WISDOM COMMENT: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111 A.D.) was not only one of the great Islamic philosophers, he is also considered to be, after the Prophet Muhammad, the foremost authority on Islamic theology and jurisprudence.
What most people don’t know, however, is that al-Ghazali wrote extensively on the topic of happiness. Indeed, his monumental Revival of the Religious Sciences, which runs over 6000 pages and 4 volumes, was reprised as a shorter text in Persian, labeled the Alchemy of Happiness. Continue reading
IBH WISDOM: I Be Happy (IBH) is all about seeking, being happy. Finding ‘Happy’ in the moments that we share, read, see, hear and do. Finding ‘happy’ in the midst of anger, bitterness, strive and pain.
Happy is inherent in people, progress, and politics. It is wisdom inherent to our soul and finds its space in music, dance, arts and soul lifting conversations and prayer. (Video inside) Continue reading
IBH WISDOM: There is wisdom everywhere, likewise hopes and desires. There is a road map for every high and every low. (Video inside) Continue reading
COMMENT: Indian civilization is at least 5000 years old and spread over the present day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Burma and Nepal.
Some research says, Sindhu became Hindu in Persia and became Indos in Greek and the country was called as India by Greeks. Continue reading
COMMENT NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that he will visit Bhutan first, as he continues his outreach to SAARC nations.
It has been easy for many of us to dismiss this little Himalayan kingdom as too unimportant in the overall, rather grand, scheme of things that India never ceases to imagine for herself. Continue reading
VARANASI: Cleaning up the Ganga will be Narendra Modi’s toughest endeavour as his success is synonymous with fetching a radical change in the entire nation’s image in the global arena. Continue reading
WASHINGTON: The Narendra Modi-led government’s functioning in its first week has offered a renewed sense of optimism even as no major policy decision or economic reforms have been announced, according to the US corporate sector.