Monthly Archives: January 2019

Patience the Key to Life – Patience by or without Choice!

1. Physical patience by choice, such as doing hard labor willingly. 2. Physical patience without choice, such as patiently bearing illness, beatings and extremes of heat and cold. 3. Psychological patience by choice, such as refraining from things which both … Continue reading

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Patience – A Key to Life (The Meaning and Obligation)

“…(it is righteousness…) to be firm and patient, in pain or suffering and adversity, and throughout all periods of panic. Such are the people of truth, the God-fearing.” (al-Baqarah 2:177)

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Talhah and Zubayr – Laila Nasheeba

And when he had finished burying Talhah and Zubayr he bade farewell to them with a heavy heart, a heart filled with tenderness and love. “I really hope,” he said in simple and sublime words, “that Talhah, az-Zubayr, Uthman and … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the Companions – Death of Ali and Muawiya

Muhammad bin Uqbah said that when death approached, Muawiyah said: “I wish I were an ordinary man from the Quraish living in Dhu Tuwa and that I had never been invested with authority as caliph” Muhammad bin Seereen said, “When … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions – Muawiya Ali and the Kharijites!

After the Battle of Nahrawan, many Kharijites went to Makkah and sought sanctuary in the Kaaba. However they discovered that Muawiya’s troops had come and forced the people to give allegiance to Muawiya. They remained in the Kaaba and were … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the Companions – The Raids of Muawiya!

Muawiyah organized raiding parties under different commanders, and these parties were commanded to undertake raids in the territory of Iraq all along the border. A party under the command of No’man b Bashir was asked to ravage Ayn Tamr. A … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the Companions – Muawiya’s Attack against Ali!

The game of Muawiyah was to incite the rebels of Basra to create trouble for Ali. There were many persons in Basra who were originally pro-Othman, but who had to take the oath of allegiance to Ali after the Battle … Continue reading

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