What Constitutes as Having Imān?
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By Muftī Rashīd Ahmad Ludhyānwī
Translated by Zameelur Rahman
Question:
In a public gathering, Gandhi stated these words while delivering a speech: “I do not understand why I should not recite the kalimah? Why should I not praise …

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