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  • The Final Hours of the Life of the Prophet - I

    1- When the Muslims were offering the Fajr prayer on a Monday and Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was leading them in prayer, suddenly the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) lifted the curtain of ‘Aa’ishah's room and looked at them while they were praying, and smiled. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) .. More

  • Thaqeef’s Delegation and Their Embracing Islam - I

    Between the Battle of Tabook and the Farewell Hajj When the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, returned from Taa’if, ‘Urwah bin Mas‘ood Ath-Thaqafi followed his footsteps until he caught up with him a short distance before he reached Madeenah, where he embraced Islam. He then returned to his people and invited.. More

  • Some of the Prophet’s Final Recommendations

    1- What the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said about the Ansaar (helpers): Al-‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, once passed by some people from the Ansaar, who were weeping after knowing that the sickness of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had become worse. He asked them, “Why are you weeping?”.. More

  • The Prophet Sending Missions to Teach People Islamic Principles - I

    Delegations began arriving in Madeenah to declare their embracing of Islam and their wish to live under the sovereignty of the Muslim state. In Madeenah, the delegations learned much about Islam before returning to their homes. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would send some of his well-versed Companions to teach them their religion... More

  • Those Who Remained Behind Without Valid Sharee‘ah-Based Excuses Whom Allah The Almighty Excused -II

    There are three verses that deal with this type: Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And [there are] others who have acknowledged their sins. They had mixed a righteous deed with another that was bad. Perhaps Allah will turn to them in forgiveness. Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.}[Quran 9:102] This verse means that these people.. More

  • The Story of the Three Who were Left Behind - II

    (Continued) Ka‘b, may Allah be pleased with him, added, We remained in that condition for fifty nights. As regards my two fellows, they remained in their houses and continued weeping, but I was the youngest and the strongest of them, so I would go out and attend the prayers along with the Muslims and roam about in the markets, but no one talked.. More

  • Those Who Remained Behind with Valid Sharee‘ah-Based Excuses Whom Allah The Almighty Excused - I

    Returning from Tabook to Madeenah The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, returned to Madeenah after staying in Tabook for twenty nights. On his way back to Madeenah, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, ordered that the mosque that was built by the hypocrites with the intention of causing harm should be demolished. When the.. More

  • The Story of the Three Who were Left Behind - I

    The story of the three who were left behind was narrated on the authority of Ka‘b bin Maalik, may Allah be pleased with him, in the books of prophetic biography, Hadeeth and Tafseer (Quranic exegesis) through various narrations with slightly differing words. Moreover, special care was given to explaining and studying this incident. The narration.. More

  • The Awareness of the Messenger of Allah in Dealing With the Souls - II

    D- Patience with the roughness of the Bedouins The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, showed great patience with the roughness of the Bedouins, their greed for money and their keenness on gaining wealth. He was an example of a mentor who was aware of their conditions, and understood that their environment and the nature of their.. More

  • Causes and Events of the Battle of Hunayn and At-Taa’if - II

    Pursuing Those Who Fled to Awtaas and At-Taa’if A-It was narrated on the authority of Abu Moosa Al-Ash‘ari, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was finished with the Battle of Hunayn, he sent Abu ‘Aamir at the head of an army to Awtaas. He [Abu ‘Aamir] met.. More

  • Causes and Events of the Battle of Hunayn and At-Taa’if - I

    When the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions conquered Makkah and the people of the Quraysh surrendered to them, the tribes of the Hawaazin and Thaqeef became terrified and said, “Muhammad is now free [after defeating the Quraysh] to fight us, let us invade him before he attacks us.” They all agreed.. More

  • The Awareness of the Messenger of Allah in Dealing with the Souls - I

    Such awareness was clear in some incidents in this battle; some of which were: A- No return to idolatry Some people, who had newly reverted to Islam, set out with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to the Battle of Hunayn. Some tribes in the pre-Islamic era had a great green tree called Thaat Anwaat which they used to visit every year,.. More

  • Da‘wah-Related Incidents and a Distinguishing Ability to Deal with People -II

    Lessons to be Learned from the Conquest of Makkah 3- ‘Ikrimah bin Abu Jahl Embraces Islam ‘Abdullaah bin Az-Zubayr, may Allah be pleased with him, said that Umm Hakeem, the wife of ‘Ikrimah bin Abu Jahl said, “O Messenger of Allah, ‘Ikrimah has fled from you to Yemen out of fear that you would kill him. Please.. More

  • Da‘wah-Related Incidents and a Distinguishing Ability to Deal with People - I

    Lessons to be Learned from the Conquest of Makkah 1- Suhayl bin ‘Amr Embraces Islam Suhayl bin ‘Amr, may Allah be pleased with him, said, When the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, entered Makkah victoriously, I confined myself to my house and shut the door. I sent to my son ‘Abdullaah to seek protection for me from.. More

  • Authority of the Sunnah – II

    “Nor does he speak of his own desire. It is only a Revelation revealed.” [Quran 53: 3-4] In many of the articles we have dealt with the subject of position of Sunnah in Islam and demonstrated its importance to being a Muslim. In the next few articles we will focus on the subject of authority of the Sunnah or Hujjiyyatus Sunnah for it is.. More