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Hindu Dharma is the most profound and all inclusive religion in the world.

By Maria Wirth

It shocked Hindus: a conference on 'Dismantling Global Hindutva', supported by 38 US universities. Speakers are the usual leftists mainly with Hindu names. And of all dates, it is scheduled from 10-12. September.

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The Islamic belief that Allah is one - that none else compares to Him is explicitly mentioned in the Qur'an. Pixabay

By- Khushi Bisht

The word ‘shirk’ comes from the Arabic word ‘asharaka,’ which means ‘to share’ or ‘to make someone equal.’ Shirk, according to Islam, is when someone or something is attributed to Allah as an equal companion, or when someone or something is linked to Him.

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Zakat, a practical acknowledgement of God's bounties. Wikimedia commons

Zakat is one of the five basic tenets of Islam. Zakat means purity. Thus, this implies that a man purifies his yearly earnings by giving away one part of it in the path of God. This further implies that man should understand that his earnings or his possessions are not a result of his own making but they are a bounty given by Allah. Thus, Zakat is, in essence, a practical acknowledgment of God’s bounties. And this admission is no doubt the greatest form of worship.

Payment of Zakat every year is obligatory, on every earning Muslim, at the minimum fixed rate of 2.5 percent per annum, on all wealth that is subject to growth. This amount is given for worthy religious causes ‘for the sake of God’ and for meeting the needs of the poor and the helpless.

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Mosques and Muslim service organisations, on the other hand, have been able to partake in charitable work while maintaining social distance. Pixabay

Muslims in the United States say they feel blessed that the mosques are open for Islam’s holiest month, Ramadan, which ends on May 12.

Last year at this time, their doors were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, with the rate of infections mostly decreasing across the country and millions of Americans receiving the vaccine, mosques are reopening.

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