Monthly Archives: June 2009

Sufism: The Heart of Islam (New Book by Sadia Dehlvi)

Sadia Dehlvi’s book is a timely addition to the debates on Islam, Sufism and its accessibility and reader-friendliness. Whilst exploring the core of Sufi thought, the book traces the extraordinary lives of the early Sufis including the companions of the Prophet (PBUH), their sayings, and their emphasis on the purification of the heart. Continue reading

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Islamic Perspectives Of Inter-Community Relations

Islam teaches that all human beings, irrespective of community or race, are children of the same set of primal parents, and, so, are bound together by their common humanity. This basic Islamic teaching stresses the need for consciousness of our common humanity and of us being brothers unto each other. Continue reading

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Rahmani-30: A school Of Hope

Rahmani-30 is set up on the pattern of Bihar Super-30 which is a successful experiment to pick and train 30 students from poor economic background and prepare them for entrance exam of famous Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Abhayanand, a senior police officer of Super-30 fame helped Maulana Wali Rahmani establish Rahmani-30. Continue reading

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