By WordForPeace.com Correspondent “At a time when a complete theology of exclusivism has been propunded in a well-thought-out, well-worked-out manner, it is highly important to highlight the Quranic paradigm of religious pluralism and inclusivism. It is highly important to highlight the Quranic idea that religious pluralism and inclusivism is the desire and design of the Devine.” These points were made by …Read More »
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Contextualising Dar-ul-Islam (land of belief), Dar-ul-kufr (land of disbelief) and Dar-ul-Harb (land of war) in medieval Islamic history
WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The entire polemical corpus of literature written in both Christian and Muslim territories at that time took place against a background of war and strong political tensions. These at times found expressions linguistically in the use of terminology such as Christian/Heathen from a Christian point of view and Dar-ul-Islam (land of belief), Dar-ul-kufr (land of …Read More »
Growing Pseudo-Sufism In India: Tasawwuf (Islamic Mysticism) Is Being Turned Into Dargahiyyat (Petty Business Of Shrine Custodians)-Sorry State of affairs!
WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Today’s Sufis in India have almost lost an impacting ideology that continued to preach peace and moderation for centuries. As the moderate Sufi messages are no longer the influential guidelines for the common Muslims in India, radical thought is easily taking roots in major parts of the country. The radical clergy are playing their part, …Read More »
New Delhi’s outreach to Ramallah: Establishing peace between Israel & Palestine-by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi
WordForPeace.com Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s outreach to the Palestinian people reaffirms that the Indian government wants to continue its historic engagement with the Palestinian cause. India and Palestine have had trying times despite a long-standing friendship. Notably, the first-ever visit by an Indian prime minister to Palestine is seen as “history in the making”, as described in a tweet by …Read More »
Are Democratic Systems of the modern nation states antithetical to the path of al-Salaf (Islamic predecessors)?
By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Word for Peace ISIS terror in the Middle East or in other countries is not only a geopolitical problem. It is more about an ideological movement that has direct roots in an exclusivist theology of political Islamism. As long as the radical preachers of political Islamism keep cherry-picking certain references from the Qur’an, Hadith and Fiqh …Read More »
By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, WordForPeace.com One of the brightest aspects of the Prophet’s teachings, as many Islamic traditionalists have recorded, is that he commanded his followers to accept other prophets and their scriptures as well. A Muslim is one who believes in God and all his books and messengers, without differentiating between any of them. “All of them have believed …Read More »
WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi गुलाम रसूल देहलवी स्वामी विवेकानंद धार्मिक पूर्वाग्रह के सख्त विरोधी थे. उनका मानना था कि ईश्वर तक पहुंचने के रास्ते तंग, अवरुद्ध, बंद या किसी एक विचारधारा तक सीमित नहीं हैं. वे मानते थे कि सभी धर्म अपने अंतिम लक्ष्य में एक हैं. जैसे हिंदू दर्शन के अनुसार मोक्ष के माध्यम निर्वाण (दुख से मुक्ति …Read More »
Fight those who do not believe in Allah or in the Last Day and who do not consider unlawful what Allah and His Messenger have made unlawful and who do not adopt the religion of truth from those who were given the Scripture – [fight] until they give the jizyah (Islamic tax) willingly while they are humbled. (9:29 Qur’an) The …Read More »
WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi There is an authentic saying attributed to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): “Religion is very easy and whoever overburdens himself/herself in matters of religion will not be able to carry on with it. So, be not extremists, but try to attain perfection and receive the good tidings that you will be rewarded.” (Bukhari) …Read More »
Willful Misinterpretation of ‘Darul Harb’ and ‘Darul Islam’ in Kashmir دارالحرب’ اور ‘دار الاسلام’ کی عمداً غلط تعبیر
Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi (غلام رسول دہلوی) WordForPeace.com 6 دسمبر کو انہدامِ بابری مسجد کی سالگرہ کے موقع پر مسلمانوں کے درمیان اشتعال انگیزی بھڑکانے کے لئے انصار غزوۃ الہند جو کہ کشمیر میں عالمی دہشت گرد نیٹ ورک القاعدہ کی شاخ ہے، نے ہندوستانی مسلمانوں کو “جہاد کا راستہ” اختیار کرنے کے لئے بر انگیختہ کیا۔ اپنے ایک تازہ …Read More »