90 Years of Peace Building — The Life of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan
This coming week at the 2nd annual Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi, H.E. Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah will present Maulana Wahiduddin Khan with the ‘Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Award’ for his life long contributions to promoting peace. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan on accepting his participation remarked that he shares the same dream as Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah and looked forward to his trip to address over 350 Scholars and faith leaders on the topic of how we can bring peace to the turmoil we find ourselves in.
Excerpt from Searching for a King: Muslim Nonviolence and the Future of Islam by Jeffry R. Halverson
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan conferred with Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award
At a function in Abu Dhabi , Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi, congratulated famous islamic scholar and peace activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, on being bestowed with Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali peace award.
Mr Modi said Wahiduddin’s deep knowledge and his great efforts towards peace make him the most respected scholars all over the world. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, 90 years of age now, had authored several books on Islam. In the year 2000,he was givenPadma Bhushan award, India’s third highest civilian honor.