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  • Ecology and Islamic values - I

    I could understand "do not drink the water." Or even "no swimming—polluted water." But "do not touch the water"!? Something about that sign, and the reality it pointed to seemed deeply, irrevocably wrong. The fact that it was the nearest campground to Disneyland somehow made the whole situation even creepier. The.. More

  • Jews Rudeness Towards the Messenger

    The Jews were very rude towards the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in his presence and during his speech. They would backbite him and greet him in an abusive way, which indicated their bad morals. It was narrated on the authority of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, that she said, “Some of the Jews.. More

  • As-Suffah that was Annexed to the Masjid of the Prophet - II

    Dedication to Knowledge, Worship and Jihaad The People of As-Suffah would stay at the Masjid (mosque) all the time for worship, and they led a poor and ascetic life. In their seclusion, they would perform prayers, recite the Quran, study its verses, and remember and mention Allah The Exalted. Some of them would also learn how to write. It was narrated.. More

  • Emigrants are Promised a Reward & Non-emigrants are Threatened

    Emigrants are Commended and Promised a Reward while Non-emigrants are Threatened The blessed Prophetic Hijrah (emigration) from Makkah to Madeenah is the most important incident in the history of the Islamic Da‘wah (call). It was a turning point in Islamic history. Before Hijrah, Muslims were a nation of Da‘wah, which communicated the Divine.. More

  • As-Suffah That was Annexed to the Masjid of the Prophet - I

    Sixteen months following the Hijrah (emigration) of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to Madeenah, the direction of the Qiblah (prayer focus) was changed from Al-Aqsa Mosque to the honored Ka‘bah, according to the command of Allah The Exalted. The wall of the first Qiblah at the back of the Masjid of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayh.. More

  • The Harm and Torture to Which the Messenger was Subjected-II

    What was mentioned in the last article was only part of the harm that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, experienced and faced at the hands of the polytheists. The polytheists’ ultimate attempt to harm him was an attempt to kill him at the end of the Makkan phase. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • The Harm and Torture to Which the Messenger was Subjected-I

    The polytheists continued harming the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, from the time he declared his Da‘wah (call) until he emigrated and Allah The Almighty granted him victory over them. Many verses revealed to him in that period ordered him to adhere to patience, guided him to the means of patience, forbade him from being.. More

  • The practice of the Prophet during the Last Ten Nights

    ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, reported: “When the last ten days of Ramadan came, the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”. [Al-Bukhari & Muslim]. In the book of Imaam Muslim the narration read: “He strove hard and girded his loins”. Imaam.. More

  • The Asceticism of the Prophet

    Asceticism entails renouncing something, so one cannot be called an ascetic except when he is capable of obtaining something but instead refrains from it out of asceticism. Thus, whoever renounces something that he is not capable of obtaining is not considered an ascetic. This is why many of the righteous predecessors considered that ‘Umar ibn.. More

  • The Faithfulness of the Prophet

    Faithfulness was one of the noble characteristics and good morals of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in that he never violated a covenant, denied anyone their due, broke a promise or betrayed anyone. He fulfilled the command of Allah The Almighty in the Quranic verse (which means): {And do not approach the orphan's property except.. More

  • Bidding His Ummah Farewell - His Final Recommendations - II

    5- His instructions to his Ummah on the second day of Tashreeq The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, delivered a Khutbah on the twelfth of Thul-Hijjah, which is the second day of Tashreeq. It is called the day of Ru’oos (heads) because the people of Makkah would eat the heads of the sacrificed animals on this day. It is the middle.. More

  • The Compassion, Mercy and Clemency of the Prophet

    It pleases Allah The Almighty when His servants show compassion and mercy towards others. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "The merciful enjoy the Mercy of Allah. Have mercy on those on earth so that Allah The Almighty will have mercy upon you." [Abu Daawood, At-Tirmithi and Al-Albaani: Saheeh] Believers, according.. More

  • Some Distinguishing Characteristics of the Prophet

    Allah The Almighty gifted exclusive characteristics to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, which no one before him or after him enjoyed. Little wonder then that he is the most honored and celebrated human in the sight of Allah and the best Messenger Allah The Almighty has sent to all humanity. The distinguishing characteristics of.. More

  • The Wisdom of the Prophet in Reforming the Hearts – I

    The wisdom of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in reconciliation and establishment: When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, arrived in Madeenah, there were various groups of people each with different beliefs and aims. These groups were separated as they had conflicts with each other, some of which were old and inherited.. More

  • The Guidance of the Prophet in Visiting the Sick

    Human beings naturally love those who are kind to them and show their concern about them, and this type of love increases in moments of human weakness, like when a person is bedridden and diseases afflict and exhaust him. In this situation, visiting has a far-reaching effect and a deep impact that has its source in the compassion and condolences that.. More