A ‘miser’ who donated generously

Special Correspondent

Mir Osman Ali Khan donated liberally to places of worship

Along with Muslim employees, Christians and Hindus given special leave for visiting holy places

The seventh Nizam also granted Rs. 1 lakh each to the Andhra and the Benaras Hindu Universities

 

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Does Islam say that Sun sets in Murky Water?

This article has several rebuttals written by different scholars and preachers which is taken from different websites. It clears every doubt about sun setting in murky water in Quran and Hadith and also explains the meaning behind sun’s prostration.

                                                          Rebuttals


First rebuttal: Sun sets in the murky water as per Qur’an?

Second rebuttal: What does it mean that the “Sun runs on to its place of settlement?” When is this? How is this?

Third rebuttal: Unreliable Hadith about Sunset in the Spring of Warm Water

Fourth rebuttal: Where Does the Sun Set, Hadith Error?

Fifth rebuttal: AntiMuslim Sun Set Arguments Refuted by That Muslim Guy

Sixth rebuttal: The correct way to describe the sun is that it “prostrates beneath the Throne” and not that it “sets in a spring of warm water”

Seventh rebuttal: Meaning of Prostration of the Sun under the Throne

Eight rebuttal: The prostration of the sun before its Lord

Ninth rebuttal: And the Sun runs on to its place of settlement…

Tenth rebuttal: Misunderstanding of a verse of the Quran and hadith regarding the sun and moon

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Does Islam consider Women equal to dogs?

This article is a response to the critics who misquote the following Hadith

Narrated ‘Aisha: The things which annual prayer were mentioned before me (and those were): a dog, a donkey and a woman. I said, “You have compared us (women) to donkeys and dogs. By Allah! I saw the Prophet praying while I used to lie in (my) bed between him and the Qibla. Whenever I was in need of something, I disliked to sit and trouble the Prophet. So, I would slip away by the side of his feet.”

 

This article has three rebuttals taken from different websites
First rebuttal: Does Islam consider women like donkeys and dogs?

Second rebuttal: Response to: women, dogs & Islamic prayer

Third rebuttal: Response to suggestion by WikiIslam that Women are considered equal to dogs in Islam

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Rebuttal to Muhammad (S.A.W) drank wine and performed ablution with it

The article first brings up hadiths trying to prove Muhammad drank wine:They said:
“Sahih Muslim: “Drinks, Drinking wine and fermentation”
Narrated by Gaber bin Abdullah:
We were with the messenger of Allah, PBUH and he asked for a drink. One of his men said: “Oh Messenger of Allah, Can we offer you wine to drink?” He said Yes. He (Gaber) went out looking for the drink and came back with a cup of wine. The messenger (Peace Be Upon him) asked, “Have you covered it with a twig in a transverse manner” He (Gaber) said, “Yes” and he (Muhammad) drank. Sahih Muslim – Hadith #3753
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Madrasas in India: A Historical Perspective

History of the madrasas in India goes back to the advent of Muslims to the subcontinent. They played an important role in the eco-cultural life of the Muslim society. In the medieval India, they used to provide with the manpower to the government to run its huge and vast machinery. A chain of these madrasas were spread in the length and breadth of the country. They were instrumental in imparting education to the masses. They were marked with the secularism in their nature. This, including with other characteristics of the madrasas, attracted a good crowd of the children even from the non-Muslim majority. This situation continued up till late 19th century. The luminaries like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dr.Rajendra Prasad and Dr.Sachdanand Sinha and thousands of others got their elementary education in madrsas.

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