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Archive for August, 2013

River Jhelum Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

River Jhelum (Urdu: جہلم): Jhelum River is one of the five major rivers of Pakistan, and passes through Jhelum District. It is a tributary of the Indus River. The valley of the Jhelum River, which includes the Vale of Kashmir, in the central portion; the mountains around Jammu in the south; and the great mountains of the Karakoram…

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The Indus River Posted by on Aug 29, 2013

The Indus (known as Sindhu in ancient times and locally known as River Sindh) is the principal river of Pakistan. It flows from the Himalayas approximately southwest to the Arabian Sea. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the oldest urban civilizations in the world. The ultimate source of the Indus is actually in Tibet;…

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What is Sufism Posted by on Aug 28, 2013

The substance of Sufism is the Truth and the meaning of Sufism is the selfless experiencing and actualization of the Truth. The practice of Sufism is the intention to go towards the Truth, by means of love and devotion. This is called the tarigat, the spiritual path or way towards God. The sufi is one who…

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Fatima Jinnah – Mother of the Nation Posted by on Aug 27, 2013

Fatima Jinnah was born in 1893 in Karachi. She had her early schooling in Karachi. When she was just about 8 years old, she lost her father in 1901. From there on, young Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid-e-Azam) became her guardian and remained so till his death in 1948. Jinnah encouraged her to continue with her studies…

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Pakistan’s Idealogy Posted by on Aug 25, 2013

The ideology of Pakistan stems from the instinct of the Muslim community of South Asia to maintain their individuality by resisting all attempts by the Hindu society to absorb it. Muslims of South Asia believe that Islam and Hinduism are not only two religions, but are two social orders and have given birth to two…

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