Tag Archives: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

Indian Ulema who fought for freedom: Part 1 By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi On this Independence Day, we need to also remember the freedom strugglers who have been forgotten almost completely. The first Indian freedom movement of 1857 should particularly be recalled in this context. While 70 percent of the soldiers came from the Hindu or Sikh community, the Ulema and Muslim leaders like Maulana Fazle Haq Khairabadi, …

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Mystic poetics of Meer Dard: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Khwaja Meer Dard was among Delhi’s most prominent Sufi mystics and Urdu poets. Born in 1721, he was spiritually inclined since his childhood and was trained by his father Khwaja Nasir Andaleeb, himself a mystic of the Naqshbandi Sufi order and a noted poet. Having completed an informal elementary education at home, Dard attained the spiritual …

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Ban on Mulk in Pakistan ironic: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Firstpost

WordForPeace.com Why film censors across the border don’t want Indian movies that talk of tolerance and peaceful coexistence? “Agar aap meri daadhi aur Osama Bin Laden ki daadhi mein farq nahi kar pa rahe hain, to bhi mujhe haq hai apni Sunnat nibhane ka…” (If you can’t differentiate my beard from Osama Bin Laden’s beard, I still have every right to …

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How Imran Khan Will Set Up Medina-Like Islamic Welfare State? Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in New Age Islam

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi 02 August 2018 What’s to be seen now is whether Imran Khan goes by the true model of the Medina-like welfare state placed by Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) himself or by the one that is taken hostage by extremist ideologues in Pakistan….. Pakistan’s 19th prime minister-in-waiting and the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan avers …

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Press Freedom curtailed in Pakistan: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asia Times

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi July 31, 2018 Human rights groups in Pakistan have been more perturbed by the judiciary’s indifference towards the media being muzzled…..Analysts and close observers of the Pakistani media had believed that the country was on a path, albeit slow and bumpy, towards greater press freedom. But with the ratcheting up of pressure on media owners …

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Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Religious Pluralism: by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi (Part 1)

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi A Historical Account Al-Ukhdood, previously known as Raqmat, is a city with ancient roots. It is situated in the Najran province in south-western Saudi Arabia, and is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. It has been mentioned in the Qur’anic Surah “al-Buruj”, where persecutions against the Christians are explicitly condemned …

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What to talk of the UN Kashmir report? Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Tribune

WordForPeace.com Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi INDIAN Army Chief Bipin Rawat has broken his silence on the recent UN report cataloguing alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. “I don’t think we need to speak on the United Nations report on Kashmir,” he said.That the Army Chief has taken cognisance of the UN report on Kashmir following the vehement rejection of …

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Badr anniversary in Ramadan is a Reminder of Marhamah (Forgiveness), Not Malhamah (War): Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi As a matter of fact, the entire life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) are based on universal harmonious values of mercy, compassion, forgiveness and general amnesty. This reality was clearly evidenced at the conquest of Makkah (Fath-e-Makkah) when the Prophet (pbhu) granted general amnesty for even his avowed and intense enemies, the pagans …

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Menstruation doesn’t make a woman inferior to man in worship: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Deccan Chronicle

Reproduced by WordForPeace.com In Islam, there is no ‘spiritual impurity’ for mensturating women- Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Islamic scholar In Islam, menstruation is not regarded as something that makes a woman inferior to man. Many misunderstandings occur because of misogynist patriarchal interpretations of Islam that go against its egalitarian spirit. According to Islamic jurisprudence, menstruation is categorised as a state of …

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Fasting: Devotion builds personal relationship with the Divine

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In Islam, all acts of devotion are aimed at enlightening one’s inner self to build a personal relationship with God. Every year, Ramadan comes as a one-month training course, that helps us develop a strong will to live a completely humane, spiritually inclined and God-conscious life. In fact, the sole purpose of fasting in Islam …

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