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Developing a Girl’s Self-Confidence

Praise be to Allah At the age of two, a child starts to form her attitude towards the world around her. Some developmental psychologists think that the sense of self-confidence is one of the first of these attitudes and the strength of these feelings at age 2 depends on the kind of care that the… Continue reading Developing a Girl’s Self-Confidence

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Maintaining the Orphan’s Property

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 220 Ayah 220 features yet another question in a series of several posed by the Companions radhiAllahu ‘anhum. This question relates to the combining of the cost of maintenance of orphans. Since there was general lack of carefulness about the rights… Continue reading Maintaining the Orphan’s Property

Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Prophet’s First Trade Journey and Meeting with Buhaira

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 When the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam turned 12, Abu Talib planned a trade journey to Syria. However, he was reluctant to be distanced from his beloved nephew, so he… Continue reading Prophet’s First Trade Journey and Meeting with Buhaira

Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Baby Muhammad, Under the Care of Mother and Grandfather

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11  After the splitting of the Prophet’s chest, his nurse Haleema got terrified and feared for his well-being. She decided it was best to return the little boy to his family. In the Lap… Continue reading Baby Muhammad, Under the Care of Mother and Grandfather

Books · Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

The Incident of Splitting of the Prophet’s Chest

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 One day little Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was playing with his foster brothers when Angel Jibreel [Gabriel] ‘alayhi salaam descended, laid him on the ground, and split his chest. He then took out his heart… Continue reading The Incident of Splitting of the Prophet’s Chest

Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Baby Muhammad in the Lap of Haleema Sa’adia

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 It was the custom of the city-dwelling Arabs to send their infants away from the diseases and polluted air of the city to the outskirts. They believed that the children raised in villages were strong and healthy.… Continue reading Baby Muhammad in the Lap of Haleema Sa’adia

Books · Knowing the Prophet · Seerah · Tajjaliyat e Nabuwat

Prophet Ibraheem’s Migration to Makkah

Part 1 | Part 2 When the Muslims stopped educating themselves on their rich Islamic History, they fell for whatever was presented to them. Muslims are to be blamed for leaving education behind and engaging in worldly pleasures. For many of us the goal is to make a good living and for that as long as you… Continue reading Prophet Ibraheem’s Migration to Makkah