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Mawlāna Idrīs Kandhalwi’s Sīrah al-Mustafā: Views of Some Modern Scholars

Mawlāna Idrīs Kandhalwi’s Sīrah al-Mustafā: Views of Some Modern Scholars

Javeed Ahmad Malik Introduction Thousands of books have been written on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and God knows how many more can be written in this field in the future, but it is quite obvious that justice can never be done to his blessed biography in a single work. Nevertheless, the last quarter […]

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Another Autumn

Another Autumn

Syed Mustafa Ahmad Another Autumn has come, to haunt us again. Same sighs and worthy pleas Striking the firmament to fall silently. Pale leaves trampled out of shape Carried away by the blood thirsty winds here and there. Lifeless trees moving to be called living; Otherwise, the chests are too cold to be called alive. […]

 Arshid Aziz

Homeland

Homeland

He snatched our Identity now, we are in exile- without homeland! What worth are we? Who shall love us, who shall love you? Who will be courageous enough To overlook military boots amid abysmal darkness And glow a candle. Of love, of hope. Now, without address how will we share love letters? Who will paint […]

 Khan Ansur

Bullying – when I decided to commit suicide!

Bullying – when I decided to commit suicide!

Bullying is the most experienced but less talked about evil phenomenon in our society. At an individual level, it sometimes leads to suicide while as at a collective level it leads to civil war. Here, Khan Ansur, who once happened to be its victim, writes about it.

“Whenever I would utter my name, I was mocked and ridiculed for it was, and in fact, it is, altogether a different name from the rest. Many times, some of my relatives also were party to this humiliating attitude.” Bullying Persistent intimidating acts intended to make life unpleasant for another person can be called bullying. […]