Zahir -Humaid al Mahruqi
    Zahir  Humaid al Mahruqi

    Light Words, Heavy Meaning

    Zahir Mahruqi is an avid reader and observer of life’s ‘little’ happenings which he believes are often the key to understanding the essence of life itself. He maintains that by just embarking on the path to self improvement, we grow ‘spiritually’ You can email Zahir at

Real estate in Oman
    September 5, 2019

During a casual chat after dinner a particular subject caught my attention. It was about the potential income from building a high-rise property somewhere in Ma’abela. 

What is true love?
    June 13, 2019

“Let’s suppose that two firemen go into a forest to put out a small fire. Afterwards, when they emerge and go over to a stream, the face of one is all smeared with black, while the other man’s face is completely clean. My question is this: which of the two will wash his face?”

Things that can’t be mixed
    May 30, 2019

A drunkard fisherman once told a local religious leader, the local Imam, that he wished he could walk on water. He believed that he would be able to catch more fish by walking towards deeper waters. The Imam confidently replied to him by saying that ‘everything is possible if you place your full faith in God’.

Happiness vs Happimess
    May 16, 2019

Renowned human mind scientist Carl Jung was once on a safari trip in Africa. At one point he stayed behind and allowed all his tour guides and companions to disappear into the jungle. When he couldn’t see any of them anymore and all his eyes could capture into the horizon was an endless sea of trees, vegetation and wild animals he stumbled upon a great discovery. He understood then that it was his awareness that brought to life what he was seeing. That is to say, he believed that without a mind to witness what was there and make sense of it, it is as if it didn’t exist.

If you visit a sizeable transportation company such as Al Sumri Transport that specialises in carrying passengers and places their safety ahead of all other considerations, you’ll find one document that everyone is familiar with; all the way from the leadership level to the cleaners. That piece of paper is called the Journey Management Plan.

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