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History of Major Religions in Under 3 Minutes

I came across a video, posted by Business Insider, that shows how religions spread around the world. This video, primarily an interactive map, shows the growth of major religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and of course, Islam. The

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The Legacy of Islamic Architecture in India

Islamic architecture can be seen all around the world. India is one such country where Islamic art and architecture is indeed very prominent. Often, in foreign discourses, the discussion about Islamic architecture in India is confined to Taj Mahal at Agra

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Remembering The Greatest British Muslims

Over the course of time, many Muslim reverts have done a lot to help their brethren all around the world. This documentary by BBC talks about the lives and works of three such British Muslims, who sacrificed a lot and

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There Are No Atheists On A Sinking Ship

“There are no atheists on a sinking ship” — this is an old and well-known saying. It is natural for a troubled human being to call out to Allah, and even the strongest of atheists turn to Allah when they

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Islam, Philosophy and Science in Baghdad

While present-day Baghdad is generally in the news for wrong reasons such as terrorism and war (all planted thanks to foreign interference), it was not always the case. Back in the day, Baghdad was quite easily the biggest and most

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Cleaners of The House of Allah

The cleaners of the two sacred Masjids in Mecca and Medina play an important role in making sure that Masjids are kept clean. To achieve that, nearly 200 officials and seasonal employees, 2700 workers, 260 controllers and 100 supervisors are employed.

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The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design

In Islamic culture, geometric design is everywhere: you can find it in Masjids, Madrasas, palaces, and private homes. Despite the remarkable complexity of these designs, they can be created with just a compass and a ruler. Watch as Eric Broug