Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) – Ask A Muslim

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Who is Prophet Muhammad?

Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, is the man beloved by more than 1.2 billion Muslims. He is the man who taught us patience in the face of adversity, and taught us to live in this world but seek eternal life in the hereafter. It was to Prophet Muhammad that God revealed the Quran. Along with this Book of guidance God sent Prophet Muhammad, whose behavior and high moral standards are an example to…

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The First Migration

(part 1 of 2): Linked by their Love for Prophet Jesus Ethiopia is a country that most of us know very little about. You might recognize the name but do you know that it is one of the countries in the region known as the Horn of Africa? It is the second most populous nation in Africa and frequently in the grip of severe famine. The region that we now call Ethiopia was once, in English, and most commonly outside…

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Muhammad: A man who excelled in all roles

(part 1 of 2): Not to Worship but to Emulate Prophet Muhammad is the 7th century CE man loved by more than 1.6 billion people in the world today. He is a man who lived in a time where the strong dominated the weak, female children were buried alive and women were little more than possessions traded from father to husband. However before he died the world had been transformed, no longer did the weak perish simply because they were…

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Meet the Prophet Muhammad

“I began to look at him and at the moon, he was wearing a red mantle, and he appeared to be more beautiful than the moon to me.” (Al-Tirmidhi) This is how Jabir ibn Samuradescribed the Last of the Prophets, the Chief of the Pious, the Prince of the Believers, the Chosen One of the Most Merciful – Muhammad, the Messenger of God. He had a pleasant face that was round, white, and fair. His hair fell to his ear…

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The Marriages of Prophet Muhammad

(part 1 of 2): Stages of Life The prophet Muhammad was a religious and political figure whose mission was to unite the various tribes of the Arabian peninsula specifically, and the whole world generally, under one religion. As an example for the world to follow, the life and decisions of the Prophet Muhammad are those from which much benefit and wisdom may be drawn. From the time of revelation, the Prophet lived a life under the direct supervision of the…

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What is the Criteria for a True Prophet?

Rays from the Same Lamp A natural question to ask someone who believes in any prophet is: ‘What are the criteria for your belief in him?’ Reasonable criteria would be: (i) evidence for his claim. (ii) consistency in his teachings (about God, afterlife, and similar issues of belief) (iii) similarity to the teachings of earlier prophets. (iv) integrity: he must be a man of high morals. The Bible lends support to our criteria. The Old Testament says of a false…

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