Muharram: Start of the Islamic New Year
Saturday 26th November was the beginning of the year 1433 according to the Islamic Calendar of Hijrah. It marks the first day of the month of Muharram, which is one of the four sacred months of the Islamic calendar.
The Stone of Justice
A wonderful story from the past, plainly demonstrating the significance of social justice in Islam.
Narrated by Anas (RA) I served the Prophet Mohammed (pbuh) for ten years, and he never said to me even a 'Uf' [a minor harsh word denoting impatience] and never blamed me by saying, 'Why did you do so or why didn't you do so?'[Related in Bukhari]