Ramadan Daily Dose: The Qur’an and Your Child’s Academic Studies

Published: 4 April 2023

Day 13


By Shofi Ahmed 


Tawheed is Scientific

The concept of Tawheed in Surah Fathiha besides a spiritual belief it also has scientific implications. The diversity and interconnectedness of the universe can be seen as evidence of the Oneness of Allah SWT. Scientific studies have shown that the universe is made up of diverse elements and systems, yet they are all connected and interdependent.


This interconnectedness can be seen in the balance and harmony of the natural world, from the cycles of the seasons to the intricate relationships between living organisms. This scientific understanding aligns with the concept of Tawheed, which acknowledges the Oneness of Allah SWT as the Creator and Sustainer of the entire universe. Therefore, Surah Fathiha’s emphasis on Tawheed can provide a valuable framework for understanding the scientific complexities of the natural world.


The Oneness of Allah SWT, can offer a useful lens for comprehending the scientific intricacies of the natural world. By acknowledging the unity and coherence of the universe and its Creator, we can better appreciate the interrelatedness and interdependence of all aspects of nature. This perspective can help us approach scientific exploration with a sense of wonder and reverence, deepening our understanding and appreciation of the complexities of the natural world.


An example of how the concept of Tawheed can be applied in modern academic settings is by encouraging students to recognise the interconnectedness of all knowledge and disciplines. Just as Allah SWT is the Creator and Sustainer of the entire universe, all areas of knowledge and study are interconnected and interdependent.


This approach promotes a holistic understanding of education that integrates different subjects and disciplines, rather than viewing them in isolation. By recognising the Oneness of Allah SWT and His creation, students can develop a deeper appreciation for the unity and interconnectedness of all things, leading to a more integrated and comprehensive approach to learning.