Tag Archives: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh): Let’s Recall and Revive his Universal Ideals in this month of His Birthday

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, Wordforpeace.com  Karen Armstrong, a renowned British author known for her seminal works on comparative religions and a former Roman Catholic nun, presented a fascinating portrait of the  Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in her book: “Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time”. She held the view that Prophet Muhammad’s life and teachings are more relevant today than ever …

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Places of worship are built for the purpose of peace, not for conflicts 

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, wordforpeace.com  Ratnagiri / November 15 All India Ulama and Mashaikh Board’s founder-president, Hazrat ​​Sayyed Mohammad Ashraf Kichhouchhwi, while addressing a large spiritual gathering, said that when people get fed up with the mundane worldly affairs, they turn to the places of worship, so that they can calm their souls, which is possible only by sincerely worshipping …

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Tweeting jihadism: The online onslaught of redicalisation and why Twitter fails to tackle it

WordForPeace.com Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In an unprecedented crackdown on the extremist tweets, Twitter has banned hundreds of thousands of terrorist accounts. The Times of India carried a report on its front-page stating that, Twitter has suspended 2, 35,000 accounts promoting terrorism since February this year. Many of these accounts are those of Islamic State supporters. Daily suspensions are up 80 percent since …

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Tweeting Jihadism: How the online onslaught of redicalition can be countered

WordForPeace.com Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi This part two picks up from the previous part where the author discusses how the Islamic State terrorists use Twitter to drive communications over other social media platforms and Twitter’s crackdown on hundreds of thousands of these pro-Islamic State accounts. The author also explains how social media platforms, particularly Twitter, ‘serves as a breeding ground for the terrorists’.  …

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Much turmoil and bloodshed have been perpetrated in the name of false religiosity; Spirituality is the solution

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, WordForPeace.com Much turmoil and bloodshed have been perpetrated in the name of the false religiosity. But there has been zero intolerance or massacre across the world on this planet in the name of spirituality. These opinions were expressed by the AIUMB founder and president Syyed Mohammad Ashraf Kichhouchhwi, while he was addressing a press conference on November 9. He …

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Lived religion is both altruistic and pluralistic (Mystic Mantra Column in Asian Age by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi)

Word for Peace Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The “great soul” of India, Mahatma Gandhi beautifully combined religion as mystical path with peace, pluralism and conflict resolution. His concern was to offer a model for religious observance that simultaneously creates tolerance. Mahatma’s concept of lived religion was both altruistic and pluralistic. Today, we need to examine it as a model for our …

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Online De-Radicalisation: Effective Ways to curb cyber jihadism emerging as major security challenge

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForPeace.com The online media particularly the social networking sites have been used as tools in the hands of the radical Islamists for the radicalisation of young Muslims to prepare them for Salafist-jihadist combat across the world. Given this, the question arises: is there any evolution and integration of the moderate thoughts to curb online radicalization? …

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Fanatic Fatwas based on misconstrued texts of the Islamic theology put the Indian Muslims to collective humiliation

They actually cause greater defamation to Islam than the Islamophobic conspiracies bred by the outside vested interests. And this is also one of the reasons behind the stereotyped image of the Muslims in the wider world…….. By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, Word for Peace The Ulema of Deoband have long been issuing retrogressive Fatwas and irrelevant theological edicts that make a …

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Why Shaikh Ahmad Badruddin Hassoun,Syria’s Grand Mufti cautioned India to pay heed to ‘external Wahhabi calls of Jihad’?

By Ghulam Rasool DehlvI Much of the war in the conflict-ridden Muslim nations is still being waged as part of the gravest sectarian slugfest in Islamic history—Shia-Sunni divide. Syria has remained the current hotbed of this fierce battle. But surprisingly, the Grand Mufti and the highest Islamic authority in Syria— Shaikh Ahmad Badruddin Hassoun—maintains that he is both “Sunni and …

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If Kashmiri ulema learn the advanced Software skills, they can identify and rescue those falling prey to the extremist religious rhetoric prevailing online

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForPeace.com In order to candidly expose and correct the misinterpreted teachings of Islam, the Kashmiri ulema need to learn the advanced Software skills so that they can identify and rescue the victims of the extremist websites and other channels…….. The plight of Kashmir and Kashmiri Muslims is widely believed and reported to be worse from …

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