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Where are the “No Smoking” signs in Medina? – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Sandala Productions

Where are the “No Smoking” signs in Medina? – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Sandala Productions Note to readers: I want to thank everyone who wrote recently and inquired about my health. I had a terrible fall a few weeks ago and had a mild concussion from it. I appreciate the wisdom of wearing a turban […]

Photoessay: Distance and Closeness in Madina – almiskeenah

Photoessay: Distance and Closeness in Madina – almiskeenah Understanding closeness to Allah through reflecting on distance and photography of urban architecture of Madina. …while wandering the Madanian streets, a stream of swirling thoughts tend to take over…what struck me here was ‘distance’…the physical distance between this street scene and Masjid Nabawi, tucked in behind the […]

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber A rare first-hand account of being inside the chamber housing the blessed body of the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him). — The Conversations of Tears and Reverence I still remember the conversations with the two old men in Mecca, while looking at their weaving. I was […]

Supplicating for Death in Madina & Burial in Baqi

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Is it praiseworthy to ask to die in Madina and to be buried in Jannatul-Baqi? What is the significance of being buried in a place like Jannatul Baqi? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatullahi wa baraktuh, This is an […]