Tag: Islamic Golden Age

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes #02

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA), in full Taqi al-Din ibn Taymiyyah, was a great Islamic scholar. He was born in 1263 CE in Harran, east of Damascus. Ibn Taymiyyah dedicated most...

/ November 24, 2016
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Clinical Psychology’s Debt To Islamic Civilization

Nowadays, when we talk about Clinical Psychology and mental health, names such as Sigmund Freud, Ivan Pavlov and Carl Rogers spring up. It is often mistakenly assumed that the field...

/ April 4, 2016
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Scholars of Islam: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA)

Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Hanbal Abu Abdullah al-Shaybani, otherwise known as Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA), was born in Baghdad in the year 164 AH (781 CE). His father died...

/ February 13, 2016
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Scholars of Islam: Imam al-Shafi’i (RA)

Whoever takes a path to obtain knowledge, Allah makes the path to Paradise easy for him. The above Hadith [1] is a testament of the value of knowledge in Islam....

/ January 30, 2016
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Scholars of Islam: Imam Malik ibn Anas (RA)

The real name of Imam Malik (RA), second of the four great Imams, was Abu Abdullah Malik ibn Anas ibn Malik ibn Abi-Amir al-Asbahi. His lineage can be traced back...

/ January 23, 2016
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Scholars of Islam: Imam Abu Hanifa (RA)

During the reign of the great Caliph Hz Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA), a merchant entered the fold of Islam. The son of this merchant, Thabit bin Zuta, was a very...

/ January 16, 2016
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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...

/ September 30, 2015

20 Inventions That Changed The World

For centuries, Muslims have been the pioneers when it comes to intellectual progress and new inventions in different fields. This article lists 20 of the most impressive Muslim inventions. Legend...

/ August 7, 2015
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An Introduction To Islamic Art

Since Islam is not just a religion but a way of life, it managed to develop a distinctive culture with its own unique artistic language that is reflected in the...

/ July 27, 2015

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...

/ July 15, 2015

Islam And Science: Abbas ibn Firnas And Aviation

Today, it is impossible to imagine a world without airplanes. Neither for the economy, nor for tourism. The youngest among us often dream about being able to fly. Sometimes, when...

/ July 10, 2015

Islam And Science: Ibn al-Haytham And Physics

Physics is a science that covers a very wide area of the material world, ranging from research on subatomic particles to studying galaxies. In Physics, what’s most important is the...

/ July 1, 2015