Tag Archives: Religion

The ideological encounter of Islamic violent Extremism on Sufism

for www.WordForPeace.com N.Muhammed Khaleel Email: mhdkhaleelaky@gmail.com   In the Muslim discourse on terrorism, for a last couple of years, the matter more debated is why the terrorism [or Islamic violent extremism (IVE)in a broader concept] Sufism  as the focal point of its attack. Taking the statistics of terrorist attacks for the last 5 years it could be noted that many …

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Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

Muslims to mosque attackers: Come on in

BY STEPHEN MAGAGNINI The day after a burnt Quran laced with bacon was handcuffed to a chain link fence outside Sacramento’s largest mosque, Islamic leaders invited the attackers to come and visit. Seemingly unruffled by the alleged hate crime, more than 7,000 Muslims from 50 nations came out in their Sunday best to celebrate Eid, marking the end of 30 …

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

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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

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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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Departure of the holy month of Ramazan and Muslims’ behavior

departure of ramazan

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi With the Eid-ul-Fitr around the corner, we are winding down to the end of the most glorious month of the year, Ramadan al-Mubarak. The departure of Ramazan puts us in a feeling of both eagerness and regret. On the one hand we are proud of passing Divine exams and fulfilling the commandments of Allah by fasting …

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These Hindu families fast during Ramzan

Hindus in Rajasthan's border villages observe 'roza'

Tabeenah Anjum, Jaipur   In a rare display of religious amity, several Hindus in villages along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan observe ‘roza’ (fast) along with Muslims during the holy month of Ramzan. The practice, prevalent among members of the Meghwal community that follow Rajput saint Pir Pithora, whose shrine is in Pakistan’s Sindh province, is more common in Barmer …

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

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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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Muhabbat ka Paigham (‘the message of love’): An Interfaith Iftar at Vidyajyoti College of Theology

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Victor Edwin SJ Vidyajyoti Center for Christian-Muslim Relations (VJ-CCMR) and the Islamic Studies Association (ISA) organized an interfaith iftar: Muhabbat ka Paigham  at the Vidyajyoti Jesuit Residence, Delhi, on 16th June, 2017.  Some 50 Muslim friends and a little sister, Fatima, the granddaughter of the local imam, accepted our invitation and graced the occasion.  The local organizer welcomed the visiting Muslim brothers and sisters …

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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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