Saturday, January 6, 2007

99)A place in the Universe where new "heavens" and "earths" are manufactured.

This is a marvellous picture of the Orion Deep Field, which is a composite picture of a well-known constellation in our Milky Way galaxy(the Orion Constellation). It is 1500 light years away(15 thousand trillion kilometers) from planet earth and contains stars at varying stages of their life cycles; old, bluish supergiant stars like Al-Nitak, Al-Nilam and Mintaka, making up the famous belt of Orion, and countless newborn and young stars; A veritable stellar nursery. Read the caption at the bottom of the picture to find the various stars and nebulae. In this constellation we see evidence of a vivaciously dynamic universe and a place where new "heavens" and "earths" are constantly being manufactured:


Islam, eminently logical, placing the greatest emphasis on knowledge, purports to understand God's creation:Aga Khan 4.
The God of the Quran is the One whose Ayats(Signs) are the Universe in which we live, move and have our being:Aga Khan 3