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All About Al Israa Wal Meraaj, the Prophet’s Night Journey

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Dear brothers/sisters, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

Every year in the month of Rajab we find Muslims around the world discussing about this unique event that took place in the glorious life of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam.

It has become a common ‘belief’ among us that this fascinating episode took place in the month of Rajab while the fact is something else!

This re-post is intended to spread awareness, educating and conveying the truth of the matter.  Continue reading

April 22, 2017 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Library Update

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Have a look at the additions to the Library, alhamdulillaah

Baarakallaah.  Continue reading

March 13, 2017 Posted by | E-books | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Hajj, Umrah, Ziyarah……and Dhul Hijjah

This is a re-post of this Blog’s Hajj Page.

You will find amazing resources here, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

August 30, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Truth About Hateem

A few points about Hateem are worth knowing. Here you go….

1. Hateem is a semicircular wall on one side of the Ka’bah, the extremities of which are in a line with the sides of the Ka’bah, and distant about six feet leaving an opening.  Continue reading

April 11, 2016 Posted by | Ka'bah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Inspiring Story of All Times

PS: I wrote this post 4 years ago when this blog had not many followers/readers. Don’t know whether you have read this before. If yes, thank you so much and Jazakallah Khayr. If not, please read and share, InshaaAllah. And btw, this is one of my best write-ups, alhamdulillah,  and I am glad to say this. Baarakallaahu Feekum. 

‘Then He will not neglect us’.

Can you recall which blessed Muslim woman in history said this uniquely inspiring statement? If your answer was Hajar, then you guessed it right!

Do you know the background in which this exceptionally bold lady uttered this revolutionary statement – a statement which I feel has assumed the shape of a dew drop that is permanently embedded in the cheek of time! Continue reading

March 13, 2016 Posted by | Reblogs, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on An Inspiring Story of All Times

Saluting the Ashab As-Suffah: ‘Uqbah ibn Aamir al-Juhani

Reading dozens of articles on Hijrah, I came across one that touched my heart.

You too will experience, InshaaAllah, some tear drops falling down your cheek should you visualize the happenings as you continue reading.

What amazing gems of humankind the companions of the Prophet were! How illustrious and illustrative is their example! Subhanallaah!

Welcome to As-Suffah. The first truly International Islamic Residential University whose Dean & Rector was none other than the Prophet himself!

Schooling in the classroom of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam was a blessing of the highest order.

Presenting the real life story of ‘Uqbah ibn Aamir al-Juhani, the blessed member of Ashab As-Suffah. Continue reading

October 20, 2015 Posted by | Companions of the Prophet, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Things to Do on the Day of Arafah

 

Here are some special things that we especially need to do in addition to our normal day’s Islamic activity such as offering five time prayers, reciting the glorious Qur’an etc.

According to authentic hadeeth ‘Hajj is Arafah’. Therefore, the Day of Arafah is of great importance and significance. We need to at least take care of the following things on the Day of Arafah, Inshaa’Allah:  Continue reading

September 22, 2015 Posted by | Arafah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Building with a Difference

Dear readers, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

I found this piece to be interesting and worth reading. Read on, Inshaaallah……

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April 14, 2015 Posted by | Ka'bah, Muqeet's (assorted), Reblogs | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah on ARAFAH and EID AL ADHAA

Tomorrow (3rd Oct) is the Day of Arafah for Muslims living in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, UK, USA, Canada and many other parts of the world. (Those living in other places, please check out with your local community centers, if you are not sure of the Islamic dates)

Presenting here some download links on the Virtues of this Great and the Best Day.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.  Continue reading

October 2, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

As Dhul Hijjah is round the corner…..

After Ramadhaan, the global Muslims really crave for this blessed month to come and bring sunshine in their life.

The happiness felt among Muslims to welcome the Best Ten Days of the Year knows no bounds.

As this blessed month is fast approaching us, I am making Dhul Hijjah as the Home Page so that it acts as a reminder to the visitors/subscribers of this blog, Inshaa’Allah.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

September 19, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Qur’an Quiz 5 with Answers to Quiz 4

An apology to the lovers of Quiz for the delay.

Take this simple Quiz, Inshaa’Allah, and see where you stand.

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September 15, 2014 Posted by | Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Take this Qur’an Quiz. It’s simple!

Some random questions on the glorious Qur’an that came to my mind in the Month of Qur’an, alhamdulillah.

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July 15, 2014 Posted by | Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hijrah: The least discussed topic in Rabi al Awwal!

Note: I want more and more readers to read this post, hence I am re-posting this. Please click the link above to go ahead with reading. Thank you and Jazakallaahu Khayra.

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Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

Most of you would have experienced that every year when the month of Rabi al Awwal arises in our life, e-mails start pouring in with arguments and counter-arguments on Prophet’s birthday. Islamic blogs and websites come up with hundreds of articles and posts on the topic Mawlid/Meelad-un-Nabi.

I feel that the most important historical incident that took place in the life history of our glorious Messenger – Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, is seldom discussed in this month!

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January 11, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The miracle in Tawaf, the purpose of human existence!

Ka’bah plays a pivotal role in the life of a Muslim. It is an indispensable part of a Muslim’s life.

It is a Muslim’s anchor and nucleus. It is the centre of our life and existence. It is our Qiblah.

Ka’bah is the symbol of monotheism. The flag of Islam.

Yet Ka’bah itself is an empty building with nothing inside.  Continue reading

November 2, 2013 Posted by | Ka'bah, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Salman, the benchmark

Salman, al Faarisee is one of the leading heroes of Islamic history.

The burning desire he possessed to seek the Straight Path – the Right Way of Life – right from his childhood has become a benchmark for those in quest of Truth.

Presenting here an amazing account of this great companion (radhiyallaahu anhu) authored by Dr. Saleh as Saleh  Continue reading

October 21, 2013 Posted by | E-books, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When Tears Speak Louder Than Words!

Here is some relevant news report from Mount Arafah by Arab News, Saudi Arabia’s popular newspaper:  

A white sea of faithful surged from Mina to Arafat as dawn broke on the second day of the five-day event. Waves of men in seamless white robes and veiled women in long dresses joined voices in a crescendo chanting Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik (O God, here I am answering your call).  

The pilgrims were completely lost to their surroundings in a fervor of religious enthusiasm. Many had tears streaming down their cheeks while others raised their faces to the sky, beseeching Allah for forgiveness and mercy.  Continue reading

October 15, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eid Mubaarak :)

Today, 10th Dhul Hijjah/15th October, is Eid al Adhaa in UAE and Saudi Arabia, to mention two countries 🙂

تقبّل الله منّا ومنك  Continue reading

October 14, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Message from Makkah

Today is 8th Dhul Hijjah 1434. First day of Hajj.

Hajj, an amazing act of worship commenced and institutionalized about 4000 years ago under the iconic leadership of Prophet Ibraheem alaihis salam.

Muslims from every nook and corner of the world have gathered in Makkah. They have come from far and wide, from every distant pass using all modes of transportation available today.

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October 13, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Some Interesting Links between Dhul Hijjah and Ramadhaan

Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah are two special months in Islam. These two months are like two eyes of a Muslim.

Today let us try to have a bird’s eye view of some less talked about things connecting these two months.  Continue reading

October 12, 2013 Posted by | Islamic Months, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The only ayah that was revealed inside Ka’bah

Do you know which is the only ayah in the Qur’an that was revealed inside Ka’bah, that is Masjid al Haraam, the Sacred Mosque or Baytullah, the House of Allah?

Today let us learn about this ayah, understand the amazing reason for which it was revealed, and also appreciate the miracle that exists to this day!  Continue reading

September 27, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

New Page on Dhul Hijjah, Hajj….

Hope this Page will help all brothers and sisters, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

September 20, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

An Amazing Ayah to Reflect Upon!

I was reciting Surah at Tawbah and this ayah caught my attention:  Continue reading

August 17, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“That is the inheritance of Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلم”

During Ramadhaan we witness that all mosques are crowded, Masha’Allah.

This quote from our dear Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallaahu anhu) is relevant and makes a good reading.

May Allah give us the Tawfeeq, Hidayah, the Zouq and the Shouq to go to the masjid even after Ramadhaan.

And now, read, e n j o y and ponder over what Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallaahu anhu) has to say….. Continue reading

August 4, 2013 Posted by | “That is the Inheritance of Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلم”, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The effects of ungratefulness!

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

After reading this and this news, some sadness loomed over me thinking if the first news was true, then it is definitely a bad news for the Ummah as a whole. The parable in Surah Al Nahl struck my mind.

This one ayah is sufficient for every sincere Muslim to understand the significance of being grateful to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala, and at the same time know the side effects of being ungrateful to one’s Sustainer!  Continue reading

February 15, 2013 Posted by | Reflections, Shukr Vs Kufr | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hijrah: The least discussed topic in Rabi al Awwal!

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

Most of you would have experienced that every year when the month of Rabi al Awwal arises in our life, e-mails start pouring in with arguments and counter-arguments on Prophet’s birthday. Islamic blogs and websites come up with hundreds of articles and posts on the topic Mawlid/Meelad-un-Nabi.

I feel that the most important historical incident that took place in the life history of our glorious Messenger – Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, is seldom discussed in this month! Continue reading

January 26, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments