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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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JMI celebrates international Yoga Day 2017

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By WordForPeace.com Correspondent   A large number of students, faculty members and officials of Jamia Millia Islamia today performed Yoga to mark the International Yoga Day 2017 being commemorated throughout the country. The event was organised at various faculties, departments and hostels of the university.   The main event was held at the university’s MAK Pataudi Sports Complex early in …

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Tradition Versus Traditionalism

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Mohammad Ali For WordForPeace.com PhD fellow, JMI June 20, 2017   For a society, culture, and civilization, tradition functions like a sword, depending on of its use, it can be a shield or a catastrophe to its wielder and other fellow beings, too. Tradition should always be understood as a long continuum, compatible with progress and innovation. Holding it stagnant and …

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Walking 2,000 miles in solidarity with the Palestinians

Walking 2,000 miles in solidarity with the Palestinians

Walkers plan to enter Jerusalem on 2 November to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration Many families attended the event launching the walk to Jerusalem (Facebook/Amos Trust) By Noor El-Terk In the small town of al-Khadr, near Bethlehem, a family scrambles to pull chairs from under the rubble. Wiping them down, they invite their guest to enjoy some tea …

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Over 400 non-Muslims fast to give food to Somalia

Over 400 non-Muslims fast to give food to Somalia

Participants at Hyatt Plaza’s Fast-a-thon. The Peninsula More than 410 non-Muslims participated in Hyatt Plaza’s Fast-a-thon, a charity event that offers the opportunity to experience fasting for one day. This year, for every person who registered and fasted, Hyatt Plaza and Qatar Charity will donate QR200 on his/her behalf to help ending hunger in Somalia. Consequently, the shopping mall and …

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

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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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What is WORLD SYAHADAH COUNCIL? MERCY, HARMONY, LOVE, UNITY, TRANQUILITY

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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The Global War on Terror Seems Paralysed

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By Syed Ata Hasnain   The Islamic summit of Sunni nations along with the US vowed to target Iran as the supporter of global terror. Globally, the war on terror has never been so much in paralysis as it has been in the past few weeks. It’s almost as if it’s non-existent, with terrorists ruling the roost in many of …

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

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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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