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This story does not have any authentic hadith that validates it. The story of the cave of Thawr is one such story that the chain of narration was not strictly scrutinized by some scholars. It was narrated through 'Abdullah ibn 'Abbās and documented by Ibn Hanbal in his Musnad (hadith 3251). This hadith was graded as hassan (good) by Ibn Hajar in Fat'h al-...


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This answer might be a strong assumption, based on the given data! First of all the Arabic words used to define transgender are: مغايرو الهوية الجنسية (~ A person who has changed his/her gender identity). التحول الجنسي أو التخنث أو مغايرة الجنس: التحول الجنسي (~the change of the gender) التخنث (at-takhannut) being a khunta مغايرة الجنس (~opposition to the ...


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Both decisions, ie when to start the Islamic calendar and what its first month should be, were consulted upon and decided by the Sahabah [may Allah (ﷻ) be pleased with them], who agreed that it was the best to start the calendar based on the Hijrah and to start the calendar with Muharram as the first month. Why did they choose Muharram over Rabbi Al Awwal? ...


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Hijrah is derived from the Arabic h-j-r (ha, jeem, raa) (هجر). It has a number of meanings, what is important for this discussion is the meaning of "to give up, to part company with, to abandon, to emigrate, to migrate" (Badawi, Abdul Haleem: Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage, Brill, Boston: 2008) Therefore, a Hijrah is a rejection or moving away from thing ...


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