Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life

Ikigai (生き甲斐,) a Japanese term for “a reason for being”   The word ‘Ikigai’ usually refers to the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. 10 Laws of Ikigai After a long discussion of the philosophical questions of life one rainy night in Tokyo, researchers Héctor García and Francesc … More Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life

#BrideCake: This Cake of a Bride is worth a million dollars!

UAE wedding cake: The #BrideCake was presented in the form of a bride, the value of which exceeded one million dollars, several thousand eggs and more than 50 kilograms of chocolate. The cake, pre-baked in Raffles Dubai, was made by Debbie Wingham in five days. The 36-year-old designer unveiled a 120-kg cake at the Bride … More #BrideCake: This Cake of a Bride is worth a million dollars!

Islam does not ban Chess! Mullahs may but not Allah!

What nations have banned Chess? No nation including Saudi Arabia and Iran have banned chess – It was the Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti who said chess to be haram, and that fatwa carries little legal weight because the Mufti himself said: “included under gambling and there a waste of time and money and a cause for … More Islam does not ban Chess! Mullahs may but not Allah!

A Polish Pakistani – Air Commodore Władysław Turowicz

During World War II, some 3,000 Polish refugees migrated to Karachi, at the time a part of the British Raj. Most of the current migrants came to the country after its independence in 1947. The Pakistan Air Force employed some 30 Polish pilots to help develop it in the initial years. Polish Pakistanis included: Air … More A Polish Pakistani – Air Commodore Władysław Turowicz

The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam

The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam by Dr. Muhammad Iqbal PREFACE The Qur’ān is a book which emphasizes ‘deed’ rather than ‘idea’. There are, however, men to whom it is not possible organically to assimilate an alien universe by re-living, as a vital process, that special type of inner experience on which religious faith … More The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam