Muslims

(India) Leaders of different faiths welcome Hajis at Kolkata Airport

WordForPeace.com For the first time in India the Haj pilgrims were welcomed by people from different faiths. Today morning when the flight from Jeddah carrying the Haj pilgrims arrived at the Kolkata International airport the Hajis were given a warm welcome by not just the people from the State Haj Committee but also 5 members from the All Faith Forum. …

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(India) Muslim ‘brother’ performs Hindu’s last rites

WordForPeace.com In a stellar example of interfaith brotherhood, the final rites of a Hindu man, whose father is an accused in the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre, were performed by a Muslim man, whose brother is a witness in the riots case. Kishor Thakor, 23, died in a road accident last week, and at his condolence meet on Thursday, Yusuf Malek, …

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From Ajmer Sharif to Kerala: Flood Relief matetial sent

WordForPeace.com August 29, 2018 Chishty Foundation – Ajmer Sharif: Ajmer City residents came together along with many NGOs, social workers and individuals who had collected large quantity of cloths, medicines, food materias and other daily use items were brought together to be sent to Calicut, Kerala via Land courier transpostations facilitiated by Professional Courier at Ajmer Tower. Haji Syed Salman …

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Mosque gives shelter to Hindu families displaced by Kerala floods

WordForPeace.com Sending a message of communal amity, a mosque in Kerala’s Malappuram district has provided shelter and food to several Hindu families displaced by the massive floods, while groups of Muslim men have assisted in cleaning two Hindu shrines affected by the deluge. The Juma Masjid, located at Akampadam in Chaliyar village in northern Malappuram, has virtually turned into a …

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Sheima Salam Sumer, a trained counsellor, is the author of How to Be a Happy Muslim Insha’Allah andThe Basic Values of Islam.

WordForPeace.com In this discussion, she reflects on the purpose of life—among the most basic and important questions that we could ask ourselves. Q:   Despite their differences at the level of dogma and ritual, all religions believe in the Hereafter and insist that life does not end with the death of the body because human beings are not their bodies. This is …

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Slaughtering cattle in the public streets during Eid is a sin if it hurts people, Egyptian religious authorities

WordForPeace.com Egypt spoke against the outdoor, utterly unhygienic animal slaughter in streets. Slaughtering cattle in the public streets during Eid is a sin as it hurts people. Quran and sayings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) warned against hurting others, says the religious authorities in Egypt…… CAIRO, Egypt – Faced with scenes of blood flowing in rubbish-strewn roads and of streets littered …

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Don’t break anyone’s heart on this Baqreid: World Sufi Forum Founder, Syed Mohammad Ashraf

  WordForPeace.com Correspondent On the occasion of the Islamic festival, Eid-ul-Azha, Muslims will be sacrificing the animals while exercising the right to freedom of religion. But at the same time, they should also take care of the laws of the country. This point was particularly highlighted by the Founder and President of All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board, Hazrat ​​Syed Mohammad …

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(India) Muslim group serves Hindu pilgrims

WordForPeace.com Setting an example of communal harmony, the members of a Muslim organisation, Awaz-e-haq have set up camps to help Kanwariyas in their yearly pilgrimage of carrying ganga-jal on foot. Devotees of Lord Shiva from across India travels by foot with holy water to Haridwar and  Gomukh. The camps have been set up in  Muzaffarnagar where the Kanwariyas are being offered food …

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Indian Ulema who fought for freedom: Part 3 By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com Maulana Ahmaddullah Shah Madrasi (1787-1858) In his well-researched work in Urdu, Taarikh-e-Jang-e-Azadi-e-Hind 1857 (page: 205), Syed Khurshid Mustafa Rizvi writes: “Ahmaddullah Shah prominently figures the list of ulema who prepared the whole country for the 1857 Revolt….He visited different parts of the country and instigated the people for the Revolt.” Ahmaddullah Shah was a spiritually inclined Alim or Islamic …

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