Lao Zi – Ancient Chinese Philosopher

Lao Zi, also Li Dan by name, live in late Spring and Autumn Period(585 BC –500 BC). He was from the state of Chu and once was the librarian and archivist of the royal court of Zhou Dynasty. He was a knowledgeable person that even the great Confucius had once consulted him on things that… Continue reading Lao Zi – Ancient Chinese Philosopher

Han Fei and His Legalist Philosophy

Han Fei was a legalist philosopher and essayist in the 3rd century during the Warring States Period. His legalist thought had provided important theoretical support for the rule of the later Qin dynasty, China’s first centralized state. Han Fei was a prince of the royal family of the State of Han. He stuttered and could… Continue reading Han Fei and His Legalist Philosophy

AL-GHAZALI, ABU HAMID (1058-1111)

AL-GHAZALI, ABU HAMID (1058-1111) al-Ghazali is one of the greatest Islamic Jurists, theologians and mystical thinkers. He learned various branches of traditional Islamic religious sciences in his home town of Tus, Gurgan and Nishapur in the northern part of Iran. He was also involved in Sufi practices from an early age. Being recognized by Nizam… Continue reading AL-GHAZALI, ABU HAMID (1058-1111)

MOHAMMAD BIN MUSA AL-KHAWARIZMI-Kheva

MOHAMMAD BIN MUSA AL-KHAWARIZMI (Died 840 C.E.) Abu Abdullah Mohammad Ibn Musa al-Khawarizmi was born at Khawarizm (Kheva), south of Aral sea. Very little is known about his early life, except for the fact that his parents had migrated to a place south of Baghdad. The exact dates of his birth and death are also… Continue reading MOHAMMAD BIN MUSA AL-KHAWARIZMI-Kheva

JABIR IBN HAIYAN

JABIR IBN HAIYAN (Died 803 C.E.) Jabir Ibn Haiyan, the alchemist Geber of the Middle Ages, is generally known as the father of chemistry. Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, sometimes called al-Harrani and al-Sufi, was the son of the druggist (Attar). The precise date of his birth is the subject of some discussion, but it… Continue reading JABIR IBN HAIYAN

El Zahrawi (Albucasis)

El Zahrawi (Albucasis) – father of surgery by Dr. Monzur Ahmed Almost a thousand years ago at a time when Spain (Andulesia) was part of the Islamic empire, there lived near the capital city of Cordoba one of the great, but now largely forgotten, pioneers of surgery. He was known as El Zahrawi, though in… Continue reading El Zahrawi (Albucasis)