The Ijtema – Bringing Truth Forward®


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The.Ijtema® Makes Available to its Readers a Very Rare, Two Volume, 900 Page Book on One Among the Two of the Muslim world’s Most Respected Islamic seminaries: Dar al Ulum Deoband.


As salaamu alai kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakathu,

Here’s the download link of perhaps the most authentic book written on the history of the world famous Islamic seminary, Dar al Ulum Deoband, titled:

‘History of Dar al Ulum Deoband’

written by Maulana Sayyid Mahboob Rizvi and translated into English by Prof. Murtaz Husain F. Quraishi. Continue reading


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The Man Who Challenged God.


This story is a huge reminder for all of us.

A man in Uttar Pradesh, in North India, decided to die by his own timetable, and “challenge God”. He decided to meet his maker at 12.12.12 (12 minutes and 12 seconds after 12 noon) on 12-12-12. Continue reading


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The Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa [Bait ul-Muqaddas] on the effort of Tabligh.


Shaykh Ali Umar Yaqoub Abbasi, the head Imam and Khateeb of Bait ul-Muqaddas [Masjid al-Aqsa, Palestine] is recently reported to have said,

“Deen has spread throughout the world through Dawah and Tabligh. Because of it, we are Muslims today. Deen will prevail till Tabligh prevails and will go away if Tabligh is stopped. That is why we have to participate in the effort of Tabligh.” Continue reading


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The Amazing Story of an English Spy at Dar al Ulum Deoband, 1875.


As salaamu alai kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

A cornucopia of arts, science, mathematics, guns, languages, and what not! Its a long read but a brilliant one, really worth the time.

Deoband tafsir

The time when the Dar al-Ulum, Deoband was established only nine years had passed over the fight for freedom of A. D. 1857.

Since the common Muslims and the elders at the Dar al-Ulum had taken up arms and ranked against the English in this fight for freedom, the English government was very much antagonistic to the Muslims, suspicious of and ill-disposed towards them. Continue reading