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Historical Places in Makkah - Part 1

Historical Places in Makkah – Part 1

The history of Makkah dates back to the time of prophet Ibrahim (Abraham, PBUH) who, with the help of his son prophet Ismail (Ishmael PBUH), constructed Kaaba on the commandment of Allah at the location as we see today. 1,257 more words

Travel

Discussion Topic #3

The Prophet Muhammad spent three years in seclusion. He would only come home for food and drink, then return to Cave Hira. What does this exemplify about the character of Khadijah? (pg. 50-51)

The Journey of 1500 Steps

I walked back to my hotel room after offering fajr prayer in Masjid Al Haram. As I entered my room I grasped my bag, put a water bottle in it, grabbed a cap and headed out of my room. 623 more words

Islam

Cave Hira

The first verses of the Qur’an were revealed to Allah’s last Messenger saws while he was in seclusion during the month of Ramadan  in Cave Hira. 80 more words

So Close

The years are slipping away in the drudgery of routines that seem to control our very existence.  It is as if we are on auto-pilot and we cannot switch to conscious control of our lives. 1,194 more words

Islam

Farah Morley, author of 'The Spider and the Doves', talks about her book

Dear readers, Salaams and hello!

Farah Morley, the author and illustrator of an upcoming release The Spider and the Doves, has given us an exclusive account of why she wanted to work on this story and how she settled on her unique artistic style for the book below: 363 more words