Sometimes, events happen that are deemed disturbing by those that witness them first hand. But later on, history will describe these same events as significant positive turning points. Continue reading
Posted in Treaty of Hudaybiyyah: Allah's Wisdom and the Lessons for Muslims
Tagged Al Hudaybiyyah, Bayatur Ridwan, companions, Islam, Muhammad the Messenger of Allah, Muslims, Prophet's Biography, seerah, Sunnah, The Pledge of Allegiance, The Pledge of Good Pleasure
Presenting the Mufti Menk ‘Stories of the Prophets’ series for your convenience in one post. They are a brilliant breakdown of prophetic stories within our beautiful blessed Book told with wisdom, context and in detail.
Please watch/listen to this beautiful series of speeches, and do not forget to share the khayr inshaaAllah. Continue reading
Posted in Prophets and Books, Some Less Known Prophets of Allah, Stories of the Prophets
Tagged Abraham, Adam, Allah, Ayyub, Biographies of the Prophets, Books of Allah, Children Stories, David, Dawood, Enoch, Hud, Idress, Isa ibn Maryam, Islam, Islamic Stories, Islamiyat, Ismael, Jacob, Jesus, Job, John, Joseph, Lut, Messengers of Allah, Moses, Mufti Ismail Menk, Mufti Zimbabwe, Muhammad, Noah, Noah's Ark, Nooh, Qasas al Anbiya, Quranic Stories, Salih, Shuayb, Solomon, Stories of the Prophets, Sulaiman, Yacob, Yahya, Yusha, Yusuf, Zakariyya, Zul Kifl
ATTRACTION TO THE opposite gender is not a sin; it’s like hunger in Ramadan, and it’s completely natural. Islam does not forbid love nor look down on desires asking us to curb them. In fact our Dîn propagates them and teaches us how to discipline those desires. It is culture that has made talking about and seeking advice on intimate matters look awkward. Continue reading
Posted in Prophet Musa
Tagged Allah, Bani Israel, Egypt, Firawn, Hamaan, Islam, Madyan, Moosa, Moses, Mother of Musa, Muslims, Pharaoh, Prophet Musa, Prophet Shuayb, Tawrah, Torah
Al-Madinah Al-Munawwara is a place of historic and spiritual density. The landmarks that mark this landscape are so numerous they can hardly be mentioned. Yet each and every mosque and field of this holy sanctuary symbolize an event in Islamic history that is too significant to let pass. Continue reading
As per the official announcement made by the Moon Sighting Saudi Arabian Judiciary – and the Hajj authorities’ announcement is adopted in many places – the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah starts on 15 Sept. Accordingly, the Day of Hajj (that is, Arafah Day) will fall on 23rd September and the first day of Eid al Adhaa will be celebrated on Thursday, the 24th Sept. 2015. MABROOK and Baarakallaahu Feekum.
Let’s proclaim the Takbeer….
“There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days”.
Posted in Dhul Hijjah, Hajj, Personality Development
Tagged Allah, Ehtesaab, Five Pillars, Instrospection, Islam, Islamic Calendar, Madinah, Makkah, Prophet Muhammad, Self evaluation, Sunnah, Training programme, Zul Hijjah
A beautiful way to remember the noble Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam and his fabulous Mosque in the city of Radiance. Subhanallaah! Continue reading
Posted in Prophet's Mosque, Talking of Madinah, Talking of Masjid-un-Nabwi
Tagged Ashab As-Suffah, Biography of the Prophet, Companions of the Prophet, History of Madinah, History of Masjid Nabawi, Madinah al Munawwarah, People of the raised platform, Prophet and his Masjid, Role of Mosque in Islam, Saudi Arabia, seerah, Sunnah, The city of Radiance, The city of the Prophet, The land of Islam, The Prophet's Mosque