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Discover Yourself Workshop in Jeddah - 27 & 28 May 2010

Engr. Sadatullah Khan from Banglore conducted his famous DISCOVER YOURSELF workshop at Seasons Restaurant in Jeddah on 27th and 28th may 2010. The workshop was organized by the Indian Islahi Centre, Aziziya area committee :

More than one hundred people from different states of India like Andrapradesh, Assam, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamilnadu etc. attended the workshop. This was the second workshop of Engr. Khan in Jeddah, the first one had been arranged by "TAFAREG JEDDAH" an organization of Tamil community in Jeddah.
The changes this workshop brought to the attendees in a couple of days were amazing! It was a unique experience indeed!

I request all workshop attendees to write their experience and their post workshop feelings in the comments column below so that it can be a permenant reference about the workshop in Jeddah.

Death of an ancient language

Here is the newspaper report -Madhyamam daily 6th Feb 2010- about the death of an ancient language,Bo, along with the death of "Bova Senior" from Andaman as I mentioned in my earlier post .
Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem.

"And among His Signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colours. Verily in that are Signs for those who know" : Quran Chapter 30 Verse 22.

This verse Quran is talking to all of us. The verse ends with a challenge to our minds where Allah asks man to learn about the diversity of creation. Unity in diversity is the natural law of creation! There are about 5,000 languages around the globe: Europe - 580; Asia - 900; Afria -275; America -1600 plus many others used by tribal communities and all.......

Old languages die. Recently I read about the death of a language. When an 85 years old lady "BOVA SENIOR" died this february (Madhyamam -6-2-2010) in Andaman, she was the last person who spoke the ancient language of "BO"!

New lifestyle and cultural evolution is a continuous process.

The IT era is bringing us more closer today. World is becoming another glocal (Global + Local)village. What will be the language of future? Today I am able to communicate with the world at large with this all new technique of blogging!

Tomorrow........? Only time will tell what will be the language of tomorrows glocal citizen!

Now, I request you to mark your thoughts about the question raised by this verse of Quran.