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Archive for June, 2017

Rising Automation

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Economies around the world will have to redesign themselves to adopt automation. In some countries of the world, working population is constantly decreasing. Not all of these countries will allow people from other countries to migrate. Some of them feel threatened with cultural dilution and therefore are opting for automation. Others are scared of xenophobia, […]

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Sir Syed Bicentenary Seminar – Call to Give up Conformism, Orthodoxy

Sir Syed Bicentenary Seminar – Call to Give up Conformism, Orthodoxy

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Roshan Baig, Minister for Urban Development and Hajj, regretted that a Muslim youth born to a Libyan couple had killed 22 persons in a suicide bomb attack on a theatre in Manchester. Bengaluru: Speakers at a seminar on social reformer Sir Syed Ahmed Khan came down heavily on conformism and called for innovation of thought […]

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Muslim Shop Owners Highlight Mercy of Islam by Forgiving Burglars

Muslim Shop Owners Highlight Mercy of Islam by Forgiving Burglars

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Leicester, England: The owners of a coffee shop in Leicester, England were left devastated after burglars broke into their shop, taking valuables and causing damage to property. However, despite feelings of anger and frustration, they decided to forgive the burglars, motivated by their Islamic faith. They posted a message of forgiveness on the shop’s window hoping […]

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Shopping for a Suitable Bride Groom

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Once upon a time, we experienced the phenomenon of a suitable bride’s parents going through the pain of finding a suitable bride groom. Now that pain has shifted to the bride groom’s parents who are looking for a suitable bride in Bangalore. This could be attributed to drop in the girl-boy ratio within the Muslim […]

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Integrating Values in Education – Moving From ‘Me’ to ‘We’

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Until and unless education enables us to move from ‘me’ to ‘we’—which is possible only by linking it with spirituality—chaos and confusion and self-centeredness will continue to dominate individual life and collective life. By Swami Muktananda The motivating factor at every point in our life is the desire to move from a sense of inadequacy, […]

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Grateful for the Encouragement

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I would like to thank Mr Sahil Khan for his letter in the May 2017 issue of Islamic Voice, appreciating my story in the Children’s page. Thanks for his kind words about me. I am grateful for his encouragement and his precious prayers for me. Syed Moinuddin, Kolar

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Talking Positive: A Little Tip To Be Happy!

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Instead of moaning about how cold, or hot or humid it is, we could gaze at the clouds floating past and reflect on this beautiful bit of God’s creation. By Yoginder Sikand It isn’t that I’ve completely dropped the habit, but I do think things have improved considerably with me on that front. There was […]

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Religious Highhandedness

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The write-up, “Need to bring down the din” in Islamic Voice, May 2017 is apt. Since religion is a private matter, the observance of religious rituals should be confined to the place of worship. Our devotion to God/ religion should not be a cause of conflict in our multi-religious social set up. A true Muslim […]

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Thanks for the Clarification

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I thank Islamic Voice for publishing the clarification required by me regarding payment of zakat, as per my letter of March 30, 2017 to the Editor. The matter regarding the zakat and the Haj pilgrimage were answered by you in the May 2017 issue, and I have understood it. ShahJehan Sheikh, Kolhapur

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Islamic Voice Changed My Life

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This is a letter of thanks to the whole team of Islamic Voice for changing my life forever. Since the time that I was a kid, I used to anxiously wait every month, to read Islamic Voice. This paper has changed my life in so many ways which cannot be explained in this letter. The […]

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