MAULANA WAHIDUDDIN KHAN

When the truth is revealed

When the truth is revealed

Some people have not, in their hearts, bowed to God. Their outward prostration is a mere pretense. The Quran says...

God is greatest mathematician

God is greatest mathematician

The distinguished mathematician, Sir Michael Francis Atiyah, who once visited Mumbai, said that God was a mathematician. This idea is...

Use God’s bounties ethically

Use God’s bounties ethically

The power-supply used to be plentiful in the Ivory Coast. The country had at one time been called the “Showcase...

Problem of evil: A price of good

Problem of evil: A price of good

Besides man, the rest of the world is incredibly beautiful. One only has to look at the luxuriant bloom of...

The Essence of Prayer

The Essence of Prayer

An old peasant was seated alone in the last pew of the village church. “What are you waiting for?” he...

Man failed the task given by God

Man failed the task given by God

“Corruption has appeared on land and sea because of the evil which men’s hands have done: and so He will...

On the doorstep of death

On the doorstep of death

Of all the stages through which a person will have to pass, death is the most certain. It is possible...

True purpose of life is beyond self

True purpose of life is beyond self

A person attains his highest distinction only when he leads a purposeful life. Such a life characterizes the most advanced...

Man should follow universal norms

Man should follow universal norms

The Quran says: “Give just weight and measure and do not defraud others of their possessions. Do not corrupt the...

Man should follow the law of God

Man should follow the law of God

The Quran states: “God created everything, and He has set for each a measure.” (25:2)This principle is startlingly clear in...

Fulfill duties, but expect no reward

Fulfill duties, but expect no reward

The Prophet provided us with the most perfect example of the divine characteristics which he exhorted us to adopt. He...

How faith helps

How faith helps

There are many ways in which God maintains the equilibrium of nature. One of these ways is diversion; that is,the...

The gist of the Quran

The gist of the Quran

It befits a person to commence any task in the name of God, the Creator. God is the source of...

Who finds the truth?

Who finds the truth?

The Quran is a book of guidance. But it only guides those who are sincere in their search, and anxious...

Time to reflect on spirituality

Time to reflect on spirituality

What is spirituality? Being spiritual means to live a God-oriented life. The spiritually inclined elevate themselves in their thinking, and...

The existence  of God

The existence of God

A likeness of God is to be found in human beings, for the existence of man is a proof of...

Lessons from  nature

Lessons from nature

We are a minuscule part of a gigantic universe. We should adopt the same behaviour in our lives as that...

The culture of giving

The culture of giving

Look at the world of plants. Plants have silently adopted the mechanism of photosynthesis. They continuously supply oxygen that fulfils...

The gist of Islam

The gist of Islam

The study of the Quran tells us that it is individual-based rather than system-oriented. That is, the actual target of...

Peace for the  sake of peace

Peace for the sake of peace

Peace is the most discussed theme in the world. Every section of society claims that it wants to establish peace....

A formula for peace

A formula for peace

The history of peace shows that there can be two periods of peace: political peace and non-political peace. In ancient...

Living with a  positive mind

Living with a positive mind

Prayer is only another name for spirituality: spirituality and peace are two sides of a single coin. Spirituality is the...

A case of spiritual time share

A case of spiritual time share

From the time of Guru Nanak Dev, the next Teacher was anointed from amongst the devotees, but not from within...

The perfect world is paradise

The perfect world is paradise

Unlike other beings, we are conscious of the past, the present and the future. We cherish a very pleasant consciousness...