Ramadhan in History: The Battle of Badr, Lessons for Today

A timely reblog for the 17th day of Ramadhan 🙂

The Sunday Circle Blog

JUST a couple of days ago, it was the 17th day of Ramadhan 2013…

…and over 1400 years ago, also on the 17th of Ramadhan 2 A.H. the Great Expedition of Badr – the first battle of the Prophet (saw) – took place. It is so significant that Allah mentioned this battle in the Qur’an and gave it a special name – ‘The Day of Distinguishing.’ Allah says:

‘If you believe in Allah and what We sent down on Our servant on the Day of Distinguishing, the day the two hosts met.’ (8: 41)

We all know its story and how Allah granted victory to Prophet Muhammad (saw) and his Companions (may Allah be pleased with them) on that day. But what lessons can we learn from this battle that are relevant to our lives today?

* Key events of the Battle *

The full account of the Battle…

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