Death Of A Great Friend

Death Of A Great Friend

When the Muslims Met the Byzantines in Battle: the Story of Jaʿfar ibn. Abī Ṭālib Since the dawn of Islam when the Prophet Muhammad (ṣ) first received revelation from Allah, the world was hostile towards him (ṣ) and Allah’s religion. From the beginning of his...
Miʿrāj: Journey of a Beloved Servant

Miʿrāj: Journey of a Beloved Servant

z  سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَىٰ بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلًا مِّنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الْأَقْصَى الَّذِي بَارَكْنَا حَوْلَهُ لِنُرِيَهُ مِنْ آيَاتِنَا ۚ إِنَّهُ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْبَصِيرُ   “Immaculate is He who carried His servant on a journey by night from...
Choosing Friends Wisely

Choosing Friends Wisely

Indeed, people are heavily influenced by the company they keep. Friends can either influence each other to make good decisions or they can drag one another down to do unspeakable actions. How many times have we seen people who commit crimes say, their friends...
The Month Of Mercy

The Month Of Mercy

The following is a compilation of excerpts of Prophet Muḥammad’s (ṣ) sermon in welcoming the month of Ramaḍān: “O people, indeed the month of Allah has approached you with blessings, mercy and forgiveness. In the eyes of Allah, it is the best of all months, its days...
Sayyidah Fāṭimah az-Zahrāʾ (ʿa)

Sayyidah Fāṭimah az-Zahrāʾ (ʿa)

Your heart shook as they hammered on your door O Fāṭimah what your father warned is now in store The daughter of God’s Prophet (ṣ), a mercy to all humankind Do you see what the love of power has done to their minds The Noble Prophet (ṣ) said: “Surely God is angered...
The Two Weighty Things

The Two Weighty Things

This article has been compiled with the help of the following scholars: Syed Abbas Razavian, Shaykh Salim YusufAli, Shaykh Usama AbdulGhani, and Moulana Zaki Baqri. May Allah reward them and accept their efforts in the way of the Ahl al-Bayt (ʿa). Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ)...
The Return Of The Awaited

The Return Of The Awaited

Porseman is a textual compilation of Islamic questions and and answers that are commonly asked by university students and relate to many of the issues that we face in society today. They have been addressed by a prominent Islamic scholar to give a holistic and...
The Prophet’s Gift

The Prophet’s Gift

For years Muslims struggled with the polytheists of Mecca. The Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ) fled to the city of Medina, north of Mecca in 622 A.D to escape a conspiracy to assassinate him. Soon thereafter, the Meccan polytheists made several attempts to attack the Prophet...
Keeping One’s Promises

Keeping One’s Promises

“O’ you who believe, stand by your contracts (and obligations)…” Noble Qurʾān 5:1 We have been commanded by Allah to fulfill our obligations: we are meant to be people who honor a trust given to us. Part of honoring a trust is the covenant we have made with our...