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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How many sahaba's are declared that they are going to heaven when they alive [closed]

I heard few sahaba's they got the ticket to heaven when they are in the earth: like Umar R.A and Abubakar How many else got there? Who are the favorite sahabas of the Prophet?
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Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina?

Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina? Was it Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him), or was it any Sahaba? If so, what was their name?
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Who named our prophet 'Muhammad' and why?

This is actually my son's question but I could not find a satisfactory quick answer. The meaning from the derived Arabic root H-M-D (to praise) is praiseworthy, commendable, laudable. src I am ...
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What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) a polytheist like others in the Quraish tribe or did he always believe in One God or was he even religious at all?
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Proper words of Durood-e-Ibraheem

Assalamu Alaikum. I have heard two versions of the Durood-e-Ibraheem. After the first Innaka Hameedum Majeed some say Wa Baarik ala or Allahumma Baarik ala. Is it: اللهم صل على محمد وعلى آل محمد كما ...
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Did the Prophet (SAW) not see Allah during the night of ascension?

I ask this question due to this Hadith from Sahih Musllim: It is narrated on the authority of Masruq that he said: I was resting at (the house of) 'A'isha that she said: O Abu 'A'isha (kunya of ...
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TLE and prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)

Prophet Muhammad is said to have TLE ( Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) . This explains the seizures he had during the revelations. See the section Link with religiosity So was he a patient of epilepsy or ...
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Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in the performance of Salah?

Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in performing the Salah? One school says this, another says the other, Some group of people believe this to be true, the other believes something ...
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What is the correct way of performing Wit'r prayer of 3 Raka'ats?

The way I pray wit'r prayer has come to my knowledge to be wrong as I pray it exactly like the fard prayer of Maghrib (which the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) has told us not to do). So I have looked up the ...
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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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Did the Quran exist in it's present order before the death of Prophet (SAW)? [duplicate]

I was reading the below Hadith: Narrated `Aisha: Once Fatima came walking and her gait resembled the gait of the Prophet (ﷺ) . The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Welcome, O my daughter!" Then he made ...
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Is there an agreement on the Prophet's birth date?

Is there a disagreement on the popular date of 12 Rabi' Al-Awwal among scholars or among pro-Mawlid Muslims? Are the Fatimids the origin of the date of 12 Rabi' Al-Awwal?
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Why did the Prophet go back to Madina after conquest of Makkah?

Why did Prophet Muhammed (SAW) go back to Madina after conquest of Makkah? Was it an order from Allah or a personal preference?
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Are images of Muhammad “quite common nowadays” in Shia Islam, and if so, where can I find them?

(Warning: all links contain depictions of Muhammad.) Wikipedia states: In Shia Islam, however, images of Muhammad are quite common nowadays, even though Shia scholars historically were against such ...
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Why did the Medinan revelations turn violent?

If we look at the chronological Quran, it is clear that it seems to advocate peace and tolerance only before Mohammad's flight to Medina, and after, they turned inherently violent. Why? For example: ...
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Why would Muslims believe the Bible has been changed? [closed]

There are thousands of copies of the New and Old Testament, and yet we see that besides grammatical and punctuation errors, there is nothing changed in the New OR Old Testament. Then why do Muslims ...
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What was unseen when Qur'an 6:50 (“I do not tell you… that I know the unseen”) was revealed?

Say, [O Muhammad], "I do not tell you that I have the depositories [containing the provision] of Allah or that I know the unseen, nor do I tell you that I am an angel. I only follow what is revealed ...
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How accurate are these statements about the naming of Safina?

The Muslim historian, Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, has recorded the following Mahran was renamed (by Muhammad) Safina (i.e. ship). He himself relates his own story. He says, “The apostle of God and his ...
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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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How does this Hadith prove trustworthiness of Prophet (s)

I am reading a book (Iman 100 by Teyba Foundation) and it says: "It was also this trustworthiness that she [Khadija (r)] reminded him of when the revelation first came to him. When he came down from ...
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Is Sharia really islamic?

Im not a Muslim and I haven't read the Quran. But I've heard Sharia is not present in the Quran. Ok here's my understanding of Islam- Islam had a founder/prophet called Mohammed who received ...
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How did 'Abdullah know that Muhammad answered the questions correctly?

In Sahih Bukhari 5:55:546, it's noticed that 'Abdullah bin Salam asks a series of questions he mentions only a prophet knows the answers to, the answers are answered and he recognizes Muhammad as the ...
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Who first read the Salah?

Many of my relatives told me that prophet muhammad told the people to offer salah . But , I wonder if Jesus , Noah, Abraham, Adam didn't they read Salah , the must have done it then why do we say ...
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What is the relationship between theses verse found in the Quran and in the Hadith

Salam, In the Quran,Surah 69:43-69:46 it had said the following "It is] a revelation from the Lord of the worlds. And if Muhammad had made up about Us some [false] sayings, We would have seized ...
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Prophet and his Prophecy Doubts?

A seen in the following Hadith: The apostle of Allah took the shoulder, a piece of which he put into his mouth. Bishr [ibn al-Bara] took another bone and put it into his mouth. When the apostle of ...
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Regarding with the parents of Prophet Muhammad?

My question is very simple in my last question someone replied to me that the parents of Prophet Muhammad were non muslim . How could that be correct ! In fact their father's name was Abdullah . My ...
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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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Is there proof that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم was made of Light?

Some believe he isn't just a human but made of Light - perhaps both human and Light. Anyway what is proof if any. I'm curious how the rest of the Ummah has overlooked this.
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Is using a microphone speaker system an innovation for Adhaan?

These types of arguments come up when discussing the Mawlid with a Muslim who believes it is not an innovation. However, likewise we use taps and showers for wudhu and ghusl but 1400 years ago they ...
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Jews' battle with the Muslims

When Safiyyah(RA) was captured by the Prophet (SAW), Bilal(RA) came with her and another woman and led them past some of the slain Jews. That woman cried out, struck her face and poured dust on her ...
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Why are pictures of the Prophet Mohammed not allowed

This confused me because surely someone must have drawn him when he was alive so why can’t there be pictures of him.
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Is celebrating the birth of the Prophet (SAW) a sinful bidah? [duplicate]

I'm a convert, but follow mostly Sunni teachings from Hanafi or Maliki. I'm wondering if celebrating the birth of the Prophet (SAW) is bidah, and thus a sin. My husband thinks so, but he tends to lean ...
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Did the Prophet pay spoils of war to Meccan leaders to gain their support?

Jonathan AC Brown, in his book "Misquoting Muhammad" mentions (p 97) that the Prophet distributed much of the spoils of war to Meccan elite in order to win their trust. He doesn't mention a source for ...
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Do islam support pedophelia? [duplicate]

Recently one of my friend asked a question to me related to the stand and opinion of pedophelia in islam in connection wit te marriage of prophet Muhammed(S. A) and Ayrsha (R. A). Prophet married ...
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Did the Prophet choose the women he married by his personal choice or on God's command?

We all know that Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) married several women, was he marring women by his own choice (beauty or likeness), or was God telling him to do so? I mean... was God precisely telling him ...
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Should we follow the actions of our prophet ditto like him?

Why do we follow Hadith? Did our prophet told us to follow same actions like him? Why do all the Muslims follow the actions same ditto like him? Did he tell us to do that?
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How did our Prophet Muhammad (PBHU) die?

Salam Alaikum, it's true that the Prophet died because the affects of poison? (which seems to have many flaws) Or did our Prophet die because a natural cause?
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What did the Prophet do for a living before receiving Prophethood?

What did Prophet Muhammad do for a living before he became a prophet? Please tell me what he did to gain money or to help out.
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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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Was the Prophet known to engage in any artistic pursuits?

Many artistic pursuits have been declared haram according to some scholar somewhere, e.g., music, drawing. I'm wondering if there's any that would be established as halal, by being engaged in by the ...
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Is depicting Muhammad in animated cartoons or video games allowed? [duplicate]

So, I know it is forbidden for a Muslim to draw a picture of Muhammad, and I think of the other Islamic prophets too. However, if someone were to an animated cartoon, weather drawn or computer made, ...
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Why we make salat for the prophet?

I was wondering why we make 'salat' for the prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him) while he don't need it !
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Is Quran complete?

I am Non-Muslim but have respect towards Islam. This question is not intended to offend Muslim brothers and sisters. As far as I know, the most part of Quran was written at a time and some ayah was ...
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What being is Gabriel?

Say (O Muhammad, to mankind): Who is an enemy to Gabriel! For he it is who hath revealed (this Scripture) to thy heart by Allah's leave, confirming that which was (revealed) before it, and a guidance ...
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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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Is Krishna a prophet of Allah?

Certain websites claim that in a Hadith it is mentioned the following: Prophet Muhammad declared, "There was a prophet of God in India who is dark in color and his name was Kahan." (History of ...
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How authentic is the story of the spider web at the cave of Thawr?

Today I've come across this story: ... At last, the soldiers were very close. David ran into a cave to hide. He heard the footsteps of the men and knew that they would soon find him. David was so ...
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Is the hadith “I did not see anyone walk faster than [Prophet Muhammad], as if the earth folded for him” authentic?

From Shama'il Muhammadiyah, Book 18, Hadith 116, we have: Hazrat Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anhu says, "I did not see anyone more handsome as Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam. It was as if the ...
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Is it true that Prophet Mohammad did not remove a statue of Mother Mary from the Kabah?

I am confused about this matter; I heard this from a TV debate from an atheist. Is it true that Prophet Mohammad did not remove a statue of Mother Mary from the Kabah?

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