Sacred Texts

Desire Christ-like love and fellowship

Desire Christ-like love and fellowship

Ramona’s life is firmly undergirded in the transforming truth of God’s love. Fellowshipping with God fills her with unspeakable joy....

Every life is important

Every life is important

My teacher once told me a favourite allegory of the great sufi, Sheikh Hamza Maqtul. A gnat was looking for...

How man loses out in life

How man loses out in life

The present world is a preview of the Hereafter. Here, a person receives in embryonic form the joys and blessings...

Why do we need to pray?

Why do we need to pray?

Do we pray ‘let thy will be done ‘ or do we pray ‘ let my will be done?’ Is...

Created for love and fellowship

Created for love and fellowship

Ramona raised an important question in her fellowship group. Her question was, since the One Creator God she believed in...

Share His  benevolence

Share His benevolence

The king had heard of the stories of the great benevolent Hatim Tai, who gave up his throne for the...

Tolerating lesser evil

Tolerating lesser evil

Umair ibn Habib ibn Hamasha, a companion of the Prophet, instructed his son, saying: “O my son, he who refuses...

Of rivers and  waters

Of rivers and waters

The quiet rippling Ganges unripples the nerves. Incessantly flowing like the mind, unidirectional, disciplined, seeking a single destination, the Ocean....

The power to live a holy life

The power to live a holy life

John was elated to know that all disciples of Christ have the Holy Spirit. “If anyone does not have the...

The cracked pitcher

The cracked pitcher

The farmer has planted a field of corn, and it is time to ensure that rodents and birds do not...

Planning based on what remains

Planning based on what remains

In this world, one simply cannot get what one wants without paying the appropriate price for it. Peace, too, has...

Fasting and feasting

Fasting and feasting

“No religion will last very long if it does not understand the common needs and desires of people and keeps...

Sacred reading of scripture

Sacred reading of scripture

Aruna recently learnt that her desires and thoughts determine her behaviour. Armed with this vital information she has begun to...

The greatest news of all

The greatest news of all

What a mass of information there is clogging the atmosphere nowadays. Everyone has some message to convey to others. But...

Teachings from an ancient tale

Teachings from an ancient tale

Once a courtier happened to see the beautiful princess. A mad desire to possess her totally possessed him. Desperate and...