Religion

Madrasatul Zahra: Regaining centre for the lost Muslim antique and prosperity

Shammas Aboobacker, WordForPeace Madrasatul Zahra Madrasathu Zahra of Said Nursi in modern context has a crucial role in shaping the lost dignity of Islam. Particularly, in offering both revealed and rational knowledge, it has acted as a centre marking return to the medieval splendor of Islam. Similarly and most notably, Da’awa colleges in south India especially Kerala, as a synonymous …

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The ideological encounter of Islamic violent Extremism on Sufism

for www.WordForPeace.com N.Muhammed Khaleel Email: mhdkhaleelaky@gmail.com   In the Muslim discourse on terrorism, for a last couple of years, the matter more debated is why the terrorism [or Islamic violent extremism (IVE)in a broader concept] Sufism  as the focal point of its attack. Taking the statistics of terrorist attacks for the last 5 years it could be noted that many …

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Hindus and Muslims live like a family

hindu and muslim unity

By Binsal Abdul Kader   Abu Dhabi: A Yemeni man who reached India for medical treatment said he felt the trip was like a journey back to his roots as he grew up around Indian culture with many Indian friends, especially Hindus, in Aden, a port city in Yemen. “We Muslims and Hindus are living like one family in Aden,” Mohammad …

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Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

BY STEPHEN MAGAGNINI The day after a burnt Quran laced with bacon was handcuffed to a chain link fence outside Sacramento’s largest mosque, Islamic leaders invited the attackers to come and visit. Seemingly unruffled by the alleged hate crime, more than 7,000 Muslims from 50 nations came out in their Sunday best to celebrate Eid, marking the end of 30 …

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Why Prophet Muhammad SAW founded the tradition of Eid-ul-Fitr?

Eid

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Islam is based on a social system that seeks to establish a humane, well-cultured and sympathetic society. Therefore, it stresses the importance of universal social values through different ways. Eid-ul-Fitr is one of such ways to imbibe the basic social values among people in a festive spirit. To build an ideal Muslim society, Prophet Muhammad (peace …

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इस्लाम में ईद की ऐतिहासिक पृष्ठभूमि Historical Account of Eid

ईद

गुलाम रसुल देहलवी ईद एक इस्लामी त्योहार है जो शांति, दया, भाईचारे और सभी धर्म के अनुयायियों के बीच समानता का संदेश देता है। यह त्योहार हर साल रमज़ान के अंतिम में इस लिए मनाया जाता है ताकि तीस रोजों (उपवास) की समाप्ति की खुशी में रोज़ादार अल्लाह का शुक्रिया अदा करें। इसे गरीबों को सदक़ा और फ़ित्र (दान) बांटने …

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Departure of the holy month of Ramazan and Muslims’ behavior

departure of ramazan

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi With the Eid-ul-Fitr around the corner, we are winding down to the end of the most glorious month of the year, Ramadan al-Mubarak. The departure of Ramazan puts us in a feeling of both eagerness and regret. On the one hand we are proud of passing Divine exams and fulfilling the commandments of Allah by fasting …

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These Hindu families fast during Ramzan

Hindus in Rajasthan's border villages observe 'roza'

Tabeenah Anjum, Jaipur   In a rare display of religious amity, several Hindus in villages along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan observe ‘roza’ (fast) along with Muslims during the holy month of Ramzan. The practice, prevalent among members of the Meghwal community that follow Rajput saint Pir Pithora, whose shrine is in Pakistan’s Sindh province, is more common in Barmer …

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