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Bahadur Shah Zafar, Translation by Annemarie Schimmel

I am the light of no one’s eye The balm of no one’s heart – I am no use to anyone A handful of dust, that’s all. – I have no form nor colour now My friend torn from my … Continue reading

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Audio slideshow: Pakistan floods tragedy

Even natural disasters in our country have an undemocratic aspect. The victims of this most recent flood, for example, are to a man, woman, and child, Pakistan’s under-privileged. It is this poor majority alone which keeps our statistics of infant … Continue reading

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Francis Robinson on Ahmadiyya

An extract from Francis Robinson’s essay – ‘Ulama of South Asia from 1800 to the mid-Twentieth Century. (Islam, South Asia, and the West, Oxford India, 2008, pp 69-70) … “Context was also crucial to the formation of a particular piece … Continue reading

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Pro-America Muslims: Good Muslim/Bad Muslim

Writing in Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog, Naseem Mahdi, the National Vice President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, introduces the attempted bombing of Times Square bombing as a “familiar” incident “when a Pakistani Muslim man allegedly attempted to detonate a bomb … Continue reading

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