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Alahazrat As A Scientist And Astronomer The Earth And Skies Are Stationary

Posted 26 February 2006 - 04:34 PM (#1) User is offline   Muhammad_Mobasher_Muhammadi 

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Alahazrat as an Astronomer

Thrilling news appeared in the English daily "Express" of the 18th October 1919 published from Bankipur, Patna (Bihar). It was regarding a unique and dreadful forecast made by Prof. Albert of USA, who happened to be an astronomer and mathematician of international repute. Its gist was as under:

"On 17th December, 1919, six planets which are most powerful viz. Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Neptune will be in conjunction and the Sun will come in opposite direction of these planets. These planets will fetch the Sun towards them with all their gravity. The result will be that the magnetic properties of these planets will pierce into the Sun and it will inflict hole into the sun, which will be in the shape of a big dagger. And, such a stain on the sun will be visible which everybody would see on the 17th December 1919 with naked eyes. Prof. Albert further predicted that conjunction of such planets, which was not witnessed for the last twenty centuries, would cause disorder in the air and it would bring about big storms, terrible rains and powerful earthquakes. The earth will return to its normal position after several weeks".

The news spread like wild fire. Panic gripped the whole world. Some of the Muslims fell prey to it as well. Mawlana Zafaruddin of Bihar, a disciple and caliph of Alahazrat apprised Alahazrat of such forecast of Prof. Albert. Thereupon, Alahazrat wrote an article belying the forecast tooth and nail brandishing it as baseless and bogus, which was published in the monthly "Al Raza" of Bareilly. This contradictory article too gained equal publicity. Alahazrat was challenging Prof. Albert. A Mawlawi was challenging an astronomer. An Indian was challenging an American. It was towards the middle of November and the people were waiting impatiently for 17th December. In order to allay the fear on the part of his Muslim brethren, Alahazrat rose to the occasion and chose to get his article published. Alahazrat consoled the frightened Muslims and advised them:

"Muslims, be afraid of Allah. Don't be afraid of Albert. His forecast is false and baseless. It is neither desirable nor permissible for you to pay any heed to it". Interestingly enough, Alahazrat gave as many as seventeen arguments to disprove the said forecast. The arguments advanced by Alahazrat are astronomical and technical. Men of common understanding cannot understand. So, it is of no use to reproduce them in full. However, those who can and those who wish to make a deep study of these arguments, may please go through the booklet "Prof. Albert F. Porta Ki Peshin Goi Ka Rad" published from Maktaba Gharib Nawaz, Allahabad.

However, to present something for a common man, I would like to point out that Alahazrat argued vehemently that the very basis of such forecast was wrong. The forecast was based on the principle that the "sun is stationary and the earth moves around the sun". In the light of the Holy Quran, Alahazrat declared: "The sun and moon do move according to their course. They are sailing within a circle. It is earth (not sun) that is stationary around which the sun and other planets revolve".

According to the working of Prof. Albert, the mutual distance of six planets as on 17th December 1919, worked out to 26 degree, whereas Alahazrat presented a detailed chart depicting the real position of such planets as on 17th December, according to which, such mutual distance worked out to 112 degree. There was such a lot of difference between the two.

Prof. Albert gave all the weigh to Law of Gravitation. Confuting it, Alahazrat argued that the said conjunction did not conform with the Law of Gravitation as well. Either of the two shall have to be discarded then. Have all the planets made a pact to attack the sun alone? Why will they not attack each other, Alahazrat quipped? If the Law of Gravitation is correct, it is bound to affect all - more effect upon what is nearer and sharper effect upon what is weaker. When the attack of six planets can cause such an injury to the sun, then why the Saturn could not be destroyed by the gravity of the remaining five planets, especially when the Saturn is smaller than Sun by thousand times, Alahazrat asked.

Mars is smaller than Saturn. Mercury is the smallest of all. So in this way, these are bound to be shattered into pieces. What an absurd it is to believe that the weaker might not suffer at all and the strongest (sun) will lose the battle, Alahazrat argued. Even on the basis of the Law of Gravitation, there can be no such conjunction of planets, Alahazrat declared. That is Alahazrat beat Albert from both ends.

By and by, the time passed and the crucial day of 17th December arrived. As the sun rose, the panic-stricken people began to take it as Doomsday. The routine life went to standstill. Clouds of horror hovered heavily. Some people laid hope in Albert. Some people laid hope in Alahazrat. The names of Albert and Alahazrat were running on the lips and tips of one and all. By the grace of Almighty Allah, the day went off peacefully. The sun set setting the pandemonium at rest. Nothing untoward took place anywhere. The position of Albert was all burst.

Everybody witnessed that what Alahazrat had observed and declared, came true word by word. It bagged three cheers for Alahazrat. Prof. Albert also conceded the talent of Alahazrat in the field of astronomy.

 


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Alahazrat as a Scientist


The earth moves constantly about its own axis and also round the sun, which is stationary. This theory espoused by Copernicus, Kelper and Galileo, gained popularity all over the world. The theory says that the speed of rotation of earth is 1036 miles per hour i.e. 17.26 miles per minutes i.e. 30389 yards per minute i.e. 506.4 yards per second. Against this theory, nobody could speak. It was Alahazrat who challenged it and declared:


"The Islamic principle is that the sky and earth are stationary and the planets rotate. It is the sun that moves round the earth, it is not the earth that moves round the sun".


in order to substantiate it, Alahazrat put forward two-tier arguments. First, he quoted a number of verses from the Holy Quran and Hadith, the translation of some of which is given below:



  1. The movement of the sun and moon is according to a course (Surah Rahman, verse 5).
  2. The sun and the moon are sailing within a circle (Surah Yasin, verse 40).
  3. The moon and the sun were besieged for you, which are constantly moving (Surah Ibrahim, verse 33).

(For detailed please refer to "Nuzool-e-Ayat-e-Furqaan Besukoon-e-Zameen-o-Asman" of Alahazrat written in 1339 A.H., published from Raza Academy, Bombay).


It is thus; quite clear that the sun moves and it is obligatory upon every Muslim to believe it because it is what Allah ordains us to believe. In light of the Holy Quran and Hadith, the theory of rotation of earth is absolutely wrong. Such arguments were more than enough for Muslims but for Muslims only. For others, Alahazrat presented a number of arguments based on scientific understanding - technical and otherwise. Alahazrat wrote several books on this subject. In 1920, he presented his book "Fauz-e-Mubin Dar Radd-e-Harkat-e-Zamin", published from Idara Sunni Dunia, Saudagaran, Bareilly. This book contains 105 arguments, dozens of diagrams and lots of calculations in refuting the said theory. Out of 105, I am giving below gist of only five logical and axiomatic arguments which are quite easy and which can be understood by a man of average intelligence.



  1. If a heavy stone is thrown up straight, it would fall on the same place from where it was thrown, whereas according to the theory of movement of earth, it must not happen.According to it, if the earth were moving towards east, the stone would fall in west because during the time it went up and came down, that place of earth from where the stone was thrown up, due to movement of earth, would slip away towards east.Suppose, the process of stone going up and coming down took a time of 5 seconds, then according to the said speed of movement of earth, that is 506.4 yards per second, the earth would slip away towards east by 2532 yards i.e. about one and a half miles. In other words, the stone must fall in the west of that place (place of throwing up the stone) at a distance of about one and a half miles but actually it would fall on the same place from where it was thrown up. It shows that the said theory of movement of earth is wrong.
  2. If two stones are thrown away at the same time and with the same power - one towards east and the other towards west, then what should happen according to the said theory of movement of earth, is that the stone going towards west must appear to be going very fast and that the stone going towards east very lazy. Suppose the power of throwing the stone is 19 yards within three seconds, then the respective stones would fall in the east and west at a distance of 19 yards only but according to the said theory, by the time the westward stone would cover a distance of 19 yards in three seconds, the place from where the stones were thrown, would slip away towards east by 1519 yards (506.4 х 3). In this way, it must fall at a distance of 1519 + 19 i.e. 1538 yards, whereas it would actually fall only at a distance of 19 yards. Similarly, the other stone going towards east must fall in the west at a distance of 1519 - 19 i.e. 1500 yards, whereas actually it would fall in the very east at a distance of 19 yards only. It shows that the said theory of movement of earth is wrong.
  3. Suppose, from a tree, two birds fly with equal speed and for equal period, one of them goes towards east and the other towards west. Now if their flying speed is equal to the speed of movement of earth, that is, if they fly at a speed of 1036 miles per hour, then according to the said theory, the bird going towards west must fly at a speed of 1036 + 1036 i.e. 2072 miles per hour (being its own speed added by the speed of movement of earth), while the bird going towards east would not be able to move even an inch as its speed after adjusting the speed of movement of earth (both being equal) would become zero. On the contrary, what would actually happen is that the bird going eastward would go in the east to a distance of 1036 miles during an hour and the bird going westward would go in the west at a distance of 1036 miles. It shows that the said theory of movement of earth is wrong. For a bird, the abnormal speed of flight of 1036 miles per hour has been assumed only to bring it parallel to the speed of movement of earth and simply to prove that according to the said theory, the bird flying towards east would not be able to cover any distance even if it comes abreast of a plane in the matter of speed and flies at a rate of 1036 miles per hour.
  4. If it is intended to kill a bird appearing at a distance of 10 yards in the air from a particular place and suppose it takes two seconds in stringing the bow and shooting the arrow, then by the time the arrow is shot, that particular place would slip away within these two seconds at a distance of 1013 yards at a speed of 506.4 yards per second being the speed of movement of earth and thus the arrow can never reach the target, whereas it may be taken for granted that the arrow would hit the target. It shows that the theory of movement of earth is wrong.
  5. If a bird is sitting on a pillar near its nest just at a distance of one yard, even then it can never reach the nest, because in order to reach the nest, the bird shall have to fly - may it be for a second or part thereof. The fact is that, the bird can never surpass the speed of 1036 miles per hour, which is said to be the speed of movement of earth. It shows that the theory of movement of the earth is wrong.

Need you go yet for further arguments? Go on thinking over plane, gun, cannon, missile and so forth.


Thus, we can come to the conclusion that a person who challenged the great scientists like Copernicus Kelper, Galileo, and Newton etc. must have been a great genius himself. I would like to add that what is required to disprove the theories of these scientists, Alahazrat has done ahead of it but sooner or later its credit will be bagged by someone else who will win the fight in the name of a scientist for, Alahazrat is better known as a Muslim theologian rather than a scientist.

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Subhan Allah

A must read

I never knew of this

The Westerners have been fooling us all along

It is our belief because the Quran says so

Disagreeing with it is not an option, it is Kufr.

Allah-o-Akbar

May Allah Guide us all

Aameen


What is the constant concern of The Holy Prophet Alayhis Salaatu Wa Salaam? The Forgiveness of His Ummah. Struggle for it.

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Posted 18 March 2006 - 05:27 PM (#4) User is offline   Zahid-bhatti 

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Ancient wise men believed the world was full of unseen forces. The Age of Reason said that these forces had only ever existed in mans imagination, only reason could show man the Truth behind the Universe. The trouble is man became like a thinking robot, and the world of the Rationalist was a daylight place in which boredom, triviality and 'ordinariness' were ultimate Truths. But the main problem with Human beings is their tendency to become trapped in the 'triviality of everydayness', in the suffocating world of their personal pre-occupations. And every time they do this, they forget the immense world of broader significance that stretches around them. So in a sense these Ancient wise men were closer to the truth than modern man, for intuition of 'unseen forces' keep them wide open to the vistas of meaning that surround us. Goethe's Faust can be seen as the symbolic drama of the West, since it is the drama of the rationalist suffocating in the dusty room of his personal consciousness.

In 1969, a cybernetician Dr. David Foster, pointed out that the basic block of any electrical information theory is one electrical wave, consisting of two halves, because it is measured from top on one 'bump' to the bottom of the next trough:

That is, a wave is a 'binary' system, and computers work on upon binary mathematics. It we think of invincible waves as the basic block of the universe, then you can think of life, in fact, all matter, as due to vibrations, that have been somehow, cybnernetically programmed. Dr. Foster is saying that, to the eyes of the cybernetician, the complex structures life around him, reveal data processing on a massive scale, and he finds himself wondering what intelligence processed the data? The universe is full of cosmic vibrations. Thus he calls it the Intelligent Universe.

There is no mention of the name of Almighty Allah in sciences like physics, chemistry, botany, biology and economics. Alahazrat Imam Ahmad Raza Khan (may Allah be pleased with him) maintained that no science or technology should be without the mention of the name of Allah. This was such a revolutionary idea that if it was acted upon; our hearts and minds would not have been inert as they are at present. He pleaded that Muslims of knowledge must refuse to accept scientific research and philosophical dogmas, which do not accord with the Holy Quran.

Prof. Hakim Ali (d. 1364/1944) was teaching mathematics at the Islamiyya College, Lahore. He was exceptionally brilliant in his field and Aqa-i-Bedar, Priciple of Dar al-Ulum Al-Sina al-Sharqiyya in Lahore was a disciple of the former. Professor Hakim Ali had reverence for Ahmad Raza and used to visit him and exchange thoughts on intellectual matters. Both had correspondence with each other about the rotation of the earth. On 14 Jamadi al-Awwal 1339/1921, Prof. Hakim Ali wrote a letter to Ahmad Raza and from this letter it could be inferred that both were carrying on correspondence regarding science for a long time. The Professor wrote to Imam Ahmad Raza:

"If you kindly agree with me, Allah willing, Science and the Scientist could be Muslimized."

In reply to this letter, Ahmad Raza wrote the treatise 'Nuzul-i-Ayah-i-Quran Bi Sukun-i-Zamin-o-Asman' in 1338/1920. In this he discussed the movement of the earth and opposed the views of Prof. Hakim Ali. His views about the modern and ancient Philosophies, were not imitative or apologetic, but it was very creative and sincere. He had unshakable faith in Quran and the Hadith, and no vicissitudes of time could affect him.

Once he wrote to Prof. Hakim Ali:
"My friend! It is obligatory that our hearts be filled with honor of Sahaba, the Companions of the Holy Prophet (Allah's grace and peace be upon him). They learnt Quran from the Holy Prophet (Allah's grace and peace be upon him) and understood its meaning from him. Before them we appear to be unlettered, my friend! If we think that meaning we have understood of Quran is correct, and the honor of Sahaba, particularly Hazrat Huzayfa and Hazrat Abdullah Ibn-i-Masud understood them wrongly, the Sahaba is slighted. I give you in the protection of Allah that even such a thought passes through your heart.

After this, Imam Ahmad Raza Khan continued in this letter:
"My friend! Science would not be Islamised by adjusting problems and ayah to science. In this way, May Allah save us, Islam accepted science and not vice versa. If science is to be made Muslim, all the Islamic problems with which science is apparently in contradiction, have to be highlighted inquiring into the weakness and reason of science. Science should be employed to emphasize the positive features of Islamic stand and rebut the un-Islamic views of modern science. This is not difficult for an intelligent man like you. You love such things."

If we had accepted the approach of Imam Ahmad Raza (may Allah be pleased with him) our educated youth today would not have been so enamored with modern thoughts and skeptical about Islamic views. If scientists had sought guidance from the Quran they would have reached centuries ago where they are now. Life in plants, echoes of sound in space, speed of light, mysteries of land and ocean, the colorfulness of the earth and heaven, and the disintegration that goes on in the universe are not new for a student of the Quran. In fact they are very ancient. It is the magical spell of the West that even the acquainted appears quaint.

Properties of sound were discovered much later, but Muslim Sufis and ulema had discovered these quite early and pointed out things which would perhaps be surprising to modern man.

Gifted with immense knowledge of Religion, Philosophy, Logic, Sociology and Literature, Imam Ahmad Raza (may Allah be pleased with him) was also a leading mathematician of his time, adept and proficient in Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry (particularly triangles and spheres), Logarithms, Mensuration, Almanacs and Calendars (namely appearance of new moon, timings of salaat, the Sahri and the Aftari of salaat at Makka Mukerrama and comparative calendars of the Hijri, Christian and Roman), Astronomy, Astrology and Numerology (ilm-e-Jafr). In brief, he was a compendium of all faculties related to Mathematics and the Occult Sciences. 

But he firmly believed that the Holy Quran is the only standard to examine the Truth of every human knowledge and science, ideologies and research, philosophy and culture, etc.


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Assalamoalekum All Muslim... hope u all will be very fine...

HAPPY YOM-E-IMAM AHMED RAZA

 

Alahazrat Imam-Ahle Sunnat, Mujaddid-e-Deen o Millat Maulana Shah Ahmed Raza Khan Fazil-e-***** (Rahmatullahalai)

 

 Neglected genius of the east

  Mawlana Ahmed Raza Khan radi Allahu Ta'ala anhu, popularly known as "Alahazrat" in the Islamic world, was born at Bareilly (India) in 1272/1856. His father Mawlana Naqi Ali Khan (d. 1297/1880) and grandfather Mawlana Raza Ali Khan (d. 1282/1866) were celebrated theologians recognized as such by academic circles of the entire subcontinent. Due to the extraordinary intelligence bestowed upon him by Almighty Allah, Alahazrat (radi Allahu anhu) completed his Islamic education at the very young age of 13 years, 10 months and 5 days. Mawlana Ahmed Raza Khan was well versed in more than fifty branches of learning pertaining to Ancient Sciences, Modern Sciences, Current Sciences and Oriental Learnings and left contributions in all these academic disciplines.

 

In 1294/1877 he went with his father to visit Shah Al-e-Rasul (d. 1297/1879). He was admitted to the Qadiriyya Order and was permitted to enrole and train neophytes. He had similar authority in thirteen other orders. In 1295/1878 he went with his father for the first pilgrimage and got diplomas from famous Arab scholars at Mecca. In 1323/1905 he proceeded for his second pilgrimage. During his stay at Mecca and Madina he won the respect of noted scholars who visited him and received from him diplomas and Fatawa.

On 14th Sha'ban 1286/1869 he started issuing Fatawa and gave verdicts on Muslim jurisprudence. At that time he was only a boy of less than 14 years old. Afterwards he attained such eminence in this field that the scholars of the Indo-Pak subcontinent and also of the Islamic World acknowledged him as a great Jurist. He had full command over Muslim Jurisprudence. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal highly praised his scholarship and command over Muslim Jurisprudence saying :

"Such a genius and intelligent jurist did not emerge."

Though he was well versed in scores of branches of knowledge yet in the later years he restricted his interest in the following branches of religious learnings :

  • To support and defend the Holy Prophet (.SA.S)
  • To uproot the innovations prevalent in Muslim society.
  • To issue Fatawa according to the Hanafi school of jurisprudence.


He reviewed and revolutionized the Muslim Society, especially the Muslims of Indo-Pak Sub-continent
, that is why the Arab scholars like Shaykh Isma'il bin Khalil and Shaykh Musa Ali Shami commended him as the Revivalist of the 14th Century A.H. Lean and thin yet he possessed a gigantic personality. He left a profound influence over his epoch. None among his contemporaries was so powerful as to influence the majority of Muslim population of Indo-Pak Sub-continent all alone from East to West and from North to South. Ahmed Raza Khan infused the zeal of preaching and missionary work to his Caliphs, disciples, and pupils.

Although he did not take any active part yet he paved the way for freedom with his brilliant philosophy based on the Holy Quran and Hadith. He was against Hindu-Muslim Unity. This was the basic idea that can rightly be called the foundation of Pakistan.

In 1920, when the Islamia College, Lahore, was entangled in non-co-operation movement, with the suggestion of Dr. Muhammad Iqbal (the Poet of the East) and the Members of Anjuman-e-Himayat al-Islam, Prof. Hakim Ali the Vice Principal of Islamia College, presented an Istifta before Ahmed Raza Khan. He was seriously ill at that critical juncture but he gave his verdict undauntedly which was published as a treatise with the title of "Al-Muhadjdja-al-Mu'tamina". This treatise can be called a precious and valuable document for freedom fighters. It paved the way and changed the ideas of the great politicians like Dr. Muhammad Iqbal and Qua'id-e-A'zam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

His caliphs, disciples and pupils took active part in freedom movement. In 1946/1366 an ideal Sunni conference was held at Benares (India). Hundreds and thousands 'Ulemas (followers of Ahmed Raza Khan) from all over Indo-Pak Sub-continent attended this conference. A resolution was unanimously passed in favor of Pakistan and thenceforward his caliphs, disciples and followers expanded and enhanced their political activities all over Indo-Pak Sub-continent. Historians of the world especially of Indo-Pak Sub-continent should draw their attention to this most significant aspect of freedom movement.

The love of Holy Prophet (S.A.S.) is the summum bonum of Islamic politics and has played important role in the history of Muslim World. Ahmed Raza Khan was the torchbearer of this love in the Indo-Pak Sub-continent. The only Motto of his life was the "love of the Holy Prophet" (S.A.S.) and he could leave no stone unturned in defending this love. Throughout his life and in all his works he maintained this Motto and in this respect he could not compromise with any.

Ahmad Raza Khan was a poet of high caliber. He adopted Naat, the most difficult of all the branches of poetry, but all the same he reached at the highest pinnacles. His mental and spiritual qualities elevated his poetry and made it highly ecstatic, lucid and profusely rich with rhetoric. The first impression that one gathers from his poetry is that of his devout love for the Holy Prophet of Islam and secondly one is struck by his vastness of knowledge, sublimity of thought and excellence of _expression. It is regretted that the Urdu literature has been the target of sectarianism, that is why he was deliberately neglected in Urdu literature by the latter historians and biographers. And even today the scholars hesitate to appreciate his poetry with open heart due to sectarian bias.

Ahmed Raza Khan was a genius writer. He started writing from his early age. He wrote numerous books and treatises in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu on diversified topics. There are estimated more than 1000 on more than 50 branches of knowledge. His books and treatises are lying unpublished at Bareilly. Very few have been published yet. The most voluminous work is the collection of Verdicts i.e. Fatawa-e-Ridawiyya. In 1324/1904, he had completed its 7 volumes, which afterwards increased upto 12 volumes of 26x20/8 size each volume containing more than 1000 pages.

When Shaykh Ismail Khalil, the Curator of Library at
Mecca read the specimen of these Fatawa (Verdicts) he was puffed up with joy and said:

By God if Abu Hanifa Nu'man would have gone through these Fatawa undoubtedly it could have been his heart's delight and granted its writer among his pupils.

Even the antagonists of Ahmed Raza Khan referred to these Fatawa. For instance, the great Mufti of his opposite camp Mawlvi Kifayat Allah (d. 1372/1952), consulted and ratiocinated these Fatwa and admitted that Mawlana Ahmed Raza Khan had full command over the subtleties of Muslim Jurisprudence.

The second important work, which Ahmad Raza Khan contributed towards religious knowledge, is the translation of the Holy Quran in Urdu language. Many people have translated the Holy Quran into the Urdu language, but the translation of the Holy Quran presented by AlaHazrat (radi Allahu anhu) - called
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Kanzul Imaan" is proven to be the most unique translation in the Urdu language. In his translation one sees that AlaHazrat (radi Allahu anhu) used only those words in his translation that are worthy for the Attributes and Qualities of Almighty Allah and of His beloved Rasool (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam).It is said that the translation of the Holy Quran by AlaHazrat (radi Allahu anhu) is not merely a literal translation, but is also the commentary of the Holy Quran.

AlaHazrat (radi Allahu anhu) was well versed in the ancient and modern branches of sciences. After observing his insight in science and mathematics ,Dr. Sir Ziauddin Ahmed remarked that Ahmed Raza richly deserved the Nobel Prize. Ahmad Raza has studied and criticized the views of Newton, Einstein and Galileo Galilee and has presented his researches before the modern world. His books Mu'een Mubeen, Nuzule Ayaat-e-Quran , Fauz-e-mubeen, and Al kalimatulmulhima, are concerned with such research. One of his famous books, Fauze mubeen dar rade harkate Zameen, using the Holy Quran as its guidelines, proves that the earth is not rotating but is stationary. He also proves that the entire Universe is revolving around the earth. Modern theories believe that the earth is rotating on its axis and that all the planets, including the earth, are revolving around the sun. AlaHazrat (radi Allahu anhu) also disproved these theories. The Holy Qur'an is the Book of guidance as well as the Book of wisdom. In the epoch when the subdued Muslim intellectuals were trying to prove the scientific theories to be correct by making far fetched interpretations of the Qur'anic verses and were viewing the Qur'an in the light of science, it was only Imam Ahmed Raza who advised the world to view science in the light of The Holy Qur'an.

On Friday 25th Safar 1340/1921, he left this mundane world for heaven. His mausoleum is situated at Bareilly (U.P., India) His death anniversary is commemorated all over Indo-Pakistan Sub-continent on 24th and 25th Safar, and special issues of newspapers and periodicals are published.

May Almighty Allah shower his choicest blessings upon the Mazaar-e-Anwar of this great Saint of Islam.

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