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Bilal ibn Rabah: Story of Unbreakable Companion

Bilal ibn Rabah: Story of Unbreakable Companion

Today we are going to be talking about one of my favorite companions. This is a Companion who is famous sometimes for the wrong reasons. It is Bilal ibn Rabah, the chief of all the people who give adhan. His family Bilal has a very interesting background that we often fail to talk about. His …

First Ambassador of Islam: Why Mus`ab?

First Ambassador of Islam: Why Mus`ab?

The amount of action and the amazing stories that took place during the hijrah grabbed the attention away from the roles played by some Companions before the hijrah and away from the hijrah scene. I want to take you back 3 years before the hijrah when the Prophet was going around the camps for the …

These Are The Companions – Who Are You?

These Are the Prophet (PBUH)'s Companions

Who is the ideal Muslim? The ideal Muslim has the unwavering loyalty and honesty of Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, “If I were to take a Khalil, I would have taken Abu Bakr (as my Khalil).” (Bukhari) The ideal Muslim… is like ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab: a lion outside and a kitten at home …

Why Did the Prophet Leave Makkah?

Why Prophet Muhammed Didn't Just Stay in Makkah & Worship Quietly

One may wonder, “Why would the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and Muslims leave their hometown, Makkah, to a very distantplace like this (Madinah)?” The straightforward answer is because he and the Muslims were not able to worship Allah in Makkah and theyhad been tortured by the Makkans. While that was absolutely true, …

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

In a time when our young generation has lost their sense of direction and moral compass in life, it is high time that we study the life of the Prophet Muhammad. It is anticipated that by doing this, we will be able to reorient ourselves to that which is healthy and productive for both, our youth, and our world.

Umar's Message Gets Two Companions Back on Track

Two Companions Failed to Immigrate to Madinah... How Umar Saved Them

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.

Best Supporters – Jesus’ Disciples & Muhammad’s Companions

Best Supporters - Jesus' Disciples & Muhammad's Companions

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.

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

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? …

Best Supporters - Jesus' Disciples & Muhammad's Companions

Who Were the Disciples of Jesus?

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…

Prophet Muhammad’s Companions Emigrate from Makkah to Christian Lands

Prophet Muhammad’s Companions Emigrate from Makkah to Christian Lands

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.



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