“O Prophet, Allah is sufficient for you, and the believers who followed you.” [Qur’an 8:64]
This is the approximate site where the house of Arqam (RA) used to be located. It was near the gate of mount Safa.
Arqam ibn Abi Arqam was one of the early converts to Islam. Arqam’s house was chosen as a meeting point as it was behind the Safa hill and therefore obscure to the pagans and chieftains around the Ka’bah and it was also easily accessible from the house of Khadija (RA) where the Prophet (peace be upon him) lived. Continue reading Places to Visit in Makkah – The House of Arqam (RA)→
So … I have decided to write a book, insha Allah. It is on the topic of the Sacred / Historical Sites in Makkah and Madina. The book is aimed at young readers and will be told as a story of 3 young people on an epic Journey through the holy lands of Makkah and Madina.
The first book is currently called “The Young Explorers’ Adventures in Makkah”. You can find some excerpts from the first draft below:
‘When you have performed the prayer, remember God, standing and sitting and on your sides. Then, when you are reassured, observe the prayer, surely the prayer is for believers a prescription at specific times.’ [Quran 4:103]
‘On Monday, 13th October 2015 (29 Dhul Hijjah 1436 AH) many people from throughout UK have attempted to sight the crescent moon (Hilal) of Muharram after sunset.
Wifaqul Ulama announces that the Moon was not sighted anywhere in UK, South Africa or Morocco, therefore the start of Muharram 1437 is from Thursday, the 15th of October. Ashura (10th of Muharram) will correspond to Saturday the 24th of October, 2015)’ – Taken from the Wifaqul Ulama wesbsite.
Wednesday Circle | 15 Second Reminders | 03: The Qualities of the Hypocrites
Yesterday at the Circle we concluded the brief explanation of verses 1-20 of Surah Al-Baqarah.
The first 5 verses of Surah Al Baqarah deal with the Believers (Muttaqun), the next 2 verses deal with the Disbelievers (Kafiroun), and the next 13 verses deal with the Hypocrites (Munafiqun) and these are the worst of people.