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Shariah Is Non-Political

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Speaking Tree Website, TOI I July 13, 2014

The Supreme Court issued a ruling on July 7, 2014, that has triggered a new discussion regarding the Shariah and its implications.

The gist of this ruling is that fatwas issued by Darul Ifta or Darul Qaza have no legal sanction and no place in India’s constitutional scheme.

I think this ruling is right. It does not go against the Shariah. If anything, it goes against those who are running institutions in the name of the Shariah.

Spirituality in Daily Life

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Speaking Tree I July 13, 2014

Spirituality is the science of the soul. Spirituality is a way of thinking that leads to a way of life. Spirituality begins from a discovery.  When you discover that man is greater than all things, you become a spiritual person. You begin to evaluate yourself not in terms of material things but in terms of higher realities.

Compensatory Law Of Nature

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Speaking Tree Website, TOI I June 29, 2014

Thomas Alva Edison was among the most prolific American inventors of all time. With his inventions, Edison exerted a tremendous influence on modern life. More than a thousand patents are registered under his name.

Second Choice Is Always There

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I Speaking Tree Website, TOI I June 13, 2014

You Need Shock Treatment

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website, TOI | May 23, 2014

Winners and Losers, All

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan I The Speaking Tree I May 18

Democracy has changed the concept of victory and defeat. Elections bring in change, albeit temporarily. The winning team is now here to serve for a period of five years. The losing team, now the opposition, is equally important as the nation’s conscience keepers, says Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Do You Lack Integrity?

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | April 27, 2014

If a single drop of water from a vessel is found to be brackish, it means that all of the liquid is undrinkable. We need sample only one drop to know with certainty what the rest will be like. Much the same is true of the human personality.

Here Are Some Shocking Truths

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree Website, March 31, 2014 | NewAgeIslam.Com, April 1, 2014

The person who invented dynamite, Alfred Nobel, went on to establish 90 armament factories and amassed huge amounts of wealth through the arms trade. Then an incident took place which totally changed the course of his life.

Finding Happiness Is In Your Hands

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree, TOI | March 14, 2014