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I want 'Allahu Akbar' back

The phrase is also a convenient way to express just the right kind of gratitude in any situation

Wajahat Ali | NYT 

Allahu akbar. It’s Arabic for “God is greatest.” Muslims, an eccentric tribe with over a billion members, say it several times in our five daily prayers. The phrase is also a convenient way to express just the right kind of gratitude in any situation. I say “Allahu akbar” out loud more than 100 times a day. Yesterday, I uttered it several times during my late-evening Isha prayer. Earlier, during dinner, I said it with my mouth full after biting into my succulent halal chicken kebab. In the afternoon, I dropped it in a conference room at the State ...

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First Published: Thu, November 02 2017. 08:55 IST
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