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Archive for October, 2013

Prophet Muhammad’s (Pbuh) Farewell Pilgrimage

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In the tenth year of the Hijrah,  the Prophet set out for Makkah to perform his Hajj. Nearly 1,00,000 believers accompanied him. Hajj is one of the five tenets of Islam and every Muslim having the means, and healthy enough to travel, must go on this pilgrimage once in her or his lifetime. In the tenth […]

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Pilgrimage-A Duty Owed to Allah By All People!

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In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Pilgrimage to the House is a duty owed to Allah by all people who are able to make the journey. As for those who disbelieve, Allah is in no need of anyone in all the worlds. Say: People of earlier revelation, why do you disbelieve in […]

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A Classical Document of Islamic Mysticism

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A cursory glance at some of the discourses indicate that the Shaikh addresses issues that are as pertinent in our times as when he spoke about them many centuries ago. Reviewed by A Staff Writer Book: Futuh al Ghaib (Revelations of the Unseen) Author: Sheikh Muhiuddin Abdul Qadir Jilani Translated into English by: Maulana Aftab-ud-Din […]

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I am Sorry Convent of Jesus and Mary, For, I Have Failed You!

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We have returned your messages of love and compassion with hatred. We have responded to your preaching of tolerance with intolerance. And today, we have murdered your kin when you did everything in your power to protect us whilst we remained in your care. By Ayesha Nasir I am a graduate of the Convent of […]

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Peshawar Attack on Christians is Brazenly Un-Islamic

Peshawar Attack on Christians is Brazenly Un-Islamic

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Muslim countries should impose strict and exemplary punishments on those who do not honor the rights of non-Muslims to life, freedom and religion. By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi God says in the Quran: “Mankind! We have created you from a male and female, and made you into peoples and tribes, so that you might come to […]

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Let’s Stop Calling Them Muslims!

Let’s Stop Calling Them Muslims!

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Muslims are supposed to respect and protect the places where God’s name is remembered and praised whether it is a Church, Synagogue, Temple, or Mosque. Muslims are supposed to be those with whom all neighbors, whether they are Muslim or not, feel safe and protected. By Robert Salaam There are roughly 60 or more so-called […]

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Obituary – Basheeruddin Babukhan

Obituary – Basheeruddin Babukhan

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The two Babukhan brothers have empowered thousands of youth from minority communities in Andhra Pradesh By A Staff Writer Hyderabad: Noted social worker and former Minister in Telegu Desam Government, Mr. Basheerduddin Babukhan died on September 11. Babukhan with his brother Ghiasuddin Babukhan set up the Hyderabad Zakat Charitable Trust some 15 years ago and […]

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People & Tidbits

People & Tidbits

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Wasim Akram marries: Pakistani left arm bowler Wasim Akram married his girlfriend Shaniera Thompson on August 22 in Lahore. First wife of the 47-year old bowler, Huma ,had died in 2009. Shaniera was a Public Relations Consultant in Melbourne. The family sources said she had converted to Islam and is learning Urdu and decided to […]

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Rajasthan Assembly Clears Maulana Azad University for Jodhpur

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By A Staff Writer Jaipur: The Rajasthan Assembly passed the Maulana Azad University Act on the last day of the last session on August 30. The private university will be set up by Marwar Muslim Educational and Welfare Society and commence its functioning in the Kamala Nehru Nagar campus in Jodhpur where it runs nearly […]

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Tall Islam and Short Muslims – Book by Mumtaz Ali Khan Released

Tall Islam and Short Muslims – Book by Mumtaz Ali Khan Released

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Bangalore: A book titled, Tall Islam and Short Muslims by former minister Prof. Mumtaz Ali Khan was released by Karnataka Governor, Mr. H. R. Bharadwaj at a brief ceremony at Raj Bhavan here on September 5. Published by Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, the book deals with misperceptions about Islam among people consequent to deviations […]

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