The Pen – A Story of Faith & Perseverance

The Pen – A Story of Faith & Perseverance This story was related to me by my friend, Rev. Manir Din. Manir is a very fine gentleman and a very good friend. He loves people and likes to share his life’s experiences with them. Manir has spent the early years of his professional life as…


The Most Effective Prayer

The Most Effective Prayer A lot has been said about the effects of prayers. Some really comprehensive studies were done by experts in this regard. But there are very few studies on the comparative effectiveness of different types of prayers. It seems that the experts were more interested in the effects of prayer rather than the…


The Japanese Way – Part 3

The Japanese Way – Part 3 A nation or country is strong, powerful and great if there is justice, honesty, dedication and passion for perfection. These are the qualities or characteristics I found in Japanese people. I used to look at their way of writing. The Japanese use three types of characters: Hiragana, Katakana and…


The Power of Mind Cures Terminal Disorders

The Power of Mind Cures Terminal Disorders I was reading the story of David Seidler, 73-year-old movie script writer, who won the Oscar award last Sunday for writing the best script for the movie “The King’s Speech”. He was booked to undergo surgery for his bladder cancer in two weeks time. During the gap of…


The Japanese Way: Part 2

The Japanese Way: Part 2 Japanese love nature and enjoy the beauties of nature. They are very sensitive towards nature in its pure, original form and feel very sentimental about it. I noticed these very deep and strong feelings of Japanese when I climbed Mount Fuji. The Japanese climb Mount Fuji in the month of…


The Japanese Way part 1

The Japanese Way: Part 1 Although it has been years I visited Japan and I have been to several other countries after that time, I still remember very vividly the days I spent in Japan. It is indeed a dreamland that influences the visitors’ mind in a very positive way. The Japanese are very organized…


Biofeedback

Biofeedback At a basketball training field a young man is standing at the white line ready to throw the ball into the basket. It is his first day to start learning how to throw the ball in the ring. At the signal from the coach he throws the ball. The ball goes over the board….


Disciplined Traffic, Organized Nation

Disciplined Traffic, Organized Nation It is said that if you want to study the psychology of a nation, you must stand on a high building on the side of a busy road or intersection and watch the way the traffic moves. It is very interesting to see how people of the world use the roads….


Psychology of Prayer & Meditation

Psychology of Prayer & Meditation The psychology of human beings and the psychology of religions are two very interesting areas of study. The studies being done all over the world in higher educational institutions by experts prove that if we focus our mind on certain words or thoughts, the powers of the universe which we…


One-Way Trip to Mars

One-Way Trip to Mars When I heard that Reginald Foulds (Reggie), a Canadian citizen and an ex-pilot of Pakistan Army, has been selected for a tour of Mars, I was overjoyed and wanted to congratulate him on his success for being among the first few people who would embark upon an unparalleled historical journey. But…