Early Islamic History

  • Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad
    by: Yasin T. Al-Jibouri


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  • A Restatement of the History of Islam and Muslims
    by: Sayyid Ali Ashgar Razwy

    A new story of Islam. The story of the movement which was launched by Muhammad (s) in Makkah, and was consummated with the support of his cousin, collaborator, and vicegerent 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (a). It covers a period of ninety years from A.D. 570 to A.D. 661.

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  • The Battle of Badr
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    In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

    The battle of Badr was the most important among the Islamic battles of Destiny. For the first time the followers of the new faith were put into a serious test. Had victory been the lot of the pagan army while the Islamic Forces were still at the beginning of their developments, the faith of Islam could have come to an end.

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  • Hayat Al-Qulub, Vol. 1, Stories of the Prophets
    by: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi

    This is the first volume of the three volume series by Allamah Al-Majlisi, titled Hayat al-Qulub (Life of the Hearts). This first volume is a collection of the details of the life and circumstances of all the Prophets (prior to Prophet Muhammad [s]) that we have access to through either the Qur'an or hadiths.

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  • Story of the Holy Ka’aba
    by: S.M.R. Shabbar

    A detailed history of the Ka'ba, and each of the 14 Ma'sumin (Infallibles).

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  • Story of the Holy Ka’aba
    by: S.M.R. Shabbar

    A detailed history of the Ka'ba, and each of the 14 Ma'sumin (Infallibles).

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  • The Victory of Truth: The Life of Zaynab bint Ali
    by: Muna Haeri Bilgrami

    Biography of the daughter of Imam 'Ali (a), her early life, and her important role in the events of Karbala, Kufa and Sham

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  • The Message
    by: Ayatullah Jafar Subhani

    A detail and inspiring account of the life of Prophet Muhammad (s), based on authentic historical documents.

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  • Nafasul Mahmum, Relating to the heart rending tragedy of Karbala'
    by: Shaykh 'Abbas Qummi

    A historical account, using original sources, of the Tragedy of Karbala', from the time of the birth of Imam Husayn (as) till the time of Mukhtar's revolt.

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  • History of The Caliphs
    by: Rasul Ja’fariyan

    In this book, the author covers the history of Shi'i Islam from after the death of the Prophet . He discusses in detail the rule of the three Caliphs and of Imam Ali after that. He also delves into the history of the Ummayad rulers and their actions.

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  • The Emergence of Shi'ism and the Shi'ites
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr

    The relation between the ideological and the theological realms in Islam. Theories of the Caliphate and the Imamate in Islam and the historical development of Shi'ism as a distinct school of Islamic thought.

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  • The Emergence of Shi'ism and the Shi'ites
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr

    The relation between the ideological and the theological realms in Islam. Theories of the Caliphate and the Imamate in Islam and the historical development of Shi'ism as a distinct school of Islamic thought.

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  • Timeline of Islamic History
    by: Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project Team

    The Timeline, aims to capture the major events that have taken place during the course of Islamic History. It has been presented in a way that is easy to use and does not require any plugins. The first phase of the time line presents important events from the beginning of the life of the Prophet till 1000 AD.

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  • The Origins and Early Development of Shia Islam
    by: Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja'fari

    This full length text is a very detailed and comprehensive history of the early stages of Shi'ism. The author has extensively used primary historical sources as well as more recent academic works in order to present one of the most detailed accounts of early Shi'ism that is available in the English language today.

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  • Hayat Al-Qulub Vol.3
    by: Allamah Muhammad Baqir Al-Majlisi

    Hayat Al Qulub the third volume deals with the topic of Imamate, the appointment of the Imam (a.s.), the inerrancy of the Imams and the obligation of the people to obey them. After this the Author has collected all the verses of the Holy Quran whose Exegesis (Tafsir) points towards Ahlul Bayt (a.s.). He has supported his statements with traditions. This volume can be said to be a Special Tafsir of the Holy Quran.

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  • Khadijatul Kubra
    by: Syed A.A Razwy

    Her family tree, early life, marriage to the Prophet (s), generosity, status, and role in the events of early Islamic history.

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  • Khadijatul Kubra
    by: Syed A.A Razwy

    Her family tree, early life, marriage to the Prophet (s), generosity, status, and role in the events of early Islamic history.

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  • Muhammad
    by: Yasin T. Al-Jibouri

    A full-length biography of the life of the Prophet Muhammad, including a chapter on his ancestors, the settings of Hijaz at that time, and the events surrounding his birth. This well-researched text covers all important features of the Prophet's life and provides detailed reference where necessary.

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  • Imamate and Leadership
    by: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari

    Translated by Dr. Hamid Algar, includes leadership in Islam, leadership of the Prophet and appointment of Imam Ali, responsibility of the companions, necessity of Imamate, and interesting accounts of Imam's communication with the unseen including the story of Maitham al-tammar.

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  • Imamate and Leadership
    by: Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari

    Translated by Dr. Hamid Algar, includes leadership in Islam, leadership of the Prophet and appointment of Imam Ali, responsibility of the companions, necessity of Imamate, and interesting accounts of Imam's communication with the unseen including the story of Maitham al-tammar.

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  • Life of the Prophet Mohammad before Starting the Mission
    by: S. Ahmad Rahnamaei

    An historical analysis of the birth and upbringing of Prophet Muhammad [s], including an analysis of the extraordinary events that occurred during this time, before the descent of the first Qur'anic revelation upon him.

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  • Abu Hurayra and the Falsification of Traditions (Hadith)
    by: Yasin T. Al-Jibouri


    Abu Hurayra and the Falsification of Traditions (Hadith)
    By Yasin T. al-Jibouri
    http://www.scribd.com/yasinaljibouri/

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  • The Richest Treasure
    by: Imam Ali

    Imam ‘Ali’s Letter to Malik al-Ashtar, the Governor of Egypt

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  • Muhammad, the Messenger of God: A Brief Biographical Sketch
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

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  • History of Shi'ism: From the Advent of Islam up to the End of Minor Occultation
    by: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami

    This text discusses how Shi'ism has been an integral and inseparable part of Islam from the time of the Holy Prophet (sa). The text provides several resources to show how Shi'ism began with the companions of the Holy Prophet (sa) and how its legacy still stands.

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  • The Divine Wisdom of Prophet Muhammad
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    The book which is translated by Ihtijaj al-Tabarsi presents a compilation of debates of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S) with scholars and representatives of other religions including Judaism, Christianity, atheism, dualism and polytheism. The dire need for this work becomes essential due to the ceaseless false, baseless and vicious Islamophobia propaganda that is being carried out against the Holy Prophet (S) and Islam across the world.

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  • Orientalists and the Event of Ghadir Khumm
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

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  • Sulh al-Hasan
    by: Shaykh Radi Aal-Yasin

    Outstanding work on the difficult situation that faced Imam al-Hasan (a) during his Imamate, and the events and political attitudes that led to peacemaking, as well as the unfair accusations made against him.

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  • Mushaf Fatimah (a.s)
    by: Abdullah Amini

    A detailed and thoroughly referenced text shedding light on what has been referenced in numerous Shi'a Hadith as "Mushaf Fatimah [a]" and "Mushaf Ali [a]". The author goes into detail regarding the reliability of these narrations and the opinions of our eminent scholars regarding these Masahif.

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  • Black Thursday
    by: Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi

    The text authored by Muhammad Al Tijani Al Samawi presents an english translation of the famous event of Raziyyat Yawm al-Khamees, known as Black Thursday which took place in the last days before the Holy Prophet's demise. It concerns an incident during the Prophet's illness when he asked for writing materials to dictate a will, but the people present around him said that he was talking nonsense. This event is a point of controversy between the two largest sects of Islam.

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  • Forty Ahadith on Ghadir
    by: Mahmud Sharifi

    This text is a collection of forty ahadith about the great event of Ghadir Qum from the fourteen infallibles.

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  • Forty Ahadith on Ghadir
    by: Mahmud Sharifi

    This text is a collection of forty ahadith about the great event of Ghadir Qum from the fourteen infallibles.

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  • The Prohibition of Recording the Hadith, Causes and Effects
    by: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani

    A Glance at the Methodologies and Principles of the two Muslims Schools of Hadith . A critical evaluation of the reasons why several Hadith from the Ahlul Bayt are not included in the Hadith Books of the Ahle Sunnah.

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  • Military Management in the Battles of the Prophet (s)
    by: Muhammad Dhahir Watr

    A very detailed and fully referenced text about the management, organization and mode of operation of the Islamic military in the battles that the Muslim community engaged in under the leadership of the Holy Prophet [s].

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  • Hazrat Zahra (s.a.) And the Heart, Rending Episode of Fadak
    by: Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi

    Preface

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ

    In the name of God the Most Gracious, the Dispenser of Grace

    وَمَا أَفَاء اللَّهُ عَلَى رَسُولِهِ مِنْهُمْ فَمَا أَوْجَفْتُمْ عَلَيْهِ مِنْ خَيْلٍ وَلَارِكَابٍ وَلَكِنَّ اللَّهَ يُسَلِّطُ رُسُلَهُ عَلَى مَن يَشَاء وَاللَّهُ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ

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  • Ghadir Khumm, Where Religion Was Brought to Perfection
    by: Dr. Hasan Najafi

    This text provides the reader glimpses of the journey back from the farewell pilgrimage heading towards Ghadir Khumm where the religion of Islam was perfected with the divine appointment of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (AS) as Caliph and successor of the Holy Prophet (SA). The precious moments of selection, announcement, celebration, and public greetings are discussed as the reader reflects on this great event in the history of Islam.

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  • Usahihi Wa Historia Ya Uislamu Na Waislamu
    by: Sayed Ali Asgher Razwy

    Hii ni historia ya vuguvugu la Uislamu ambalo lilianzishwa na Muhammad, Mtume wa Allah (s.w.t.) mnamo mwaka 610 A.D. huko Makka, na kuendelea alipohamia Madina mpaka alipofarika. Inahusisha kipindi cha miaka tisini kuanzia 570 A.D. wakati yeye Muhammad alipozaliwa huko Makka, hadi mwaka 661 wakati mrithi wake, Ali ibn Abi Talib, alipouawa huko mjini Kufah.

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  • The History of the Islamic Calendar in the Light of the Hijra
    by: Hakim Muhammad Said

    The importance of Hijrah, the establishment of a calendar in Madina, the solar calendar.

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  • On The Khilafah Of ‘Ali Over Abu Bakr
    by: Toyib Olawuyi

    This text provides evidence for the Caliphate of Imam Ali (AS) over Abu Bakr using differents Traditions such as Hadith Al-Wilayah,Hadith Al-Tawliyah, and Hadith Al-Wirathah.

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  • Womens Inheritance & its Historical development
    by: N. Zahra Rizvi

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  • Beliefs: Did the Prophet (s) Appoint a Successor
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    This tract presents a summary of the sources relating to the event of Ghadir Khumm demonstrating that the Prophet did indeed appoint a successor in his lifetime.

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  • Imam Hasan and Caliphate
    by: Qurrat ul Ain Abidiy

    The life of Imam Hasan (as) was both eventful and full of lessons, and yet the significance of his role seems to have been ignored, forgotten, or eclipsed by the extent of focus on Imam Husayn (as).

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  • Kumayl bin Ziyad
    by: Kamal al-Syyed

    Biography of the companion of Imam 'Ali (a).

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  • Maytham al-Tammar
    by: Kamal al-Syyed

    Biography of the companion of Imam 'Ali (a).

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  • Muhammad and His God Before the Revelation (Be’that)
    by: Dr. Hatem Abu Shahba

    This text, written by Dr. Hatem Abu Shahba and translated into English by Jerrmein Abu Shahba, sheds the spotlight on the immaculate character of the Holy Messenger (SA) and his inclination towards divine proximity before the Revelation (Be'that). The reader further realizes and appreciates the special secret relationship which Muhammad (SA) enjoyed with His beloved God long before his official inauguration as Seal of Prophets to deliver the universal message of Islam to all of mankind.

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  • 40 Ahadith-Le couronnement de l'Islam, Ghadir
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    Ghadir étant le moment de la transmission du Message par Dieu au Prophète Muhamad (saw) de la succession par Ali a.s a travers Jibrail. Qui a été ensuite annoncer au peuple présent qui revenait du Hajj.

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  • Ahl al-Bayt And Caliphate
    by: Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari
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  • Ahl al-Bayt And Caliphate
    by: Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari
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  • Abu Talib b. Abdul Muttalib
    by: Kamal al-Syyed

    Biography of the uncle of the Prophet (s), Hazrat Abu Talib (as).

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  • When Power and Piety Collide
    by: Sayyid Moustafa Al-Qazwini

    An in-depth study and analysis of the early Islamic history and caliphate and personalities of the first three caliphs based on Sunni sources in order to understand the difference between Shi’a and Sunni schools of thought.

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  • Ghadir
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr, Dr. Sachedina, Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi, Husein Khimjee

    Al-Ghadir is the place where the Muslims had stopped was at Ghadir Khumm. The Prophet then delivered a sermon and appointed Imam Ali, peace be upon him, as his successor.

    This text provides a brief study on the origins of Shi’ism and how the ideology of Wilayah came to existence, and the theological-juridical implications for the Islamic political thought in relation to the Wilayah of Imam Ali (AS).

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  • The Illustrious Period of the Imamate of Imam Zayn al-'Abidin
    by: Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi

    A biography of the life of the 4th Imam (a). Announcement of his Imamate, uniting the Muslim community, and teaching true Islam.

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  • Yazid was Never Amirul Muminin
    by: Sheikh Abdillahi Nassir

    This book corrects the claim made by those who say Yazid was Amirul Muminin (Commander of the believers), with proofs and evidence from the traditions (ahadith) of the Prophet (s) and the books of prominent Muslim scholars.

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  • Abdullah Ibn Saba’ and Other Myths
    by: Sayyid Murtadha al-'Askari

    In this book, the author begins by describing both the Saba’iyyah legend and its originator (Saif ibn ‘Umar). Further, he throws some light on the narrations and the researchers who relied on such forgery in their historical and ideological research. The opinions of the great scholars of Islam about the inauthenticity and the unreliability of Sayf ibn ‘Umar are also given.

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  • Book Review: Modern Political Islamic Thought
    by: Dr. Sayyid Wahid Akhtar

    Book Review of Hamid Enayet's 'Modern Islamic Political Thought' in which the author gives an account of Shi'ite political thought, and the differences between Shi'i and Sunni views on state, caliphate, and politics.

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  • Ghadir Tradition, The expressive evidence for guardianship
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    Ghadir Tradition, The expressive evidence for guardianship

    Prepared by Islamic Sciences and Researches Group– Qom

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  • Come si è diffuso l'Islam?
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Un testo che analizza e confuta la teoria che l’Islam si sia propagato con l’uso della violenza, analizzando le guerre che ebbero luogo durante il tempo del Profeta (S) e dopo la sua scomparsa.”

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  • Bwana Abu Talib
    by: Allama al-Amini

    Kitabu hiki kiitwacho Bwana Abu Tallb [a] madhulumu wa historia ni tarjuma ya juzuu ya 7 na 8 ya kitabu mashuhuri kiitwacho AI-Ghadiir cha Allamah al-Amini na ambacho kinazungumzia hali ya maisha ya Bwana Abu Talib [a] ambaye ni baba mzazi wa Amir al-Mu'miniinKitabu hiki kiitwacho Bwana Abu Tallb [a] Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib [a].

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  • Mkufu wa Ajabu
    by: Sayyid Mahdi Shuja'i

    Mkufu wa Ajabu

    Mji wa Madina ulikuwa ukiwaka kwa joto kali baada ya adhuhuri. Jua lilikuwa kali na ardhi ilikuwa ikiunguza. Ni watu wachache tu ndio waliokuwa wakitoka kwenye kivuli cha nyumba na kwenda kwenye jua jingi wakati huo. Mji ulikuwa mtupu na kwa nadra kiliweza kuonekana kivuli cha mpita njia juu ya ardhi.

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  • Imam ‘Ali Sunshine of Civilized Islam
    by: Muhammad Husayn Tahmasebi

    This text presents Imam Ali's accomplishments and role during and after the life of the Holy Prophet (S). It describes his humane qualities and virtues.

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  • In Praise of the Imams (A.S.)
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  • Nasiba: L'Eroina della battaglia di Uhud
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    La breve storia di Nasiba, una donna che combattè con il Profeta (S) nella famosa battaglia di Uhud.

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  • Mahari ya Damu
    by: Ustadh Shahid Murtadha Mutahhari

    Hii ni Makala ya Mahari ya Damu.

    Mahari ya Damu

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    Wakati vita vya Siffin vilipokaribia kumalizika na majeshi ya Sham (Syria) kushindwa, Amr Aas alitumia njama moja ambayo iliwasaidia Washamu wasishindwe na mapigano yakasimama.

    Amr Aas alipoona kwamba majeshi ya Sham yatashindwa tu, akaamrisha Misahafu itundikwe kwenye mikuki ikiwa ni ishara kwamba "tuko tayari Kitabu cha Mwenyezi Mungu kiwe ni hakimu baina yetu na nyinyi."

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  • Kumetokea Nini Katika Siku Ya Ghadir Khum?
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    Kumetokea Nini Katika Siku Ya Ghadir Khum?

    Ghadir Khum ni sehemu iliyoko maili kadhaa kutoka Makka katika njia inayoelekea Madina. Wakati Mtume (s.a.w) alipopita sehemu hiyo tarehe 18 Dhul’Hijja (10 March 632) wakati anarudi kutoka Hijja yake ya mwago, aya, “Ewe Mtume fikisha uliyoteremshiwa….”

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