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  • The journey of Israa’ and Mi’raaj – II

    A journey of rejuvenation and inspiration In the few years that preceded the incident of Israa’ and Mi'raaj, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) and the believers with him had gone through and suffered from many stressful and sad events. He  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) first lost his most beloved wife, Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased.. More

  • The journey of Israa’ and Mi’raaj – I

    Allah Almighty Says (what means): “Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from Al-Masjid Al-Haraam to Al-Masjid Al-Aqsaa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” [Quran 17: 1] Thus says Allah in the Quran of the miracle of the Israa’ and Mi'raaj, or ‘The Night.. More

  • The Hijrah of the Prophet

    The Hijrah – emigration of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to Madeenah – constitutes a wonderful memory honored by many annually. But, it is only the wise who recognize its full magnanimity: as a victory for the believers and their escape from a life of injustice and subjugation to a free and respectable one. It marked.. 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 providence and care of Allah the Almighty for His Messenger

    In spite of all the means that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, pursued, he did not depend on them absolutely. Rather, he was totally confident in Allah The Almighty, ardently hoping for His support, always repeating the supplication that Allah The Almighty taught him in the verse (what means): {And say, “My Lord, cause me to.. More

  • Quraysh’s methods in fighting the emigrants – I

    The people of Quraysh did their utmost to prevent the remaining Muslims in Makkah from migrating to Madeenah. They used several methods to do so, such as: 1- Separating husband, wife and child We will let the Mother of the believers, Umm Salamah Hind bint Abu Umayyah, may Allah be pleased with her, tell us about the wonders of faith and the strength.. More

  • Quraysh’s methods in fighting the emigrants – II

    2- Kidnapping The leaders of Quraysh were not content with preventing Muslims from emigration; rather, they went beyond this and even tried to bring back the emigrants who had reached Madeenah. They planned to kidnap one of them and take him back to Makkah, and their attempt was successful. The historical image of this kidnapping was described by ‘Umar.. More

  • The Prophet’s journey to At-Taa’if – II

    Where was the centre of authority in At-Taa’if? The Banu Maalik and Al-Ahlaaf were the early settlers in the area, and hence they represented the dominant powers and leaders in that location. They retained the religious authority that was represented in taking care of the affairs of Al-Masjid Al-Haraam in addition to the general political leadership,.. More

  • The Prophet’s journey to At-Taa’if – I

    It was the practice of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to follow in the footsteps of the previous prophets and messengers. For example, Nooh (Noah), may Allah exalt his mention, spent nine hundred and fifty years calling his people to Allah The Almighty. During these years, he undertook hard, diverse, and repeated work. Allah The Almighty.. More

  • The second emigration to Abyssinia – II

    The conversation between Ja‘far, may Allah be pleased with him, and An-Najaashi An-Najaashi summoned the Companions of the Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. When the king’s Messenger came to them, they gathered and asked each other what they would say to the king when they came to him. They said that they would speak based.. More

  • The second emigration to Abyssinia – I

    Ibn Sa‘d, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, Upon their return to Makkah from the first emigration, the Companions of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, were subjected to harsh treatment and severe harm at the hands of their tribes. Hence, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, permitted them to set out for Abyssinia.. More

  • The first emigration to the land of Abyssinia – II

    The timing and secrecy of the departure, and the arrival in Abyssinia The Companions of the Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, left Makkah in the fifth year after Prophethood had begun. The emigrants were made up of ten men and four or five women. Quraysh tried to pursue them to take them back to Makkah. Thus, they traced them until they.. More

  • The first emigration to the land of Abyssinia – I

    Reasons for the emigration to Abyssinia The disbelievers were subjecting the Companions of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to severe torment that varied between imprisonment and torture by means of beating, deprivation of food and drink, burning, and exposure to the scorching heat of Makkah in order to coerce them into giving up their.. More

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

    Lessons and benefits to be obtained from the blockade: 1- The fact that the polytheists of Banu Haashim and Banu Al-Muttalib strengthened the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and protected him from death, as required by a Jaahili (pre-Islamic) tradition. The Muslim should therefore seek to make use of the laws of the disbelievers.. More