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The Special Meeting in the Seventh Heaven

The Special Meeting in the Seventh Heaven

The seventh heaven is where Prophet Muhammad met Prophet Abraham; and indeed, he (Muhammad) must have been extremely happy and in a state of bliss, having been honored with this journey of wonders. Both Prophets exchanged greetings…

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Were All Prophets Direct Blood Descendants of Abraham?

Short Answer: No, not all prophets were direct blood descendants of Prophet Abraham. Lot, for example, lived during the same time period as Abraham, in a different land, and he came from the lineage of Prophet Noah. There are many prophets we are unaware of, but it’s very unlikely that someone like Buddha ever preached a …

God Become Man

Did God Become Man?

Short Answer:  Muslims believe the following about God (Allah): Allah is Unique and nothing is like unto Him. Allah cannot have a son. Allah has no incarnates. Allah is completely different from His creatures. Allah does not belong to any kind or race. Allah cannot marry or have children. Allah is Eternal, Immortal, and Everlasting. Allah …

From Hajj to Ashura- Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

From Hajj to Ashura: Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

When Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) and his followers were nearly defeated, Allah’s Prophet did not doubt His promise. He trusted Allah so much, he knew deep inside that He would never let him down. When facing the sea and Pharaoh’s approaching…

What is Hijr? 7 Things to Know About the Crescent Adjoining kabah

7 Things to Know About the Crescent Adjoining Kabah

The Hijr (Hateem) is a crescent-shaped area situated just adjacent to the Holy Kabah. A part of Hijr (Hateem) is also known as Hijr-Ismail which means Stone for Ismail, which is the place where a shelter was made by Ibrahim for his wife Hagar and son Ismail.

Ishmael & Isaac - Great Brothers and Prophets

Ishmael & Isaac - The Story of Great Brothers and Prophets

Prophets Ishmael and Isaac are the sons of Prophet Abraham. They, along with their father, form the link between the world’s three major monotheistic religions, Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Together these religions are often referred to as the Abrahamic faiths. Ishmael is identified as the father of the Arabs, an ancestor of Prophet Muhammad, and …

The Story of Prophet Abraham in the Bible and the Quran

The Story of Prophet Abraham in the Bible and the Quran

The Islamic Abraham is completely devoted to God. He does not question His commandments, he has two wives who have equal status, and he does not banish his eldest son. Abraham leaves Hajar and Ishmael in the sacred valley that will one day be known…

Prophet Abraham: The Father of Prophets - 3

It was this pinnacle of the life of Abraham which was the completion of his purpose: the building of a place of worship for all of humanity, not for any chosen race or color, for the worship of the One True God. Through the establishment of this house was the guarantee that God…

The Story of Prophet Abraham - A Call to Monotheism

Here again is an example of Abraham proving true to the trials he faced. His belief in the True God was tested here, and he proved that he was even prepared to surrender his existence to the call of God. His belief was evidenced by his action…

The Story of Prophet Abraham: The Father of Prophets

In Islam, Abraham is seen as a strict monotheist who calls his people to the worship of God alone. For this belief, he bears great hardships, even disassociating himself with his family and people through migration to various lands. He is one who fulfills various commandments…

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