Monthly Archives: March 2010

Going Green: Prophet Muhammad, the Environmentalist

By Sariya Islam An advertisement created by an organization that works for the environment shows the blood covered body of an injured baby seal. The brightred  against the white snow is a jarring illustration of human callousness.

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The Democratic Republic of Muhammad (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)

By Amani Aboul Fadl Farag The United States boasts about democracy as being an invention which it has spread all over the free world, but according to facts of history, democracy is not an American invention. It is thought that … Continue reading

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Common Grounds Between Moses and Muhammad

Question: (By David): I was wondering if there is any prophecy regarding the Prophet of Islam found in the Old Testament (Torah). Answer: (By Prof. Shahul Hameed)First, let me please draw your attention that it is not really accurate to refer … Continue reading

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Abraham and Muhammad: The Divine Promise

Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) reached the age of 85 and was childless. He couldn’t get his hopes up as his wife, Sarah, was in her mid-70s and barren. As Prophet Abraham was accepting his destiny of not becoming … Continue reading

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Torn Between Two Loves: The Story of Zainab

By Maria Zain Zainab was the eldest daughter of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Eldest, and by default, a role-model, Zainab’s story of loving, losing and loving again was probably the most painful yet most endearing of the four … Continue reading

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Slander at the House of the Prophet

By Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa After Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) emigrated to the city of Madinah and established the new Muslim community there, the emigrants became known as the “Muhajireen” and the Muslims who had received them in … Continue reading

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The Mercy to Mankind

By Prof. U Muhammad Iqbal Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.” (St. Luke, 11:28) “We hear and we obey.” (Qur’ān, 2:285) “He who belongs to God hears what God says.” (St. John 8:47) Maulana Maudoodi, a great … Continue reading

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Dawah Priorities in the Sunnah

By Abu Abdil Kareem Perhaps the most oft-quoted reference with regards to priorities and gradation in da`wah is the famous hadeeth reported by Ibn `Abbaaas radiyAllahu `anhu: The Prophet sallAllahu `alaihi wa sallam sent Mu`aadh to Yemen and said, “Invite … Continue reading

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Miracles of Prophet Muhammad (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)

By Imam An-Nawawi The Messenger of Allah possesses many manifest miracles and signs demonstrating [his veracity], reaching thousands and they are well known. From amongst them was the Qur’an, the manifest and clear miracle and brilliant proof, falsehood cannot approach … Continue reading

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It Is Reported That The Prophet Said……

One often reads “It is reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said…” or similar words. These reports are known as Hadiths (meaning “statements”, but often called Traditions in English). They have been handed down to us … Continue reading

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Sunnah and its importance

  Click on the images to read it in enlarged view Image Courtesy: Dubai International Peace Convention, March 2010 Convention Website:

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