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Hijrah Lessons for Muslim Minorities

Hijrah Lessons for Muslim Minorities

The Emigration to Madinah (Hijrah)was a turning point in Muslim history that has many inspiring lessons, especially for Muslim minorities. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be on him) and his Companions set wonderful examples that Muslims should learn from and translate into practice in all aspects of life. After the Prophet and his Companions’ migrated to Madinah, previously known as Yathrib, it became the …

Muharram & Ashoura

Educate Your Kids about Muharram &`Ashura'

Editor’s Note: In this article, we provide simple information about the sacred month of Muharram and the day of `Ashura’ so that Muslim parents would easily read it to their kids and educate them about the blessed days. Muharram ♦  Muharram is the first month of the Hijri calendar and is one of the …

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 …

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolution

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolutions

A new hijri year started. As usual I am busying myself with a slew of to dos. Reflecting on the past year I wrote a long list of goals for the year ahead. These include spending more time with the family and managing money more wisely. This also included the continued promise to lose more …

New year resolution

Have You Made Your New Year's Resolution?

Nadia has given up making New Year’s resolutions.  She says that she makes the same ones year in and year out and never ever keeps them for longer than a week or two.  “The whole process is an exercise in futility and a guilty, depressing one at that,” she laments. Research data from countless sources …

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

After the immigration of Muslims from Makkah to Madinah, one may imagine that Makkah can live now in peace, away from Muslims. However, the people of Makkah have another opinion; for many reasons, they see a great danger in the fact that Muslims and Islam have found a new home in Madinah: – Madinah is on …

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 …


Teaching Children About Hijrah And the Prophet?

In this counseling answer: “Help them to utilize all their senses in their learning also, taking a more practical and visual approach will help to make learning more fun. For example, as you teach about the Hijrah you can be working on a practical task of getting a big piece of card and designing a …

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