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Zayd al-Khayl

– alim December 29, 2022 People are made up of basic “metals” or qualities. The best of them in Jahiliyyah are the best of them in Islam, according to a hadith of the Prophet. Here are two pictures of a noble companion–one during his life in Jahiliyyah and the other

Can our Deeds Benefit the Dead?

December 29, 2022 – hadithoftheday بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ The reward will be extended to every person you wish to extend it to without distinction. This is an issue which scholars have debated since the earliest days of Islamic scholarship. Mullā ʿAlī Al-Qārī [d. 1014 H]

Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman

– alim December 27, 2022 “If you wish you may consider yourself among the Muhajirin or, if you wish, you may consider yourself one of the Ansar. Choose whichever is dearer to you.” With these words, the Prophet, peace be upon him, addressed Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman when he met

Proactive Women and the Prophet ﷺ

– hadithoftheday December 27, 2022 A group of women from the tribe of Ghifar approached the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (peace be upon him) to seek his permission to tend to the wounded during the battle of Khaybar. The Prophet ﷺ welcomed their request, giving them permission, stating, “By the