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Science Behind `Eid in Western World

Muslims in America and the Western World all know the scent of Christmas. As they walk through the malls, streets and stores each December, the scent of gingerbread, pine needles and cinnamon waft through the air.

Nigerian Imam Shelters Hundreds of Christians in Mosque

Imam Shelters Hundreds of Christians in Mosque

NGHAR YELWA – A religious, kind-hearted and brave Muslim Nigerian cleric saved 262 Christians from attacks on June 23 in Nghar Yelwa village, central Nigeria, BBC reported July 1. This was the latest wave of violence to hit Nigeria’s central region where Christian farming communities and Muslim cattle herders often clash – usually over access …


Ramadan the Antidepressant

Depression is what psychologists call a syndrome: a group of signs (things that a clinical practitioner finds through examination) and symptoms (things the patient experiences) that form a pattern. [1]

History of Islamic Contributions to Science - About Islam

History of Islamic Contributions to Science

In the book, “Medicine: A History of Healing,” Ray Porter writes, “Arabic medicine contributed little to the treasures of Greece and Rome.” However, in an article on Islamic plant medicine found in “Herbs for Health Magazine,” David Tschanz writes, “In the middle of the seventh century, Europe was mired in stagnation… For Europe, it was …

Healing Colors

Healing Colors of Prayers

Both the Qur’an and Hadith contain descriptions of paradise as green.{These it is for whom are gardens of perpetuity beneath which rivers flow; ornaments shall be given to them therein of bracelets of gold, and they shall wear green robes of fine silk and thick silk brocade interwoven with gold, reclining therein on raised couches; …

Uzbekistan Solar Oven Distance

World's 2nd Largest Solar Furnace in Muslim Lands

The solar power is an important source of renewable energy. Its technologies are either passive solar or active solar. In fact, these categories of solar technologies depend on how they capture and distribute solar energy or convert it into solar power. Solar furnacesare one of these solar technologies which use concentrated solar power to produce …


Featureless & Invisible: Why Is Glass Transparent?

Glassis a non-crystallineamorphous solidthat is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage. For example,windowpanes,tableware, andoptoelectronics. The most familiar and the oldest types of glass are “silicate glasses”. Their primary constituent is the chemical compoundsilica(silicon dioxide, orquartz) which also forms sand. Many applications of silicate glasses derive from their opticaltransparency, giving rise to …

World Religions

Future of World Religions in 2050

What do you need to know about the future of world religions?By 2050, the number of Muslims around the world will nearly equal the number of Christians. That’s since Islam will grow faster than any other major world religion. This video shows the future statistics of adherents to the world religions in 2050. Populations can …


Gardening: An Islamic Philosophical Architecture

If heaven, the ultimate reward that we are striving for, is described as “gardens underneath which rivers flow”, then what places on Earth could give us better foretaste of Paradise than gardens?

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