The first month of the Islamic year is the Month of God, the month of Muharram, and it is one of the sacred months, whereby the reward for one’s deeds are multiplied, as are the penalties for sins.
There is no doubt that the migration of Prophet Muhammad to Madinah was the crucial event which established the foundation of the Islamic civilization.
This was a civilization that thrived for many centuries.
Reading Islam presents this special coverage on Prophet Muhammad's emigration to Madinah, its significance, why it took place, its consequences and lessons learned from this major event.
|All About Hijrah|
|The arrival of the Prophet (peace be upon him) in Madinah heralded the establishment of the first Islamic state in history.|
|Lessons from the Hijrah|
|Q & A About Hijrah|
|Throughout the history of Islam, the migration was a transitional line between the two major eras, regarding to the message of Islam; the era of Makkah and the era of Madinah.|
|Other Types of Hijrah|
The simple meaning of the word Hijrah (migration) is to move from one place to the other and take up residence there.
A true immigrant is an ethical, well-mannered and pious Muslim, and that is what we should all strive to be everyday of our lives.
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