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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 …

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 …

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 …

Family of Umm Salamah: Example of Boundless Dedication (Story)

Umm Salamah: Story of an Immigrant Family

Umm Salamah! What an eventful life she had! Her real name was Hind. She was the daughter of one of the notables in the Makhzum clan nicknamed “Zad Ar-Rakib” (which means the provision for the traveler) because he was well known for his generosity, particularly to travelers. Umm Salamah’s husband was `Abdullah ibn `Abdul-Asad and …



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