Archive for 'Islamic Stories & Lessons'

Things Aren’t Always What They Seem

Things Aren’t Always What They Seem

Posted by May 29th, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

The Personal Relationship Between a Scholar and His Student. Imam Ahmad used to mention the virtues of his sheikh, Imam Al-Shafi’ee to his wife. He would mention to her the extensive and superb knowledge of Imam Al-Shafi’ee as well as […]

The Lizard who Never Loses Hope

The Lizard who Never Loses Hope

Posted by May 21st, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

In order to renovate his house, a man in Japan breaks open the wall. Japanese houses normally have a hollow space between the wooden walls. When tearing down the walls, he found that there was a lizard stuck there because […]

Wisdom for All Time

Wisdom for All Time

Posted by May 15th, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

A story is narrated about a man who owned a horse that was very dear to him. One day he woke to find that his horse had escaped. His neighbours came to comfort him for his tough luck; however the […]

The Three Loaves of Bread

The Three Loaves of Bread

Posted by May 5th, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons, Videos

Listen to the lecture here: There are a few different narrations of this story. The text below is slightly different than the video above. It was just after mid-day when a villager decided it was about time he went to […]

The King and His Advisor

The King and His Advisor

Posted by May 3rd, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

The King and His Advisor By Ahmed Rizk There was a king who had an advisor always by his side. After an unfortunate incident, the king lost one of his fingers. The king, who was furious after this incident, tells […]

The Story of Burseesah

The Story of Burseesah

Posted by May 3rd, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

You can listen to the lecture here: There were three men from Bani Israel who were called to fight for the sake of Allah. They accepted the call, but they had concerns for their sister as she would be left […]

The Story of Prophet Ayyub (Job)

Posted by May 3rd, 2011 in Islamic Stories & Lessons

Ibn Ishaaq stated that he was a man of Rum. His name was Job, Ibn Mose, Ibn Razeh, Ibn Esau, Ibn Isaac (pbuh), Ibn Abraham (pbuh). Someone else said he was Job, Ibn Mose, Ibn Rimil, Ibn Esau, Ibn Isaac, […]