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Overcome all fear

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree Blog | March 15, 2016

Fear being a problem of the mind, is unlikely to be allayed by physical solutions. So, it is better to identify the cause of fear and then overcome it by reasoning. Being a perfectionist, I wanted things to be in order. Whenever I found things were not in perfect order, I became distressed. This anxiety increased to such a great extent during my childhood that I wrote a poem that said, “Life seems to me to be a dreadful dream.” I have read and thought a lot about this subject.

Overcome Setbacks With Self-affirmation & Confidence

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Times of India | February 24, 2016, p. 26

Sharpen Your Intellect With Your Problems

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Times of India | January 30, 2016, p. 26

‘Love is the best formula’

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I The Speaking Tree I December 20, 2015, p. 3

There are three religions in the Semitic family: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. In historical order, Judaism comes first, Christianity second and Islam third. One teaching is common to all the three religions, that is, love. During a visit to the US, I was invited by an American Church to deliver a lecture on Islam and peace. After my lecture, a Christian scholar asked: ‘In Christianity, there is a moral injunction: ‘Love your enemy’. Can you cite any such teaching from the Islamic scripture?’

'More simplicity, less warming'

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | December 06, 2015

'The root cause of climate change today is human excess'

Within the atmosphere, which can have adverse effects on ecosystems, including causing rising sea levels. severe weather events, and droughts.

You Can Do Planning Based on Remnants

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Times of India, New Delhi | November 24, 2015 

German statesman Otto von Bismarck once observed that politics is the art of the possible.This aphorism can be usefully extended to include planning. Planning should be done on the basis of whatever is available to you. This means to plan on the basis of what remains. Such planning can be termed as `planning based on remnants'.

Ungodly Activities In The Name Of God

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | November 17, 2015, p. 18 | French Translation

Religion of Peace

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | October 11, 2015 

Peaceful Life-Mutual Noninterference

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | October 04, 2015