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  • The master of all creation begins receiving revelation – I

    At the age of forty, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) would spend much of his time in seclusion in the cave of Hiraa’ contemplating the universe and its Creator. He would spend many nights in this cave worshipping Allah The Almighty. If he ran out of provisions, he would return home to take sufficient provisions for more nights... More

  • Dominant civilizations before Prophethood and their religions – II

    Before the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had been entrusted with the mission of prophethood, the Jewish community had deteriorated in thought and had a corrupted manner of dealing with its religion.Reviewing the Babylonian Talmud, which the Jews sanctify and which was circulated among the Jews in the sixth century, one finds outlandish.. More

  • Dominant civilizations before Prophethood and their religions – I

    First: The Roman Empire The Eastern Roman Empire was known as the Byzantine Empire. It ruled Greece, the Balkan states, Russia, Palestine, all the Mediterranean countries, Egypt and all the countries of Northern Africa. Its capital was Constantinople. It was an unjust empire as it practiced all types of oppression, aggression, and tyranny upon the.. More

  • Early Life of the Prophet – I

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, grew up as an orphan but Allah The Almighty gave him refuge. He was also poor, but Allah The Almighty made him self-sufficient. His father, ‘Abdullaah, died before his birth and Thuwaybah (Abu Lahab’s bondwoman) then breastfed him for a few days. [Al-Bukhari] Haleemah As-Sa‘diyyah,.. More

  • Early Life of the Prophet – II

    When he reached the age of forty, Allah The Almighty honored him with Prophethood, and there is no disagreement that his Bi‘thah (mission as a prophet) started on a Monday. It was said that this was on the eighth of Rabee‘ Al-’Awwal, forty-one years after the Year of the Elephant, and this is the opinion of the majority of scholars. Jibreel.. More

  • His Death Sickness & Abu Bakr Leads People in Prayer – II

    There are many lessons and benefits to be learned from this article, some of which are: 1- It is recommended to visit the graves of the martyrs of Uhud and the people of Al-Baqee’ and to supplicate for them on the condition that one does not travel a long distance solely for the purpose of doing this and it that it does not include religious.. More

  • His Death Sickness & Abu Bakr Leads People in Prayer – I

    After the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, returned from the Farewell Hajj, he stayed in Madeenah for the rest of Thul-Hijjah and the following months of Muharram and Safar. He also equipped the army of Usaamah ibn Zayd, may Allah be pleased with him. Towards the end of Safar, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, began to.. More

  • The Battle of Badr and the Issue of the Captives - II

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, did not forget those who had not attended the battle for special reasons that were valid under the Sharee‘ah, like: - ‘Uthmaan ibn ‘Affaan, may Allah be pleased with him, who was nursing his sick wife, Ruqayyah, may Allah be pleased with her, the daughter of the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • The Battle of Badr and the Issue of the Captives - I

    The Battle of Badr ended but the believers were still reliving the delightful moments of victory, while recalling the scenes of humiliation and torture they had suffered at the hands of the tyrants of Quraysh during their persecution in Makkah. On seeing the corpses of the polytheists scattered here and there, the believers felt indescribable feelings.. More

  • Calling the Tribes to Islam

    Years passed from when the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had begun calling the people of Makkah to Islam. They met his Da‘wah (call) with stubbornness and harmed him severely, but he endured all the hardships he met with great patience. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, wanted to spread his Da‘wah outside.. More

  • Disbelievers of Quraysh Mistreat the Believers – II

    There was a group of believers who were subjected to such atrocious torment that it would make one’s blood run cold. Those who were of high social standing were protected to some extent, but many besides them were subjected to much harm. For example, Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, had his head covered with dust, and was beaten savagely.. More

  • Disbelievers of Quraysh Mistreat the Believers – I

    The disbelievers opposed the Da‘wah (call) of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in many ways, and they used various methods to avert people from the Way of Allah The Almighty and distort the features of Islam. However, all these means and methods proved to be a great failure. Therefore, they resorted to a meaner and fiercer way.. More

  • The Pledge of Ar-Ridhwaan – II

    Allah the Exalted told His Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, that He was satisfied with his Companions because of them pledging allegiance to him to perform Jihaad with him and challenge Quraysh without fleeing from the battlefield, regardless of how many sacrifices this would entail. Abu Sinaan, may Allah be pleased with him, was the first.. More

  • The Pledge of Ar-Ridhwaan – I

    Anyone who reads the biography of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the history of the Islamic Da‘wah (call) will find that all the events mentioned therein are interrelated. The best example of this is the Pledge of Ar-Ridhwaan, which was closely related to the Treaty of Al-Hudaybiyyah, and was even a direct factor behind.. More

  • The commencement of the secret Da‘wah – III

    The next batches of people begin embracing Islam The members of the second batch that embraced Islam were Abu ‘Ubaydah bin Al-Jarraah, Abu Salamah (‘Abdullaah bin ‘Abd Al- Asad bin Makhzoom bin Murrah, who was son of Barrah bint ‘Abd Al Muttalib, the paternal aunt of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam; he was also.. More