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A Short Biography of Prophet Muhammad (SAWS)

Muhammad (SAWS) short biographyProphet Muhammad, may peace and blessings be upon him, is the last of the Prophets sent by God Almighty to the humanity. He is the seal of the Prophets, means Prophet-hood is completed with him. He is neither a god nor has any quality of divinity, as taught by himself. He needs to be known as the messenger and a slave of God. A very short biography of this blessed and greatest man ever walked on the face of the earth, is covered here as a starter for anyone who is interested to study more.

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Heart of disbelievers testify the truth

Quran speaks to the heart and this will be even manifested in the heart of a disbiliever

During the Makkan period of teaching, when the quran was recited in the Kaba, the disbelievers would make all sort of loud noises in disrespect so that even the genuine listener will not be able to hear.

They were thinking of creating a situaion by which no one will hear the message and will not accept the faith. Continue reading

Sumayya (RA) the first Martyr of Islam

Summayya bint Khayyat(RA) is the firs martyr in IslamAmong those who sacrificed life for faith of Islam, a woman comes first. Her blessed name is Sumayya (R.A).

Earlier Muslims had to sacrifice a lot to keep their faith. Among the sacrifces, Sumayya (RA) was a woman companion of the blessed Prophet (SAWS) who had to give up her life for the faith.

Yasir (RA) and his wife Sumayya (RA) belonged to a poor family. Ammar(RA) was their son.

During pre-Islamic ages exploitation of the poor was a regular incident. Moreover was the abuse of women. Continue reading

Not your deeds but the mercy of God

If you do good deeds, will it take you to heaven?

Prophet (SAWS) once told this story:
Long ago, there was a survivor from a ship wreck. He was saved in to an island. In the island he was all alone.

This person was a man of faith. When he was thirsty he looked around for water and found a spring where he could drink from. Continue reading

The Prophet of Mercy

The Prophet`s (Sallallaho alaihe Wasallam) Journey to Taif and his example of forgiveness to the insults:

Prophet(PBUH) was preaching the message of Allah to the people of Makkah as per the divine revelation. Even after his tries in 9 years most of the people remained defiant to his call. They did not let any stone un-turned to stop him from preaching. Continue reading

Honoring the guest – a companion’s dedication

Another incident from the life of the Prophet (PBUH) and his companions, how much sacrifice they did to receive the pleasure of Almighty.

One day, a man came to the circle of the Prophet (PBUH).

He complained of the hunger he is going through.

Prophet (PBUH) send for his household to bring some food for this person to have.

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Overlook others’ mistakes – A Bedouin’s story

This incident shows how forgiving the blessed Prophet, may peace be upon him, to the mistake of others:

During the early days Prophet’s (PBUH) masjid floor was barely sand.

One day, a Bedouin came to the masjid of the Prophet, peace be upon him, in Medina. He urinated in the middle of the masjid.

Several of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, got very upset at this sight and angrily came up to him, trying to get him to stop. Continue reading

The rich and the poor in Prophet’s (SAWS) company

It was a usual meeting. Rasool Allah (saw) was in his place and his companions gathered around him to hear the words of wisdom and guidance.

A rich person dressed in clean and elegant clothes arrived in the presence of Rasool Allah (saw) and sat down before him. A short while later, a poor person wearing old and tattered clothes, appeared, saluted the assembly: “Salamun Alaikum” (Peace be on you)!

And finding a vacant place comfortably sat down. Continue reading

Do not lie and you will be all fine

This incident from Prophet`s life show how compassionately he handled the people in ignorance. One companion who was in error honestly follows the Prophet in a single advice and it makes him righteous.

Once a man came to the prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) and said, “Oh prophet of Allah, I have many bad habits. Which one of them should I give up first?” The prophet said, “Give up telling lies first and always speak the truth.” Continue reading