Jan-e-Alam Khaki

Virus assumptions

Virus assumptions

A fatalistic approach does not lead us to a solution of the problem. Published 17 Apr, 2020 06:07am
A universal passion

A universal passion

Love is no monopoly of any one culture or nation, faith or community. Published 20 Mar, 2020 07:13am
Sectarian divide

Sectarian divide

The times of cursing each other on theological grounds are over. Published 20 Sep, 2019 07:00am
Ulema & science

Ulema & science

The debate between religion and science leaves us with no common ground. Published 26 Jul, 2019 07:09am
Water as a symbol

Water as a symbol

Prophetic traditions advise us to use water judiciously. Published 14 Jun, 2019 07:05am
A universal symbol

A universal symbol

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

Emotional bank

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

The ‘heart’

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

Comparing faiths

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

Symbolic meaning

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

Building bridges

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

Faith education

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

Knowledge society

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

Peacemaker Rumi

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

Language of peace

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

Clash or dialogue?

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

Universes explored

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

Reason & revelation

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

‘Aql’ vs ‘ishq’

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