Questions tagged [prophet-muhammad]

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

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Did Prophet Muhammad SAW send blessing upon himself?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Someone asked me a question and I didn't have a clear answer to this. Please clarify it for me. Did the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW himself read Darood E Ibrahim ...
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What is the status of the divorcées of the Prophet?

Allah () says in (33:6): The Prophet is more worthy of the believers than themselves, and his wives are [in the position of] their mothers. ... In relevance to my former question Whom did the ...
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Is this Hadith on Mawlid a Hadith and authentic?

"I saw the Prophet ﷺ in my sleep, and told him about the practice of holding celebratory feasts on the day of his birth and he replied “If someone rejoices in us, we rejoice in him!" — ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad fast voluntarily during times of battle?

Islam has days for voluntary fasting, e.g., Mondays and Thursdays, and Muhammad was known to fast on these days (e.g. Aishah narrated: "The Prophet used to try to fast on Mondays and Thursdays." ...
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If the Bani Hashim were so weak by Muhammad's day, how could Abu Talib protect him from the powerful Quraysh?

I asked a related question earlier, trying to understand the sudden, catastrophic decline of the Bani Hashim from the high point during the early adulthood of Abd al-Muttalib to the low point at the ...
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Did our beloved Prophet Muhammad (saw) kiss Hassan & Husein, is this Hadith authentic?

I found this hadith online and wanted to know if its authentic? Hadith Number 16245, Volume Title: “The Sayings of the Syrians,” Chapter Title: “Hadith of Mu’awiya Ibn Abu Sufyan”: “I saw the ...
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How did the prophet teach others?

In my city children are taught in (mainly) two different ways: they are taught really strictly or not taught at all. Ive seen some people who grow up very conservative but when they hit their late ...
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Was the Prophet (ﷺ) given a choice about being the apostle, or simply commanded to to?

Did Allah ask the Prophet (ﷺ) if he would be His Messenger, or command him to? Essentially, was there a point where purely theoretically the Prophet (ﷺ) could have said no (though obviously that ...
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Did any of the sahaba - beside the Prophet Muhammad himself - give fatwa? (Shi'a view)

During the life time of the Prophet () did anybody of the sahabah give fatwa according to Shi'a sources? If so who was/were this/these sahabi/sahabah? And under what circumstances did he/they give ...
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What did the seal of prophet hood look like?

According to tradition there was a marking on the prophet's back from birth or later between his shoulder blades, that wise men looked for and saw that confirmed to them his prophet hood even before ...
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What was the exact duration of Hazrat Safiyya (r.a.) idda?

After Hazrat Safiyya (r.a) was taken captive in the Battle of Khaybar, the Prophet manumitted her and married her. But, in accordance with the practice of istibra, he didn't consummate his marriage ...
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Whom did the Prophet divorce?

In the tafsir of ibn 'Ashur (التحرير والتنوير) of verse 33:6 I found a quote saying that our Prophet divorced a woman from Kindah before consuming the marriage. My question is did he divorce any ...
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What is the correct distance of "Al Kauther "?

According to Sahih Hadeeth "Al Kauther" has different distances. Which one is the correct distance? Volume 8, Book 76, Number 579: Narrated Ibn 'Umar: The Prophet said, "There will be a tank (...
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Did our Prophet Muhammad SAW speak to Allah directly?

Salam, I know that messages from Allah were sent through the angels (perhaps specifically through Angel Gabreal) to our beautiful prophet Muhammad SAW. But, did SAW speak to Allah directly and Allah ...
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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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Why did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) marry Zainab bint Jahsh?

So this is something I wanted to know the answer about for a long time. Why did the Prophet Muhammad (saw) marry his first cousin but also daughter in law Zainab? This is a question I've also noticed ...
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What is right and what is wrong?

I'm from Asian country. I don't know whether our traditions is the same or not. But I need to make sure what is actual bidaah? I learned Quran in my language 3 years ago. I convert as muslim after ...
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Can a child have mother's surname?

Im really confused .My daughter has her mother's surname since birth and I agreed to it. But I read online some sites are saying should fathers and others saying it doesn't matter aslong as identity ...
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Can i get a family consisting of a lot of relatives eg brothers and sister whom i dont have in this life in jannah?

Assalamualaikum It is said that we get whatever we wish for in jannah and also we can be with our family in jannah.in this life if i dont have a big family consisting of uncle aunties brithers and ...
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Did Muhammed (pbuh) liked some kind of music/instrument such as 'Dhab'?

I came across this song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y056_lhHUp4 In that link we find the following quote: "It is so called dhab in arabic,as what i heard Rasullah love this type of low dhub ...
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Is it arrogance to want to be given credit for your work instead of other people?

At school, I'm a founder of a club relating to a subject I'm extremely passionate about. My best friend is a co-founder of the club. I worked extremely hard to get this club to start up. My friend ...
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Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي in our prayer?

السلام عليكم، Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي {translation: Peace be upon you O Prophet (SAW)} in our prayer when we reciting tashhud? There are sects which say ...
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Islamic legal principle "certitude cannot be removed by doubt", and the slander of Aisha

It was narrated that ‘Abdullah ibn Zayd (may Allah be pleased with him) said: A man complained to the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) that he felt something whilst praying. ...
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Was the Quran intended to be a book?

Did Muhammad actually instruct people to make a book out of the Quran and spread it around the world? It seems that this process began after his death and I'm wondering if Muhammad actually ordered ...
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Is Children of a Sayyida mother still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W?

Assalamualaikum, I have a question if a Children of a Sayyida mother with a non syed father is called mirza. Does mirza still count as direct descendant of prophet muhammad S.A.W (ahlul bait?) or is ...
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Travels of Prophet Saw before his Prophethood?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, How many times did the Prophet Saw travel outside of Makkah before his prophethood and where to?
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How should we understand the connection between the Prophet and the poem of Tarafa and what is the authenticity of the narration if there is any?

In the known mu'allaqa of Tarafa the poet -whom in my opinion used many words of wisdom which seem to go along with many teachings of Islam- said/wrote the verse saying: ستُبْدي لكَ الأيامُ ما كنتَ ...
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What are the blessings of praying in a specific spot in the Prophet's mosque?

When my mother when on Umrah, she prayed at this spot where loads of people wanted to pray there and she said it was 'very nice'. My cousin who is a Hafiz told my aunts who went Umrah last year to ...
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Are there any scholars who explore Muhammad's thinking concerning the Satanic Verses?

Per advice from the meta site, I must make it absolutely clear that I am not making any claim about -- and indeed have no interest in -- whether the incident actually occurred. My question is about ...
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Text of the condolence which is given to Muhammad(saww) on the Day of Ashura?

There is this text in religious books which has words of condolence for Muhammad(saww) upon the death of his grandson on the Day of Ashura. It's surely not the Ziyárat of Ta`ziyah (Condolences). It's ...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) best of all prophets (A.S)?

I was wondering about if Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was best of all prophets (A.S)? I hear it from almost every scholar that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was best of all prophets (A....
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Did prophet Muhammad ever claim to be the best man of all time?

Did prophet Muhammad in his narrations ever claim to be the best man of all time?
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Life of Adam and Eve

Salam, I read about a book called the "Life of Adam and Eve" - which contains the story of Adam alaihi salam being prostrated before by the Angels. It seems to be from the first century? I ...
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Why did Muslims attack Banu Mustaliq

Salaam everyone, Why did Muhammad (s) make a surprise attack on Banu Mustaliq. In books of sirah, it says Banu Mustaliq were preparing to make an attack, but I don't trust books of sirah. Please can ...
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The path used during the journey of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution

Are there any historical records in hadith collections or Prophetic biographies, detailing the escape route from Mecca to Medina?
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How did Khadijah support Muhammad with her political power and influence?

Khadijah is known for being Mecca's most powerful women. How did she use her political power and influence to support Muhammad so he could preach?
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Islamic Scholars who think Muhammad didn't do miracles

Certain Muslims, past and present (Muhammad Asad for example), see verses like Q. 29:50-51, 13:7, 2:118, 6:37, 10:20, 13:7, 13:27, etc, as evidence Muhammad did not perform miracles. I understand this ...
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How prophet's daily life looked like?

Salam, I wanted to know how was daily life of prophete Mohammed salla allahu allayh wassalam ? How was his house ? was it a "simple" life, "simple" house, modest clothes ? I wanted ...
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Why did prophet Muhammad threaten the king of Oman to accept Islam?

The letter of Prophet Muhammad to the king of Oman. From Muhammad, the messenger of God, to Jaifar and Abd, sons of Al Julanda. Peace is upon him who follows the guidance. I am calling both of you, ...
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Act of the Prophet with Aisha

I read on the Internet that Rasulullah (pbuh) used to, when entering the house, brush his teeth with miswak and then kiss 'Aisha with sucking her tongue. My question is : Is it true or false ?
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Is this durood enough?

Is this durood enough for the reward Allahumma salli wa sallim alaa nabbiyina Muhammad (ﷺ) should I add ﷺ at the end? Jazakallahu khair
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islam synethic hair

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh, i have a question. are women allowed to wear synthetic hair (for themselves not to impress others). is it allowed because first of all it's fake, it can't ...
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was prophet Muhammed(PBUH) the only messenger to all mankind?

i always thought that the prophet Muhammed(PBUH) was the only messenger for all mankind as that what i usually heard from Muslim apologists and as in this Hadith Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased ...
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Authenticity of Ibn Hisham's biography of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

To best of my knowledge, most of the basic facts we know about the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) comes from Ibn Hisham's As-Sīrah an-Nabawiyyah (السيرة النبوية), 'The Life of the Prophet', such as his ...
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Historical evidence for literacy or illiteracy of Muhammad?

I'm reading Quran and I'm also learning Arabic in an attempt to read Quran first-hand, without being dependent upon translations. Recently I encountered the verse 29:48, and realized that Quran ...
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Are the sunnah prayers from Allah or from muhammad( saw)?

Is sunnah prayer from Allah or from muhammad (saw), because it is called sunnah and sunnah is related to muhammad ( saw).
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Wearing a steel watch with small amounts of gold inside the dial?

I have a rolex oyster perpetual which is advertised and is sold as a steel watch. However I found out that there are small amounts of white gold on the dial (around the indices and hands). The ...
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Did Quraish offer Muhammad (PBUH) any bribes or anything when his power grew in Mecca to get him to stop?

Assalam alykum. Bismillah The reason I ask this is because I’m watching a documentary and it mentions how they tried to give the prophet (PBUH) anything he wanted so that he would stop. I wanted to ...
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The Last Ramadan of Prophet Muhammad (Part 2)

In this video, Wahaj Tarin mentions a dream of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and he also recite the Qur'an twice. And then he realizing that, that will be the final Ramadan for him. Is the ...
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Was there an al aqsa mosque in arabia / place referred to as masjid al aqsa , in arabia, during mohammeds time that mohammed went to?

I have heard that during the days of Mohammed’s existence, there was a village adjacent to Mecca that was called al-Jarana. Near(or in?) this village were two mosques. The mosque which was the ...