YasSarNalQuR'aN

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Know Your Hijrah. Do Your Hijrah!

Two hadeeths, in relation to Hijrah, stand out distinctly.

These two great sayings of the glorious Messenger of Allah – Prophet Muhammad, sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam – in fact set the Agenda for the New Year.

They set the agenda for every New Year. Every New Month. Every New Week. Every New Day. Every New Moment!

If you care about your Islam, you will value them in your life.

So happy New Year to you, and to every moment of your life. Continue reading

October 16, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, New Year | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Months of the Islamic Calendar: Meanings

There are twelve months in the Islamic lunar calendar. Since their names are in Arabic, their meanings might be somewhat difficult to grasp for a non-Arabic speaking audience. In this short piece, we briefly examine these terms.  Continue reading

July 6, 2012 Posted by | Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments