Comparative Religions & Civilizations

مغربی دانشوروں کی اسلامی تحقیقات – Rethinking Ibn Arabi

WordForPeace.com منظر الاسلام ازہری مغربی دنیا بالخصوص امریکا میں اسلام کو پڑھنے اور علمائے اسلام پر تحقیقات کا رواج قدیم ہے،پہلے اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے اکثر مستشرقین ہوا کرتے تھے ، جن کا مقصد تحقیق کم اور تنقید زیادہ ہوتی تھی۔ اکیسویں صدی میں یہ رجحان کم ہوگیاہے ، اب اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے محققین کی …

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Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League declared terrorist outfit ahead of general elections in Pakistan

WordForPeace.com Washington: In a major move ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, the US on Friday designated Milli Muslim League (MML), the political front of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa(JuD), as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO). In a simultaneous move, seven members of MML central leadership body have been designated as foreign terrorist. The US also added Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) to the …

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(Pakistan) Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha

WordForPeace.com Mingora: The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatised Pakistani valley. The holy figure, depicted in a lotus position at the base of a granite cliff in northern Pakistan, was severely damaged by Islamist insurgents …

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Indian secularism does not prevent Muslims from their religious obligations

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi A self-confessed Secular fundamentalist Mani Shankar Aiyar writes, “First, Indian secularism cannot be anti-religious or irreligious, for the bulk of our people are deeply religious. Unlike in Christendom, where the word originated, secularism in India is not about pitting the state against the religious authority but about keeping matters of faith in the personal realm …

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JNU will not start Islamic terrorism Course

WordForPeace.com The registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Jamiat Ulam-i-Hind refutes any such plan New Delhi, July 5, 2018:- Mr. Paramod Kumar, registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Maulana Mahmod Madani, General Secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has clarified that there is no plan for starting courses on Islamic terrorism in JNU. He also went on clarifying …

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Showcasing Sikh minority success only highlights the widespread abuse of Muslim minorities in Pakistan

WordForPeace.com While Sikhs are a miniscule minority in Pakistan, Christians and Shia Muslims are the bigger minority groups which have faced the brunt of violence; losing several of their adherents in attacks on  places of worship and in targeted killings. Indeed, Pakistan’s record in its treatment of minorities is dismal, which no amount of renovation of some places of worship …

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India is Dar-ul-Aman: ISIS Narratives of Darul Islam, Darul Kufr and Darul Harb are untenable

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk Question: Explain the meanings and difference between the concepts thrown around by ISIS propagandists: Darul Tawheed, Darul Aman, Darul Ahad, Darul Kufr and Darul Harb. What laws pertain to Muslims living in each state?   Answer: The terms Dar-ul-Islam, Dar-ul-Kufr etc. have not been defined in any Qur’anic verse (aayah) or hadith of Rasulullah (Prophet PBUH). There isn’t a single Aayah or Hadith saying expressedly that the …

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