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Karbala’: Lessons for the Muslim Community

Karbala’: Lessons for the Muslim Community

The supporters of the theory that there are twelve Imams for the Muslim Ummah believe that the twelfth Imam will be Al-Mahdi. They have been waiting for his emergence for more than twelve hundred years now. We do not know when Al-Mahdi may appear.

Alberta Premier Congratulates Muslims on New Hijri Year

ALBERTA – The Premier of Alberta, Western Canada, Rachel Notley has issued a statement, wishing the Muslim communities a happy new Hijri year. “Tonight, Muslims in Alberta join the world’s Islamic communities in celebrating Hijri New Year, which marks the beginning of 1440 on the Islamic calendar,” she said in a statement published online. “Hijri …

Muslims Worldwide Celebrate New Hijri Year

MAKKAH – Muslims around the world are celebrating the Islamic New Year as September 11, 2018 was officially declared the first day (1st Muharram) of the year 1440 Hijri. The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, and the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) all declared September 11 as the official date for the start of the …

Hijrah Event Can It Pass Unnoticed

Hijrah Event: Can It Pass Unnoticed?

We Muslims should not let any event go without understanding its wisdom and taking a lesson from it. The life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) was a celebration of utter morality and excellence in everything.

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 …

Between the Prophet’s Hijrah and Today’s Migration

Between the Prophet’s Hijrah and Today’s Migration

Muslims celebrate Hijrah while facing many challenges in many parts of the Muslim world. One cannot help but ask: What have Muslims learnt from the concept of Hijrah? How did the migration of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and Muslims from Makkah to Madinah inspire them? Have they gone beyond the notion of “just do as …

Hijrah Still Offers Valuable Lessons

A new year begins. Islamic history is full of days and great occasions that are good to celebrate – taking from them that which guides us to the right path in difficult times. The noble Hijrah from Makkah to Madinah is one of the grandest events in the history of Islam. Prophet Muhammad (peace and …

Hijrah and the Islamic Principles

We all know that the Hijri calendar began with the Hijrah, the migration of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) from Makkah to Madinah. There are many lessons to be learned from Hijrah. Today’s sermon will touch upon one of the most important lessons; that is, the Prophet’s approach in dealing with two …

What is the Significance of Migration to Madinah in Islamic History?

What is the Significance of Migration to Madinah in Islamic History?

Salam Dear Ambreen, Thank you for the question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The significance of Hijrah (the migration of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) from Makkah to Madinah) is not limited to the Islamic history or to the Muslims. The Hijrah not only reshaped — socially and politically — the Arab Peninsula, but …



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