How to recite the Qur’an and improve tajweed

The Qur’an is Islam’s Book of Divine Guidance. It is in Arabic, and is the spoken word, or “kalam,” of Allah (God). It was revealed to Prophet Muhammad via Archangel Jibrael more than fourteen centuries ago. It has laws and commands that govern how Muslims should live, communally and individually. Unparalleled by any other book … Read more

Forms of Indian Religions

Hinduism is an old, old religion having its origins sometime around 32,000 BC; Sikhism, in comparison, is new, coming into existence during times 1469-1538 AD. Hinduism seeks to make sense out of the universe by use of astrology and other manifestations of nature; Sikhism, on the other hand, is an attempt to combine the best … Read more

Feeling the Manifested Presence of God

David wrote in the Psalms that there is nowhere one can go where God’s Presence is absent. However, there is a marked difference between His limitless existence and His manifested Presence. One can intellectually know His ever-present nature while not having experienced the reality of tangibly feeling His Presence. A.W. Tozer uses the analogy of the … Read more

History of Buddhism Regional Varieties

Buddhism exists wherever there are sentient beings in contemplation. One need not be a Buddha to attain enlightenment. Many have come close all over the globe. Many have dwelled in nirvana, whether for a short time or for eternity, no matter what tradition led them there. The historical Buddha, Shakyamuni, was the first to tell … Read more

Argument for Atheism

I am an Atheist. I do not believe in the Christian God, or the Muslim Allah, or the Jewish Jehovah (or Yahweh). Perhaps there is a Creator Being, but if so, human dogma has clearly got it all wrong. Don’t misunderstand-I hold no ill will toward those who choose to believe in a Creator being, … Read more

Magic and Sorcery in the Modern World

I Live in Australia In a modern city with all that brings, electricity, communications transport, and healthcare facilities, etc. All of which was born of the vision of individuals who reached out with the intention to either make their mark on the world or to make it a place where people could live and prosper. … Read more

Doppelganger: Paranormal phenomenon theories

The paranormal phenomenon of doppelgangers has been occurring for centuries. There are many theories on why this occurs, as well as disagreements on how the doppelganger phenomenon happens. Some believe a doppelganger can only be seen by the person it is impersonating, but other people can attest that doppelgangers can appear to anyone the original … Read more

How to Succeed at Planning and Execution

Mankind is by nature a goal-seeking creature. To live happily, achieve success and be loved are goals shared universally by all people. Everyone has goals, even if they are better understood as “wishes,” “dreams,” “targets” or “ideals.” Why, then, do some people achieve success consistently, while others rarely or never get where they aim to … Read more

God can exist anywhere

The answer to this question differs depending on which religion is used to find the answer. When the word “God” is mentioned, most think immediately of the Christian deity and limit a discussion about God to a discussion defined by Christian parameters. But it must be remembered that each religion has its definition of God … Read more