{Nor does he speak of his won desire. It is only a Revelation revealed.} [Quran 53: 3-4] It is necessary to present all evidences—valid in the Islamic Law—in support of the authority of the Sunnah not only to complete the discussion of the topic but also to affirm it and show in a logical fashion, that any claim that Sunnah has no authority in Islam or its role is merely optional, has no validity to speak of. We will first present...

The Battle of Badr ended with the Muslims’ victory over the polytheists, who sustained seventy casualties and seventy captives, most of whom were the chiefs of Quraysh. Muslims sustained fourteen martyrs, six from the Muhaajiroon (emigrants) and eight from the Ansaar (helpers). Muslims attained the conquest and defeated the polytheists, the Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, sent ‘Abdullaah bin Rawaahah and Zayd bin Haari...

While reading the articles in this section, one cannot help but be moved by the lives of the Companions herein depicted. How one longs to have their awe and reverence for Allah! How one longs to spend the same hours in worship as they! How one longs to be as brave as they were in the face of danger! How one longs to be as patient as they were under torture! 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Unmar, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallal...

5- Paying the pledge of allegiance to Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, as the Caliph: The Muslims paid the pledge of allegiance to Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, as a Caliph in a meeting that was held at Bani Saa‘idah's brushwood shelter. This deprived the devil of an opportunity to disunite them and closed the door before any desire to manipulate them. They also wanted the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,...

(Continued) The Thaqeef delegation asked the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to exempt them from many obligatory duties and furthermore make permissible for them many prohibited things. However, their attempts went in vain and their requests were rejected, and they finally surrendered to the fait accompli. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, dealt with them with the utmost generosity, from...

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Pearls of wisdom

"Had this world been, in the sight of Allah, equal to even a mosquito's wing, He would not have provided the disbeliever with even a sip of water thereof." [At-Tirmithi and others]...... More

Lessons from his life

Some more of the admirable qualities of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam as a leader: · Recognition of talent in some of his followers and encouraging them in fields where they excelled or showed interest: For example, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,...... More
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