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Zaid ibn Su`nah was one of the very notable Jewish scholars of Madinah and lived at the time of the prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam – May Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) in Madinah. The following story about him is narrated by Abdullah ibn Salaam (may Allah be pleased with him) who was […]

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The following is extracted from Iqrasense.com’s publication, Jesus – The Prophet Who Didn’t Die.The story is based on the events as stated in the Quran and elaborated by other narrations by Ibn Kathir in his book “Stories of the Prophets by ibn Kathir.” Beliefs surrounding the events of the death of Jesus differ between Christians […]

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Jesus – The Prophet who didn’t die The detailed account of the death of Jesus Christ (Prophet Eesa, peace by upon him) is provided in detail by the Noble Quran along with an account of his birth, miracles, and his ascent to the heavens before his alleged crucifixion. The following are excerpts from the book […]

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The following sheds light on the origin of the Muslim greeting “Assalamu Alaikum” (peace be upon you.) The Prophet said, “Allah created Adam in his image, sixty cubits (about 30 meters) in height. When He created him, He said (to him), ‘Go and greet that group of angels sitting there, and listen what they will […]

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Quranic Reflections – Pondering over the Last Verses of Surah Yaseen

November 4, 2014

These verses of the Quran were revealed at the time when non-believers of Makkah asked the Holy Prophet that how could they become alive after they die. In these verses, Allah asks these people how they came into being for the first time. Allah mentions that it is not difficult for Him to do such […]

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Ashura of Muharram – A Shia and Sunni Muslim Observance

October 24, 2014

10th of Muharram (the day of Ashura / Ashoora) is observed as an important day by both Sunni and Shia Muslims – however, for different reasons. Most scholars believe that Ahsura is named as such because of “tenth” of Muharram (ten is translated as “Ashara” in the Arabic language) Sunni Muslims look at Ashura as […]

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