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  • Tired of unnecessary old email subscription?

    Well, my mailbox usually get cramped  with lots of unnecessary email subscriptions which i mindlessly made previously. Therefore, i just found out that rather than wasting my time to check each of these email to find the unsubscribe buttons or… Read More ›

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  • Khalifa Umar bin al-Khattab Chronology

    Umar led a very eventful life. We narrate hereunder in chronological order the main events in the life of Umar. Umar was born in Mecca around 580 A.D. He started independent business around 600 A.D. He married in the first… Read More ›

  • Umar In History

    During the ten years of his rule from 634 to 644 A.D., Umar changed the course of history. Emerging from the deserts of Arabia, the Arabs fortified with the faith of Islam overpowered the Byzantine power in the west and… Read More ›

  • Umar’s Standards Of Integrity For His Family Members

    Umar set up very high standards of integrity for himself and his family members. He took particular care to see that such standards were followed strictly. Whenever Umar issued any instructions for the people to follow, he brought home to… Read More ›

  • The Coarse Food That Umar Ate

    It is related that once ‘Utbah bin Abifarqad came to see Umar at his house. ‘Utbah was an eminent Companion. When he was announced Umar was taking his meals. ‘Utbah was asked to come in. Umar wanted ‘Utbah to share… Read More ›

  • Wives And Children Of Umar

    Before his conversion to Islam, Umar had three wives. These were: (1) Zainab bint Mazaun Jamiah; (2) Malaika bint Jarul Khuzai; and (3) Qariba bint Umayya Makhzumi. When Umar was converted to Islam, Zainab alone accepted Islam. After the Hudaybiah… Read More ›

  • When Allah Corroborated Umar

    Many instances are on record when Umar gave a particular opinion and that opinion was later on corroborated by Allah and conurmation thereof was communicated to the Holy Prophet through Gabriel. That is why the Holy Prophet repeatedly said: “God… Read More ›

  • Umar’s Gift Of Forecasting

    Umar was blessed with the gift of forecasting events by playing upon the meaning of words. When on the eve of the battle of Nihawand, the Governor of Kufa sent a messenger to Umar, he forecast the coming events by… Read More ›

  • Umar And Sufism

    In “Kashful Mahjub”, Ali Hajveri has assessed Hazrat Umar as a Sufi. The assessment of Ali Hajveri is in the following terms: “He was specially distinguished by sagacity and resolution, and is the author of many fine sayings on Sufism.”… Read More ›

  • Sayings Of Umar

    Umar was known for his great knowledge and wisdom. He often expressed his thoughts in words conspicuous for their wisdom. A number of his sayings have come down to us, and these show the depths and dimensions of his thoughts… Read More ›