Tag: Biography

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Berke Khan: The Mongol who Stood for Islam

When it comes to the history of Mongols, most people are aware of Genghis Khan and his expeditions/conquests. However, the same amount of recognition is not enjoyed by many other...

/ August 15, 2018
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)....

/ October 6, 2016
Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is obligatory for all Muslims who are financially capable. According to Ayah 27 of Surah al-Haj, Hz Ibrahim (AS) was given the details...

/ September 12, 2016

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...

/ September 8, 2016

Muhammad Ali: An American Muslim

Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer this world has ever known, is no more. The fact that he is gone is difficult to swallow. For years, Ali was renowned as a...

/ June 6, 2016
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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...

/ March 7, 2016
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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...

/ February 13, 2016
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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....

/ January 30, 2016
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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...

/ January 23, 2016
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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...

/ January 16, 2016

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)....

/ December 3, 2015
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Inspiring Muslim Women: Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (RA)

Carrying on with our ongoing series about the lives of the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), today, we will be talking about the life of Hz Kulthum bint Muhammad (RA)....

/ November 26, 2015