Exemplary Mercy, Forgiveness of Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ) Shown to Non-Muslims
The Prophet Mohammed (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم), may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, was described as a “Mercy for all the Worlds”, as God said in the Quran:
“We have sent you as a mercy for all the worlds.” (Quran 21:107)
The recipients of this quality were not limited to just the Muslim nation, but it also extended to non-Muslims, some of who spent all their effort trying to harm the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) and his mission. Continue reading “Exemplary Mercy, Forgiveness of Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ) to non-Muslims”
Until the birth of Last Messenger of God and Seal of Prophets Holy Prophet Mohammed b. Abdullah Al-Mustafa (Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam)(ﷺ) in the month of Rabi` ul Awwal in the Year of Elephant (Aam` ul-Feel)[corresponding to 570 C.E.] in the holy city of Makkah, people all over the world were in great poverty as to thought, opinions, individual and social attitudes; the world was troubled and submerged with polytheism and idolatry; the fire of corruption was flaming; superstitions and false views ruled the world in the name of religion; many worshipped non-Allah; Tribal fights and disputes were very common; the Arabian Peninsula was suffering from social, economic, political and other crisis, up to a point where Arabs were facing extinction because of their ignorance and the power of their oppressive neighbors.
The Creator of the Universe – Allah – describes them in the holy Quran as “…They had been in the abyss of ignorance and misguidance.” (62:2) Then the promised deliverer Mohammed (Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) (ﷺ) came into this world to guide ignorant mankind. He was born an orphan, his father having died a few months before his birth. Here are some narrations regarding the events that took place at the time of birth of the most dignified Messenger of Allah Muhammad Al-Mustafa (Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’sallam) (ﷺ) known as Sadiq (the Truthful) and Amin (the Trusted) and was sent as “The Mercy for this World and the Hereafter”:
Some Miraculous Events on the birth of Prophet Mohammed (Sallallaho alaihi wa’sallam) (ﷺ):
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One of the distinctive features of Islam is its emphasis on knowledge. The Holy Qur’an and the Islamic Tradition (Sunnah) invite Muslims to seek and acquire knowledge, wisdom and understanding of Deen and to hold men of knowledge in high esteem.
The first few verses of Holy Qur’an that were revealed to our Holy Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ-Sallallaho Alaihi Wa’Sallam):
“Read in the name of your Lord who created”
“Created man, out of a (mere) clot of congealed blood”
“Read, and your Lord is the most Generous”
“Who taught by the pen”
“Taught man that which he knew not.”
(Holy Qur’an 96:1-5) Continue reading “Holy Prophet on Knowledge & Education”
Once a man came to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) and said, “Oh prophet of Almighty God, I have many bad habits. Which one of them should I give up first?” The Holy Prophet Mohammed (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said, “Give up telling lies first and always speak the truth.” The man promised to do so and went home. Continue reading “Holy Prophet on Telling Truth”
Contemplation and Wisdom
The Holy Prophet of Islam took lessons from watching the sky, the moon, the sun, and every other thing in nature, and these phenomena attracted him to their Creator more than to themselves. Prophet Mohammed (pbuh) always used to contemplate the Greatness and Majesty of Almighty God, the Glorious and the welfare of the human race. He closely followed the affairs of his people and the spreading of the light of Islam. He talked only when necessary and when he did; his speech was devoid of any rhetoric and unnecessary words. It was precise, to the point and full of great meanings. Continue reading “Wisdom of Holy Prophet”
.:: THE PROPHET’’S VISIT TO TAIF::.
Abu Talib and Khadija (R.A) were the main supporters of the Holy Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ). It was so destined that they passed away within a few days of each other, leaving the Holy Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ) to lament the bereavement. He had lost a caring uncle and a loving wife.
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Whenever they reaped their first harvest, they brought early, fresh fruits to the Holy Prophet Mohammed (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم). Then he would distribute them among those who sat around him. This morning, a poor man brought one fruit from his small farm and gave it to the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم).
He (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) accepted the gift, tasted it and then went on eating it alone while the companions watched. One of those present meekly said: O Prophet of Almighty God, you have over looked the right of those who watch while you eat? The Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) smiled and waited till the man who had brought the fruit had gone. Then he (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم) said: I tasted the fruit and it was not yet ripe. Had I allowed you to have some of it, someone would have definitely shown his distaste, thus disappointing the poor man who had brought the gift. Rather than make him feel disappointing, my palate accepted the bitterness. Continue reading “Story of Exemplary morality”