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All Islamic History

Jan10

How the Companions (ra) dealt with Islamophobia

By: Moulana Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al-Miftah No minority in any country is assured of complete safety unless they enter into an accord with the locals. Accords of safety and peace treaties are generally agreed to verbally or in writing. Before emigrating to Madinah, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) first took assurances from the Ansar when they met in Mina. This is referred to as “Bai’atul Aqabah” in which the few dignitaries of Madinah pledged their support to Islam and the Muslims. In Islamic history, there were several such accords at different periods and in various places. One of the first of its kind was the agreement between the Muslims and the Abyssinian king, Negus....

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Jan09

When the Ummah is tested: Causes and cures

By: Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti (Translated by Mufti Zubair Bayat) Source: IlmGate Heaps of Disgrace “Verily Allah does not change the condition of a people unless they change it themselves.” (Qur’an 13:11) The Muslim is daily faced by a host of new problems and difficulties. Now and again, reports of untold oppression and barbarism against Muslims are received. Their lives, property and self-respect is trampled upon and worse than that, their religious matters are tampered and interfered with, their Masjids are under constant threat of being converted into temples and are disallowed proper implementation of their (Muslim) personal law. Our Blindness Despite this, the Muslim considers...

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Dec24

Mawlid celebrations in Islamic History

By: AlaHazrat.net Source: AlaHazrat.net Another trick (falsehood) that opponents of Mawlid use is claiming that some ignorant people from India and Pakistan of the last few decades have invented the celebrations of Mawlid an-Nabawi Sharif being influenced by the Hindu Celebration and culture. They imply that Mawlid was never ever celebrated before in previous ages. So here are some glimpses of facts from actual Islamic history. 1) Hadrat Allama Mulla Ali Qari narrating the routine of the people of Madina Munawwarah writes: “The people of Madina Munawwarah (May ALLLAH have Mercy on them) used to arrange and attend mawlid gatherings with great enthusiasm and sincerity on the occasion of...

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