AN ESTEEMED SLAVE

In the Name of Allāh. One of the fundamental teachings of Islam is unity and fairness to people. Allāh created us as males and females and made us into tribes and nations with different races and colours. Islam gives great respect for human equality, anti-racism and classlessness. No wonder the first Muazzin (caller to prayer) […]

REQUESTED AND GOTTEN

In the Name of Allāh. If the sagas of his bravery were to be told in detail, absolutely we can’t come to an end in a day. However, let’s converse about him briefly. He is an Ansari from Banu Khazraj, and a brother to an outstanding companion known as Anas Ibn Malik (RadiyaLlāhu Anhu). He […]

ALLAH’S THRONE SHOOK

In the Name of Allāh. As recorded by Imam Ahmad (RahimahuLlāh) in his Musnad,A’ishah (RadiyaLlāhu ‘Anha) narrated: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Indeed, graves embrace every dead person and if anyone will survive of it, it will be Sa’d Ibn Mu’adh.” By Allāh’s Grace, this morning, we shall look at the profile of one of the […]

THE NOBLE NEIGHBOR

In the Name of Allāh. A fabulous day like many others, when the Prophet (ﷺ) made Hijrah to Madinah (from Makkah). The people of Madinah (i.e. the Ansar) welcomed him with great vehemence. They wished to honor the Prophet (ﷺ) by having him in their respective home. Surprisingly, the camel of the Prophet (ﷺ) which […]

HAVING NO TWO BELOVED

In the Name of Allāh. He was a blind man known with stalwart devotion and sacrifice towards the Cause of Allāh, and this made him survive all persecutions he was tormented with at a period.  He is a cousin of the Prophet’s first wife and mother of the believers, Khadijah Bint Khuwaylid (RadiyaLlahu ‘Anha). He […]

THE GREATEST WALIY

In the Name of Allah. The Prophet (ﷺ) married for many reasons which include legislative, social, political and educational. Let’s talk about the one he married for a legislative reason. She’s the daughter of Umaymah Bint ‘AbdulMuttalib, who was the Prophet’s paternal aunt. She also accepted Islam and became a female companion, through the impact […]

A RABBI BECAME MUSLIM

In the Name of Allāh. There was an honored Jewish man in Yathrib, known for his moral virtues. When he heard about the coming of the last Prophet (ﷺ), he began to enquire about him – his name, lineage, qualities, time and place and compared the information with what is contained in Torah. From this, […]

RICH AND KIND ABDURRAHMAN

In the Name of Allah. Let’s talk about a great companion. He is AbdurRahman Ibn ‘Awf Ibn Al-Harith Ibn Zuhrah Ibn Kulab Ibn Murah Ibn Ka’b Ibn Lu’ayy (RadiyaLlahu ‘Anhu). He was given birth to in Makkah 10 years after the year of Elephant (when the Prophet [ﷺ] was given birth to). AbdurRahman Ibn ‘Awf […]

SHE EVER SERVED HIM

In the Name of Allah. Slave trade was customary at that time. Many boys and girls were captured and taken to the slave market for the rich to buy. Some ended up in bad hands while few others, fortunately, ended up in the hands of caring people. One such person was an Abyssinian girl named […]

A COURIER OF THE LETTERS

In the Name of Allah. The Prophet (ﷺ) assembled his companions and addressed them, saying: “I want to send some of you to the rulers of foreign lands but don’t dispute with me as the Israelites disputed with ‘Eesa (Jesus), the son of Maryam.”  “O Messenger of Allah, we shall carry out whatever you wish,” they […]