Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam in Life | Al-Risala November 1987
One day, in Delhi, I was going down the stairs of the mosque after my morning prayers when someone, also on his way out, asked me, “Didn’t you see that the man praying with his sleeves rolled up above his elbows?” Without waiting for me to reply, he added, “Keeping God and the Devil happy at one fell swoop! God save us from such worshippers.” As he spoke, his tone and manner exuded hatred and scorn.
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Islam in Life | Al-Risala July, 1987
In the year 9 A.H., the Prophet of Islam led an expedition to Tabuk. Some Muslims had valid excuses precluding their participation in this expedition. With regard to them, this verse of the Quran was revealed: