22.01.2014, Wednesday

Aisha, the Mother of the Believers and Teacher of Scholars

The Companions / The Prophet's Wives / Prof. Dr. Abdullah Kahraman

‘A’isha (may Allah be pleased with her) holds a unique place among the wives of the Prophet since she excelled in her knowledge and her social activities, leading the way among female scholars of jurisprudence to become the wise mother of believers.

read more

Abu Hurairah

The Companions / The Companions / M. Yaşar Kandemir, PhD

He was affiliated with the Daws branch of the tribe of Azd, yet his date of birth is not known. During the period of Ignorance, his name was recorded in various forms as Abd Shams, Abd Amr, Sukain, Amr b. Abd Ghanm. The holy Prophet (pbuh) changed his name to Abdurrahman or Abdullah.

read more 12.07.2013, Friday

The Relationship of the Companions and Prophet Muhammad in the Quran

The Companions / The Companions / Ali Galib Gezgin, PhD

The Companions, who were the first to receive the Quran when it was revealed in the 7th century, were examples, like the Prophet, both in behavior and practice for those who would come after them due to their sincere affiliation with him.

read more 05.07.2013, Friday

Fatima

The Companions / The Prophet's Household / M. Yaşar Kandemir, PhD

Fatima, who was raised and educated by the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), acquired both such personal characteristics as modesty and decency on the one hand, and his physical qualities such as the way he walked and spoke, on the other.

read more 20.06.2013, Thursday

Companions Promised Paradise (Ashara Mubashara)

One of the goals believers want to reach is entering paradise, because the Quran commands people to race to enter paradise. "Be quick in the race for forgiveness from your Lord, and for a Garden whose width is that (of the whole) of the heavens and of the earth, prepared for the righteous" (Al-i Imran 3/133).

read more 20.06.2013, Thursday

The Wives of the Prophet

The Companions / The Prophet's Wives / Betül Yılmazörnek

In Arabic, the phrase Azwaj-i-Tahirat means “the pure wives” and refers to the women to whom Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was married. Although the Prophet was married to only one woman during the Meccan period..

read more 14.06.2013, Friday

At What Age did Aisha Marry the Prophet?

The Companions / The Prophet's Wives / Reşit Haylamaz

When covering the life of Prophet Muhammad, one of the most debatable topics is that of the age of his wife Aisha when the two married. Her alleged very young age has been used in smear campaigns against the Prophet.

read more 30.12.2011, Friday

A Portrait of Umm Habiba – A Mother of the Believers

The Companions / The Prophet's Wives / Adem Apak, PhD

Given the name Ramlah at birth, she was known as Umm Habibah due to the name of her first child. She was the daughter of Abu Sufyan, a member of Banu Umayyah, one of the most important tribes of Mecca. Her mother was..

read more 23.03.2011, Wednesday

Dihya Bin Khalifa al Kalbi

The Companions / The Companions / Adem Apak, PhD

There is not enough information about the post hijra life of Dihya bin Khalifa (r.a.), who is originally from Southern Arabia and later made a home for himself around the region of Damascus as member of the Kalb tribe. What is known however.. 

read more 17.02.2011, Thursday

Ali in Sufi Culture

The Companions / The Companions / Kadir Özköse, PhD

Strong affection was shown to Ali because of the praise given to him by Prophet Muhammad. As a matter of fact, Ali was a figure who deeply affected Islamic Sufi thought. His intellect, morality, asceticism and taqwa (piety), in other words the importance he gave to religious life, have been taken as examples by Sufis.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday