Najma-al Zidjaly
    Najma  al Zidjaly

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    Najma al Zidjaly is a writer and associate professor of linguistics and intercultural communication in the English department of the College of Arts & Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. You can e-mail her at

What is wrong with us?
    April 28, 2013

These are "the best of times," and these are "the worst of times." This is "the age of wisdom," this is "the age of foolishness," it is "the epoch of belief," it is "the epoch of incredulity," it is "the season of Light," it is "the season of Darkness," it is "the spring of hope," it is "the winter of despair." (With sincere apologies and gratitude to Charles Dickens).

Law of Dharma
    March 31, 2013

The last of Deepak Chopra's seven spiritual laws of success that I have been pontificating for the past couple of months is the Law of Dharma or the Law of Purpose.  

Desire, Intention and Detachment
    March 3, 2013

The best part about meeting Deepak Chopra in person in Oman is not just the opportunity to engage with one of the greatest minds ever lived, it is the reminder that the seven spiritual laws of success he teaches do indeed work. Sometimes we all need a dose of faith reinstated.

Tea with Deepak
    February 17, 2013

Since I started writing about the seven spiritual laws of success, based on teachings of the main thought-leader of the 21st century, Deepak Chopra, I have received several e-mails from various nationalities informing me of their dedication to follow my instructions. Because they all, just like the rest of us, are fascinated by the possibility of having the power to make their/our dreams come true. 

The Law of Pure Potentiality
    February 3, 2013

The fifth law of success is the law of pure potentiality. This is actually the first law of spiritual success as per the teachings of the world renowned spiritual leader Deepak Chopra. I just postponed discussing it because of its power, which, once mastered, can manifest anything.