Islam's view on Terrorism

Islam categorically rejects and condemns every form of terrorism. Was Islam spread by the sword? No. Had Muslims adopted a strategy of propagation of Islam by the sword then they would have gone against the following fundamental tenet of the Holy Qur’an: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong… (Ch.2: V.257) They would also have gone against the example of the founder of Islam, The Holy Prophet (saw), who always opted for the most peaceful and just strategy in any situation. His example of peace and forgiveness is matchless. A prime example of...

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Women in Islam

The Islamic concept of equality between men and women The Holy Qur’an states that all believers, without distinction, are equal and those only righteous deeds elevate one person above another. Muslims, therefore, have an immense respect for righteous and pious men and women. Islamic history also tells us that men and women both served in many capacities from being teachers, doctors, leaders and even as soldiers in battle when Muslims were under attack. Islam however also recognizes that such equality does not mean that men and women are the same. It notes their different physical and...

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Muhammad the Liberator of Women

I The various aspects of the life of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) are all so sublime, that in the matter of choice, a writer on the subject soon finds himself baffled and selection becomes very nearly impossible. In consideration of present day needs, however, I wish to take up that side of the Holy Prophet’s life which concerns the way in which he purged the world of that form of utter slavery which had been for all time the curse of humanity. I mean the slavery of women. Before the advent of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) women in...

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Urdu Section

جماعت احمدیہ مسلم کا مختصر تعارف بانی جماعت احمدیہ کے بانی حضرت مرزا غلام احمد قادیانی ہیں۔ آپ نے اسلامی کیلنڈر کے مطابق تیرھویں صدی ہجری کے آخر اور چودھویں صدی کے شروع میں یہ دعویٰ فرمایا کہ میں وہی مسیح اور مہدی ہوں جس کا امت محمدیہ ﷺ چودہ سو برس سے انتظار کررہی ہے۔ اور میری بعثت کا مقصد یہ ہے کہ اسلام کو دوبارہ دنیا میں غالب کیا جائے۔ مقصد بعثت آپ نے اس بات کی اچھی طرح وضاحت فرمائی کہ اسلام اللہ تعالیٰ کا آخری دین، آنحضرت ﷺ خاتم النبیین اور قرآن کریم آخری شرعی کتاب ہے اور اس میں ہرگز کسی تبدیلی کی گنجائش نہیں۔ مسیح اور مہدی کا مقصد تو درحقیقت مسلمانوں کو اسلام پر دوبارہ قائم کرنا...

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Religious Issues

THE RELIGION OF MAN Before we talk about the religion of Islam, we must explain what we mean by the word religion. We know that there are many religions in the world today such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and, of course, Islam. The question we want to ask then is: what is the common factor among all these religions? Before we answer this question let us take a look at some religious people, of whatever faith they may be, and compare them with the people who do not follow any religion. In such a comparison we notice some important differences between the two groups: The...

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Modern Science & Religion

Any divide between revelation and rationality, religion and logic has to be irrational. If religion and rationality cannot proceed hand in hand, there has to be something deeply wrong with either of the two. Does revelation play any vital role in human affairs? Is not rationality sufficient to guide man in all the problems which confront him? Numerous questions such as there are examined with minute attention. All major issues which intrigue the modern mind are attempted to be incorporated in this fascinatingly comprehensive statue. Whatever the intellectual or educational background of the...

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Islam's Response to Contemporary Issues

The single most important malady of the world today is the absence of peace . In the contemporary world, man, as a whole, has reached a high standard of achievement in material progress, made possible by the advancement of science and technology in every sphere of human requirement at a mind-boggling pace. No doubt, the more fortunate sections of human society, known as the First and Second World , have a much larger share of the fruits of scientific progress in the contemporary age, but the Third World has also benefited to a degree. Rays of progress have penetrated even the innermost...

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Islam’s teachings of Loyalty and Love for One’s Nation

Love For One’s Nation Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba) says: "It is very easy to simply speak of, or hear the words, 'loyalty and love for one's nation.' However, in reality these few words encompass meanings that are wide ranging,beautiful and of tremendous depth. Indeed,to fully comprehend and understand what these words truly mean and what they require is actually very difficult.We will try to explain very briefly Islam's concept of loyalty and love for one's nation. Faithfulness to One's Nation First and foremost, a fundamental principle of Islam is that a person's words and deeds should...

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Unity of God in the light of the teachings of World Religions

Our World Today In this age of development the world has acquired a status of Global village and there is spectacular material progress. But at the same time there is steep downfall in the moral and spiritual values of people globally. This fact has already been admitted by various religions and their religious leaders. Socio-Political disorder and anxiety which is prevalent in this society is the daily outcry of the printing media today. Though all the religious leaders explain their concern over this issue but none of them ever try to take concrete steps to resolve the problem. As the...

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Freedom of Conscience & Expression in Islam

Freedom of Conscience & Expression are the fundamental rights of every human being. Islam is the first religion of the world which established the honour and dignity of man by acknowledging the rights with all their essentials. The Holy Quran acknowledges the absolute right of every human being, irrespective of his caste, creed, religion, colour or race, to accept, profess and practice the religion of his choice and also to renounce his religion at his will. The Holy Quran Says: "There is no compulsion in religion. Surely, the right way has become distinct from error." (Al-Baqarah: 257)...

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Ahmadiyyat - The True Islam

The foundation of Jama’at Ahmadiyya was laid by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad as of Qadian, (1835-1903) by the Divine ordain, on 23 rd march 1889 , in Ludhiana, which was later named as “Jama’at Ahmadiyya Muslima”. It is neither a political movement nor, tries to fulfill any worldly ambition. The Jama’at highlights the glory of Islam with a clear distinction, that Islam is a religion of peace and non- violence. Dear friends!! In this age, God has established “Ahmadiyyat” in order to present the true teachings of Islam, founded by The Holy Prophet Muhammad saw before the world and to refute all...

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