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Medina Media Gallery – Centre for Research and Studies in Medina


Another must visit place in Medina. It is located to the north of Masjid e Nabawi in a building known as Dawoodiah Centre . It is around 20 minutes walking distance from Roza e Rasool sallallahu alayhe wasallam. It has an amazing miniature model of the present day Masjid e Nabawi showing the exact no of pillars, the name of the important pillars as well as the location of the mimbr and the mehrab and the Riadh ul Jannah. It also displays what it is like inside the Green Dome, showing the walls, the lead underground barrier in the shape of a circle as well as the location of the Roza e Rasool, Abu Bakr and Umar (ra)

This centre also contains a beautifully detailed model of the battle of uhud and trench so absolutely amazing that you will feel like you are right there in the battle field. It  also has models of the original design of the Masjid  Nabawi as it was in the first year of hijra, after change of qibla and after the expansion. However these models are very simple clay models, unlike the beautifully detailed  models in Darul Medina Museum. This museum is a MUST visit. It is an enlightening time travel experience!

Another important model was that of Jannatual Baqi. There was some models of the important Masajids as well.

Outside the Medina Media Gallery… aka Centre for Research and Studies in Al Medina

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Chart showing the inside of the sacred chamber  – the Roza e Rasool (s)

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Another chart showing the out side grill and the location of the resting place of Prophet Muhammad s, Abu Bakr and Umar (r). In order to keep it different from the square shaped Kabah, Umar bin Abdul Aziz had a wall made around it with a triangle at the bottom side, so it does not stay in the shape of  a square, resembling the Kaabah.

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Miniature model of the current Masjid e Nabawi, showing the out grills of the sacred chamber, the room of Fatima to the left, the mimbar, the mehrab, and the pillars.

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The best example is of our Prophet (s)~ said Ali ibn Abi Talib


But the best example for you is that of our Holy Prophet.Follow him sincerely and faithfully.He is the greatest leader for those who require a leader and the best teacher for those who want to achieve self-respect. Among His creatures, Allah most likes him,who obeys His Prophet and follows in his footsteps.~ Ali ibn Abi Talib

Nahjul Balagha, Sermon 163, pg 376.

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Facebook Event Response:Signs of Love for Prophet Muhammad (s)



The Draw Muhammad Day Event organized by a facebook user has hurt the feelings of all the Muslims all over the world. Some Muslims however go to the extreme in displaying their anger and venting it out in the form of destruction, threats and violence. However, this is not the right way a Muslim should behave.

The reason why we are in this situation in the first place, where any tom dick or harry can insult our religion and our religious symbols and blaspheme against the Prophet Muhammad  despite the fact that there are  billions of Muslims all over the world, but they don’t have any say or power or might? This is because we are Muslim only in name and not following the Quran and Sunnah in our lives.

So in response to the Draw Muhammad Day, first of all we should develop a true love of our Prophet Muhammad (s) by not only claiming to love him, but by following his teachings and applying his sunnah in our lives and we should propagate the true message of Islam and the right and the correct picture of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (s)

The following article is is very good and we should see and check our selves if we truly love our Prophet (s) or not…

Source: Al Khalis Blog

Signs of Love for Prophet Muhamamd (s)

1. Studying seerah

2. Studying Hadith

3. Propogating what he has brought

4. His (S.A.W) mission becomes your mission as well and feel the pain what he had felt during his mission

5. Following sunnah in everyday life

6. Hating bidats and people of bidats

7. Wants to be his(S.A.W) companion in jannah

8. Wish to be with him during this life

9. Loving those things which the prophet love

10. Hating those things which the prophet hate

11. Loving those who love prophet and his sunnah

12. Hating those who hate his sunnah.

13. Defending him(S.A.W) and his mission when attacked by Kuffar

14. Clearing the misconception among the nonmuslims

15. Believing in what he has brought and believing in his miracles.

16. Discussing with your family about his seerah and derived lessons from his(S.A.W) life & sending Durood-o-salam on him(S.A.W)

17. Following what he wishes and recommended for his ummah but not made compulsory inorder to avoid difficiulty for his ummah

18. Keeping away from those things which he(S.A.W) warned his ummah.

19. Studying the life of his(S.A.W) companions as an exmple of how they love him and what was the affect on them of his(S.A.W) company

20. Competing eachother in following a sunnah, teaching children about sunnah.

21. Sending durrod on fridays and at the time of Azan and when his name was taken(S.A.W).

How to develop his(S.A.W) Love

1. Studying seerah
2. Studying Hadith
3. Propogating what he has brought and feel the pain what he had felt during his mission
4. Following sunnah in everyday life, Competing eachother in following a sunnah, teaching children about sunnah
5. Discussing with your family about his seerah and derive lessons from his(S.A.W) life.
6. By knowing how much he cared for his ummah
7. By knowing how much he suffered for his ummah

Why to develop his(S.A.W) love

1. He cared for us a lot
2. He(S.A.W) suffered for us a lot
3. He(S.A.W) wants best for us
4. Dont want to place us in difficulty
5. Loving him(S.A.W) is a part of religion.

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What You Should Know about Prophet Muhammad (s)..


Muhammad was the name of the Last Prophet of Islam. It is an Arabic word which comes from the root word H-M-D which means “Praise” Thus the word Muhammad means ” The Most praised” and Prophet Muhammad (saw) in reality is the most praised and the most respected personality of all times.

Every Muslim on hearing the name of Prophet Muhammad (saw), due to their deep love and respect praises him by saying ” Sallalahu Alaihe Wasallam” which mean “May peace be upon him”. Never is the name of Muhammad (saw) written without the short form of this phrase written next to it. No man in history can ever come close to the status of Muhammad (saw). Muhammad is also the most common (first, last & family) name in the world.15 million people are estimated to bear this name.

“My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world’s most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels.”
(M.H. Hart, THE 100: A Ranking Of The Most Influential Persons In History, New York, 1978)

“As regards all the standards by which Human Greatness may be measured, we may well ask, IS THERE ANY MAN GREATER THAN HE?”
(Alphonse de Lamar tine, HISTOIRE DE LA TURQUIE, Paris,1854,Vol.II)

Diwan Chand Sharma wrote
Muhammad was the soul of kindness, and his influence was felt and never forgotten by those around him.” (D.C. Sharma, THE PROPHETS OF THE EAST, Calcutta, 1935)
Reverend Bosworth Smith remarks,

“Head of the State as well as the Church, he was Caesar and Pope in one; but he was Pope without the Pope’s pretensions, and Caesar without the legions of Caesar, without a standing army, without a body guard, without a police force, without a fixed revenue. If ever a man had the right to say that he ruled by a right divine, it was Muhammad, for he had all the powers without their supports. He cared not for all the dressings of power. The simplicity of his private life was in keeping with his public life.”

Have you tried to learn more about Muhammad (saw) .. the truth .. the reality? not the negative propagation of the media??

His father died before he was born and his mother died when he was only six. He was then raised by his grandfather and later by his uncle. He married a 40 year old widowed woman when he was only 25 years of age. Still with his first wife, at the age of 40, he was visited by the Angel Gabriel who announced that he was Rasul Allah, the Apostle of God…Read the full biography of Prophet Muhammad (saw) written by various authors.
Sealed Nectar – Life History of Muhammad (saw)

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Facebook Response: Live Lecture on Muhammad (s)


You are invited to attend A Special Session on
Muhammad Rasulullah s.a.w
Mamulaat O Mu’amalaat
By
Dr. Farhat Hashmi

Thursday, 20th of May, 2010 insha’ Allah!
Timings: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm (PST)
Venue:  58 Nazim-uddin Road, F-8/4 Islamabad, Pakistan
or

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In response to the Facebook Event on Prophet Muhammad (s)


The Facebook event of a competition of drawing caricatures of Prophet Muhammad (s) is yet another proof of the West’s double standards of ‘Freedom of Expression’

While it is considered ‘Freedom of expression’ to make fun of and ridicule the Prophet of Islam by drawing him and depicting him in ways which are not only blasphemous but also hurt the sentiments of Muslims all over the world, it is completely legitimate for the west to charge people with ‘Anti-Semitism’ and their behaviour which tops their double standards is the Hijab Ban.

So where is freedom of expression of a Muslim Woman to wear what she wants to wear!!?? Whether it be a hijab or a veil or an abaya??!! How come she doesn’t have freedom of expression.

What If I were to start a competition on Facebook on Anti Semitism? What will be reaction?But I am not going to do such a thing, because this is not the Islamic way to respond and neither is a boycott of facebook a solution.

The solution is to wage a Jihad of the digital pen and media by posting as much authentic information about Prophet Muhammad (s) as possible on facebook and elsewhere on the web. This way we can present the true picture and character of Muhammad (s) and give the world the reason to respect and honor this noble man.

Unfortunatley for me, Pakistani Government in a drastic measure as a protest has banned Facebook due to this competition. So it is upto the Muslims in other countries to fight this battle on the media.

I will be posting InshaAllah videos and links to the authentic information about our beloved Prophet Muhammad May peace be upon Him.

Prophet Muhammad (s) has been mentioned in all religious scriptures and is a man who must be honored and respected by all faiths be they Christians, Jews or Hindus. Watch Prophet Muhammad (s) in Word Religious Scriptures by Dr.Zakir Naik.

Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) in world Religious Sacred Scriptures – Dr. Zakir Naik:


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