Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) - Mercy to Mankind

At the end of sixth century CE humanity had lost all the guidance that came from its Creator and Sustainer as how to live, act and behave on earth. There were no human rights anywhere in the world. Under the domination of both superpowers of the time, the Roman and the Persian Empires, only the ruling class was enjoying all the rights and privileges.

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Most Influential Person in History

Written by Micheal H. Hart

The 100, a Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History
by Michael H. Hart
Muhammed #1
570-632

“My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels.

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The Message of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

(This address was delivered in the Punjab University, Pakistan at the invitation of the Punjab University Students' Union on October 22, 1975, Translated from Urdu)

I HAVE been invited to speak in this assembly on the Message of the Holy Prophet (pbuh). To deal with this subject in the framework of logic, there is one obvious question which arises first: why the message of the Seerat of the Prophet (pbuh), and none other? Why, in particular , that of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and not that of any other Prophets or the founders of other religions? We must deal with this question at the outset. So that our minds may be fully satisfied that we can, in fact, obtain guidance not from any other ancient or modern personality, but from the character and personality of a Messenger of God alone. And of all the Messengers of  God and the leaders of religion, it is the life of Muhammad (pbuh) alone which offers true and comprehensive guidance. Guidance of which we stand in dire need today.

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What non-Muslim scholars said about Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him)


Nepolean Bonaparte – Quoted in Christian Cherfils BONAPARTE ET ISLAM (PARIS  1914)

“I hope the time is not far off when I shall be able to unite all the wise and educated men of all the countries and establish a uniform regime based on the principles of Qur'an which alone are true and which alone can lead men to happiness.”

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Who is Your Role Model?

All of us have had role models growing up. Boys look up to their fathers or other older males in their families. Girls observe their mothers and copy their behaviors. A boy in the class or a girl claims our admiration and esteem with some quality extraordinaire. We wish to have those qualities ourselves.

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Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) - The Only Hope of Mankind

INTRODUCTION

At the end of sixth century AD humanity had lost all the guidance that came from its Creator and Sustainer as how to live, act and behave on earth. There were no human rights anywhere in the world. Under the domination of both the superpowers of the time, the Roman and the Persian Empires, only the ruling class was enjoying all rights and privileges. 

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Life of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

The Biography of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

[Taken from Introduction to Islam by Muhammad Hamidullah (Centre Culturel Islamique, Paris, 1969), with some changes to make it more readable. The changes are marked by pairs of brackets like around this paragraph.]

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Prophethood in Islam

Prophethood is not unknown to heavenly revealed religions, such as Judaism and Christianity. In Islam, however, it has a special status and significance.

According to Islam, Allah created man for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings and guidance. How would man know his role and the purpose of his existence unless he received clear and practical instructions of what Allah wants him to do? Here comes the need for prophethood. Thus Allah has chosen from every nation at least one prophet to convey His Message to people.

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Sayings of Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him)

Allah - Proper name of God in Arabic.  Allah is the Creator and the Universal God.

Hadith  - Sayings of Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) 

‘Peace be upon him’ - Muslims mention this phrase after mentioning the name of Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him). 

This is done to honor and respect the Prophet.

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