‘I am sorry, O Prophet…’

Majed Al-Sugairi Okaz/Saudi Gazette MADINAH – Former Dutch Islamophobe and a former leading member of far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ party Arnoud Van Doorn visited the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to pray and say sorry for becoming part of a blasphemous film. Doorn was among the Freedom Party leaders who produced the blasphemous film, Fitna. […]

A True Prophet

The prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) started to send his disciples around the world. One of them Wabr ibn Yohanas Al-Khozaee whom the prophet (peace be upon him) sent to Yemen (Sana’a). He was ordered to teach people of Sana and to build them a Mosque by features the prophet (peace be upon him) […]

Did Muhammad Copy The Bible?

Amongst those who claim that Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) did not write the Qur’an but got it from other sources are those who claim that he simply copied either the Apocrypha (Some of the scriptures not included in the canon from the Council of Nicea in 325 CE that became known as the Bible, and […]

Did Muhammad have epilepsy ?

Some people who reject the Prophethood of Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) agree because of the historical evidence of Muhammad’s (Peace and Blessings be upon him) impeccable character and truthfulness that he would not have deliberately fabricated the Qur’an and his Prophethood, so they allege for some reason that he either had epilepsy […]

What They Say About Prophet Muhammad

“If a man like Muhammad were to assume the dictatorship of the modern world, he would succeed in solving its problems that would bring it the much needed peace and happiness.” George Bernard Shaw “My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world’s most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be […]

Do Muslims Bless Abraham and His Seed?

“I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you,and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” (Gen 12:2-3) Do Muslims Bless Abraham and […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On the Fear of God

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Hell will be brought on that Day (the Day of Resurrection) with seventy chains; and with every chain will be seventy thousand angels, pulling it”. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “The least tortured man on the Day of Resurrection is one underneath whose feet will be placed two live coal, […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On How to Judge Treatment of People

I heard `Umar bin Al-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him) reported saying: “In the lifetime of Messenger of Allah (PBUH) some people were called to account through Revelation. Now Revelation has discontinued and we shall judge you by your apparent acts. Whoever displays to us good, we shall grant him peace and security, and […]

The Teachings of the Prophet On The Signs of Allah’s Love For His Slaves

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Allah, the Exalted, has said: `I will declare war against him who treats with hostility a pious worshipper of Mine. And the most beloved thing with which My slave comes nearer to Me, is what I have enjoined upon him; and My slave keeps on coming closer to Me through […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Love for the sake of Allah

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “There are three qualities whoever has them, will taste the sweetness of true faith: To love Allah and His Messenger (PBUH) more than anyone else; to love a slave (of Allah) (all humans are Allah’s slaves) only for (the sake of) Allah; and to abhor returning to infidelity after Allah has […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Being With The Pious People

After the death of Messenger of Allah (PBUH), Abu Bakr said to `Umar : “Let us visit Umm Aiman as Messenger of Allah (PBUH) used to visit her”.  When  we came to her, she wept. They (Abu Bakr and `Umar said to her, “What makes you weep? Do you not know that what Allah has […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on The Respect for Scholars

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “The person who is best versed in the recitation of the Book of Allah, should lead the prayer; but if all those present are equally versed in it, then the one who has most knowledge of the the way of the Prophet (pbuh) [Muslim] Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “One […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Doing Good to the Friends of One’s Parent and other Relatives

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “The finest act of goodness is that a person should treat kindly the loved ones of his father”. [Muslim] When `Abdullah bin `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) set out to Makkah, he kept a donkey with him to ride when he would get tired from the riding of the […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On Disobeying Parents and cutting off Relationships

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Shall I not inform you of the biggest of the major sins?” Messenger of Allah (PBUH) asked this question thrice. We said, “Yes, O Messenger of Allah. (Please inform us.)”. He said,“Ascribing partners to Allah, and to be undutiful to your parents”. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) sat up from his […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Kindness to Parents and Keeping Good Relationships With Relatives

I asked the Prophet (PBUH) , “Which of the deeds is loved most by Allah?” Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Prayers at its proper time.” I asked, “What next?” He (PBUH) replied, “Kindness to parents.” I asked, “What next?” He replied, “Struggle  in the way of Allah.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on The Rights of The Neighbors

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) commanded me thus, “O Abu Dharr! Whenever you prepare a broth, put plenty of water in it, and and give some of it to your neighbours”. [Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Jibril kept recommending treating neighbours with kindness until I thought he would assign a share of inheritance”. comment: Jibril […]

The Prophet’s Teaching On Spending The Best For The Happiness of Allah

Abu Talhah (May Allah be pleased with him) was the richest among the people of Al-Madinah and possessed the largest property from palm-trees, and among his possessions what he loved most, a garden of  his known as Bairuha’ which was opposite to  the mosque the mosque of the Prophet.  The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) often […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On Providing for the Family

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “A dinar (a gold coin)  you spend in Allah’s way, or to free a slave, or as a charity you give to a needy person, or to support your family, the one yielding the greatest reward is that which you spend on your family”. [Muslim] commentary: Gold coins were the […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On The Husbands Rights

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “By Him in Whose Hand is my life, when a man calls his wife to his bed, and she does not respond, the One Who is above the heaven becomes displeased with her until he (her husband) becomes pleased with her” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] Commentary: The following saying of the […]

The Prophet’s Teachings Regarding Women

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “The believers who show the most perfect Faith are those who have the best behaviour, and the best of you are those who are the best to their wives”. [At-Tirmidhi]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said: “Take my advice with regard to women: Act kindly towards women, for they were created […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Benevolent Treatment towards Orphans, Girls, the Weak, the Poor and the Humble Persons

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “I will be like this in paradise with the person who takes care of an orphan”. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) raised his forefinger and middle finger by way of  illustration (meaning as close as these two fingers are to each other is how a person who takes care of the […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On The Superiority Those Who Are Outcasts of Society

I heard Messenger of Allah (PBUH) saying, “Shall I not inform you about the people of Paradise? It is every person who is, modest and humble (before Allah), a person who is accounted among the weak and is looked down upon but if he adjures (prays to)  Allah, Allah will certainly give him what he […]

The Prophet’s Teachings of Saying a Good Word on Someone’s Behalf

Whenever a needy person would come to the Prophet (PBUH), he would turn to those who were present and say, “If you make a good word on his behalf (intercession) for him, you will be rewarded, because Allah decreed what He likes by the tongue of His Messenger”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. In the case of […]

Teaching of the Prophet Helping the Needs of the Believers

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “A believer  is a brother/Sister of another believer, s/he neither wrongs him or nor does s/he hand him/her over to one who does him/her wrong. If anyone fulfills his brother’s/sister’s  needs, Allah will fulfill his/her needs; if one relieves a believer of his/her troubles, Allah will relieve his/her troubles on […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On Covering Up The Faults of Others

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Allah will cover up on the Day of Judgement  the faults of the one who covers up the faults of the others in this world”. [Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Every one of my followers will be forgiven except those who expose (openly) their wrongdoings. An example of this is […]

Teachings of the Prophet on The Conduct of the Believers With One Another

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “The relationship of the believer with another believer is like (the bricks of) a building, each strengthens the other.” He (PBUH) illustrated this by interlacing the fingers of both his hands. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Whoever enters our mosque or passes through our market with arrows […]

Prophet’s Teachings about Oppression & Restoring Rights

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Beware of injustice, for oppression will be darkness on the Day of Judgement; and beware of stinginess because it doomed those who were before you. It incited them to shed blood and treat the unlawful as lawful.” Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon Him) said, “On the Resurrection Day, the […]

The Prophets Teachings On Discharging Trusts

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “There are three signs of a hypocrite: When he speaks, he lies; when he makes a promise, he breaks it; and when he is trusted, he betrays his trust.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. nother narration adds the words: ‘Even if he observes fasts, performs prayer and asserts that he is a […]

The Prophets Teachings on Practice What You Preach

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “A man will be brought on the Day of Resurrection and will be cast into Hell, and his intestines will pour forth and he will go round them as a donkey goes round a millstone. The inmates of Hell will gather round him and say: `What has happened to you, […]

The Prophet’s Teaching On Enjoining Good & Forbidding Evil

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Whoever amongst you sees an evil, he must change it with his hand; if he is  unable to do so, then with his tongue; and if he is unable to do so, then with his heart; and that is the weakest form of Faith”. [Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On Sincerity

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “No one of you becomes a true believer until he likes for his brother what he likes for himself”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Islam is sincerity”. We said: “For whom?” He replied, “For Allah, His Book, His Messenger and for the leaders of the Muslims  and the masses”. […]

The Prophet’s Teaching On Assisting Others in Good

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “He who equips a warrior in the way of Allah (will get the reward of the one who has actually gone for war); and he who looks after the family of a warrior in the way of Allah will get the reward of the one who has gone for war”. [Al-Bukhari […]

The Prophets Teaching On Guiding Others

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Whoever guides someone to virtue will be rewarded equivalent to him who practices that good action”. [Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “If anyone calls others to follow right guidance, his reward will be equivalent to those who follow him (in righteousness) without their reward being diminished in any respect, […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Initiating a New Good Deed

We were with Messenger of Allah (PBUH) shortly after dawn when there came to him some people clad in woollen rags, or covered with sleeveless blankets; and with swords hanging down from their necks. Most of them rather, all of them, belonged to the Mudar tribe. The face of the Prophet (PBUH) changed when he […]

The Prophet’s Prohibition on Creating New Matters in Islam

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “If anyone introduces in our matter something which does not belong to it, will be rejected”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The narration in Muslim says: “If anybody introduces a practice which is not authenticated by me, it is to be rejected”. The Messenger of Allah used to say in all his […]

The Prophet’s Teachings On Adhering to the Sunnah (His Way)

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Do not ask me unnecessarily about the details of the things which I do not mention to you. Verily, the people before you were doomed because they were used to putting many questions to their Prophets and had differences about their Prophets. Refrain from what I forbid you and do what […]

The Prophet’s Teachings on Doing Good Deeds Regularly

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Should anyone fall asleep at night and fail to recite his portion of the Qur’an, or a part of it, if he recites it between the Fajr prayer (The Prayer at dawn)  and the Zuhr (The Prayer at noon)  prayer, it will be recorded for him as though he had […]

The Prophet on 360 Joints

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Everyone of the children of Adam has been created with three hundred and sixty joints; so he who declares the Glory of Allah (i.e., saying Allahu Akbar), praises Allah (i.e., Al-hamdu lillah), declares Allah to be One (i.e., La ilaha illallah), glorifies Allah, and seeks forgiveness from Allah (i.e., Astaghfirullah), and […]

Teachings of the Prophet on Moderation

Three men came to the house of the Prophet (PBUH) to inquire about the worship of the Prophet (PBUH). When they were informed, they considered their worship insignificant and said: “What are we in comparison with the Prophet (PBUH) while Allah has forgiven his past sins and future sins”. One of them said: “As for […]

The Teaching of the Prophet On Numerous ways of doing Good

“O Messenger of Allah! Which action is the best?” He (PBUH) said, “Faith in Allah and Jihad in the way of Allah.” I asked: “Which slave is best (for emancipation)?” He said, “That which is dearest of them in price and most valuable of them to its masters”. I asked: “If I cannot afford (it)?” […]

The Prophets Teachings Emphasis On Doing More Good Deeds In The Latter Part of Life

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Allah excuses and grants forgiveness to a person until he attains the age of sixty years”.

The Prophet’s Teachings On The Jihad To Be Closer To Allah

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Allah the Exalted has said: ‘I will declare war against him who shows hostility to a pious servant of Mine. And the most beloved thing with which My slave comes nearer to Me is what I have enjoined upon him; and My slave keeps on coming closer to Me through […]

The Prophets Teaching’s About Being In State of Urgency for Doing Good Deeds

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Be prompt in doing good deeds (before you are overtaken) by turbulence which would be like a part of the dark night. A man would be a believer in the morning and turn to disbelief in the evening, or he would be a believer in the evening and turn disbeliever […]

The Teachings of the Prophet on Sticking to the Truth

I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell me something of Islam which I will not ask anyone else about it.” He (PBUH) said, “Say, `I believe in Allah’ and then be steadfast”. [Muslim]. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Follow the Right Path of Faith strictly, and be steadfast; and keep in mind that none of […]

The Teachings of the Prophet on Having Firm Belief

The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) used to supplicate: “O Allah! To You I have submitted, and in You do I believe, and in You I put my trust, to You do I turn, and for You I argued. O Allah, I seek refuge with You through Your Power; there is none worthy of worship except […]

The Teachings of the Prophet on Piety

It was asked, “O Messenger of Allah! Who is the most honourable amongst mankind?” He (PBUH) said, “The most honourable of them is one who is the most pious of them.” Prophet (PBUH) used to say: “Allahumma inni as’alukal-huda wat-tuqa wal-`afafa wal-ghina (O Allah! I ask You for guidance, piety, chastity and self-sufficiency)”. [Muslim]. Messenger […]

Teachings of the Prophet on Mindfulness of God’s Rights

Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, “Fear Allah wherever you are, do good deeds after doing bad ones, the former will wipe out the latter, and behave decently towards people”. [At-Tirmidhi]. One day, I was riding behind the Prophet (PBUH) when he said, “O boy! I will instruct you in some matters. Be watchful of Allah […]

The Prophets Teachings on Truthfulness

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “Truth leads to piety and piety leads to Paradise. A man persists in speaking the truth till he is enrolled with God as a truthful. Falsehood leads to vice and vice leads to the hell Fire, and a person persists on telling lies until he is enrolled as a liar”.’ [Agreed […]

Teachings of the Prophet on Patience and Suffereing

The Prophet said, “Whosoever would be chaste and modest; Allah will keep him chaste and modest and whosoever would seek self-sufficiency, God will make him self-sufficient; and whosoever would be patient, God will give him patience, and no one is granted a gift better and more comprehensive than patience”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The Messenger of […]

Teachings of the Prophet In Making Peace Among People

Messenger of God (PBUH) said, “On every joint of man, there is charity, on everyday when the sun rises: doing justice between two men is charity, and assisting a man to ride an animal or to load his luggage on it is charity; and a good word is charity, every step which one takes towards […]

Teachings of the Prophet on Repentence

I heard Messenger of God (PBUH) saying: “By Allah (God), I seek Allah’s (God’s) forgiveness and repent to Him more than seventy times a day.” [Al-Bukhari]. The Messenger of God (PBUH) said: “Turn you people in repentance to God and beg pardon of Him. I turn to Him in repentance a hundred times a day”. […]