Fountain Archive

September 2020

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TheFountainMagazine
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Why the Nizamiye Mosque is More Than A Mosque

Zaakirah Cassim Cachalia talks about Nizamiye, one of the largest mosques in the southern hemisphere. Cachalia explains how this monument of South Africa serves not only as a place of worship, but mor... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
The Fountain
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Editorial (Issue 137): Maintaining Our Health

For many of us, health is one of those gifts that is often taken for granted until it is too late. We become used to the ease at which we can complete simple tasks such as writing a letter, eating an ... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen
367

Facing Oneself - 5

The Example of the First Circle Around the Prophet and Those Who Followed Them Uways al-Qarani – an illustrious personage so assiduous at faith and at his relationship with God; one near to Him as po... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Atif Yorulmaz
341

A Miraculous Fruit – 2: Dates as Nutrition and Medication

In our previous issue we briefly mentioned that the date fruit facilitates delivery and can be eaten to help prevent infertility. This article will continue to examine their manyfold health benefits w... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Lawrence Brazier
102

The Removal of Cares

  The Removal of Cares is a work comprising forty-five discourses written in the 12th century by Shaikh Abd al-Qadir al Jilani. It is said that God had bestowed upon the Shaikh an opening to his soul... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Mehmet Ramazanoglu
243

Hirudotherapy: An Opportunity for Healing

lllness is a part of our lives; but thankfully we are not left without remedy as long as we know how to search for it. As a matter of fact, the search for remedies for the troubles we’ve had has been ... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Didem Fırtına
136

The Sci-fi-like Fish That Hibernates Underground

An exceptional oddity occurs in Africa, Australia, and South America during dry seasons: an oval-shaped, cocoon-like structure that is found under the ground which when gently broken open produces a l... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Brandon Martin
355

The Fruits of Our Labor

The last six months of my melancholy life were spent operating a machine. I was responsible for making sure the reactors were working smoothly, so most of my time at work was spent slowly noticing the... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Isilay Yatkin
397

Understanding and Defeating Depression

Depression can have a profound impact on a person’s psyche as their mind slowly cascades down a slippery slope towards irrationality. It can cause them to lose all sense of hope, enjoyment, and excite... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen
233

Finding and Existence (Wujud) - 2

(Continuing from the previous issue) The All-Holy Unity (Wahidiya) has an inward and outer aspect. We can call the former the All-Holy Divinity (Uluhiya), and the latter the All-Holy Lordship (Rububi read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Judy Ann Eichstedt
337

Homeless

  I packed up the car with as many of our belongings as possible, mostly blankets and clothes. I grabbed my Bible and flashlight and quickly put them into the glove box of my rundown car. I told my s... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Nuh Aydin
343

The Sun: How Much Do We Know About Our Heavenly Lamp?

“Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.” Immanuel Kant read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
M. Fethullah Gulen
245

Separation and Hopes

Again, I remembered the days of separation, Years mixed with tears passed by. I shuddered and froze in my place; Friends had become reconciled with enemies.
 While the people swam in deep sleep, Valu... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Zeynep Durmaz
273

The Kidney – Our Underrated Organ

I had graduated from medical school, passed the specialization exam in medicine, and had been placed in the medical internship I long dreamed of. I was on cloud nine and was dizzy with joy, but it did... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Omer Yildiz
320

The Papaya and Its Healing Properties

The Papaya is an exotic and delicious fruit that has recently been making its way into some doctor prescriptions due to its abundance of nutrients and medicinal components. It is a sweet and musk-scen... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
Hikmet Isik
365

The Weight of Our Assumptions About Others - 1

Question: While sayings of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, counsel against condemning believers to shame, despising them, and disclosing their faults, they also enjoin not remaining silent and un... read more..

Issue 137 (Sep - Oct 2020)
The Fountain
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Science Square (Issue 137)

Cell-based therapy may be used to treat obesity and diabetes Wang CH et al. CRISPR-engineered human brown-like adipocytes prevent diet-induced obesity and ameliorate metabolic syndrome in mice. Scien... read more..

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Maintaining Our Health (The Fountain 137)

The Fountain Magazine’s 137th issue is all about health, life’s most precious gift. Explore the healthy benefits of two remarkable fruits, the date and the papaya. Discover the world of a fascinatingT... read more..

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Top 5 Reasons People Are Violent

WHY are people violent? What pushes us over the edge? Is it taught, is it biological, or both? There are a variety of factors and they all play a role, though they vary from person to person. These fa... read more..

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