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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Was Muhammad muslim?

I read online someone arguing the following: Jesus was not a Christian, Buddha was not a Buddhist, Muhammad was not a muslim. There are many things wrong with this quote, but I specifically was ...
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Is reciting darood/salawat in front of Prophet Muhammad's peace be upon him grave permissible?

Is reciting daruood in front of Prophet Mohammed's peace be upon him grave or every Friday in the mosque permissible?
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Was there a Shadow of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him?

The topic has divided many but none to my knowledge to read and verify it. The topic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), that he is eternal, that he wasn't a human or bashar (بشر) as he didn't have a shadow ...
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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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What is the modern-day applicability of “teach your children… horse riding”?

I stumbled upon these teachings of the Prophet Muhammad: In a hadith narrated from Hazrat Ibn Umar (R.A) in which our beloved Prophet said "Teach your children swimming, archery and horse riding&...
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Why is Hindu food not allowed? How are they najis?

Why are we not allowed to eat Hindu food? The answer given is coz they are najis! How are they najis? And during the Prophet's time, there were many non-Muslims, yet they had a good relation with the ...
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Could Muhammad have been killed in battle?

Muhammad engaged in a number of battles in his lifetime; see Wikipedia for a list. If it were anyone else, it stands to reason that he could have been killed in any of these. Of course, Muhammad had ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) ignore durood shareef in his salah?

During Salah We send durood shareef on Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H). Now my question is, did Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) ignore durood shareef in his salah or recite some other dua in place of it?
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Why did Muhammad (s.a.w.) wear a cloak in surah 74 (al-Muddaththir)? Out of fear of his first encounter with the Angel Jibreel?

In surah 74, we read that the Prophet Mohammad (s.a.w.) asked his wife Khadija to cover him in a cloak repeatedly after he heard the words of the Angel Jibreel telling him to "Recite!" Did he ask to ...
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How many people could hear the prophet's speech at Ghadir?

I've heard that Muhammad (PBUH) gave speech before 120,000 Muslims at Ghadir at the final Hajj of him. So, for how many people was it possible to hear what he was saying? Even if one spoke loudly in ...
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Were all the verses of the Quran written down during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.)?

We know that during the lifetime of the Prophet (s.a.w.), scribes and other companions used to write down verses of the Quran. But by the time the Prophet (s.a.w.) died, did all the verses of the ...
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Did Muhammad (saw) ever recite the entire Quran in front of the sahaba?

I read that during every Ramadan, Muhammad (s.a.w.) would recite the entire Quran to Jibreel. But did Muhammad (s.a.w.) do this privately with Jibreel? Or were the sahaba present at the scene? Did ...
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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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At what age did Mohammed(PBUH) passed away?

At what age did Mohammed(PBUH) passed away ? According to hadith literature it vary between 60 , 63 and 65. Which is the correct age at which Prophet passed away? Age of 60 Bukhari Volume 7, Book ...
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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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Was Aisha (r.a) engaged before she married prophet Muhammad (s.a.w)?

I heard Aisha (r.a) was engaged before she married Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w). Can you provide details about this? Are they authentic?
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In what ways did Muhammad's teachings improve the status of women?

A friend of mine has claimed that, historically, Islam and its prophet Muhammad's statements have improved the status of women compared to the earlier social or religious systems that they replaced. ...
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Are these ahadith about the Prophet liking women, perfume and food authentic?

Are the following narrations from Ibn Sa'd authentic please can you clarify? The Apostle of Allah, may Allah bless him, said: "I like not from worldly life but perfumes and women." (Ibn Sa'...
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Is the real name of Holy Prophet Muhammad (saw) Quthem? Is Abu Kabsha another name?

I heard a scholar in Tunisa on YouTube say our beloved prophet Muhammad (saw) real name Quthem?! Also Abu Kabsha another name?! Is there any truth to this claim from any historical reliable sources?!
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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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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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Is there any ayah (quran ayat) which has been revealed by dream?

Do we know prophet Muhammad has got any divine inspiration by a dream?
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What exactly were the problems Muhammad experienced due to being an orphan?

The biographies of Muhammad that I am reading talk only generally about it being problematic to be an orphan. They mention very few specifics. There seems to have been a stigma about orphans, but the ...
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Is this hadith about a tree taking shahada miracle by Muhammad (saw) authentic?

I want to know if this hadith is authetnic, about a tree taking shahada by the command of Muhammad (saw) by the grace of Allah swt? It was narrated by Muhammad Ibn Tarif, narrated by Muhammad Ibn ...
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Why did Amina never remarry?

A number of biographies of Muhammad report that he lived with the Bedouin for four to six years before he was returned to his mother. Isn't this a long time for a young woman to remain unnoticed by ...
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False witnesses to marriage without females consent?

Salaam Alaikum Can you please explain this hadith, using Fath al Bari or any other scholarly opinion? Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "A lady slave should not be given in marriage until she is ...
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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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Is Agriculture frowned upon?

Salaam Alaikum I found this hadith about agriculture can you explain it please using Fath al-Bari or something? Narrated Abu Umama al-Bahili: I saw some agricultural equipment and said: "I heard ...
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Are all Muslims supposed to follow Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) example?

Are all Muslims supposed to follow Prophet Muhammad's example?
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Are there any secular scholars who explore Muhammad's reasons for not being explicit about succession?

I have tried to understand why Muhammad was not explicit about succession, but all I have found are sectarian answers. One group says Muhammad was explicit, another group says Muhammad deliberately ...
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Is Friday prayer replacement for Duhur prayer?

I been recently into a conversation where I was told that Friday prayer should be read with Duhur prayer like after Friday prayer. Also there was a part that your prayer isn't compete until you read ...
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Is this hadith still valid? “…spread peace, feed the hungry, and pray at night when people are sleeping…”

"Abdullah ibn Salam said: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to Medina, the people rushed towards him and it was said, “The Messenger of Allah has come!” I came along ...
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Salawat (durud), Sending Salam to Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him during Salat in Tashahhud [duplicate]

My question is about the Tashahhud in the five time prayers, "ATTAHIYAATU LILLAHI VAS SALAVAATU VAT TAYYABAATU ; ASSALAMU ALAIKA AYYUHAN NABIYU VA RAHMATULLAHI VA BARKATUHU", My understanding is ...
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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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Did Muhammad say that black seeds can cure any disease?

Did the the prophet of Islam say that black seeds can cures diseases?
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Muhammad (saw) wanting to marry daughter of Ibn Abbas is this hadith authentic?

Muhammad (saw) wanting to marry daughter of Ibn Abbas is this hadith authentic? Muhammad saw Um Habiba the daughter of Abbas while she was fatim (age of nursing) and he said, "If she grows up while I ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

Can I fast without suhur(not during Ramadan)? The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said : <"Eat Suhur(pre dawn meal).Surely there is a blessing in Suhur.">
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Did Muhammad (pbuh) ever go to Jerusalem to spread the word of Allah?

I think I found another prophecy of Muhammad (pbuh) in Isaiah 40. Chapter 40 of the Book of Isaiah (from the Hebrew Bible) is called "Comfort for God's People". It starts like this: Comfort, comfort ...
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Do Muslims hold the biography (Sira) of Prophet Muhammad with the same status as the Quran and Hadith? [duplicate]

Does the biography (Sira) of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH have the same status as both the Quran and Hadith?
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Explanation of AT-TAHRIM verse 1 (66:1)

Verse 66:1 from Sahih International: "O Prophet, why do you prohibit [yourself from] what Allah has made lawful for you, seeking the approval of your wives? And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.&...
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Why is prophet Muhammad different from other prophets and why this makes him so important?

Why is prophet Muhammad different from other prophets and why does this make him so important?
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Was Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) a christian before the first ayah was revealed to him?

I read in a biography that before Muhammad (pbuh) became a prophet, he always prayed and fasted in the mountain of Hera. So that probably means that he knew about Allah and Jesus (pbuh) and all the ...
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Can Djinn be captured by human?

Assalamualaikum and greeting from Malaysia. I would like to ask if Djinn can be captured by human? I would love to know it since, I have a family members that been disturb by a Djinn, we try to treat ...
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How can Muhammad be illiterate when the very first order he got was “read”?

This is related to this question, as well as to this one and this one, which all seem to lean towards "The prophet of Islam was illiterate", which I find troubling. Indeed, the very first ...
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Is it true that the Prophet Mohamed said he inspired himself from the Apostles of Jesus-Christ?

I read a few years ago a translation of the Coran very near the text and done by a serious author. I read: "The prophet Mohamed inspired himself from the teaching of the Apostles of Jerusalem, ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad know/learn how to write?

Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: When Allah's Apostle was on his death-bed and in the house there were some people among whom was 'Umar bin Al-Khattab, the Prophet said, "Come, let me write for you a ...
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Thinking of Prophet Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam during Namaz [closed]

I am a Sunni Muslim. Though, we all read darood in Namaz and know that darood-e-ibrahim which we read has Mahammad (Sallallo Alaihi Wasallam)'s name many times. I think of my beloved Prophet every ...
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How could Muhammad have interpreted and taught the Quran?

I'm just beginning to learn about the Islamic religion, I was reading about the Quran and I read that it is not believed to have been written by any person, but given to humans by God. From what I ...
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Why Did Allah Allow The Jewess To Poison Prophet Mohammad PBUH

Why did Allah allow the jewess to serve Prophet Mohammad PBUH, the poisoned sheep, also why did Allah allow Prophet Muhammad's PBUH companion to die, from the jewesses poisoned sheep
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Will Prophet Mohammad PBUH Be Resurrected At The End Of Days

Will Prophet Mohammad PBUH, be resurrected at the end of days, also will all other prophets of Allah SWT, be resurrected too at the end of days

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