Atta-ur-Rehman Khilji

The Holy Prophet (PBUH) The Most Supreme Role Model for Educators


Islam accentuates acquiring knowledge and declares education as imperative for the triumph of Muslims in this world as well as in the Hereafter. The importance Islam accords to education can be judged from the fact that the very first word that was revealed on the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was “IQRA” which means “Read”. The first five verses of the divine …

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Dignity Of Man & Equality

Dignity of man and quality

“Indeed, We have given dignity to the progeny of Adam, and bore them across land and sea and provided them with good things for their sustenance, and exalted them above many of Our creatures.”                                             (Bani Israel: 70) Islam accentuates the dignity of man and accords tremendous importance to human life, honour …

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Rise Of Extremism

The menace of extremism has plagued Muslim societies especially in the recent decades. This is perhaps the most serious challenge the Muslim world is facing at present because most Muslim societies, with only a few exceptions notwithstanding, are marred by extremism. Passing through the stages of infecting thoughts and behaviours and plaguing speech and writing, to our misfortune, extremism has …

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The Holy Prophet (PBUH) As A Diplomat

The Holy Prophet PBUH As a Diplomat

The Holy Prophet (PBUH) is a role model for the mankind in all fields of life. He set the most perfect standards for the conduct of diplomats as well. All through his life, he was always conscious of maintaining cordial relations between Muslims and other communities. The Holy Prophet (PBUH), for the first time, came into contact with foreign world …

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Before discussing the history of the growth of Islamic Fiqh or Shariah or Jurisprudence, it is imperative to have some idea about these terminologies. Shariah literally means open, straight and bright path whereas according to Islam, Shariah means those laws which are prescribed for submission to One and Only Almighty Allah. Fiqh literally means understanding or knowledge. According to Imam …

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Additional Sources of Shariah

The Holy Quran and the Sunnah (tradition) are the primary sources of Shariah (Islamic law) whereas Ijmaa (consensus of opinion) and Qiyaas (analogical deduction) are the secondary sources of Shariah because they depend on the two primary sources and have no authority if repugnant to the Quran and the Sunnah. Ijtihaad (free explanation within the originally established rules of legal …

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Islamic concept of state is that of a welfare state, which concentrates on the welfare and well-being of people, where rulers are custodians of public rights and property. There is no room for aristocracy, immunity and infallibility in Islamic concept of state and the rulers are having double responsibility and accountability. Firstly, like other Muslims they are accountable to Allah …

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