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Sikh group Khalsa Aid organises iftar and blankets for fire victims in Kashmir

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By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net Srinagar: Khalsa aid, an international non-profit aid and relief organisation of Sikhs on Thursday June 22, organised an Iftar for the fire victims at Abi Novpora, Srinagar. The group also donated 52 blankets to 26 families who had lost their homes in April earlier this year. Most of the fire victims families were rendered homeless …

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इस्लाम में ईद की ऐतिहासिक पृष्ठभूमि Historical Account of Eid

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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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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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Tradition Versus Traditionalism

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Mohammad Ali For WordForPeace.com PhD fellow, JMI June 20, 2017   For a society, culture, and civilization, tradition functions like a sword, depending on of its use, it can be a shield or a catastrophe to its wielder and other fellow beings, too. Tradition should always be understood as a long continuum, compatible with progress and innovation. Holding it stagnant and …

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Muhabbat ka Paigham (‘the message of love’): An Interfaith Iftar at Vidyajyoti College of Theology

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Victor Edwin SJ Vidyajyoti Center for Christian-Muslim Relations (VJ-CCMR) and the Islamic Studies Association (ISA) organized an interfaith iftar: Muhabbat ka Paigham  at the Vidyajyoti Jesuit Residence, Delhi, on 16th June, 2017.  Some 50 Muslim friends and a little sister, Fatima, the granddaughter of the local imam, accepted our invitation and graced the occasion.  The local organizer welcomed the visiting Muslim brothers and sisters …

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What is WORLD SYAHADAH COUNCIL? MERCY, HARMONY, LOVE, UNITY, TRANQUILITY

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForPeace.com   INTERNATIONAL  SYAHADAH  CONFERENCE  2017 –  PRESS  RELEASE    WSC INVITATION TO  55  COUNTRIES  WORLDWIDE                  WSC   Invited  Scholars ,  Muftis ,  Religious  Heads  ,  Ministers  of  religions , Heads  of  Islamic  Foundations ,  Presidents  and  Chairman  of  Associations ,  From  55   COUNTRIES WSC Network in  77  Countries                                                                          World  Syahadah  Council  is  Well  Networked  in   …

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17 Mosques in Kerala’s Malappuram to Have Single Azaan to Curb Sound Pollution

WordForPeace.com  Amid a seemingly endless debate over noise pollution from places of worship, 17 mosques in the Vazhakkad region of Kerala’s Malappuram district are leading by example with an integrated azaan, the call for prayer made five times a day. Since last Sunday, the Vazhakkad region has followed a single azaan through the loudspeaker – called from the biggest mosque …

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Tree-Planting: a Sadaqah Jariyah (cocontinued charity) in Islam

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By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Recently, an international inter-faith movement on climate change has launched “the Islamic Declaration on Climate Change”. In this respect, a declaration signed and endorsed by eminent scholars and representatives of different faith traditions was released in August, 2015. The basic premise of this declaration will gladden the hearts of moderate, peace-loving, productive and eco-friendly Muslims, particularly …

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Hindu Jail Inmates Fast Along With Muslims

Hindu Jail Inmates Fast Along With Muslims

An Indian Muslim offer prayers before breaking his fast on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramzan. (Image for representation only. Photo: AP) Muzaffarnagar: About 32 Hindu inmates lodged in a jail in Muzaffarnagar are observing ‘roza’, the dawn-to-dusk fast during Ramzan along with 1,174 Muslim prisoners. According to jail superintendent Rakesh Singh, prison authorities have made …

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