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Islamic Heritage Month 2021

Join us on a journey to study the evolution of Astronomy and its deep connection with
Islamic Heritage. A highly interactive program with films, documentaries, demos and live
Astronomers on the show!

Guest Speakers

Chris Vaughan
Senior Astronomer and Earth Science Educator at AstroGeo.ca

Martin Connors
Astronomer

Munazza Alam
National Geographic Young Explorer

Islamic Heritage 

The glorious Islamic legacy stems from the fountainhead of the revealed word of God Almighty, the Holy Qur’an, revealed to the Prophet Muhammadsa some 15 hundred years ago. To learn more about the extraordinary personality of the Holy Prophet Muhammadsa and to study Holy Qur’an, please visit www.alislam.org.

Explore the Muslim Contribution to AstroNOmy

This year, tune in to the Islamic Heritage event on Oct 22nd, to learn how Muslims greatly contributed to the Science of Astronomy. Featuring a children’s tableau representing Muslim Astronomers, an Astro and star gazing night, and a visit to the Aga Khan Museum to learn more about Astronomy related artifacts, speaker from RASC and presentations by notable Canadian Astronomers, the program brings forth unique and never-seen-before content.

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The Islamic Golden Age of Learning

The dawn of the Islamic Golden Age in the 7th century was profoundly inspired by the scared instruction to seek and share knowledge throughout one’s life. of Islam was profoundly. The Islamic reverence for learning and the learned could also be seen in the avid support from the Kalif, Princes, Princesses and wealthy merchants. These men and women were the funders and architects of institutionalised learning throughout the Islamic world

 

The Legacy Of Islam

Details on the following sections coming soon.

Architecture

Mathematics
Algebra
Algorithm

Chemistry

Physics

Mechanics and early machines

Windmill and Water management

Clocks

Aviation

Geography & Maps

Astronomy & Navigation

Sociology

Glass Industry

Naval Exploration

Coffee

Fine Dinning

Three-course menu

Musical Instruments

Military Planning

Weapons

Chess

Poetry and Story telling

Politics

Chess

Medicine

Inoculation

Surgery

Herbal Medicine and Hikmah

Law and Jurisprudence

Pottery and Tile making

Textile Trade and Money transfer

Routes

Translating Knowledge

Optics (Camera obscura)

City Planning

Cleanliness and Bathing

Gardens and water systems

Coins

Calligraphy

Houses of Wisdom

Universities and Schools

Libraries