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He also talks of two different interpretations of Islam: one by the Ulama or the Qazi, and the other by the ­Shaikhs or the Pirs. He refers to some of their most important practices, and shows a comprehensive understanding of their beliefs....

Among the non-Sikhs who have revered Nanak are great Muslim poets. Nazeer Akbarabadi among them (1740-1830) in a paean to the Guru celebrated him for the succour he brought to those who embraced his message of human fellowship before one God....

 

According to the Qur'an, every nation in the world receives at least one prophet who speaks to it in its own language. However, one nation, the Children of Israel, has received a great many prophets. The Qur'an doesn't explicitly tell us why so many prophets arose within the Children of Israel, but a careful reading of the Qur'an reveals an answer….

At that time he received a letter from the Nawab stating, 'Panditji, Aapke Baghair Mujhe Kuch Achcha Nahi Lagta Hai' (Panditji, I don't feel good without you). On receiving this letter, Pt Tribhuwan Nath caught the first train and left for Jaora, and on reaching there he went straight to the Nawab and said, "Nawab Saheb, Aapne Yeh Baat Mujhe Pehle Kyon Nahi Batai?” (Nawab Saheb, why did you not tell me this before?)....

Eight hundred years after St. Francis of Assisi visited Jerusalem, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, along with Rev. Francesco Patton, custodian of the Holy Land of the Franciscan Order, visited Al-Aqsa Mosque on Oct. 3 and met with the Islamic Waqf (Endowment) Council....

 

Throughout Sikh history, the Rubabis have displayed their loyalty to the gurus. It was Bhai Bavak, a Rubabi with Guru Hargobind, who rescued his daughter, Bibi Veera, from the Turks, when no other Sikh dared cross into their territory.”...

 

He has applied the lessons of his own life to combat the anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and prejudice that infects our world: Don’t be afraid to open your mind to the people and ideas that you have learned to fear, distrust, or even hate....

 

Let us rather recognize each other as brothers and sisters under the fatherhood of “the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth.”…

We take non-Muslim women into the Masjid, breaking the myth that women are not allowed inside. All this opens people’s eyes to the reality, combating their ignorance,” says Ahmed....

 

This unusual cultural infusion which is at the origin of the Moroccan proverbial sense of tolerance, communion and togetherness is reflected in the Moroccan hospitality concept mrahba and acceptance of the other in his otherness.....

 

In some villages, the rise of the right wing has reduced the participation of upper-caste Hindus. “But it remains a festival of harmony, with strong participation from Hindus. “In fact,” says Tarikere, “we have documented Muharram celebrated in villages without a single Muslim family.”...

 

If each people truly follow the best of its own religious teachings the Messiah/Mahdi will surely have arrived and God’s Kingdom will be established....

The photographs of Ansari, crying and pleading with folded hands, and of Parmar in his saffron headband, arms aggressively raised and fists balled, had become iconic images of the 2002 violence....

 

The audience, generally a mix of people from all religions, is appreciative. For most of them, the most fascinating aspect is listening to a Hindu myth in Urdu.“Mahabharata is undoubtedly a classic, but the portion which is selected and highlighted through poetry and narration are so morally accurate and humanising,”...

 

The Prophet said, “What is this day you are fasting?” They said, “This is a great day in which Allāh saved Moses and his people, and he drowned Pharaoh and his people. Moses fasted on it due to gratitude, so we also fast on it.”...

 

But Africa also presents pastoral problems that seem at times beyond the reach of any religious leader, no matter how charismatic. Nor does Francis, despite his compassion for African migrants to the rich world....

 

A pious Muslim couple Subaida Thennad and Abdul Azeez Haji had three children of their own and they fostered three more, Sreedharan and his two elder sisters Ramani and Leela. The Muslim couple adopted these Hindu kids when their widow mother, Chakki passed away due to sudden illness....

Sixty-five-year-old Rajkumar Gaur used to stay at Saddam Hussain's residence in Rangia's Khandikar village after the death of his father rendered him homeless in the 1990s...

According to media report, in Mari village, due to scourge of unemployment Muslim population has slowly eased themselves out of the village into places where their life could be possible, leaving behind their immovable property that is their place of worship....

 

The 50th anniversary of the arson attack on the Al Aqsa Mosque comes as the holy site witnesses almost daily confrontations between worshippers and Israeli security forces escorting hordes of fanatic Jews who break in and wreak havoc on its grounds....

 

Recently, while studying Qur’an with Ibn Kathir’s tafsir, I learned of an amazing event involving two rabbis and the Holy Ka’bah. While explaining Ayah 44:37 in the Quran, Ibn Kathir relates the following events...

 

Never before was civilization so shallow in matters of faith and never before a unanimous and collective onslaught was launched against the sacred, Transcendent and divine. A mere mentions of words like “Divine”, “sacred” or “Transcendent” makes people, experiencing the opiedation of modernism, to rise their eyebrows....

Over the course of the next century, scholars, often in collaboration with Arabic-speaking Jews, became aware of the intellectual legacy of Islamic culture preserved in the libraries of Toledo....

 

Every religion has changed the course of history and uplifted societies. It has demonstrated its relevance and usefulness throughout history, and the modern age is no exception...

As Indians we do not expect that our heroes are given any space in Pakistan, and that is why I say that these reports seem strange. But the fact is that Indians are mostly ignorant of Pakistan and our knowledge is second-hand and comes from a deranged Indian media....

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