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  • The Prophetic Hijrah: A Turning Point in History

    The Arabic noun Hijrah literally refers to the act of abandoning or relinquishing. Hence, the derived word Muhaajir, as mentioned in a Hadeeth, is a person who renounces what Allah The Almighty prohibited. This is not confined to a certain time or place; anyone who abides by the commands of Allah the Almighty and abandons sins, is considered a Muhaajir... More

  • Summary of Events after Hijrah

    1st year of Hijrah 1. As soon as the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, reached Madinah, he built a Mosque for prayers. The walls were made of mud and the roof was made of leafy stalks of date trees. 2. Up until then there were only two compulsory Rak'ahs (units of prayer) for the noon (Dhuhr), afternoon (‘Asr) and night (‘Isha) prayers;.. More

  • Morals in the Life and Da‘wah of the Prophets - II

    Adhering to Tawheed (Islamic monotheism) does not only apply to deeds but also to words. Some of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, asked the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to make a tree for them that was known as “Thaat Anwaat” so that they could hang their weapons on it in order to seek its blessings as the.. More

  • Morals in the Life and Da‘wah of the Prophets - I

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was commanded to maintain the same methodology that had been adopted by all the previous prophets and messengers, may Allaah exalt their mention, as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Those are the ones whom Allah has guided, so from their guidance take an example.} [Quran 6:90] Allah the Almighty.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Umar -III

    Conquest of Jerusalem, 15 AH/ 636 AD In course of time, when Muslim troops were winning victories in Antakiyah and its suburbs, Yazeed bin Abu Sufyan, may Allaah be pleased with him, the governor of Damascus sent his brother, Mu'awiyah bin Abu Sufyaan, may Allaah be pleased with him, towards Qaisariyah (Caesarea or Kayseri) as per the Caliph's order... More

  • The caliphate of 'Umar -II

    After the defeat of Buwayb, the Persian chiefs and nobles buried their differences and mobilized their forces to serve their country even in the face of death. Rustam and Fayrouz (prime minister of the Persian Empire) were the pillars of the State, but a violent friction raged between them. Now both of them were persuaded to shake hands in the interest.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Umar -I

    Before his death (13 AH), Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, named 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, as his successor. The Muslims at large took Bay’ah (oath of allegiance) at the hand of 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, in Al-Madeenah on Tuesday, 23 Jumad Al-Akhir, 13 AH. After accepting the oath of allegiance for his Caliphate,.. More

  • Follow their Footprints

    There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness. Al-Hasan.. More

  • The caliphate of Al-Hasan -II

    Peace Treaty When Al-Hasan, may Allaah be pleased with him, saw the signed and stamped paper brought by 'Abdullah Ibn 'Aamir from Mu'awiyah, may Allaah be pleased with him, he objected to the condition that the caliphate would be restored to him after the demise of Mu'aawiyah. He said, "I strongly dislike the condition of my being chosen Caliph.. More

  • The caliphate of Al-Hasan -I

    Al-Hasan Ibn Ali Ibn Abu Talib, may Allaah be please with him, was the last of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs. He, may Allaah be pleased with him, was born in the middle of Sha'ban 3 AH. He resembled the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, who named him Al-Hasan, and nobody had this name during the Age of Ignorance. 'Abdullah Ibn Az-Zubayr, may Allaah.. More

  • The covenant of 'Umar

    When `Umar Ibnul-Khatab, may Allaah be pleased with him, (the second Caliph) entered Jerusalem at the head of a Muslim army in 638CE, he entered the city on foot, as a gesture of humility. There was no bloodshed. On the contrary, those who wanted to leave were allowed to do so with all their possessions and were guaranteed a safe passage. While those.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Uthman -III

    Abdullah bin Saba ‘Abdullah bin Saba`, known as Ibn Sauda' was a Jew from San'aa (Yemen). He announced his acceptance of Islam during the Caliphate of 'Uthman bin 'Affan, may Allaah be pleased with him, with the intention of taking advantage of the progress and prosperity of the Muslims. He settled in Al-Madeenah to go deep into the internal.. More

  • The caliphate of ‘Uthman -II

    The Conquest of Africa, 26 AH ‘Abdullah bin Sa’d, may Allaah be pleased with him, sought permission from ‘Uthman bin ‘Affan, may Allaah be pleased with him, to invade Africa. Africa was then considered a country that included the area stretching between Tripoli and Tangiers. Moreover, Africa was then considered a conglomeration.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Uthmaan -I

    Selection for caliphate, 24 AH 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, was asked before his death to nominate his successor as Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, had done. 'Umar sent for ’Abdur-Rahman bin 'Awf, Sa’ad bin Abu Waqqas, Az-Zubayr bin Al-Awwam, Talhah, 'Ali, and 'Uthman bin 'Affan, may Allaah be pleased with them. Talhah,.. More

  • Follow their Footprints

    There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness. Al-Hasan.. More

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The Prophetic Hijrah: A Turning Point in History

The Arabic noun Hijrah literally refers to the act of abandoning or relinquishing. Hence, the derived word Muhaajir, as mentioned in a Hadeeth, is a person who renounces what Allah The Almighty prohibited....More