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 The Revival of Islam
There are many people in this world who would like to see the revival of Islam reduced to a program, rather than have it develop into a full-fledged movement springing naturally from a vital and personal sense of mission. But human life is just too vast - and complex - to be confined within such narrow limits. It is indeed unfortunate that they feel they cannot understand what has to be done unless they have a definite plan outlined for them by someone else, for this, ultimately, means substituting the bare bones of a program for a real flesh-and-blood movement. It also means underestimating the potential magnitude of any such movement. The truth is that if individuals must have a program, they themselves must actively become its makers, as opposed to being passive recipients.. They themselves must breathe life into it. This is the true function of Islamic d`awah: to arouse the minds of individuals, and to inspire them to become the program-makers. We must remember that all that the Prophet Muhammad, upon whom be peace, did was to call the people of Mecca to worship on God. He did not give the people a "program" as it is understood in modern times. Yet, whoever was influenced by that D`awah call, was able to fabricate the whole "program" for himself. After imbibing the concept of monotheism from the Prophet, he would himself discover all the forms of practical action required. It is especially noteworthy that although those Muslim who left Mecca for Abyssinia were given no actual "program", they were so successful in representing Islam in Abyssinia that, from there, the Islamic call became international in its scope. Those Muslims who left Mecca for Medina before the Prophet`s emigration were likewise able to launch the Islamic d`awah movement so effectively - with nothing other than the verses of the Quran to support them - that Medina eventually became the greatest focal point for Islam. Religion as a conscious option, as opposed to an inherited tradition. The spreading of religion is the greatest revolutionary undertaking. It brings into existence such people as are in themselves a complete program. Such a mission makes its impact on a man`s whole existence. It stimulates his nature in such a way that a whole fountain of divine wisdom springs up within him. Once the Prophet had awakened this divine wisdom in his companions, they had no need of anything else in this world. Its effect is such as to make people hold God by the hand, walk with God`s feet, hear with God`s ears, see with God`s eyes. In the words of the Hadith, they became limitless, profound human beings, unsurpassed in wisdom. Such men become substitute for everything else. No matter how difficult a problem they can always be relied upon to produce the best solution. Whatever the occasion, they can decide upon the most propitious course of action. One should rightly tremble before the insight of a believer, for it is through God`s eyes that he sees. God has indeed imbued human nature with everything that man needs in life. But it is only when man responds to the call of Islam that God`s bounties stand revealed. Before that, they remain concealed behind an impenetrable veil, causing man to be a prey to mental and moral stagnation, prejudice and thoughtlessness. But once Islam removes these imperfections from man`s psyche, human nature is at once illumined by that divine light which radiates upon the heavens and the earth. After that man sees everything as it actually is. And for one who can see things as they are, the problem of having no "program" is as easily solved as taking an elevator - and not a staircase - to the top of a very tall building. The following incident is an apt illustration of this point. An Indian woman living in Tripoli with her husband once found herself in a terrible predicament. One night her husband told her that he had a severe pain in the stomach and obviously needed a doctor. Now, in Tripoli, there is no arrangement for a house telephone by means of which a doctor can be directly summoned from the house or the hospital. Even if there had been, the wife knew no Arabic, and being a simple housewife, had no contact with anyone outside her own home. But the sight of her own dear husband writhing in agony was enough to make her overcome all her drawbacks. Out she went into the night, ignorant of the streets, and with no idea even of the names or addresses of any of the local doctors. Her determination to save her husband drove her on and despite her unfamiliarity with the local language and topography, she eventually found herself on the doorstep of a Pakistani doctor to whom she could speak in Urdu. To her great relief, he promptly agreed to come and see her husband. On examining him, he found that it was