We go back in history to 1862 where a young boy of a poor household was born in a town controlled by the Uthmany Khilafa. This young man was brought under the care and tutelage of one of the Shuyookh in his home town when he was at the ripe age of 16 after the death of his father. Read more..
Ghazi Anwar Pasha is among those great mujahideen of Turkey, who spent his entire life in fighting against the enemies of Islam. He finally achieved shahadat while fighting against the Russians. A day before his shahadat, he mailed a letter written to his wife Read more..
Bismillahir Rahman ar-Raheem
” They arise from [their] beds; they supplicate their Lord in fear and aspiration, and from what We have provided them, they spend. And no soul knows what has been hidden for them of comfort for eyes as reward for what they used to do.” (As-Sajdah) Read more..
“Let there arise out of you a group of people inviting to all that is good (Islam), enjoining Al-Ma`ruf (i.e., Islamic Monotheism and all that Islam orders one to do) and forbidding Al-Munkar (polytheism and disbelief and all that Islam has forbidden). And it is they who are the successful.” (3:104)
Shining its rays on the River Nile, the sun began hiding behind the trees after a long day. Tired shepherds were now heading home with their flock. A young boy Read more..
“The great Syrian scholar Abu Sulayman ad-Darani once said: “I walk out of my home, and my eyesight doesn’t fall on anything around me except that I see in it either a blessing from Allah or a warning from Him.” Read more..
Sultan Murad IV, the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1623-1640, would often anonymously go into the midst of the people to see their state. One evening, he felt an uneasiness in himself and the urge to go out. He called for his head of security and out they went. Read more..
Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah
Ali bin Abi Talib (radi Allahu anhu) said: “The relation of patience to iman is like the relation of the head to the body. If the head is chopped off the body becomes useless.” Read more..
Mustafa Hulusi was a soldier who fought in the War of the Dardanelles (1915-1916), in the last few years of the Uthmani Khilafah. Since his early childhood he had taken care Read more..
By Yvonne Ridley
I FEEL very uncomfortable about the pop culture which is growing around some so-called Nasheed artists. Of course I use the Read more..
By Abu Sulayman
A survivor of the horrific Qala-i-jangi massacre of 2001, Abu Sulayman al-lrlandi (John Walker Lindh) Read more..