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Seerah Series Part 1: The Age of Ignorance

ANCIENT RELIGIONS: After the Prophet(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, Isa ibn Maryam, there was a long period without a Prophet. Light and knowledge disappeared. Christianity fell into disrepute and became a matter of sport for the corrupt and the hypocrites. From the very beginning, Christianity had been subjected to alterations …

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SADDENED-Find Comfort in Seerah ( Poem )

 Ammar Al Shukry When you think of the messenger of Allah  , you think of someone who lived a FULL and HAPPY life, always smiling. Yet, his life could have easily been framed to be one of misfortune and sadness, for if anyone had a reason to be sad, it would …

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Rabi’ul Awwal 1439

  Allah Taála declares, “There certainly is an example in Allah’s Messenger for he who fears Allah and the last day and remembers Allah abundantly.” (Surah Al-Ahzab, verse:21)   Rasulullah Sallallahu álaihi wasallam said: “He who holds firm to my sunnah when corruption is rampant in my Ummah will attain …

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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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Sayyidah Hafsa RA in the Eyes of Sunnis and shias

http://www.twelvershia.net She is Hafsa bint Omar bin Al-Khattab bin Nufail bin Abd Al-Uzza bin Rabah bin Abdullah bin Qurt bin Razah bin Adi bin Ka’ab bin Lu’ay Al-Qurashiyya. She is the elder sister of Abdullah bin Omar. Her mother is Zainab bint Math’oun, the sister of Uthman, Al-Sa’ib, and Qudama, …

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The Significance of the Kashmir Black Day

Why Kashmiris around the world commemorate this day every year. 27th October 1947 is being the darkest day of the Kashmir history, on this unfaithful day when Indian Armed forces with the help of British conspirators landed their forces in the peaceful land of Kashmir. It was 2 pm when …

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Sayyidah Zainab bint Jahsh Part 8

Mothers of The Believers Series Name and lineage   Zainab bint Jahsh ibn Rubab ibn Ya’mar al Asadi. Her father was the leader of the Banu ‘Abd al Shams. She was from amongst the first group of Sahabah who migrated. Her mother was Umayah bint ‘Abd al Muttalib ibn Hashim, …

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