Words Of Wisdom
"Keep yourselves far from envy; because it eats up and takes away good actions, like a fire eats up and burns wood." (Abu Daud)
science and quran
The actual age of the universe
The discovery of the expansion of the universe achieved by the astronomer Edwin Hubble at 1929, was based on the red shift of the faraway galaxies, red shift occurs when an object is receding far away from an observer,
"Narrated Sahl (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet(may peace be upon him)said, There is a gate in Paradise called ArRaiyan, and those who observe Saum (fasts) will enter through it on the Day of Resurrection and none except them will enter through it. It will be said, 'Where are those who used to observe Saum (fasts)?' They will get up, and none except them will enter through it. After their entry the gate will be closed and nobody will enter through it." (Bukhari)
YAQUB IBN ISHAQ AL-KINDI (800-873 A.D.)
Abu Yousuf Yaqub Ibn Ishaq al-Kindi was born at Kufa around 800 A.D. His father was an official of Haroon al-Rashid.Al-Kindi was a contemporary of al-Mamun, al-Mu'tasim and al-Mutawakkil and flourished largely at Baghdad. He vas formally employed by Mutawakkil as a calligrapher.On account of his philosophical views, Mutawakkil was annoyed with him and confiscated all his books.These were, however, returned later on.He died in 873 A.D. during the reign of al-M'utamid.
Something More than Money
After a foreign tour, i landed at the Delhi airport where i used a wheelchair. At the exit my companion offered some money to the boy who was manoeuvring my wheelchair. The boy refused, saying, "Don't give me money but give me your ashirwaad , blessings.
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Joseph(P), Moses(P) And The Rulers Of Egypt
This article is about the usage of the term for the ruler of Egypt during the time of Joseph(P) and Moses(P) in the Qur'an. During the time of Joseph(P), the ruler of Egypt is addressed as King (Malik, in Arabic). And during the time of Moses(P), the ruler is called the Pharaoh (Fir'awn, in Arabic). This usage is consistent through out the Qur'an.
The Rock from which the camel came out from
Thamud, one of the perished nation, lived in a valley which is about two hundred meters above sea level, it is also surrounded by tall mountains with 1200 meters average height.