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  • The economic and social blockade towards the end of the seventh year of Prophethood – I

    The harm caused by the Qurayshi polytheists to the Muslims became aggravated due to the patience of the Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) and the Muslims in facing their harm, as well as their insistence on continuing to call to Allah The Almighty, and the spread of Islam in the Arab tribes. The level of harm against them reached.. More

  • Attempted methods of concession – II

    Some books of prophetic biography have mentioned that the leaders of Makkah entered into negotiations after this incident with the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, offering him temptations that would certainly have made anyone who was seeking worldly gains give in. However, the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa.. More

  • Attempted methods of concession – I

    One day the polytheists gathered and said, “Let the most knowledgeable one amongst us in sorcery, soothsaying and poetry go to that man [i.e. Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] who has disunited our group, dispersed our ranks and criticized our religion, and talk to him and see his response.” It was said, “We do not know.. More

  • Abu Tharr embraces Islam – II

    Lessons and benefits to be learned (continued): - The courage of Abu Tharr, may Allah be pleased with him, and his firmness upon the truth: he declared his reversion to Islam among the gatherings of the Quraysh out of defiance to them, and in order to declare the truth. It seems that he understood that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Abu Tharr embraces Islam – I

    Abu Tharr, may Allah be pleased with him, was dissatisfied at the practices of the pre-Islamic era and refused to worship idols. He would criticize those who would associate partners with Allah The Almighty. He was praying the three years before he reverted to Islam without directing himself to a certain Qiblah (prayer direction). It seems that he had.. More

  • The most significant objections of the polytheists – IV

    The most significant objections of the leaders of polytheism were directed towards the oneness of Allah The Exalted, belief in the Last Day, the prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the Noble Quran, which The Lord of the Worlds had revealed to him: Fourth: Their attitude towards the Noble Quran The polytheists did not.. More

  • The most significant objections of the polytheists – III

    The most significant objections of the leaders of polytheism were directed towards the oneness of Allah The Exalted, belief in the Last Day, the prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the Noble Quran, which The Lord of the Worlds had revealed to him: Third: Their objection to the Prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • The most significant objections of the polytheists – II

    The most significant objections of the leaders of polytheism were directed towards the oneness of Allah The Exalted, belief in the Last Day, the prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the Noble Quran, which The Lord of the Worlds had revealed to him: Second: Disbelief in the Hereafter The polytheists met the call of the.. More

  • The most significant objections of the polytheists – I

    The most significant objections of the leaders of polytheism were directed towards the oneness of Allah The Exalted, belief in the Last Day, the prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the Noble Quran, which The Lord of the Worlds had revealed to him: First: Their objection to the Oneness of Allah The Almighty The polytheists.. More

  • The marriage of his parents and his mother’s vision

    ‘Abdullaah bin ‘Abd Al-Muttalib was the dearest son of his father. Therefore, after ‘Abdullaah was saved from being slaughteredwhen ‘Abd Al-Muttalib ransomed him for a hundred camels, ‘Abd Al-Muttalib married him to one of the most honorable women in Makkah, namely Aaminah bint Wahb bin ‘Abd Manaaf bin Zuhrah bin.. More

  • Allah safeguarded His Prophet before his Prophethood

    Allah The Almighty safeguarded His Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, from the polytheism of the pre-Islamic days and from the worship of idols. In this respect, it is narrated by Imaam Ahmad, may Allah have mercy upon him, in his Musnad on the authority of Hishaam bin ‘Urwah from his father, may Allah have mercy upon them, that he.. More

  • The social customs of the Arabs – I

    Arab life depended upon traditions and customs, and they had many traditional laws in terms of ancestry, lineage, and tribe-to-tribe and tribe-to-individual relations. This social status could be summed up as follows: 1- Showing limitless vying and boasting of noble ancestry and lineage They were eager to preserve their lineage, which required them.. More

  • The social customs of the Arabs – II

    5- Divorce Divorce was practiced without fixing a limited number of divorces. A man would divorce his wife, then take her back then divorce her, then take her back, and so on, without end. This custom remained in force even up to the early beginnings of Islam; then, Allah The Almighty revealed (what means): {Divorce is twice. Then, either keep [her].. More

  • The story of the Companions of the Elephant

    Vital events prior to the birth of the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Another such vital event was the following: This incident is confirmed by the Quran and prophetic Sunnah, and its details are explained in the books of biographies and history, as well as by the scholars of Tafseer (Quranic exegesis) in their compositions... More

  • The master of all creation begins receiving revelation – II

    When reflecting over the Hadeeth mentioned in the previous article, the researcher could deduct important issues that are related to the biography of the beloved Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. We mentioned the first two in the previous article and add the following: 1- “Until, suddenly, the Truth descended upon him while he was.. More