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  • Jews Rudeness Towards the Messenger

    The Jews were very rude towards the Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) 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

  • 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

  • Relationship of the Sunnah to the Quran — III

    In the last article, we began discussing the second way the Sunnah is related to the Quran, which is: providing explanation and further information regarding the principles, rulings, stories and basics of Allah's Message established in the Quran—for example, details of how to perform the Prayer, Fasting, perform Hajj (Pilgrimage), etc. This is.. More

  • Relationship of the Sunnah to the Quran – II

    Allah Says (what means): {Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination. It is not but a revelation revealed.}[Quran 53: 3-4] The second of the three parts comprising the role of the Sunnah in relationship to the Quran has to do with explaining, expounding on the message of the Quran and providing examples to clarify it. Indeed, Allah Says.. More

  • Relationship of the Sunnah to the Quran — I

    “Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination. It is not but a revelation revealed.” [Quran 53: 3-4] It would be absurd to differentiate between obedience of Allah and the obedience of His trustee and chosen Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. Would it be possible for this messenger to deliver what is being revealed to him and guide.. More

  • Importance of following the Sunnah

    The Quran is the last divine book, which was revealed from Allah as a declaration and guidance to mankind. It is an explanation of all things and means for men to be rightly guided. In many verses of the Quran, it is commanded to obey the Prophet of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. This is quite a significant point because understanding the Quran.. More

  • The Legacy of the Prophet

    In a Hadeeth on the authority of ‘Amr ibn Al-Haarith, may Allah be pleased with him, he said, “When the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, died, he left neither a dinar nor a dirham, nor a male slave nor a female slave, nor anything else except his white mule, his weapon and a piece of land in Khaybar, which he had.. More

  • Bidding His Ummah Farewell - His Final Recommendations - I

    1- Proclaiming Hajj to the people After the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had conveyed the message perfectly, discharged his trust faithfully, advised the Ummah (Muslim nation) and done his utmost in Jihaad, he announced and proclaimed to the people that he would set out for Hajj in the tenth year. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • His Wonderful Khutbah and Instruction to People

    On a Thursday, five days before his death, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, gave a wonderful Khutbah (sermon) to his Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, in which he clarified the excellence of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq, may Allah be pleased with him, over his other Companions. This was preceded by the command that he, Abu Bakr, may.. More

  • Whoever Worships Allah...Allah is Ever-Living & Does not Die–II

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was sent as a Messenger, and he remained in Makkah calling people to Tawheed (Islamic monotheism) for thirteen years, during which time he was receiving divine revelation. Then, he emigrated to Madeenah and remained there for ten years until he died when he was sixty-three years old. [Al-Bukhari] Ibn.. More