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Friday, September 30, 2016

Ibn Al-Baytar

Ibn al-Baytar (Ibn al-Baitar) (Abu Muhammad Abdallah Ibn Ahmad Ibn al-Baitar Dhiya al-Din al-Malaqi) (circa, 1188 - 1248). Botanist and pharmacologist of Malaga. Ibn al-Baytar was an Arab scientist, botanist, pharmacist, and physician. He is considered one of the greatest scientists of Al-Andalus and is believed to be one of the greatest botanists and pharmacists of the Islamic Golden Age and Muslim Agricultural Revolution. In one of his works, he lists some 1400 samples. This work had a considerable influence both outside and within the Islamic world.

Friday, September 2, 2016

The Jurisprudent Philosopher

Ibn Rushd was one of the greatest scientists in history. He was born in Cordova in 1128 C.E. His full name is Abu Walid Mohammad Ibn Rushd. He started his education with studying Hadith, linguistics, jurisprudence and scholastic theology.

The famous scientist made a lot of contributions in philosophy. He wrote extensively on Philosophy and Religion, Attributes of God, Origin of the Universe and Metaphysics and Psychology. As his keen interest in philosophy and jurisprudence he was nicknamed as “The jurisprudent philosopher”. He wrote Tuhafut al-Tuhafut in philosophy.

Apart from this he conducted astronomical observations in Morocco. At the age of 25. He observed a star which was never seen before. He believed that the moon is opaque and obscure and he also gave descriptions on sunspots.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016


Al-Battani "Albategnius" , son of Jabir ibn Sinan al-Harrani who had a notable reputation as an instrument maker in Harran. The name makes the identification certain that al-Battani himself was professional in making of astronomical instruments and there is a good indication that he learn these skills from his father.

Al-Battani is one of the most popular observers and a leader in geometry, theoretical and practical astronomy, and astrology. He composed work on astronomy, with tables, containing his own observations of the sun and moon and an exact description of their motions than that given in Ptolemy’s “Almagest”.

Sunday, July 3, 2016


Abu Nasr Muhammad al- Farabi, is Known as "Alpharabius", one of the earliest Islamic intellectuals who were instrumental in transmitting the doctrines of Plato and Aristotle to the Muslim world, had a considerable influence on the later Islamic philosophers such as Avicenna.

He was an outstanding linguist who translated the Greek works on Aristotle and Plato and made a considerable addition to them of his own. He earned the nickname Mallim-e-Sani, which is translated as “second master” or “second teacher”.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Al-Kindi the father of Islamic Philosophy

Ya'qub `Abu Yusuf' ibn Ishaq al-Kindi (803-873)

Al-Kindi, a philosopher, and chemist and a prized member of the House of Wisdom in Baghdad was born in Kufa, Iraq. Considered to be one of the 12 great minds in history, he pioneered the field of pharmacology and applied chemistry, introducing the concept of drug formulary. He also invented decryption and musical theory.

Al-Kindi wrote on diverse philosophical subjects, physics, optics, astronomy, music, psychology, medicine, chemistry, and more. He invented pharmaceutical methods, perfumes, and distilling of alcohol. In mathematics, he popularized the use of the decimal system, developed spherical geometry, wrote on many other topics and was a pioneer of cryptography (code-breaking).

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Strengthen English Language skills, grow to a world citizen

Learning is a treasure, there is no particular age to learn but it has to be done from cradle to grave. Learning various languages along with your mother tongue is the need of time, especially English Language. English is needed in many phases of life; along with being a universal language spoken and understood in various parts of the world it is,

  • The language which gives you confidence to communicate with anyone nationally or internationally. May it be business pals, relatives or your friends from abroad English could be a common language between you two.
  • No matter whatever country you choose to visit for business, settlement or tourism English would be a mean of communication. Understanding signboards, maps, names, policies, rules etc cannot be possible unless you are aware of the countries local language.
  • If you wish to have higher studies, English is necessary. In all top universities globally Great Britain, USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore and other such places English is the mode of communication and studies. All books, syllabus, study plans, everything is in English. Even higher education in Pakistan is all in English.
Along with these there are ample uses of learning English language. Knowing its importance Mentors Linguist has started Basic English Language Course in Karachi. It is to help every individual to excel in his life. You can even Learn Modern English Language in Karachi at Mentors Linguist.

Mentors Linguist aims to Improve your Conversation Skills by offering various courses in English Language at varied timings and date for you to benefit from. The Communication Improvement classes are quite effective and will teach you how to communicate at different platforms in life.

The faculty at Mentors Linguist is well versed in various languages including Arabic, Urdu, Persian, and English Language. They are trained to improve your Conversational Practice along with giving you all the basics of a language. Learning is fun at Mentors Linguist, they use latest teaching methodologies in which students are listening, speaking and writing the language using different ways.

To know more about Mentors Linguist vist at Mezzanine No. 1, 65-C, 11th Commercial Street, Phase 2 Extension, DHA, Karachi, Pakistan, or log on to

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Jabir Ibn Haiyan, the chemist Geber of the Middle Ages, is commonly known as the father of chemistry. Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan sometimes called al-Harrani and al-Sufi. The accurate date of his birth is the matter of debate, he practiced medicine and alchemy in Kufa around 776 C.E and he died in 803 C.E.

Jabir's main contribution was in the field of chemistry. He originated experimental investigation into alchemy, which rapidly improved its character into modern chemistry. His contribution of fundamental importance to chemistry includes betterment of scientific methods such as crystallization, distillation, calcination, sublimation and evaporation and the establishment of various instruments.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Mentors Linguist: Retainable, Evolutionary and Sustainable Teaching

Mentors Linguists; as the name suggests is a centre of mentorship, training and teaching of language. Most modern in thought and technique; Mentors Linguists have been catering to the need of offering a methodology of teaching which is retainable, evolutionary and sustainable. Now the question arises how can teaching be retainable, evolutionary and sustainable?

Friday, April 1, 2016


Who came up with the modern scientific method? You may answer: Isaac Newton, right? But delve a little deeper into history, and you shall stand corrected. Let us present to you one of the most eminent and inventive mathematicians in the early tradition of Arabic-Islamic science: Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥaytham, also known as Alhazen or Alhacen in the West.

Born in Basra in 965 AD, he lived in Cairo, Egypt until his death at 74. He got educated in Basra which was a centre of learning in the world at the time.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Introducing: Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406 AD)

The Muslims have a rich heritage of education, culture and language. It will benefit the world at large to get acquainted with some towering personalities from their history. These extraordinary scientists, scholars, poets and philosophers carved a niche for themselves in research and innovation that became the basis of some of the theories and concepts we take for granted in the modern world today.

One of these great people was Ibne Khaldun (Abū Zayd ‘Abd ar-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn Khaldūn al-Ḥaḍramī). He is best known for his book, the Muqaddimah. His father name was Muhammad Bin Khaldun. He was born in Tunisia in 1332 and died in 1406. He worked on many social sciences and emphasized the importance of empirical facts. He held close to his heart the importance of tribal solidarity as one of the greatest drivers for change. He wrote many books like Gist of the Compendium on the Principles of Religion, A. Guide For Those Who Try to Clarify Problems, The Muqaddimah, Autobiography and many more.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Mentors Linguist: Using Forward Learning Strategies

Language is the medium of communication of thoughts, ideas and feelings. The better a person is able to convey accurately what they mean or intend to mean, the better the person is said to be well-versed. For that a person needs to practice and master the art of speech and delivery. Mentors Linguist offers you that platform of mastering the art.

Mentors use state of the art techniques and technology to enhance the learning of their students. Smart learning is all about retention, the more a person is able to retain what they have learnt and incorporate in themselves, they will be able to achieve much success in their lives.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Learning Arabic with Mentors Linguist:

In the era of communication, where information has revolutionized the demographics of the world, it has become imperative to adjust to the criterions of the time and era. In former times it wasn’t essential to know the outside mechanics of the world but today with changing times, changing our ways has taken precedence.

There were times when people really didn’t have to go through the trouble of knowing any other language, they could rely on their regional language let alone worry about knowing an international one. Today with the borders on the globe narrowing down, the world order has taken another route. Today trade and barriers to trade has reduced. Today there is no stopping of people who wish to pursue their careers abroad. To avail the green pastures of commerce people today need to equip themselves with the ways and modes of the host country’s life.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Mentors Linguist: Learn Arabic through Skype

Gone are the days when a person needed to travel thousands of miles to acquire the very best in education. Technology has revolutionised methods of teaching, training, business and communication in all realms of life. Today everything is accessible within your living room-at your finger tips literally! You can acquire the most sought after education and skills using the internet.

Skype is one of the most popular and reliable mediums for communication worldwide today and is avidly used by both teachers and students alike.


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