Maulana Wahiduddin Khan



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Function: 
Religious Figure
Traditions: 
Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
01/ 01/1925
Place of Birth: 
Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
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Biography

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan is a noted Islamic scholar. Khan was born in Uttar Pradesh in the town of Azamgarh in 1925. He graduated from a seminary of traditional Islamic learning and the went on to contribute to articles and journals before opening an Islamic Centre in Delhi in 1970. The al-Risala Urdu magazine was started in 1976 consisting of almost entirely his articles and writing. An English edition of the magazine was started in February 1984 and a Hindi version in December 1990. Some of his notable articles include 'Hijacking - A Crime', 'Rights of Women in Islam', 'The Concept of Charity in Islam' and 'The Concept of Jihad'.
Biography

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan is a noted Islamic Scholar in India and has published several books. His advice to Muslims has been to not treat unpleasant or unwanted situations as problems as this would only yield negative results. That is, one must not try to eliminate them or lodge complaints or protests against them. In fact, one should take such situations as challenges, and positively work towards overcoming them.

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