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  • The birth of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam

    Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) the Master of Prophets, was born in Bani Hashim lane in Makkah on Monday morning, the ninth of Rabi‘ Al-Awwal, the same year of the Elephant Event, and forty years of the reign of Kisra (Khosru Nushirwan), i.e. the twentieth or twenty-second of April, 571 A.D., according to the scholar Muhammad Sulaimân.. More

  • Prophet Muhammad's justice and equality

    The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, asked people to be just and kind. As the supreme judge and arbiter, as the leader of Muslims, as generalissimo of a rising power, as a reformer and apostle, he, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, had always to deal with people and their affairs. He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, had often to deal with mutually inimical.. More

  • The Prophet Muhammad: A Mercy for all Creation

    Allah's Messenger, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was the kindest of men in the same way as he excelled all others in courage and valor. Being extremely kind-hearted, his eyes brimmed with tears at the slightest sign of inhumanity. A Companion, Shaddad bin 'Aws, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Khadeejah Bint Khuwaylid: the first to embrace Islam

    Is it not a great honor that the first person to embrace Islam was a woman? She was the first to bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that her husband was the Messenger of Allah. Her husband was our beloved Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and she was Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her. Khadeejah,.. More

  • The Prophet’s humbleness

    Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was a perfect model of modesty and humbleness. He, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, never spoke loudly or in an unseemly manner. In the market, he always passed by the people quietly with a smile. Whenever he heard anything undesirable in an assembly, he did not say anything out of respect for the people,.. More

  • The truth about Prophet Muhammad

    Loving him is following him Muslims all over the world are deeply hurt by the recent caricatures of our beloved Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in Danish and several other publications. Every now and then, some Western media outlets provoke Muslims by insulting the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. The baiting often.. More

  • 'Aa'ishah: the mother of the believers

    When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) emigrated from Makkah to Al-Madeenah he was accompanied by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, ('Aa'ishah's father) who had the most knowledge about the Quraysh -- both the good and bad aspects. He was a well-known honorable merchant to whom people came to seek.. More

  • The Battle of Mu'tah

    Relations between the Muslims and the Romans were strained, for the Romans together with their Arab allies used to aggravate and provoke the Muslims by any means. This was particularly apparent in their frequent attempts to attack the Muslim merchandise coming from Ash-Shaam (Greater Syria) and the plundering of the caravans threading their roads, not.. More

  • Scenes and Images from the Hijrah

    “I was shown the land where you shall emigrate to and it had palm trees - it is Al-Madeenah.” This was the vision that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had. It was like a rescue boat that would save the Muslims from the harm and persecution meted out by Quraysh, and would take them to the land of freedom and security that.. More

  • Arabia before the Prophet Muhammad –I

    The Arabian Peninsula is enclosed in the west by the Red Sea and Sinai, in the east by the Arabian Gulf, in the south by the Arabian Sea, which is an extension of the Indian Ocean, and in the north by old Syria and part of Iraq. The area is estimated between 1 and 1.25 million square miles. Arab Tribes Arabs have been divided according to lineage.. More

  • Arabia before the Prophet Muhammad –II

    Social Life of the Arabs Before the advent of Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam, Arabian society was divided into several social strata, which produced both advantages and disadvantages in the resultant social structure. Women among the nobility were accorded an advanced degree of esteem. They enjoyed considerable free will in almost all.. More

  • The world before the Prophet Muhammad

    When Almighty Allah sent His last and greatest Prophet, Muhammad sallallaaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,humankind was immersed in a state of degeneration. The messages of the past prophets had been distorted and ignored, civilization was on the decline and humanity had slumped into an age of darkness, with disbelief, oppression and corruption prevalent.. More

  • Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid

    Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her, was the first wife of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the mother of his children, the best of his wives and the first to believe in him. Her name was Umm Hind Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Uzzaa ibn Qusayy, may Allah be pleased with her. She was from Banu Asad,.. More

  • Edward Gibbon and Simon Ocklay

    "It is not the propagation but the permanency of his religion that deserves our wonder, the same pure and perfect impression which he engraved at Mecca and Medina is preserved, after the revolutions of twelve centuries by the Indian, the African and the Turkish proselytes of the Koran...The Mahometans have uniformly withstood the temptation of.. More

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    "I wanted to know the best one who holds today's undisputed way over the hearts of millions of mankind....I became more than convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life. It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet, the scrupulous regard for his pledges, his intense.. More