Building the Ark
Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allah exalt his mention, chose a place outside the city, far from the sea. He collected wood and tools and began working day and night to build the ark. The people's mockery continued: "O Nooh! Does carpentry appeal to you more than prophethood? Why are you building an ark so far from the sea? Are you.. More
The disbelievers remain ignorant
Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allaah exalt his mention, firmly continued his efforts in calling his people to the way of Allah Almighty. The rulers were tired of Nooh's arguments. Allah, the Exalted, related their attitude in the following verses (which mean): "They said: 'O Nooh! You have disputed [i.e., opposed] us.. More
Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allaah exalt his mention, was one of the prominent Prophets whom Allah Almighty sent to guide people to His Path - that of Monotheism. Ibn 'Abbas, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam said: "The period between Adam and Nooh was ten centuries." [Al-Bukhari]
After they plotted to kill the she-camel, the disbelievers among the people of Prophet Salih, may Allaah exalt his mention, began to watch her closely, observing all her movements. As she came to drink from the well, Masrai, the man who volunteered to kill her, shot her in the leg with an arrow. She tried to escape but was hampered by the arrow. Qudar,.. More
After the destruction of 'Aad, the people of Prophet Houd, may Allaah exalt his mention, Thamood, the people of Prophet Salih, may Allaah exalt his mention,succeeded them in power and glory. They, like their predecessors, fell to idol-worshipping. As their material wealth increased so, too, did their evil ways, while their virtue decreased. Like the.. More
Prophet Ibraheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, was born in Iraq. His father, whose name was Aazar, would carve idols from wood and sell them to the idol worshippers. Prophet Ibraheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, led his life in continuous struggle to comprehensively establish Islam. He is mentioned with praiseworthy titles in the Quran which help.. More
Ayyoob is tested through his health
After failing to make Ayyoob, may Allaah exalt his mention, give up his worship of Allah after destroying his wealth and children, Iblees (Satan), may Allah curse him, called on Allah: "O my Lord! Ayyoob's wealth is gone, his children are dead, but he is still healthy in body, and as long as he enjoys good health.. More
Imam Ibn Ishaq, may Allaah have mercy upon him, stated that Prophet Ayyoob's full name was Ayyoob, Ibn (son of) Mose, Ibn Razeh, Ibn Esau, Ibn Isaac (Ishaq), Ibn Abraham (Ibraheem), may Allaah exalt the mention of them all. Others stated that he was Ayyoob, Ibn Mose, Ibn Rimil, Ibn Esau, Ibn Isaac (Ishaq, Ibn Jacob (Ya'qoob), may Allaah.. More
Prophet Luut, may Allah exalt his mention, left Egypt, accompanied by his uncle Ibraaheem, may Allah exalt his mention, and headed to the city of Sodom in Palestine, which was on the western shore of the Dead Sea.
This city was filled with evil. Its residents waylaid, robbed and killed travellers. Another common evil among them was that their men used.. More
All perfect praise is due to Allah; I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger; may Allah exalt his mention, as well as his family and all his companions.
Allah Says (what means): “There was for [the tribe of] Saba’ in their dwelling place a sign: two [fields of] gardens on the.. More
Allah Almighty revealed in the Quran (what means): "And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels: 'Indeed, I will make upon the earth a successive authority.' They said: 'Will You place upon it one who causes corruption therein and sheds blood, while we declare Your praise and sanctify You?' He [Allah] said: 'Indeed, I know that.. More
On earth, Aadam, may Allah exalt his mention, had to face conflict and struggle. No sooner had one ended than another began. He also had to toil to sustain himself. He had to protect himself with clothes and weapons and protect his wife and children from wild beasts. Above all, he had to struggle with the spirit of evil. Iblees (Satan), the cause of.. More
Adam Dwells in Paradise
Allah commanded Aadam, may Allah exalt his mention, to dwell in Paradise, Saying (what means): "…‘O Aadam! Dwell, you and your wife, in Paradise and eat therefrom in [ease and] abundance from wherever you will. But do not approach this tree, lest you be among the wrongdoers.'" [Quran: 2:35]
The location.. More
While Maryam (Mary), may Allah exalt her mention, was praying in her place of worship, an angel in the form of a man appeared before her. Filled with terror, she tried to flee, praying (what means): "…'Indeed, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you, [so leave me], if you should be fearing of Allah.' He said: 'I am only the messenger.. More
Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, was one of the prominent Prophets of Allah, may Allah exalt their mention, who are well known in the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. His story, which is an interesting one, is mentioned in the Noble Quran.
Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, inherited his prophethood and dominion from his father.. More
Building the Ark Prophet Nooh (Noah), may Allah exalt his mention, chose a place outside the city, far from the sea. He collected wood and tools and began working day and night to build the ark. The people's...More