Peace has been a long cherished dream of humanity since times immemorial; but its relevance and scope in the modern world has increased manifolds. The term "peace" has innumerable connotations. The oldest understanding of peace is that synonymous to equilibrium and stability. Peaces being the greatest concern of man, all religions attach much importance to it. But Islam’s concept of peace needs to be studied in more detail as, in the present times; violence is mostly spoken of with reference to Islam. The primary texts of Islam; the Holy Quran and the Hadith of Prophet (PBUH); are replete with instructions and exhortations for peace.