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Updated on January 21, 2013
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Book Review

Title: Roohaniyat, Danish aur Haqekatain

Theme: knowledge, faith and spirituality

General sub-matter: role of faith in life

Writer: Qamar Iqbal Sufi

“Roohaniyat, Danish aur Haqekatain” an authentic, genuine and striking book written which is profound in meaning. A book written by Qamar Iqbal Sufi in an informal way but the clarity, originality, forcefulness and permeating ideas are enough to dignify the writing.

A model of meekness, sedateness, intelligence and prudence, an eminent personality belonging to Chakwal located in Pakistan is well-known social and spiritual person. Some lessons to him were also taught by Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) in dreams. Practicing spirituality in Amsterdam (Holland) for more than 20 years and giving away lectures on television.

He articulated his views in a way so that readers may assimilate them easily and can’ not stay back without giving a standing ovation. I never happened to read a book based on faith, positive thinking and its impacts on human life, functioning of brain, willpower and resilience. A book utterly based on faith and positive thinking, that how it compels you to change, you’re thinking towards life in an optimistic way.

Human soul has endless hidden power in it and the best way to utilize is faith because our La-Shaour works on the principal of faith.

You are what you believe in!

Every defeat in life has some extent of lessened faith. Here we start from positive thinking and we reach yaqeen e kamil (ultimate faith).

Faith can move the mountains.

Our La-Shaour is the prime power of the soul. It can make things easier or harder for you.

Inculcate this thing!

A speck of Allah Almighty’s noor is present in all human beings. These qualities are hidden inside which needs to be acknowledged and sparkled.

Several books can be written on the functioning of brain. There are 2 basic parts of brain.

Shaour: used in normal conditions. Example: eating, listening, walking etc.

La-Shaor: it stores all memories and spiritual knowledge. It stores everything and we can retrieve it whenever we want.

Doubt is that notorious term which shatters your faith and is the prime cause of failure in life because where the doubts come, there remains nothing.

Example when a person in an office thinks that the task assigned to him is easy it automatically becomes easier for him because he told his La-Shaour that “it is easy”! La-Shaour readily acts upon it. It is just like a kid who obeys his master. Easy and hard are just name of your thinking. Noting is impossible. In Europe same kind of observation was made by giving students of two different sections of the same grade. In one section the teacher told them that no easier queries can be there in any exam ever and in other section the teacher told that these queries are too hard to solve. The students who were told that questions are easy; they solved them in a way much better than others and got more marks. So the scientists and researchers asserted that La-Shaour is juvenile so we must think positive to make our life positive. We should start practicing faith on small scale and then should boost our verves and faith gradually.

Winning or losing is state of mind.

Faith and positive thinking are co-related which affects our lives to an unimaginable extent. We being Muslims are blessed with more faith. Our souls have power storage in it. When we utilize this power it reduces at a snail’s pace. Prayer is the best way to regain it. There is always a good-will hidden in orders of Allah Almighty.

Whatever u ask for in your prayers, believing that you will receive it, will surely make it yours!

Also, in west, people do exercises, yoga, and visualization practice and use many other

Try to be happy, avoid aggression and tackle hardships soft handedly because trepidation and anxiety haunts us and sometimes wrecks our future plans. We should not run away from hard realities of life but should confront the challenges put forward by life in a courageous manner. . A thought kept in heart, remains alive there, heart keeps on giving power and at appropriate time that thought changes into reality.

In this book Qamar Iqbal gave detail on many basic issues regarding our everyday life. Whatever you do, think positive about the results. Concentrate on your task fully. Visualize your aims in a positive way for few minutes every day. This practice is also seen in Europe where special training centers are helping people. Introspection is also very important which helps you seeking out your mistakes and gives you self-reliance.

Faith begins when reason sinks exhausted!

Aims play a significant role in our lives. This adage: a person without aim is like a body without soul is 100% true. Have confidence in yourself. Admit that you are able, exuberated and respectable and keep your verve higher. Accrue your courage, power, ability and achieve your goals.

Do not get influenced by people, by doing so you will be neglecting your native abilities.

You are what you are! Never lose your identity.

La-Shaour is under sword of faith. Trepidation, negative thoughts and doubts hide this power. And when they come to an end, this power overcomes.

Throw away early failures of your life because it becomes a hindrance in your way. Do not think much about them. They were due to negative thinking, aimlessness and inferior complex. Move ahead. Life is how to see it? A paradise or a hell? It is a bit harder to get rid of previous negative thoughts but start from today. Try to forget your failures of life and re-memorize your successful moments. In some time you will go far away from those eerie thoughts.

Example a man lost his love. This was a disappointment due to which he has now made his life colorless and drab. That loss may be due to lack of faith by one person. So that person should forget that. This is not the end of life. He becomes pessimist and sometimes when he is asked to change the course of his life he states the darkness since that time. This is because he uses to think negative in every aspect of life and so his life got worsened. A good way to uproot is to think that there may be some good will of God which he doesn't know and Mighty Allah has protected him.

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Faith is deliberately confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at a time.

When you keep on thinking positive then it become your habit and it makes the way straight into your soul.

In the last few pages Qamar Iqbal summarized the analyses which deeply affect my soul. He concluded that man is responsible for the good and bad happenings in his life. It is our duty to divert the path of our thinking.

And these are my last words to you!

Be not afraid of life. Believe me! Life is worth living and your believe will create the fact. So it is better to believe than to disbelieve, in doing so, you bring everything to realm of possibility!

How many points will you give to this great Book

4.7 out of 5 stars from 53 ratings of The Book

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      Uzair Ali 4 years ago

      bht acha hai :)

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      zohaib shaukat 4 years ago

      boooot acha hyy

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      maryum tariq 4 years ago

      nice =)

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      Farooq Butt 4 years ago

      very nice

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      Farooq Butt 4 years ago

      good book

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      Hassan Shahbaz 4 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      thanks ^_^

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      asha 4 years ago

      The topic is very intresting and it definetly shows one the right way of tackling all the problems that life throws at you and how important it is to believe and have strong faith ..after reading the review I definetly agree that this book must be worth reading :D

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      black eye 4 years ago

      Gud book:-P

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      saleha 4 years ago

      inspiring it is. this review actually motivates one to read the whole book.

      excellent work

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      Amna Sarfraz 4 years ago

      "Never lose your identity" baat to sach hai but hum log muslims hote huwe bhi apni appearance se muslims nahi lagte..Bohat acha article hai..Allah Tala hmare Iman ko strong kar den...

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      Arooma Zainab 4 years ago

      Great review. It really makes me want to read the book. I'm gonna read the book soon :)

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      Kinza Rana Ali Asghar 4 years ago

      AwesOme~!!!! it reAlly wOke mE Up! sO mOtivAtiOnAl! jazakALLAH!

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      Hadiqa Awan 4 years ago

      nyc book ......

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      Mahnoor Khan 4 years ago

      wow bro.. Good work keep it up.. :)

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      F fruit world 4 years ago

      very nice

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      F fruit world 4 years ago

      VERY NICE

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      grave digger 4 years ago

      keep it sam

      i will nt say much

      per itna hi ke

      roshni ke taraf dekhne se ommed barti

      aur andhero ki taraf dekhne se nakami ke imkan

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      shehla nasir 4 years ago

      it's really a great book....... i like to read it as soon as possible.... JAZAK ALLAH KHAIR

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      Hamza Saqib 4 years ago

      love it....

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      taib noor 4 years ago

      loved it :)

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      Hassan Shahbaz 4 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      thank you all :)

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      Shaibaz 4 years ago

      Masha Allah ! A very well written review of a what looks to be an awesome book. All the emotions are part of the mind set. If the belief in self is strong and you fear none but the one and only, the first ,the last, omni present and omni potent, the ever lasting, the originator, the protector then you can make the impossible possible. The review was very well written but the use of unfamiliar words could have been avoided but neverthless a nice job.

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      fatima afzal 4 years ago

      jazakALLAH its really wonderful.

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      exuberant soul 4 years ago

      one word "commendable" !well-written and expressed. loved it :D

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      Hassan Shahbaz 4 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      thankyou :)

      appreciate your suggestions :)

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      ANEELA NAVEED.. 4 years ago

      When you keep on thinking positive then it become your habit and it makes the way straight into your soul...... my favourite... inshort sara e bht acha hai..

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      usamaabid 4 years ago

      Great Effort... Nice... :)

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      Kainat 4 years ago

      This article is really very nice....I am lucky to read it at this time when i'm very sad of my failures.....this really has encouraged me...Alhamdulillah.....May Allah bless you......

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      Hassan Shahbaz 4 years ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      my pleasure! :) may Allah Mighty bless you too.

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      kausar Moin 3 years ago

      Unbleaveable book on Rohaniat.

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