It was the Prophet's way to point out the good qualities of those who sinned and fell into error... The Prophet's approach, by contrast, inspires virtue. When reminded of `Abdullah's frequent drunkenness, he boasted of that man's possessing the greatest virtue of loving Allah and His Messenger.
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It should not be perceived that by the Prophet’s giving and encouraging his companions to give would mean that he would accept that the poor may continue to ask for help for the rest of their lives. On the contrary he was keen on teaching the poor the importance of working to fulfill one's own needs.
One of the amazing prophecies in these Hindu scriptures is the one on the tongue of Maharshi Vyasa, a Hindu saint, that states that the land of Arabs will be corrupted by the evil doers — maybe a reference to the pre-Islamic pagans; and that Mahamad — a slight adulteration of the name Muhammad...
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was constant in remembering and supplicating Allah Almighty. He would supplicate Him in every situation and in all circumstances and he used to teach his companions to do so because remembering Allah means linking and connecting to Him.
How was one man, Muhammad, able to stand alone in the face of the whole world – or at least in the face of the Arabian Peninsula – at the beginning of the Islamic call? With what power was he able to stand alone in the face of all the chiefs of Quraysh and their body of beliefs...
Just as Allah called Moses (peace be upon him) to the valley and spoke directly to him and gave him that gift of speaking directly to him and of enjoying conversation with God, likewise Allah called Prophet Muhammad up and He gave him that beautiful command of prayer as a gift...
Because of her young age and lack of life experience, Aisha sometimes did or said things that made her husband reprimand her. We all can learn from these incidents, because even though most husbands nowadays do not have child brides, they do have wives who sometimes behave in ways that they do not like.
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is perhaps the single most misunderstood person in human history, especially among non-Muslims. This Infographic gives summary answers to clear ten main misconceptions attributed to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
Masjid ad-Dirar was built in Madinah by a monk named Abu Amir and some hypocrites. It was built close to masjid Quba’ with the intention of mischief and plots to disuniting the Muslims. After it was built, Abu Amir invited the Prophet to pray in it...
Prophet Muhammad faced a similar situation after leaving his home in Makkah to migrate to Madinah upon the invitation of its citizens. When he got there, some of his Companions — from the immigrants — were so homesick that they got physically ill. The unity of society was at risk and needed an urgent solution...
If Islamic doctrine were borrowed from Judaism and Christianity, why did it deny crucifixion? After all, both religions agree it took place! For the Jews, it was Jesus the imposter who was crucified, but for Christians, it was the Son of God. The Prophet Muhammad could have easily agreed to the crucifixion of Jesus, this giving more credit to his message.
The Jews and Christians would say: "The time has come for the unlettered prophet to appear who will revive the religion of Abraham. We will join his ranks and wage fierce war against you." When Muhammad actually appeared, some of them believed in him, and some refused. This is why God revealed...