Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ): The Ideal Husband, Father and Grandfather

Prophet Muhammad personifies the roles of perfect father and husband. He was so kind and tolerant with his wives that they could not envisage their lives without him, nor did they want to live away from him. He married Sawdah, his second wife, while in Makkah. After a while, he wanted to divorce her for … Continue reading Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ): The Ideal Husband, Father and Grandfather

Frequently asked questions about biography of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)

1. When was the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) born?  He was born on Monday, 12th Rabi Al Awwal, April 22nd, 571 AC. 2. Where was the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) born?  In Makkah 3. What is the name of the Prophet's father?  Abdullah Ibn Abdul Muttalib. 4. What is the name of the Prophet's mother?  Aminah Bint Wahhab Ibn Abd Manaf … Continue reading Frequently asked questions about biography of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)

Miracles of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)

By Imam an-Nawawi [Editor's note: A number of works have been authored concerning this topic or discussing this topic amongst them are: ibn Taymiyyah (Al-Jawab as-Sahih li man Baddala Din al-Masih); what was mentioned by Ibn Kathir (Tarikh) and Adh-Dhahabi (Tarikh al-Islam); Ibn Hajr (Fathul-Bari) [6/582] Refer also to Khayru-d-Din Wanili, Mu`jazat al-Mustapha [3rd ed., … Continue reading Miracles of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)

From the conquest of Makkah until the demise of the Prophet (ﷺ)

CHAPTER SIX THE BATTLE OF HUNAYN After Allah (ﷻ) enabled His Messenger and the Muslims to conquer Makkah, and the resistance of Quraysh, which had lasted for twenty- one years from the beginning of his mission, collapsed, then Hawaazin gathered to fight the Messenger (ﷺ) and the battle of Hunayn took place, details of which … Continue reading From the conquest of Makkah until the demise of the Prophet (ﷺ)

The unique features of the Seerah

The Seerah has a number of unique features which make studying it a source of spiritual and intellectual pleasure. Studying it is essential for all scholars of shari'ah, daa'iyahs who call people to Allah and those who are concerned with social reforms, to ensure that Islam will be conveyed to the people in a convincing … Continue reading The unique features of the Seerah

Source material for the biography of the Prophet (ﷺ)

There are only four main sources for the Biography of the Prophet (ﷺ) 1. The Holy Qur'an This is the primary source from which we derive the features of the Prophet (ﷺ)'s biography. The Qur'an refers to his childhood: "Did He not find you [O' Muhammad] an orphan and gave you a refuge? And He found you … Continue reading Source material for the biography of the Prophet (ﷺ)