Characteristics of the Month of Rajab

The month of Rajab is one of the Arab and Islamic Hijri lunar months. The word rajab is derived from the word tarjib, which, in Arabic, indicates glorification. The reason behind this name may be the high esteem Arabs used to confer upon this month.

Muhammad’s Relationship with Nature: Faith throughout the Mission

How did the Prophet’s life in the desert fashioned him and his outlook on creation and the Creator? What did the desert, apparently devoid of life, teach him about life? How does living close to nature impact one’s faith?

First Conversions to Islam: Lessons on Steadfastness

With steadfastness and forbearance, the Prophet had gathered around him a solid core of trustworthy women and men. For a clear-cut distinction between faith in one God and the polytheism of the Quraysh…

Muhammad: The Exemplar of Coexistence and Moderation

Forgiveness, moderation, justice, and mercy are the basics of Islamic ethics which were reflected in the Prophet’s teachings and actions. Find out more.

First Muslim Community in Madinah & the Groundwork for Hijrah

Twelve people from Yathrib pledging allegiance to the Prophet that they would worship only the One God, no others, were to constitute the first Muslim community in Yathrib before hijrah.

Prophet Muhammad: A Morality Message for All Time

Equality of opportunity, mercy, justice, human rights, peaceful coexistence and respect for nature were the essence of the Prophet’s teachings he taught and conveyed again and again…