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Probhodhanam cover 1.jpg
Cover page of Prabodhanam weekly 2010 Jan-16
EditorT.K. Ubaid
PublisherM.K Mohammad Ali
First issueAugust 1949[1][2][3]
CompanyIslamic Services Trust
Based inSilver Hills, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Prabodhanam (Malayalam: പ്രബോധനം) is a weekly Islamic magazine published in Malayalam from Kozhikode(Calicut)[4] in Kerala, India.


It began as a monthly publication in 1949[5] but was later turned into a weekly in 1964. The magazine is officially affiliated to the Kerala Branch of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.[6][7][8][9][10] Prabodhanam was founded by founder leaders of Kerala Halqa of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, V.P. Mohammed Ali (Haji Sahib) and K.C. Abdullah Moulavi. The publisher of Prabodhanam is Islamic Services Trust based in Kozhikode. Prabodhanam celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in 2009.[11][12][13][14][15]


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  10. ^ M Rahim. Changing Identity and Politics of Muslims in Malappuram District Kerala (PDF). p. 137. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Muslim publications fail to address the general public: Dr MM Basheer". Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Grand Celebrations Mark 60th Anniversary of Prabodhanam". Radiance Viewsweekly {}. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  13. ^ Moideenkutty, A. "Mawlana Chalilakath and Darul Uloom at Vazhakkad." Prabodhanam Special Edition (1998): 64-69.
  14. ^ K.Siddique. "The Criterion". Volume 13, Issues 1-3. Islamic Research Academy. 1978.
  15. ^ The Muslim World League Journal. Volume 14. The University of Virginia.

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