Hijrah

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The Battle of Badr

The Battle of Badr took place in the blessed month of Ramadaan in the 2nd year after the Hijrah. The Battle of Badr has been referred to in the Qur’aan as the “Day of Furqaan”. Furqaan in Arabic means to separate and to distinguish because on that day, Allah clearly distinguished truth from falsehood. On that day, He gave the believers a sound victory and vanquished the hopes and aspirations of the disbelievers who were attempting to bring an end to the growing Islamic Movement. The Messenger of Allah صلى...

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The New Year

We have just recently begun a new year, in the pages of history. 2009, according to the Gregorian Calendar. And 1430, according to the Islamic Calendar. As the subject has been brought up, I want to share with you the story behind the Islamic Calendar and its importance in the life of every Muslim.