Tag Archives: Word For Peace

‘Westophobia’ is Dangerous for Muslims

‘Westophobia’ is Dangerous for Muslims

By Waris Mazhari In recent years, what is called ‘Islamophobia’ has become a major issue globally, including and especially in the West. Many non-Muslim political leaders, scholars, journalists and ‘ordinary’ people in the West have come to think of Islam as a grave threat to their culture and values. At the same time, the ‘Muslim world’ has witnessed the emergence of …

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Suhrawardi,Hallaj, Sarmad and Qalandar, Why Sufis suffered bloodshed?

Suhrawardi,Hallaj, Sarmad and Qalandar, Why Our Sufi saints faced the Bloodshed? Show original message

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In his recent thought-provoking commentary, the reasons that Haroon Khalid has cited for the rising fear of ISIS from the Sufi shrines like Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, ring true. He writes that, “there is perhaps no other shrine in the country that captures the essence of religious syncretism like the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar. In his …

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صوفیا کی جماعت اسلام کی غلط تشریح کر نے کی راہ میں سب سے بڑی رکاوٹ Sufi saints prevent the misinterpretations of Islam by their actions

Sufi saints prevent the misinterpretations of Islam by their actions

By Maulana Maqbul Ahmad Misbahi, WordForPeace.com  حضرت لعل شہباز قلندر علیہ الرحمہ کے مزار پرخود کش دھماکہ انسانی تہذیب و مروت پر حملہ ہے ، صوفیاء نے اپنی خانقاہوں کے دروازے ہر رنگ و نسل کے لوگوں ،یہاں تک کہ اپنے دشمنوں تک کے لئے بھی کھلے رکھے  صوفیاء کرام کی مقدس جماعت تاریخ انسانی میں انسانی ہمدردی ، مذہبی …

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QUR’AN-SCIENCE STUDY IMPORTANCE AND LIMITATION

QUR’AN-SCIENCE STUDY IMPORTANCE AND LIMITATION

JUNAID KHALEEL NURANI   junaidknr@gmail.com   Qur’an the Gods word itself proclaims that it is revealed from the God among other scriptures.   “Verify this is a revelation from the lord of the world”      (26:192) “(this is) the revelation of the book in which there is no doubt, from the lord of the world” (32:2) “The most gracious!  It is …

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How Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Treated non-Muslims? An Analysis to Clear the Misconceptions (Part 2)

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By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Prophet (pbuh) warned Muslims that “anyone who kills a non-Muslim citizen will not smell the fragrance of paradise” (Nasai). This indicates his high regard for Christians and Jews whom the Quran entitled “Ahlul-Kitab” (People of the Book) repeatedly and in clear words. This is precisely why the Prophet (pbuh) strongly admonished his followers about the mistreatment …

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25 Kashmiri Muslim families go for migrant status

25 Kashmiri Muslim families go for migrant status

By Samaan Lateef At least 25 Muslim families have registered as migrants in past few weeks following “militant threats” in Kashmir, which is witnessing a spurt in violence since the killing of Burhan Wani on July 7, 2016. The government has re-opened the registration of migrants even after the Legislature in its recent Budget session unanimously passed a resolution for honourable …

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Which parts of Qur’an touch your heart the most?

Which parts of Qur'an touch your heart the most

by Stephen Suleyman Schwartz Qur’an and tespih, Greetings to all people of sincerity. I am 68 years old and will reach 20 years as a Muslim in a few months, alhamdulillah! I began studying Sufism (Islamic spirituality) through Catalan Catholic sources at 18. I had no formal religious education in childhood. My mother was Christian and my father was Jewish …

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Reflections on the ‘Conspiracy’ Theory and Muslim Attitudes

Reflections on the ‘Conspiracy’ Theory and Muslim Attitudes

By Waris Mazhari   Many Muslims think that a fundamental cause of the current problems of Muslims globally is what they decry as a ‘Western conspiracy’ against Islam and Muslims. They think that over the last few centuries Western countries have reduced Muslims to such a state of utter helplessness that the latter can hardly do anything to change their own …

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