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The Uighurs and China’s Long History of Trouble with Islam

Islam was of little concern to China’s rulers when the religion arrived in the seventh century. Then problems began to arise. In late 2018, I spent several days at the Forbidden City, the gargantuan palace in the middle of Beijing … Continue reading

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Delhi: In a first since Independence, no Urs celebrations at Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: For the first time since 1947, the annual Urs festival commemorating the death anniversary of Sufi Saint Amir Khusro will not be celebrated. Source: Delhi: In a first since Independence, no Urs celebrations at Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah | … Continue reading

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Ramadhan Mubarak!

Ramadan Mubarak! The first day of fasting in USA is Friday, April 24. May Allah (swt) accept your fast. May you find the fast easy and may you gain deep insight into your connection with the divine.

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Why Holi in this Dargah in UP is unique | The Rahnuma Daily

Barabanki, March 10 (IANS) This is a Holi that is different to the only being celebrated in the rest of the country. Dewa Sharif Dargah, the shrine of the Sufi saint Haji Waris Ali Shah, is the only dargah in … Continue reading

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The stanzapelters

Three poets, three different sensibilities, one Calcutta-based publisher and one common theme Source: The stanzapelters

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