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The status of Rasulullah (SAW)

  The position of Rasulullah ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) is likened to the sun in the sky. Amongst the celestial bodies the sun is superior. Rasulullah ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) is also most superior …

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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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Life After Death

  The question of whether there is a life after death is not an issue of scientific concern, for science only deals with the classification and analysis of sense data. While man has been conducting scientific inquiries and research, in the modern sense of the term, for only the last …

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