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Jan-e-Alam Khaki

A universal symbol

A universal symbol

Prophets, sages and mystics are often called ‘lights’. Published Mar 08, 2019 06:41am
Emotional bank

Emotional bank

We are recognised by what we practise in our lives. Published Jan 25, 2019 06:57am
The ‘heart’

The ‘heart’

The Quran sees the heart as the locus of revelation. Published Oct 05, 2018 07:09am
Comparing faiths

Comparing faiths

The study of religions should enlighten us about interfaith dynamism. Published Jun 29, 2018 07:39am
Symbolic meaning

Symbolic meaning

God in the Quran speaks to the people through ‘symbols’. Published Jan 26, 2018 06:19am
Building bridges

Building bridges

It is time to remove the walls that impede communication. Published Sep 22, 2017 03:42am
Faith education

Faith education

No faith community is an island unto itself. Published May 19, 2017 01:09am
Knowledge society

Knowledge society

Information is the basis of human development. Published Jan 27, 2017 01:30am
Peacemaker Rumi

Peacemaker Rumi

Rumi implies that human experiences create multiple perspectives. Published Oct 21, 2016 12:52pm
Language of peace

Language of peace

The sacred texts teach us to speak in the ‘most beautiful manner’. Published Aug 12, 2016 12:48pm
Clash or dialogue?

Clash or dialogue?

Civilisations have two choices before them. Published Apr 08, 2016 02:20am
Universes explored

Universes explored

The ultimate aim of religion is searching for the truth. Published Nov 20, 2015 01:50am
Reason & revelation

Reason & revelation

Revelation can only be appreciated by rational beings. Published Sep 25, 2015 02:09am
‘Aql’ vs ‘ishq’

‘Aql’ vs ‘ishq’

Some see ‘aql’ and ‘ishq’ as complementing each other. Updated Jul 17, 2015 10:26am
Quranic aesthetics

Quranic aesthetics

In many of its verses, the Quran refers to the beauty in human relations. Updated Jun 21, 2016 01:40pm
Divide in education

Divide in education

The Quran commands us to reflect on nature. Published Aug 01, 2014 01:14am

Ethics of generosity

Giving should eliminate poverty rather than encourage it. Published Apr 11, 2014 07:42am

Work of God

THE Quran has been the focus of attention for people across the globe for centuries as they have tried to ... Published Oct 04, 2013 07:07am

Light and enlightenment

THE symbol of light (noor in Arabic) in human tradition evokes a fascinating feeling. When we focus our gaze on a... Published Aug 30, 2013 07:56am

The mystery of 73 sects

ONE of the enduring topics of Muslim sectarian polemics has been the hadith attributed to the Prophet Muhammad ... Updated Aug 09, 2013 04:42am