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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 …

A Companion's Favourite Surah Of The Quran

One of the Companions used to pray Al-Ikhlas as well as another Surah when praying. The rest of the Companions asked him to stop doing this but he refused. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) asked the Companion why he did it and he said because he loved this surah so much.

The Prophet's Mercy for Dead Believers

The Prophet's Mercy for Dead Believers

How did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) treat Muslims who passed away? Was the relationship of the Prophet with his Companions a temporary one? Did the Prophet’s care and compassion for them fade out after they passed away? Did the daily problems of life cause him to forget his Companions as we …

Nusaybah bint Ka`b A Woman of Distinction

Nusaybah bint Ka`b: A Woman of Distinction

Surrounding our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) were men and women of unparalleled faith, commitment, and love for Allah and His Messenger. These men and women were always courageous, charitable, chivalrous, and compassionate.                                                            *-*-*-*-* Although the books on early Islamic history often praise the contributions of the male Companions of Prophet …

Easy Steps for a Sound Heart

Easy Steps for a Sound Heart

How do we begin to rectify our hearts to ensure that they are in a state that is sound? The heart, just like the body, needs nourishment, and while we fuel our bodies with food, the fuel of the heart is knowledge. Thus, one of the first pieces of advice…

Why Did the Prophet Call His Companions to Gather?

Prophet's Advice for Times of Tribulation

The Companions were with the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon home) in an expedition. During the rest time, an announcement was made that all the Companions should gather. The Prophet had an important thing to tell them. Why did the Prophet gather his Companions? And how did his speech relate to our difficult times? …

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 …



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