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  • Eesaa MaseehAS

    Eesaa MaseehAS is one of the ulu al-´azm, (those Prophets who established a new faith). He is also known as, Ibne Maryam and Roohullah. Allah Ta´aala narrates his birth in al-Quran al-Majeed:

    “…when she withdrew in seclusion from her family to a place facing East… Continue Reading

    September 20, 2014 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 2514

  • Sulaiman Nabi AS and his passing away

    Sulaiman NabiAS led a glorious life, full of blessings and bounties from Allah Ta´ala. He prayed to Allah Ta´ala to grant him a kingdom that would not befit anyone but him.

    The incident of his demise, as narrated in al-Quran al-Kareem, is imbibed with meaning and hikmah. Allah Ta´ala narrates that death came to Sulaiman NabiAS whilst he was standing with the support of his staff and overseeing a task being carried out by Jinn. Continue Reading

    September 10, 2014 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 1415

  • The Incident of the Queen of Saba

    Upon reading the letter from Sulaiman NabiAS, the queen was confused. She called her chiefs to take their counsel. A few vain chiefs suggested fighting against Sulaiman Nabi AS whilst the others left it to her to decide. Allah Ta´ala narrates this incident in al Qur’an: Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 692

  • The Ants and the Hoopoe Bird

    Sulaiman NabiAS had an army that consisted of different battalions of men, jinn, birds, and animals. They served him earnestly and accomplished for him a variety of tasks.

    One day while Sulaiman NabiAS and his army were passing through a valley, an ant saw them approaching and cried out, Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 499

  • Sulaiman Nabi AS

    Sulaiman Nabi ASwas the son and successor of Dawood Nabi AS. Allah Ta´ala mentions both of them in al-Quran:

    “And We verily gave knowledge to Dawood and Sulaiman and they said: praise be to Allah Who has preferred us above many of his believing sons”. (27: I5) Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 281

  • Saameree and his Calf

    While Musa NabiAS was on the mountain of Toor, the disbelievers amongst his tribe took advantage of his absence. An insolent man named Saameree incited the people to melt their jewellery and mould from it a statue of a calf. Ä°t is narrated that he had once seen an angel visiting earth as a messenger. He gathered the soil trodden upon by the angel and whilst molding the calf placed it in the gold due to which the calf kept making a sound. Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 264

  • Musa Nabi’sAS encouter with the Lord

    After the Pharaoh and his soldiers drowned in the sea, Musa Nabi AS set off with his followers to a safer place. During their stay in Egypt, the children of Israel were influenced by the polytheistic religion of the people there. Some of them were so inclined towards idolatrous practices that they asked Musa Nabi AS to provide an idol for them to worship: Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 274

  • Musa NabiAS and the Learned Man

    A story about Musa NabiAS is related in Sura al-Kahf. Ä°t narrates a conversation between Musa Nabi AS and Khadir. Though Musa Nabi AS was eager to learn from him, Khadir openly told him that Musa Nabi AS did not possess the patience required. The narrative is as follows:

    They (Musa Nabi AS and his companion) found a servant of Ours upon whom We had granted mercy and had given knowledge. Musa said to him, “May I follow you so that you may teach from what you have learnt?” Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 261

  • Musa NabiAS on his way to Jerusalem

    The followers of Musa NabiAS were liberated from the tyranny of the Pharaoh because they remained steadfast to Musa NabiAS. They crossed the sea with him, while the Pharaoh and his army drowned.

    It is said that the day Allah saved Musa NabiAS and his followers from the Pharaoh was the day of Ashura. Thenceforth, the Jews honoured this day by observing a fast. Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 225

  • Musa NabiAS and the Magicians – Part II

    When the Pharaoh and his followers refused to obey Musa NabiAS and comply with the will of Allah, Allah commanded Musa NabiAS to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt.

    “We revealed to Musa: “Travel with Our devotees by night. You will certainly be pursued.” (Qur’an, 26: 52) Continue Reading

    September 26, 2013 • Qesas al Anbiyah • Views: 201