While Maryam (Mary), may Allah exalt her mention, was praying in her place of worship, an angel in the form of a man appeared before her. Filled with terror, she tried to flee, praying (what means): "…'Indeed, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you, [so leave me], if you should be fearing of Allah.' He said: 'I am only the messenger.. More
Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, was one of the prominent Prophets of Allah, may Allah exalt their mention, who are well known in the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. His story, which is an interesting one, is mentioned in the Noble Quran.
Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, inherited his prophethood and dominion from his father.. More
The story of Prophet Shu'ayb, may Allaah exalt his mention, with his people is mentioned in the seventh chapter of the Noble Quran known as Soorah Al-A‘araf.
The people of Madyan, to whom Shu'ayb, may Allaah exalt his mention, was sent by Allah Almighty, were Arabs who lived in a place called "Ma'aan" (in Jordan). They were a greedy.. More
Ibraheem Smashes the Idols
When Ibraheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, recognised that his father and people would not give up worshipping their idols, he left his father’s house and abandoned his people and what they worshiped. He, may Allaah exalt his mention, decided to do something about their state of disbelief, but did not reveal it.
The queen of Sheba, upon receiving the letter from Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, was very disturbed and hurriedly summoned her advisors. They reacted as to a challenge, for they felt that there was someone challenging them, hinting at war and defeat, and asking them to submit to his conditions.
They told her that they could only offer advice,.. More
In the first part of the Story of Prophet 'Eesaa (Jesus), may Allah exalt his mention, we highlighted the most important events in his life: his miraculous birth, his childhood, the opposition of the Jewish authorities to his mission, his miracles, etc. Here we continue his story:
Prophet 'Eesaa, may Allah exalt his mention, continued calling people.. More
The Divine Sign
Allah commanded Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, to warn the arrogant Pharaoh (Pharaoh) of a punishment in this world for his faithlessness and his persecution of the Children of Israel. As a portent of the punishment which Allah would mete out, the Nile did not flood its banks to soak the dry land as it normally did. As.. More
Pharaoh (Pharaoh) was absorbed in his new problem - the loss of the magic contest with Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, which led to the submission of the magicians to Moosaa's call. A series of serious meetings began in his palace. He summoned those responsible for the army, the police and, what we call today his.. More
The Great Contest
On the customary festival day, which attracted citizens from all over the Egyptian empire, Pharaoh (Pharaoh) arranged for a public contest between Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, and the magicians. The people came in droves when they heard of the greatest contest ever between Pharaoh’s many magicians, and a single.. More
Back to Egypt
Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, left Madyan with his family and travelled through the desert until he reached Mount Sinai. There, he discovered that he had lost his way. He sought Allah's direction and was shown the right course. At nightfall, they reached Mount Toor. Moosaa, may Allah exalt his mention, noticed a fire in.. More
The Birth of Moses
The story of Prophet Moosaa, may Allah exalt his mention, is mentioned in many different passages in the Quran, sometimes in detail, and sometimes in brief. Here, we will mention an account of his life taken from the Quran and Sunnah (prophetic tradition)
The Quran states (what means): "Taa, Seen, Meem [three separate Arabic.. More
The queen summoned a few wet nurses to suckle baby Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, but he would not take any of their breasts. The queen was distressed and sent for more wet nurses. Moosaa’s sister was also worried, as her baby brother had gone without milk for a long time. Seeing the queen's anxiety, she blurted that.. More
Allah Almighty inspired Moosaa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, to conduct his people from Egypt, but only a few of his people believed in his message. Almighty Allah revealed in the Quran (what means): “But none believed Moosaa, except [some] offspring [i.e., youths] among his people, for fear of Pharaoh [Pharaoh] and his establishment.. More
Magic is a reality and not mere illusion; some people consider tricks of the hand or deceptions of the eye to be magic, but magic is much more than that; it is a reality, and could lead one to hate what...More