WORLD RELIGIONS AND THE SPIRIT OF TOLERANCE
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST blog | May 14, 2018
The United Nations held the year 1995 as the year of tolerance. In a declaration signed in 1995 by 185 member nations, 16th November was dedicated as International Day for Tolerance. Tolerance was recognized as a permanent human requirement. And tolerance became a political, legal and moral duty to protect and preserve human rights.
ALL the great religions...
THINK, THINK, THINK
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blogs | May 07, 2018
Every man born into this world has two major experiences: those of life and death. If man thinks seriously about these experiences, he will certainly discover a great reality, that is, that the settling of man on this world was not meant as a reward but rather as a test.
Man feels himself free in this present world. The freedom conferred upon him is for the purpose of finding out w...
Patience Instead of Reaction
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Blog | April 30, 2018
The present world is designed in such a way that here one has to repeatedly face unpleasant experiences, inside as well as outside the home. Now if people were to fall to wrangling on all such occasions, they would fail to advance along the path of human progress. That is why Islam has placed great emphasis on patience, so that by avoiding all unpleasantness, man may con...
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...