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Spiritual Insights on Non-Violence

Spiritual Insights on Non-Violence

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this latest book of his, a collection of 21 short, deeply insightful essays, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan persuasively argues the case for non-violence as a means for negotiating differences, based on his understanding of Islam. Non-Violence and Peace-Building in Islam By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Published by: Goodword Books, NOIDA (India) (www.goodwordbooks.com) Year: 2017 Pages: 127 […]

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Burnishing the Image of a Maligned Emperor

Burnishing the Image of a Maligned Emperor

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The author dredges deep to dig out a fund of historical material to map out the intrigues besetting the Mughal court. Aurangzeb: The Man and The Myth, By Audrey Truschke Penguin Viking, Pages 189, Rs. 399 Reviewed by Basharat Hassan Author Audrey Truschke puts the war of succession that led Aurangzeb to eliminate his brothers […]

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Insipid Fare, Sans Analysis

Insipid Fare, Sans Analysis

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The book under review is a run-of-the-mill work which, with a few exceptions, repeats all that has been said earlier by a host of similar publications. An Islamic Guide to Happy Married Life All India Milli Council, Tamil Nadu Chapter 195, Angappa Naicken Street, Mannady, Chennai-600001, Ph: 90030-13949. Rs. 50, pages 140. By A Staff […]

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NEW ARRIVALS

NEW ARRIVALS

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sufi Comics–Rumi vol. 2 By: Mohammed Ali Vakil, Mohammed Arif Vakil & Rahil Mohsin Pages: 114 Price; Rs. 400 Published by; Sufi Comics, Bangalore (www.suficomics.com)

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Filling the ‘Void’ with Spiritual Intelligence

Filling the ‘Void’ with Spiritual Intelligence

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

This superb little motivational book encourages us to contemplate on our own life. It stops us in our tracks, making us to question if running after fame and wealth is the real purpose of life. 7 Steps to Spiritual Intelligence By Musharraf Hussain Published by: Kube Publishing Ltd, Markfield, Leicestershire (UK) Reviewed by Nigar How […]

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Capturing Missionary Zeal of a Humble Man

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Harekala Hajabba A social worker of rare genre By Ismath Pajeer Talent Research Foundation Vishwas Crown Opp. Yenepoya Nursing Home Kankanady Mangalore-575002 Ph: 0824-4267883 Price : Rs. 50, Pages: 56 Harekala Hajabba is a household name in Karnataka’s Mangalore district. The humble orange-seller from Mangaluru (previously Mangalore) took upon himself the task of setting up […]

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Nuggets of Ecological Wisdom

Nuggets of Ecological Wisdom

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this slim but deeply-insightful book, the author persuasively argues the case for what he calls ‘environmental spirituality’, which he sees as inhering in various different religious traditions. Environmental Spirituality By S. Ignacimuthu Publisher: St Pauls, Mumbai Year: 2010 Pages: 126 Price: Rs. 80 That the earth is today faced with a grave ecological crisis […]

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An Islamic Vision of Non-Violence

An Islamic Vision of Non-Violence

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this very timely book, Jeffry Halverson persuasively argues for the validity of a different narrative of Islam, one based in and committed to nonviolence. Searching for a King—Muslim Nonviolence and the Future of Islam   By Jeffry R. Halverson   Published by: Potomac Books, Washington DC Reviewed by Roshan Shah The notion of Muslims and Islam […]

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A Call for Spiritual Renewal

A Call for Spiritual Renewal

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Name of the Book: Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective Author: Nouman Ali Khan Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd (Markfield, Leicestershire, United Kingdom) Year: 2017 Pages: 252 Reviewed by: K. Suhela Revive Your Heart: Putting Life in Perspective is a call for spiritual renewal. This collection of essays urges us to make basic changes in […]

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A Little Book with Loads of Wisdom!

A Little Book with Loads of Wisdom!

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

This book is slim and light, and makes a wonderful gift to be given to friends! Sharul Hussain and Kube Publishing deserve a very hearty ‘Thank You’ for bringing out this book, which has been published under the “The Treasury Series in Islamic Thought and Civilisation”. A Treasury of Sacred Maxims: A Commentary on Islamic […]

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