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The Prophet's Remarkable Simplicity and Modesty

The Prophet's Remarkable Simplicity and Modesty

Prophet Muhammad did not like to be treated like a person of great power or following similar to kings/rulers. He forbade people from standing up in his presence or from kneeling down to him in respect. And he lived in a simple house and ate simple food…

Physical Characteristics of Temperament

In the Qur’an, Allah describes man as being created from water (Surat As-Sajdah 32:8), which is cold and wet; earth (Surat Ali Imran 3:59), which is cold and dry; clay (Surat Al-A`raf 7:12), which is cold and wet; and a sounding clay (Surat Ar-Rahman 55:14), which is hot and wet as it is transformed, or hot and dry as …

Muhammad- A 21st Century Prophet? (Special Folder)

Muhammad: A 21st Century Prophet? (Special Folder)

The message and teachings of the Prophet (peace be upon him) are for every time and place; they are for everyone to benefit and learn from. So how can the teachings of the 7th century fit in the modern world of the 21st century?

Save Yourself - Episode 5

Save Yourself - Episode 5

In this episode Mufti Menk finishes the lessons from Surah Al Noor and moves onto Surah Furqan. This surah is very important and puts a lot of emphasis on the people around you. The people who are around you play an impact on you and your character.

If Muhammad Were to Live in Europe

The Prophet’s plan was to introduce a better example of active and conscientious citizens who would at least make people view Islam favorably. To a great extent the Prophet managed to achieve this goal and the existence of Muslims in Madinah was a valuable addition to the society.

3 Tests of Moral Character

When will our moral values and principles translate from theory into a practical way of life, into something that endures throughout our lives and throughout our relationships, no matter how long they last? They must be values that stay with us even if we become powerful or attain to high administrative office…

Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad: Exalted Example of Character

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Brother in Islam, thanks a lot for your question, which reflects your deep-rooted love to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). …

Forgiveness and Purity of the Heart

Is forgiving beyond human capacity? What does the Quran have to say about forgiveness? Are there certain innate qualities that make them more likely to be forgiving than others?

Keeping Our Cool in Ramadan

We need to translate the restraint we show regarding our desire to eat and drink in this month into the ability to restrain our tongues and our hands when we are abused. We must, indeed, use our fast a shield, protecting us from bad behavior.

12 Principles That Make a True Muslim

Muslims should be committed to truth in information. They should promote truthful and honest reporting about everyone, including their enemies. A report coming from a Muslim source should be the most trustworthy report.

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