Personality

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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(Itlay) Showing common touch, Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

Showing common touch, Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

MILAN: Pope Francis showed the common touch during a trip to Italy’s business capital on Saturday, visiting the homes of working-class families, including a Muslim one, and using an outdoor portable toilet. Instead of making his entry into the northern city via its grand centre, site of a Gothic cathedral, top fashion labels and the famed La Scala opera house, …

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The Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him as Mercy Personified

Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him

By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to be their model to emulate. The Prophet’s model behaviour included model justice and forgiveness, which is demonstrated in the fact that he never took revenge on anyone on his own behalf but forgave even his staunch enemies. Consequently, this ideal attribute of the Prophet softened many …

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