The core of fasting according to the Prophet was one’s willingness not merely to give up self-indulgence, but to feel the need of one’s brother as one’s own. And no one was more kind-hearted and generous than the Messenger of God; and his generosity reached its peak in Ramadan.
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Prophet Muhammad used to prohibit injustice and oppression to animals and was much concerned with this matter. Once he entered a garden belonging to a man from the Ansar. There he found a camel, and when it saw him, it moaned and its eyes shed tears...
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) confirmed that whoever reads this verse before going to bed at night will be appointed an angel by Allah for protection and Satan will be unable to approach throughout the night’s sleep.
The role of the Prophet Muhammad didn’t end with the conveying of the verses of the Quran. He taught his companions, and through them he taught us, the importance of the verses, their usage, and how to implement them in practice.
Satan wants to disconnect you from your Iman, that’s his goal. Before you commit a sin, he tells you don’t worry about it. After you commit the sin, he tells you ‘you have no chance of ever connecting back with your creator’.
The Prophet’s environmental philosophy is first of all holistic: it assumes a fundamental link and interdependency between all natural elements and bases its teachings on the premise that if man abuses or exhausts one element, the natural world...
Prophet Muhammad treated the poor with mercy and kindness, and he used to give them whatever he could, although he, himself, was poor. He also used to teach his companions to have mercy upon the poor as well.
Ja’far grew up under the tutelage of his father Muhammad ibn `Ali, eventually going on to narrate Hadith mainly from him. This is actually a great sign of good fortune that was prevalent among the early generations of the Muslims, which followed that of the companions of the Prophet.
Kindness to neighbors is highly encouraged by all religions but Islam gives greater importance to how we should deal with our neighbors.The Quran makes it clear that neighbors are entitled to kindness, whether they are related to us or not.
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born into a society that had many of the major problems that we face today. And mended ties between neighbor, people and even his own enemies. He taught us how to turn those issues of strife into peace and security for everyone.
I actually have people come to me and say: “If going to Paradise means I’m still going to be with my wife, it’s not Paradise!” or “If going to Paradise means he’s still going to be there, it’s not really Paradise!”...
“There are three points about fasting the month of Sha’ban more than other months: First: the Prophet, used to fast three days every month. Perhaps he was busy and could not fast in some months, so he gathered all these in Sha’ban to fast them before the obligatory fast...