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And Made from Water Every Living Thing

"...And Made from Water Every Living Thing"

{Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?} [Surat Al-Anbya 21:30]. We differentiate the Earth’s oceans to five separate entities. Despite the fact that there is really only one ocean. So, how …

Darkness

Deep Sea Darkness, Glory be to Allah!

Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think. In fact, Oceanography informs us that at the extreme depths of the ocean on Planet Earth there is no light. The deep sea region is the lowest layer in the ocean. It exists below the Thermocline and above the seabed, at a depth of 1,800 …

Electrosmog

Electrosmog Amidst Shift of Ages

With the advent of industrialization, the ecosystem first became subjected to environmental pollution. Subsequently, the clean technological revolution saw a decrease in chemical pollution to the environment. Ironically, however, invisible electric pollution is on the rise and has created a new environmental worry – electrosmog. Electrosmog, however, isn’t as avoidable as other forms of environmental …

Rooftops

Plant Your Vegetables On Your Rooftops

Rooftops of buildings are usually large areas overcrowded with junk and useless objects. With a little effort and money, these rooftops can be transformed to mini-gardens that produce vegetables and fruits, free from hormones and pesticides. Many countries have embarked on projects to increase the amount of greenery on rooftops. This provides a good opportunity …

Pets

Cuddly Pets: More Than Meets the Eye

I once met a person who said her family consists of four members. Next, she said she’s an only child. Doing the math was easy, so I couldn’t help but ask about the two-member discrepancy. “Oh! The cats of course!” was the answer that I got, but didn’t expect. Like this person, pets owners have …

Zamzam Water

Water: It Also Flows in Paradise

Allah created the heavens from its vapors (Surat Al-‘Anbya’ 21:30); yet we often devalue its healing powers. The prophet (SAW) advised us to “allow for one third food, one third water and one third air.” Science advices drinking at least 8-10 eight-ounce glasses of water a day. This including a glass ½-hour before and after every meal. …

Green hajj

Can We Make It Green Hajj?

[And proclaim to mankind the Hajj. They will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, they will come from every deep and distant mountain highway.] (Surah Al-Hajj 22: 27). About three million pilgrims responded to this proclamation, traveling to the sacred city of Makkah for the performance of Hajj. For many pilgrims, …

Plants

Can Plants Talk?

“We will show them Our signs in the horizons and within themselves until it becomes clear to them that it is the truth. But is it not sufficient concerning your Lord that He is, over all things, a Witness?” (Qur’an 41: 53) Plants come across with numerous organisms in their natural environment. So how do …

Night Prayer and the Human Body Clock

The sleep-wake cycle of the pineal gland becomes disrupted as we increasingly eat, socialize and sleep not questioning the psychological and physical effects of our pre-occupations. In trying to keep up with the schedules of the day it becomes increasingly difficult to switch-off the problems of the outside world we take home affecting domestic commitments. …



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