Battle of Badr

In retrospect, Badr wasn’t an ordinary day in the lives of the Muslims but more importantly it was a display of Allahs nusrat (assistance). Such a display that left behind a deep rooted impression of Muhammed connection with his creator. On the one side was an army with more than a 1000 fully equipped men, confident in their numbers and armed to the teeth. And on the other side was an army of 313 men and youth, ill equipped using sticks and … [Read more...]

al Israa and Mi’raaj (Ascension)

“Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsaa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing”. [Surah al-Israa/17, v:01] This verse talks about the most remarkable miracles of Muhammad (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam), the night journey (Israa). This journey, which is usually known as Mi’raaj which comes from an Arabic word that literally means … [Read more...]