Nation adopts new technology to serve Black Nation, worldBy Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Last updated: Apr 4, 2011 - 12:40:11 AM
(FinalCall.com) - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has introduced Black America and the world to modern equipment, which will help in the salvation and liberation of Black people in America and others who are poor, downtrodden and oppressed.
“The auditor is something like a therapist - not a therapist because therapists talk. Auditors listen and when they listen and not talk, they help you to come up with that which would relieve you of your own pain by bringing you back to it, causing you to face it, confront it, handle it, that you may be freed from it,” Min. Farrakhan said.
Min. Farrakhan said that through the discovery of Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health by L. Ron Hubbard, an author, scientist, religious leader and humanitarian, Scientologists could help his followers better understand and utilize the wisdom they have been given by their Saviour, Master Fard Muhammad. A sincere study of the technology would also make Jesus more real in the lives of Christians, Min. Farrakhan said.
Min. Farrakhan added, “I hate spiritual cowards who don't want to look at things and who feel that because I have something great I can't improve what I have by finding something that will make me a better representative of what I represent,” Min. Farrakhan said.
On Feb. 25 during the Saviours' Day 2011 weekend, nearly 500 Muslims graduated as Certified Hubbard Dianetics Auditors, bringing the total number to 659—a number which has increased since the close of the Nation of Islam annual convention. Last August, 155 Muslims participated in the NOI's first auditors' graduation ever.
Min. Farrakhan spoke briefly and shook the hand of every graduate.
“My wins have been coming into the knowledge and understanding of my own personal demons and devils, to be able to cast them out, and to rightly see myself. I regained my faith, which was slipping,” he said.
Reverend Alfreddie Johnson, of the True Faith Christian Church and founder of the World Literacy Crusade, is helping Min. Farrakhan to deliver the technology of Scientology to the Nation.
“The beautiful thing is when we get this technology, Black folks are going to get it period. It will really relieve us of some of the insanity that plagues our minds and I'm convinced it will help Black people and Whites the world over who need to be healed ... The Nation of believers are rare and they are pivotal in my opinion to salvaging our people and this planet,” Rev. Johnson said.
A journey and struggle
It takes anywhere between three to six months to become a professional auditor. The course consists of a rigorous study of the book, Dianetics, essays, and training, which includes step-by-step drills.
According to A'ishah Muhammad, Student National Coordinator for the Nation of Islam's National Auditing Department, an elderly couple could not afford to pay for a hotel near the closest Scientology Organization to study so they moved their trailer home onto the grounds until the husband finished his course.
Believers traveled long hours, sometimes four-to-six hours one way, through inclement weather. Many traveled on buses and trains from Philadelphia to New York. They found a way to honor their word and finish the course.
Personal sacrifices, personal gains
Several months ago A'ishah Muhammad and others handpicked by Min. Farrakhan to learn the technology spent six weeks in L.A. She was back home in Chicago for two weeks, and then supported her husband Student Minister Amin Muhammad's study in L.A. for six more weeks.
“We all want money to be able to do stuff but when you want to help people and you don't know how and then you realize that you've been given a gift that you can lift the burden of pain that would allow people to be better Believers, better men, women, I don't know how you could put a price tag on that and it was given to us by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan,” her husband Amin Muhammad said.
Renee Muhammad of Muhammad Mosque No. 45 in Houston, Texas lost her husband a little over one year ago. She has two children, ages 10 and 11. In helping her children through grief and moving through their daily lives, she had taken little time to deal with her own pain, except through group counseling.
After several days of auditing by Valerie Muhammad, student Southwest Region MGT-GCC captain, she said the emotional pull of her husband's death was gone. Something was different, she said.
“I was in a different place, a better place, and I really felt bad for the other women in my group who didn't have the benefit of what I'd gone through,” Renee Muhammad said. Adding, her healing made the near four-hour drives to Dallas, starting at 4 a.m. and ending at 8 p.m. on Sundays worth it.
“I know this will be able to help our people just because of what it's done for me. Our people don't seek out therapy as a way to solve problems but this is not like traditional therapy. I think it's an approach that they would be receptive to because they're not put under a trance. It's very calm. No one is being judgmental. It's self-help,” Renee Muhammad said.
“It is not proven by articulation, by theory, nor celebrity endorsement. It proves true because it actually works and any Believer that is sincere in his desire to be a saviour is always looking for whatever tool that will help them to achieve their objective better,” said Student Minister Nuri Muhammad of Mosque No. 74 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was among the pilot group of student laborers that traveled to L.A. to learn the technology.
Larry Muhammad of Mosque No. 27 in Los Angeles said his obedience to Min. Farrakhan has helped him to become a better reader and now he enjoys learning.
“My first thought was would I be able to do it,” he said. He didn't have a lot of time to study because he assisted his wife, Western Region Student MGT-GCC Captain Aminah Muhammad, host the litany of laborers that traveled to the Celebrity Centre in California for their training.
“I only had an hour or two every other day to spare. I wasn't a real great reader because I never finished high school. I didn't really study and I didn't really learn or read well but I started studying, looking up words that I didn't understand .... understanding the sentences that I was using, then the paragraphs, and I started enjoying what I was doing,” Larry Muhammad said.
Aminah Muhammad said after long days serving others, her husband would stay up until 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. studying. “I stayed with it and stayed with it. People helped me a lot and had a lot of patience with me. It made me a better person with my family, my wife, in dealing with problems and not being irrational about things but being rational and thinking things through and being a better person,” Larry Muhammad said.
Despite the three-hour drive to her nearest study center, Donna Muhammad of Mosque No. 55 in Memphis scrambled for childcare and hit the road. “There were times I had to go on my own and I drove there in the morning. I would leave at about 5:45 a.m. and get back by about 11:30 that night. I had to do that about four times but all the other times I traveled with our group of nine but I thought our journey was hard until I met believers who had to travel six hours to Dallas (Texas) to study,” she said.