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Internet Is Not a Holy Place, says British Muslim Scholar

Originally posted on Cafe Dissensus Everyday:
By Mujeeb Jaihoon Many religious-minded youths today look upon the internet as a source for spiritual enlightenment. In their zeal for outright righteousness, they innocently fall prey to many half-baked scholars, who are driven more by agitation than conviction. “The Internet is not a holy place for spiritual seekers,”…

Eid ul Adha – The Sacrifice Feast

  Muslims across the globe celebrate Eid-ul-Adha annually which is also called as a sacrifice feast. The date of this festival depends on sighting of the moon. Eid-ul-Adha also marks the end of annual pilgrimage of Hajj. Eid-ul-Azha dawns with the Eid prayers followed by the sacrifice of animals, visits with family and friends, exchange … Continue reading

The Ethical Ideal of Islam and Indian Muslims (Iqbal 1908)

The following is a part of the work of Dr Muhammad Iqbal that was presented by him in Lahore (1908) upon arrival back to the sub-continent. This was following the completion of his higher education in the West (1905-1908). Dr Muhammad Iqbal, a member of the Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-Islam, importantly, did not present his usual poetry at the annual event of the Anjuman between the years 1908-1911. Instead, Dr Muhammad Iqbal presented three articles during this period. The work presented here is from the first of these three articles and contrasts the state of the Muslims of the sub-continent with the ethical ideal that has been given by Islam to the world. Continue reading

International Sufi Conference in #India

For those of you who missed it, here is the latest development from the Muslim world. India hosted the International Sufi Conference, a global gathering of Islamic scholars from the Arab and Non Arab world. The conference was aimed at providing a counter narrative against the plague of extremism and terrorism, which has been falsely … Continue reading

Islam and the Distribution of Wealth

At a time of global advancement in various fields such as science and technology: communication across the seven seas has become instant, the duration of transcontinental journeys has reduced from months and years to a matter of hours and the world has been reduced to a global village. However, an issue of great importance that … Continue reading

Open letter by @ZaidZamanHamid

#Palestine under attack by #Zionist invaders again.

Palestine, is not just a country, it is not just a piece of land, it is a state of being! October, brought with it yet another wave of pharaonic oppression and tyranny. The Zionist occupying forces initiated systematic killing of the Palestinian youth. The Palestinian youth, armed with nothing more than sticks, stones and occasional … Continue reading

#MinaStampede during #Hajj and our reaction!

Hajj – when millions of Muslims flock to Makkah, to find the temple of God within, to wash away their sins and realize their true purpose. Hajj, is not just a religious ritual, it is a journey towards self realization. This year the Muslims all across the globe are holding their hearts in pain after the series of unfortunate events which have occurred before and during the hajj.
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First ever #AntiTerrorCurriculum by Dr.Qadri

In the past couple of years, the world has seen the new face of terror known as ISIS (Islamic state of Iraq and Syria) . ISIS did what Al-Qaeda or Taliban failed to do in the post 9/11 era. What was it that ISIS did differently? Well, ISIS successfully managed to brand “their own version … Continue reading

Mocking the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ: Why It Doesn’t Work

Originally posted on Muslim Words:
People mock other people. This is just an inevitable part of life. I’m pretty sure that even before language was a thing, cavemen ran around grunting at each other in derogatory ways. People mocked in the past and people will continue to mock in the future. Now, I’m not saying…

A Revolutionary Perspective of Shaykh ul Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri

Originally posted on Operation Pakistan:
Recent Developments It is no secret that over the past few years, Shaykh ul Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri has become one of the most discussed personalities throughout Pakistan and beyond. Where there is love and adoration, there also stems hatred, confusion and despise. This is in no way…