Dialogue

Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

BY STEPHEN MAGAGNINI The day after a burnt Quran laced with bacon was handcuffed to a chain link fence outside Sacramento’s largest mosque, Islamic leaders invited the attackers to come and visit. Seemingly unruffled by the alleged hate crime, more than 7,000 Muslims from 50 nations came out in their Sunday best to celebrate Eid, marking the end of 30 …

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Sikh group Khalsa Aid organises iftar and blankets for fire victims in Kashmir

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By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net Srinagar: Khalsa aid, an international non-profit aid and relief organisation of Sikhs on Thursday June 22, organised an Iftar for the fire victims at Abi Novpora, Srinagar. The group also donated 52 blankets to 26 families who had lost their homes in April earlier this year. Most of the fire victims families were rendered homeless …

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Tradition Versus Traditionalism

traditions-vs-traditionalism

Mohammad Ali For WordForPeace.com PhD fellow, JMI June 20, 2017   For a society, culture, and civilization, tradition functions like a sword, depending on of its use, it can be a shield or a catastrophe to its wielder and other fellow beings, too. Tradition should always be understood as a long continuum, compatible with progress and innovation. Holding it stagnant and …

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Lataif-e-Ashrafi: Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani’s Sufi discourses

Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Hazrat  Syed Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani (1287–1386 CE) was a revered Indian Sufi of Persian origin and an ardent follower of Shaikh-e-Akbar Ibnal-Arabi. He was particularly imbued with Ibn al-Arabi’s spiritual doctrine of wadhat-ul-wujud (Unity of Existence). Blessed with the 14 different chains of Sufism, he rendered remarkable services to the development of Chishti and Qadiri …

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Some Reflections on Muslims & Interfaith Dialogue (Part 1)

concept of dialogue

Q&A With Maulana Wahiduddin Khan   Q: What do you think people of faith might benefit from interfaith dialogue? A: Peaceful dialogue is very good and useful in all circumstances. I have personally experienced that interaction and dialogue between people of different faith backgrounds are always useful for all concerned—in terms of intellectual development or in terms of telling people about …

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ابراہیم موسی کے ساتھ میرا تعلیمی سفر

By Mohammad Ali, WordForPeace.com محمد علی (ریسرچ فیلو، شعبہ اسلامک اسٹڈیز ، جامعہ ملیہ اسلامیہ، نئی دہلی) 2017 کا سال تعلیمی لحاظ سے میرے لئے بہت اہم ہے۔ سال کی ابتدا سے ہی مجھے ان علوم کو پڑھنے کا موقع ملاجن کی میں صرف خواہش ہی کیا کرتا تھا۔ ایک ڈسیپلن کی حیثیت سے اسلامک اسٹڈیز کی وسعت و اہمیت …

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From Syncretism to Sectarianism, a Troubled Journey Through Modern India

Syncretism to Sectarianism

BY ADIL BHAT In Being the Other: The Muslim in India, Saeed Naqvi chronicles the events that have led to Muslims being identified as the ‘other’ in the country. Saeed Naqvi ‘s book addresses the increasing communal polarisation in India. Credit: Reuters With the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly elections scheduled for early 2017, Saeed Naqvi’s Being the Other: The Muslim in …

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तीन तलाक पर गुमराह करने की कोशिश

Teen Talak

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के समक्ष दायर अपने शपथ पत्र में मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ बोर्ड ने कहा है कि तीन तलाक कुरान से वैध एवं प्रमाणित है। ए रहमान तीन तलाक के संबंध में सुप्रीम कोर्ट के समक्ष दायर अपने शपथ पत्र में मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ बोर्ड ने कहा है कि तीन तलाक कुरान से वैध एवं प्रमाणित है। इस दावे को …

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