Category Archives: Opinion

Hajj perspective – #1 – Unity

Dhu’l Hijjah is the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar and of which the first ten days are filled with a blessing. That blessing is the yearly journey of 2 million pilgrims to Mecca to answer the call of our … Continue reading

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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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Sufism in Kashmir

Sufism is a mystical form of Islam, a school of practice that gives emphasis to the inward search for God and shuns materialism. It has produced some of the world’s most beloved literature, like the love poems of the 13th-century … Continue reading

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Harvard University Ranks “Quran” As The Best Book for Justice

Harvard University quotes the Quran, with its divine words, which is the final revelation as believed by the Muslims. Source: Harvard University Ranks “Quran” As The Best Book for Justice

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On the shootings in New Zealand Mosques

It has taken me a couple of days and lots of inner inquiry to come to some kind of peace and respond appropriately to the recent horrific events in Christchurch, New Zealand. Not the least of my need for time … Continue reading

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