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A Glimpse of the Character Traits of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

A Glimpse of the Character Traits of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

Muhammad’s father, ‘Abdullah, died at a young age away from his birthplace and kinsfolk, without knowing that his wife was expecting and that he was leaving behind a precious legacy for the world of humanity. ‘Abdullah was the most beloved of the sons of ‘Abd al-Muttalib, who sacrificed one hundred camels for him and distributed the meat among the needy. ‘Abdullah did not return from a trade journey to Syria. He died in Medina a few days after falling ill and was buried in the house of a member of the tribe of Banu Najjar [Dar al-Nabighah].

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The Holy Lineage of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H and His Household)

The Holy Lineage of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H and His Household) Hazrat Ibrahim Khalilullah(A.S.) is accredited for raising the foundation of Holy Kaa'ba - the first house made for mankind at Mecca. And remember Abraham and Isma'il raised the foundations of the House (With this prayer): "Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: For Thou art the All-Hearing, the All-knowing. Holy Qur'an (2:127)

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Ziyarat of Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) From Far Away

Ziyarat of Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) From Far Away Peace be on you, O the Proof of Allah upon the first and the last of the foremost in the obedience of the Lord of the Universe and the protector of His Apostles and the last of His Prophets and the witness over His creation and an interceder towards Him and an esteemed one near Him and the obeyed one in His celestial world and the most praiseworthy in attributes and the loudable in all nobility, the honourable one near the Lord,

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Beginnings of Bitter Struggle

Beginnings of Bitter Struggle At the beginning of the Prophet's divine mission, the Quraish looked at him as a monk or a sage, whose influence would soon wane, and the people, accordingly, would return to the religion of their fathers and ancestors.

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The Splendor of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

The Splendor of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) Previous Prophets mentioned some of the characteristics of the Holy Prophet of Islam in their heavenly books, giving their followers the glad tidings of his future appearance. As the Quran says:

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The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) Was a Man Taught Only in the Divine School

The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) Was a Man Taught Only in the Divine School The claim of Dr Sayyid `Abd al-Latif (who observes that the source of belief in an "unschooled" Prophet (SA) has been in the interpretation of the word "ummi"), is unfounded. This is because, firstly, the history of the Arabs and the Makkah at the advent of Islam, is decisive evidence of the fact that the Prophet (SA) was untaught.

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A Glimpse at the Life of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

A Glimpse at the Life of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) Amongst the progeny of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) (Abraham) was Prophet Ishaq (AS) (Issac) whose descendants were Bani Israil (the tribe of Jews). In this tribe were born the Prophets Musa (AS) (Moses), Isa (AS) (Jesus) and many others. One of the twelve sons of lsmail (AS), the other son of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), was Qaidar whose descendants came to reside in Hijaz.

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Muhammad (S.A.W.); The Prophet

Muhammad (S.A.W.); The Prophet In the desert of Arabia was Mohammad born, according to Muslim historians, on April 20, 571. The name means "highly praised." He is to me the greatest mind among all the sons of Arabia. He means so much more than all the poets and kings that preceded him in that impenetrable desert of red sand.

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Some Important Events from the Seerah of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.)

Some Important Events from the Seerah of the Holy Prophet of Islam (S.A.W.) The sixth year of migration was terminating with all its bitter and sweet events when suddenly the Prophet dreamt a pleasant dream that the Muslims were performing ceremonies of Haj in Masjidul Haram. He related this dream to his companions and took it to be a good omen for the Muslims as they would achieve their heart's desire soon.

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Holy Prophet of Allah in His Youth

Holy Prophet of Allah in His Youth Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) was breastfed by his mother Amena (A.S.) in the first three (or seven according to some historians) days after his birth. Afterwards, as a famous Arabian tradition, a nurse was chosen to breastfeed and take care of him outside the city in desert of Arabia. There were a number of reasons for this tradition:

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Hostile Attitude of Jews towards the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.)

Hostile Attitude of Jews towards the Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) For a long time, the Jews were masters of Medina. The tribes of Aws and Khazraj (the Ansar) had settled there later. Gradually, these tribes gathered strength and equaled the Jews in power and prestige. The internecine war of the Bu’ath, however, weakened them, and the Jews again assumed ascendancy. The Jews were a prosperous people and money lending at exorbitant rates of interest was one of their main occupations. With the deterioration in the economic situation of the tribes of Aws and Khazraj, many of them became heavily in debt to the Jews.

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The Marriage of Muhammad Mustafa and Khadija

The Marriage of Muhammad Mustafa and Khadija Khadija, the daughter of Khuwaylid, was a resident of Makkah. She also belonged to the tribe of Quraysh. She was held in high esteem by the Makkans because of her exemplary character and her organizing ability.

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Foretelling the Advent of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Foretelling the Advent of Holy Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) The prophets of ancient times, especially Hazrat Musa and Hazrat 'Isa (A.S.), had given their followers news of the advent of Islam, even to the extent that indications of the special attributes of the Prophet of Islam appeared in their revealed books.

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Hadrat Muhammad (S.A.W.), the Radiance that Shone Forth in the Darkness

Hadrat Muhammad (S.A.W.), the Radiance that Shone Forth in the Darkness The chaotic situation of the world prior to Islam is clearly reflected in the accurate mirror of history. The outline of decline, oppression, bloodshed, idol-worship is evident in this mirror.

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If Prophet Muhammad could not read or write, why did Angel Jibraeel tell him to “read”?

If Prophet Muhammad could not read or write, why did Angel Jibraeel tell him to “read”? I wonder if the Holy Prophet (S) could read and write before the age of 40? And if it’s true that when Jibraeel (as) said to the Prophet (S) “read”, why didn’t the Prophet (S) answer “I have not learned” or “I cannot read”?

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A Brief Biography of Prophet Muhammad

A Brief Biography of Prophet Muhammad The Prophet Muhammad was the son of Abdullah, who was the son of Abdul-Muttalib, who was the son of Hashim; whose ancestry reaches the Prophet Ismael son of the Prophet Abraham, peace be upon them.

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Some Selected Sayings (Traditions) of the Holy Prophet

Some Selected Sayings (Traditions) of the Holy Prophet 1. "Seek knowledge even if it were in China." It was knowledge of good from evil, which made man worthy of getting the great job of the vice-regency of God on earth. Knowledge has given man superiority over more powerful creatures. It is self evident that nations, which had more knowledge, acquired greater power.

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BIRTH OF THE HOLY PROPHET (P.B.U.H & HIS HOUSEHOLD)

BIRTH OF THE HOLY PROPHET (P.B.U.H & HIS HOUSEHOLD) The dark clouds of ignorance had completely enveloped the Arabian Peninsula. Abominable and unlawful deeds, bloody campaigns, wide-spread plundering, and infanticide had obliterated all moral virtues, and placed the Arab society in a strange dclivity.

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Was the Holy Prophet martyred or did he die a natural death?

Was the Holy Prophet martyred or did he die a natural death? In general, the famous opinion (among the Shi’a and Sunni scholars) is that the Prophet (P) was poisoned by a Jewish woman after the battle of Khaibar. We do have a narration with a sound chain of narrators which states this.

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