And He Lost His Imaan – Read or Watch

Video at the end of the Post A brother came up to me after a Friday khutbah. He had that look in his eyes, a...

Conquest of Makkah – A war won with Mercy!

“And We sent you [O Muhammad] not but as a mercy for the ‘Alameen [mankind, jinns, and all that exists].” The Quran 21:107 It is related that the Prophet Sallahu alaihi wassalam said about himself: “Verily, I am nothing more than a mercy and a guide.” The Prophet Sallahu alaihi wassalam was equally merciful towards relatives, friends, and strangers; after all, Allah Subhananhu wa Ta’ala described him as being a mercy, not just to friends and relatives, not even just to Muslims, but to all that exists.

The Pious Man and the Shopkeeper

There lived a pious man all by himself, who spent most of his time in praying, fasting and praising Allah. Almost all his waking hours were utilised in meditation and devotions. One night, he dreamt a rather disturbing dream. He saw that a shopkeeper in the town was far superior to him in spirituality and that he must go to him to learn the basics of true spiritual life.

The Best Love Story

She was one of the noblest women around, coming from a very prominent family. She was also quite beautiful and the holder of a...

Learn to be patient – Story of Musa and Al-Khidr

Allah has narrated the story of Musa Alaihis salam and Khidr in Surat Al-Kahf (ayat 60-82). One day, Musa Alaihis salam delivered such an impressive...

Bilal, The chief of all the Muadhins.

Narrated Jabir bin Abdullah : Umar used to say, “Abu Bakr is our chief, and he manumitted our chief.” (Hadith No. 3754, Chapters on Virtues...

He, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, forgave the Bedouin who tried to...

Jaabir ibn ‘Abdullaah (a Companion) narrated that he went to a battle with the Prophet of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in the direction of Najd....

The army of the elephant.

The story of the owners of the elephant is given in Sura Al-Fil (105:1-5). This is a story illustrating the fate of those who tried...

The First Caliph – Abu Bakr (May Allah be Pleased with...

"If I were to take a friend other than my Lord, I would take Abu Bakr as a friend." - Propohet Muhammad (salAllahu Alaihi waSallam) Election...

The power of repentance

This story about "Istighfar" is from the life of Imam Ahmed Bin Hanbal, who is considered as a renowned scholar of Islam and a...