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#J2E 4: Salam wa Smiles, 40 yrs, 5’5″

#J2E 4: Salam wa Smiles, 40 yrs, 5’5″

The ‘Send A Message’ button was right there in front of me, practically begging me to push it. Every good quality I had been dreaming about in a husband was suddenly present in front of me, and he was inviting me to send him a message. This felt like my big moment arriving, and I was completely unprepared for it.

Making Hajj in a Wheelchair

Making Hajj in a Wheelchair

Although the Hajj isn’t obligatory for disabled Muslims, nevertheless, a strong desire to make this spiritual homecoming pulls on the heartstrings of every Muslim. In past ages, the physical challenge of Hajj was far more rigorous than our air-conditioned era of caretaker travel agencies, convenient mass transit and comfortable accommodations. Nowadays, compassionate attention to the […]

Therapeutic Cloning Advances in the Muslim World

Therapeutic Cloning Advances in the Muslim World

Far more than just copying cells for the purpose of duplicating human beings, cloning technologies are leading to exciting medical applications. Continuing the discussion of Part 1: Human Cloning in Islam and the Qur’an, this article explores therapeutic cloning advances in the Muslim World. In 1998, scientists for the first time ever isolated human embryonic […]

Moving 3 Million People a Day During Hajj

Moving 3 Million People a Day During Hajj

With Allah’s personal invitation to Makkah extended to every able Muslim throughout every age, Allah continually guides the service upgrades to ease the Hajj experience. And, considering the current realities of moving three million people a day during Hajj, every step of the journey clearly reveals the marvelous blessings Allah mercifully bestows upon his obedient […]

Islam at Vatican Climate Change Symposium

Islam at Vatican Climate Change Symposium

Invited to the Vatican Climate Change Symposium in Rome, Italy, Dr. H. Din Syamsuddin represented Islamic views in a speech to conference attendees on Tuesday, April 28. The conference, organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Religions for Peace, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Network, was entitled: Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: the Moral […]

Mercy of Allah: Adaptation to Weather Extremes

Mercy of Allah: Adaptation to Weather Extremes

With Ramadan occurring in the hottest time of year for those of us in the northern hemisphere, and the coldest time of year for those in the southern hemisphere, our physical ability to handle weather extremes becomes an interesting topic to reflect upon. Can you imagine the special situation required of our bodies to adapt […]