The Torchbearers of Islam

Every family has that shelf in the living room or family room or basement that’s home to a row of books collecting dust. Whether it’s a story from childhood the family thoroughly enjoyed a…

The Impact of Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) Message

The state of the world before the arrival of our beloved Prophet (saw) is known as Jahiliyah. Jahiliyah literally translates to ‘Ignorance’ in English, but also refers to Arabian society before Islam.…

The Compilation of the Holy Qur’an

From the Prophet’s lips to our books today It’s important to understand that the Qur’an literarily means ‘recitation’ from the word qira’a; it is basically what was revealed to Prophet Muhammad …

The Muslims after the Prophet's Death

“You will die and they will die, and Muhammad (SAW) is but a Messenger; of a surety, all Messengers before him have passed away. If then, he die or be slain, will you turn back on your heels? Whosoeve…

The Death of Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was in grave condition. Soon after his last sermon, he was so weak that he could not move. He appointed Abu Bakr to lead the prayers in his place (a wise forethought, for Abu Ba…

The Final Sermon

The year 10 A.H. was one of the most significant years of the Islamic calendar. Leaders and tribes that one could have never imagined would show the least bit of acceptance towards Prophet Muhammad (S…

The Battle of Tabuk

They did not wish to strive in Allah’s way with their wealth and their selves; and they said (to the others), “Do not go in the heat”. Say (O Muhammad), “The fire of Hell is fi…

The Battle of Hunayn

The tribes of the Hawazin and Thaqif were of the final few tribes that did not accept the message of Islam in Mecca and they fought against Prophet Muhammad (SAW) . The battle took place during the mo…

The Conquest of Mecca

After Muslims were hassled by the Quraysh on their way to Mecca to perform the umrah, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) decided that it was time to take diplomatic action. The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah was composed,…