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THE QUACKERY AND GUILE OF THOSE USING MUBARAK AHAADITH TO SUBSTANTIATE THE RUBBISH OF ‘SOCIAL DISTANCING’ AND CONTAINMENT IN THE HOMES

THE MUBARAK AHAADITH CANNOT BE USED TO ‘JUSTIFY’ OPPRESSION (1)

Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “Islam began in a forlorn state and will
soon return to a forlorn state. Glad tidings to the forlorn.”
We are witnessing such times where the depravity of this Ummah is being made
manifest for all to see. The era prophesied by Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)
where Muslims will be huge in numbers but they will be (useless and
insignificant) as the trash and muck of floodwaters, is certainly before us. Love
for the world and fear of death is the common trait amongst Muslims and nonMuslims alike. Compounding this pitiful state, the current terror that a simple
virus has unleashed upon the masses, has seen the Ummah being further
filtered into those with Imaan and those with merely a façade of it. Right before
our eyes, Islam is being returned to its initial forlorn state! May Allah Ta`ala
include us amongst those fortunate forlorn ones.
Social media has been ablaze with messages and texts (one such corrupt
message originates from the Jamiat so-called ‘ulama’ South Africa) which
purportedly ‘justify’ (from the Mubarak Ahaadith) people skulking in their
homes. The disbelieving governments may believe they are doing good, but as
Muslims we recognise the injustice in preventing Muslims from openly
practicing on their Deen. Islam teaches that we should abide to the laws of a
country. However, the act of ‘justifying’ un-Islamic practices and ‘justifying’ the
Musaajid being left desolate, is pure satanism! Being forced not to go to the
Musjid by non-Muslims is one thing, but for ‘Muslims’ to justify this heinous
decree is totally something else. Those who justify such acts, using Qur`aan and
Sunnah, have proven that they have no Imaan left. The Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu
alaihi wasallam) clearly states that the weakest form of Imaan is to recognise an
injustice to the Deen and to detest it in the heart. Hence, those who feel nothing
about the Musaajid being shut down, are devoid of Imaan. As for those who
condone this oppression and even go one step further of ‘justifying’ it using our
Qur`aan and Ahaadith, have stooped to a level that even puts shaitaan to shame.

                                                       THE MINI-DAJJAALS

“SITTING IN YOUR HOME DURING AN EPIDEMIC – YOU GET THE REWARD OF A
MARTYR
Prophetic guidance during epidemic Disease: Social Distancing, Quarantine,
Containment.”

An article with this title is currently doing its rounds on social media. This article
is not only misleading, it is extremely deceptive.
The Hadith reproduced in this article is as follows:
ً ليس من رجل يقع الطاعون فيمكث يف بيته ، يعلم أنه ال يصيبه إال ماكتب هللا له، إالكان له مثل أجر شهيد
ً حمتسبا
صابرا
FIRSTLY: The Hadith is incorrectly and deviously translated. The translation they
deceptively put is: “….if a person in the time of an epidemic plague stays in their
home, patiently hoping for God’s reward and believing that nothing will afflict
them except what God has written for them, they will get the reward of a
martyr.”
The actual translation should be: “There is no man afflicted with the plague,
who remains in his home patiently, hoping for reward from Allah, knowing
that nothing will afflict him except what Allah has destined for him, except that
he will receive the reward similar to a martyr.”
SECONDLY: The reference given at the bottom of this Hadith cites Musnad
Ahmed AND Saheeh Bukhaari, trying to give the impression that the same Hadith
appears in both these Kitaabs, whereas the wording of this same Hadith in
Saheeh Bukhaari does not have the words رجل من or بيته يف rather it has the words,
.يف بدله and من احد
So, if they wish to restrict the import of the words “in his house” to be literal –
that one should remain indoors only, as is being done at these lockdowns – then
they should also extend that literality to the word “man” (which appears in this
narration in Musnad Ahmed), and infer that women are not included here. This,
we all know, is not the case. The word “man” is used in the Hadith to refer to
both men and women, and the word, “home” infers
locality/hometown/country, and not literally one’s “house”.
Other Kitaabs have the words عبد من meaning “slave”. The words vary but the
import is exactly the same.
The Hadith can never be taken to refer to the “house” only because it is neither
possible nor practical for every person to remain indoors as long as a plague is
present. Society and life would terminate if this were the case.
Also, when there are such cases in Ahaadith where there appears to be a
contradiction, then we interpret it by finding a rational explanation. The
Ahaadith are NEVER contradictory. The Mufassireen and Fuqaha have clarified
any ambiguity that we may perceive. Since the Hadith in Bukhaari mentions “his
locality” this is the obvious meaning that is also extended to the Hadith in
Musnad Ahmed. The word, “home” in Arabic, and also in English (and possibly
most, if not all, languages) is a general term that refers to one’s locality. The
word “home” could refer to one’s hometown, locality, province and even
country. To deceptively translate and infer that Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)
meant remaining indoors is treasonous because it implies the abandoning of
Jamaat Salaat and other beneficial Deeni congregations.
THIRDLY: The Hadith uses the word يقع which refers to a person already afflicted
with the plague. In that case, the person who is already afflicted, can be advised
to remain indoors for various reasons, mostly relating to his recovery. However,
even if a person is afflicted, the Shariah still does NOT advocate the dajjaali
concept of ‘social distancing’. Islam does not teach us to avoid afflicted people,
unless it adversely affects one’s tawakkul. The Hadith teaches us that there is
NO contagion, except with the permission of Allah Rabbul Izzat.
FOURTHLY: The bogus article gives a small excerpt from Fat-hul Baari (which is
a commentary of Saheeh Bukhaari), thereby perpetuating its deception. The
only sentence they deemed appropriate to add from Fat-hul Baari is: “the
wording (of the hadith) indicates that whoever fulfils the descriptions mentioned
has the reward of a martyr (shahid), even if they didn’t die.” They give the false
impression that whoever sits and skulks in their home during a plague, whether
afflicted or not, will also be rewarded by Allah Ta`ala. They fail to expand on this
discussion.
Let us study what exactly appears in Fat-hul Baari, with regard to these specific
Ahaadith:
“Nabi’s (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)statement, ‘There is no slave’, that is Muslim,
‘who is afflicted with plague’, that is, in the place where he is, ‘and he remains in
his hometown,’ in the narration of Ahmed (the words are), ‘in his home,’ and this
(whether the word is ‘locality’ or ‘home’) refers to whichever place he is in but he
remains therein, and he does not go away from there, that is, he does not leave
the place wherein the plague occurred. [Note here is also explained that the
words ‘بيته and بلده ‘both mean the place where the plague occurs, hence it does
NOT mean a literal home or house].
The word ‘patiently’, means that he is not irritated, troubled or vexed and neither
is he anxious, apprehensive nor restless, rather he is at ease and accepts the
Decree of Allah Ta`ala and pleased with his fate. This is the condition for
acquiring the reward of a martyr for that person who dies of the plague. That he
remains in the place where the plague occurs and he does not flee from there as
the prohibition clearly appeared earlier (in another Hadith).”
[Let us look at this in our present context – the government has ordered a
lockdown. People are anxious. Many are frustrated because their daily
movements have been curtailed. All businesspeople, besides those in the
“essential services” industry, are suffering huge losses during this time. Nobody
is really sitting at home happily or content. Also, the majority are terrified of
moving outside and mixing with others for fear of contracting this virus. How far
– very, very far – is this condition (prevalent today) to that described in the Hadith
of being patient and hoping for Divine Pleasure. Based on the comments of the
Muhadditheen, we can safely declare that this virus is not a mercy to our
Muslims but also a calamity and punishment just like it is for the disbelievers.
Far from displaying patience, Muslims are anxious, apprehensive, restless,
irritated, troubled and vexed. And this is the condition of those not even afflicted
by the virus!!!
The Muhadditheen have explained that the prevalence of plagues is a
punishment for both – the disbelievers and transgressing Muslims. After all,
does Allah Ta`ala not warn us in His Kalaam, “Do those who commit sins think
that We will treat them like those who have Imaan and who do good deeds,
making their lives and deaths equal? (They are wrong!) Evil indeed is the
decision they take.” The fact that we have been barred from our own Musaajid
can never be deemed a favourable circumstance. How sad that even ‘muslims’
feel Musaajid should be closed. As long as there is life, the time for reformation
exists. May Allah Ta`ala have mercy on us all.]
“The statement, “Knowing that most certainly nothing will overcome him except
what Allah Ta`ala has decreed for him,” is the other condition. This is a
conditional sentence which relates to his remaining (in his hometown/country).
However, if he remains whilst he is anxious, apprehensive, restless and regretful
of not having went out (of his locality), thinking that had he went away then he
would not have been afflicted in the first place and also that he was afflicted
because he stayed behind. This (attitude and state of mind) will deprive him of
the reward of a martyr, even if he dies of plague.” [Fat-hul Baari, vol. 10, page
193]
This excerpt from Fat-hul Baari, proves that the little excerpt which appeared in
the deceptive article, is not only misleading but gives a totally incorrect
interpretation of the Hadith.
The above commentary also proves, inter alia, that this Hadith refers more
specifically to the person who is afflicted with the plague and not necessarily to
those who are healthy and fit. The reward of martyrdom is applicable only to
those who are afflicted with the plague and either die or survive. Those who are
not afflicted by the plague/virus, need to continue their lives normally, whilst
also remaining in their hometown/country. There is another Hadith that states
everyone who resides in a place which is overcome with a plague should remain
therein.
Salaat in congregation is not and never was excused for those who are not
afflicted by the disease/virus. ‘Social distancing’ is not and never was an Islamic
teaching. ‘Muslims’ who wish to practice this should never ever believe that
Islam or the Hadith teaches this. ‘Muslim’ men who wish to perform their Salaat
at home, should never ever think this to be permitted by the Shariah due to the
existence of a plague or virus.
This advice of ours should not be misinterpreted as an advocation of civil
disobedience. We merely wish to highlight the point that Muslims should never
trivialise the Deen and they should never misinterpret the Ahaadith of Nabi
(sallallahu alaihi wasallam) to give sanction to any disobedience to Divine
Injunctions. True Muslims should never believe that the Ahaadith of Nabi
(sallallahu alaihi wasallam) ever condoned such a state upon Muslim men where
they are not allowed to attend the Musaajid for the Fardh Salaat. The Ahaadith
never condoned the concept of ‘social distancing’ merely out of fear of
contracting a virus. The Ahaadith never encouraged Muslim men to remain
skulking in their homes, thereby abandoning congregational Salaat. If the
government imposes this on its citizens, that is one thing. The Shariah should
not be misinterpreted to give an impression of approval. If Muslims are forced
to remain indoors and threatened with legal repercussions for ignoring this law,
they should exercise caution and not challenge the authorities, however at the
same time, they should not and cannot condone this injustice from an Islamic
perspective.
May Allah Ta`ala have mercy on this Ummah!
5th Shabaan 1441 [30th March 2020]

“Clear propagation is our ONLY responsibility”

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CONTAMINATED FOOD

  1. CONTAMINATED FOOD
  2. HARAAM: Haraam foods are such foods in which the prohibition is clear. There is no doubt in its prohibitions, e.g. haraam meat and food in which haraam ingredients are used.
  3. SPIRITUALLY HARAAM: Halaal food, whether meat or any other kind acquired with unlawful money or by unlawful means. While such food remains halaal, its consumption is haraam for the one who has acquired it by foul or haraam means.
  • MUSTABAH: Such food, the permissibility of which is in doubt. Some factors indicate permissibility while other factors indicate prohibition. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) commanded abstention from such doubtful foods.
  1. PHYSICALLY IMPURE: Generally, the foods prepared in public places such as cafes, restaurants and hotels fall in this classification. Although halaal, such food is not tayyib (wholesome). Some physical dirt and unclean hands, etc. go into its production, hence its contamination.
  2. SPIRITUALLY IMPURE: Such food which is halaal and ordinarily tayyib, but for people of high taqwa (i.e. for the Auliya) even such halaal tayib food constitutes contamination, and impedes their spiritual progress, e.g. halaal tayyib food served by a faasiq or zaalim, halaal tayyib food served with a contaminated worldly motive.

 

The greater the degree of one’s abstention from contaminated food, the more will on incline towards piety and ibaadat and the converse is also true. Abstention from the first two categories (mentioned above) is Fardh. Eationg such food is a major sin for which Jahannuum is the punishment. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said about those who consume the contaminated food mentioned in these two categories:

“The Fire of Jahannum is more befitting for a human body nourished by haraam.”

The Auliya say that the high stages of piety a man attains are dependent on his halaal and tayyib consumption of food. A man can spend an entire lifetime in abundance of thikr, nafl ibaadat and fasting etc, but as long as the food he consumes is not physically and spiritually pure, he will be deprived of the high stages of taqwa and Divine proximity.

THE DEMISE OF MUFTI MUHAMMAD RAFI’ UTHMAANI RAHMATULLAH ALAYH

Mufti Muhammad Rafi’ Uthmaani (Rahmatullah alayh) of the Karongi Darul Uloom in Karachi, Pakistan passed away on 18 November 2022, but his Janaazah Salaat was deliberately delayed for no valid Shar’i reason, and performed two days later on 20 November 2022. In so doing those responsible for this haraam shenanigan were emulating the kuffaar whom they adore, thereby causing immense grief to the soul of the Marhoom Mufti Sahib.

In vindication of this haraam act of the inordinate delay of two days, and to placate the indignation of the masses, the Karongi Muftis, in their impuissant statement explained that the reason for the inordinate haraam delay was the absence of the deceased Mufti Sahib’s son. His son was at the time holidaying in London, which constrained the delay.

Furthermore, to plaster their haraam act with some Shar’i veneer, the Karongi Muftis cited the following texts:

(1) “Allaamah Munaawi wrote: ‘When the Janaazah is present at the Musalla (for the Janaazah Salaat), it should not be delayed in anticipation of more musallis nor for anything else because of the command (of Rasulullah –Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to make haste with the Janaazah. Yes, it is appropriate to wait for the Wali if there is no fear of the body changing (i.e. deteriorating).” (Faidhul Qadeer)

(2) “The Shaafi Faqeeh, Allaamah Ramali wrote: ‘There is nothing wrong in waiting for the Wali when his presence is hoped to be soon (an qurbin) and when there is no fear of the body deteriorating.” (Nihaayatul Minhaaj)

(3) “The Hambali Faqeeh, Shaikh Najmuddin Al-Haraani wrote: ‘It is permissible to wait to the extent that his relatives and friends and others assemble if this does not pose any difficulty and if there is no fear of the body deteriorating.”

The aforementioned citations from the Kutub of Fiqh are the be-all of the ‘dalaa-il’ of the Karongi Muftis, whose chief is Mufti Taqi, for their stupendously haraam act of keeping the mayyit for two days – delaying Janaazah Salaat and Dafan (Burial) for two days in emulation of their kuffaar western masters whose culture they appear to be following and justifying with nonsensical arguments devoid of Shar’i substance.

A Teachers Warning

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem

As a Madrasah teacher, teaching high-school girls and university students, the challenges they face or get caught up in are of great and grave concern. (Other teachers who are teaching in different Makaatib will attest to the same issues.)

Many of the students attend private schools. These are the elite schools in KZN. Over the years, mothers have made it clear to me that they want the best secular education for their children and won’t consider anything less than the best private schools or even boarding schools.

The following are some of the incidents brought to my attention, of happenings in these private and renowned schools, direct from the students, mothers or teachers.

1.) A number of students have doubts believing in Allah, since Darwin’s theory of evolution and the big bang theory are expounded in their classes.

One student said that they are not allowed to bring up the word ‘God’ or religion, because their teacher is an atheist. (Nor are they allowed to bring up an issue like Palestine or mention the word, ‘Palestine’)

They have asked me to explain the existence of Allah, as they have misgivings and are not sure anymore.

They have Muslim names, say they are Muslims to keep their parents comfortable, but their minds are 100% secular. They are thus not keen to practise on the teachings of Islam.

Parents naively believe that the environment and education will not affect their children’s Deen; in reality it is destroying their Deen.

2.) An all-girls’ school had a principal, for many years, who identified herself as a lesbian. It was no secret. She left such a legacy in the school that a number of the students now also identify themselves as lesbians.

Muslim mothers and the students themselves were indifferent to this. They described her as a good principal, considerate and accommodating. There was no concern that the one in charge of their daughters was involved in such immoral conduct or would influence them to the same way of life.

Now we have Muslim girls coming out as lesbians and they are already in relationships with other girls. They say that their parents know nothing of their tendencies and inclinations, and don’t want them to find out. If not lesbian, many ‘Muslim’ girls fully support those who are. (The same scenario is found amongst boys).

3.) The LGBTQ+ community has grown so much at the schools, that will shock many parents. A lot of promotion and time is being spent to “educate” students of these ‘rights’.

When some of these ‘Muslim’ girls are asked about it, they treat the topic as a joke and laugh about these happenings. They consider these as ‘new norms’ and acceptable. Otherwise, we have some ‘Muslim’ students who argue regarding LGBTQ. These students strongly advocate that as Muslims, we have to accept the LGBTQ, support and sympathise with them.

…What is left of a person’s Imaan when he or she considers permissible what Allah has declared as prohibited?

And if any student, at these schools, does not toe the line and accept, she is targeted and labelled homophobic. She is considered biased, is snubbed and even reported to teachers.

4.) Many Muslim girls (and boys) are caught up in zina (fornication) and they brazenly make it known. It is out of control. One student said to me that in her click of 8 Muslim girls, 5 have already lost their chastity. These are high-school girls. The parents are either blissfully unaware or are themselves caught up in the same vice of adultery. …Married Muslim women have made known their illicit relationships and even that of their spouses. Very sadly, this is the kind of bad example some of the children have today, in their parents.

On the other hand, there are those children who fall into depression and wish to end their lives when they find out about their parents’ promiscuity or “double lives”. One student mentioned that she was contemplating suicide because both her mother and father were involved in adulterous relationships. This was the key factor of her depression and it was what prompted suicide.

5.) Whilst it is common for unmarried non-Muslim girls to fall pregnant or have abortions during their school/university years, the same is becoming common amongst our Muslim girls. (The company you keep…)

6.) In these institutes, the girls are coached to be feminists. There are educators who promote and push the agenda of feminism, freedom, independence and fighting for one’s “rights”. As a result, students wrongly see Islam as repressive. Their questions and ideas indicate this. Many don’t want to wear a scarf, let alone dress modestly or live according to Islamic teachings because of the influence of feminist “ideals”.

(Alhamdulillah, Islam has already honoured women with great rights, respect and honour.)

7.) A Muslim student was so influenced by her school ‘friends’ at one of the most prestigious private schools in SA, that she became a call girl. She began to earn money through sex chats. Her mother had insisted she attend the school, arguing that her daughter has to have the best secular education.

…If the end-product is a prostitute, I think we can all agree that there is a need to reassess our priorities.

8.) Although called an ‘all girls schools’, male teachers are employed. For many of these schools, the uniform is a short skirt and shirt. But there is no worry from the parents. It really does not matter to most of them that there are male teachers or lesbians or atheists teaching their daughters. Being an all-girl’s school with a high level of education seems to make everything ‘right’?

…Wrong.

9.) One mother declared that she sends her daughter to a private Christian school for the “best secular education”, and mentioned that her young daughter finds the priest to be “very compassionate” towards her.

…Can we be so naïve?

Another Muslim mother shared that her daughter spent the week-end away on a school excursion, but said she was happy in the knowledge that her daughter was ‘safe’ in the guardianship of a priest. (?)

…If this does not create uneasiness and worry in a mother, you are surely living in a bubble.

10.) Students attending these schools/institutes have said that some of their friends – girls and boys – have left Islam. Their parents don’t know. Drugs, drinking, pornography, satanism, homosexuality, etc. are rife.

This is just the tip of the iceberg. Some incidents are just too shameful to mention; not only in the KZN province and South Africa, in schools for boys and girls, at primary and secondary levels and universities; it is a global pandemic. Even our Muslim schools are not free from these evils. The problems are obviously exacerbated when children are given access to Tiktok, YouTube, Netflix and other social media platforms.

So My Message to Parents is:

If you have placed your daughter/son in such an environment, you own this.

If they fall into immoral conduct and Kufr, you carry this burden.

Say what you like, but if you enrolled them in these schools and institutes, are paying their fees and transporting them to and fro, day in and day out, the blame is squarely on you.

You can throw out all kinds of criticism and excuses in response to this, to justify your choice, it is not going to change the facts on the ground. You can save your reasons and excuses for the Day of Judgement, but will they carry weight in the Court of Allah?

You can continue to live in denial, but it won’t change reality. You cannot foolishly plead ignorance before Allah.

Sending them to Madrasah for 1 hour or 2 hours to assuage your conscience, but eagerly and readily sacrificing Madrasah for extra-curricular activities, tuition, etc. shows where your loyalties lie. When they are spending 7 hours+, Monday to Friday (online or onsite), with secularists, feminists, modernists, lesbians, gays and others (not forgetting the amount of time spent on social media), then surely that influence will be greater than a few hours spent in Madrasah, half-heartedly. …Educate yourself on what secularism is. Because if any education distances us from Allah, it certainly is the worst and the poorest education; not the best.

You can decide:

If you still want the most elite schools and best secular education, and are happy with the end result, even if it is the fire of hell, all at your expense, then of course that is your bad decision.

If you have concern for your children’s Imaan, then step out of the rivalry game and competition circles. We are not here to boost our egos and boast our wealth and our worldly status.

You may not like the reminder, but we are the slaves of Allah. We are here, in this world, to worship Him and prepare for the Hereafter. This world is not the be-all and end-all. We have to return to Allah.

You have been given your child as a trust from Allah. Sending your daughter/son to such a school, college or university environment, with the kind of sins that are glorified there, is a huge compromise on Deeni principles, for which you will be accountable on the Day of Judgement.

For yours and your daughter’s/son’s Imaan and salvation, take them out

A Teachers Warning

LGBT Wrath: Fired for Using the Wrong Pronoun

By Abu Idris -December 20, 2018

Yet again, we witness another life ruined due to LGBT ideology. How many lives does the extreme LGBT ideology have to destroy before people wake up?

Tribunist:

A Virginia high school teacher who refused to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has been fired.

News outlets report that the West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd. The school system said in a statement that Vlaming was fired for insubordination.

Over the summer, the ninth-grade student’s family informed the school system of the student’s gender transition to male.

In simple terms, a teacher who has been teaching at a school for almost a decade was kicked to the curb because he chose not to participate in the gender-bending delusional fantasy of a 9th grader. Over the summer, a girl decided to be a guy and demanded that everyone else live in her fantasy world. Objective reality has become a thing of the past with the rabid progressives forcing us into a delusional realm of subjectivity based on whim and desire. For now, any resistance will see you stripped of your job. In the future, maybe you’ll have to serve prison time or worse.

The poor teacher, Mr. Peter Vlaming, even tried to appease the mentally-ill child by calling her by her made-up masculine name.

“I won’t use male pronouns with a female student that now identifies as a male though I did agree to use the new masculine name but avoid female pronouns.”

Unfortunately for him, there is no tolerance for even the slightest deviation from tranny dogma. You must obey your tranny overlords and forsake all other values, religious or otherwise. Mr. Vlaming, his wife, and little children are probably going to have to endure winter this year with unemployment checks and food stamps. Hopefully that is enough to pay the bills to keep the lights and heat on this cold winter season. And if not, oh well. That’s what that bigot and his family deserve for not reinforcing the psychological episodes of a poor child.

The question is, where does this end? If there are infinite genders and one can wake up one day and identify as a female and the next as a male, how can a society possibly function? Forget about language and basic daily communication. What about legal documentation? What about all manner of social norms that depend on a stable notion of biological gender?

Changing genders is just the beginning. Why can’t a person identify as a different race? Why can’t a person identify as a different height? Why can’t a person identify as a different species? Why don’t males identify as a half-African-American, half-Native-Indian female to take advantage of affirmative action policies and scholarships when applying for universities? Whoever refuses to acknowledge such possibilities must be a bigot.

I wonder what will happen when a Muslim teacher, physician, lawyer, etc., inevitably gets fired for not playing the tranny pronoun game. What will Muslim SJWs do when an elderly Muslima teacher (perhaps a Syrian refugee) gets canned for refusing to call little Tommy “Tammy?” Are they going to hold a protest and march in the name of “Islamophobia” and “refugee rights”? Will they give back their rainbow-colored pride hijabs, “equality for all” T-shirts, and don new colors? Or will they double down and tell that Syrian refugee she deserved it for being such a stupid bigot?

Sadly, many of these Muslim activists want us to accept this tyrannical dogma. If asked about such firings, the common answer from “woke” Muslims is that we should oppose discrimination and we should be empathetic to all. But, this is false. We should discriminate against wrongdoing. We should be discriminatory to that which causes harm and confusion and fasad in society. Allah says, “The male is not like the female” [Quran 3:36]. Will we forsake our values for acceptance? What a lovely Faustian bargain.

Muslims need to wake up because if we think we won’t be impacted, we would be dead wrong. The teaching of LGBTXYZZ curriculum in public schools is already mandatory in some states, like Illinois and New York, so Muslim kids are already impacted. The UK is planning to make it mandatory as well.

What are we going to do to stop this nauseating cultural shift? As Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said, “Whosoever of you sees an evil, let him change it with his hand; and if he is not able to do so, then let him change it with his tongue; and if he is not able to do so, then with his heart – and that is the weakest of faith” [Muslim].

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The Meaning of the statement: “Sufi has no Madhab”

Islam Reigns

It is said:
ﺍﻟﺼﻮﻓﻲ ﻻ ﻣﺬﻫﺐ ﻟﻪ
“The Sufi has no madhab for himself.”

The Ghair Muqallideen faction loves to quote these and pretend as if like the Auliya Rahimahumullah abandoned following the madhabs, but in reality these particular statement carries a totally different meaning unlike what the “literalist” Ghair Muqalideen make out of it:

Hakimul Ummah Maulana Ashraf `Ali Thanawi Rahmatullah Alaih stated in explanation of the  Statement above:

“This does not mean that the Sufi is one without a school of thought (la madhab) but that he is careful and excercises caution in every matter. This is called piety and God-fearingness. Our fuqaha (the scholars of law) have explained this as well stating that avoiding differences of opinion (khilaf) is recommended (mustahab) as long as doing so does not entail committing a disliked (s: whether ‘slight’ or otherwise; also leaving the difference should not make one fall into…

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Sublime “Holiday Spots”

Assalamu ‘alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh

Sublime “Holiday Spots”

A man was on his way to a neighbouring village when an angel suddenly appeared before him. ‘What takes you to this village?’ inquired the angel. ‘To visit a brother whom I love for the sake of Allah,’ was the sincere reply. The angel questioned further, ‘do you have any other motive?’

The man replied ‘No’, upon which the angel exclaimed, ‘I am the messenger of Allah and I assure you that Allah loves you as you love your brother.’

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 6495)

At the same time, another angel is deputed to proclaim the following message to him:

“You have done well, your footsteps have been profitable, and you have prepared an abode for yourself in Paradise.”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2008)

Allah Ta’ala Himself announces:

“My love is incumbent for the one who loves, visits, or spends on others purely for my sake.”

(Musnad Ahmad, vol.5 pg.233)

Value and Demand

The reason for such abundant rewards could be understood in light of the business principle: Commodities are valued according to demand and availability.

The scarcer a product, the higher the demand and therefore the greater the returns.

The same concept is found in certain aspects of Shari’ah. Those deeds that are seemingly insignificant and seldom practised generally yield a higher reward. People meet daily in the world for various motives, but the practice of loving/meeting someone purely for the sake of Allah is totally foreign to us.

Of the many disastrous ill effects of present-day society is the concept of self-centeredness, where each person cares for himself whilst remaining totally oblivious to the presence and needs of those around him.

Presently, there are many such un-noticed Muslim brothers and sisters that are secluded in old aged homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, orphanages etc, who await some kindhearted soul to lift their spirits by paying them a visit. Occasional visits to such places would do us more benefits than harm.

Visiting Allah

One who visits the sick is, so to say, visiting Allah Ta’ala. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Allah Ta’ala will say to man (on the day of Qiyamah), O my slave, I was sick and you refused to visit me. ’Man will exclaim, O Allah, how could that be possible whereas You are the Lord of the Worlds? ‘Allah will reply, A certain slave of mine was sick, had you visited him, you would have found Me by him” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 6501)

If the merit of visiting an ordinary Muslim is such, can one imagine the rewards for visiting those with whom one shares a special bond?

Imagine the honour of joining ties with Allah!

One who maintains family ties is promised the privilege of Almighty Allah joining ties with him, i.e. by means of showing His special mercy, etc. On the contrary, Allah Ta’ala severs ties with those who break family ties. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 7502)

The Wrong Alternative

Nowadays, people choose to spend their spare time frequenting places that are totally immoral and filled with vice and sin, like: the cinemas, casinos, shows, entertainment halls, beaches, parties etc.

The mere presence of a Muslim in such places in the company of immodest people is extremely detrimental to his Iman.

On the contrary, ask yourself the question:

when last did you visit your relatives, your local ‘Alim, an elder of the community, or any fellow Muslim brother purely for the pleasure of Allah?

Visiting the sick, the elderly, the needy, one’s relatives, neighbours or any other Muslim for the sake of Allah was a salient feature in the life of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). He would even visit such non-muslims, like the ill Jewish lad.

This assisted in bonding the Ummah as well as its expansion.

Today too, especially during the present holiday season, we can achieve all that and more by implementing this important and neglected Sunnah of our beloved Master (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

Instead of emulating the rest of the world who celebrate the year-end with as much sin as possible, thereby drawing the wrath of our Creator upon mankind.

May Allah Ta’ala protect the Ummah from all fitnah.

THE MUNAAFIQ QAARI AND THE OBNOXIOUS CLOWN QAWWAAL

Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:

“The majority of the munaafiqeen (hypocrites) of my Ummah are its qaaris.”

“Singing cultivates nifaaq (hypocrisy in the heart) just as water cultivates plants.”

Yesterday (19th April, 2015) we suffered the calamitous misfortune of our city, Port Elizabeth being darkened with the accursed shadows of three faajirs, faasiqs, hypocrites and clowns. The one crank was billed as a ‘famous Qur’aan reciter”. The above quoted Hadith covers this moron reciter. The other moron quack is a performing vile qawwaal who plunders the Names of Allah Ta’ala and Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) in his songs of nafsaani lust. The third member of the accursed triumvirate is a presenter of Radio Shaitaan, notorious for his filthy, devilish, haraam broadcasts. The venue for the performances of the munaafiq, qawwaal and clown was an outfit, Daarul Jahaalah (the House of Ignorance).

Let it be understood that the singing and the qiraa’t of these unfortunate cranks posing as Deeni personnel are haraam. Whilst the country is aflame, and millions of Muslims suffering all over the world, these senseless morons indulge in haraam merrymaking performances for the haraam boodle and cheap publicity. They pollute the hearts of people and defile the Musaajid with their haraam performances and riya recitals. Entertaining the public with singing is haraam. There is CONSENSUS of all Math-habs on this issue. Singing for public entertainment is HARAAM.

Deceits and crooks attempt to mislead the ignorant and unwary by claiming that such haraam singing is permissible according to the Shaafi’ Math-hab. This is indeed a vile slander flung against Imaam Shaafi’ and the Shaafi’ Fuqaha in general.

The following Hadith explicitly condemns and curses these devilish singers who hoodwink the ignorant masses with the deception of ‘religious’ songs. But these ‘religious’ songs are what is known as Talbeesul Iblees (the Deception of the Devil).

“Safwaan Bin Umayyah (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated that Amr Bin Qurrah said (to Rasulullah – sallallahu alayhi wasallam): ‘I am very unfortunate. I do not see any way for acquiring my rizq except by means of my duff. Therefore, grant me permission to sing such songs which will be devoid of any immorality.’ Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:”I do not give you permission. There is no honour and no goodness (in what you are saying about singing). O Enemy of Allah! You are a Liar! Most certainly, Allah has ordained for you halaal rizq, but you have chosen what Allah has made haraam for you in place of what He has made halaal for you of the nourishment He has ordained for you.” (Baihqi, Tabaraani, Dailami).

Entertaining the public with even so-called ‘religious’ songs devoid of immorality (fisq and fujoor) is haraam. This accursed triumvirate of clowns, in the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) are the “enemies of Allah”. They are “liars”, frauds and crooks, plundering the Akhlaaq and destroying the Imaan of ignorant Muslims who flock to these clownish shows and performances for the acquisition of lustful gratification.

Imaam Shaafi (rahmatullah alayh), denouncing these fraud and heretical qawwaals, said: “I left behind in Iraq something which the zanaadiqah (heretics – a class of kuffaar who believe that they are Muslims) have introduced. They call it taghyeer. With it they divert people from the Qur’aan.”

Taghyeer is qawwaali type of singing extolling Allah Ta’ala. It refers to the so-called ‘religious’ songs with which the clown-qawwaals dupe people, taking their minds away from Allah Ta’ala by deception, tricking them into hallucinating that their corrupt spirits are soaring in sublimity in the celestial realms of the Angels, whilst in reality shaitaan is blowing his rijs into their nostrils and excreting in their ears and brains. Imaam Shaafi’ (rahmatullah alayh) branded them zanadiqah (kaafirs-heretics).

Imaam Shaafi’ (rahmatullah alayh) also said: “Singing (ghina) is Makrooh (Tahrimi) lahw (amusement). Whoever engrosses in it is a fool. His testimony is rejected (in an Islamic court).”

Qaadhiyul Qudhaat, Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn Muzaffar Shaami said:

“Neither is singing permissible nor is it permissible to listen to it, nor drumming with sticks. Whoever attributes permissibility to Ash-Shaafi’ has lied. Indeed, Ash-Shaafi said in his Kitaab, Adabul Qaadhi,that one who persists on listening to singing, his testimony (shahaadat) must be rejected and his integrity (adaalat) would be vitiated.”

Ibn Hajar Haitami (Shaafi’) states: “In two places of Imaam Raafi’s Kitaab, Ash-Sharhul Kabeer, it is mentioned with clarity: ‘Singing is Haraam.’ In Raudhah, Imaam Nawawi adopted this view.”

Explaining with great clarity the prohibition of the type of haraam qiraat-qawwaali gatherings organized for the triumvirate of clowns and cranks, Allaamah Ibn Hajar (rahmatullah alayh) sates:

“Qurtubi (rahmatullah alayh) narrated from Imaam Tartusi (rahmatullah alayh) that he was asked about those people who gather at a place and begin the proceedings with Tilaawat of the Qur’aan-e-Kareem. Thereafter one person stands up and sings some poetry. Then all present lapse into ecstasy and begin swaying (in a form of a dance) simultaneously beating the duff. Is it permissible to join this company of people?

He (ImaamTartusi) replied: ‘According to the Akaabir Sufiya’ this practice is highly erroneous and deviation. Islam means only Kitaabullah and the Sunnat of the Rasool (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). It is never permissible for any person who has Imaan in Allah and the Aakhirah to join such people nor aid them in this unlawful practice. This is the Math-hab of the Four Imaams and of other Mujtahideen. Some people cite the stories of the Mashaaikh in substantiation of dancing and singing………..

The most important argument in this regard is that we do not believe that these stories (which are attributed to the Mashaaikh) are true. It is quite probable that just as the zindeeqs have attributed many fabrications to Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), so too have they done with regard to the Mashaaikh. On the assumption that the Mashaaikh did practise these deeds, which obviously they did not, then it should be understood that for us proof is firstly Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), then the Sahaabah, then the Aimmah-e-Mujtahideen…”

Hafiz Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani categorically confirms, by quoting Allaamah al-Qurtubi, that there is no difference of opinion regarding the prohibition on what the deviant sufis have innovated in this regard:

“As for what the Sufis have innovated in this regard, then there is no difference (of opinion)regarding its prohibition. However, the souls full of desire have overcome many people who have attributed themselves to righteousness, to the extent that many of them practiced the acts of lunatics and children. They would dance in uniform motions and continuous abrupt stops. Their disrespect reached a level where some of them considered these actions to be among deeds that draw one closer (to Allah), a righteous action that will earn them an exalted state. In reality, this is from the ways of the disbelievers, and the sayings of the insane, and Allah is the one from Whom we seek aid.” End of Qurtubi’s quote. (Fath al-Bari, vol. 2, p. 570-571, no. 949)

This clinches the argument. The qiraat-qawwaali merrymaking party of the three clowns held at Daarul Jahaalat is among the major sins. People of true Imaan should never participate in such evil merrymaking functions.

All the spurious arguments of the legalizers of singing are adequately answered in our book, Sautush Shaitaan (the Voice of Shaitaan). The book is available from us.

The abode of such qaaris who perform for public entertainment is Jubbul Huzn (The Pit of Grief). Explaining Jubbul Huzn, the Hadith says:

It is not permissible to attend a gathering where a faasiq qaari recites. Shaving the beard is a kabeerah sin which renders the man a faasiq. Every moment the ghadab and la’nat of Allah Ta’ala descend on a person who is beardless as a result of shaving his beard.

To attend such a gathering is to honour the faasiq. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “When a faasiq is honoured, the Arsh of Allah shudders.” Furthermore, these qaaris with their belief that it is permissible to shave the beard are guilty of bid’ah, and regarding a man of bid’ah, Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “He who honours a man of bid’ah, aids in the demolition of Islam.”

When one goes to listen to the qiraa’t of a faasiq qaari, one is in fact honouring him. The faasiq is given front stage, musaafahah (shaking hands) and muaanaqah (embracing) are made with him. He is respectfully addressed. In general he is treated as a guest of honour. Whoever denies this fact, is a liar. Thus the contention that he is not honoured is baseless. Regardless of whether one has the intention of honouring or not honouring, the mere attendance of the function is to aid, support and honour the faasiq qaari who shows absolutely no shame for Allah Ta’ala and the Makhlooq. The actions of the people clearly testify that they are honouring him.

Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said that in Jahannam there is a valley which daily petitions Allah Ta’ala 400 times to save it from the heat of that valley. The name of this valley in the dregs of Jahannum is Jubbul Huzn. When the Sahaabah asked about those who are destined for entry into this terrible Valley of Torment, Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said that Jubbul Huzn has been prepared for the Qaaris who display their a’maal. This will be the ultimate destination of fussaaq qaaris who barter the Qur’aan Majeed for this dunya.

The miserable plight of such qaaris is aggravated manifold when their evil is supplemented by the evil of the satanic qawwaali singer who forms part of the shaitaani show. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said:

“Recite the Qur’aan. Do not eat with it.”

Do not make the Qur’aan a source for raking in boodle. This is the profession of the munaafiq qaaris. Allah Ta’ala says in the Qur’aan Majeed:

“The life of this world is but play and amusement, and the Abode of the Aakhirah is best for those who fear (Allah). What have you no intelligence?”

30 Jamadiyuth Thaani 1436 (20 April 2015)

The Threat of Islamophobia… Within the Muslim World!

The Independent published an article a while back called “Coverage of Muslims and Islam in UK media is mostly negative, study finds.” This article was based on a 162-page study:

The report by the Centre for Media Monitoring analysed more than 48,000 online articles and 5,500 broadcast clips from 34 media organisations that mentioned Islam and Muslims between 2018 and 2019.

The study, commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain, found that almost 60 per cent of articles portrayed Islam negatively and one in five associated the faith with terrorism or extremism.

This is, of course, nothing new.

There have been many books and research articles compiled and published in relation to the Islamophobia industry, and while the majority of these focus on the US and especially the War on Terror, there have been specific studies pertaining to Islamophobia in the UK as well. One example is Leonie B. Jackson’s Islamophobia in Britain: The Making of a Muslim Enemy. Within this book, the author traces British Islamophobia back to colonialism and Orientalism (so way before 9/11), and she examines the issue mainly through the lens of Critical Race Theory.

Basically, everyone knows about Western Islamophobia, though timely reminders that often show up in the form of these studies are still very much welcome. Western Islamophobia could even be considered to be somewhat “expected” (since after all, Islam stands against their liberal world-system), but when have you ever seen anyone talking about the Islamophobia found… within the Muslim world?

“Indigenous Islamophobia”?

In 2018, Routledge released a book with an intriguing title: Islamophobia in Muslim Majority Societies. The book was edited by Farid Hafez and Enes Bayrakli. The work is a compilation consisting of chapters written by various authors, all pertaining to Islamophobia within different geographical locations in the Muslim world (Pakistan, Egypt, Turkey, Albania, and so on).

As we’re not doing a complete book review, we’ll just be presenting a select few representative excerpts.

In chapter 4, Syed Furrukh Zad Ali Shah writes about how Pakistan’s elite promotes blatant Islamophobia through their secular and modernist projects:

Pakistan, with a 97 per cent Muslim population and a declared Islamic Republic, has a smaller, yet formidable section of society that corresponds to Islamophobic currents. These Westernized secular power elites share similar anti-Islam sentiments, rooted in traditional Western discourses of secularism and modernity. Furthermore, modern resurgence of political Islamism and its conflation with violence also demonizes the religion in general, which is embedded in local cultural traditions and social customs. Religion that is seen as anti-modern and irrational has to be disposed of if society is to be reformed and modernized.[1]

And as the author demonstrates, this is not something restricted only to Pakistan. Rather, it extends to pretty much any Muslim country where the “post-colonial” elite ironically believes that “development” is attained by force, in the same way that colonialists tried to implement it.

To highlight a single example, think of the emphasis placed on “girls’ education.” And then there’s the fact that this “education” absolutely must take place in a secular setting—not a madrasah, never!—and obviously, following Western ideals and values.

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In chapter 9, Sahar El Zahed examines the “internalized Islamophobia” in the Egyptian media.

You’d assume that such a thing wouldn’t happen in a country where around 90% of the citizens are Muslims, but the author shows how Islam is constantly associated in the mainstream media with “violence,” “backwardness,” etc., and this is something that has intensified significantly since Sisi usurped power in 2014.

In fact, one of the most Islamophobic quotes that she presents is from Sisi himself, from “a speech at Al-Azhar University during the anniversary of the Prophet” :

I am referring here to the religious clerics. We have to think hard about what we are facing – and I have, in fact, addressed this topic a couple of times before. It’s inconceivable that the thinking that we hold most sacred should cause the entire umma [Islamic world] to be a source of anxiety, danger, killing and destruction for the rest of the world. Impossible! That thinking – I am not saying ‘religion’ but ‘thinking’ – that corpus of texts and ideas that we have sanctified over the centuries, to the point that departing from them has become almost impossible, is antagonizing the entire world. It’s antagonizing the entire world! Is it possible that 1.6 billion people [Muslims] should want to kill the rest of the world’s inhabitants – that is 7 billion – so that they themselves may live? Impossible![2]

Consider the occasion. Consider the place. He couldn’t possibly have found a better time to describe Islam as a—if not the—source of all of humanity’s problems!

As a thought exercise, it may also be interesting to reproduce this notion of “indigenous Islamophobia” with secular rulers and “decolonial privilege.” Imagine a “White imperialist” using the exact words used by Sisi. He would be lambasted. But a Brown man with a name that sounds Islamic can somehow get away with openly saying such things; or banning the Hijab; or changing the language’s script, etc., all in the name of “modernity” (which is itself the product of the “White imperialist”). Yet for some reason, he’ll face no significant opposition. In fact, he might even be praised as a “leader” or as the “father of the nation”!

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Islamophobia is universal because liberalism has become universal as well (through “globalization”) and found willing allies (the loyal minions that are propped up as our so-called “elite”) within the Muslim world.

Allah says in the Noble Qur’an (4:137-140):

As to those who have believed, then disbelieved, then believed, then disbelieved, then increased in disbelief—never will Allah forgive them. Nor will He guide them to [the right] way.

Give [heavy] tidings to the hypocrites, [as well,] that for them there is a most painful torment [awaiting in the Hereafter.

For they are] the ones take the disbelievers as allies instead of the believers. Do they seek from them the indomitable protection of might? For verily Allah possesses all might soever!

Moreover, [recall that] He has already sent down to you [a commandment] in the Book that when you hear the verses of Allah being belied and mocked at [by people], then do not sit with them until they take up some other discourse. [For,] indeed, you would then be like them. Indeed, Allah shall gather the hypocrites and disbelievers in Hellfire, all together.

Notes

[1] Syed Furrukh Zad Ali Shah, “Post-coloniality, Islamization and secular elites: tracing Islamophobia in Pakistan” in Enes Bayraklı & Farid Hafez, Islamophobia in Muslim Majority Societies, Routledge, 2018, p.66.

[2] Sahar El Zahed, “Internalized Islamophobia: The making of Islam in the Egyptian media” in Enes Bayraklı & Farid Hafez, Islamophobia in Muslim Majority Societies, Routledge, 2018, p.151.

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The Sinister Agenda Behind the Joyland Movie Being Pushed onto Pakistan’s Muslims

There is a movie called Joyland that has caused immense uproar among Muslims in Pakistan, mainly for being a movie made by liberal Pakistani filmmakers who, after winning a gay award at a pretentious film festival, aim to import this filth over:

Joyland is set in Lahore city in Pakistan’s eastern province of Punjab and depicts the story of a young man who falls in love with a transgender woman. It debuted at the Cannes festival earlier this year, where it received accolades, including the Jury Prize as well as the Queer Palm award.

The director of this movie, Saim Sadiq, is extremely liberal. And considering that he graduated from Columbia University School of the Arts, it’s easy to see why his worldview mirrors that of the average brainwashed liberal. He is specifically ‘inspired’ to make movies about transgenders. One of the main production houses behind this film was Khoosat Films, headed by a famous Pakistani actor, Sarmad Khoosat. This production company has been responsible for other popular liberal films in Pakistan. Examples include Motorcycle Girl, a movie promoting the feminist agenda; Zindagi Tamasha, a movie about a religious elderly man who, after being recorded dancing at a wedding, has his video go viral and faces ‘oppressive societal repression’ from Muslims; and Kamli, another film peddling feminism.

Let’s start by examining the actual plot of the movie, Joyland, so we can ascertain whether or not the severe criticisms against it are justified.

The movie revolves around the Rana family, which includes the old ‘patriarchal’ head of the family whose wife has passed away, as well as his two sons and their wives. The youngest son is impotent, due to which he is unable to please his wife. He goes on to join a theater as an erotic dancer and falls in love with a transgender ‘woman,’ i.e., another man. While the movie follows this gay relationship, the other members of the family are revealed as having forbidden urges of their own. The wheelchair confined patriarch starts a relationship with his neighbor, and the elder son does has an affair with his younger brother’s wife, which results in her becoming pregnant.

This perverted and dysfunctional family is the movie’s depiction of traditional Muslim households in countries such as Pakistan. The movie is basically saying this is what all our fathers and mothers; all our brothers and sisters; and all our husbands and wives are like.

I cannot even begin to fathom how any sane person would take any of this seriously or consider it to be an accurate representation of reality. On the other hand, since the content of a movie directly reflects the views and ideologies of its director and writer, this movie offers a great deal of insight into the inner workings of the mind of a liberal Pakistanis.

The idea of sexual liberation is one of the primary tenets of liberalism. It is for this reason that unsuspecting liberals have been indoctrinated into believing that suppression in the form of religious taboos naturally leads to everyone living within a religious society being sexually corrupt to their very core; and that they are always thinking and acting upon various forbidden and degenerate fantasies. Every other person’s son is a homosexual who loves trans ‘women,’ i.e., men, and every other man lusts for his brother’s wife. This metanarrative is present at the heart of liberal movies and mainstream media, and it is an attempt to justify a degenerate society by pointing at a pure society and saying:

“You may act pure, but deep down, we know you’re just like us! We might not have any actual proof whatsoever to back up such a claim, but we’ll go ahead and make endless movies about it regardless!”

It’s the liberal world’s way of seething and expressing their hatred for pure, traditional Islamic communities. And unfortunately, the Muslims that have been indoctrinated into this worldview also end up believing that the only natural solution to this non-existent problem is for a sexual revolution to take place, just like the one experienced by the Western world decades earlier.

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If everyone was allowed to mix freely with the opposite gender and act upon every sexual fantasy they had; and if society didn’t condemn and censure these immoral and degenerate actions and behaviors, then the world would be a much better place, and no one would be depressed or unhappy.

And the reason they don’t recognize these acts and behaviors as being immoral and degenerate is because of another one of liberalism’s core tenets: you can do whatever you want, as long as you’re not harming anyone. The reality however, is that these liberals don’t realize how they themselves don’t abide by this principle. There are numerous examples of things where no harm is involved which they would not tolerate. Things such as bestiality, necrophilia, incest and a consensual relationship between a child and an adult. When it comes to such scenarios, the ‘love is love’ principle is quickly thrown out the window, and their inner moral compasses awaken.

However, this may not be the case for much longer, since the degeneracy is increasing at an alarming rate with the constant social engineering and brainwashing taking place. They only tolerate the immorality that the liberal world has normalized thus far. Things like homosexuality, premarital and extramarital sex, orgies, etc., are all okay because the liberal culture one day decided it’s okay. This is the deep rooted hypocrisy that the liberal mind fails to perceive.

And while they push for a sexual revolution to take place in Muslim countries, they’re completely oblivious to the damage it caused in the West, where you now have a hedonistic satanic society filled with all kinds of deranged fetishes; where marriage is at an all-time low, the existing ones end in divorce; where homosexuals are allowed to adopt children; where transgenders are allowed to get close to children and explicitly explain their filthy lifestyle to them, often even putting on a perverted and disgusting performance or wearing clothes that reveal their genitals; and where parades filled with all kinds of sexual deviants walking the streets naked are praised as being ‘brave.’ This society, with all its sexual perversions and its consumerist lifestyle, has plunged itself deep into the depths of depression, where the only thing keeping them going is a steady stream of alcohol and antidepressants. This is the lifestyle that these liberals hide but are ultimately pushing for, in ‘the name of art,’ when they defend and promote movies such as Joyland.

Preventing and stopping such filth is precisely the purpose of the societal shunning of immorality and degeneracy. This is an inherent behavioral action that humans implement in order to bar indecent things from taking place, or from spreading within society. If you don’t want people to steal, you depict thieves in a negative light. You teach kids that stealing is wrong and harmful, and society looks down upon thieves. You also include a punishment to discourage the act further. This is why Islam is the perfect model for mankind. Not only does it forbid immoral sexual acts, it mandates public punishments for those who indulge in them. This then discourages their occurrence from society in the most effective way possible. Cheating on spouses, Zina, rape, false allegations and homosexuality would be at the lowest possible level if the Shari’ah were to be implemented fully and correctly. It would ensure that the greater good is achieved for society.

Then the liberals always fall back on sexual needs. Yes, humans have intimate and sexual needs. Men need women and women need men. That’s basic biology. Marriage fulfills this need. And not only does marriage fulfill this need, it enhances it by committing the husband and wife to each other. He has to lower his gaze from non-Mahram (marriageable) women and she has to cover herself up and not interact with non-Mahram (marriageable) men, in addition to staying within the home. They both fulfill their God-given gender roles, have children, and they all thrive as a result of this. This only deepens their love and brings them closer to each other. This natural way of life, one that has existed for all of human history, has been completely warped in the minds of liberals. They see it as nothing more than a social construct which leads only to oppression and misery. This warped image has been disseminated through years of social engineering, through movies and media. Just look at the disgusting way in which marriage is portrayed within this movie as well as all the forms of modern media that we consume today.

You’ll see depictions upon depictions of wives being compared to caged birds and described with derogatory terms such as ‘baby making machines’; the portrayal of husbands being unrepentant alcoholic wife beaters who don’t care about their wives and are completely incapable of pleasing their wives in anyway whatsoever; and the struggle of the wife to break free from all this fictional oppression. The modern scantily clad prostitute is depicted as being better than a traditional housewife. It is shown that there could be nothing worse than a woman being a traditional housewife, living in a traditional marriage. Consumption of such content has turned a ceremony that was once eagerly awaited by youngsters—especially young women—into a prospect that now terrifies them instead. In fact, getting a liberal education, consuming mainstream media and watching modern movies and documentaries is directly correlated with fear of marriage. And then these same liberals, after being afflicted with this agenda, have the audacity to claim that such movies harbor no agendas against Islam or family values.

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When the elites want something to happen, they simply pay for it. The biggest proof of the dark agendas behind Joyland lies in its funding. And it is no surprise that Joyland is the first Pakistani movie to have an all American funding. When foreign investors actively push for a movie about liberal values and sexual degeneracy to be made and released within a Muslim country, what does that tell you? Does it not reek of the well-known liberal formula of indoctrination through mainstream media and entertainment? And for those who all-out reject the notion of media as a tool of social engineering, just take a look at what Israel’s former PM, Benjamin Netanyahu, has to say:

Citing the hundreds of thousands of satellite television dishes in Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu told the House Government Reform Committee that the United States could incite a revolution against the conservative Iranian clergy through the use of such Fox Broadcasting staples as “Melrose Place” and “Beverly Hills 90210” — both of which feature beautiful young people in varying states of undress, living, glamorous, materialistic lives and engaging in promiscuous sex.

In the past this kind of brainwashing was difficult to achieve because you had to actually conquer or infiltrate a land before being able to influence its youth. But now, in the age of technology, the internet and social media are very easy to manipulate avenues in order to spread liberal ideologies. Especially when it’s the liberal world order that controls what constitutes mainstream internet, where they can promote what they want and censor what they want.

In addition to all of this, the infamous Malala Yousafzai has now joined the Joyland team as an executive producer. For those who don’t know, executive producers are responsible for dealing with the legal, financial and marketing aspects of a project. Yes, this Western puppet who pushes for feminism in order to eradicate family values from Muslim societies is responsible for this movie’s financing. The amount of Fitnah this person has generated among young Muslim women by blindly leading them into the pit of toxic feminism is unreal. I highly urge reading this article by Muslim Skeptic in order to get an idea of the extent of the damage that she has done. So, when someone like this finances a filthy movie like Joyland, it should be very clear that the agenda is to turn Muslims into liberals that will eventually leave Islam altogether; and to spread Fitnah and corruption among Muslims. This movie is exactly what Malala denies it being: activism posing as art.

It’s also worth mentioning that it seems to be too much of a coincidence that this movie comes out just a short while after the Transgender Bill in Pakistan suffered well-deserved backlash from Muslims after being brought into the public eye. Feminism was already being heavily pushed in Pakistan, but now the wealthy elites hiding behind the scenes seem to have a particular obsession with pushing transgenderism and homosexuality. It makes sense, as both feminism and homosexuality go hand in hand. Both are meant to make men more feminine and women more masculine, with the ultimate goal being the breaking down of the family unit so both can be controlled more easily.

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This brings me to the next point, which is the backlash. And Alhamdulillah, once again, many Muslims both within and outside of Pakistan showed that their Fitrah and their desire to defend Islam is alive and well. They took Twitter by storm with the hashtag #BanJoyland, rightfully admonishing the movie and its makers; and sharing verses and reminders of the punishment that was sent on Qawm Lut, warning of the consequences that Pakistan might face if this movie is released. And this outrage wasn’t just confined to Twitter. Many complaints were sent directly to Pakistan’s Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC):

“A surge of applications and petitions were received [against Joyland],” Aurangzeb said. “When petitions are received, it is binding to review them,” she added.

“To my surprise, I was told by the censor board that they were [applications] received from middle-class people and parents,” the minister said.

And as a result, the movie was banned from screening. The Information Ministry of Pakistan declared it to be “repugnant to the norms of decency and morality,” and it was ruled as uncertified for screening in cinemas. But, as usual, the vocal liberal minority erupted and took to screeching about it on Twitter, now with the hashtag #ReleaseJoyland. If they were alone in this, the matter would’ve been settled, but they had the backing of not only mainstream media but the government of Pakistan itself. Articles by popular Pakistani mainstream media such as Dawn and Tribune have published articles vehemently defending Joyland, writing sob stories about how sad it is that all this so-called art is being suppressed. Oh my god, homosexuality won’t be aired in theaters and we can’t glue the eyes of Muslims to the screen and feed them this filth—I mean, art—how very SAD! The filmmakers behind Joyland will certainly gobble all of this up and play the victims.

Here’s a tweet from a journalist who attempts to use the intentional confusion inserted into the trans bill, where intersex and transgenders are defined under the same umbrella, to defend the movie:

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This confusion has been one of the two main arguments utilized by liberals in their attempts to defend this movie. It seems like they just pick up whatever arguments the mainstream media is making, without actually thinking for themselves. Intersex people are those who are born with ambiguous sexual genitals and characteristics, but can still be classified as being one specific gender. It’s common knowledge that people who are born intersex are extremely rare because the genetic mutations that lead to such conditions are extremely rare. Their sex is officially assigned very early on depending on a number of factors. The majority of the Khwaja sira community consists of transgenders, i.e., men pretending to be women that are simply imitating women. This is something that the Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) has cursed.

’Abdullah ibn ’Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates:

Allah’s Messenger ﷺ cursed the women who imitate men and the men who imitate women. (Jami’ al-Tirmidhi)

As for their other main argument that they’re flaunting about, it is the same as when the Trans Bill controversy arose. They say that since a transgender woman is not a man, for a transgender woman to have a relationship with a man is not homosexuality. To those select few who actually believe this, I suggest reading any elementary level biology textbook; an actual book of Islamic law; and maybe try making use of this great thing called common sense. This is not even a point worth refuting, but I mention it here only to demonstrate the blind absurdity that some of these liberals are submerged in.

Here’s another tweet. This one is from the Human Rights Comission of Pakistan (HRCP), calling the Pakistani government “rabidly transphobic” for banning Joyland:

In fact, even the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif, couldn’t sit still at the thought of all the oppression and hate these ‘artists’ were facing for their supposed ‘art’:

Pakistan’s prime minister has ordered a review of the ban on the country’s Oscar entry, the movie Joyland, days after the measure was imposed, one of his advisers said.

Here’s the tweet where this adviser, by the name of Salman Sufi, revealed this information:

I’m astounded as to how amidst all the flooding and displaced homes that have taken countless lives in Pakistan; amongst all the corruption and increasing crime; poverty; inflation; and rapidly declining value of the Pakistani rupee, its government makes sure to divert their time and resources towards what according to them is apparently the REAL problem, i.e., preventing the suppression of art. To all the liberals reading this, ask yourselves, why does the government care so much about releasing this film in their country? Who is controlling them? Is the agenda still not obvious enough?

As a result of the government’s intervention, and despite all the strong opposition to it, it was re-reviewed by the censor board committee and surprisingly enough, the ban against Joyland was lifted. However, the backlash still continued, and many authorities who aren’t having their strings pulled, still realize just how wrong it is for this movie to be aired. Thus the movie was once again banned by the Punjab government, and a petition seeking the banning of the film has also been filed by the Peshawar High Court (PHC). The situation remains in this shaky back-and-forth state, but it is quite clear that the overwhelming majority of Muslims in Pakistan have completely denounced this filthy, degenerate film and want absolutely nothing to do with it.

With information technology rapidly progressing and with these powerful groups finding newer ways to attack Islam, it is reassuring to see many young Muslims waking up to the dangers surrounding them and strongly opposing it, because it’s the Muslim youth today that are going to be role models for Muslims of the next generation. Whether it be the Aurat March, the Domestic Violence Bill, the Transgender Bill, or Joyland, Allah will expose all of their plots, and with Allah’s permission, the Muslims will remain vigilant, in sha Allah.

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