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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What was really new about the message of Mohammed?

Mohammed had a message given to him by the Angel Gabriel. But I cann't find the a real new core of this message on the internet. So who can tell me what his core message was and was it really new or ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad really believe what he said is the word of God?

I want to make a disclaimer first. I am not a follower of Islam or any other religion for that matter. I like to maintain a neutral perspective. I've been reading this book No God but God by Reza ...
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If 12th Rabi' al-awwal is the birthday of Prophet (s.a.w) then why Sunni brothers do madh e sahaba?

In India on this date many groups(anjumans) come on street with green flag doing madh-e-sahaba. As this is a birthday of prophet(s.a.w) why doing madh-e-sahaba? I want to know why they do this. What ...
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Which surah did the Prophet recite in his last Salah?

I want to know about Prophet Muhammad's life. Please tell me about the last Salat performed by the Prophet and the Surah which He recited in it.
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Prophet Muhammad SAW was illiterate, who wrote the Quran then?

Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) is illiterate, how can there be al quran in first place? Who wrote it? if there is someone his friends wrote to him verses of the Quran does it still considered to ...
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Did the Prophet (s) proposed to Khadijah or Khadijah proposed to the Prophet?

I was wondering if Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his household) proposed to Khadijah (as the request for the marriage) or Khadijah proposed to the Prophet (s)? Note: Both Shia and Sunni ...
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Did Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) see Allah (Swt) on Miraj?

Did Our Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon Him) see Allah (Swt) with his eyes on Miraj?
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Does the tailbone (coccyx) not decay?

Asalamu 'aleykum. There is a Hadith about the day of resurrection which states, that humans will be resurrected from the end part of the coccyx: This Hadeeth is presented in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and ...
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Its really confusing . Plz help me out . I m a true beliver [closed]

Can anyone proof that muhammad (pbuh) is just a prophet . Not a scientist ??? The athiest people say that muhammad (pbuh) is a scientist . There is not god . So what is the proof plz help me in this ...
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Where did the Prophet's hair in Pakistan come from?

Ziyarat-e-zulf Mubarak. I have been to a gathering here in Pakistan where I have been blessed to see the hair of holy Prophet (peace be upon him). (See e.g. Lahore 360.) Out of curiosity I just ...
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hadith about the dajjal

Jabir bin Abdullah (ra) narrated that Prophet (saw) while discussing about Dajjal said: And his donkey on which he will arrive, will have a span of 40 hands between his two ears. [Musnad Ahmad] I ...
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Why Allah (S.T.) did not told “Ya Muhammad (pbuh)” in the Holy Quran?

Why Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala did not call our prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) like "Ya Muhammad!..." in the Holy book Quranul Karim? Is it okay to address with this if anything Allah Subhanahu ...
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Was the Prophet Muhammad buried facing Mecca?

Context: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/24236487#24236487 Depending on the orientation of his body in his grave (was he buried? I don't know the relevant history and/or religious ...
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Hadith about the prophet and his daughter fatimah tongue suckling [duplicate]

Musnad of Ibn Hanbal: "Muhammad would not sleep until he sucked the tongue of his daughter Fatima and nuzzled his face in her bosom." I want to know if this hadith is authentic or not(fabrication) and ...
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What is the consideration in marriage in Islam? [duplicate]

This is a followup question to another popular question here: Does Islam support pedophilia or child marriages? A lot of the answers say, age is not a consideration in marriage, since the time of ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same Surah, ...
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Do we know the number of people who converted to Islam in the 23 years of Prophethood of Muhammad?

Salaam everyone. I have a question. In prophet Mohammad time as a prophet how many converted to Islam. I did a few Google search but couldn't get any results.
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Did Muhammad torture anyone to get info?

According this wikipedia Article Kenana ibn al-Rabi was tortured by Muhammad to reveal where his treasure is? Why can't Muhammad just ask God or Gabriel where the treasure is? If it's not true, ...
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Namaz E Janaaza of Hazrat Khadeeja (RA)

Who offered the Namaz E Janaazah of Hadhrat Khadeejah (RA)?? Some people said that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and some people said that Hadhrat Ali Bin Abi Talib (RA). I want to know the correct answer ...
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Was it significant and logical that the Koran was revealed to someone who could not read or write?

So our Islamiyat teacher gave us this question for homework. In my opinion, I don't think it would have made a big difference either way, since Allah would be making all the decisions himself and ...
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Where the nikah of the daughters of the Prophet held in masjids?

Was the nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah sallalaho alaihi wa Salam held in masjid?
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What is the stance of Muslim scholars on relationship of Prophet Muhammad with Maria Qibti?

I am a Muslim and came around a discussion with an atheist friend. He asked me this question, that why Prophet Muhammad had relationship with Maria Qibti, though they were not married. They had a son ...
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Did Prophet (PBUH) never laugh after revelation of verses 59-60 of Surat An-Najm?

There is a riwayah which shows Prophet (PBUH) never laugh after revelation of verses 59-60 of Surat An-Najm till his death(AL-KASHAF 'AN HAQA'IQ AL-TANZIL of Mahmud al-Zamakhshari,volume 4,page 430) ...
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What is sin and what is not?

I have a question in my mind from many year. I haven't got any perfect answer. In Islam, we have so many restriction that we can't do many thing, and we follow few things told. For an example we ...
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Why Masjid-e-Diraar been burnt?

I want to know that why Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) once actually ordered the Blessed Sahaabah to burn and demolish a Masjid (mosque) known as Masjid-e-Diraar?
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a specific verse in Ibn Ishaq's “Sirat Rasulallah” in Arabic

I am trying to find the Arabic equivalent to this text: [Muhammad said] "So I read it, and he [Gabriel] departed from me. And I awoke from my sleep, and it was as though these words were written on ...
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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 all depictions of humans). But I recently heard that things ...
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What is Isra' and Mi'raj?

What is Isra' and Mi'ray? Are these two names related with the Prophet (saw) ascension? Is it 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 it] ...
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Salat according to the Prophet

I have a question regarding salat. Where should I keep my eyes during bowing, between 2 prostration and tashahud. According to Quran and ahadiths. Please mention the references. As I want to follow ...
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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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What is the meaning of “Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith?

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 ...
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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 type 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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In what way and why did Allah give special favours to Bani 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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Authenticity of the prophets?

I have a question regarding the authenticity of the prophets. I do not mean to offend anyone, I’m 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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On which day of the week Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) performed his only Hajj?

I was wondering on which day of the week Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) performed his only Hajj?

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