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Surah al Kahf: A Weekly Reminder to Hang On with the Community

 

While reading Surah al Kahf – ‘Cave’ for ‘Kahf’ – last Friday I experienced a flashback.

One of the greatest statements of Umar ibn al Khattab struck my mind:

لَا إِسْلَامَ إِلَّا بِجَمَاعَةٍ ، وَلَا جَمَاعَةَ إِلَّا بِإِمَارَةٍ ، وَلَا إِمَارَةَ إِلَّا بِطَاعَةٍ

“No Islam without Community, No Community without Leadership, No leadership without Obedience.”

Those who consciously stay in this Cave do not stray. Alhamdulillaah. Yes! Our temporary visit to this Cave every Friday equips us with the staying power for the rest of our life! Continue reading

October 1, 2015 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments