Category Archives: Original Photography

Sufi Snaps: Sea (A photo)

by Ali Hammad   Photo by Ali Hammad Written in response to WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:Sea

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An Open Letter to the Name Chameleon

by Ali Hammad LETTER: TO THE ONE WHO REVELS IN NAMES Dear Name Chameleon, Here’s a question: To what purpose your myriad names—names that fuel feuds, battles, and wars; each name a group identity; each group suspicious of other groups; … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

by Navid Zaidi Developing a flexible approach to living is instrumental in helping us cope with everyday problems. ‘Balance’ becomes a key element of a happy life. A balanced and skilful approach to life, taking care to avoid extremes, is … Continue reading

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A Sufi Thought for the Week (Malihabadi)

A perceptive person could have found proof of the Truth in a single dawn, without any additional confirmations…A verse of Josh Malihabadi (Urdu poet of the 20th century) in loose translation. Thought contributed by Aziz Anjum; photo by Ali Hammad

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Sufi Snaps: Foreshadowing (A photo)

by Ali Hammad  

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Sufi Snaps: Masterpiece (A photo and a story)

by Ali Hammad THE GOLDEN CALF Let me introduce myself. But I will not tell you my name. If I gave you my name, I will need no introduction. I am a painter who is known for his realist aesthetic. … Continue reading

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Finding Light in the Dark

by Modaser Shah “We feel that even when all possible scientific questions have been answered, the problems of life remain completely untouched. Of course, there are then no questions left, and this itself is the answer,” said Wittgenstein, and what … Continue reading

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