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Festival Of Peace

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | Jun 25, 2017

Eid is celebrated on the first date of Shawwal, that is, the tenth month of the Hijra calendar. During the festival, Muslims exchange gifts, greeting their neighbours as a mark of solidarity and brotherhood.

'Instant Triple Talaq Is Un-Islamic'

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | Jun 25, 2017

As an Islamic scholar, I would say that the Supreme Court’s judgment delivered on August 22 – striking down instant triple talaq as being unconstitutional – is totally right. Triple talaq is not a principle of Islam, but is rather a ruling of certain Muslim jurists, adopted in the later period of Islam. In this matter, Muslim jurists need to correct themselves instead of wrongly justifying triple talaq.

Islam: Violent Or Peaceful?

Editorial by Sumit Paul & Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | May 28, 2017 | The Speaking Tree

In the wake of the latest terrorist attack in Manchester, UK, in which a suicide bomber blew himself up as thousands of fans were exiting Ariana Grande’s pop concert, killing 22 people and injuring 59, the question arises: Is Islam violent?

 

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‘Inherently violent’

SUMIT PAUL