Sacred Texts

Jesus, and a grieving widow

Jesus, and a grieving widow

News of disease, death and distress is nationwide. Economic savings evaporate, and markets tumble. Hopelessness engulfs as support systems fail...

Opening the closed doors of the universe

Opening the closed doors of the universe

There are several verses in the Quran that explain how everything in the universe is constantly engaged in praise and...

Just He, not Me

Just He, not Me

A ‘thought ‘ can stand only with relation to the ‘ thought of’. But the ‘ I’ thought , by...

To make up for helplessness

To make up for helplessness

The late Maulana Wahiduddin Khan has left a veritable treasure trove of writings, which we will continue to publish in...

Invocation to Agni from Rig Veda

Invocation to Agni from Rig Veda

This is a translation of a hymn from the Rig Veda by me. It is an invocation of the Agni...

Cling to Jesus in pain

Cling to Jesus in pain

The fog of pain can blind us to see God at work in the circumstances of our life. All experience...

Dashrath and Dashmukh, a contrast

Dashrath and Dashmukh, a contrast

The great sage Goswami Tulasidasji Maharaj in his most sacred work ,‘Ram Charit Manas’ has given a beautiful description of...

Fasting and self purification: II

Fasting and self purification: II

It is with great sorrow that we let our readers know that Maulana Wahiduddin Khan passed away this week. This...

Jesus’ grief

Jesus’ grief

Corona pandemic leaves behind a trail of emotional injury, and irreparable material loss as families are stung by death. They...

Fasting and self purification: Part I

Fasting and self purification: Part I

Fasting is an exercise in self-discipline. During the month of Ramadan, the believer abstains from food and drink in the...

The story of the three skulls

The story of the three skulls

Once a rakshasa (demon) arrived at a king’s court with three skulls which he arrogantly threw down and threatened the...

The unravelling of the shroud

The unravelling of the shroud

Penelope was the beautiful wife of Odysseus, the wise king of Ithaca in Greece. Since Odysseus was morally committed to...

Man and the atom

Man and the atom

A locomotive consumes two tons of coal for every seventy miles it travels. A motor car uses up a gallon...

Jesus’ wounds heal

Jesus’ wounds heal

The wounds on Jesus body, mutilated hands and side, result from the plot of religious leaders executed by soldiers. On...

Jesus defeats death

Jesus defeats death

Manju celebrates her faith in the living Jesus every day as she claims to live her life in the victory...