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Inner transformation, acceptance, patience, a good support group and a trusted scholar can ease the way to making a new life for yourself as a Muslim.

New Muslim: How to Minimize Stress?

Many new Muslims find themselves more stressed than ever before. Which can lead them to wonder where is the peace promised in Islam? How does a new Muslim cope with all these pressures?

Al-Ghazalia dmitted that we can rely on causality because through repetition, it appears to be the way things happen.

Evolution Theory in Light of Islam

Allah has His ways of doing things. These are called in the Qur’an the sunnan of Allah. They are described as immutable and eternal. There has been a debate within Islamic theology regarding the issue of natural “laws,” or more precisely, the issue of causality which is a prerequisite for the construction of natural laws. …

By the beginning of the 9th century, pharmacy was already a well established, independent profession with well regulated rules and laws.

Islamic Roots of Modern Pharmacology

Around the 8th century, one man took it upon himself to dig deeper into this amazing world of chemistry. A long forgotten historic figure, Khaled Ibn Yazeed came from the house of the Umayyad Caliphate. It was very unusual for a man in his social and economical stature to adopt such an unrecognized profession. However, his …

Hippocrates, one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine.

Unani Medicine: Islam Accepts Other Cultures

Unani is Arabic for “Ionian,” which means “Greek.” It is a formal medicine that has been practiced for 6,000 years. Also known as “hikmat,” Unani Tibb Medicine was developed by the Greek physician Hippocrates (40 – 370 B.C.) from the medicine and traditions of the ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. When the Mongols invaded Persia and …

Firm Relationship Between Muslims & Scientific Achievements

Arabic pharmacy (Saydanah)* as a profession and school of thought separate from medicine was recognized by the beginning of the ninth century CE (third century AH). Baghdad, the center of learning at the time, saw a rapid expansion of the number of privately owned pharmacy shops, a trend that quickly spread to the suburbs and other …

Biologically, no doubt that protein and meat are important part of human diet.

Existence of Vegetarian Muslim

The Prophet (SAW) said, “The superiority of ‘Aisha to other ladies is like the superiority of Tharid (i.e., a meat and bread dish) to other meals.” When one first reads the above Hadith, it appears to be non-controversial and simply stated to honor a strong and blessed Muslim woman. However, a vegetarian reading it might …

The relationship based on friendship is more able to withstand outside pressures.

7 F’s For a Happy Marriage

One of the main components of a happy marriage is that the spouses are able to forgive, that they do not hold grudges or act judgmental towards each other. It is expected that when we live with someone, situations may arise when we end up saying or doing things that hurt our spouses.

April Fuller

Propaganda against Islam Made Me Muslim

“Why did I expect anything less,” Fuller’s former youth pastor wrote. “I am an infidel according to your cult so therefore I am your enemy. Such a shame you have chosen to turn your back on a loving God and serve a false prophet who preaches hate for anyone not of said cult.”…

3 Reasons Why Muslims Abstain from Pork

3 Reasons Why Muslims Abstain from Pork

A common misconception about pork is that if it is cooked well, these ova die. In a research project undertaken in America, it was found that out of twenty-four people suffering from Trichura Tichurasis (another worm commonly found in pork), twenty two had cooked the pork very well…

Az-Zahrawi: The Great Surgeon

The 10th century saw the zenith of the Umayyad golden age in Andalusia. Under the leadership of ‘Abd ar-Rahman An-Nasir (r. 912-961) and his son Al-Hakam II, this dynasty established sovereignty over the majority of the Iberian Peninsula. The capital Cordoba developed into Europe’s greatest metropolis, a thriving city of half a million, where educational and …

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