Stories from General Islamic Stories

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-15)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Roots Capable of Selecting Minerals from the SoilPlants draw all the mineral nutrients they need from the soil; this includes potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and sulfur. Since the substances are not found separately in the soil, they...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-14)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Hydraulic System That Raises Water Many Meters against the Force of GravityThe dead part of wood, known as the "xylem," contains hollow channels. These, also known as "wood vessels," consist of inanimate cells that gradually lose...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-13)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.These details in the Creation of wood remind us, as set out in Surat al-Waqi 'a, that wood cannot be made by human beings. Just a few of the inimitable features of wood, which cannot be produced...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-12)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Despite the knowledge resulting from earlier and ongoing research,there still exists a lack of information on the chemistry and structureof wood fibres. Large variations can be found within a single tree,from the pith to the bark and...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-11)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.In conclusion, although scientists are unable to fully account for it,they still agree that migration is pre-programmed behavior that birds possess from birth. Journeys lasting thousands of kilometers, the preparations made for these flights and bird's ability...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-10)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.There is good evidence that young birds are equipped with endogenous migratory programs, which tell them roughly howmany days and/or nights that they must fly, and in what direction.19(emphasis added) In his book La Puissance et la...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-9)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.laws of aerodynamics in the most perfect manner. The use of the word"musakhkharatin" (suspended) in the verse to describe bird flight is an exceedingly specific choice of language, because it suggests that they havebeen "encouraged to a...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-8)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Due to the force of gravity, all bodies which are airborne should eventually fall to earth, either quickly or slowly. Everything, living or otherwise, is subject to the Earth's gravitational pull. But as a miracle of Allah...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-7)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.An Article in the New York Timesseeking an answer to the question "How Was the Universe Built?" contained the following lines:Even the tiny quarks that make up protons, neutrons and other particles are too big to feel...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."woven" - may be a reference to the String Theory of physics. (Allah (SWT) knows the truth.) According to this theory, the basic elements that comprise the universe are not point-like particles, but strings resembling miniature violin...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Firstly, the orbits and paths in the universe are so dense and inter twined that they constitute intersecting paths, just like the threads in a piece of fabric. The Solar System we live in is made up...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."You will see the mountains you reckoned to be solid going past like clouds-the handwork of Allah (SWT) Who gives to everything its solidity.He is aware of what you do." (Surat an-Naml, 88)One possible interpretation of the...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.In addition, "repeaters" are employed to permit radio communications over great distances. These devices repeat and strengthen weak signals and enable them to be transmitted over considerable distances. Such devices are generally sited on tall buildings or...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The scientific Miracles of the Qur'anFOSSILIZATION AND IRON CONTENT"They say, 'What! When we are bones and crumbled dust, will we then be raised up as a new Creation!' Say: 'It would not matter if you were rock...

Miracles of the Qur'an (Part-1)

The Holy Qur'an is the only holy scripture revealed by Allah (SWT) that has remained completely uncorrupted. In its inimitable verses, our Almighty Lord has revealed that the Qur'an is a protected Book. Unlike other scriptures, it has never been - and cannot be corrupted...

The Muslim Home (Part-40)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.One of the ways of taking safety precautions is: The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “When evening comes, keep your children inside, for the Shayaateen [devils] spread out at that time. Then when...

The Muslim Home (Part-39)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.There is no room here to talk about the influence a bad neighbor may have on a couple and their children, or the kinds of nuisance he can cause, or the misery of living next to...

The Muslim Home (Part-38)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The Prophet of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, also said: “There are three elements of happiness and three elements of misery. The elements of happiness are: a righteous wife, who when you see her she pleases...

The Muslim Home (Part-37)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.With regard to location, for example: The home should be close to a mosque. This has obvious advantages: the call to prayer will remind people of prayer and wake them up for it; living close to...

The Muslim Home (Part-36)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Hitting is not the way to discipline; it is not to be resorted to, except when all other means are exhausted, or when it is needed to force someone to do obligatory acts of obedience, as...