Failure is Greater than Success
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | August 22, 2016
Bill Gates (b. 1955) is an American business magnate who co-founded Microsoft. He is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people. Gates once said: “I failed in some subjects in exams, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.”
Why this difference between two persons? The r...
Don’t Provoke and Be Safe from Others
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | August 15, 2016
In the Delhi zoo there is a white tiger called Vijay. The white tiger is a large powerful carnivorous animal. According to zoo officials the tiger Vijay is known to be a very gentle animal and has never been aggressive. On September 23, 2014 a group of boys went very close to the tiger’s enclosure and started behaving in an unruly manner by throwi...
World of News
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | August 8, 2016
During a visit to Kashmir, I was once in an open valley outside Srinagar. Everywhere I could see streams flowing down from above. I then noticed that at one point there was a huge stone in the way of a stream. The stream did not collide with the stone, rather it skirted around and created another route for its onward journey.
At that time I was with some Kashmiri friends....
Advice for the Kashmiri Youth
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | August 1, 2016
Mohammad Afzal Guru (30 June 1969 – 9 February 2013) was born in Kashmir. He was convicted and was given death sentence in India for his role in the December 2001 terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament.
Afzal Guru left behind a good legacy, which his son stated after his death. Here is a report from The Times of India, which provides details of the advi...
A World Full of Friends
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | July 25, 2016
The world is full of friends. Someone is your actual friend; another is your potential friend. This is one of the universal concepts given in the Quran. I would like to quote a relevant verse from the Quran on this subject:
Good and evil deeds are not equal. Repel evil with what is better; then you will see that one who was once your enemy has become your...