Short Answer: This video summarizes the answer. Islam is valid for every time and place. If the prophet (peace be upon him) had appointed a successor, this would have limited succession to only one method, which is designation. He therefore left the options open for later generations. _____________________________________ Salam Dear Sara, For your question, let us first start with …
The Prophet’s compassion with the humorous “donkey” is an example for all of us. We should never curse or abuse the habitual sinner. Do we even know how hard he or she is trying to give up their sin? Do we know how much love for Allah and His messenger they harbor in their hearts?
These three were among those who came to the Prophet Muhammad to present their excuses for staying behind. More than eighty of them were hypocrites, who put forward lame excuses and the Prophet accepted these and let them go.
There are many characteristics that make Prophet Muhammad a successful leader and many lessons lay in his leadership that is still relevant for Muslims today. Let us elucidate what makes the Prophet Muhammad an excellent leader and what we can learn from him. A good leader should:
What were these extraordinary qualities of Umar that he became the choice of the Prophet, and the next best person of this Ummah, Abu Bakr? Let us try to study a few of these.
Many believe that only extraverts are natural leaders, public speakers, trailblazers, and/or team players. But we know that the Prophet (PBUH) was a great leader, a one of a kind orator, a visionary, and a remarkable partner. So, which is it? Did the Prophet possess these qualities…
By loving Muhammad and by following his well-documented example, we express our desire to be the best that we can be, to achieve intimacy with God through none other than being complete human beings.
The secret behind the Prophet’s success as a leader, apart from the revelation he received from Allah, was that he led through love. It was a love that overflowed his being and spread to the people around him. The message he conveyed was one of compassion…
A man like Muhammad was the solace to his friends’ souls. They would miss him very much if he went to mind personal matters, even if for a short while. This is the feeling you might have when your soul mate is absent; you always wait in anticipation for him or her to come back.
Prophet Muhammad had transformed extremely hot-blooded and barbaric men into humble believers who prayed together indiscriminately, shoulder to shoulder, in rows as straight as arrows! How did the Prophet achieve such a turnaround?