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Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah : part 2

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah (Part 2) Abu Salamah took part in the Battle of Badr and once again had the honor of fighting for Islam in the Battle of Uhud. But in this last mentioned battle Abu Usamah Jashmi wounded him seriously in the side with his spear. He underwent treatment for a month […]

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah : part 1

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah (Part 1) The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Allah has commanded me to marry only with the women of Paradise. “Umm Salamah participated in the Ridwan pledge; therefore, she deserved the Paradise. Her real name was Hind bint Abu Umayyah who became famous by the name Umm […]

What Left with a Dead Man?

What left with a dead man? [Sahih Muslim : Book 42 “Kitab Al-Zuhd wa Al-Raqa’iq”, Number 7061] Mutarrif (Radi Allah Anhu) reported on the authority of his father: I came to Allah’s Apostle (sal-allahu-alleihi-wasallam) as he was reciting: “Abundance diverts you” He said (sal-allahu-alleihi-wasallam): “The son of Adam claims: My wealth, my wealth. And he […]

A choice for the Prophet’s wives

A choice for the Prophet’s wives Adil Salahi At one point the Prophet’s wives made a joint request asking him to provide them with a better standard of living. It was not an unreasonable request, since it came after the Muslim state had enjoyed victories over its enemies and its fortunes were getting much better. […]

A Lost Sunnah : How the Prophet Behaved in his Home

A Lost Sunnah : How the Prophet Behaved in his Home Since childhood we men see our mothers and sisters working in the kitchen , doing the daily routine household chores of our home. After we grow up , we behave in the same way and like the “King who enters in his house” (and […]