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 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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Is Taha (طه) 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 a ...
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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 (i.e. ...
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ِDid Prophet Muhammad sin? If so, what was that?

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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Should we say the Prophet's full name during 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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How to calculate jewlery 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 that believe!...
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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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Who has the authority to assign successor (caliph)? God? The 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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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? ...
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Do Shi'ites believe that Hazrat Ali-Akbar, the son of Imam Hussein (a.s.), closely resembeled the Prophet (s)?

It is said that Hazrat Ali Akbar (The oldest son of Imam Hussein (a.s.) was so similar in look and manner to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). I wonder if there is any narration confirming this.
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What are the differences between Ghazawat and a Saraya?

I have read in a fatwa from Islamweb.com that the Prophet Muhammad conducted expeditions against the Kuffar. Some of these expeditions are called Ghazawat and some are called Saraya. I'd like to ...
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Why take Mohammad's word?

In the book The Kuzari, written in Arabic in the 12th century, a rabbi (a Jewish religious leader) argues that Judaism is the true religion and that Islam and Christianity (as well as secular ...
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Why prophet PBUH has married more than four wife?

Assalamu Alaikum, I heard that prophet Muhammad has married many(9 to 13 I'm not sure) wives. We read in the Quran:4:3 that we must don't have more than 4 wives. Allah says: وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَلَّا ...
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When was the date of the appointment of Mohammad as prophet?

I was wondering about the date of the appointment of Prophet Mohammad (His prophetic mission). Do you know when its date is? Both Sunni and Shia view welcomed. I'd be grateful if you present some ...
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What was the religion of Prophet Mohammad (s) before become messenger of Allah?

What is religion of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) before become messenger of Allah? He is acting according of christian shriah or other Abrahamic religion?
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Who is considered Sayy'id and can this be proved?

As I know Say'id is descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) but can anyone prove that they are one? The names Mir and Saeed/Sayeed/Said are usually used by those who claim to be the descendants of ...
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How Do Muslims Deal with “Difficult” Parts of Prophet Mohammed's Life? [closed]

First, this is not meant to be an insulting or hateful question. Please prayerfully consider answering it for the sake of a true seeker soul. I have long respected and honored Islam and the Prophet ...
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Where is the grave of Prophet Muhammad’s father?

I would like to know the exact location of where Prophet Muhammad's (Peace and blessings be upon him) father was buried? Where is his grave?
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How did messenger know what will happen to others?

According to following Quranic verse messenger does not know what will happen to him or others in the hereafter I am no different from the other messengers, nor do I know what will happen to me or ...
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How can Muslims be “forceful” and “merciful” at the same time?

Allah, the exalted, says in the Quran: مُّحَمَّدٌ رَّسُولُ اللَّـهِ ۚ وَالَّذِينَ مَعَهُ أَشِدَّاءُ عَلَى الْكُفَّارِ رُحَمَاءُ بَيْنَهُمْ ۖ [الفتح-48] Sahih International Translation: Muhammad is ...
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Who was Allah's hojjat on Earth when Mohammad (saww) went to maraaj?

In Shia Islam there is this belief that there has to be one hojjat of Allah on Earth. He could be described as the decisive argument of Allah over mankind Further description found in the question ...
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Did Prophet Mohammed Kill Anyone in a battle?

Everyone knows Prophet Mohammed fought in battles. But did the Prophet Mohammed kill anyone with his own hand? Please give proper references, thanks.
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Why Muhammed is the last prophet and God doesn't send anyone else?

Looking at the fact that we always need guidance from god, I wonder why God decided not to ever send any prophet again?? just think how good it would be when we could ask anything from a prophet and ...
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Is it immoral to marry a young girl?

Is it regarded as immoral to marry a young girl in Islam given that prophet Muhammad married Aisha when she was 6-7 and had her consummated when she was around 10? Generally, is everything Muhammad ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) wash his hands before eating?

Did the Prophet wash his hand before eating? Did he use soap or something similar, or plain water? Answers based of sahih hadth would be appreciated.
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Did Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) called His wives with nicknames

Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question with 2-3 parts in it. Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) called His wives with some other names (nicknames / pet names) Is it allowed to give nicknames in ...
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Prophet spitting water on someone's face What does it mean?

This hadith from Bukhari states that Mahmud bin Ar-Rabi who was the person on whose face the Prophet (ﷺ) had ejected a mouthful of water from his family's well while he was a boy, and `Urwa (...
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Did Mohammed (saw) see Allah (subhana wa taala)?

Did the Prophet Muhammad (saws) ever see Allah (SWT)?
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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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Milad, what does Quran, sahabha say it about [duplicate]

There is much confusion on celebrating Milad-un-Nabi,i have a question posted here (but it doesn't say much).While some say if you don't celebrate it (like lightning up house,masjids or don't take ...
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Is Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi (P.B.U.H) allowed or prohibited?

Milad-ul-Nabi (P.B.U.H) is being celebrated in various parts of Muslim countries every year. Is it proved from Quran and Sunnat-e-Rasool (P.B.U.H)? Does Sahaba celebrated it? If someone don't attends ...
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What did the prophet say about whom the first caliph should be?

As I know, there is an ongoing discussion on who the first caliph should have been, but what did the holy prophet Muhammed s.a.s. said about this matter? What was his commandment? Is there a safe ...
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Can belongings of the Prophet (SAWW) cure blindness?

Quran says: The blind eyes of prophet Jacob a.s. was miraculously healed by a dead Shirt. That shirt was belonging of prophet Joseph a.s. The shirt was a dead thing (not an alive prophet) and ...
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Is attendance to the Prophet more important than salah/prayer?

In the event when the was sun returned, technically rose from west to east, after having set. .. the revelation from Allah descended upon His Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, and it ...
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Who was the Prophet's first wife?

I have some questions about the first wife of the Prophet. My questions are: What was her name? How did the prophet come to know her? How old was she? Who was her father? Who was her mother? But, ...

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