The Muslim Ummah across the globe is busy in celebration of the birth of our Master and Beloved Muhammad ibn Abdullah (saw). It is a month in which the Muslim Ummah globally is filled with happiness and energy. Every member of this noble Ummah is ever concerned by this auspicious event that is a strong foundation of its awakening. Since (saw) was the last Prophet to be sent to the world.
رَّسُولَ ٱللَّهِ وَخَاتَمَ ٱلنَّبِيِّـۧنَۗ
“(Muhammad) is the messenger of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets.” [Al-Ahzaab: 40]
And his message was to all humankind in the world contrary to the previous prophets:
وَمَآ أَرۡسَلۡنَـٰكَ إِلَّا رَحۡمَةً۬ لِّلۡعَـٰلَمِينَ
“And We have not sent you (Muhammad), except as a mercy to the worlds.” [Al-Anbiyaa: 107]
And indeed his coming is Light that shines on the world and the book he was given unravels between Justice and Invalid:
قَدۡ جَآءَڪُم مِّنَ ٱللَّهِ نُورٌ۬ وَڪِتَـٰبٌ۬ مُّبِينٌ۬
“There has come to you from Allah a light (Muhammad) and a clear Book (Qur’an).” [Al-Maaida: 15]
Unfortunately, this Month is with us; but as Muslims, we are in a deplorable situation that has engulfed us from every corner. This situation is as a result of this noble Muslim Ummah distancing herself from the teachings of the Light (Muhammad) and the Book (Qur’an). Instead, it has surrendered and being ruled by the invalid secular capitalist ideology that is from the western colonial states. These western states are the ones that spread the venom via their secular (ilmaniyah) creed (separating religion from life). This creed is the root-cause that led some of the members of this noble Muslim Ummah to be infatuated by it and caused them to work in partnership with western leaders in Stabbing a Dagger on the Mother of all Obligations in Islam –the Khilafah. Then they destroyed and divided it in pieces and given out as spoils to the fools led by their highest Mustafa Kamal who was given Turkey which was the headquarter of the Khilafah before its destruction. Then followed by Sharrif Hussein and his sons who were given Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Jordan etc.
The destruction of the Islamic State of Khilafah is the root-cause of the atrocities on this noble Ummah who in terms of statistics is approaching 2 billion! Despite Muslims’ lands having crucial resources that are imperative to the running of the global economy for instance oil, gas, minerals etc.; still its members are languishing in abject poverty from Yemen, Somalia, Iraq etc. Its armies if were to be combined under One state then it will be the largest army globally with huge arsenals! If we take the resources, its armies and all the Muslims in the world under One State of Khilafah reestablished on the method of the Prophethood led by a virtuous Khalifah who rules by the Qur’an and Sunnah; no one will ever dare joke with Muslims and shed their blood as we witnessed today in Palestine, Somalia, China, Afghanistan, Kashmir, Syria etc. Indeed like the way the Prophet (saw) dealt with the tribe of Banu Qaynuqa who mistreated one Muslim woman and the entire tribe was chased out. In addition, the tribe of Banu Qurayza, which betrayed the Muslims and all their mature men, were killed! And other numerous examples under the virtuous Khulafaa from Abu Bakar (ra) to the last Khalifah Abdulhamid II; no one dared to point fingers to Muslims and their Islam.
However, today Islam does not rule and so there is no Muslims’ shield to unite them under the command of one leader. Contrary everyone is left to their nationalistic border as drawn by the western colonialists and sunk in patriotic emotions to an extent that a Muslim who is in Tanzania/Pakistan/Libya/Syria views that from Kenya/CAR/Afghanistan/Palestine as a stranger and who does not concern him/her; and his/her problems are his/hers! While this Ummah is One Ummah like One Body:
“The believers in their mutual kindness, compassion and sympathy are just like one body. When one of the limbs suffers, the whole body responds to it with wakefulness and fever.”
[Bukhari and Muslim]
Therefore, we have no choice but to respond to the Call to Resume the Islamic Way of Life via the reestablishment of the Islamic State of Khilafah on the method of the Prophethood. Indeed, by working on this will lead a human being to realize the taste of life and tranquility of soul. It is through the reestablishment of the Khilafah that will ensure removal of atrocities and mistreatments that Muslims and non-Muslims pass through on the corrupt hands and policies of western colonialists emanating from their secular capitalist ideology and its destructive systems including that of democracy etc.
يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ ٱسۡتَجِيبُواْ لِلَّهِ وَلِلرَّسُولِ إِذَا دَعَاكُمۡ لِمَا يُحۡيِيڪُمۡۖ
“O you who have believed, respond to Allah and to the Messenger when he calls you to that which gives you life.” [Al-Anfaal: 24]
It is our duty as Muslims especially the leaders in the Ummah to take advantage of this season and inform the Muslims of them being orphans and the Obligation to Return the Khilafah in order to remove their state of being orphans! As for those with power amongst the armies of Sincere Muslim sons in Muslim countries like Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan etc. they should respond to this call and give Nusrah and expect Paradise for their recompense as it was promised to the Khaws and Khazraj (Ansar), and indeed their response will go in history like that of Sa’d ibn Mu’adh (ra) due to the huge role he played in giving Nusrah to Islam and Muslims and therefore:
“The Throne shook at the death of Sa‘d ibn Mu‘adh.” [Bukhari and Muslim]
In conclusion, everyone who is celebrating the birth of the Prophet (saw); should ask himself/herself “Is the Qur’an and Sunnah an ideology/guide to our lives in general (politically, socially, economically and educationally etc.)?” In addition, he/she must be truth in answering and be aware that he/she will be asked on the Day of Judgement before Allah “What role did you play when the Qur’an and Sunnah were NOT an ideology/guide in life in general?” The time is now to join and work with those who are steadfast in carrying the highest of all Kheri (good) and that is Calling for the Return of the Khilafah on the Method of Prophethood. A team that do not lie to someone or distort a verse to realize interests or for fearing those who threaten! However, as days pass they are nearing the harbor by the blessings of Allah because it is only Him who gives victory to whoever He Wishes.
Ali Nassoro Ali
Member of the Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir in Kenya