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Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

According to Islam, all human beings have been created by one and the same God, and for this reason belong to one great brotherhood. So far as their earthly origin is concerned, they are all descendants of the first pair of human beings ever created by God–Adam and Eve. In their subsequent spread over different parts of the world, variations in geographical conditions produced a diversity of skin colourings, languages and other racial characteristics.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Wakening up in the morning to the noisy chirruping of the birds, the man noticed a broken egg lying on the ground. It had obviously fallen from a nest built by sparrows, just under the ceiling of his modest dwelling. Wearily, he removed the broken egg, then, noting with disgust the straws which were eternally littering his floor, he stood up on a piece of furniture, and swiped the nest out of its niche. Then he spent quite some time and effort cleaning up the whole place.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Jim Corbett, after whom a famous national park in India has been named, was an expert on the nature of tigers. He once wrote: “No tiger attacks a human being unless provoked.” People who live in jungle areas where tigers roam will confirm the truth of Jim Corbett’s words. There is usually no cause for concern when one comes face-to-face with a tiger. Unless it is provoked—or harbours deep-rooted suspicion of human beings—the beast will ignore one and continue on its way.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

Richard Burton was born in a small village in South Wales, the son of a coal miner. From these humble beginnings, he rose to the highest pinnacles of fame. In a career spanning just over 30 years, he conquered all the main centres of the theatre and cinema world—the Old Vic in London, Stratford upon Avon, Hollywood and Broadway.

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | SOULVEDA

The American writer, Charles Garfield, who has made a thorough, psychological study of peak-achievement, says that ‘in a study of 90 leaders in business, politics, sports and arts, many spoke of ‘false starts’ but never of ‘failure.’ Disappointment spurs greater resolve, growth or change. Moreover, no matter how rough things get, super-achievers always feel there are other avenues they can explore. They always have another idea to test.’ (Readers’ Digest, October 1986)