Tag Archives: Islam

SUFISM IN A NUTSHELL

When it is said that Islam is the religion of ‘nature’, or is a natural religion, it means that Islam suits human nature and can meet all its requirements. But what is human nature and how can the tenets of Islam satisfy it? We all know that man is a combination of body and soul (or spirit). The existence of man’s soul has now been scientifically proven, with evidences taken from experiences of telepathy, levitation, clairvoyance, and other ‘extra sensory perception’. Continue reading

Scientists Grow Human Sperm in Lab

UK scientists say they have created the world’s first human sperm in the laboratory using stem cells derived from human embryos. The scientists used male embryos donated following IVF treatment. They will need at least five years to perfect the technique.

The researchers say that the aim behind their work is not procreation but rather to help men who are suffering from infertility problems to parent a child. However, they do not deny that using the science for such a purpose is within the bounds of possibility.

Some critics are calling the technique “immoral” and “madness” saying there is no excuse to take one life in order to possibly create another. Others ponder over the possibility that such a technique could possibly be used to replace men if scientists successfully create the sperm using female embryos. On the other hand, there are those who think this will eventually be beneficial to mankind and will be used to solve the problem of male infertility.

Abdullah Bukhari, the legend of Jama Masjid, is dead

New Delhi : Syed Abdullah Bukhari, the grand old Shahi Imam of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid and for long one of India’s most outspoken Muslim leaders, died here Wednesday after a long illness. He was 87. The elderly Bukhari, who anointed his son Syed Ahmed Bukhari as the Shahi Imam in 2000 but continued to retain the title, breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he had been admitted Continue reading