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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 …

Aerial View & Description of Baqi Graveyard in Madinah

Aerial View & Description of Baqi Graveyard in Madinah

In this video, Dr. Yasir Qadhi, takes footage  from atop one of the minarets of the Prophet’s Mosque and provides a description of the Baqi graveyard. He talks about the graves of the Family of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and some of the Companions. May Allah bless the Family of the …

From Rabbi to Sheikh (Story)

A beautiful and inspiring story of a Rabbi who lived in Madinah during the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). `Abdullah ibn Salam (may Allah be pleased with him) was an esteemed Jewish scholar who had a high status among his Jewish community. He knew that a Prophet was due to …

Story of Abu `Ubaidah: The Ummah's Trustworthy Man

Story of Abu `Ubaidah: The Ummah's Trustworthy Man

Labeled by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as the “Ummah’s Trustworthy,” Abu `Ubaidah `Amer ibn Al-Jarrah was one of the first Muslims and one of the 10 companions promised paradise by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Like the other great Companions, Abu `Ubaidah participated with the Prophet (peace and …

Prophet's Companions

The Prophet's Companions and Paradise

Asalamu Alaikum Navera, Thank you for your interesting question. There are many hadiths that specify ten of the noble companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him-PBUH) with the glad tidings of resting in Paradise in the hereafter. One of these hadiths reads as follows: Abu Bakr is in Paradise, Omar is in Paradise, Ali is in Paradise, Othmaan …

How Early Believers Endured Persecution (Part 1)

How Early Believers Endured Persecution (Part 1)

The persecution that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and his Companions went through in Makkah was incredible. The stories of torture that was heaped on Muslims ruthlessly in those bitter days and the remarkable endurance shown by the believers pose important questions: – How were the Prophet and His Companions able to …

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 …

Abu Hurairah: Love of Righteous Company

Abu Hurairah: Love of Righteous Company

Often in our haste to look up what Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, we do not pause to take note of who narrated the particular hadith. More often than not, if we look closely, we will find that the hadith was narrated by Abu Hurairah. After becoming a Muslim, this Companion …

Appointing a Leader- From Designating to Empowering

Appointing a Leader: From Designating to Empowering

Salam Dear Sara, I truly apologize for the delay in answering you, which was due to my long involvement with different programs, away from my place of residence. For your question, let us first start with your statement that many of the sahabah (companions) did not attend the funeral of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). …



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