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The earliest Sufi woman: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com When Gabriel (the angel of revelation) brought down the first revelation to the Prophet, he began trembling with great fright and worries. Mysticism in Islam emanated from a cave in Mecca — Hira, popularly known as Ghar-e-Hira — in which the first Sufi mystic, Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) chose to seclude. He meditated, reflected and contemplated on the secrets of …

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What to talk of the UN Kashmir report? Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Tribune

WordForPeace.com Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi INDIAN Army Chief Bipin Rawat has broken his silence on the recent UN report cataloguing alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. “I don’t think we need to speak on the United Nations report on Kashmir,” he said.That the Army Chief has taken cognisance of the UN report on Kashmir following the vehement rejection of …

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Hazrat Ali r.a— Shade of the sage | By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com Hazrat Ali, the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), is recalled today for his spiritual intellect, scholarly pursuits and humanitarian wisdom. He was honoured by the Prophet, who is believed to be the “Madina-tul-ilm” (city of knowledge), with an epithet of “Bab-ul-ilm” (gate of knowledge). He was also elected as the Muslim caliph or Amir al-Mu’minin (chief of …

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Ijtihad (Rethinking), ‘i’smah’ (Infallibility) And ‘khata e ijitihadi’ (Intellectual Error) Part 1 by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Dr. Aleem Ashraf Jaisi, eminent Indian scholar of classical Islamic studies rightly opines in one his recent Arabic writings that our problem lies in two things: First is that we discuss our doctrinal [Aqaidi], philosophical and rhetorical [Kalami] issues relying on the books of jurisprudence, sermons [Khutbas] and books of al-Fadail [virtues]. Secondly, we believe …

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Badr anniversary in Ramadan is a Reminder of Marhamah (Forgiveness), Not Malhamah (War): Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi As a matter of fact, the entire life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) are based on universal harmonious values of mercy, compassion, forgiveness and general amnesty. This reality was clearly evidenced at the conquest of Makkah (Fath-e-Makkah) when the Prophet (pbhu) granted general amnesty for even his avowed and intense enemies, the pagans …

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Divine Essence of Zikr: Peace within the soul-by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Zikr is practised as a panacea for the spiritual ills. It is the most effective means to achieve peace and solace within the soul. To reach the higher culmination of this blissful experience, one needs the divine knowledge of Zikir, which is acquired by dint of hard work, rigorous spiritual training, contemplation and reflection. Primarily, …

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Jan-e-Janan: Soul of the souls: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForPeace.com The pet poetic topic for the Sufi mystics that they contemplate and talk about is: Love. They speak so well of being in love. But in their view, love has two distinct forms.  One is merely worldly, material and external form of love and the other is eternal, spiritual and the divine. But even the former …

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Busting claims of false martyrdom: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in The Daily Pioneer

WordForPeace.com The Government’s declaration of a ceasefire is historic. The onus for any act(s) of violence now is on Pakistani troops and militants, writes Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Every year, Kashmir wishes to celebrate Ramzan with serenity and devotion. The beautiful recital of azaans and duas creates a divine atmosphere in the Valley and one gets the vibes of the age-old …

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Menstruation doesn’t make a woman inferior to man in worship: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Deccan Chronicle

Reproduced by WordForPeace.com In Islam, there is no ‘spiritual impurity’ for mensturating women- Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Islamic scholar In Islam, menstruation is not regarded as something that makes a woman inferior to man. Many misunderstandings occur because of misogynist patriarchal interpretations of Islam that go against its egalitarian spirit. According to Islamic jurisprudence, menstruation is categorised as a state of …

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