Born in Mecca; believed by Muslims to be the last prophet sent down by Allah (SWT) to mankind.

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Why are depictions of Mohammed approved of in Iran?

It is my understanding that most Muslims disapprove of depictions of the prophet Mohammed (which may even be coupled with disapproval of depictions of humans in general). But I recently heard that ...
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Isra’ and Mi’ray

What is Isra' and Mi'ray? Are this two names related with the Prophet (saw) ascension? It is allowed to celebrate the "night of the ascension?". In some pages this celebration it is said that is a ...
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Why was Quran sent down?

In several places, the Qur'ān criticizes the Jews (not Christians) for how they misuse their scriptures, accusing them of perverting ( 2:75), concealing (6:61, 2:140) twisting their tongues when they ...
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Muhammad, Mohammad, Muhammed, Mohammed, Mohamed, or Mohumed?

What is the correct way to spell the Prophet's name? Wikipedia spells it Muhammad (so does this site's tag: prophet-muhammad), though I'm running into people with variations on the spelling quite ...
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Why is making a picture of Mohammed disrespectful?

I know that Muslims find it offensive to draw a depiction of Mohammed. Why, exactly? Can't he be drawn respectfully? Related: Is drawing people prohibited in Islam?. Note that my question's premise ...
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Did the Prophet(pbuh) marry his wife “Maymunah” after the revelation of Quran 33:52?

With the verse Quran 33:52, Muhammad(PBUH) was not allowed to take any new wives or change them for other wives. Not lawful to you, [O Muhammad], are [any additional] women after [this], nor [is ...
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When did the Jews stop visiting the Kaaba?

I was reading in chapter 2 of Martin Lings' biography of Muhammad that the Jews stopped visiting the Kaaba after pilgrims started bringing idols there. There's a citation of Ibn Ishaq 15, but I don't ...
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Can one submit to Allah without accepting Muhammad as his prophet?

On the premise that Allah has existed since before the prophet Muhammad walked the Earth, and that one could submit to Allah at that time as well (Ibrahim submitted to Allah against his father's ...
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Is there a difference between a messenger and a prophet according to the Quran, Hadiths, or tradition? [duplicate]

I have now seen several articles now that use the terms synonymously but I saw a comment on a couple of the articles chastising the author for doing so? Is there a difference? If so, what is the ...
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)? [duplicate]

Most people believe that they're allowed to say anything and they're allowed to express their opinions saying that it's 2015. My question is that nowadays people make jokes about religions especially ...
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“Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith meaning?

What exactly is the meaning of the Phrase "Let(or Shall) my parents be sacrificed for you" while talking to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the companions mostly used for showing respect. What is ...
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What did Prophet Muhammad mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China" ?

What did Prophet Muhammad (PUBH) mean by “Seek knowledge even as far as China" ? What typ of knowledge is this? Though this line doesn't sound so prophetic.. Does anybody have further knowledge on ...
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What is good book to start learning about the Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)? [closed]

Can anyone suggest me any website/ PDF book/ ebook of The Biography of Our Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam (PUBH)? I do want to know maximum information about his life, and his sayings. ...
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Special favours to Israel

According to Qur'an, Allah gave many special favours to Bani Israel. In what way did he favour them? What was the reason for this? How is different from the prophets he sent to the rest of ...
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Is it allowed for someone to say “I am Muhammad”

On an online forum there is someone that keeps saying "I am Muhammad" as if he where impersonating the Prophet himself. Is this ok? If so/not is there somewhere in the Qur'an that mentions it?
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Why did Mohammad had a special privilege of marriage?

According to 33:50 Mohammed had a special privilege of marrying women: O Prophet! We have made lawful to thee thy wives to whom thou hast paid their dowers; and those whom thy right hand possesses ...
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Do Muslims view Muhammad as more important than Jesus?

Do muslims view Muhammad as more important than Jesus? If they view them as being on the same 'level', how come there have been negative reactions from Muslims against cartoon depictions of Muhammad ...
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Is Prophet Muhammad a perfect and infallible role model?

Can Prophet Muhammad be considered a role model in every aspect for a modern Muslim? If prophet practised X, is it safe to assume every Muslim should imitate him in that regard? If a certain action or ...
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Who decides who can carry out executions of those who mock the Prophet Mohammad?

I have read at IslamQA and learned that making fun of the Prophet Mohammad is punishable by death. In the Hadith, there are numerous acts carried out by regular people upon those who do so. It came to ...
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Authencity of the prophets?

I have a question regarding the the authencity of the prophets. I do not mean to offend anyone, im just asking this to clear my own mind. How can we verify the prophets were truly sent by God, when ...
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Does Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) know everything?

Recently I've seen in an Facebook page that Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh) Doesn't know everything. He doesn't know Gayeb. But many person oppose this.. They said that Prophet (pbuh) knows everything and ...
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Encounters of Mohammed with Jewish scholars/leaders

Mohammed lived in Saudia Arabia, mainly in Mecca and (later) Medina. He lived from 570-632CE. According to this wikipedia article there were Jews in Saudia Arabia at that time: The first mention ...
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Is the Hadith about “the prophet sucking on the tongue” true?

I've just came across a comment from a (probably christian) I recently stumbled upon a Hadith that said this too! Musnad Ahmad 16245—[Mua’wiya said]: I saw the prophet sucking on the tongue ...
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (or prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?) [duplicate]

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names. Or the ...
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Taha (طه) is a name of prophet Mohammad (pbuh)?

Is it true that the first aya(verse) of 20th surah (Taha sura) is a name or perhaps a cognomen of our prophet?
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Why do we use different phrases for different prophets?

I would like to know the difference between salla allah alayhi wa salam, which we use for the prophet Muhammad and aleyhi salam, which we use for all the other prophets. Why don't we use ...
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What is the religous significance of this hadith?

Hadith 116 in Sahih al-Bukharis collection is narrated by Abdullah bin Umar; he says: Once the Prophet (ﷺ) led us in the `Isha' prayer during the last days of his life and after finishing it (the ...
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What is meant by the Kunya name of the Prophet?

Hadith 110, from Sahih al-Bukhari is narrated by Abu Hurraira; and he had said: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Name yourselves with my name (use my name) but do not name yourselves with my Kunya name ...
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Sins of Muhammad?

In the Qur'an, Allah instructs Muhammad to ask forgiveness for his sin So know, [O Muhammad], that there is no deity except Allah and ask forgiveness for your sin and for the believing men and ...
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Why is the Quran so hard against those who questioned the prophet?

There are obnoxious people like Abu Lahab and Uqba Mu'ayt who lived during Muhammad's(pbuh) lifetime . They were skeptical of the prophet, got physical at him, and threw excrement at his house. They ...
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Question regarding Durood Shareef

After reciting Durood Shareef (Allah Humma Salle Ala Muhammadin, and Allahumma Barik Ala), should we say our Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam's full name? Because, as we know, we should ...
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Our relation to God and the prophet Muhammad in paradise

When is the first time that we can see God? In paradise can we talk to God while seeing him and have an answer from him on the spot, and can we talk to the prophet Muhammad at any time?
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How did Muhammad (PBUH) try to convince people that he is a prophet of God?

Three years after Muhammad (PBUH) was visited by Gabriel and received his first revelation from God, he started preaching revelations publicly, proclaiming that he is the last messenger of God, ...
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May Allah let us go to the prophet Muhammad' s ( pbuh) tomb for seeking tranquility? [closed]

In Surah Baqrah , verse 248 , we read : وَقَالَ لَهُمْ نَبِيُّهُمْ إِنَّ آيَةَ مُلْكِهِ أَن يَأْتِيَكُمُ التَّابُوتُ فِيهِ سَكِينَةٌ مِّن رَّ‌بِّكُمْ وَبَقِيَّةٌ مِّمَّا تَرَ‌كَ آلُ مُوسَىٰ ...
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how to calculate jewlry zakat while in debt?

My husband and me recently bought a house and staying there.But since we couldn't manage the full price of that house so we we took bank loan based on our salaries.50% of the price of that house is ...
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Why Allah send darood on Prophet Muhammad(saw)?

إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ ۚ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Prophet: O ye ...
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what should be the wording of divorce?

I want to ask that if husband say "talaq talaq takaq" or say is talaq from my side instead of saying "I divorce you" would that be considered as divorce or not?
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Are there any reported miracles performed by the Prophet (in the Hadith)?

There are miracles reported in the Qu'ran; but from the lists I've seen these are acts of Allah or prophets other than Muhammed (pbuh). Q. Is it safe to assume that there are no reports in the Qu'ran ...
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What made the prophet (PBUH) not assign a successor? (Sunni brother's View) [closed]

I was searching the site to find the answer and I came across this answer which is about the original successor of Mohammad (PBUH). The answerer concludes that "Muhammad did not nominate a political ...
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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? prophet?people?(Shia view)

The society of Muslims needs to be guided by caliph after prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Hence, after the death of holy prophet (PBUH), a caliph was assigned to guide and rule the Muslims. According to my ...
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Is Mohammed a deity?

Recently, someone reportedly described Mohammed as a deity. Oddly enough, it wasn't someone insulting him that described him as a deity, but someone responding to him saying that you can't insult a ...
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Was Prophet's light created by Allah's Light much before anything else was created?

I am a Shiah therefore should believe in the Noor theory, that Allah created Prophet's Noor before he created anything else.. But can anyone explain this in the light of the verse 44 of Surah Qasas ...
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Did prophet mohammed PBUH told we have to read quran only in arabic? [duplicate]

Did prophet Mohammed PBUH told we have to read Qur'an only in Arabic?
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Did god create the earth for the sake of the prophet and his family only?

I posted a question earlier and I got a reply that states a part of a Hadith: Why do Shia care about Hussain and not Hasan? Then the Lord, Almighty Allah said :"O My angels! O Residents of My ...
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Has anything else written by the Prophet come down to us, besides the Hadith or Qu'ran?

For example, in Sahih Bukhari we have the following two reports: Allah's Apostle wrote a letter to Caesar saying, "If you reject Islam, you will be responsible for the sins of the peasants (i.e. ...
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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? prophet?people?(Sunni view)

The society of Muslims needs to be guided by caliph after prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Hence, after the death of holy prophet (PBUH), a caliph was assigned to guide and rule the Muslims. According to my ...
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By the Quran or the Prophet's words only, may Riba be produced?

By referencing only the Quran or the Prophets words ascribed by cross-accusation, is it permissible to produce Riba? The assumed beneficiaries of Riba, the lenders, are of course condemned for ...
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Can Muhammad (PBUH) know the future or say what will happen tomorrow ?

Can Muhammad (PBUH) know the future or say what will happen tomorrow ? did he have the knowledge of future
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Christian claims God spoke to bibilical prophets but never to Mohammad. Is it true?

"God spoke to Biblical prophets but never to Mohammad" (Gen 8:15 God spoke to Noah, Gen 24:7 to Abraham, Gen 31:11 to Jacob, Exo 6:2 to Moses, 1Sam 3:17 to Samuel, 2Sam 23:3 to David, etc...) ...
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What did Prophet Muhammad do for a living?

I know he was a merchant prior to becoming prophet. After he became a prophet, was he still a merchant? Did he have a day job or something like that? Did he receive salary for being a prophet? ...