Jan - Mar 2009, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“And know that this community of yours is one community, and I am your Lord. So take Me as your Protector.” – Quran 23:53.

“Our Lord! Place us not among the people who have been guilty of evildoing.” – Quran 7:47.

Allah’s Apostle (pbuh) said: “A strong believer is better and is more lovable to Allah than a weak believer, and there is good in everyone; cherish that which gives you benefit and seek help from Allah and do not lose heart, and if anything (in the form of trouble) comes to you, don’t say: ‘If I had not done that, it would not have happened so and so,’ but say: ‘Allah did that what He had ordained to do’ and your ‘if’ opens the (gate for the Satan).” – Muslim 32.6441. Narrated by Abu Hurayrah.

“My problem to write this monograph is easier, because we are not generally fed now on that (distorted) kind of history and much time need not be spent on pointing out our misrepresentations of Islam. The theory of Islam and sword, for instance, is not heard now in any quarter worth the name. The principle of Islam that “there is no compulsion in religion” is well known.” – K. S. Ramakrishna Rao, “Mohammed: The Prophet of Islam,” 1989.