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Happy Diwali to all our Hindu readers and what is the Muslim Times doing for you

Epigraph: So go on reminding; surely, reminding is profitable. (Al Quran 87:10) By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor Happy and a prosperous Diwali to all our Hindu, Sikh and Jain readers, from the whole of our Editorial Team. Suggested reading: Diwali: The Threshold Light in the Midst of Darkness. The Muslim Times is promoting universal brotherhood and […]

cow worship

Here’s The Unpalatable Truth About Beef And Hinduism

First posted by Dr. Falak Rahman Source: Huffington Post By M.G.S. Narayanan; Historian, academic, Former Chairman of India Council Of Historical Research The present controversy around beef eating, accompanied by violent objection and equally aggressive support, is engineered by extremist politicians on both sides reacting to the change of ruling parties at the Centre. They play […]

Salma Hayek Prophey

How Salma Hayek’s New Film ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ Brings Together ‘All Religions’ Award-winning actress and producer Salma Hayek joins a special #WMN to discuss her animated feature film “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet,” based on Gibran’s best-selling poetry book of the same name. Plus we’ll talk “Chime for Change,” 2016 and more. “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” has a unique message for children, the actress tells HuffPost Live. […]

For the Muslim Times' collection of articles to diffuse Islamophobia

The Future of Hinduism in America’s Changing Religious Landscape

Source: Huffington Post By Anantanand Rambachan; Professor of Religion, Saint Olaf College. Latest book,”A Hindu Theology of Liberation.” The recent PEW Research Center findings on America’s religious landscape revealed that approximately 56 million Americans are religiously unaffiliated and belong to the category of religious “nones”. There are more ” nones” than Catholics or mainline Protestants and the “nones” […]


The Top Five Reasons to Study Religion

Source: Huffington Post By Gary Laderman; Chair of the Department of Religion, Emory University and Editor of Sacred Matters Magazine It’s not easy being chair of a religion department. August is an especially cruel month as we close out one academic year and start up a new one, and begin again to struggle with an increasingly […]

Lord Ganesh

Indian prime minister claims genetic science existed in ancient times

Source: The Guardian Maseeh Rahman in Delhi, Tuesday 28 October 2014 Narendra Modi gives examples of Karna and Ganesha to support view that cosmetic surgery and reproductive genetics used thousands of years ago Hindu nationalists have long propagated their belief that many discoveries of modern science and technology were known to the people of ancient India. […]

মুসলিম দৃষ্টিতে কৃষ্ণ ও বিবেকানন্দের দৃষ্টিতে ইসলাম – Islamic Perspective of Krishna and Vivekananda’s Perspective of Islam (Bangla)

ভুমিকা হিন্দু এবং মুসলমান পাক-ভারত-বাংলা উপমহাদেশের দু’টি প্রধান ধর্মীয় সম্প্রদায়। এই দুটি সম্প্রদায় যদি পরস্পর ঝগড়া বিবাদ না করে শান্তিতে সহ অবস্থান করে তাহলে এই উপমহাদেশে ধর্মীয় কারণে অশান্তির আগুন প্রজ্জ্বলিত হওয়ার সম্ভাবনা নেই বল্লেই চলে। আহামদী জামা’তের প্রতিষ্ঠাতা ১৯০৮ সনে,তাঁর তিরোধানের মাত্র দুদিন পুর্বে পয়গামে সোলেহ্ বা শান্তির বার্তা নামে একটি পুস্তক রচনা করেন, […]


Women’s contributions to World Peace

By Dr Amtul Qudoos Farhat National Publications Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association, Canada Close to 300 women gathered Saturday afternoon to recognize women’s contributions to world peace and celebrate the different religions among them. The Interfaith Symposium, held at Bai’t-ul-Hamd Mosque at 1194 Matheson Blvd. E., was a female-only event. It was organized by Mrs […]


Women’s Contribution to Peace Conference Today in Canada – What Does Your Religion Say

By Dr Amtul Qudoos Farhat National Publications Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association, Canada Epigraph: Allah forbids you not, respecting those who have not fought against you on account of your religion, and who have not driven you forth from your homes, that you be kind to them and act equitably towards them; surely Allah loves […]


Hindus are not Kafir, says Indian Deobandi cleric. But Shias are Kafir, Sunni Sufis and Barelvis are mushrik

LUBP: We welcome the tolerant and inclusive approach shown by Mualana Arshad Madni, senior Deobandi cleric of India’s Darul-Uloom Deoband towards Hindu community. Maulana Arshad Madni’s father Maulana Hussain Ahmed Madni was eminent cleric of the Deobandi sub-sect of Sunni Islam. Thefore, Maulana Arshad Madni’s statement (“We should not use the word Kafir for Hindus”) carries much […]


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