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Shahadat of Sons of Hazrat Muslim Bin 'Aqil (A.S.) - 22 Dhu Al-Hijjah

Hazrat Muslim had taken with him his two sons Muhammad and Ibraheem. After Hazrat Muslim was killed, Muhammad and Ibraheem were also arrested and put into a dungeon. It is said that Muhammad was just 8 years old and Ibraheem was 10 years old. On the 20th of Dhul-Hajj (60AH), when the jailer came to give the children their evening meal, he saw them saying their prayers. The jailer waited. When the boys had finished their prayers, he asked them who they were. When the jailer learnt that they were the sons of Muslim Ibne Aqil and the grandsons of Hazrat Ali, he let them escape. The children came out of the prison.

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Eid-e-Mubahila - 24 Dhu Al-Hijjah

The Historical Occasion of the Triumphant Victory of Islam over Christianity

During his stay in Madina, the Holy Prophet (SAW) had sent letters to the heads of different countries inviting them to Islam. One such letter was addressed to the Christians of Najaran. It read: "In the Name of the God of Ibrahim, Ishaaq and Ya'qub. This letter is from Muhammad, the Prophet and Messenger of Allah to the Asqaf (Bishop) of Najran. Praise be to the God of Ibrahim, Ishaaq and Ya'qub. I invite you to worship Allah instead of (His) servants. I invite you to come out of the rule of the servants of Allah and into the rule of Allah Himself."

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What is Islam?

Islam is one of the major world religions. Every fifth person on the face of this earth is a Muslim. Muslims are found in the Middle East, in north, west and east Africa, in Asia and Eastern Europe. In modern times, Muslims are found in large numbers in Western Europe, the Americas and Australia through immigration as well as conversion. Recent statistics show that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the USA. With the vast world turning into a "global village," such a wide-spread religion followed by over a billion people indeed deserves a careful study

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