Muslim Perspectives

Postponing social reform and progress in order to keep the millat united does not work in today’s age. By Usama Khalidi The subject of social reform is like a joke about bad weather in the West: Everybody talks about it, but no one does anything to improve it. Unfortunately, we all tend to think that […]

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New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia has been conferred the Visitor’s Award for Central Universities in the categories of ‘Best University’ for Innovation and research for the year 2015, by President of India, Pranab Kumar Mukherjee. The Award was received by Cosmology and Astrophysics Research Group, Centre for Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia for path breaking […]

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How about expelling all those targeting innocents in the name of Faith, from the Fold of Islam? By Aijaz Zaka Syed Commenting on the decline and decay of the Muslim world, Robert Reilly writes in his interesting book, The Closing of the Muslim Mind: “The fatal disconnect between the Creator and the mind of his […]

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Two Eids, One Community By Azher Quader Thanks to the lively controversy between the moonsighters of America and the moonsighters of Arabia we had two days of Eid ul Adha to celebrate again in Chicago. With all the wonderful advances in technology and communications the world has made, it is indeed impressive that we insist […]

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Muslim societies are profoundly bereft of serenity, coherence and peace. The time has come for a spiritual and religious emancipation. By Tariq Ramadan As far as Islam is concerned, it must be noted that Arab and Muslim majority societies are seriously lacking in spirituality. There is not a deficit of “religion” but of spiritual life. […]

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The historical institute of secular and religious education, research academy, scientific laboratory and a global sanctuary of learning, Baitul Hikmat, marked an unforgettable chapter in the Muslim history of knowledge and sciences. By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Going by a recent survey, what all that the Arab writers, scholars and publishers hailing from 17 Arab countries […]

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Islam is about freedom. You are individually rewarded or deprived with the grace of God for your acts, neither the Muslim Students Association nor the Mufti of your town is even remotely accountable for your acts. By Mike Ghouse I am concerned about the segregated seating arrangements in colleges and Universities for seminars and other […]

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The Muslim media must totally stop spreading negative news, and, instead, engage in the task of highlighting positive news. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan One of the greatest causes of anti-Islamic sentiment among many non-Muslims is the way many Muslims themselves understand, interpret and express Islam—for instance, in a highly supremacist, extremely ritualistic and sometimes violence-driven […]

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The Whole Purpose of Life is to make God a Reality. The work of the inner life is to make God a reality, so that He is no more an imagination; that this relationship that man has with God may seem more real than any other relationship in the world; and when this happens, then […]

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Astrophysicist Prof. Malik Ingalgi lays down guidelines which may help determine the sightability of Moon From time immemorial man has been observing the daily sunrise and sunset (24 hours cycle) New Moon (or dark moon) and Full Moon occurring every month (approx. 29.50 days cycle) and the flooding of rivers year after year (365.25days cycle) […]

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