Posts Tagged ‘ Islam – Veil/Purdah ’

Essence of Islam: The Veil
Introducing a new feature in which we highlight the writings of the Promised Messiah, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmadas an various topics. This month, we feature his writings on the veil. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Revelation of Injunctions Regarding Pardah (covering)
From the Life and Character of the Seal of Prophets – Volume II (Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmad(ra))
The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam – Part 5
Continuing an acclaimed and unique essay based exclusively on the teachings of the Holy Qur’an. This section features a five point elucidation of the means through which a person can purify him or herself. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
7th Annual Peace Symposium
Keynote address. Peace guarantees the tranquility of hearts but the growing distance away from God is causing restlessness. The theme of this year’s Symposium was ‘Loyalty, Freedom and Peace’. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Editorial – Religious Symbols
There seems to have been a considerable amount of adverse reaction to the wearing or display of religious symbols in recent years including ministerial comments, new corporate policies and even legislation. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Ban the Burqa?
Reflecting on the French President Sarkozy’s comments. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Islam and Women’s Rights
The rights of women in Islam and their role in shaping society. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
The Significance of Sacrifice in Your pledge
Address from the USA Jalsa 2008. Being in charge of the training ground of the children, a woman has a very high status in Islam. Ahmadi women should be ready for all kinds of sacrifices and strive for the victory of Islam. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Veil is an Islamic Commandment
English rendering of an address by the Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya community, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, given at the Annual Lajna Imaillah UK 2006 Ijtima (gathering). (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Editorial: Freedom of Religion – a right not a wrong
Are recent events over the veil and the cross threatening the freedom of religion? (Fareed Ahmad - UK)
The facts behind the ‘Veil’. (Shermeen Butt - UK)
Notes & Comments: Behind the Veil: A Muslim Woman’s Status in Islam
The donning of the veil does not deprive Muslim women of their rights and elevated status. (Khullat Munir - Germany)
Notes and Comment: Headscarves – Oppression or Freedom of Choice?
A person’s religious beliefs and customs should be given priority over secularism and false prejudice. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Islam and Human Rights
Keynote address drawing a parallel between Islamic teachings and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (Rafiq Hayat – UK)
(Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))