Author Archives: Humayun Gauhar


Humayun Gauhar

Life in twilight zone

If you are wondering why I’m writing article after article about life after death, fret not. Neither am I so old or terminally ill to worry about such matters. It’s just that


Humayun Gauhar

Life after life

Experience of another kind Ironic, isn’t it, that the day my last article ‘Life after death’ appeared, my brother-in-law Iqbal Haider passed away? Which is why I didn’t write last week, because


Humayun Gauhar

Happy eating

Science and the benefits of fasting I’m sorry I didn’t write from London the Sunday before last because I just couldn’t find the time. Much relief to the reader, I’m sure. There


Humayun Gauhar

A journalist?

News from home, in London The other day in London a friend first introduced me as a journalist and then said, “No, sorry, he’s a writer and publisher and editor – columnist


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Of God and Man

Blasphemy and shirk The Sovereign of all the universes and everything in them is their Creator, God Almighty alone and no other. Certain physicists in thrall of their puny discoveries aside, this


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SRSD

Muslims alone are enough to kill themselves Since I’m feeling rather stale and somewhat fed up I thought that instead of writing the usual article I’m going to share some comments with


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All you need is spark

Either to burn up your passion, or burn down buildings “Has another war started?” asked a frightened American lady holed up in Islamabad’s Serena Hotel next to the anti-blasphemy protests last Thursday


Humayun Gauhar

Water or poison?

Living in a dead system Water is life’s elixir. The Arabic word Sh’ar means path that leads to water because water is the source of life. The word Sharia comes from Sh’ar.


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Talking of darkness

We sink in deeper “The time to make money is when there’s blood on the streets,” said Lord Rothschild. Fine for those who are that way inclined, but how to survive in

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