There is an interesting story related about Deenaar Al-‘Ayaar. Deenaar had a righteous mother who would constantly advise him to repent for his wayward, sinful existence, but as much as she tried, her words had no positive effect on him whatsoever. Then, one day, as he was walking by a graveyard,.

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One day, a man named Habib bin Muhammad (may Allah have mercy on him), a man preoccupied with the worldly pursuits, decided to attend a gathering of al-Ḥasan Al-Baṣree (may Allah have mercy on him). While there, Habib became greatly moved by al-Ḥasan's sermon. When Habib left, he decided to re.

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<p>Muḥammad Al-Faatiḥ (Mehmed II the Conqueror - may Allah have mercy on him), a Muslim ruler during the Ottoman Empire, was known for his knowledge, bravery, justice, piety and humility. He was able to conquer Constantinople at the age of 23 years old when many before him had failed. At the end.

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When the Muslims could no longer endure the torture that was being meted out to them on a daily basis, the Messenger of Allah (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) granted them permission to migrate to Abyssinia. the Messenger of Allah (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon hi.

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‘Abdullah ibn Jud‘an, the first cousin of Abu Bakr Aṣ-Ṣiddeeq's father. in the early years of his life, ‘Abdullah ibn Jud‘an was neither successful nor happy. In fact, growing up hungry and poor, he soon became embittered by life. For solace or perhaps out of spite, he turned to evil and.

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Al-Asma‘ee reported that the ruler Ar-Rasheed once ordered for many delicacies to be prepared for him. He wanted to have a party for himself, so he had a hall decorated for him and invited the famous poet Abul-‘Ataahiyah. When the party began, Ar-Rasheed looked at Abul-‛Ataahiyah and said, .

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