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Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Growing up in a non-Muslim country, I did not hear much about the sacred Aqsa Mosque from my parents. Like others, they focused on raising my siblings and I on becoming familiar with the five pillars of Islam. Much effort was put into teaching us the significance of worships including the daily prayers and fasting. We also …

The Night Journey: Why Specifically Muhammad (SAW)?

The Night Journey (Israa & Miraj) was a miraculous journey like no other. It came at a very difficult time in Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) life. Why specifically was he chosen and what did we gain? The Night Journey – Why Exclusively for Muhammad?

The Night Journey - A Journey Like No Other

On the 27th of the lunar month of Rajab, Muslims remember Al-Isra and Al-Miraj, the miraculous Night Journey and Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to meet God in Heavens, where He gave him a special gift. In this folder, we compiled some very interesting articles…

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Al-Isra: Prophet Muhammad Led Other Prophets in Prayer

Short Answer: This prayer signifies the continuity of their messages and their unity of rank and purpose, that Islam has completed all Divine messages and brought them to their final form, and that Jerusalem also belongs to the Muslims who follow Muhammad, the recognized leader of all Prophets. Salam Dear Rahma, Thank you very much for your …

The Night Journey - Why Exclusively for Muhammad?

The Night Journey - Why Exclusively for Muhammad?

It was after both of these events that Allah Almighty granted His Prophet an extraordinary favor. Out of the darkness of loss, Muhammad was given a great joy and a great confirmation of his role as Messenger.

What Is the Significance of Al-Isra and Al-Miraj?

Salam Ahmad, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. When and How Allah says in the Quran what means:  {Glory be to Him Who made His servant to go on a night from the Sacred Mosque to the remote mosque of which We have blessed the precincts, so that We …

A Brief Story of the Miraculous Night Journey

The Miraculous Night Journey - A Brief Story

This journey demonstrates God’s might and ability to make possible the impossible… Led by the Angel Jibreel, the Prophet began his ascent through the seven heavens, where he reached Sadrat Al-Muntaha, the remotest lote tree, symbolizing the end of worldly knowledge.

Night Journey: What Was the Prophet's Means of Transport?

Night Journey: What Was the Prophet's Means of Transport?

How did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) travel from Makkah to Jerusalem in the Night Journey? Did you hear about Al-Boraq, the animal that transported the Prophet in this amazing journey? How does it look like? What are its characteristics? What was its first reaction when the Prophet rode on it …



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