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Islamic Scholars

Remember Me and I Shall Remember You

By Mufti Ali Gomaa / 14 May 2013

In our lives we encounter some hard days in which we find ourselves in deep need of resorting back to God and although the invocation of God in all times is the assured path of success and advancement, the human being always forgets about invocation. An Arabic poet once said,

The human was not called (insan) except for his forgetfulness (Nisyehi)…and the first forgetful (Nas) is the first human…

 

Understanding the Characteristic of Humility

By Shaykh Muhammad Abdullah al-Gangohi / 13 May 2013

Whoever asserts tawaadhu’ (humility) for himself, is undoubtedly a man of pride because when a claim of humility is made, it is made after the perception of one’s (supposed) lofty rank. This implies that one believes in one’s personal elevation, hence one is a mutakabbir (proud person).

 

Reproach For Not Adding "In Sha' Allah" When Making a Promise

By Mufti Muhammad Aashiq Ilahi Bulandshahri / 7 May 2013

"And never say with regard to anything, 'I will certainly do so tomorrow.

Unless (you say), 'By Allah's Will.' Remember your Lord when you forget, and say, 'I have the hope that my Lord will guide me to what is closer thereto in direction.'" - Surah Kahaf 18:23-24

 

Ibn Sina: The Prince of Physicians

By Obeyd Choudry / 1 May 2013

In a relatively obscure village in the outskirts of Bukhara, the renowned capital of the Samanid dynasty, a Persian empire in Central Asia, a child was born in 370H/980CE. He was recognized early as a prodigy and was destined to become one of the world’s greatest minds.

 

How Islamic Inventors Changed the World

By Paul Vallely / 29 Apr 2013 

From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we in the West take for granted. Here are 20 of their most influential innovations:

 

Abu Bakr Ar-Raazi -The Father of Arab Medicine and the Founder of Modern Chemistry

Source : Islamweb.net / 16 Apr 2013

He was a unique encyclopedic scientist. He is considered one of the greatest physicians in Islamic culture, and the earliest Arab physician. He was also one of the founders of modern chemistry. He was well-versed in all branches of knowledge and he made significant scientific contributions to medicine, chemistry, mathematics, literature, and so on. For several centuries, his books, especially those written in the field of medicine, the main references for instructors and students alike. He was the scientist and physician Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn Zakariyya Ar-Raazi.

 

Healthy, Dead & Sick Heart

By Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali / 6 Apr 2013

Just as the heart may be described in terms of being alive or dead, it may also be regarded as belonging to one of the following 3 types:

The Healthy Heart 

On the Day of Resurrection, only those who come to God with a healthy heart will be saved. God says:

 

Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall in service of Islam

Source : IslamiCity / 4 Apr 2013

Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall [1875 - 1936] was a British Muslim who is best remembered as one of the earliest  translators of the  Holy Quran in English. His translation was first published in 1930.

 

Is Islam in Conflict with Science?

By Sumayyah Meehan / 30 Mar 2013

{He gives wisdom to whom He wills, and whoever has been given wisdom has certainly been given much good. And none will remember except those of understanding.}(Quran 2: 269)

Upon waking up in the morning, most of us are creatures of habit.

Before you can even rub the sleep out of your eyes, you’ve got a plan to start your day.

 

Is Tawassul Shirk?

By Ebrahim Saifuddin / 29 Mar 2013

In this day and age when Muslims are being attacked by people of almost all faiths, it is quite sad and disturbing that Muslims are busy attacking each other. Why is it that we, who belong to the Ummah of Muhammad ﷺ, have fallen so low that we take not a second before declaring each other of being from those who practice shirk or kufr?

 
 

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