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BILAL IBN RABAH

BILAL IBN RABAH

BILAL IBN RABAH (ragiy-Allahu lanhu) The First Muezzin (Prayer Caller) and the first slave convert in Islam One of the basic teachings of the religion of Islam is the unity of mankind and equality of people in the sight of Allah. In chapter 49, verse 13 of the Our’an we read what may be translated as: يُّهَا النَّاسُ اِنَّا خَلَقۡنٰكُمۡ مِّنۡ ذَكَرٍ وَّاُنۡثٰى وَجَعَلۡنٰكُمۡ شُعُوۡبًا وَّقَبَآٮِٕلَ لِتَعَارَفُوۡا‌ ؕ اِنَّ اَكۡرَمَكُمۡ...

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Khalid ibn Al-Waleed

Khalid ibn Al-Waleed

  Khalid ibn AI-Waleed “The Sword of Allah” (d. 21 A.H.) It is reported that Prophet Muhammad said, ‘The better ones of you in the Days of Ignorance are the better ones of you in Islam when they understand (the religion).” These wise words of Prophet Muhammad were best proved in the case of our hero today, Khalid ibn AI-Waleed. For, it was Khalid ibn AI-Waleed who managed to cause the defeat of the Muslim army at...

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Asma’ Bint Abu Bakr

Asma’ Bint Abu Bakr

Asma’ Bint Abu Bakr was the daughter of Abu Bakr as-Siddiq.  She was the elder sister of ‘Aisha, the mother of the believers.  She was the wife of the great companion az-Zubair Ibn al-`Awâm and the mother of `Abdullah Ibn az-Zubair.  She accepted Islam very early in Mecca. She gave pledge to the Prophet (pbuh) and firmly believed in him.   Her Noble situations during Hijrah Asmâ’ was called Zât an-Nitâqayn (the possessor...

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Abu Bakr al-Siddiq

Abu Bakr al-Siddiq

The rightly guided Caliphs, May Allah be Pleased with them, followed the steps of Messenger of Allah . Among many things, they give special attention to the poor and catered for the needy, took interest in social solidarity among the entire society’s people and exerted their utmost in saving all those in distress or in need. It is no wonder that they did so, as they were nurtured by the Messenger and learned from his purely divine...

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