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Death: Compulsory eviction

Death: Compulsory eviction

If all the stages through which a person will have to pass, death is the most certain. Everyone who is...

The realistic approach

The realistic approach

According to religious traditions, God created the human being and settled him in Paradise. But after some time, man committed...

Goodness in every situation

Goodness in every situation

Strange are the ways ofa believer, for there is good for him in every situation. And this is not true...

Do not break a person’s heart

Do not break a person’s heart

The petal of a flower and the feather of a bird are incredibly beautiful, but at the same time both...

Abstaining from baseness

Abstaining from baseness

A believer makes mistakes but does not stoop to baseness. Mistakes are often made in sudden fits of emotion, but,...

No place for half measures

No place for half measures

A noted western writer, after studying the lives of great men, attempted to pinpoint the special qualities that were common...

Prayer from the heart

Prayer from the heart

Any person who has become conscious of the existence and presence of God has experienced the most important and heart-shaking...

God-oriented life

God-oriented life

The earth is the sun’s satellite. It constantly orbits around the sun. It takes one year to complete such a...

Accountability to God 

Accountability to God 

It is essential that man should have within his reach, a super formula for life’s management. God provides just such...

God: A source of spiritual awakening

God: A source of spiritual awakening

God is a spiritual focus for man. One whose heart is attached to God undergoes spiritual experiences at every moment....

Doing one’s bit

Doing one’s bit

was once a man who stubbornly refused to believe that it is God who provides for and nourishes his creatures....

Without an ­identity card

Without an ­identity card

 A village boy came to the city. As he was walking along the road, he passed by a school. It...

Lose in order to gain

Lose in order to gain

The Prophet of Islam has been reported as saying that the noblest charity is that of imparting knowledge to one’s...

The Divine Way

The Divine Way

There are countless stars and asteroids in the universe. All of these are incessantly rotating in the vastness of space....

The discovery of our helplessness

The discovery of our helplessness

As a created being, man is in the complete sense, a helpless creature. However, for the purpose of the test...

Lose in order to gain

Lose in order to gain

The Prophet of Islam has been reported as saying that the noblest charity is that of imparting knowledge to one’s...

The discovery of our helplessness

The discovery of our helplessness

As a created being, man is in the complete sense, a helpless creature. However, for the purpose of the test...

The divine way

The divine way

There are countless stars and asteroids in the universe. All of these are incessantly rotating in the vastness of space....

Without an ­identity card

Without an ­identity card

A village boy came to the city. As he was walking along the road, he passed by a school. It...

The eternal  journey

The eternal journey

Every affair should be looked at in its eternal context. A “guard” may give one temporary support in this world,...

Disbelief in signs is to disbelieve God

Disbelief in signs is to disbelieve God

All of God’s prophets have been plain men, like any other. What distinguished them from others was the divine proof...

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...

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...

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...