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Prophet Muhammad Prepares to Move to Madinah

Prophet Muhammad Prepares to Move to Madinah

One night in Mina, outside Makkah, he met six men from Yathrib. These men were from the Khazraj, one the two big tribes of Yathrib (a city later known as Madinah). Several Jewish tribes had settled there, and their religious books…

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 …

Why Hypocrisy Appeared in Madinah - About Islam

Why Hypocrisy Appeared in Madinah

There were obvious reasons for the phenomenon of hypocrisy to appear in Madinah. The early Muslims in Makkah were neither strong nor influential enough to make people fear them or try to appease them. Indeed, the people of Makkah, and its leaders and notables in particular, opposed the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) …

Hijrah Lessons for Muslim Minorities

Hijrah Lessons for Muslim Minorities

The Emigration to Madinah (Hijrah)wasa turning point inMuslimhistory thathas many inspiring lessons, especially for Muslim minorities. ProphetMuhammad(peace and blessings be onhim) andhis Companions set wonderful examples that Muslims should learn from and translate into practice in all aspects of life. After the Prophet and his Companions’ migratedto Madinah, previously known as Yathrib, it became the …

Is Hijrah Still Obligatory?

Is Hijrah Still Obligatory?

Is hijrah (emigration) still obligatory for Muslims after the conquest of Makkah? Are Muslim economic emigrants living in the West regarded as muhajirun?

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Why Are Makkah and Madinah So Important for Muslims?

Short Answer: Makkah stands on its own as the most sacred place in Islam. It is the destination of all Muslims to fulfill Hajj, the fifth main Islamic pillar. Makkah and Madinah witnessed the very precious early moments of Islam: the birth of Prophet Muhammad and the revelation of the Quran.Makkah is the center of …

Why Do We Love Madinah So Much? - About Islam

Why Do We Love Madinah So Much?

Have you been to Madinah? Do you love the city of the Prophet, peace be upon him? In this brief recording, Dr. Yasir Qadhi on his recent visit there shares his personal reflections. “We are now standing on one of the minarets of the Haram, and Al-Hamdulel-Allah you can see the view here is absolutely …



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