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India: Nation of Love

By GHULAM RASOOL DEHLVI With great nationalistic and patriotic fervor, we  have celebrated 15th August-the Independence Day. August 15 was the day when we Indians began to breathe the air of freedom. This freedom, of course, brought decent life and basic human rights back to us. However, we tend to forget the remarkable contributions of many who built our nation, …

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Killing people to protect cows is against Hindu scripture


By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Hinduism calls for the protection of all lives, human and animal. How can it be achieved by ‘protecting’ cows and killing people?    Lashing out at the gau goons and the mob lynching of Muslims in the name of cow protection, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again broken his silence over the grim situation in the …

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Why Prophet Muhammad SAW founded the tradition of Eid-ul-Fitr?


By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Islam is based on a social system that seeks to establish a humane, well-cultured and sympathetic society. Therefore, it stresses the importance of universal social values through different ways. Eid-ul-Fitr is one of such ways to imbibe the basic social values among people in a festive spirit. To build an ideal Muslim society, Prophet Muhammad (peace …

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इस्लाम में ईद की ऐतिहासिक पृष्ठभूमि Historical Account of Eid


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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Jurisprudence of Zakat (Islamic Charity) and its Significance in Modern Times


By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi It is important to understand the reason why Zakat has been made one of the fundamentals of Islam (Arkaan-e-Islam). Why is this financial transaction, and not a physical act of worship, incumbent on every affluent Muslim? An in-depth analysis of this fundamental Islamic tenet gives us multiple reasons. First and foremost, the institution of Zakat in …

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Is the Creation of A Progressive Islamic Theology Possible with Ulema Steeped in Dars-e-Nizami Curriculum?

islamic theology

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Progressive Islamic Theology A progressive Islamic theology based on the rationalist as well as traditionalist foundations has long been emphasised. It is conceived in order to enable the Islamic scholars to creatively rethink their positions on the issues of contemporary relevance. Those glorified as Ulema–the graduates of the traditional Islamic seminaries (madrasas)–are still looked up as …

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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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Lataif-e-Ashrafi: Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani’s Sufi discourses

Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Hazrat  Syed Makhdoom Ashraf Jahangir Simnani (1287–1386 CE) was a revered Indian Sufi of Persian origin and an ardent follower of Shaikh-e-Akbar Ibnal-Arabi. He was particularly imbued with Ibn al-Arabi’s spiritual doctrine of wadhat-ul-wujud (Unity of Existence). Blessed with the 14 different chains of Sufism, he rendered remarkable services to the development of Chishti and Qadiri …

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Fasting: one purpose in myriad faith traditions


By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In the true sense, one becomes a Sa’im or Rozadar (the one who keep fasts) only when he/she eschews all spiritual vices—hate, anger, jealousy, lying, cheating, backbiting and other evils. Merely engaging in a physical exercise of hunger and thirst without achieving this spiritual state, is not the end. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) categorically stated it: “Whoever …

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