The Speaking Tree

On Fasting And Iftar

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 01, 2020

Fasting symbolises a lifelong culture of dedication. The Arabic equivalent of fasting is ‘sawm’, which means abstinence. Abstinence is the gist of fasting. Abstinence from food and water for a limited period is symbolic training.

THE GREATEST GIFT

By MAULANA WAHIDUDDIN KHAN | SPEAKING TREE | Jan 4, 2020

An online American magazine, International Policy Digest, in its November 2019 post, labeled India as the ‘Suicide Capital of Asia’. This was in response to a WHO report which cited that India had the highest suicide rate in the South-East Asian region in 2016.