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Ramadan al-Mubarak

August 5, 2010


It was Ramadan and he (saws) was 40 years old–it was 610 CE. He was approaching the Cave of Hira (where Mecca’s hunafa often retreated). He would be in seclusion…the cave was so small that two people scarce fit.  He could see the Ka’aba down below him from the mouth of the cave.  He would […]

Oh Blessed Night…of the Miraculous Journey

July 8, 2010


Glory to (Allah) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the farthest Mosque, whose precincts We did bless,- in order that We might show him some of Our Signs: for He is the One Who heareth and seeth (all things). (Surah Al ‘Isra 17:1) It was the […]