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An Original Indian Woman

A struggle is afoot to bring back sanity, prevent suppression of criticism, and refusal to accept hatred as the normal way of life. Hindus and Muslims will not soon begin to build temples and mosques side by side. But Indians will – more and more – accept the rising global …

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Reason and Logic

In this milieu of irrationalism, which appears to be growing and spreading, Muslims have another challenge to face. After the universal traits of hypocrisy, dishonesty and duplicity, which have already affected them, how will they escape this new malady [of the loss of straight-thinking]? Unless combated, it promises huge repercussions, …

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Protected: A Free Lunch

About YMD Among the major publications of IQRA Publications is the popular Islamic monthly in English, the Young Muslim Digest, arguably among the foremost in this type of publishing in India. This magazine is being brought out regularly by IQRA Publications since the past 36 years.

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A New Attack

We have been persistently asked to comment on a talk (we have no idea who it is) which is fast and wide circulating on the social media. The speaker alleges that a Mufti(whosoever he may be) has stated that he keeps “science at the tip of his shoes.” Since such …

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A Deity Falls

It was early in the seventeenth century that, analyzing data provided by Tycho Brahe, Kepler was able to work out laws describing the motions of planets in the solar system. It was a big step forward which set in motion the seventeenth-century scientific revolution. Since then, it has been a …

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Have the Leaders Failed the Ummah?

The problem of a definition of terrorism starts from powerful countries, which stubbornly refuse to define it. What definition will leave out several major acts of recent times if it is defined: asks SYED IQBAL ZAHEER. One of our readers has sent us a video-recording for our comments. We have …

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The Chaos

Western youth is not as bewitched, as is the Muslim youth bewitched by the material progress of the West, Japan, China and others. And the phenomenon – of disappointment and loss of faith – is growing. On the other hand, Muslim youth, of all regions, having lost their close contact …

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Reason and Logic (Part-2)

If we draw the lesson from the Qur’an that if the relation between intellect and belief is inversely proportional, meaning, belief entails gain in sacred intellect, and disbelief brings down the curse of its loss, except for its profane version, then, what does the loss of intellect on the part …

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The Art of Writing

Writing is an art. But it differs from other arts in that it does not demand–for a start – a few inborn qualities, tastes, and skills, as those others do. For example: painting. Not everyone can paint with success. (Most often, the West hides its aesthetic poverty by gluing the …

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