Question – The Distracted Ummah

eatandbeawesome answered your question: The Distracted Ummah i think the most appropriate way to approach this is to bring about a change in one’s own life, which in turn will affect those around us. I agree with you completely. The danger is trying to find a balance between this individual piety that seems to be…

Question – The Distracted Ummah

naziafk answered your question: The Distracted Ummah 🙁 you know, i just went to makkah and came back a month ago alhumdullillah. i was one of those people who took a pic there. i felt hesitant. Alhamdulillah. I know how tempting it can be. To put my post into context, that was my experience more…

The Distracted Ummah

A few more memories surfaced after my last post about my visit to the Haramain in Makkah and Madinah, leaving me somewhat disillusioned about the state of Muslims today. Here’s a few experiences from that same first visit of mine that you may or may not find disturbing.  I was making tawaaf one evening with…

Choosing a sect

The argument that just ‘professing to be Muslim is insufficient these days’ is patently flawed. Far too often the issue of following the way of the salaf versus being a salafi gets raised with the proponents suggesting that too many deviant sects or misguided schools of thought also profess to be Muslim. So here’s the…