Field Notes

The hijrah from fitna to fitrah.

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Final Straw

Current-day leaders in the natural farming movement featured in the film include Yoshikazu Kawaguchi (Japan), Seonghyun Choi (Korea), Larry Korn (United States), and a dozen others. Their stories illuminate a brilliant-yet-maddeningly-simple path to sustainability and well being, one popularized by the late Masanobu Fukuoka, author of the seminal environmental text “One Straw Revolution.”



The use of space, building materials, water, heat and cold, sunlight and shade, the wind, the creation of gardens, and many other elements in Islamic architecture and city planning were based on the balance and harmony between humanity and nature.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr


Trust is that there should be no difference between what you do and say and what you think.

Umar ibn al-Khattab