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“Straight Path” Why We Call it a Golden Period

As a Pakistani national and as a Pakistani Muslim, we follow Islam in a way that is different from other parts of the world. Muslims with all schools of thoughts are living all over the world. It means the way Islam is practiced as a religion in our region is having some Islamic rituals that […]

organized religion

Organized Religion and Secular Societies

Will organized religion die out eventually? If so, is that a good thing? In modern times, more and more people are speaking out against organized religion. A popular stance from the opponents is observed. “We are not against individual religion. We are against organized religion. Religion should be everyone’s private matter!” Apparently, there is nothing […]

religion-tolerance

Tolerance in Every Religion

Religion is a sensitive subject for everyone, no matter what context it comes up in and where it’s being discussed. There have been many instances where it’s been easy to be tolerant of others and the ideas. However, we are not ready to listen and pay any attention. What happens to educated, intellectual human beings […]

nihilism

The Irrevocable Nihilism of Pakistan

United by religion, divided by the lack thereof Chaos comes from ignorance. Chaos comes from confusion. Chaos comes from dogmas and the inability to broaden one’s horizons limiting the mind to be a dark narrow prison. Ideology is what moved many Indian Muslims to start a struggle for independence. The unified ideology was one of […]

emotional abuse

Why Talk About Emotional Abuse?

When we talk about abuse, we don’t realize how many layers it has and how many different forms it can take. Sometimes the discussion remains incomplete because we are not able to look at the big picture. We are too busy trying to validate both parties because from the very beginning, we are taught that […]

Post Verdict Wailing

Post Verdict Wailing

If a sane non believer anywhere on earth, is informed that state of Pakistan was procured in the name of Muslims, at exceptionally high cost of abduction of ninety thousand chaste Muslim women and massacre of thousands of Muslim children, women, men and patients, he will implore that basic teachings of religion of such Muslims […]

Religion by Inheritance

Religion by Inheritance

Incidence of attack on Philadelphia Pentecostal Church, in Essa Nagri Karachi, on October 19, 2012, has necessitated the contents below. Attention of Muslim brothers is drawn to verse number 40, Surah Al-Hajj, wherein God Almighty says that if he stops replacing one group of people by another group of people, the places of worship of […]

Planned Hatred for a Religion

Planned Hatred for a Religion

If followers of every religion start planning hatred against other religions and religious leaders, the international communities will be in chaos. Whereas, every human being owns religion of humanity by birth, he has God given right to choose any of the subsequent religions. Verily, God given rights shut everybody’s mouth for all criticism for everybody. […]

American Canadian Imams Issued a Fatwa Against Honour Killings

American Canadian Imams Issued a Fatwa Against Honour Killings

Over 30 Imams signed a Fatwa on Saturday condemning honour killings as a crime, in Montreal – Canada, after court convicted Afghan immigrants for murdering four female relatives, accused of damaging their family’s reputation. Interpreting the Fatwa, they said; “There is no justification for honour killings, domestic violence and misogyny in Islam. The relationship between […]

Rationalism and Fanaticism

Rationalism and Fanaticism

Almighty’s instructions for mankind, through His Prophets, always accompany the pertinent limits. Trespassing Almighty’s prescribed limits in abiding by these instructions, for gaining ecstasy of sentiments, is called “Ishq” (In south Asian language), i.e. fanaticism. Verily fanaticism embowers no respect for Almighty’s instructions. Also fanaticism is not a state of healthy mind. A few examples […]