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The Riddle Of Life

  I have pondered a great deal over the rise of nations, and this lead me to notice something truly marvelous – namely that the preparatory phase would always take a very long time, sometimes decades, while the phase of establishment is short and would sometimes hardly exceed a few …

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Seerah Series Part 5: In Madinah

See Also Seerah Series Part 1, 2 , 3 , 4 MADINAH RECEIVES THE MESSENGER (SALLALLAHU ALAIYHI WASSALLAM) OF ALLAH: The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah and his party continued their journey to Quba’ which is on the outskirts of Madinah. It was Monday the 12 of Rabi’ al-Awwal and …

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Seerah Series Part 4: Hijrah

THE HIJRAH TO MADINAH BEGINS: Once the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah had taken this pledge, the Muslims had more security and some from Makkah took refuge with the Ansar. The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah ordered his Companions and those Muslims who were with him in Makkah to leave …

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Seerah Series Part 3: After Prophethood

Seerah Series Part 1 Seerah Series Part 2   INTIMATIONS OF PROPHETHOOD: The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) was forty when the first glimpses of light and of his future happiness appeared. The time of his mission approached. It had always been the Divine …

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Seerah Series Part 2: Before Prophethood

Seerah Series Part 1:The Age of Ignorance MAKKAH AND THE QURAYSH: After a long journey, Ibrahim approached Makkah, which lies in a valley between desolate mountains. As there was no water, crops could not grow and human life could not be sustained there. Accompanied by his wife Hajar and his …

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Homosexuality & Lesbianism in Islam

  In this materialistic age when everything is being sacrificed at the altar of ‘freedom’, the world, from east to west, is witnessing a total collapse of morality and decency. Virtue is portrayed as evil while sins of every type are being glamourized so as to seem acceptable to society. …

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Who are the Ahlul-Bayt – Part 2

    Rasulullah  Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam not only used the title of Ahlul-Bayt for his family, but he would also include those Sahabah Radhiyallahu Anhum who enjoyed a very close relationship with him amongst the Ahlul-Bayt. Examples of this are given in the following Ahadith: 1. a) Rasulullah  Sallallahu …

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