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Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as the Holy Sites. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Science Upholds Creation, not Evolution

Science Upholds Creation, not Evolution

The theory of evolution, born of the primitive level of science in the nineteenth century, has been completely invalidated by successive scientific discoveries. Those evolutionists who are blindly devoted to the theory look for a solution in demagogy, since no scientific foundation is left to them. The most frequently resorted to of these is the …

Mohamed Ali Mosque, Egypt

Sacred Geometry of Islamic Architecture

The main precept of Islam is the unity and oneness of Allah and the importance of worshipping only Allah and not any statues or other beings. However, as humankind tends to believe what is visible, even in Islam, importance is often placed on physical representations of worship.

Alhazen: Master of Optics

One of the brightest names in Islamic medieval sciences is that of mathematician and scholar Abu ‘Ali al-Hasan bin al-Hasan bin al-Haytham, known as “Alhazen” to the Western world. Born in Basra, Iraq in 965, he won repute there as a mathematician and engineer. He was invited to move to Cairo, Egypt by the Fatimid …


Celestial Origin of Iron

The Glorious Qur’an contains a distinct Surah (Chapter) entitled “Al – Hadid” (= The Iron) which emphasizes in one of its verses (Verse#25) the following two facts:

Islamic Philosophy of Science

Islamic Philosophy of Science

Attempting to answer questions of agency, causality and universality from an Islamic perspective is called the “Islamic philosophy of science.” In answering these questions from an Islamic perspective, there are hundreds of verses in the Qur’an talking about the world, about computing, and observing the universe that can be referred to. In the case of …

Industrial Revolution

Muslim Women & Knowledge: Facing the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

A number of things around us today mark the visibility or the impending arrival of the so-called ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: digital technology, robotics, nano-technology, unlimited access to information, mobile devices, artificial intelligence and so forth. In a recent discussion on the impacts of this revolution, it was predicted that automation of jobs would cause women …

Dermatitis and Hajj Rituals

It is well known that most of KSA’s area lies in one of the hottest spots in the world. When it coincides with summer, the temperature during Hajj season may range between 44-50°C. Also the rate of moisture may range between 10-15%. These factors help in increasing the probability of getting sick by diseases such …

Hazardous Waste is Not All Waste After All

Hazardous Waste is Not All Waste After All

All The rumbling sound welcomes you as you enter BRAL Residue Treatment Company for recycling refrigerators in Berlin. Inside the company, several old refrigerators are lined up on a conveyor belt, each waiting for its turn to be reduced into pellets and powder. In less than an hour, 50 of them will be crushed and …

Muslims Invent Flower Preservation Technique

Muslims Invent Flower Preservation Technique

As festivities die out, so do the millions of flowers that had been picked and shared all at once to serve the occasion. The hidden costs on the environment can become devastating. No longer. A team of researchers from the department of Museology, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India has come up with a chemical compound and a …

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