We as a Muslim always strive for goodness and try to achieve success because it’s the fitrah (nature) of a Muslim and whenever we fail we never feel depressed, feel sorrow or sad because it’s not our domain. We always praise Allah and never curse our Taqdir and remain calm.
As the Almighty Allah says:
“And they will say, “Praise to Allah, who has removed from us [all] sorrow. Indeed, our Lord is Forgiving and Appreciative.” [35:34]
Further, Allah Says:
“Indeed, those who have said, “Our Lord is Allah” and then remained on a right course – the angels will descend upon them, [saying], “Do not fear and do not grieve but receive good tidings of Paradise, which you were promised.” [41:30]
Whenever we fail to achieve or we face any calamity then we always seek help from the Almighty Allah, we don’t grieve or mourn because of calamities. We always remain Sabir (patient) and hoping bounty from the Almighty Allah. During bad times we increase the ratio of our good actions. We increase the ratio of our prayers. We keep praying to Allah for help. We struggle and work to remove the hardship in our lives. We seek help from our friends, family etc. We put trust in Allah and we took different measures to solve the problem.
As the Almighty Allah Says:
“O you who believe! Seek help in patience and As-Salat (the prayer). Truly! Allah is with As-Sabirin (the patient ones, etc.).” [Surah Al-Baqarah 2:153]
Further, Allah says:
“And seek help in patience and As-Salah (the prayer) and truly, it is extremely heavy and hard except for Al-Khashiin (i.e., the true believers in Allah).” (2:45)
Besides of all we have so called motivated youth who call themselves educated, knowledgeable & solved mind. Whenever they face any calamity, trials & tribulations they forget all about the Islam, they forget the Islamic way of dealing with the calamities and how to safeguard yourself at the time of trials & tribulations and what are the ways that Islam has taught us to solve or safeguard yourselves from problems. They start blame gaming. They start reacting without considering the results of their irresponsible behavior. They start discussing of what they are not capable of discussing. They start giving their views and opinions. They forget all what our beloved Prophet صلی اللہ عليه وسلم had told us.
Narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
“Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him speak good or else keep silent …” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
In another hadith, Tirmidhi narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said to Mu’adh (may Allah be pleased with him), after teaching him some of the laws of Islam,
“Shall I not tell you what is the foundation of all that?” I [Mu’adh] said: “Of course, O Prophet of Allah.” He took hold of his tongue and said, “Control this.” I said, “O Prophet of Allah, will we be held responsible for what we say with it?” He said, “May your mother be bereft of you, O Mu’adh! Will the people be thrown into Hell on their faces or on their noses for anything other than the harvest of their tongues?” Classed as Saheeh by al-Albani.
After understanding the above I want to discuss the most important issue with the so called today’s motivated youth none other than a behavior of dealing with the matters of Ummah. As we all know world is changing politically and culturally also. The relation of different countries with each other is also changing. The enemy countries are becoming partners and the partners turning into enemies. This is all because of the game of profit.
How irresponsibly and immaturely a so called motivated youth is behaving nowadays. Intentionally or unintentionally helping their enemies even though he don’t want to do so. Ideogically he is that much polluted and dominated by revolutionary ideologies, dominated by unIslamic Ideologies he himself first needed to be safeguarded from the Swamp. Big trouble is not he is effected by such kind of ideologies but the even worse trouble is that he is thinking of doing this for Islam, thinking that I am exposing the problems of Ummah to the Muslim community but undoubtedly he is doing nothing but worsening the situation and creating even more chaos among Muslims. Further more when they are advised to remain silent, your interference are creating much more disturbance among Muslim community they will reply you we are Just trying to reform the Muslim society, we are well wishers of Islam, we are exposing the matters to the people but you need to understand every well wisher is not your friend.
The so called motivated youth are becoming the easy prey drastically for our enemies, using them easily when ever they needed and wherever they need. They have become a powerful weapon (youth) which seems to be ours and on which we are dependent but for us they are only to show off, receiving commands from our enemies. Their ideologies are that much polluted they intentionally or unintentionally worsening the condition of Muslims. When we tell them be silent, mute yourself, follow the Scholars, take advices of Scholars whom knows the good and bad for Muslim Ummah, they have sound knowledge of Islam, they can tell the Prophetic way of dealing with every problem but our motivated youth neither remains silent nor pay any attention towards the advices of Scholars and some will reply by saying that they are Scholars of Dollars, they only know matters of Fiqh like mensuration, abolition etc etc while Ummah is suffering, our countries are destroying by enemies of Islam. No doubt Ummah is suffering but reason has clearly mentioned in Quran, Allah Says:
“And whatever calamity befalls you, it is due to your own doings and Allah forgives many of your shortcomings.” (Qur’an 42:30)
Further, Allah the Almighty says:
“Corruption has spread on water and land due to the doings of mankind in order that Allah make them taste the penalty of some of their doings. Perhaps they may retract (from their disobedience).” (Qur’an 30:41)
Further, Allah the Almighty says:
“Why would Allah punish you if you were grateful and believed. And Allah is Most Appreciative, All Knowing.” (Qur’an 4:147)
We understood now if we are weak and are suffering is due to our own actions. This is what we need to accept first. When we accept then we can work for it and we can fix it but our so called motivated youth they don’t believe on this. They believe on what they understand by their revolutionary and flawed minds. By correcting the top of building they keep destroying the foundation resulted even more destruction only. By focusing on International matters & political matters they forget about Aqeedah, Manhaj, Halal & Haram etc. By focusing on Ummah they forget correcting their own homes, family, children’s.
When we leave the path of Prophet and the path of Sahaba resulted more humiliation. Not a single action is valid until and unless is not as per the Quran & Sunnah. There is not a single matter which the prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم has not discussed even those kind of matters are also explained by prophet which we even feel shy to read. If we believe all is explained and shown by our beloved prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم then why we forget the matter of Dawah. The so called motivated youth who believes I follow Islam I am not rigid I have vast thinking and solved mind. Why he don’t follow the Prophetic way of giving Dawah of Islam. Why they don’t follow the Prophetic way of explaining issues to audience. Why they don’t follo the manhaj (way) of Salaf Saliheen. One of the salaf has said: “Every good is in the following of the Salaf”.
The so called motivated youth if your intention is good and wanting to do something for Islam then you need to understand just like we have proper guidelines to perform Prayer same we have certain important guidelines to give dawah and discussing matters of Ummah. Either you should learn Islam first or you need to remain silent because silence is better for you.
As the Almighty Allah says:
“Do not pursue that of which you have no knowledge.” (Surat al-Isra, Ayat 36)
At last, if you really want to correct this Ummah then correct yourselves first. It’s only possible when you know what is good and what is bad and it’s only possible to know when you have sound knowledge and you can get sound knowledge only from the Scholars of this Ummah. So, if you want to correct this Ummah then you must have knowledge otherwise silence is good for you.
Hopefully my Little work will benefit Anyone.
Errors are expected, whatever there is present which doesn’t agree with Quran and Sunnah should be thrown away with acceptance of Quran and Sunnah. Whatever good you get from this is from Allah and whatever bad you get from this is from author and Satan.
Courtesy: Zeeshan Rashid Bhat ©️
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