Jan-e-Alam Khaki

Virus assumptions

Virus assumptions

A fatalistic approach does not lead us to a solution of the problem.

Published Apr 17, 2020 06:07am
A universal passion

A universal passion

Love is no monopoly of any one culture or nation, faith or community.

Published Mar 20, 2020 07:13am
Sectarian divide

Sectarian divide

The times of cursing each other on theological grounds are over.

Published Sep 20, 2019 07:00am
Ulema & science

Ulema & science

The debate between religion and science leaves us with no common ground.

Published Jul 26, 2019 07:09am
Water as a symbol

Water as a symbol

Prophetic traditions advise us to use water judiciously.

Published Jun 14, 2019 07:05am
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