• In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful   This Hero is the second of two brothers that lived for the service of the noble prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). The brother of Bara ibn Malik was none other than the famous companion Anas ibn Malik (may Allah be pleased with him), who …

  • Shah Waliullah Dehlawi

      Introduction The following essay will assess the intellectual and social contribution of Shâh Waliullâh Dehlawî. The assessment will be made in the following manner. Firstly, there will be a brief biography of Shâh Waliullâh. Secondly, the socio-political context of his time will be described. Thirdly, there will be mention of his contributions against that …

  • Ali Ibn Abi Talib

    Ali Ibn Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him)   Ali ibn abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) was the fourth rightly guided khalifah of Islam. He followed in the footsteps of the noble Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and the 3 khalifah`s before him. Ali was chosen as …

  • Transcript Welcome to a series of talk on the virtues of Masjid Al-Aqsa.   We start again today with a poem “oh beautiful city, oh holy city, let them not pollute your purity, may Allah protect you o city so fine, o Jerusalem are you not the essence of Palestine lovely Palestine.   Will you …

  • Introduction It is no coincidence that Islam has become the second largest and the fastest growing religion in the world (Esposito 2002:1). Numerous factors, reasons and circumstances are responsible for the spread and wide acceptance of Islam. Factors such as educational, spiritual, social, cultural, economic, political, psychological, historical, geographical, etc., are from amongst the factors …

  •   Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) was born thirteen years after the year of the elephant, which makes him approximately 13 years younger than the holy prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).   Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) accepted Islam in Makkah after the prophet (peace be upon him) made dua …

  • Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) was the first free man to accept Islam after the prophet Muhammed received his first revelation in Makkah. During the life of the prophet, Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) was the closest of the companions to him.   Amr ibn al-Aas (May Allah be …

  • History of Al Aqsa

    Masjid Al-Aqsa has always been dear to the hearts of Muslims, but how much do we know about Islam’s third holiest site and its history?   Check out the first in a series of informative videos on the history of Masjid Al-Aqsa, share and help spread this knowledge by donating towards the project.   Donate …

  • Introduction In the following essay, a precise account of the incidents and factors which led to the battle of Badr will be addressed. Secondly, the reasons and motives behind why the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) took the steps he did which led to the first battle in Islam will also be …

  • The prophet was twelve years old when his uncle Abu Taalib intended to visit the land Shaam (current day Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan).  It was customary for the Quraysh who were engaged in trade to visit Shaam once every year.   Abu Taalib had not intended to take his nephew Muhammad, however when the caravan …


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