Islamic Stories

Grandpa Uthman and his grandson 1
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Grandpa Uthman and his grandson

As soon as Idrees got home from school, he ran to his grandfather to ask him about something that was on his mind. “Grandpa,” he said, “I want to ask you something.” “What is it, Idrees?” asked Grandpa Uthman. “Grandpa, on the bus, a lady was telling her friend how […]

The Bee 6
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The Bee

Amina is not feeling very well today. She has caught a cold and she coughs. Mummy tells her: “What you need is a nice hot drink with honey. Let’s go and buy some honey, and you’ll see your cough will get better insha Allah.” Amina and her mother go out […]

Amar and the tortoise 8
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Amar and the tortoise

One day, Amar was reading one of his favorite stories, “The Hare and the Tortoise.” He laughed at what happened to the hare and learned from the tortoise how important it is to use one’s head and that cleverness is more than a match for physical superiority. While he was […]

The Miraculous Goat 10
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The Miraculous Goat

Once there lived a very pious elderly lady named Fiddah. She was kind and generous and always remembered Allah (SWT). One day Shaikh Abu-ar-Rabie (RA) went to her village. He had been told that she had a goat that gave both milk and honey. He bought a new bowl and […]

The Prophet and the mother bird 12
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The Prophet and the mother bird

A man once came to Prophet Muhammad (s) carrying with him his belongings and a box. He said, “O Prophet! While I was passing through a jungle, I heard the voice of some bird’s babies. I took them and put them in this box. The moment I did that, their […]

Army of Elephants 14
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Army of Elephants

The following incident is mentioned in Surah Feel of the Holy Quran and it happened during the period of the birth-year of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Abraha Al-Ashram was the governor of Yemen on behalf of the king of Ethiopia. He (Abrahah) thought to build a house (like […]

A Thousand Camels 16
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A Thousand Camels

In the times of Umar (Radiallahu Anhu) there was a severe famine. All the people of Madinah were suffering due to the shortage of food. A caravan made up of a thousand camels loaded with a large stock of food grains belonging to Uthman (Radiallahu Anhu) arrived from Shaam (Syria). […]

The Righteous Beggar 18
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The Righteous Beggar

The following incident took place in Dhaka which is the capital city of Bangladesh. There was a beggar in the city who used to beg beside a Masjid on Fridays after Jumah prayer. Begging was permissible for him due to his adverse condition. Though he was a beggar, he would […]

The Carpenter 20
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The Carpenter

A highly skilled carpenter who had grown old was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. The employer was sorry to see […]