Category: History

5 Valuable Lessons From The Life of Prophet Adam (AS)

5 Valuable Lessons From The Life of Prophet Adam (AS)

There are many life lessons that we can learn from lives of each of the prophets. This article discusses five life lessons that can be learned from the life of Prophet Adam (AS). The story of Prophet Adam (AS) teaches us many valuable

Inspiring Muslim Women: Aixa al-Hurra

From the earliest days of Islam, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in the community. Aixa al-Hurra was one such lady known for her bravery and leadership skills. She belonged to the period when Muslim rule

Hz Hud and People of 'Ad

Lessons from Hz Hud (AS) and the People of ‘Ad

Allah had sent Hz Hud (AS) to the people of ‘Ad. The people of ‘Ad lived in a land called al-Ahqaf (Sand Dunes). Now, it is a desert, but that wasn’t the case always. The people of ‘Ad used to


Clinical Psychology’s Debt To Islamic Civilization

Nowadays, when we talk about Clinical Psychology and mental health, names such as Sigmund Freud, Ivan Pavlov and Carl Rogers spring up. It is often mistakenly assumed that the field of Clinical Psychology evolved only during the 19th century, when


The Sons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had three sons and four daughters. All of his children were born to Hz Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (RA) except one son (Ibrahim), who was born to Hz Maria al-Qibtiyah (RA). In the order of birth sequence, the


Scholars of Islam: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA)

Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Hanbal Abu Abdullah al-Shaybani, otherwise known as Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (RA), was born in Baghdad in the year 164 AH (781 CE). His father died while he was still an infant, and he was raised


Scholars of Islam: Imam al-Shafi’i (RA)

Whoever takes a path to obtain knowledge, Allah makes the path to Paradise easy for him. The above Hadith [1] is a testament of the value of knowledge in Islam. Knowledge, the heritage of the Prophets, has almost always been


Scholars of Islam: Imam Malik ibn Anas (RA)

The real name of Imam Malik (RA), second of the four great Imams, was Abu Abdullah Malik ibn Anas ibn Malik ibn Abi-Amir al-Asbahi. His lineage can be traced back to Yemen, though his great grandfather migrated to Medina after


Scholars of Islam: Imam Abu Hanifa (RA)

During the reign of the great Caliph Hz Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA), a merchant entered the fold of Islam. The son of this merchant, Thabit bin Zuta, was a very pious man. Once, he was very hungry when he saw

Inspiring Muslim Women: Fatima bint Muhammad (RA)

In this final instalment of our ongoing series about the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), we take a look at the life of his youngest daughter: Hz Fatima bint Muhammad (RA). Hz Fatima bint Muhammad (RA) was the youngest daughter of