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In view of the superiority of the kuffaar’s technology and sophistication in every sphere of mundane life, the misguided doctors of the Ummah have concluded that the tyranny and oppression of the kuffaar (the U.S.A., Britain, Israel, and the West in general) are the cause of the misery of the Muslim community world- wide.
Those who attribute the disgrace and misery of today’s Ummah to the kuffaar are unable to understand that the kuffaar domination over the Ummah and their oppression of Muslims are the symptoms, not the causes of our malady.
The message is stated explicitly that on account of the then Muslim Ummah’s transgression Allah Ta’als sent His punishment on the Muslims in the form of kuffaar armies which overran Palestine, brutalized its people, penetrated and defiled Musjidul Aqssa, and flattered everything in an orgy of anarchy and seemingly senseless violence.
www28.brinkster.com /mushrf/072904/ummah.htm   (2684 words)

However, Ummah was pretty much ignoring the heat: he was adjusting the telescopic sight on his rifle as he tracked his attuned through the crowd.
Ummah couldn't hear the soft sound of the corpse hitting the gravel from where he crouched, but he didn't have to.
Ummah, for his part, could care less: his Prince only cares about whether this particular Djinn can (and will), upon command, put a bullet into someone's brain from 400 yards away.
www.stormloader.com /users/moelane/innomine/servitors/Ummah.htm   (790 words)

 Article: Our Special Ummah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Vested with the mission of ensuring that justice prevails, the Ummah cannot be either unjust or indifferent to injustice, within or outside its fold.
This role model is primarily based on the preeminence, excellence, and superiority of the Ummah over others in terms of its faith, morality, virtue, and sacrifice, spirit of love and justice, and capable leadership.
But to do so, internally within the Muslim Ummah and externally for mankind as a whole, necessitates, based on Islamic values and principles and under the institutional framework of a state, legitimate political and moral authority to provide the requisite means and support for this noble duty.
www.globalwebpost.com /farooqm/writings/islamic/special-ummah.html   (920 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Panorama | British Muslims and the Ummah
Firstly, the term 'Ummah' (or 'Nation')refers to a people sharing the same belief in their Lord and that which is contained in Revelation (Quran and the Prophetic tradition).
The Ummah is no different to the concept of the Jewish Diaspora, or indeed the alliances between the white English Speaking nations.
In the Indian sub-continent itself the concept of the global Ummah was used to argue against the division of India by Muslim scholars and activists of the time.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/panorama/4171328.stm   (7150 words)

The term is used to describe both individual communities, both great and small, of faithful Muslims and to refer to the world-wide community of believers—in the latter sense of the term it is synonymous with dar al-Islam, or "The House of Islam," which refers to the world Islamic community.
   In Islamic social theory, the ummah is formed from the threefold consensus of its members: consensus of the mind, consensus of the heart, and consensus of arms.
The ummah is formed from the consensus of minds in that all the members of the society share the same view of reality.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/GLOSSARY/UMMAH.HTM   (416 words)

 Jonathan Raban: The greatest gulf | Review | Guardian Unlimited Books
On the website of Khilafah.com, a London-based magazine, Yusuf Patel writes: "The Islamic Ummah is manifesting her deep feeling for a part of her body, which is in the process of being severed." It would be a great mistake to read this as mere metaphor or rhetorical flourish.
Ummah is sometimes defined as the community, sometimes the nation, sometimes the body of Muslim believers around the globe, and it has a physical reality, without parallel in any other religion, that is nowhere better expressed than in the five daily times of prayer.
The Ummah, a body literally made up of bodies, has a corporeal substance that is in dramatic contrast to the airy, arbitrary, dissolving and reconstituting nations of Arabia.
books.guardian.co.uk /review/story/0,12084,938983,00.html   (3473 words)

 iViews.com - Analogy of Zidane and the Muslim Ummah
iViews.com - Analogy of Zidane and the Muslim Ummah
At the same time, I felt that out of respect to his own self and his legacy, and to the millions of people who regard him in high esteem, he should have shown restraint, no matter how ugly the remarks were.
For me Zidane was the Muslim Ummah, with past glory and achievement crowning his forehead, leading his people to victory, achievement and a respectable place among nations.
www.iviews.com /Articles/articles.asp?ref=IV0607-3039   (1422 words)

 Ummah Wasat: So That The Meaning Is Not Lost In Translation
Ummah Wasat is this specific criterion; it is this honorable Qur'anic description; and it is this important Qur'anic word.
Being an Ummah Wasat is also affirmed in the third part of the Ayah "…and the Messenger (be) a witness over you", which includes the present, the past and the future of the Ummah.
Therefore, it is a duty upon all groups within the Ummah, their scholars, and their schools of thought, to restrict their definition of the word "Wasat" to "justice" alone, as was defined by the Messenger of Allah, sallAllahu 'alayhi wasallam, and defined by the great scholars of old.
www.hizb-ut-tahrir.info /english/articles/2005/july0405.htm   (1476 words)

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"Ummah" is a common Arabic word meaning "people group", or "nation." The term takes on a religious connotations in the Qur'an where God is said to have sent to each ummah its own messenger.
Jews are an ummah based on the Torah which God gave to Moses, Christians an ummah based on the Injil (gospel) which God gave to Jesus, and Muslims an ummah based on the Qur'an, which God "sent down" to Muhammad.
To the Muslim way of thinking, the only ummah that counts is the Ummah Islamiyyah, the Islamic Community, an entity that theoretically comprises all Muslims throughout the world, whatever their national origin.
www.cbn.com /spiritualLife/OnlineDiscipleship/UnderstandingIslam/What_is_the_Muslim_understanding_of_Ummah.aspx   (508 words)

 The Responsibility of the Ummah
The Ummah has to become that agency, that instrument, by means of which the message of the Quran reaches all of humanity.
In this regard, the Ummah, and especially the scholars of the Ummah, have to strive to the utmost to prove that they are completely and absolutely intent on conveying the divine message to the people for their guidance.
Since this great obligation devolves upon the Ummah of the last Prophet, the status of this ummah is thus raised; the greater the responsibility, the greater the reward.
www.alrisala.org /Articles/mailing_list/responsibility_of_the_ummah.htm   (680 words)

 Muslim Ummah Issues - Vital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
This sad and despicable state of the Muslim Ummah was a result of their weak understanding of Islam generally, and specifically, due to their lack of awareness of these vital issues and their lack of comprehension of the position that was obligatory on them to take towards them.
The protector of this Ummah and the one who used to look after their interests and manage their affairs was a single Khalifa to whom the whole Ummah gave their absolute loyalty, even in the countries in those days that had fallen under colonialism such as India, Algeria and Egypt.
The Ummah was seized militarily and the abolition of the Khilafah and Islam as a way of life was imposed in the Peace conference.
www.haroonsaadiq.com /reform/vital.htm   (5214 words)

 Ummah of Tawheed Between the Past and Present (2)
We mentioned that what makes this obligation so specific to this Ummah is that it is the Ummah of the last messenger, the seal of all prophets, sent for all humanity, with him the Deen has been perfected, and after whom there is no prophet.
This is because Allah (S.W.T.) was preparing with this description the Ummah that is to be a witness for all mankind.
The foundation of Da’wa, the foundation of having the Muslim Ummah to be a witness for mankind and the foundation of Jihad is the same foundation of Islam.
www.islam1.org /khutub/Ummah_of_Tawheed_2.htm   (2585 words)

 'JI leader deliberates upon political situation facing the Muslim Ummah' - JI MEDIA NEWS
The OIC Charter correctly identifies that "their common beliefs constitute a strong factor for rapprochement and solidarity among Islamic people" and that the preservation of "Islamic spiritual, ethical, social and economic values" is the only path to progress for mankind.
Today it is this very Islamic identity of the Ummah and of the Muslim States that is at stake.
It is the Muslim countries and their collective voice that would protect vital interest of the Muslim Ummah including those of the Muslim communities in non-Muslim countries.
www.jamaat.org /news/2005/sep/09/1001.html   (1099 words)

 IslamicAwakening.Com: A Statement To The Ummah Concerning the Recent Events(11/09) - Part 1
The civilization of this Islamic Ummah is one of justice, mercy and forbearance.
Such people may think that Allah's way with it [the Ummah] is like His way with the others whereas its history records times of invasion and retreat, rise and fall, differences and unification, but one unchanging feature in all circumstances has always been the good outcome for it.
Everything that befalls on this Ummah in the form of weakness, humiliation, defeat or poverty, is due to its sins and is brought upon by itself.
www.as-sahwah.com /viewarticle.php?articleID=720   (2176 words)

 OneUmmah Foundation || A Mission of Caring || http://www.oneummah.com
One Ummah Foundation is committed to a peaceful world, enabled by educated individuals with the skills and abilities to be constructive, creative, collaborative and productive members of their communities.
One Ummah Foundation is committed to providing schools that enable students to take advantage of the increasing set of choices that present themselves at the local level in our developing world.
One Ummah Foundation is committed to developing opportunities for every child, regardless of their race, religion, or sex.
www.oneummah.com /news/news.htm?NID=533308   (882 words)

 Ummah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
'''Ummah''' (&1571;&1605;&1577;) is an Arabic and Islamic word that means "community" or nation.
It is correctly used to mean the nation of the believers (''Ummah Al-Muhmini'') in Islam, thus the whole muslim world.
When they talk of unifying the "Islamic Ummah" they would include these non-muslims, as citizens of the Islamic Ummah, living peacfully with their own respective religions, paying more tax (called Jizya) than muslims, being loyal citizens of the khilafah state.
ummah.iqnaut.net   (239 words)

 Ummah-Shepherds of Mankind
It is their foremost religious duty to keep humanity on the Straight Path, to remove imperfections from human society, to defend the weak and to establish justice and peace on this Doonya.
The Ummah of Nabee Muhammad Sallallahoo Alayhi Wasallam certainly possesses a spark which, if and when it is ignited, will burn down the entire super structure of Ignorance.
The entire spiritual inheritance of the Muslim Ummah is preserved in its pristine purity.
members.tripod.com /maseeh1/advices7/id21.htm   (1455 words)

 What is it that the Ummah of Islam really needs? -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Ummah needs not just one person to lead but all of us to lead by setting good examples and where we are having challenges sort into groups sorted out, and learn better ways and skills in meeting our challenges with respect and dignity for everyone.
The Ummah needs people also to have patience as the Ummah is struggling to meet the billions of lives in their realms and find the technology, education, counseling and consultation personnel and agencies to meet the overwhelming needs of the populations.
The Ummah needs you to pass judgment on your life and if you are having challenges that are difficult to deal with turn to Community Infra structures and agencies that can help meet the demands of dealing with these challenges and provide you with the training, education, counseling you need.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=11222   (1153 words)

 | Victory News Magazine | The Best Ummah |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Instead the religion (Deen) continued to spread beyond the western coast of Spain and beyond the eastern coast of China until there was not a nation in the world in which the call to prayer could not be heard, even if it was only from within the walls of a mosque.
Allah has given the Ummah a plethora of talented individuals who, over the years have served the interests of humanity and have literally changed the world for the good of all creatures.
That you might be witnesses over the nations, and the Messenger a witness over yourselves; and We appointed the Qibla to which you were used, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (from the Faith).
www.victorynewsmagazine.com /VictoryNewsMagazine/TheBestUmmah.htm   (1348 words)

 Imam Khomeini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Their standard answer is 'we are already doing that' or 'we have already done it.' In all cases almost invariably they have neither done it nor do they have any intention of doing it.
Anything that divides the Ummah or is an obstacle to unity could not be desirable in Islam.
He found and defined the common ground on which the Ummah could stand, specially in the global struggle with the powers and agents of kufr.
www.muslimedia.com /archives/features98/khomeini.htm   (1106 words)

 The Ummah Dilemma
If the entire Ummah had united in the past and declared, "Israel, you are not legitimate and we refuse to allow your existence to destroy our brothers and sisters," the Zionists the world over would have cried for mercy and instead asked for permission to come into Palestine.
And, the Ummah, in its mercy, may have permitted some of them to come because of the terrible persecution that so many of their number had suffered in Europe....
The Ummah has indeed a great many struggles to fight, and force may be the way in some of them.
www.themodernreligion.com /basic/charac/muslim_ummahdilemma.htm   (765 words)

 Community or Ummah | What Christians Should Know | www.30-days.net
The ultimate corporate expression of Muslim community is called “Ummah”, an Arabic word meaning “nation, people, generation, or community”.
However, Muslims are often aware of their worldwide lack of unity and infighting, leading some to be disappointed and disillusioned with the Ummah.
For Muslims, the reality of the Ummah is especially experienced during the Muslim pilgrimage or Hajj to Mecca.
www.30-days.net /islam/ummah.htm   (477 words)

 Ummah of Tawheed Between the Past and Present (1)
It is very clear from the previous two verses that describe this Ummah and define its mission that there is a special obligation that this Ummah has been ordered to carry out, not for itself but for all mankind.
As to the obligation that is specific to this Ummah to which the last messenger had been sent, its wisdom is with Allah (S.W.T.).
This Ummah carries this message after the prophet (S.A.W.) until the last day because there is no prophet after the messenger and no message after his message.
www.islam1.org /khutub/Ummah_of_Tawheed_1.htm   (1755 words)

 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
The responsibility of the Ummah's leadership at the present time is to explain to parents and teachers the meaning of psychological development, its importance to the Ummah, and the elements required in bringing it about.
It is the responsibility of the Ummah's thinkers and scholars to concentrate their energies on reform of the Ummah's thought, on clarifying its vision, and on presenting these to the Ummah in such a way that its institutions may derive benefit from them.
It is the responsibility of the Ummah's thinkers and scholars to study the historical development of the Ummah in order to determine what influenced the course that it took, and where it went astray.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/humanrelations/crisis_in_the_muslim_mind/ch6.html   (4540 words)

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