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Who were the first Indians? Where did they come from ?

Who were the first Indians? Where did they come from? And was there really a big migration of the so called ‘Aryans’ from Central Asia? These are questions that have dogged us in India, so much so, that it has become quite an obsession in and out of the history circles. However given the strides science and archaeology have made, …

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Islamic perspective on Astrology from Surah al-Fatiha

One of the best attributes of Islam is its simplicity. Throughout the Scripture, it can be easy to get caught up in the grandiose magnificence of His word. When you contemplate on the monotony of the esotericism of Islam, it’s helpful to start with the first chapter of the Quran: Surah Fatiha. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) referred to surah Fatiha as …

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Muslims Should Band Together and Rise Against the Menace of ISIS as One People– Not As Shias and Sunnis, Salafis and Sufis

By Idrisa Pandit Jan 17, 2019 In this part of the essay, I wish to address two things. One, how has Muslim leadership refuted ISIS and exposed the inadequacy of its religious and ideological foundations. Second, as the ISIS issue has already been researched well, and claims of ISIS refuted, what should the Muslim leadership of Kashmir do? How best …

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