Nation for Peace

‘Saath Do’: Kashmiri Pandits & Muslims hold joint peace rally in Srinagar

Word For Peace The rally, named ‘Saath Do’, will start from Batamaloo and go through various areas of downtown Srinagar before culminating at Kashmir Press Club Polo View on February 28 To show unity between two communities, Kashmiri pandits and Muslims will hold a joint rally on streets of Srinagar to spread a message of peace. The rally is being …

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World Sufi Forum participant in Global Conference in Istanbul ”تصوف اور عالمی امن“ بین الاقوامی کانفرنس،استنبول میں علما ء مشائخ بورڈ کے جوائنٹ سکریٹری کی شرکت

Word For Peace  پہلی بار ہندوستان کی تصوف اور عالمی امن، استنبول،- ترکی  کے نویں سالانہ بین الاقوامی کانفرنس میں نمائندگی 21/ فروری، استنبول، ترکی(پریس ریلیز) تصوف اور عالمی امن بین الاقوامی کانفرنس میں آل انڈیا علماء و مشائخ بورڈکے جوائنٹ سکریٹری حاجی سید سلمان چشتی نے اجمیر شریف سے تعلق رکھنے والے چشتی صوفی آرڈر کے 800 سال پرانے …

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Creative Writing & Madrasas: A Critical Analysis of the Current State of Affairs by Dr. Waris Mazhari

Word For Peace مدارس میں تصنیف وتحقیق کی صورت حال:ایک جائزہ وارث مظہری             کچھ دنوں قبل ہندوستان کے ایک مایہ ناز عالم وفقیہ اور متعدداہم کتابوں کے مصنف نے راقم الحروف سے گفتگو کے دوران مدارس میں تصنیف بنوتالیف اور علمی تحقیق کی صورت حال پر افسوس کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے ہندوستان کے سب سے بڑے اور وسیع اثرات …

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Al-Azhar scholars ‘ and ‘jihad al-talab’: A new debate emerges in Islamic theology. Indian Ulema must also respond on this

Word For Peace Editorial Note: Both ‘jihad al-difa’a’ and ‘jihad al-talab’ were relegated to the historical context which is irrelevant today. In my view, Jihad Al-Talab and Jihad Al-Difa’a are also Mansukh or Abrogated in the Nation States by International Law and Constitution supported by the Consensus (Ijm’a) of the Authoritative Islamic Scholars. The strong consensus (Ijma’a) of the Indian Ulama, …

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Ajmer Sharif represents India in Turkey: India’s 800-year-old Chishti lineage traced at International Conference on World Peace in Istanbul

WordForPeace Special For the first time, India was represented at the 9th Annual International Conference on Tasawwuf/Sufism and World Peace – Istanbul – Turkey. Haji Syed Salman Chishty – Gaddi Nashin – Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chairman – Chishty Foundation represented 800 years old Sufi lineage of the Chishty Sufi Order from Ajmer Sharif and Indian Sub Continent at the …

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Adis Duderija on Progressive Islam’s potential to transcend the historical religio-doctrinal divides and associated animosities

Word For Peace Given the recent increase in Muslim sectarianism, especially in the Middle East, one would be forgiven if one was to  ask if the idea of Muslims transcending the historical religio-doctrinal Sunni-Shi’i divide would ever be possible even if one is of the view that it is highly desirable. The numerous recent events of ‘sectarian’ or religiously inspired/justified …

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Chinese Scholar Translated The Upanishads

Word For Peace Hu Hsu, the only Chinese man at the Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry, spent his life immersed in Indian philosophy and translated Gita, Upanishads and Aurobindo’s works. In the late 1960s, Hu Hsu, the only Chinese man at Aurobindo Ashram, would often be spotted cycling around Puducherry with a “peculiar green sunshade”, like a Las Vegas croupier. A …

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Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi on Banda Nawaz Gesu Daraz, the Deccan Sufi

Word For Peace Banda Nawaz believed that in order to connect the hearts of people, there should an amalgamation between their languages and local dialects. This is the month of Me’raj (spiritual ascension) in the Islamic calendar. Me’raj is believed to be a spiritual ascension or heavenly journey of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as mentioned in the special chapter “Surah …

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(Morocco) Museum Highlights Jewish-Muslim Relations

Word For Peace Jewish community in Essaouira was once so numerous that there were 37 synagogues. The new museum is housed in one such shul, detailing the history of the country’s community Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has visited the country’s newly-opened ‘House of Memory’, showcasing historic Jewish-Muslim relations and coexistence in the coastal city of Essaouira. The Jewish community in …

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