be better than the Sahaabah and the Salfus Saaliheen in the matter of understanding and teaching the Qur’aan? Shaitaan has indeed snatched away the Aql of those molvis who had fabricated the kuffaar ‘islamic’ school system labouring under the grossly evil impression that a new system of teaching the Quraan Majeed can outclass the system of the Salfus Saaliheen – the Maktab system which has been transmitted to each successive generation of the Ummah down the long corridor of Islam’s 14 century history.

18 Rajab 1435 -18 May 2014

Disobedient daughter


My daughter does not listen to me

Q: My daughter is 12 years old and she does not listen to me. She has very bad behaviour. Something been done to her. Please could you help me?

A: You should ensure that she remains in good company all the time and she in not exposed to anything or any environment that is against the morals and values of Islam (e.g. being in a western school where there is no purdah and segregation between the sexes, reading anti Islamic literature, novels, magazines, TV, internet, keeping a cell phone, etc). You should impress upon her to perform her five daily Salaah on the prescribed time and observe purdah from na mahrams (even male cousins). You should also commence kitaab reading of the fazaail kitaabs (Fazaail-e-A’maal, Fazaail-e-Sadaqaat ) and Behishti Zewar every day at home with the entire famislaat

 

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

Polio campaign: was stoppage less dangerous than the vaccine?-Finally somebody with intelligence speaks up in public


Polio campaign: was stoppage less dangerous than the vaccine?

Published: January 23, 2013

The writer is a former journalist and currently director of The Green Economic Initiative at Shirkat Gah, a rights and advocacy group najma.sadeque@tribune.com.pk

The Taliban may have hijacked the polio eradication campaign for all the wrong reasons, but that still does not make the programme a desirable one.

The government and other institutions continue with the authoritarian patronage mentality, not feeling it necessary to inform and educate people first so as to enable them to make informed choices. There is an assumption that the powers-that-be always know better, reflecting contempt for the illiterate or less-educated masses — just as government hospital doctors do not bother to explain to patients the nature of their problem, often not even providing the name of the disease they are affected by.

The government has either not kept up with developments surrounding the polio vaccine, or it has chosen not to divulge inconvenient information to the public. Should it not have told us that the oral polio vaccine itself, for example, has also become a carrier of polio? Should we not have been told which vaccine is being used in Pakistan? Is it the newer, ‘inactivated’ risk-free vaccine, which the US and other industrialised countries started using after abandoning the previous one? Or is it based on the original vaccine made from a live poliovirus which carries the risk of transmitting polio — but is still used in Third World countries because it is much cheaper, even though there continue to be outbreaks?

It was the late Dr Maurice Hilleman, developer of Merck’s vaccine programme, who discovered that the new virus had come about via the polio vaccine he had developed. Given that this vaccine is now the leading cause of polio paralysis, it makes one wonder about the real reason this campaign is being thrust on us, complete with threats of not allowing Pakistanis to travel abroad — or even blockade us — if we fail to carry out the programme.

This is certainly a matter for the professionals, and yet, the medical community continues to be inexplicably quiet on the issue. The electronic media needs to look beyond the senselesskillings into the vaccine itself.

A dangerously erroneous impression that prevails is that the oral vaccine alone prevents polio, mainly because the government disseminates little of relevance and would be caught out in its neglect of health infrastructure if it preceded polio campaigns with an information blitz about how polio is caused.

It is important to drive home the message clearly and unambiguously that polio arises from unhygienic conditions. There is only one cause to polio and that is infection through the poliovirus, which infects humans and humans alone. It is extremely contagious and spreads easily from person to person. Specifically, it mostly spreads through contact with the faeces of the infected person, which can be through unwashed hands or inadequately cleaned utensils or clothing or other surfaces touched.

To a lesser extent, it can also spread through infected saliva or respiratory secretions. It is not restricted to any season and in Pakistan’s warm climate and widespread unsanitary conditions, thrives more easily. Infected persons can, therefore, also infect outsiders as they come into contact with them, who otherwise practise very hygienic habits.

It is important to be aware that the live poliovirus enters the intestinal tract and mucus in the nose and throat of infected persons for one to two weeks, or in the faeces for up to two months, according to the Global Vaccine Institute. This makes the rest of the household extremely susceptible, children and adults alike.

If Pakistan really wants to be polio-free, it is more important for governments to spend much, much more on clean water supply and household sanitation, specifically on toilets that are easy to maintain — at least two in every home; one for the men, and the other for women and children. In the bargain, this would help eradicate a whole lot of other water-borne diseases that also affect us.

Without cleanliness, the oral polio vaccine can do very little good. In fact, in a previous round, 78 per cent of Pakistani children, who contracted polio, turned out to be the very ones who had been vaccinated earlier. The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) confirms that it is possible for children to develop polio from the vaccine itself. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), despite the large percentage of prescribed vaccinations carried out, Pakistan had the highest number of polio cases in a decade.

What is worse, the virus in the vaccine can mutate into deadlier versions. Seemingly, the wild virus is being replaced by the vaccine-derived one, which causes paralysis. Earlier this year, an international meeting was organised by WHO in collaboration with the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) and the Japanese ministry of health on this matter. Why haven’t we heard the outcome of this?

Meanwhile, those who want to be kept informed and updated for their own protection could sign up with the free online advocacy portal of the National Vaccine Information Centre(NVIC), USA, the world’s leading source on vaccines and infectious diseases. The founder of the NVIC had long ago said that “with mounting evidence that cross-species transfer of viruses can occur, the United States should no longer be using animal tissues to produce vaccines”. Incidentally, NVIC has throughout advocated for informed consent to vaccination, something that our own government or international backers seem to feel differently about.

The fact remains that vaccines don’t work for everyone invariably; they may work for some, but also fail others disastrously. And yet, the authorities were ready to penalise parents in some way or the other if they refused to let their children be vaccinated. Now, they can divert attention and blame it on the Taliban instead. Vaccines by the millions make a lot of money for pharmaceutical companies producing them, but polio is too high an individual or national price to pay for profits.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 24th, 2013.

Racism in Islam


Racism and our daughter!
Asslamo Allaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,We (Muslims) pride ourselves on the noble and beloved teachings of our Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) and rightly so. No other prophet was so blessed and so dear to Allah (SWT) let alone another ordinary man.

The revelations on our dear and beloved Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) revolutionised the globe, purged the hearts of those who accepted him and turned them (Sahaba) into the greatest characters mankind has ever witnessed. We (Ahlus-Sunnah Wal-Jamaah) consider the noble Sahaba the best of mankind after the prophets and by Allah (SWT) the Sahaba of Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) deserve our respect. Let me repeat, we don’t love the Sahaba because we are required to, rather we genuinely love, adore and admire Sayyidina Abu Bakr (RA), Sayyidina Umar (RA), Sayyidina Usman (RA), Sayyidina Ali (RA) and every single one of them who had the greatest fortunate of spending even a moment with the beloved of Allah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam).

How we would love to sacrifice everything in our possession just to cast a gaze at the noble face of beloved of Allah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam)? And Sayyidina Abu Bakr (RA) was his friend, confidant, companion and father-in-law! Close your eyes and just imagine the blessed Majlis of the Sahaba (RA) seated around the beloved of Allah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) in the Masjidun-Nabawi ready to sacrifice their lives for him.

Subhanullah!

My point so far is that not only the content of Islam was SUPERB but its (earliest) followers were also EXEMPLARY.

Today, all praise be to Allah (SWT) that we have the content (Shariah of Islam) intact and the same content which lifted the Sahaba (RA) to the pinnacle of humanity can also raise us should we chose to act upon it.
One of the golden teachings of our Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) is about eradication of racism i.e. no white man is superior to a black man, no black man is superior to a white man, no Arab is superior to a Non-Arab and no Non-Arab is superior to an Arab!

We (Muslims) pride ourselves that Islam eradicated racism and placed Sayyidina Bilal (RA) an emancipated black African slave on equal footing with those of Arab lineage like Sayyidina Umar (RA) or white skinned European descendants like Sayyidina Suhaub Ar-Rumi (RA), we say to new Muslims that brother (or sister) you are now part of our family and Islam eradicated racism 1400 years ago, but do we act upon it?

Our community is rife with racism when it comes to giving our daughters in marriage. Many amongst Pakistanees won’t marry outside of their cast and ethnicity and many amongst the Gujratees won’t marry outside of their cast and ethnicity even those who are apparently practising upon the Sunnah. In fact, those who are practising quote the conditions within the Hanafi Fiqh about “Kufu (compatibility)” that since my daughter is Gujrati or Pakistani the boy although he is religious (and practising) isn’t a good match because they are not compatible.

The fact of the matter is that our Pakistani daughter growing up in London is more compatible with the African Revert Muslim then her cousin back home but we would have none of it and our Gujrati daughter growing up in Leicester is more compatible with the practicing Pakistani then her own cousin back in Surat whom she neither likes nor has any inclination to marry.

Our Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) gave his cousin , the noble and prestigious Zainab Ibnt Jahsh (RA) to Zayd Ibn Haritha (RA) the emancipated slave to set an example for us and we must realise that our actions have consequences:

“If one whose religion and character pleases you proposes to you, you should marry him. If you do not do so, there will be tribulations in the land and great evil.” [Tirmidhi]

Look at our social problems with Sisters getting older and not finding suitable match and many among those who are married not being happy, could it be because we preferred a cousin or someone from our own ethnicity over a suitable practising brother? Could it be that the tribulations and the great evil about which Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam)warned us about is upon us?

May Allah (SWT) protect all of us and grant suitable matches for all our Muslim daughters (Ameen) and let us not wreck their lives due to our false pride. 

 
» posted by Muadh_Khan on 10th November 2012

THE MAKTAB PROJECT- THE BULWARK OF IMAAN


BISMILLAAHIR RAHMAANIR RAHEEM

“O PEOPLE OF IMAAN! IF YOU HELP (THE DEEN OF
ALLAH), HE WILL HELP YOU (AGAINST YOUR ENEMIES),
AND HE WILL PLANT YOUR FIRM FIRMLY.
(MUHAMMAD, AAYAT 7)

IF ALLAH HELPS YOU, THERE IS NONE TO DEFEAT YOU, AND IF HE
DISCARDS YOU, THEN WHO IS THERE TO HELP YOU BESIDES HIM?
(AAL-E-IMRAAN, AAYAT 160)

During the British occupation of India, which was prior to India splitting up into three states (India, Pakistan and Bangladesh), Hadhrat Shaikhul Hind Maulana Mahmudul Hasan, Hadhrat Maulana Husain Ahmad Madani and other Ulama, were exiled and imprisoned on the island of Malta for several years for their participation in Jihad activities to oust the British invaders from the Indian sub-continent.
After being released, in one of his first speeches to the masses of India, Hadhrat Shaikhul Hind (rahmatullah alayh) said that the only way for the perpetuation of Islam in the Indian sub-continent, was to establish a Maktab in every village. There should be no village without a Maktab to impart the basic Waajib quota of Deeni Ta’leem. Minus this fundamental requisite for the safety of Imaan, Islam will fade away. In fact, this lamentable fate has overtaken numerous villages in India. Entire villages have abandoned Islam. This irtidaad problem is not confined to India. Africa has always been the target for kuffaar missionaries. Former Muslim majority countries have been reduced to majority Christian states. Besides open irtidaad (reneging from Islam), the vast majority of Muslims, lacking in Islamic knowledge and exposed to the immoral and kufr ethos which accompanies secular education, has also turned its back on Islam. They are Muslim in name, hence it can be seen that Muslims in all countries, the vast majority, are vehemently anti-Shariah.
When children grow up without even the basic Maktab Ta’leem, and then are exposed to the satanic forces of westernism, secularism and kufr, there is nothing to prevent them from turning against the Deen. They view the Deen as an obstacle for achieving worldly goals. They are entirely ignorant of the purpose of life and of the Goal of the Aakhirah. There are millions and millions of Muslim children in villages all over the Muslim World, who are totally deprived of even the basic knowledge of Imaan, Tahaarat, Salaat and reciting the Qur’aan Shareef. Coupled to ignorance is poverty and squalor. Further aggravating this massive problem is the anti-Islam attitude of all the governments holding sway in the Muslim lands. Since they all are surrogates and supports of the West, they create obstacles for Islamic education and view the Maktabs with disfavour and disdain. Operating in this lamentable scenario are the kuffaar missionaries and other anti-Islamic satanic forces who are everlastingly scheming to eliminate Islam. The need to support the Maktab Project is therefore Waajib – of imperative importance.
By the fadhl of Allah Ta’ala, the Mujlisul Ulama of S.A. has been actively engaged in establishing and supervising Maktabs in several countries. Alhamdulillah, several thousand Makaateeb have been established, and since the inception of this Project more than 15 years ago, several hundred thousand children have passed out with a solid Imaani grounding which will, Insha’Allah, protect their Imaan in the world of secularism and kufr into which they invariably have to plunge. The cost of operating a Maktab is approximately R10,000 a year, which amount is the meagre wage for an Ustaadh (teacher). Today there is no better act of Thawaab-e-Jaariyyah (Perpetual Reward – on going reward even after death) than the Maktab Project.
Allah Ta’ala has favoured the Muslim community with considerable wealth. Instead of constructively spending the wealth to gain Allah’s Pleasure and to establish their abode in Jannat, Muslims are squandering huge sums of money in wasteful and even haraam avenues totally oblivious of the heart-breaking plight of the Ummah in other lands. Ignorance and poverty bring about huge suffering, but most affluent Muslims remain untouched, failing miserably to understand the hardships of their brethren. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “The Muslimoon are like a single person. If the eye pains, the whole body pains. If the head pains, the whole body pains.” Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) conveyed to us in this and similar other Ahaadith that the problems of the Muslimeen in the east are the problems of the Ummah in the West as well.
It is the Waajib obligation of all Muslims, especially those whom Allah Ta’ala has favoured with wealth, to assist this vital and indispensable Maktab Project. It is an on-going Project. It is an Project that requires constant expansion. It is a Project which should not be remembered only during the month of Ramadhaan. Just as one is concerned with all affairs throughout the year, so too is the demand of the Maktab Project. It requires your constant attention.
The Maktab Project does not erect structures. It restricts the effort to setting up a Maktab in any existing structure which may be a local Musjid, a hut provided by someone, and if necessary under a clump of trees. The amount mentioned above is only the annual remuneration for a teacher who teaches up to 90 children. Where the children number more than 90, two Ustaadhs are required.
We urge you to keep in mind and in your heart the Maktab Project, and to contribute generously for building up your capital in the Hereafter. This is about the best Thawaab-e-Jaariyah project.

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Islam and secular education-Destruction of the Ummat


by: Mufti Zubair Bayat

(Secular education without correct Islamic orientation and education, especially in a kufr educational institution is destructive to Imaan and Deen in the extreme. Generally the people that go through this system cannot escape the effects of this system. It is for this reason that our senior Ulama have always condemned this system of education, past andpresent. This is the ruling of two senior Ulama about this secular education)

Shaikhul-Hind Hazrat Maulana Mahmood Hasan (R) has remarked:

“If the consequent effect of secular education, which has been generally noticed is that people become Christianised or poke fun at their own religion, and co-religionists or begin to adore the contemporary (British) government, a Muslim had better remained ignorant than get such education.”

– Presidential Address at the inauguration of the Muslim National University, Aligarh

Hazrat Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi (R) says:

“Nowadays the Ulama are being reprehended regarding secular education because they prevent (Muslims) from acquiring it and declare it to be impermissible (na-ja’iz). But I assert on oath that had the consequences of modern secular education not been those which are generally setting in, the Ulama would not have taken exception to it. You should observe what is actually happening. With a few exceptions, almost all the modern secular-educated people are such that they are neither concerned with prayers and fasting nor with any other directives of the Shari’ah; on the contrary, they always go against it and then assert that thereby Islam retrogresses”

– Fazlul-‘llm-wal-‘Ulama p.8

Again he writes:

“It is a billion times better to be useless and remain in orthodox Shari’ah schools than to be busy in learning secular education; for though there may be no ability and accomplishment (in terms of worldy progress), religious beliefs at least will not be corrupted, there will at least be love for men of religious knowledge. Although one may get the job of a mosque-sweeper, it is better than attaining proficiency in secualr-education and becoming lawyers, barristers, etc., whereby one’s beliefs may become corrupted, faith may become shaky and criticisms may stem in respect of Allah, the Prophet (Sallallahu- alayhi-wasallam), the Companions (Radhiallahu-anhum) and other religious elders which is very common; rather a necessary consequence of secular education. The above-mentioned situation is quite clear to a lover of religion; yes, one who is not grieved by losing his religion, he may say whatever he likes”

– Huququl-Ilm p.63-4

(extracted from Fatawa-Rahimiyya v.1/p.16-17 of Mufti Abdur Rahim Lajpuri Sahib)