By Maleeva Rebello | Posted 5 hours The Haji Ali equal access issue is ratcheting into high gear. Trupti Desai made an early morning entry into Haji Ali dargah on Thursday, (though the activist did not breach the line, till where women are ... Mid Day, 1 month ago
Although social changes in this century have altered the situation of women in society opening opportunities for their participation in various fields of endeavour, patriarchal attitudes are reasserting themselves, particularly, in the religious ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
In various parts of the world, people of all faith, traditions go in large numbers to visit the shrines of Sufi saints and sages. In India, the most visited shrines are of the renowned Sufi Hazrat Khwaja Gharib Nawaz Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, Piya ...Asian Age, 2 months ago Mystic Mantra: Shrines of learning Deccan Chronicle, 2 months ago
Islam Is Non-Violence: Unfortunately Sufis, Islam's original mystics, are succumbing to sectarianism too
The malaise creeping into Sufi communities manifests in the recent violence and siege of Islamabad that glorifies Mumtaz Qadri's death. In 2011, he assassinated Punjab Governor Salman Taseer for talking about reforming blasphemy laws that victimise ...Economic Times, 2 months ago Islam Advocates Non-Violence Speaking Tree, 2 months ago
Princess Jahanara, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's daughter, was a paragon of virtues: well-educated, well-versed in statecraft, even-tempered, beautiful. Although she was on the side of Dara Shikoh in the succession battle, it says much for her stature that after Shah Jahan’s death, she was made the chief lady of the court by Aurangzeb and accorded every respect. Perhaps it is in keeping with the rest of her life that Delhi's beautiful Chandni Chowk that she had built as a Moonlit Street is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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