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Fish

Do Fish Drink Water?

You’d think that animals that lived in water wouldn’t have to drink it — but some fish do. Water is a must in many ways and quantities by living things including fish and sea creatures. {Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and …

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Safar 1439

Where to Observe the New Safar 1439?

When will Safar 1439 take place? Safar is the second month in the Hijri Calendar. Normally, a Hijri day starts at sunset. Thus, observing the crescent of a new Hijri month occurs during the sunset. If the crescent sets before the sunset, this means there is no new month. If it sets after the sunset, this means the beginning …

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Apples

Impressive Health Benefits of Apples

Islam’s holistic approach to health includes treating our bodies with respect and nourishing them with, not only faith, but also with lawful, nutritious food. A major part of living life according to the Creator’s instructions is implementing a suitable diet. Choosing wholesome food and avoiding the unwholesome is essential to good health. God says in …

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Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect in Eyes of Rana Dajani

The butterfly effect is a concept that states “small causes can have larger effects”. This concept was initially used in theories about weather prediction but later the term became a popular metaphor in science writing in general. In this TEDx speech, the Jordanian Muslim geneticist Dr. Rana Dajani is speaking about the Butterfly Effect, how it works, and how …

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Extraterrestrial

Extraterrestrial Life from Islamic Perspective

What are extraterrestrial life forms? Are there any verses in the Qur’an that hint at their existence? If they were to be discovered, what would that mean for human beings and their special relationship with God? Would these beings have the potential to be Muslims too, and to abide by the Qur’an and the Prophet’s teachings? With me to discuss is Dr. Shabir Ally, President of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Shabir, what would it mean for us if there were extraterrestrial life forms?

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