Hijrah-of-the-prophet | Afa Saeed Zakariya

Hijrah, also spelled Hejira or Hijra (“Migration” or “Emigration”), Latin Hegira, the Prophet Muhammad’s migration (622 CE) from Mecca to Medina in order to escape persecution. The date represents the starting point of the Muslim era. Muhammad himself dated his correspondence, treaties, and proclamations after other events of his life. It was ʿUmar I, the second caliph, who in the year 639 CE introduced the …

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Week 4 youthful-Life-Of-Prophet-Muhammad|Duktur Awal

Muhammad went through the difficulties of orphanhood in his childhood with the support of his high-spirited grandfather, Abdul Muttalib, and his affectionate uncle, Abu Talib. It seems that the heart-rending pains of orphan hood must have severely tormented his pure delicate soul. It is logical to believe that these sufferings …

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With worldwide chaos and tribulation and increasing attacks on the foundations of religion itself, it is not surprising to hear of a crisis of faith—we may be having doubts ourselves. Is faith naturally congruent with our intellect or does skepticism and introspection erode it? How do we develop strength in …

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