Edge of the Cliff | Jannat Al Quran

Edge of the Cliff

On Edge of the Cliff Among people, there is a kind of person who worships Allah on the edge of the cliff. And this means someone acts as if he stands on the edge of a cliff. He’s kind of dangling, not quite there and not quite off. Allah describes this image in Sura Al-Hajj…

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Sawdah Bint Zam’a

Sawdah Bint Zam’a

Sawdah bint-Zam’a       The mother of the believers Sawdah bint-Zam’a, her father is, Zam’a ibn Qays. He is from the Amir ibn Luayy clan of the Quraysh tribe in Mecca. Her mother, Al-Shamus bint Qays, is from the Najjar clan of the Khazraj tribe in Madina. She was a tall and large black-skinned woman. She is the first woman prophet Muhammad (pbup) married…

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The Constitution of Medina

Medina Constitution

The Constitution of Medina The life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his Companions in Medina The first thing the Prophet did upon arriving in Medina was to construct a mosque that served as the first community center for Muslims. It also served as the headquarters of leadership and a social…

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Epic Immigration

Epic Immigration

The Epic Immigration (Hijrah) Before Hijrah – immigration The idolaters of Makkah deprived themselves of all benefit when they rejected the message and sat on the wayside,  threatening  the believers and wishing it were crooked. Even though their false propaganda which succeeded to prevent many tribes from entering Islam, the truth has eventually to prevail.…

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Facing Calamity

Facing Calamity

Facing Calamity Everyone in this life faces some trials and difficulties. Allah SWA says لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ فِي كَبَدٍ “Verily We have created man into toil and struggle”. Also Allah SWA says “Allah charges no soul except to its capacity” لَا يُكَلِّفُ اللَّهُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَها. It means that any trials we go through in life…

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Lady Aisha bint Abu Bakr

Lady Aisha

Lady Aisha bint Abu Bakr The story of Aisha bint Abu Bakr (RA) is one of knowledge, strength, courage and companionship. She was the youngest wife of our beloved Holy Prophet (PBUH), a devout Muslim, a reputable scholar, an educator, a leader and a source of great knowledge for Muslims across the globe. She remains…

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Ibrahim & Ismael

Ibrahim & Ismael

Story of Abraham Abraham and Ismael (2) Allah swt says in surah As-Saffat: “So We gave him the good news of a forbearing son. And when (his son) was old enough to help in his daily affairs, (Abraham) said: O my dear son, I have seen in a dream that I must sacrifice you. So…

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Saad Ibn Abi Waqqas | Jannat Al Quran

Saad Ibn Abi Waqqas

Saad Ibn Abi Waqqas and His Kindness to His Mother In a small desert town hemmed by a narrow valley, there lived a young man. He is said to have been short with a medium but tough build, and a heavy mop of hair. People would often compare him to a young lion, for his…

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Lady Khadija | Jannat Al Quran

Lady Khadija

     Lady Khadija lady khadija, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the history’s most remarkable women. Prophet Muhammad once said that the four greatest women of mankind were: Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Fatima bint Muhammad (his youngest daughter,) Mary bint Emran (the Virgin Mary) and Asiya bint Muzahim (the wife of Pharaoh.)…

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Story of Abraham | Jannat Al Quran

Story of Abraham

Story of Abraham Abraham and Ishmael (1) The Prophet Abraham, PBUH, continued to be childless until Hagar bore him a son, Ishmael. When The Prophet Ishmael, PBUH, was still nursing, Allah SWT chose to test the faith of his beloved Abraham and commanded him to take Hagar and Ishmael to a barren valley of Bakka.…

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