Author Archives: Humayun Gauhar


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


Humayun Gauhar

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


Humayun Gauhar

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


Humayun Gauhar

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.


Humayun Gauhar

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


Humayun Gauhar

The morphing Leviathan

It’s a mad, mad world Not so long ago, I likened global societal change to a Leviathan convulsing and morphing, shedding its outdated skin to grow a new one. We are in

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