Thousands of people rushed to the outskirts of the town to welcome the new governor appointed by Caliph Umar. They were all very anxious to see this well-known companion of the Prophet (peace be upon him).
The old woman happily gave him the stuff and he was carrying it back to her home. And the whole way she is bad talking of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) but she didn’t know that it was him!
One day Prophet Muhammad was walking outside of Makkah and he comes across a very famous man by the name of Rukana. Rukana was Quraysh’s strongest man; he was like the wrestling champ.
The fact that the fear of God is to seek to prevent God's punishment by carrying out God's commands and abstaining from His prohibitions. Consequently, a Muslim needs to have knowledge of these matters in order to fear God properly. An ignorant Muslim may have a sense of fear...
Let’s take a look at the life and leadership of the greatest leader in the history of the world, the Prophet from the lens of the 21 Irrefutable Laws. As you’re reading, be sure to contemplate on how we all can follow in the Prophet’s example and live out these laws in our lives.
No matter which station of life I turn to, I always find Prophetic examples motivating me to aspire for greater and greater perfection. In what follows, I shall list a few aspects of the spiritual and moral nourishment that sustains me as I face daily challenges.
Would you walk fifty miles to convey the message of Islam to people in another city? This is what Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) did in the tenth year of the revelation. It is known as the Year of Grief. His wife Khadijah and his uncle Abu Talib had just passed away.
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was an extraordinary husband, an ideal father, and a unique grandfather. He was unique in every way. He treated his children and grandchildren with great compassion, and never neglected to direct them to the straight path and to good deeds.
Good thoughts lead to good actions and good expectations lead to productive work. When we want to take hold of a new idea, we do not want to undermine it by over-thinking it, dissecting it, and qualifying it with exceptions. If we do that, it will sputter away and die. Once the idea is firmly in mind, it becomes easier to modify it and improve upon it.
When calling people to Islam, we should call people to Islam in steps, starting with the most important beliefs and subsequently introducing the most important practices. Many people find it difficult to apply everything in Islam at once, so counseling them...
This was a great loss to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). His uncle had protected him for the previous ten years. After the death of Abu Talib, the Quraish increased their persecution of the Prophet (peace be upon him) as never before.
Morale among the Muslims was sky-high, even among those who had their first taste of battle at Badr. Good equipment and numerical strength cannot win a battle if morale is low. This is true of all wars, both ancient and modern. When the battle was over...