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Aim of Fasting

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 06, 2020

1. Aim of Fasting

The aim of fasting during Ramadan is to diminish a person’s dependence on material things, so that he may elevate himself to a higher plane of devout living.

2. Fasting Sets a Guideline for Believers

Abiding by the guidelines of fasting raises believers to a state of humility, truth and honesty.

3. Teaching Derived from Ramadan

Meaning of Fasting

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 02, 2020

1. Meaning of Fasting

Fasting means staying away from all kinds of distractions, including abstaining from food and water for a temporary period, thus freeing oneself from all other activities.

2. Fasting is a Lesson for Life

WHAT IS SUCCESS?

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 02, 2020

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.

Tablighis’ Action Disregards Islamic Teachings

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree | April 9, 2020

We are living in extraordinary times. The world is in the grip of a pandemic and world governments are making wide-ranging efforts to control spread of the disease and ensure the safety of their citizens.

PEACE-BUILDING IN ISLAM

by Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree, Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

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.

‘The majority-minority equation can work’

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | September 8, 2019

‘Tension in Kashmir is temporary’

Speaking Tree, Aug 18, 2019

Sufism could bring peace to Kashmir, says MAULANA WAHIDUDDIN KHAN to RANJENI A SINGH

At the Judah Hyam Synagogue in Delhi, there was excitement writ large on faces of the small gathering, led by Rabbi Ezekiel Isaac Malekar. The reason: Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, an Islamic spiritual scholar and exponent of interfaith dialogue to promote world peace, was visiting the synagogue for the first time.