THE HUMAN POTENTIAL
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Feb 19, 2018
THE Disaster Research Centre at the Ohio State University, studied over one hundred different calamities affecting human beings on a vast scale. It was discovered that at moments of crisis, an extraordinary new potential develops in people which saves them from succumbing to disasters and their aftermath.
Perhaps heroism, not panic or shock, is the right word to describe th...
THE CREATION PLAN OF GOD
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Jan 01, 2018
GOD, according to His will, created a perfect world called Paradise. A world in accordance with all of our desires as human beings, in that it is free of all limitations and disadvantages, free of fear and pain; free of all imperfections. An eternal world where there is no death or old age, where we could achieve complete fulfillment.A perfect Paradise cannot be...
RESPECTING ALL RELIGIONS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Dec 25, 2017
There are about a dozen major religions in the world along with thousands of other religions and sects. Differences and disagreements are bound to arise, which lead to conflict. How can we create an atmosphere of unity among the adherents of all these religions, so we can all live in peace and harmony?
The solution does not lie in removing religion altogether—that would...
THE ONLY SOLUTION TO CORRUPTION
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Dec 18, 2017
Every Indian complains about corruption, but no one tries to get to the root cause of this phenomenon. The Gandhian movement in the first half of the twentieth century was, in a sense, an anti- corruption movement. In the mid-1970s, Jayprakash Narayan’s ‘total revolution’ was a strong movement against corruption. Then followed V.P. Singh’s movement in the late 19...
THE FAULT OF MAN
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Blog | Dec 04, 2017
One of the main disclosures of modern physics has been that the energy reaching the Earth from the Sun is the result of nuclear reactions at the centre of the Sun. As the physicist Fritjof Capra wrote, nuclear processes at the centre of the Sun are of singular importance for our planet, “because they furnish the energy which sustains our terrestrial environment.” —...