• Heart and soul is resting in body,what to do? Ummat?'
    ( By Ramsi Nh Thakur )
  • Anybody who does not believe in Islam will burn in hell fire. This is the core message of Islam. All great people of the world ...
    ( By Prince Koul )
  • محترم عزیز غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب حفظک اللہ آپ کا کام قابل ستائش ہے۔مجھے خبر ملی ہے کہ اسی مضمون کے اوپر آپ کو دھمکیاں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • محترم غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب، پوری دنیا بھر میں اکثر لوگوں کو پتہ ہی نہیں کہ وہابی عقائد کے متبعین آخر کیوں صوفی سنی مسلمانوں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • محترم غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب، پوری دنیا بھر میں اکثر لوگوں کو پتہ ہی نہیں کہ وہابی عقائد کے متبعین آخر کیوں صوفی سنی مسلمانوں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • A thoughtful article on the intrusive roles of Turkish government bureaucracies....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • It is your view. But that doesn't mean it is true. You are consoling yourself. Get out of comfort zone. It is not middle age ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • Your religious book is written by people but in Muslim. Quran is Almighty words send through Angle and words copied on pages and made in ...
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • @Khan But who has written godly books. People. So it is not fault of people but religion. Your kind of lozic is simple. Which you ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • What is true Islam I explained. Not depend on practice. In religious book written theft,lies etc are prohibited and crime ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • Are you preaching Khan sahib. That Islam has no place for this or that. Your imagination is out of tune with reality. Wishes are not ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • Echo the views of Jayaram, who has well nailed the ghettoistic mindset of radicalised Muslims who abhor everything progressive in ....
    ( By Akhtar Imam )
  • @Jayaram Shriyan give more respect to lakhs of women abandoned by majority community without divorce. give respect and rehabilitate ....
    ( By Iqbal Husain )
  • @ Jayaram Shriyan u read Quran and Hadith ie Prophet saying.Muslims women have full liberty and more power compare to Men.Thats why ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • My Muslim brethren, all that you have to do is give more freedom of choice to your mothers and sisters within the ....
    ( By Jayaram Shriyan )
  • Islam has no place for sectarianism or insurgency. It should, infact, be responsibility of the religious leaders ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • Very informative. God bless you'
    ( By Syed Ali Shahid Rizvi )
  • Kraipak Author knows "0" about what sufism actually is. Sufi is a big ....
    ( By Mehraj Ul Haq )
  • No one can dare to cleanse the theology of Islam.'
    ( By Behare Lal Dhar )
  • Egoist party'
    ( By Rama Prakash Mishra )
  • U P OJHA My comment isn't related to you, but the Muslims only.'
    ( By Mas'ud Al-Hyderi )
  • @Mas'ud Al-Hyderi If islam quits the philosophy of cutting throats of other religions, world become Islamic.....
    ( By U.p. Ojha )
  • رسول اللہ ﷺ نے فرمایا، ’’اپنی امت کیلئے واحد چیز جس کا مجھے خوف ہے وہ گمراہ رہنما ہیں (جو لوگوں کو گمراہی کی طرف ...
    ( By Mas'ud Al-Hyderi )
  • How to go with terrorism in the name of Islam? This is all political fabricated n the results of our weaknesses n lack of unity ...
    ( By Nizam Elahi )
  • You need to listen to scholars like sheikh Muhammad Al yaqoubi, Sheik yahya Al Ninouvi, and Sheikh Hamza Yousuf.... Nothing more to say....
    ( By Saddam Patel )
  • Only radical thought needs Sufi ( moderate) . Moderate d open thought needs no Sufism .'
    ( By Arun Sharma )
  • The sufi word, actually means the inner felling of soul, and follow only the right path of prophet S. A. W, and adopting the methods ...
    ( By Muzamil Gul )
  • Kuldeep Madaan ji, One thing you have said well but if you don’t use the right method while understanding the Quran, Sunnah or sira—the terms ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • nothing to do with islam folks. nothing to see here. keep that line moving.'
    ( By hats off! )
  • The link of Tahirul Qadri’s speech on wahdatul wujud and wahdatush shuhud....
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Dear Sultan Shahin sahib, Since you have quoted Dr. Tahirul Qadri in your article, please listen to his speech on the idea of Wahdatul wujud ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Prof. Naim is right about what the facts are. One must also juxtapose...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • It does not take much scholarship to see that the article is written with a particular objective in mind. The data is provided....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Of course women should make their own decisions regarding what....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Guha is right. The difference between Guha and Mander is that the former is secular and the latter is pro-Muslim. We ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • I am completely in tune with Mr. Ghulam Mohiyuddin that no religion should claim superiority. All the religions...
    ( By P.S. Bhandari )
  • Science is progressing at a tremendous speed.It does not have a prophet.Anyone can propose anything with...
    ( By dr.A.Anburaj )
  • Ramachandra Guha had conveniently present one important point...
    ( By c.sugumar )
  • my country right or wrong. that is the best that moderates can provide. imputing intentions....
    ( By hats off! )
  • The article reflects the research done by many scholars, not the author's alone. Doubting his intention is meaningless, unless one also counters ....
    ( By C M Naim )

    Spiritual Meditations
    Life Fundamentals
    Amin Valliani

    Life Fundamentals
    Amin Valliani

    Though the relationship among family members can come under stress due to modern lifestyles, with love and affection one can make the family a fortress. The art of compromise and give and take is an essential component of life. In case of rigidity and inflexibility, the family breaks up. This creates a terrible situation for all the members of family but the children suffer the most....

    Islam and Politics

    In a conflict as protracted as Afghanistan, a singularly fragile ray of hope for peace can stir up global interest. Ghani’s offer has done that. With the Americans having already recognised the impossibility of a military solution to the Afghan war, the Trump administration’s bellicose “new” approach of taking the fight to the Taliban, is in fact an attempt to fight the Taliban to the negotiating table....

    Islam and the West

    World Leaders Always Decide to let Bygones be Bygones When Rich Visitors are in Town
    Robert Fisk

    Which is why Theresa is doing something faintly familiar when she courts the kings and princes and emirs of the Gulf? In order to get their money, she is appeasing them. Yes, appeasement is her policy with wealthy Arabs, in the most literal sense of the word. She is satiating their appetite for war against the Shia. She is turning her back on the Yemen war, a quarrel in a far away country – you might say – between people of whom we know nothing....

    Hindi Section

    A Candle for Ankit  अंकित के नाम एक श्रद्धांजलि
    Ankit Saxena

    क्या धर्मों के बीच शादियों और भागीदारी में भी इस सिद्धांत को लागू किया जाएगा या किया जाना चाहिए? साम्प्रदायिकता के राक्षस को वास्तविक अर्थ में हार देने के लिए विभिन्न बिरादरियों के नवयुवकों के बीच शादी और भागीदारी को एक हरा, सेक्युलर और प्रगतिशील सिग्नल देना आवश्यक हैl लेकिन हम आज ना केवल यह कि इस विषय पर बहस का कोई हवाला नहीं पते बल्कि हम अंकित के हत्या पर एक सोची समझी आपराधिक खामोशी और बेचैनी का अवलोकन भी कर रहे हैंl

    Urdu Section

    Why Jordan King’s India Visit Is Significant for Promoting the Amman Message شاہ اردن کا دورۂ  ہند اس ملک میں غیر تکفیری اسلام کے عمان اعلامیہ کو فروغ دینے کے لئے کیوں اہم ہے؟
    Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, New Age Islam

    جو شخص ان چار اسلامی فقہی مذاہب (حنفی، مالکی، شافعی اور حنبلی)، یا دو شیعی اسلامی فقہی مذاہب (جعفری اور زیدی)، یا عبادی یا ظاهري میں سے کسی ایک پر بھی عمل کرتا ہے وہ مسلمان ہے۔ اس شخص کو مرتد قرار دینا ناجائز ہے۔ بے شک اس کا خون، اس کی عصمت اور ملکیت حرام ہے۔ اس کے علاوہ، شیخ الاظہر کے فتوی کے مطابق، یہ نہ تو ممکن ہے اور نہ ہی جائز ہے کہ اشعری عقیدے کو ماننے والوں یا حقیقی تصوف پر عمل کرنے والوں کو مرتد قرار دیا جائے۔

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Saudi Reforms Aimed At Empowering Women
    Sarwat Faiz Ahmad

    Islam encourages education for both men and women. Had it not been so, the 14th century society of Arab region would not have produced enlightened thinkers and scholars. However in course of time, true Islamic education had been vague in Saudi Arabia. But thanks to the education, once again Saudi Arabia is going to provide its men and women with equal rights in various social fields, marking a major step away from the strict guardianship system that has ruled the country for decades. In other words, it is going to be the biggest cultural shake-up in the modern history of Saudi Arabia with regard to Saudi women’s empowerment. ....

    Islamic World News

    In 4 of 11 ‘Love Jihad’ Cases, Hindu Men Converted To Islam, Finds NIA

    IHC Directs EC to Register Hafiz Saeed's Political Outfit ‘Milli Muslim League’

    US Museum Strips Rights Award From Suu Kyi

    Cubs of the Caliphate - Rehabilitating Islamic State's Child Fighters

    US Announces $5 Million Reward for Information on Pak Taliban Leader Maulana Fazlullah



    Terrorism Grossest Violation of Human Rights: India Replies To Pakistan At UNHRC


    Govt Yet To Completely Confiscate JuD, FIF Assets: Report

    South Asia

    Buddhist Mobs Sweep through Sri Lanka’s Muslim Neighborhoods

    Arab World

    Iraq Gives Death Sentence to Sister of Former Al-Qaeda Leader

    North America

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Uses #MeToo Movement to Attack U.S. And Promote Islam on Twitter


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    Don't Trade Global Peace for Economic Benefits: Iran Tells UK


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    Southeast Asia

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    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Man’s Right to Polygamy Was God-Given: PAS’ Women Chief

    Saudi Women Celebrate Women’s Day with a Jog in Jeddah

    Pune Muslim Women to Protest against Triple Talaq Bill

    Pakistan: Punjab’s First-Ever Policy Holds out Promise of Women Welfare

    Iranian Security Forces Crack Down On Protest Marking Women's Day

    Malala Yousafzai Joining Islamic Relief Canada to Support Girls' Education

    Uber vows SR1m to Back Women Driving in Saudi Arabia

    Female Mechanic Breaks Social Barrier in War-Torn Yemen

    ‘More Than 50%’: Saudi Minister Reaffirms Government Call for Women’s Central Role In Reforms

    Nigeria: Engineer, Wife, Mum! This Nigerian Female Engineer Is Breaking Boundaries

    How Terrorists Exploit Societal Gaps to Recruit Women

    Iran: NCRI Condemned the Attack on Women’s IWD Gathering In Tehran

    Iran: An Activist Kurdish Woman on Trial in Saqqez

    Women In Turkey’s Izmir Empower City Services

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    Islam and Politics

    Babri Masjid Issue, and How Can the Indian Government Resolve the Issue with Peace and Satisfy All Parties?
    Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

    In my view, whenever a possibility of a peaceful resolution exists, one party to the conflict must avail it and not sink into quarrels or controversy. After the mosque was demolished, I suggested that Muslims could adopt the same model of relocating mosques which had been adopted by Arab countries like Saudi Arabia, Syria and Egypt....

    Islam and Politics
    Paeans to the Mughals
    Subrata Mukherjee

    The Muslims also brought with them new industries like Shawls, Muslin, Galicha (carpet), stone work and other fine metallic works including gold and silver; (6) to develop a lingua franca. Urdu was developed for the common people. However, for hundreds of years, no literature, no official work and court verdicts were written in Urdu as Persian was the official language....

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    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Triple Talaq Row: Social Boycott as Punishment Is Juvenile; AIMPLB Scholars Must Follow Quran and Accept Inevitability of Change
    Sultan Shahin, Founding Editor, New Age Islam

    The root of the problem for the ulema lies in the stagnation in Islamic theological thought for over a millennium. Orthodox Islam had called for creative rethinking of issues as and when new situations emerged. This was called ijtihad. It was practised by jurists like Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Shafei, Imam Malik, Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal, etc. The gates of ijtihad, however, were closed after that. It was said that fresh thinking is no longer required. No one had the authority to close the gates of ijtihad, but ulema accepted that. This is what has caused the biggest problem. Indian ulema are perhaps the most conservative of all today. They would not even accept what their counterparts in Pakistan and Bangladesh have....

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    AIMPLB Advocates Of Instant Triple Talaq Are Gender Terrorists And Traitors Of Islam And May Be Sued For Human Rights Violation Under Cover Of Religion
    Muhammad Yunus, New Age Islam

    It puts no gender based restriction on a growing up girl. As she reaches a marriageable age (4:6), it allows her to choose her own spouse (2:221).It commands a man to give an agreed dower (saduqat) to his bride but permits her to voluntarily remit a part of it (4:4). It obligates a man to pay half the amount of the dower if it was already agreed, or a reasonable dower (if the amount was not agreed) in the event of his refusal to proceed with the marriage (2:236/237). It exhorts him to be considerate and humane in his conjugal relations by adding a spiritual dimension to marital sexuality (2:223) and dismisses any notion of marital rape by its general prohibition of not taxing anyone beyond his/ her capacity (2:233, 65:7). It entrusts man with care, support and maintenance of his wife (4:34), permits a woman in wedlock to have an independent income and to share it with others (4:32).It abolishes the custom of a man’s abandoning his wife by simply taking an oath without releasing her (2:226).It lays down clear protocol of arbitration to reconcile estranged relations in wedlock (4:35) and sets out a three month time-frame or waiting period for a divorce (2:228/229) to become irrevocable….

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Appointment of Female Qazi in India and How It Hurts Patriarchal Ego

    MCA Man Says Kelantan Shariah Law Allowing Caning Of Women Unconstitutional

    India: Muslim Women Molested, Family Assaulted, Robbed on Train in UP’s Mainpuri

    Allowed In By Trump, Afghan Girls Robotics Team Lands in DC

    Women and Children among 8 Released From ISIS Captivity in East of Afghanistan

    American eagle Hat Tips Islam with Denim Hijab for Sale

    Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

    Islamic Society
    Patience and Forgiveness in the Quran
    Maria Khan, New Age Islam

    Patience and Forgiveness in the Quran
    Maria Khan, New Age Islam

    This annual month of spiritual training is designed to develop, among other things, the quality of patience. The nature of the world is such that it necessarily requires an individual to cultivate patience. For one inevitably faces instances of loss, unpleasant experiences from others, disadvantages of various kinds, and so on. Enduring these situations with fortitude is what builds strong character, one that can go through life without succumbing to hardships or turning negative….

    Islam, Women and Feminism
    So Who Is Politicizing Triple Talaq?
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    So Who Is Politicizing Triple Talaq?
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    There is no dearth of educated Muslims who have researched and worked extensively on women issues within the community. They are progressives and a majority of them want the practice of triple Talaq to be removed. Yet, we do not see them representing the community on the television screens. Instead what we have are stale mullahs known for their antediluvian views which will put any community to shame. I do not believe that they are called because producers cannot find moderate progressive voices within the community. I believe that it is a well thought out strategy paint the Muslim community as backward by representing them through the mullahs....

    Islam and Politics

    Political Islamist Leader Erdogan’s Diplomatic Visit To India With A Doctorate From Jamia Would Not Go Down Well With The Democratic Ethos Of The Country As Well As The University
    Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, New Age Islam

    Earlier, Jamia has fairly conferred the honorary degrees to Dalai Lama, Ban Ki-moon and Amartya Sen. These spiritual, social and intellectual dignitaries have richly contributed to the global peace activism, human rights protection and scientific temperament. They do inspire the university’s students and academicians to explore the greater potentials to uphold the universal human values. But what contribution has Erdogan rendered to the educational, social or other humanitarian pursuits? Evidently, the political Islamist leader does not fit into the list of the distinguished awardees of the Jamia....

    Islam and the West

    Here Is Why Donald Trump Has No Idea about Islamist Terrorism
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    In the run up to the presidency, Donald Trump, embraced a rhetoric about Muslims which put even his far right friends in Europe to shame. Calling Muslims as enemies, he told the Americans that ‘they hate us’ that ‘they’ want to overrun America and all this because there was some fundamental flaw in their religion. For some time, it looked as if Islam and Muslims became the other of America. This polarizing campaign helped him garner votes from even non republicans who were fed on a daily diet of Islamic takeover of Christian America.  The man who advocated a complete ban on Muslims entering America, today has done a complete u-turn and is now telling Muslims to dispel extremist teachings from within their societies. His speech in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is ridden with confusion and only tells us about his ignorance of the problem that the world is confronting today in the name of Islamic terrorism.…

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    Supreme Court's Question Is Relevant: How Come A Pre-Islamic Arabian Custom Is Fundamental To Islam In India?
    Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, New Age Islam

    But the Islamic clergy, while boasting of their Qur’anic epithet of Ahl-e-Zikr, have cunningly preached the gravest misgiving on the Islamic viewpoint of Triple Talaq; that it is one of the fundamentals of the Islamic law enshrined in the Quran. A far more negative role they are playing now is that they are tarnishing the image of Islam and the egalitarian message of Quran by misleading the Muslim women who work with them...

    The War Within Islam

    The Lynching of Mashal Khan Proves Pakistan is Dystopic
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    And yet the Prophet himself gave us a very different message. One of the stories about him is that he was daily abused by a woman when he used to preach the message of Islam. The Prophet never rebuked her but actually went to her house and inquired about her health when she fell ill. That message seems to have been lost on his followers. They want to do what the Prophet never taught. Perhaps this generation of Muslims understand Islam much better than the Prophet himself. Allah definitely warns all those who insult the Prophet, but then he goes on to say that He is the only one to judge them. But today, Muslims have themselves become the judge, the jury and the executioner in cases related to blasphemy...

    Islamic Society

    A Revolutionary Enterprise for Rejuvenating Indian Madrasas
    Moin Qazi, New Age Islam

    The early Muslims made no distinction between the religious and the secular – this was a concept introduced by the British during colonial rule. Muslim scholars  distinguished between the ‘transmitted’ and ‘rational’ sciences, the former corresponding to Qur’anic commentary, the science of Hadith, and Fiqh, while the latter referred to disciplines such as Arabic grammar, poetry, philosophy, medicine, and the like. Both types of knowledge were valued and taught at the madrasa and were a source of upward mobility, prestige, and employment. Before Mulla Nizam Uddin standardized the curriculum known as the Dars-i-Nizami…

    Islam, Women and Feminism

    So What Is The Reason Behind The New AIMPLB Affidavit?
    Arshad Alam, New Age Islam

    Now again, what authorities do the Qazis have in contemporary India? How are they to ensure that the marriage contract expressly forbids instant triple Talaq? Given the situation that Muslim women are at the receiving end, what if there is pressure on them not to put this component in the contract. How is the Qazi then supposed to behave and act? The simple fact is that Qazis have no authority today and by invoking the institution of the Qazis, the AIMPLB is telling us that they still live in a time when the institution of Qazi was relevant. And that precisely seems to be the problem. They are living in a time warp and refuse to wake from their slumber and see the light of the day. The world has changed while they slept all this while.....

    Islamic Society

    What is 'Progressive' Muslim Thought?
    Dr. Adis Duderija

    Quran and Sunna were progressive in approaching ethical and legal issues of that time by having a more ethical vision beyond what was considered as status quo and customary (Ma’ruf/ 'Urf) ! Progressive Islam wants to stay true to this vision. Ethical values like justice and fairness do not remain frozen in time. They, as collective human experience testifies, in principle are subject to change as God's creative powers have a direct bearing on our own collective reason and our collective ethico-moral compass.....

    Radical Islamism and Jihad

    Who Are The New Jihadis?
    Olivier Roy

    Both terrorism and jihad have existed for many years, and forms of “globalised” terror – in which highly symbolic locations or innocent civilians are targeted, with no regard for national borders – go back at least as far as the anarchist movement of the late 19th century. What is unprecedented is the way that terrorists now deliberately pursue their own deaths.....

    Islam and the West
    Mansions of Western Wisdom
    Dr Muhammad Maroof Shah

    How come it is Ibn Sina the “Mulhid” whose argument for God is taught till date from centuries in Madrasa curriculum and it is a text on Fiqh (Bidayat al-Mujtahid) by another “Mulhid” Ibn Rushd that even Imam Kashmiri couldn’t resist praising and changing his opinion about the philosopher. And it is another philosopher Mulla Sadra whom he considered Muhaqqiq and highly recommended on such questions as afterlife.  And who can ignore his respect for Iqbal, the sage of the East?....

    Books and Documents

    The Maulana explains that before asking a question to someone, one should oneself deeply reflect on the issue. In this way, one would “gain the benefit of intellectual development”. Before asking a question, the Maulana advises, one should try to find the answer to it oneself. “Don’t consider a question as simply a question”, he says. “Rather, make it a means for intellectual development”....

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