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Synonyms for ulema

the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community


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In a joint statement on Thursday, PUC chairman Hafiz Mohammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, General secretary Wafaqul Masajid Pakistan Sahibzada Zahid Mehmood Qasmi, Leader of Jamiat Ulema Pakistan Maulana Sardar Mohammad Khan Leghari, leader of Sunni Ittehad Council Peer Mehfooz Mashahdi, Jamiat e Ahle Hadith Qazi Abdul Qadeer Khamosh, International Khatam e Nabuwwat leader Shabbir Ahmad Usmani, president Church of Pakistan Bishop Samuel Azrai, leader Sikh Parbandhak Committee
Misbah, Mufti Shaukat Ullah and other renowned religious scholars oriented the ulema on polio disease and vaccination in the light of Islam.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) today, the Chairman of the All Pakistan Ulema Council Sheikh Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi stressed that this criminal act is contrary to all moral and humanitarian values, as well as the principles and teachings of Islam.
He appreciated the vibrant role of Ulema of all sects for maintaining sectarian harmony.
The Sovereign expressed deep emotion and sadness, stressing that the family of Ulema in the Republic of Senegal and in the Islamic world have lost a great scholar who devoted his life to spreading the values of tolerant Islam in Africa and the Arab world.
Muhiuddin is a member of the Pakistani religious scholars' committee, which met Afghan clerics in Islamabad last week as part of preparations for the ulema conference, the Express Tribune reports.
He said that a peace committee comprising Ulema and coalition parties would be formed to help control the situation from deterioration and in case of tension would go to respective areas for ensuring peace, law and order.
The British government has hurt Muslim feelings by honouring a person, who is facing fatwa for blasphemous writings," Maulana Abul Hasan of the Ulema council said.
The Ulema of various schools of thought also held-out assurance to fully cooperate with the police in this regard.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, keeping in view the demand of Shia Ulema has allowed use of loudspeaker during majalis and processions.
Islamabad, Dhu-AlHijjah 13, 1436, Sep 27, 2015, SPA -- The All Pakistan Ulema Council has expressed sincere condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince over Mina stampede incident.
The international ulema conference, titled "Islam and Peace", is a joint venture of the Afghanistan Ulema Council and the High Peace Council (HPC).
He maintained that the situation in Afghanistan was quite different from that in Pakistan, therefore armed struggle inside Pakistan was not permissible according to the Ulema.
This reform plan, which aims to ensure that mosques fully play their role as places of worship and spiritual guidance, takes into account the requirements of a continuous interaction with the Ulema and an adapted theoretical and practical training inspired by Fiqh attayssir (a doctrine advocating flexibility in fulfilling religious obligations).
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, keeping in view the demand of Shia Ulema Wednesday approved the permission to use loudspeaker during majalis and processions.