Muhammad was the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets

Prophet Muhammad As A Husband And Father

Prophet Muhammad As A Husband And Father The Prophet And His Wives Prophet Muhammad personifies the roles of perfect father and husband. He was so kind and tolerant with his wives that they could not envisage their lives without him, nor did they want to live away from him. He...

Miracles of Prophet Muhammad

Miracles of Prophet Muhammad Acceptance Of The Messenger’s Prayers The authorities of Tradition including, notably, Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim, unanimously report that whenever God’s Messenger prayed for rain, his prayer was immediately accepted by God. There were even times when the rain unexpectedly began before he had lowered his...

Muhammad in The Bible

Muhammad in The Bible Almost all the previous Prophets predicted the Messenger Muhammad. We can find indications to his coming in the Torah, Psalms and the Gospels. A Prophet from among the brothers of the Israelites who resembles Moses For example, the following verses of the Torah promise the coming...

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The Ethos Generated by The Messenger Muhammad

The Ethos Generated by The Messenger Muhammad It is difficult for us to understand Prophet Muhammad fully. As we tend to compartmentalize the universe, life, and humanity itself, we have no unitary vision. However, Prophet Muhammad perfectly combined a philosopher’s intellect, a commander valor, a scientist’s genius, a sage’s wisdom,...

A Tribute to The Prophet Muhammad

A Tribute to The Prophet Muhammad This is the tribute of Alphonse de Lamartine, a French historian, to the Prophet of Islam: “Is there any man greater than Muhammad?” Never a man set himself, voluntarily or involuntarily, a more sublime aim, since this aim was superhuman: To subvert superstitions which had...

Muhammad’s Generosity

Muhammad’s Generosity The Messenger is the most polished mirror in which God’s Names and Attributes are reflected to the highest degree. As the perfect manifestation of these Names and Attributes, an embodiment of the Qur’an and Islam, he is the greatest and most decisive and comprehensive proof of God’s Existence...

Muhammad’s Modesty

Muhammad’s Modesty In society, each person has a window (status) through which he or she looks out to see others and be seen. If the window is built higher than their real stature, people try to make themselves appear taller through vanity and assumed airs. If the window is set...

Muhammad’s Mildness and Forbearance

Muhammad’s Mildness and Forbearance Mildness is another dimension of his character. He was a bright mirror in which God reflected His Mercy. Mildness is a reflection of compassion. God made His Messenger mild and gentle, thereby allowing him to gain many converts to Islam and overcome numerous obstacles. After the...

Muhammad: The Prophet of Universal Mercy 

Muhammad: The Prophet of Universal Mercy  The beginning of existence was an act of mercy and compassion without which the universe would be in chaos. Everything came into existence through compassion, and by compassion it continues to exist in harmony. Muslim sages say that the universe is the All-Compassionate One’s...

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Muhammad’s Prayers and Supplications

Muhammad’s Prayers and Supplications The Messenger always prayed to God before any action. The books of Tradition (hadith) record no case in which he did not pray. As mentioned earlier, prayer is a mystery of servanthood to God, and the Messenger is the foremost in servanthood. This is made clear...

Prophet Muhammad: The Awaited Prophet

Prophet Muhammad: The Awaited Prophet The Torah and the Psalms A Companion once asked God’s Messenger to talk about himself. He said: “I am the one for whose coming Abraham prayed and of whom Jesus gave glad tidings.”6 This alludes to the following Qur’anic verses: (Abraham prayed): “Our Lord, raise...

Muhammad’s Views on Christians

Muhammad’s Views on Christians Muhammad’s views on Christians were demonstrated through his interactions with them. He interacted with Christians while in Mecca, and sent a force to fight the Byzantines at the Battle of Mu’tah. Before the First Revelations At the age of nine, or according to some sources twelve, Muhammad went to...

Expedition of Al Raji

Expedition of Al Raji The Expedition of al Raji, occurred directly after the Battle of Uhud in the year 4 AH[2] of the Islamic calendar.[1] Background Immediately after the Uhud battle, a group of men from Adal and al-Qarah came to Muhammad; requested him to send with them a few instructors to teach Islam to...

Khatam an-Nabiyyin

Who is Khatam an-Nabiyyin? Khatam an-Nabiyyin (خاتم النبيين‎, khātam an-nabīyīn; or Khātim an-Nabīyīn), usually translated as Seal of the Prophets, is a title used in the Qur’an to designate the prophet Muhammad and it is also translated as The Best and The Most Perfect of all Prophets. It is synonymous with the term Khātam al-Anbiyā’ (خاتم الأنبياء‎; or Khātim al-Anbiyā’) .It...

Splitting of the Moon

Splitting of the Moon The splitting of the moon (انشقاق القمر‎) is a miracle in Muslim tradition attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.[1] It is derived from the Quranic verses 54:1-2, and mentioned by Muslim traditions such as the Asbab al-nuzul (context of revelation). Some Muslim commentators, particularly from the...

Children of Muhammad

Children of Muhammad The Children of Muhammad include the three sons and four daughters (one daughter according to Shia sources) born to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.[1] All were born to Muhammad’s first wife Khadija bint Khuwaylid[2] except one son, who was born to Maria al-Qibtiyya[3] who was given to Muhammad as a slave in 628AD. His attitude and...

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Muhammad and the Bible

Muhammad and The Bible Arguments that prophecies of Muhammad in the Bible presaged his birth, teachings, and death have formed part of Muslim tradition from the early history of Muhammad’s Ummah (أُمَّـة‎, Community), although Christians like John of Damascus, Martin Luther and John Calvin have interpreted Muhammad as being the Antichrist....

Muhammad in the Quran

Muhammad in the Quran The name “Muhammad” is mentioned four times in the Quran and the name “Ahmad” (another variant of the name of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad) is mentioned one time.[1] However, Muhammad is also referred to with various titles such as the Messenger of Allah, Prophet, unlettered, etc. and many verses about Muhammad...

Relics of Muhammad

Relics of Muhammad Traditionally, Islam has had a rich history of the veneration of relics, especially of those attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.[1] There exists historical evidence that some of the earliest Muslims practiced the veneration of relics, and the practice continued to remain popular in many parts of the Sunni Islamic world...

List of Biographies of Muhammad

List of Biographies of Muhammad This is a chronological listing of biographies of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, ranging from the earliest traditional writers to modern times. Earliest biographers The following is a list of the earliest known Hadith collectors who specialized in collecting Sīra and Maghāzī reports. 7th and early 8th century (1st century of Hijra)...

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