The Sunday Guardian

Abstaining from baseness

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | June 06, 2020

A believer makes mistakes but does not stoop to baseness. Mistakes are often made in sudden fits of emotion, but, when the passion cools down, one becomes conscious of the error and feels ashamed of one’s own wrongdoing.

No place for half measures

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | May 31, 2020

A noted western writer, after studying the lives of great men, attempted to pinpoint the special qualities that were common to all of them. He concluded that all of the men he had studied had been filled with curiosity and discontent.

Prayer from the heart

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | May 25, 2020

God-oriented life

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | May 10, 2020

Accountability to God

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | May 10, 2020

God: A source of spiritual awakening

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | May 03, 2020

Doing one’s bit

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | April 26, 2020

was once a man who stubbornly refused to believe that it is God who provides for and nourishes his creatures. His friends did the best to make him understand this, but with no success. Finally, he decided to silence them by putting this notion to the test. Leaving his home early one morning, he went off to a jungle where he perched himself up in a tree. “It is God who nourishes His servants, He will send me my food here too,” he thought.

Without an identity card

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | April 19, 2020

A village boy came to the city. As he was walking along the road, he passed by a school. It was anniversary day, and hundreds of schoolboys had formed a line outside one of the windows where sweets were being distributed. The village boy also joined the line, and waited for his turn, thinking that just as all the other boys were being given a packet of sweets each, so he would also be presented with one.

Lose in order to gain

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | April 12, 2020