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The Virtues of Jumu’ah

  Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Friday is the best of days. It was on this day that Hadrat Aadam alayhis salaam was created, it was on this day that he was granted entry into jannah, it was on this day that he was removed from jannah (which became the cause for …

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The Blessed Day of Jumuah

Some Hadith about Friday Prayer Bukhari :: Book 2 :: Volume 13 :: Narrated Abu Huraira: I heard Allah’s Apostle (p.b.u.h) saying, “We (Muslims) are the last (to come) but (will be) the foremost on the Day of Resurrection though the former nations were given the Holy Scriptures before us. …

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Rabi’ul Awwal

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 the reward …

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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This issue has been addressed in my Arabic article Matā Wulida al-Rasūl Ṣallāllāhu ʿAlayhi wa Sallam wa Matā Tuwuffiya.[1] A summary is outlined below. (1) Blessed birth of the …

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The Blessed Month of Rabiul Awwal

THE MONTH OF RABIUL-AWWAL SAW THE BIRTH OF THE GREATEST FREEDOM FIGHTER “We have come to liberate mankind from the worship of mankind to the worship of the Rabb of mankind; from the oppression of “isms” (religions) to the justice of Islam; from the constraints of the world to the …

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Rabi ul Awwal: When the Pillars of Kisra began to crack

Ibn Sa‘d reported that Muhammad SAW’s mother said: “When he was born, there was a light that issued out of my body and lit the palaces of Syria.” Ahmad reported on the authority of ‘Arbadh bin Sariya something similar to this. It was also reported that significant precursors accompanied his …

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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 Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله نحمده ونستعينه ونستغفره ونؤمن به ونتوكل عليه، ونعوذ بالله من شرور أنفسنا ومن سيئات أعمالنا، من يهده الله فلا مضل له ومن يضلله فلا هادي له، وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له، وأشهد أن سيدنا ومولانا محمدا عبده ورسوله صلى …

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Superstition & the Month of Safar

All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn …

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