Prophet Muhammad gets the Permission to Migrate

The advent of Islam and the concept of One Allah was a direct threat to the Arab society, culture and politics of the tribal leaders of Makkah. They had uses all their means to discourage the Prophet from spreading the words of Islam. But so far they had all but failed. Finding no other way […]

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Preparation and Planning Behind The Hijrah

Prophet Muhammad had the most amount of trust on Allah (S) but that did not mean he would simply put his trust on Allah (S) and then hope for the best. He has been planning an emigration to Madina for almost two years, and nothing had been left to chance. He had planned his journey […]

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Why Madina?

What are some of the wisdom behind behind choosing Madina as the city to migrate to? There are many advantages of of Madina over the other cities. Here we look at few of those advantages and Allah (S) knows best.

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Realization of the need to emigrate

After the death of his uncle and protector Abu Talib, Prophet Muhammad had been living in a very precarious situation. His own tribe had abandoned him and he was living under the protection of Mut’im ibn ‘Adi, who was from another tribe and a very elderly man. The Prophet realises that he needs to leave […]

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The Night Journey and the Ascension – Al-Isra Wal-Mi’raj

After most traumatic experiences that the Prophet experienced in the year of the sorrow, Allah (S) gifted him with one of the greatest miracles of all time.

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The Incident of Ta’if

Life became so difficult in Makkah that after 10 years, Prophet Muhammad began thinking of leaving the city. He went to the nearby city of Ta’if to see if they can accept him and his message. What happened in Ta’if made it the worst day of his life .

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The Year of the Sorrow

Three great calamities befall one after another on Prophet Muhammad .

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Conversion of Hamza and Umar and The Incident of the Boycott

The situation of the Muslims changes with the conversion of two men – Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib and Umar ibn Al-Khattab. The leaders of the Quraish feel really threatened at these and pressures the protector of Prophet Muhammad for the last time. Abu Talib, the uncle and protector of Prophet Muhammad remains by his nephew. […]

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Second Migration to Abyssinia

The leaders of the Quraish sends two men to Abyssinia, their mission was to convince the King to send back the migrated Muslims. However the ruler of Abyssinia turns out to be a just man, who opted to listen to the both sides before making his decision.

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Torture and Prosecution of the Muslims

The early Muslims face mounting torture and prosecution in the hands of the Quraish. They start mocking and ridiculing the Prophet in public and also start spreading false accusations and rumors against him.

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