Sadat Riyaz

Atheist youth of mine

Atheist youth of mine

“Atheism is also a belief”; this is what I wrote down as one of my stray reflections in my diary a year ago. Yes, I still believe in it and endorse what I have written back then. It might seem incessantly iconoclastic but I am not to debate that here. Instead, let me tell you […]

 Sadat Riyaz

Kashmir, The Bruised Heaven

Kashmir, The Bruised Heaven

Here I go again, received a link from my best friend of experiences of violence faced by women in Kashmir from the armed forces and patriarchy within their own community. While I found it a conflate, I was struck by a conniption. I spent some time in sedentary until I got unanimous from soul, body […]

 Sadat Riyaz

Failure: A teacher worth having

Failure: A teacher worth having

It is drastic and frightening that after an unexpected failure, the first thing that strikes the mind of the youth is suicide. The only thing they see feasible after a collapse, is their death. They don’t consider giving a second thought to it and just jump to the conclusion. A conclusion that is evil, hard […]

 Sadat Riyaz

Revisiting Allama Iqbal’s message for Ummah

Revisiting Allama Iqbal’s message for Ummah

Tu Ghani az Har Do Alam man Faqir Roz-e-Mehshar Uzr Hai Man Pazeer Var Hisabam Ra Tu beeni Naguzeer Az Nigah e Mustafa Pinhaan Bageer Allama Iqbal, the beloved, a person whose Intellect and fore-sightedness is not bound to introduction, a philosopher from whom ideas flow as undiluted waterfalls of knowledge. His ideology is something […]