DISCOVER GOD AND PARADISE
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blog | June 15, 2020
According to the Creation Plan of God, human beings are placed in situations where they face hardships from time to time, at every moment throughout their lives, as part of their test. Difficulty and sadness are integral parts of the creation plan of the Creator. No man has the power to extricate himself from this life of trial and tribulation. This arrangement is to remind...
HOW SHOULD WE LIVE IN THIS WORLD?
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Blog | June 08, 2020
In this world everyone suffers frustration and failure. The reason is that everyone wants to find his desired world in this world itself, whereas this present limited and ephemeral world is not created for this purpose. That is why, despite all efforts, one fails to find one’s dream world in this life. This world, in fact is not Paradise; it just makes para...
THE POWER OF PATIENCE AND RESILIENCE
By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Blog | June 1, 2020
Resilience is a law of nature. It means the ability to recover quickly from illness, change or misfortune.
Resilience in Physics means the ability to return to the original form after being bent, compressed or stretched. The same is true of the plant world and the animal world. Every creature inherently possesses the power of resilience.
Man has the l...
RAMADAN: A MONTH OF SYMPATHY AND COMPASSION
By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Blog | May 24, 2020
According to a tradition, Prophet Muhammad observed: “The month of fasting is the month of compassion.” (Mishkat al-Masabih, 1/613). That is, it is a month in which people are helped and shown compassion. This is the human aspect of fasting.
One significant thing about the month of fasting is that it affords a personal experience of the nature of...
FASTING: A CULTURE OF THANKSGIVING AND SELF-CONTROL
By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 17, 2020
According to Islamic teachings, the month of Ramadan is the month of fasting. Fasting means abstaining from food and water from dawn till sunset. Everything that you enjoy in this world is a blessing of God. Food and water symbolize this divine blessing. So is the case with all other blessings like sunlight, oxygen, air, etc.
In our daily...