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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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Seerah Series Part 11: Inviting the Kings and Rulers to Islam

AN INVITATION: Peaceful conditions followed the treaty of Hudaybiyyah and the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah wrote letters to foreign sovereigns and to Arab chieftains, inviting them to accept Islam. He took great care to select a suitable messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) for each king and the letters were painstakingly prepared. …

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Seerah Series Part 10: The Peace Treaty of Hudaybiyyah

THE MESSENGER(SALLALLAHU ALAIYHI WASSALLAM) OF ALLAH’S DREAM: The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah dreamt that he entered Makkah and did tawaf around the Ka’bah. His Companions in Madinah were delighted when he told them about it. They all revered Makkah and the Ka’bah and they yearned to do tawaf there. …

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Seerah Series Part 8: Battle of the Trench

THE BATTLE OF THE DITCH: The Battle of the Ditch took place in Shawwal 5 A.H. It was a decisive battle but it presented to the Muslims grave trials that they had not previously experienced. Allah says in the Qur’an: When they came against you from above you and from …

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Seerah Series part 7: Battle of Uhud

  THE BATTLE OF UHUD: REVENGE: When their heroes were defeated on the Day of Badr and the remnants of the army returned to Makkah, it was a terrible blow for the Quraysh. Men who had lost their fathers, sons and brothers approached Abu Sufyan and others who had valuable …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question: There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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THE DAY OF AASHURA (10TH MUHARRAM) & HISTORICAL EVENTS

THE DAY OF AASHURA (10TH MUHARRAM) & HISTORICAL EVENTS Although the month of Muharram is a sacred month as a whole, the 10th of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days. The day is named ‘Aashurah’. It is one of the most important and blessed days of Allah …

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Mohammad Peace Be Upon Him- The Man and His Distinction

Mohammad – The Man and His Distinction By Bint Mohamoud MOHAMMAD (Peace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him), is a man that needs no introduction. He was a man of noble character, born into a noble family and destined for a great mission; to carry the noble message of …

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