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All Islamic History

Dec08

The noble sandals of the Prophet (pbuh)

By: Shukr Online Source: Shukr Online There is not a civilization that has loved and celebrated its leader as Islamic civilization has loved and celebrated its Prophet, our master Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace). Love is the strongest of all human attachments, and is the greatest thing that distinguishes the relationship of Muslims with their Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), who said, “None of you [truly] believes until I am more beloved to him than his very self, wealth, and all people.” Motivated by this love, as well as by an understanding of the immense importance of the personal example of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), the Muslim...

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Oct11

Karbala and the martyrdom of Sayiduna Husayn (ra)

By: darulihsan.com (edited for style and accuracy) Source: darulihsan.com Every page of history is a place of lesson for mankind. The ruthless slaying of Sayyidina Husayn (Allah be pleased with him) the noble martyr, leader of the youth of Jannah, his family and his companions shall never be forgotten. Every Muslim perceives the pain of this tragedy in his heart. Many lessons are to be learnt from this tragic event. Introduction to Events before the Battle of Karbala An unbroken chain of dissension began with the martyrdom of Uthman (Allah be pleased with him). Hypocrites plotted and schemed to sow division by using the emotion of simple minded Muslims. Sadly, swords were brought into...

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Sep06

Abraham and the sacrifice

By: Imam Kamil Mufti Source: IslamReligion.com It had been close to ten years since Abraham had left his wife and baby in Mecca in the care of God.  After a two month journey, he was surprised to find Mecca a lot different than how he had left it.  The joy of reunion was soon interrupted by a vision which was to be the ultimate test of his faith.  God commanded Abraham through a dream to sacrifice his son, the son he had had after years of prayers and had just met after a decade of separation. We know from the Quran that the child to be sacrificed was Ishmael, as God, when giving the glad tidings of the birth of Isaac to Abraham and Sarah, also gave the glad tidings of a grandson, Jacob...

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