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Children Must Be Taught How To Think, Not What To Think By Larissa As a school teacher but not yet a parent, I feel somewhat responsible for the teaching of little minds. I know I am only with them for half the day and then they are returned back to their parents, but I see […]

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Life is About Prayer, Not Partying! By Nigar Every year as the time for the Hajj arrives, my memories of my Hajj get revived, helping me cherish that unforgettable journey! Prior to 1997, which was the year I performed Hajj, life for me was something like one big party! Bestowed with a job that required […]

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Rumi’s holistic and human-oriented approach to problems, his positive and solution-oriented understanding and the language of heart and love that he adopted are standing in front of us as a priceless source of inspiration for new models and strategies aimed at finding solutions for the structural problems that our world and people are facing today. […]

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Do you worship for the feeling or do you worship because the One who gave you life calls you to do so? This is where having the proper affirmations transform your worship. This is why I sought out guides to show me this path of truly cultivating my belief in the Divine. By Arthur Richards […]

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Giving ‘poor’ people only things that we no longer want or need isn’t real charity, then. It can actually be more about helping ourselves and our needs than others! By Joshua Jasvir Many of us accumulate things in our homes that we don’t need or no longer use or want to keep. And so, every […]

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Traditionally, God-consciousness paved spiritual enrichment, humility, and a unique sense of wisdom. By Yosof Wanly In Arabic, God is called by many names. However, the word most used by Arabic-speaking Jews, Christians, and Muslims is the all-embracing “Allāh.” Allāh is derived, similarly, of the Biblical Semitic root, ‘Elohîm’ and the “hā-Elôh” of Moses (Pbuh). Furthermore, […]

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Ibrahim Bin Adam Renounced the Throne to Lead a Life of Complete Asceticism By Sadia Dehlvi Studded with Gems One of the greatest Sufi masters Ibrahim bin Adam of the 8th century is amongst the earliest of Sufis whose lives have been documented. He came from a family of emperors who ruled in the city […]

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A man of God does not make others the target of his negative feelings. Instead, he diverts them towards God. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan There are many ways in which God maintains the equilibrium of nature. One of these ways is diversion; that is, the channeling off of a force that has reached excessive proportions. […]

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Hisamuddin Chelebi did not hold any definite nationality and would often say, “I slept as a Kurd at night and woke up as an Arab in the morning.” By Sadia Dehlvi Maulana Rumi’s famous magnum opus, the Masnavi, was inscribed by his disciple Hisamuddin Hassan Chelebi. The title Chelebi is derived from the Turkish word […]

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