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The first Sermon of the Prophet (pbuh), given in Makkah when he called his people to Islam

The first Sermon of the Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam), given in Makkah when he called his people to Islam. The Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) started the speech by praising Allah and thanking Him, then said: "Verily, Ar-Raid (one whom his people send to search for water and grass) does not lie to his people. By Allah! Even if I lied to all people, I would never lie to you, and if I deceived all people, I would never deceive you. By Allah, other than Whom there is no deity worthy of worship, I am Allah's Messenger (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) to you in particular and to all people in general. By Allah! You will die just as easy as Read more ...

The kuffars attempt to put off the light of Islam

The kuffars attempt to put off the light of Islam in the early years of the Prophet - Taken from the book Ar-Raheeq-ul-Makhtoom (The Sealed Nectar) Having fully perceived that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) could never be desisted from his Call, Quraish, in a desperate attempt to quell the tidal wave of the Call, resorted to other cheap means acting from base motives: 1. Scoffing, degrading, ridiculing, belying and laughter-instigating cheap manners, all of which levelled at the new converts in general, and the person of Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in particular, with the aim of dragging the spirit of despair into their morale, and slackening their ardent Read more ...

Surah Al Masad

Surah Al Masad The Revelation One day, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) went out to the valley of Al Batha and he went up to the mountain. Then he cried out: “O people, come at once!” It was a normal business day, but because Prophet Muhammad (SAW), who is a very respected man, called out in a hurry, the Qurayshi gathered around him. Then Prophet Muhammad (SAW) asked: “If I told you all, that the enemy was going to attack you in the morning, or in the evening, would you all believe me?” Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was also known as Al Ameen meaning the truthful one. He was known for his good character, his honesty and truthfulness. Thus without Read more ...

Fatimah Bint Muhammad – The Resplendent One

Fatimah Bint Muhammad by 'Abdul Wahid Hamid   Fatimah was the fifth child of Muhammad and Khadijah. She was born at a time when her noble father had begun to spend long periods in the solitude of mountains around Makkah, meditating and reflecting on the great mysteries of creation. This was the time, before the Bithah, when her eldest sister Zaynab was married to her cousin, al-Aas ibn ar Rabiah. Then followed the marriage of her two other sisters, Ruqayyah and Umm Kulthum, to the sons of Abu Lahab, a paternal uncle of the Prophet. Both Abu Lahab and his wife Umm Jamil turned out to be flaming enemies of the Prophet from the very beginning Read more ...