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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 …

Inside Janatul Baqi

Inside Janatul Baqi

You may not have been to Madinah, one of the sights is the graveyard of the Companions. Here is a short video to show you.

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 …

Bilal ibn Rabah: 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 …

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.

A Failed Attempt of Hijrah (Story)

Two Companions Born Again (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.

Tell Me How to Enter Paradise (A Companion Asks)

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 and teacher like Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon …

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 …



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