The miracle of istighfar

  # 1 – Ramadhan Mubarak The Miracle of Istighfar This story about “Istighfar” is from the life of Imam Ahmed Bin Hanbal, who is considered as a renowned scholar of Islam and a famous theologian. Imam Ahmed is also considered to be the founder of the Hanbali school of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and is one of the most celebrated Sunni theologians, often referred to as the “Sheikh ul-Islam” or the”Imam of Ahl al-Sunnah.” During his old age, while Imam Ahmed was traveling he stopped by a town. After the prayers, he wanted to stay for the night in the masjid yard because he didn’t know anyone in the town.… Read More

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A Clever King

There was a country long time ago where the people would change their king every year. The person who would become the king had to agree to a contract whereby he will be sent to an island after his one year of being a king. So, each year the king would finish his term and it was time for him to go to the island and live there. The people dressed him up in expensive clothes and put him on an elephant and took him around the cities to say goodbye to all the people. This was the moment of sadness for all the kings who have ruled there for one year. After… Read More

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