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By:Engr Awais Durrani islamabad
Date: Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:11 pm

Image and symbolism indicate customs, rituals, rites and/or traditions of a particular culture or of a profession, career or job-oriented employment. Projecting the right image is important to getting your message across.
The choice of dress is intended to enhance or reinforce a certain image in the mind of the beholder that coincides with the nature of their profession. Uniforms are also used to convey rank and status and, perhaps, to be a bit intimidating. Senior police and military officers have stars, ribbons, peak caps and swag sticks to denote their elevated positions, while airline captains have four stripes on their shoulders. Pakistani political figures wear local headgear and ajraks and use phrases to identify with their constituents. Religious figures use ornate robes and headgear to project an aura of elevated status. Their throne-like seats and protective circle of hangers-on add to the sense of distance-from-authority which seem to increase their holiness.
Symbolism is deeply entrenched through the association with our choice of attire. This is why athletes have specially designed uniforms incorporating their team colors. Schools use uniforms to encourage affiliation with the institutions. A human-being is endowed with emotions & the Creator has emphasized to satisfy his emotions through performing Namaz/Rituals so that the body & mind should be in parallel which has been disclosed by psycho-analysts as Psycho-physio -parallelism .All rituals are inescapable for the system being symbols .In case system alone operates then it becomes the driest philosophy while if only the rituals are performed without system it becomes emotionalism which have been condemned by Quran by terming the phenomenon as ZULM (Away from the Righteousness).The flag of a state holds respect as long as state is in existence . In the absence of state , the flag becomes a useless components of a wooden piece & a piece of cloth .Both the system & rituals must go pace to pace & parallel to each & other. Allama Pervaiz offered Namaz to his last breath.He was a moving & dynamic Quran .Hypocrisy was never part of his character.An unparalleled & matchless Mujjadid but extremely humble & down to earth .
One of my friend has quoted that Allama pervaiz has not prepared his team .Al-hamdo lillah ! he has tens of thousands of students who are all involved in research on Quran. Can any body produce a scholar of the international fame like Syed Abdul Wadood ,Allama Azhar Abbas , Dr Manzoor ul Haq , Ch AD ,Dr Inam ul Haq & innumerable scholars world-over.

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Engr Awais Durrani islamabad -- Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:11 pm
Re: Rituals
jawaid ahmed -- Saturday, 9 March 2019, 11:51 am
Re: Rituals
Javed Javed - UK -- Sunday, 10 March 2019, 7:47 am