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Madrasatul Zahra: Regaining centre for the lost Muslim antique and prosperity

Shammas Aboobacker, WordForPeace Madrasatul Zahra Madrasathu Zahra of Said Nursi in modern context has a crucial role in shaping the lost dignity of Islam. Particularly, in offering both revealed and rational knowledge, it has acted as a centre marking return to the medieval splendor of Islam. Similarly and most notably, Da’awa colleges in south India especially Kerala, as a synonymous …

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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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Mystic Mantra: Sibling revelry and rivalry

By Ghulam Rasool Dhelvi Exchanging gifts with siblings is an amazing way to strengthen ties and reduce rivalry between siblings.  Rakshabandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan — the fifth month of the luni-solar calendar. The bond between a brother and a sister is unique. It is full of love, unconditional support, camaraderie, fights and friendship. Our …

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Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) ; The Legendary Who Ignited a Community

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The history of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) begun from his father Sheikh Usman who was one among the family series of Prophet Muhammed’s first disciple, Aboobacker Siddeeq (R). He was one of the chief Sultan in the Hamadan province of Iraq. However, Sheikh Usman, a very devout and reluctant to the material world, abandoned his kingship and traveled around …

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Inclusive Sufi ethic is taking a battering worldwide, but it has displayed a robust will to survive

By Sonia Sarkar “False claimants of the peaceful Sufi ideology are emerging. They have become overtly ritualistic pirs (priests), dynastic gaddi nasheens (custodians of the shrines) and self-serving and rapacious mujawirins (shrine keepers),” says Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, classical Islamic Scholar and researcher in Media & Communication Studies at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia. Clearly, some sections of Sufis have forgotten these …

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‘Brothers-in-arms for peace’: CRPF shares image of jawan offering namaz while another stands guard

The Srinagar unit of the Central Reserve Police Force shared a couple of photographs on their Twitter account that generated a lot of interest across social media platforms. In the image captioned as “Brothers-in-arms for peace”, a man in uniform can be seen offering namaaz while the other stands guard with a baton and rifle on him. The images elicited multiple responses, mostly positive, …

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Art for Peace

Art for Peace Program

As Part of Peace Now and Forever Campaign Between Pakistan and India Date: 29th July 2017- Hyderabad A Report   The Peace Now & Forever Campaign is conceived with the objective of addressing the deteriorating relations between Pakistan and India and to provide platforms to enable common people and civil society to demand peace and condemn attempts at war mongering in …

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Leading Sikh body commemorates Muslim chief

Leading Sikh body commemorates Muslim chief

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday installed picture of Muslim chief Rai Kalha, shown receiving Ganga Sagar (pitcher) from 10th Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh at the Central Sikh Museum. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and Golden Temple head granthi Giani Jagtar Singh. The ninth descendent of Rai Kahla, Rai Azizullah Khan, who is the custodian …

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Christians and Muslims unite at protests to defend Al-Aqsa

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Palestinians in Jerusalem have refused to enter Al-Aqsa Mosque for the eighth day in a row to protest the metal detectors Dozens of Christian and Muslim Palestinians gathered yesterday in front of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem, south of the West Bank, to protest against Israeli violence at the Al- Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The participants lifted banners demanding Israel …

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