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A Galance at the Life of Hazrat Abbas Ibn Ali (P.B.U.H)

A Galance at the Life of Hazrat Abbas Ibn Ali (P.B.U.H)

2014-05-31
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Abbas Ibn Ali was the son of Ali Ibn Abu Talib and Fatima binte Hizam, commonly known as Ummul Baneen. Abbas is particularly revered by Shia Muslims for his loyalty to his half-brother and third Shia Imam, Hossein (P.B.U.H.) Ibn Ali (P.B.U.H.), his r...
Salmaan Al-Faarisiy, The Seeker after Truth

Salmaan Al-Faarisiy, The Seeker after Truth

2007-08-04
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From Persia comes our hero this time, and from Persia many came to embrace Islam in the long run, and it made some of them extraordinary, unsurpassable in faith and knowledge in religion and worldly affairs. It is one of the wonders of Islam and its...

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari

2007-08-01
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“The Ghifar tribe” Jundub ibn Junadah, known as Abu Dharr al-Ghifari, was among the first persons to embrace Islam, he was one of Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) companions. Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said of him: "The earth ...

The Princess of Quraish

2007-08-01
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The people of Mecca eagerly awaited the approaching caravan. The ringing bells on the camels blended in with peoples happiness and laughter. At last, the caravan had arrived. She waited in her house feeling a sense of ambiguous sorrow. Her servant...
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