O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year, I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore, listen to what I am saying to you very carefully and take these words to those who could not be present here today…
The 10th of Dhul Hijjah is indeed a great day for the pilgrims who are performing hajj because they do a multitude of unique and rare good deeds on this day, continuing to do them in the 3 days that follow it.
Good manners and noble qualities of the character enjoy a place of crucial importance in the structure of Islamic teachings. Simply by being polite you are an ambassador for this great religion convincing people that Islam advocates manners and reverence for one and all.
The Prophet left a profound impression on the Muslim soul. He gave them the best guidance in Hajj and for them he was an exemplary leader. In fact, he was the greatest leader and inspirer the world had ever seen.
Visiting Madinah brings peace and blessing to our hearts. One of the most important places to visit there is the Prophet’s mosque, Al-Masjid An-Nabawi, where there is the Prophet’s tomb. It is highly recommended for one who visits Madinah to pray in the Prophet’s masjid and visit his tomb and send salutations upon him.
Prophet Muhammad demonstrates such a different type of leadership: from a husband caring for his family, to a teacher teaching his students, to a General leading an army.
The Prophet would spend quality time with his spouse. He didn’t live a separate life under the same roof. He would go on walks with his wife, travel with his wife, and seek her advice. He would engage in stimulating conversation. When was the last time you took spouse out for a nice dinner?
After the peace agreement the Prophet was also able to open new avenues to spread Islam outside Arabia. He wrote to the kings and rulers of all the states surrounding Arabia, or ruling in the far corners of the Arabian Peninsula, informing them about Islam and calling on them to believe in it.
The code of conduct for establishing and using mosques which was generated by Prophet Muhammad under the aegis of revelation, is universal and timeless, applying to every time and space, as it is the case with the whole corpus of Islamic beliefs, values and principles.
One should walk towards Allah with feelings of deficiency. His Right is too great to be recognized and fulfilled; and without showering under His Mercy, there can be no salvation. Suppose people sacrifice their souls and wealth for His Sake.