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Why Didn't Prophet Muhammad Designate His Successor?

Short Answer: This video summarizes the answer. Islam is valid for every time and place. If the prophet (peace be upon him) had appointed a successor, this would have limited succession to only one method, which is designation. He therefore left the options open for later generations. _____________________________________ Salam Dear Sara, For your question, let us first start with …

4 Things Helped Early Muslims Withstand Persecution in Makkah

4 Things Helped Early Muslims Withstand Persecution in Makkah

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 …

From Rabbi to Sheikh (Story)

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 …

Companions Confessions: Are We Picking on Prophet's Friends?

Companions Confessions: Are We Picking on Prophet's Friends?

Here is AboutIslam.net’s brand new series about the Companions. We take a look at the Companions as real human beings and exam their flaws and challenges. Criticizing Companions? Absolutely! We are not presenting this series to insult the Sahabah, the best generation of Muslims. Rather, we want to learn how the Prophet (peace be upon him) …

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The Prophet's Companions and Paradise

Short Answer: The companions promised Paradise have qualified for such a position because of their good deeds and support of this religion in the most difficult times, especially at the very early stage of Islam when every sincere support and sacrifice was desperately needed. It is noteworthy that these are not the only people promised Paradise. There were other companions–males and …

Abu Hurairah: Love of Righteous Company

Stories from the Life of Abu Hurairah

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 …

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

This Companion Abandoned Everything for Hijrah

{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 …

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolution

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolutions

A new hijri year is around. As usual I am busying myself with a slew of to dos. Reflecting on the past year I wrote a long list of goals for the year ahead. These include spending more time with the family and managing money more wisely. This also included the continued promise to lose …

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 …

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 …



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