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Facts about International Earth Day

Facts about International Earth Day

Being stewards of the Earth, it is the responsibility of Muslims to care for the environment in a proactive manner. There is a definite purpose behind the creation of different species, be it plants or animals.

10 Green Hadiths... What Islam Says About Environment

10 Green Hadiths

Did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) say anything about saving our planet and its environment? Did he promote any ideas or practices relevant to the world’s growing concern about the future of the earth and its resources? Today, with the increasing awareness of the dangers facing our planet and the great interest …

Humans on Destruction Path

My childhood was rather colorful. The privilege of growing up in both the city and village made me appreciate the beauty and importance of nature. I remember the days when my cousins and I used to fish at a small open drain in front of my grandma’s ‘Kampung-style’ house. Yes, it was only a drain …

Drastic Loss of Urban Gardens

Home gardens were once an indispensable element of the British urban residential streets. Yet these tiny private enclaves of greenery are under the threat of disappearing. The problem has even raised the attention of the parliament since February 2009 and as a result the Protection of Garden Land Bill has been drafted by the House of Commons. …

Symmetry: Perfections of Nature & Beauty of Science

Have you ever seen a Honeycomb? Have you ever wondered how bees cleverly build these hexagonal wax cells as stories for their honey? I’m talking here about symmetries in nature, the faces of beauty in our universe. Most of the symmetry patterns all over around us can be described, simulated, and promoted by geometric aspects, …

Islam and Peaceful Coexistence with the Environment

Islam and Peaceful Coexistence with the Environment

The relationship between man and the environment should be as sincere and upright as practical and rightly poised. Any deviation from this sensible and middle-path philosophy will invariably result in pushing man to the extremes on either side, all of which, however, are resolutely rejected by Islam.

The Relationship Between Spirituality and Sustainability in Islam

The Relationship Between Spirituality and Sustainability in Islam

Instead of standing alone amidst the marvels of God’s creation, quite alien to them, a structure rather integrates itself with them as much as its plan, design and utility are able to suggest. It identifies its status vis-à-vis the other worldliness with that of the natural sensations around it.



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