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The Rise of Islam (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Hazrat Uthman (Ra) During the rule of Uthman (Ra) there were uprisings in Persia and in Byzantine Hazrar Uthman (Ra) crushed these revolts and made his grip on the territories firmer. During his rule, the Muslims...

The Rise of Islam (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Hazrat Abu Bakr (Ra)After Prophet Muhammad's (SM) demise, Abu Bakr (Ra) became the Caliph, or successor to Prophet Muhammad (SM) The first challcnge he faced was from the people who had refused to pay Zakat and...

The Rise of Islam (Part-1)

For the first three years of his Prophethood, Prophet Muhammad (SM), preached secretly to his family and relatives. Then Allah (SWT) commanded him to preach Islam publicly. The majority of the Makkans (who were pagan idolaters) were very angry and started persecuting the Muslims very...

Nabil's White Shoes (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Then Nabil sees a pair of brown shoes that look very nice. "Baba, these shoes are $27 only, can I buy them," asks Nabil. His father looks at the shoes and says, "Yes, Nabil, these shoes...

Nabil's White Shoes (Part-1)

Nabil looks into the paddy field and watches the tadpoles swimming. It is the planting season and the paddy field is flooded. Farmers arc going to remove die seedlings from the seed beds and transplant them into the flooded fields. The warm, wet climate in...

Einstein and His Driver

When Albert Einstein was on a speech tour he usually found him so It eagerly longing to get hack to his laboratory work. One night as they were driving to yet another speech and dinner, Einstein mentioned to his driver that he was tired of...

The Clever Daughter

Many years ago in a small Indian village, a former had the misfortune of owing. large sum of  money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, took a fancy to the farmer's beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain, He said...

The Trick

A young man, a student in one of the universities, was one day Caking a walk with a professor, who was commonly called the student's friend because of his kindness to his students. As they went along, they saw lying. in rite path a pair...

The Shipwreck

The only survivor of a shipwreck was cast away on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for Allah (SWT)  to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming, Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut...

Every Man for Himself

A great city was besieged, and its inhabitants were called together to consider the best means of protecting it from the enemy. A bricklayer earnestly recommended bricks as affording the best material for an effective resistance, A carpenter, with equal enthusiasm, proposed timber as a...

Four Men in the Masjid

Four men entered a masjid and each busied himself in salah, humbly prostrating before Allah (SWT) Each one said, "Allah Akhbar" after first having made his intention, and began to pray with humility.Meanwhile the Mu'adhin came in and save the call to salal.The first man...

Hale Doesn't End at Death

Two men, deadly enemies were sailing in the same vessel. Determined to keep as far apart as possible, one seated himself in the stern, and the other in the prow of the ship. A violent storm arose, and with the vessel in great danger of...

A Traditional Saying

Every man, according to an ancient legend, is born into the world with two hags suspended from his neck. One bag in front full of his neighbours' faults, and a large hag behind filled with his own faults. Hence it is that men are quick...

Dad's Blessings

A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer's showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that w r as all he wanted.As graduation day approached,...

The Mouse and the Camel

A little mouse once caught in its paws a camel's head-rope and in a spirit of emulation went off with it, Because of the nimbleness with which the camel set off along with him the mouse was duped into thinking himself a champion. The flash...

A difference at the Beach

A friend of mine was walking down a deserted bench at sunset. As he walked along, he began to see another man at a distance. As he grew nearer, he noticed that the native kept [caning down, picking something up and throwing it out into...

No One Can Be a Friend If You Know Not Whether to Trust or Distrust Him

A hound having seen a hare on the hillside pursued her for some distance, at one time biting her with his.teeth as if he would take her life,and at another fawning upon her, as it playing with another dog.The hare said to him, "I wish...

A Lion, a Python and a Mouse

A story is told about a man who was strolling among the trees in a remote African jungle. He was enjoying nature's beauty and listening to exotic birds sing while enjoying the smell of the wild jungle flowers. Suddenly, he heard the unmistakable sound of...

King Jahangir and the Baby

Jahangir was a wise and fair king. He was well loved by the people in his kingdom. Everyone knew that Jahangir would listen to their problems, no matter how small. Outside his palace there was a special bell, with a great, thick tope. Anyone who...

The Boy and the Apple Tree

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree A Little boy loved to come and play around it everyday. He would climb to the tree top, eat the apples and take a nap under the shadow... he loved the tree and the tree...