Sîrah Series : Signs of Muhammad’s Prophethood & The Jews and Christians Knowing of his coming

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ibn Ishâq said: “The Arab soothsayers, Jewish rabbis and Christian monks spoke about the emergence of the Messenger of Allâh صلى الله عليه وسلم a short time before his Prophetic mission. The Jewish rabbis and Christian monks took their news from what is mentioned in their Scriptures, and the covenants takenContinue reading “Sîrah Series : Signs of Muhammad’s Prophethood & The Jews and Christians Knowing of his coming”

Halloween: Its Origins & The Islamic Ruling Concerning It

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The word ‘Halloween’ Halloween or Hallowe’en is an abbreviation of the Scottish term – ‘All Hollows Even’ – the evening before [October 31st] All Hollows day (All Saints Day). All Saints Day was designated November the 1st from May 13th by Pope Gregory IV in 835 for remembering the ‘dead holyContinue reading “Halloween: Its Origins & The Islamic Ruling Concerning It”

Sîrah Series: The Virtues of Masjid Al-Qubâ

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم When the Masjid was built When the Messenger of Allâh (ﷺ) left Makkah to make Hijrah, he arrived at Qubâ (outskirts of Medînah) on Monday the 12th of Rabî’ al-Awwal. He (ﷺ) reached the dwellings of Banu ‘Amr ibn ‘Awf in Qubâ and stayed with Kulthûm ibn Hadm for four daysContinue reading “Sîrah Series: The Virtues of Masjid Al-Qubâ”

Sîrah Series: Salmân Al-Fârisî Searches For The Truth

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Narrated on the authority of ‘Âsim Ibn ‘Umar Ibn Qatâdah Al-Ansârî Ibn Mahmûd Ibn Labîd from ‘Abdullâh Ibn ‘Abbâs that Salmân Al-Fârisî told him: I was a Persian from Isfahân [present day Iran], from a village called Jayy. My father was the mayor of the village and I was dearer toContinue reading “Sîrah Series: Salmân Al-Fârisî Searches For The Truth”

Sîrah Series: When Abdullâh Ibn Salâm – The Rabbi – Embraced Islâm

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنْ أَنَسٍ، قَالَ سَمِعَ عَبْدُ اللهِ بْنُ سَلاَمٍ، بِقُدُومِ رَسُولِ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَهْوَ فِي أَرْضٍ يَخْتَرِفُ، فَأَتَى النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم فَقَالَ إِنِّي سَائِلُكَ عَنْ ثَلاَثٍ لاَ يَعْلَمُهُنَّ إِلاَّ نَبِيٌّ فَمَا أَوَّلُ أَشْرَاطِ السَّاعَةِ وَمَا أَوَّلُ طَعَامِ أَهْلِ الْجَنَّةِ وَمَا يَنْزِعُ الْوَلَدُ إِلَى أَبِيهِ أَوْ إِلَى أُمِّهِContinue reading “Sîrah Series: When Abdullâh Ibn Salâm – The Rabbi – Embraced Islâm”

Sîrah Series: How Sa’d Ibn Mu’âdh & Usayd Ibn Hudayr Embraced Islâm

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم قال ابن إسحاق: وحدثني عبيد الله بن المغيرة بن معيقيب، وعبد الله بن أبي بكر بن محمد بن عمرو بن حزم، أن أسعد بن زرارة خرج بمصعب بن عمير، يريد به دار بني عبد الأشهل، ودار بني ظفر، وكان سعد بن معاذ ابن خالة أسعد بن زرارة فدخل به حائطا من حوائط بني ظفر، على بئرContinue reading “Sîrah Series: How Sa’d Ibn Mu’âdh & Usayd Ibn Hudayr Embraced Islâm”

Sîrah Series: The First Jummu’ah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ كَعْبِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ كُنْتُ قَائِدَ أَبِي حِينَ ذَهَبَ بَصَرُهُ وَكُنْتُ إِذَا خَرَجْتُ بِهِ إِلَى الْجُمُعَةِ فَسَمِعَ الأَذَانَ اسْتَغْفَرَ لأَبِي أُمَامَةَ أَسْعَدَ بْنِ زُرَارَةَ وَدَعَا لَهُ فَمَكَثْتُ حِينًا أَسْمَعُ ذَلِكَ مِنْهُ ثُمَّ قُلْتُ فِي نَفْسِي وَاللَّهِ إِنَّ ذَا لَعَجْزٌ إِنِّي أَسْمَعُهُ كُلَّمَا سَمِعَ أَذَانَ الْجُمُعَةِ يَسْتَغْفِرُ لأَبِيContinue reading “Sîrah Series: The First Jummu’ah”