When Prophet Abraham (pbuh) was thrown into fire by the enemy of faith, King Nimrod, a little bird saw what happen and decide to put out the fire to help Prophet Abraham (pbuh). Crow (Surat Al-Maida) HudHud (hoopoe) Surat Al-Namal. It could actually be regarded as a Divine auspicious precursor of the light to come and accompany the advent of the Prophet and his family. Rym Ghazal. God destroyed Abraha and his army that included 13 elephants, by sending flocks of birds (mentioned as Ababeel) that dropped small stones on them. Allah Almighty sent a flock of birds from the ocean and they all came with gravels; two in their claws and one in the beak. The missile can allegedly carry both conventional and nuclear warheads, and is claimed to use multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRV), a first for Pakistan's arsenal. Abyssinia (Ethiopia) maintained strong ties with the Romans, while the Persians on the other hand, were on the vigil with respect to any strategic changes that were looming on the socio- political horizon, and soon came to occupy Yemen. Stories in the Quran The Story of Haaroot and Maaroot – II . The second event was that of Abraha As-Sabah Al-Habashi, the Abyssinian (Ethiopian) viceroy in Yemen. As it is known, TAYR is the plural of the word "tair", which means a flying bird. 587 and the Romans in 70 A.D. Al-Ka‘bah, by Divine Grace, never came under the hold of the Christians – the Muslims of that time – although Makkah was populated by polytheists. Moral Story: Efforts of a little bird (Ababeel) Once there was a little bird (Ababeel) that lived during the times of Prophet Abraham (Hazrat Ibrahim AS). And thus Ababil,the bird of Mecca stayed in history. The Elephant Raid Event riveted the world’s attention to the sacredness of Allah’s House, and showed that this House had been chosen by Allah for its holiness. It followed then if any of its people claimed Prophethood, it would be congruous with the outcome of the Elephant Event, and would provide a justifiable explanation for the ulterior (Story behind Surat al-Fil (The Elephant),105th chapter of the Qur'an ) Teromukh, Gazipur. He still wanted to try. Three birds are mentioned with their names in the Quran. They threw Abrahah’s army with stones and the army was destroyed. He wanted to feed all the creations in the world. When the army reached Mecca, Allah sent small birds with stones in their caves. In This Video, we'll Learn About History of The Khana Kaba When Birds Defended KAABA In Urdu Hindi Hi Friends!! By contrast, Jerusalem had suffered under the yoke of the atrocities of Allah’s enemies. In the Quran, these birds are referred to as طَيْرًا أَبَابِيلَ, (Tairan Ababeel), with “Tai’r” meaning bird, and “Ababeel” meaning flocks. God destroyed Abraha and his army that included 13 elephants, by sending flocks of birds that dropped small stones on them. 5. Once there was a little bird (Ababeel) that lived during the times of Prophet Abraham (Hazrat Ibrahim AS). The People Of The Garden (The Two Selfish Brothers) - Story from The Quran It was the early hours of dawn . It was a gift from Allah to His Prophet and his family. Exceeded maximum number of characters 40. If it is used as “tayran”, it means they are some unknown, strange birds. Swallow) is a surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan, with a claimed maximum range of 2,200 kilometres (1,400 mi). God famously told him, as per the Quran, that he won’t be able to. The actual destruction did not take place directly because of the stones pelted by the birds, but due to the panic caused by it. He got a grand feast made and then asked all humans, animals, sea life and birds … June 12, 2017. In fact, it is narrated that those birds were some groups of strange birds that had not been seen there before, with black, … The Event of the Elephant took place in the month of Al-Muharram, fifty or fifty five days before the birth of Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] which corresponded to late February or early March 571 A.D. Another story of Prophet Musa. One is for fire that could melt the pebble leather Abraha's army and burn their bodies and destroyed before they managed to destroy the Ka'ba. Whenever they directed it northwards, southwards or eastwards, the elephant moved quickly but when directed westwards towards Al-Ka‘bah, it knelt down. This wisdom included the ability to understand not only human languages, but also the speech of birds, beasts, demons, and spirits. A man from Kinana tribe understood this move, therefore he entered the church stealthily at night and besmeared its front wall with excrement. When he reached Muhassar Valley, between Muzdalifah and Mina, the elephant knelt down and refused to go forward. The Noble Quran has many names including Al-Quran Al-Kareem, Al-Ketab, Al-Furqan, Al-Maw'itha, Al-Thikr, and Al-Noor. In the Quran Word 'bird' is mentioned 5 times and the word 'birds' occurs 13 times. He made a Church in the city called Sanaa but when he got to know that people are traveling miles away to perform Umrah and Hajj and do Tawaf he got jealous. The flock of Ababeel. The Quraishites on their part had fled for their lives to the hillocks and mountain tops. When he reached San‘a he was in a miserable state and died soon after. They flew over the army of Abraha and threw gravels on them. It refers to the miraculous birds in Islamic belief mentioned in Sura 105 of the Quran that protected the Kaaba in Mecca from the Aksumite elephant army of Abraha, then self-styled governor of Himyar, by dropping small clay stones on them as they approached. The Similitude of Man to Birds and Ants: The Quran, in one of its verses clearly writes of a similitude between humans and birds: And there is no animal in the earth, nor a bird that flies on its two wings, but (they are) communities like yourselves. Ababeel Bird. Ababeel (Urdu: أبابيل; lit. The Holy Qur’an, in a short chapter, briefly refers to the story of the army of elephants led by Abraha Al-Ashram, who was a governor of Yemen. Ababeel story is described by the Quran in Surah Al-Fil, Many armies tried to conquer Makkah but indeed Allah is the sole protector of this sacred place. Noble Quran. There, he mobilized his army, prepared his elephants and got ready to enter Makkah. [2], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ababil_(mythology)&oldid=991779431, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 19:54. The story of Abraha begins when he feels envy of the town of Makkah in Saudi Arabia because Kaaba (House) was visited by many Arabs who wanted to make the pilgrimage every year before Islam. So we started from the stories of the birds,mentioned in theQuran. June 12, 2017. Swarms here translates abābīl, which is interpreted to mean “in groups,” “in successive groups”, “many” or “coming upon them from every direction”. When the enemy had been thus routed, they returned home safely. Abraha himself had an infection that had his fingertips amputated. The stones hit Abraha’s men and cut their limbs and killed them. Illustration by Vishal / Noun Project. Incidentally, the Roman and Persian Empires stood for the powerful civilized world at that time. Meanwhile, Allah loosed upon them birds in flights, hurling against them stones of baked clay and made them like green blades devoured. In its stillness, the sound of a walking stick knocking on the stony pathway could be heard, intermittently followed by the panting of heavy breathing as the old man made his way to his garden. — Holy Quran, chapter 6, verse 38. Ababeel) is a surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan. Ababil (Arabic: أبابيل‎, romanized: abābīl) means a flock of birds. It refers to the miraculous birds in Islamic belief mentioned in Sura 105 of the Quran that protected the Kaaba in Mecca from the Aksumite elephant army of Abraha, then self-styled governor of Himyar, by dropping small clay stones on them as they approached. A heron in flight. News of the Elephant Event reached the most distant corners of the then civilized world.