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Lessons of the Blessed Hijrah & Why Madinah

Madinah, known as Yathreb before Islam, was the destination of the Prophet’s migration. In addition to the wondrous events of the journey of Hijrah and the valuable lessons that could be derived from it, there is still a question about the reasons of choosing Madinah as such destination. You want to know the answer? Join Dr. Yasir …

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.

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

{Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allah. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle), and some of them still are waiting; and they have not altered in the least.} (Al-Ahzab 33:23) In these modern times of sophisticated technology, people have a real need …

Hijrah: Sacrifices of a Great Generation

Hijrah: Sacrifices of a Great Generation

It was the 12th year after the commission of the Prophet’s mission. Muslims had endured tremendous hardship at the hands of Quraish, yet they remained steadfast in their faith. The seeds of belief had firmly taken root in the hearts of the believers, yet the realization of Islam at a societal level was stymied by …

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 …

Hijrah: Thinking Outside the Box

The event of Hijrah highlights two important aspects of the Prophet’s life (peace and blessings be upon him): – His genius planning and visionary thinking. – His trust in Allah Almighty, and his close connection to the Creator. Anywhere in the Prophet’s biography, you cannot but notice these two traits of his character coming in …

Prophet's Migration: What Happened During the Journey

Hijrah: What Happened During the Blessed Journey?

The Prophet’s migration to Madinah, or Hijrah, was a momentous event. It marked the transfer of the Muslim oppressed community in Makkah to an organized state. The event of Hijrah itself was full of interesting and wondrous stories that took place along the journey. You want to know these events? Join Dr. Yasir Qadhi as …

remembering hijrah

What Can We Learn from Remembering The Hijrah Each Year?

Salam Brother/Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The Meaning of Hijrah The word Hijrah is derived from “hajara” meaning, “to emigrate, to dissociate, to leave.” And in Islamic history, the Hijrah is used chiefly to refer to the Emigration of the Prophet and his followers from Makkah to Madinah …

Hijrah: Perfect Planning and Reliance on Allah

If greatness of historical events is measured by their constructive influences and decisive resultant effects on the motion of life as well as the march of human beings on earth, the value of such events is – besides this – known through the elevated morals, noble principles and ethical demeanors that co-occur with these events. …

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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