Monthly Archives: August 2020


The Hijrah: A Focal Point

The Islamic Calendar (Hijri Calendar), was first introduced by the second Rightly Guided Caliph, `Umar ibn Al-Khattab (592-644 C.E.), in an attempt to rationalize the various, at times conflicting, dating systems used during his time. This noble effort was later turned into the most appropriate reference point to the commencement of the new Muslim chronology…


Akhsar al-Mukhtasarat | Book of Jihad | Dhimmah Contract

The Dhimmah Contract – عَقْدُ اَلذِّمَّةِ وَيَجُوزُ عَقْدُ اَلذِّمَّةِ لِمَنْ لَهُ كِتَاب أَوْ شُبْهَتُهُ وَيُقَاتَلُ هَؤُلَاءِ حَتَّى يُسْلِمُوا أَوْ يُعْطُوا اَلْجِزْيَةَ, وَغَيْرُهُمْ حَتَّى يُسْلِمُوا أَوْ يُقْتَلُوا This is a contract like a citizenship contract. It is between the Muslim state and the non-Muslims. According to the Hanabilah, this is restricted to only the Ahlul Kitab (Jews and…

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