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Monthly Archives: January 2007

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THUS TOLD PROPHET MUHAMMAD( SAS) THE STORY OF THREE MEN

Abu ‘Abdu’r-Rahman ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab said, “I heard the Messengerof Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, say, “Three men of thepast were travelling and took refuge for the night in a cave. They enteredit and a rock fell down the mountain and blocked the entrance. They said,‘The only thing that will rescue […]

WHO IS THE SRTONGEST MAN?

Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah blesshim and grant him peace, said, “The strong man is not the one who throwspeople in wrestling. The strong man is the one who has control of himselfwhen he is angry.” [Agreed upon]

THUS TOLD PROPHET MUHAMMAD( SAS) A STORY OF A YOUNG BOY

Suhayb reported hat the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless himand grant him peace, said, “Among those before you there was a king whohad a sorcerer. When he was old, he said to the king, ‘I am old, so sendme a lad to whom I can teach sorcery.’ He sent him a lad for him […]

THUS SAID PROPHET MUHAMMAD (SAS)- 1

Abu Zayd Usama ibn Zayd ibn Haritha, the client of the Messengerof Allah, one he loved and the son of one he loved, said, “A daughter ofthe Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, sent a message tohim saying, ‘One of my sons is dying, so come.’ He sent his greetings toher and […]

DO YOU WANT TO STAY AWAY FROM SINS?

DO YOU WANT TO STAY AWAY FROM SINS? A man came to Imam Hussain (a.s.)and said, “I frequently disobey Allah and cannot prevent myself fromsins; therefore, please, give me an advice O son of the Prophet so thatI may keep away from sins.” Imam: “Do five things and then commit sins as much as you […]

Imam Hussain (a.s) in the Battlefield to offer the greatest sacrifice

ImamHussain in the Battlefield to offer the greatest sacrifice Imam Hussain wentto the battlefield wearing the Prophet’s robe and turban. Imam Hussain first preached to hisenemies, the love of God, the obedience to the Holy Prophet and abstinence from vice andwickedness, and at last asked the people: “Why do you killme?”, “Did I commit any […]

The Excellences of the Imam Husayn( A.S)

The Excellences of the ImamHusayn in Sunni Hadith Tradition M. Ayoub University of Toronto Al-Serat, Vol XII (1986) HUMAN history may be seen as a record of the eternal strugglebetween right and wrong, virtue and vice, good and evil, and righteousnessand wickedness. This struggle was decreed by God when Adam, anearthly creature, was sent to […]

Imam Husain(a.s) ( Grand son of Prophet Muhhamad(sas)) Martyrdom

Preface The following pages are based on a report of an Address which I deliveredin London at an Ashura Majlis on Thursday the 28th May, 1931 (Muharram1350 A.H.), at the Waldorf Hotel. The report was subsequently correctedand slightly expanded. The Majlis was a notable gathering, which met atthe invitation of Mr. A. S. M. Anik. […]

The Alchemy of Happiness – CHAPTER IV-THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE NEXT WORLD- By the great Sufi Saint and Scholar of Islam by Hujjatu-l-Islam Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, rahimah-Ullah

CHAPTER IV THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE NEXT WORLD As regards the joys of heaven and the pains of hell which will follow this life, all believers in the Qur’an and the Traditions are sufficiently informed. But it often escapes them that there is also a spiritual heaven and hell, concerning the former of which Allah […]