The Secret of National Progress
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blog | April 23, 2018
U.S. shipbuilders take sixteen months to complete a 50-thousand tons tanker. The Spaniards take even longer to produce a ship of similar tonnage—24 months. But Japanese shipbuilders do the job in just eight months.
WHAT is the secret of this Japanese miracle? A survey conducted by western experts shows that the deciding factors is teamwork. Japanese workers and manage...
A Comprehensive Principle for Social Harmony
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blog | April 16, 2018
THE simplest principle of the religion of humanity is to treat others just as one would like to be treated by them. The Prophet once observed:
‘No one can be a believer until and unless he begins to like for his brother what he likes for himself.’ (Sahih al-Bukhari, hadith no 13).
With minor differences these words of the Prophet have been recorded in all...
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blog | April 9, 2018
WORLD champions in sport often possess equal physical strength and capabilities and receive training of an almost equal standard. Then why does one win and another lose? This question was a topic of research in the United States of America for some time. The group of scientists working on this project submitted their report which was widely circulated in the media.
DUTY-CONSCIOUSNESS, NOT RIGHTS-CONSCIOUSNESS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | April 02, 2018
THROUGHOUT the world, man has always been fighting for his rights. Much of the strife is a result of man's belief that he is being denied his rights and his quest for regaining them. Countless hours and days are wasted and property lost or destroyed in strikes and agitations against the government or the management in demand of their rights. The gene...
THE SPIRITUAL VERSUS THE MATERIAL
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | March 26, 2018
MANY years ago, an international technological exhibition was held in Delhi. The American pavilion was the centre of people's attention, drawing the crowds away from other pavilions because it had a flying car on display.
The visitors had gathered on the field to watch the flying car demonstration. The driver first drove the car on the ground like any other c...