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Abul Qasim Al Zahrawi

Abul Qasim Al Zahrawi

Abul Qasim Khalaf al-Zahrawi (known in the west as Abulcasis) was born in 936 in Zahra, Cordoba, Muslim Spain. He was one of the most renowned surgeon...

Moulana Muhammad Ilyas

Moulana Muhammad Ilyas was born in 1885 in India. His mother, Bi Safia, was a Hafiz of the Quraan. His father was Moulana Muhammad Ismail, a scholar o...

Uqba ibn Nafi

Uqba ibn Nafi (born 622, died 683 in Sidi Uqba, Algeria) was an Arab general who participated in Jihad under Muawiya radhiallahu anhu. He began the Is...

Sheikh Mahmood Husri

Sheikh Mahmood Khaleel Husri was born in 1917 in the village of Shibrun Namlah in Tanta, Egypt. By 8 he had memorized the Quraan at the Madrassah in h...

Sheikhs of Robben Island

Sheikh Abdur Rahmaan Matura was buried on Robben Island about 260 years ago. He defied Dutch colonial rule and was imprisoned on the island in the 17t...

Tribute to Moulana Yunus Patel rahimahullah

I wrote the following article a few days ago and did not mention the Aalim's name. Then the sad news came of Moulana Yunus Patel rahimahullah's demise...

Fatimah bint Asad rahiallahu anha

Fatimah bint Asad radhiallahu anha belonged to the Hashimite clan. Her grandfather was Hashim, the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam’s great-grandfa...

Haji Bhai Padia

Goolam Muhammad Ismail Padia, known as Haji Bhai Padia rahimahullah was born in Umzinto, South Africa in 1935. His father was Hafiz Ismail and his mot...

Moulana Yunus Patel

The Closing of a Chapter The passing away of Hazrat Moulana Yunus Patel rahimahullah in the precincts of the Ka’bah in Makkah Mukarramah on 12 July...

Imam Ahmed Gurey

Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, known in Somali as Gurey, was Imam and General of the Adal Sultanate in Somalia who invaded Ethiopia and defeated several ...
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