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Hardships Faced by New Converts- Makkah Rejects Prophet Muhammad

Hardships Faced by New Converts: Makkah Rejects Prophet Muhammad

The first converts were fortunate to have direct access to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a teacher and a mentor, so they had all the moral support they needed. They were very patient in the face of all this hostility and were ready to endure some hardships for the sake of the truth they had found.

The World’s Best Teacher & New Converts- Islam Goes Public

The World’s Best Teacher & New Converts: Islam Goes Public

The method by which Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) taught the message of Islam to his companions had a ripple effect that has transcended the centuries to make Islam the world’s fastest growing religion today. Seeking divine knowledge…

Waraqa, Angel Gabriel & The First Converts to Islam-

Waraqa, Angel Gabriel & The First Converts to Islam

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was very shaken by his first meeting with Angel Gabriel in the cave outside Makkah. He was concerned about what had happened and afraid for his own wellbeing. Lady Khadijah did her best to calm him down…

How Can Muslim Women Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday

How Can Muslim Women Celebrate the Prophet’s Birthday?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Muslim men and women should epitomize the example of the Prophet (peace be upon him) in their daily lives. 2- Muslim women can celebrate the Prophet’s …

Is Celebrating the Prophet's Birthday Bidah?

Is Celebrating the Prophet's Birthday Bidah?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is not bid`ah (an innovation) to celebrate the Prophet’s birthday as some may claim. Responding to the question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior lecturer and an Islamic scholar at the Islamic Institute of …

How to Introduce the Prophet to Non-Muslims on His Birthday

How to Introduce the Prophet to Non-Muslims on His Birthday

Wa`alaykumas-salamuwa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- As Muslims, after Allah, we love the Prophet (peace be upon him) more than anyone else. We are allowed to express this love in permissible …

6 Best Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad

6 Best Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad

I have personally read each of the following biographies of Prophet Muhammad. Some are certainly better than others. One should also be aware that there are many more books of seerah (biography of the Prophet) that I have not yet read. If you have read…

Prophet Muhammad: The Practical Image of Islam

Prophet Muhammad: The Practical Image of Islam

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is the practical image of Islam. There is no way that one can get to know Islam, the true religion of Allah, without knowing Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah, and his guidance, work, instructions, and prohibitions. He made peace and war, settled and traveled, sold and bought, …

Dr. Tariq Ramadan: In the Footsteps of the Prophet (Book Review)

Dr. Tariq Ramadan: In the Footsteps of the Prophet (Book Review)

I read once that most of what makes a book ‘good’ is that we are reading it at the right moment for us. This couldn’t be more true as I was approached to write a review of the book ‘In The Footsteps of the Prophet’ by Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan. While I admit I had …



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