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Why Prophet Didn’t Just Stay in Makkah & Worship Quietly

Why Did the Prophet Leave Makkah?

One may wonder, “Why would the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and Muslims leave their hometown, Makkah, to some far place like this?” The straightforward answer is because he and the Muslims were not able to worship Allah in Makkah and they have been tortured by the Makkans. While that was absolutely true, …

When Will Be New Hijri Year 1439?
Hijri Year

The Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. This first day of the year is the first day of Muharram. The Hijri calendar starts in the year 622 AD with the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra. In fact, Muslim use this …

Who Are the 3 Female Figures of Hijrah?
Hijrah

The new year marks the hijra of the first Muslim community. That first community struggled and strove to keep the flame of faith alive so that Islam could be passed on to us today. This time of year is a great time to pause and reflect on the past and those who struggled to make …

5 Timeless Lessons From the Hijrah of the Prophet
5 Timeless Lessons From the Hijrah

The Hijrah teaches us about brotherhood. Muslims emigrated from Makkah with little or nothing with them, and they were then accepted in Madinah almost as if they were the inhabitants. The people of Madinah shared their houses, food and whatever they had to help their brethren from Makkah settle in.

Hijrah of the Prophet and Hijrah Today
Hijrah

Editor’s Note: On the occasion of Hijrah, which is widely celebrated in many parts of Muslim world, the author here reflects on this remarkable occasion, linking the past with the present, and sheds light on some of the social lessons derived from Hijrah. Leaving in the deep of the night. Fleeing for one’s life. Making …

Hijrah to Madinah and Naturalization Challenge
Hijrah to Madinah and Naturalization Challenge

One of the most interesting challenges that faced Muslims in Madinah under the leadership of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was the big wave of migration. The immigrants from Makkah left everything behind. They came to this new land with almost nothing but their Islam and their commitment to it. They were …

Hijrah: Thinking Outside the Box

The event of Hijrah highlights two important aspects of the Prophet’s life (peace and blessings be upon him): – His genius planning and visionary thinking. – His trust in Allah Almighty, and his close connection to the Creator. Anywhere in the Prophet’s biography, you cannot but notice these two traits of his character coming in …

25 Most Beautiful Pictures of Prophet’s Mosque

25 Beautiful Prophet's Mosque pictures

Muslims have finished Hajj and are anticipating a new Hijri year. Many of the pilgrims are currently visiting the city of the Prophet before going home. They enjoy praying in the Prophet’s Mosque and visiting Madinah’s landmarks. It is perfect time to share some of the most beautiful pictures of the Prophet’s Mosque. Thanks to …

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