Stories from Quran Stories

The Pious Man And His Sous

The Prophet Yaqub, or Jacob(A) was a pious man. He lived in Canaan, some thirty miles north of Jerusalem. He and his family lived in tents. He had twelve sons. Yusuf(A) was the second youngest of them. One day, Yusuf had an unusual dream, in...

The Prophet Hud (A) and the Terrible Wind

A long time ago in the land of Yemen, there was a city called Iram. Iram was a very big city. The buildings were huge. The gardens were very beautiful. The people were very rich.The people of Iram were proud. They were proud of their...

FATHER’S PATIENCE

Yaqub(AS)was a prophet blessed with many sons, Yousaf was one of Yaqub(AS) sons and his favourite. He was a beautiful and obedient young lad. The rest of his brothers grew very jealous of him and hated Yousaf & for his qualities. Early one morning, Yousaf(AS)went...

AKing Helps Out

In 615 A.D.five years after the beginning of the revelation of the Quran, a group of the Prophet's Companions, weary of daily torture and hardship, left Makkah on the Prophet's advice to seek shelter in Abyssinia (Ethiopia) with the Christian ruler, King Najashi (Negus). Under...

The Angel and the Three Men

Once the Prophet Muhammad (SM)told his Companions the story of three of the Children of Israel — a leper, a bald man and a blind man. To test the gratitude of these three poor men, Allah sent an angel to each of them To the...

The Stone Moved

The Prophet Muhammad (sm) once told a story of how three men, out for a walk in the mountains, were caught in a rainstorm. They quickly took shelter in a cave, but the entrance to it was at once blocked by a huge stone which...

An Extraordinary Experience

One  night,  as  the  Prophet  Muhammad  (SM)  slept  next  to  the  Kabah,  the  Archangel  Jibril  woke  him  and  took  him  on  a  strange,  white  winged  animal,  called  Buraq  (lightning),  from  Makkah  to  al-Aqsa  mosque  in  far  away  Jerusalem.  There  the  Prophet  Muhammad  (SM)  met  Ibrahim ...

A Visit to Madmah

When  Muhammad  (SM)  was  six  years  old,  his  mother,  Aminah,  decided  to  take  him  with  her  to  visit  his  uncles  in  Madinah,  which  was  known  at  that  time  as  Yathrib  Yathrib  was  situated  in  the  midst  of  volcanic  hills  .  in  the  Hijaz  region  of ...

Nursed in the Desert

There the babies were nursed by paid foster mothers from among the people who tended sheep. The weather in the desert, away from the city, was thought to be healthier. Aminah, the mother of the Prophet Muhammad (SM) did this also. So the little Muhammad (SM)...

Love Your Parents

After his duty towards his Lord, the first duty of an individual is towards his parents. Numerous passages in the Quran and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (SM) enjoin the believer to be good and courteous to his parents. This duty is an even greater...

The Gardens of Saba

Long long ago,before the birth of the Prophet Isa (Jesus) there lived in the ancient lands of Yemen thevery rich and powerful people of Saba,or ShebaThe largest city of the region was Marib.For about 1000 years the area became  more and more wealthy  and reached its...

The Miraculous Baby

Long long ago there lived a pious lady in Jerusalem. Her name was Hannah and her husband was Imran. She prayed to Allah for a child and vowed that the child would spend her life serving Allah. Allah heard her prayers, and she gave birth...

The Ark of Muh (A)

At long time ago, there lived a very good man. His name was the Prophet Nuh He loved Allah very much and Allah loved him. The Prophet Nuh (A) lived in a village. There were many more people living in the same village. Most of...

The Two Brothers

The Prophet Adam and his wife Hawwa had two sons. The elder son was called Habil (or Abel). The younger son’s name was Qabil (or Cain).Habil was a shepherd. Qabil was a farmer.In olden times people used to offer sacrifices to Allah. They would put...

The First Prophet, the First Man

It happened one day, a long time ago. On that day, Allah made up His mind to make the world. He made the land, the seas and the sky.There were trees and flowers growing everywhere. There were beautiful rivers. There was blue sky above. But...

Allah made them All

Allah has made all the animals, birds, insects and fish. He has made them all. Some fly. Some swim. Some creep on their tummies. Some walk on two legs. And some walk on four legs.Allah has made fish. Some fish live in the lakes. Some...

Our World

Allah made the world. He made the land, the sky and the seas. He made the land for us and it became our home.There are high mountains and deep valleys. There are green forests and dry deserts. There are lakes and rivers. Allah made them...

The Pride of fblis

Allah made Adam and Hawwa. Then He called the angels and said that He had made a man. Who was called Adam (A) And He had made a woman. Who was called Hawwa or Eve, and He wanted them to live on earth.The angels were...

The First Man

In the beginning there was nothing. Then Allah said: “Be!” and the world was made.The world is like a huge machine. It runs all the time. It never stops. And it runs very smoothly.Allah made angels. The angels are very powerful. What do the angels...

The Wise Man and the Prophet Musa(A)

During the long journey to the Promised Land, the Prophet Musa(A) lerned many lessons. One of these was from al-Khidr ("the green one").Probably an angel in the form of a man, al-Khidr had special knowledge and the power to make great changes in the affairs...