Personality

Islamic critique to Louis Althusser and the ‘End of Philosophy’ with reference to Mulla Sadra and Post-Philosophy

Anwar Haneefa for WordForPeace.com Louis Althusser (1918-1990) was one of the ever-influential post-war French Marxist philosophers, who had influenced his contemporaries like Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995), Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), Jacques Ranciere (1940-) and other scholars like Etienne Balibar (1942-), Pierre Macherey (1938-) and Terry Eagleton (1943-) who later spearheaded the re-configuration of French philosophy, if not Western philosophy, in its totality. …

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CM praises Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Says Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Leh would give boost to tourism   Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. Addressing a large gathering, the Chief Minister highlighted the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as the …

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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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Craig Considine on the Prophet Muhammad’s Model of Integration

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Dr. Craig Considine The Preamble of the U.S. Constitution and Islamic scripture I had the pleasure last Saturday of breaking the fast with the Clear Lake Islamic Center, the Muslim American Society, and other members of their communities at an annual Ramadan gathering in Seabrook, Texas. I was invited by my friend Dr. Mohamed Shalaby, who asked me to speak on …

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IMAM GHAZALI (R):LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS

SAYYID MUHAMMED MIDLAJ MARKHINS,BANGLORE Quran and Sunnah evacuate by the spread of Greek philosophy and there is no more Islamic movement. The era witnessed the birth of Abu HamidulGhazali, the 5thmujadhid of Islam. He was born in a poor family of Tehran which is located in Toos district of  Khurasan in Hijra 450. The family was very orthodox. One of …

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Words of Wisdom

Words-of-Wisdom

The Prophet Muhammad narrated a story to his Companions so that they could drive inspiration from it. The story goes like this: A man felt very thirsty while he was on the way; there he came across a well. He went down the well, quenched his thirst and came out. Meanwhile he saw a dog panting and licking mud because …

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(Book Review) Walking With Nanak

walking with nanak

Book Review Name of the Book: Walking With Nanak Author: Haroon Khalid Published by: Tranqebar Press, New Delhi Year: 2016 ISBN: 978-93-8515-99-3 Price: Rs. 699 Reviewed by: Roshan Shah Islamabad-based academic and journalist Haroon Khalid has one particular passion—highlighting little-known aspects of Pakistan’s pre-Islamic past and the present concerns and plight of the country’s marginalized religious minorities, issues about which he …

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First Sikh police chief of Kuala Lumpur

First Sikh police chief of Kuala Lumpur

An Indian-origin man has become the police commissioner of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, the first Sikh to get selected to the top police post in the Muslim-majority country. Amar Singh, 58, succeeded Tajuddin Mohamed as the city police chief on Monday. In his speech during the ceremony at the police headquarters, Singh said that his appointment was an honour to …

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