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Seerah Series Part 17: The Year of Delegations & The Farewell Hajj

DELEGATIONS: After Makkah had been conquered and the Prophet had returned victorious from Tabuk, Arab delegations began to pour into the heart land of Islam. They learned about Islam, saw the character of the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, and the life-style of his Companions. Tents were erected for them …

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Seerah Series Part 16: The Tabuk Expedition

THE TABUK EXPEDITION: The Arabs had never thought of fighting or attacking the Romans. They probably considered themselves to be not strong enough for that task. The Romans, however, remembered the Mu’tah expedition and were still a threat. The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah decided to lead a Muslim army …

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Seerah Series Part 14: The Conquest of Makkah

THE CONQUEST OF MAKKAH – PREPARATIONS: When Islam was well established in the hearts of the Muslims, Allah decided that the time had come for His Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and his community to enter Makkah. They would purify the Ka’bah so that it would be a blessed place of guidance …

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Seerah Series Part 12: The Expedition to Khaybar

REWARD FROM ALLAH: Allah – glory be to Him and may He be exalted! promised those who had made the Pledge at Hudaybiyyah the reward of coming victory as well as booty. The Qur’an says: Allah was well pleased with the believers when they were pledging allegiance to you under …

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Ka’ab’s RA Failure to Join the Battle of Tabuk

Beloved Sahaba Series – Companions of The Beloved Master Together with the Munafiqin who did not join in The Battle of Tabuk, there were more than eighty people from the Ansar and an equal number from amongst the nomadic Arabs and a large number from the strangers. They themselves did …

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Sayyidah Juwairiyah bint Harith Part 10

 Mothers of The Believers Series   Name and lineage   Juwairiyah bint al Harith ibn Dirar ibn Habib ibn Khuzaimah al Khaza’iyyah al Mustaliqiyyah. She was a captive in the Battle of Banu Mustaliq, also known as the Battle of al Muraysi’, in the fifth or sixth year after hijrah. …

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Sayyidah Umm Salamah bint Abi Umayyah Part 10

Mothers of The Believers Series  mahajjah.com   Name and lineage   Umm Salamah Hind bint Abi Umayyah (Hudhayfah) al Makhzumiyyah al Qurshiyyah. Her father on account of his generosity was nicknamed Zad al Rakib (provision of the rider) as he would take care of those who travelled with him leaving them with …

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Beloved Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه – Best of The Best

The First Caliph of Islam Without doubt the closest friend of our Beloved Prophet صلي الله عليه وسلم since his youth. Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه was truthful and noble. He was sincere and soft hearted. He keenly felt the sufferings of others and very often helped the poor and …

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Raise not the Niqaab

  (Hafsah bintu Seereen [rahimahallah]  ‘Aasim Al-Ahwal (rahimahullah), a renowned narrator of hadeeth, mentions the following: We would go to Hafsah bintu Seereen (rahimahallah) (to learn hadeeth). Whenever we would go to her, she would use her jilbaab to cover her face as a niqaab. We once said to her, “May Allah …

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