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Bilal ibn Rabah: Story of Unbreakable Companion

Today we are going to be talking about one of my favorite companions. This is a Companion who is famous sometimes for the wrong reasons. It is Bilal ibn Rabah, the chief of all the people who give adhan, the chief of all of the Mua’dhins. His family Bilal has a very interesting background that …

STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

Are you tired of the difficulties and challenges that the Muslim community is facing every day; rather every hour and minute? You will find relief in the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions. Imam Zaid Shakir takes us through stories of the early Muslims who, in the …

Abu Hurairah: Love of Righteous Company

Abu Hurairah: Love of Righteous Company

Often in our haste to look up what Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, we do not pause to take note of who narrated the particular hadith. More often than not, if we look closely, we will find that the hadith was narrated by Abu Hurairah. After becoming a Muslim, this Companion …

Umar's Message Gets Two Companions Back on Track

Umar's Message Gets Two Companions Back on Track (Story)

This is a very inspiring story that involved `Umar ibn Al-Khattab and two other Companions, `Ayyash ibn Abi Rabi`ah and Hisham ibn Al-`Aas (may Allah be pleased with them). They planned to migrate from Makkah to Madinah together and set a time and place to meet and start the trip.

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

In a time when our young generation has lost their sense of direction and moral compass in life, it is high time that we study the life of the Prophet Muhammad. It is anticipated that by doing this, we will be able to reorient ourselves to that which is healthy and productive for both, our youth, and our world.

How to Enter Paradise (A Companion Asks)

Tell Me How to Enter Paradise (A Companion Asks)

How to enter Paradise? Have you ever thought about this Question? Imagine you are accompanying the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in a journey and you have the precious opportunity to chat with him, what would you ask the Prophet about? What topics would you love to talk about  with such a special person …

Memorization and Oral Transmission of

Memorization and Oral Transmission of the Qur'an

The revelation contained in the Qur’an has been transmitted to us by numerous persons in two ways: orally and in written form.  Oral transmission of the revelation was based on hifz or memorization. Prophet Muhammad himself (peace and blessings be upon him) was the first to commit a revelation to memory after the Angel Gabriel had brought …

The Ideal Muslim

The Ideal Muslim - Fact or Fiction?

The ideal Muslim… has the unwavering loyalty and honesty of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, “If I were to take a Khalil, I would have taken Abu Bakr (as my Khalil).” (Bukhari) The ideal Muslim… is like ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab: a lion outside and a kitten at home with his family. The …

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Suffering horrible torture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …

Quran as a Motivator for Change

The Quran as a Motivator of Change

The Quran has a wondrous impact on those who receive it as a book of guidance and remedy. Its influence on them is great and far-reaching. The Quran reforms the character and remolds it into a new form that is loved by Allah. One who doubts this effect has to consider what happened to the …



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