This is a very inspiring story that involved `Umar ibn Al-Khattab and two other Companions, `Ayyash ibn Abi Rabi`ah and Hisham ibn Al-`Aas (may Allah be pleased with them). They planned to migrate from Makkah to Madinah together and set a time and place to meet and start the trip.
Some groups of Prophet Muhammad’s Companions can be directly likened to the disciples of Jesus. When the fledgling Muslim community migrated to Madinah, they were met and taken in by the residents of Madinah, who came to be known as the Helpers, or the Ansar.
Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Sufferinghorribletorture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …
It is interesting to note that the majority of Jesus’ disciples were fishermen and their clothes would have been white due to their daily toil. The whiteness could then be extrapolated to include the whitening of people’s hearts through…
What do you do when you can no longer live in an environment that persecutes you for being Muslim? If the persecution reaches extreme levels and there is real danger to the believers’ lives and families, then leaving the land of oppression for the vast “Land of Allah” is a Qur’anic teaching and a Prophetic tradition.
Youth is a precious asset that most of us squander in useless pursuits, only to realize our mistake when it’s irretrievably gone. But the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) were not like that. And it’s by means of those who made the…
Do you know who the 10 Companions promised paradise are? This short video counts down the names of those companions! The Prophet’s Companions and Paradise
They sneaked out of Makkah under the heavy curtain of a dark night and headed for the sea where two boats happened to be sailing for Abyssinia (Ethiopia), their destination. News of their intended departure reached the ears of Quraish
These three were among those who came to the Prophet Muhammad to present their excuses for staying behind. More than eighty of them were hypocrites, who put forward lame excuses and the Prophet accepted these and let them go.
Many youth really do not have high expectations and high goals, they settle for mediocrity. They are fine with just being OK or average and they do not set their standards very high.