Arabic

Hazrat Rumi on Imam Ali A.S

Word For Peace By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Rumi, the world-renowned Turkish Sufi mystic, wrote in his famous spiritual treatise Masnavi a story in which the Prophet (pbuh) is reported to have addressed Ali in these words of wisdom: “O ‘Ali, you are a courageous knight, but do not even rely upon thy lion-heartedness. Come into the shade of the palm …

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Brahmin woman taught Arabic in Kerala for 29 years, retired happily enough

Word For Peace Brahmin scholar Gopalika Antharjanam taught Arabic in Kerala for 29 years of service. When she began to teach in 1987, there was an uproar: ‘Brahmin can’t teach Arabic’. Now Feroz Khan is struggling with the same uproar. He was only Muslim student in his batch for Sanskrit. Both stories will have to win against all odds in …

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9 Reasons for Hope in Allah’s Mercy and Goodness

WordForPeace.com (Friday Special) We should balance fear with hope in Allah’s mercy and goodness. Many people only focus on the fear of Allah, while Allah encourages us to think positively about Him. In a hadith Qudsi He says: “I am as my servant thinks of Me…” (Bukhari, Muslim). Here are nine reasons to have a positive view of Allah: Allah wants to …

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