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Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ala-al-Din Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Abi al-Hazm al-Qarshi al-Dimashqi (known as Ibn Al-Nafis) was born in 1213 A.D. in Damascus. He was educated at the Medical College Hospital (Bimaristan Al-Noori) founded by Noor al-Din Al-Zanki. Apart from medicine, Ibn al-Nafis learned jurisprudence, literature and theology. He thus became a renowned expert on the Shafi’i School …

Wright Brothers of Kashmir

Wright Brothers of Kashmir

Though Kashmir is known for its beauty and the youth of Kashmir are known for their intelligence, the majority is suppressed due to government negligence, and is not getting support to develop their intellectual capabilities. Like hundreds of other young boys and girls, twin brothers Refaz and Ishfaq from the far-flung village of Wandevelgam of …

Reconnecting with Nature

Reconnecting with Nature

The concept of responsible management and taking care of the natural environment is firmly embedded in the teachings of Islam, so Muslims shouldn’t be reminded that living eco-friendly lifestyle is part of their religion. Or do they? Fazlun Khalid, a man synonymous with the eco-Islam movement and one of the most influential contemporary Muslims, claims …

Great Muslim Scholars Avicenna

Great Muslim Scholars: Avicenna

To live in the past and to waste the gifts that Allah (SWT) has given to us all is to not live at all. However, to recall the riches of the past and to learn from them serves as a reminder of what we have achieved and what we can still achieve. Ibn Sina lived …

Depression A Social Illness

Depression: A Social Illness?

The manner in which Allah (SWT) originally created us as interdependent social beings greatly contradicts the values and realities of Western social systems which greatly stress independence. Unfortunately, individuals who live in societies that do not have a holistic perspective of life often become alienated. Some are better equipped to cope with this than others; …

Hunayn Bin Ishaq: The Great Translator

Hunayn Bin Ishaq: The Great Translator

Abu Zayd Hunayn bin Ishaq al Ibadi ranks as the finest medical and scientific mind of the early Abassid era. Born in 809 to an apothecary in Al Hirah, Hunayn went to Baghdad to study medicine as a young man. There he enrolled in the earliest known private medical school in Islam under the direction …

Islamic Golden Era’s Astronomers

Islamic Golden Era’s Astronomers

The list of prominent stars with Arabic or Arabic derived names is a long one. The reason is simple – they reflect the contributions of Medieval Muslims, from Baghdad to Granada, to our understanding of the stars and the planets. Almost as soon as they had established their capital at Baghdad in 762, the Abassid …

Compost Recycling of Life

Compost, Recycling of Life

“It is Allah who causes the seed grain and the date stone to split and sprout. He causes the living to issue from the dead. And He is the One to cause the dead to issue from the living. That is Allah: then how are you deluded away from the truth?” (Qur’an 6:96). In this physical …

Mars 2117 Project: UAE Seeks to Settle Humans on Mars

Mars 2117 Project: UAE Seeks to Settle Humans on Mars

The United Arab Emirates seeks to build the first ever human settlement on Mars by 2117. The ‘Mars 2117 Project’ is set to be developed and executed in partnership with major international research institutions, news agencies reported on Feb 14. This unique Arab space project was launched on the sidelines of the 5th World Government …

Jabir Ibn Hayyan and Islamic Golden Era Alchemists

Jabir Ibn Hayyan and Islamic Golden Era Alchemists

The word “alchemy” brings to mind images of pseudo-scientists huddling over bowls of liquids, mixing strange potions and dabbling in the occult. However, the true goal of alchemy was nothing less than the transmutation of the “base” (i.e., more reactive) metals into gold. Alchemists also sought a single cure for all diseases and a way …



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