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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Why did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) order the killing of Ka'b bin Al-Ashraf?

This question is inspired by this question: How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled? Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: The Prophet said, "Who is ready to kill Ka'b bin Al-...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

Does the quran or hadith give any guidance on how to handle the case if a Non-Muslim insults the Prophet (Peace be upon him)?
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Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ever contract temporary marriage (Mut'ah)?

I heard from an Ahmadi (sect) person that once the prophet went to a village. His followers told him there is a really pretty woman who lives here. The prophet contracted Mut'ah marriage with her for ...
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Why Hz. Umar changed 8 rakah taraweeh to 20 rakah?

Apparently there are no recordings anywhere that the prophet (pbuh) prayed 20 rakah taraweeh. That the prophet (pbuh) prayed 8 rakah taraweeh. I understand that Umar (may allah be pleased with him) ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet as places of worship?

What is the Islamic ruling regarding making the grave of the Prophet (pbuh) as a place of worship? Is making shrines on graves of the Prophets and respecting them an important part of Islam? Is it ...
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Is Muhammad the last Rasool (messenger)?

In reference to 33:40 you will find that Muhammad is the last of the Prophets (anbiya'): Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the ...
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Did Imam Ali (R.A.) reach the skies before the Prophet did, according to the Shi'a?

I have heard from a Shi'a friend that when the Prophet ascended to the skies to meet Allah at the night of Esraa and Miraj, Imam Ali (R.A.) was already there and was presented to the Prophet by God. ...
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Spreading fantasy stories about Prophets: what is the rule?

Since childhood, I had been hearing many fantasy stories about prophets and other Islamic historical persons. Some examples: Adam (A) was 60 feet cubit tall (Its possible, but is there any evidence ...
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What is behind the steel gates at prophet Mohammed's Grave (PBUH)?

What is actually behind the steel gates at Prophet Muhammad's Grave (PBUH) in Medina? Is it visible if I look through the steel gates? I heard it is so secure with concrete wall around the Prophet ...
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Are the harams made by rasulullah in the same category with harams made by Allah?

Are the harams and halals made by rasulullah in the same category with harams and halals made by Allah? Can a rasul give us orders in the name of Allah?
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Was the prophet illiterate?

I personally have no doubt in it but when searching, this similar yahoo question is very interesting. All answers are really long and they basically do not deny the pen and paper story of the Prophet. ...
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What hadith mentions the ten companions (al-'Ashara al-Mubashara) in Jannah?

I have read somewhere that Prophet (SAW) himself told the good news to ten (10) of his companions that they will have a place in Jannah. These ten companions are called al-'Ashara al-Mubashara (العشرة ...
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Salawāt upon prophets - for the reader, the writer, or both?

This should be an easy one... I am not Muslim, but I am fascinated by religion and try to read etc on the major religions. I am unclear, however, about the correct use of ṣalawāt ("PBUH" etc) when ...
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Did the prophet ever seek a doctor or tabib?

In our class, once our teacher said, have you ever heard our prophet went to a doctor? Then he explained, he did not because if you eat less (according to Islamic principles) you will never get sick ...
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Can descendants of the Prophet (syed) receive zakah?

Rasulullah said: Narrated Abu Huraira: Al-Hasan bin `Ali took a date from the dates given in charity and put it in his mouth. The Prophet said, "Expel it from your mouth. Don't you know that we ...
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Why did Prophet Mohammed (saws) not let Ali marry another woman?

"An indication of their special relationship is found in the fact that Ali never married another woman as long as Fatima was alive. Sunni sources explain this curiosity in a tradition in which Ali ...
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Are Islamic Laws applicable across the entire Universe?

In the Quran it is claimed that Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him is Rehmat-al-alamin (that is kindness to all the worlds). Does that mean he was the only prophet for the Entire Universe. Does it ...
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Is celebrating the “Mawlid day” Halal or Haram? [closed]

In my community, we used to celebrate the birth day of Mohammed (PBUH). In the past 30 or so years a lot of people start saying this is haram. Many people stopped doing it for many reasons but mainly ...
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Why depicting Prophet (pbuh) in movies is not welcomed?

There are some movies which don't show faces of prophets or some sahabas like The Message. Nowadays, Majid Majidi is criticized because of the claims that the face of the Prophet (pbuh) will be shown ...
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What is the Islamic view of seeking blessings from prophet's hairs?

Is there any basis for seeking Barakah (blessings) from Prophet's hair? What is the Islamic View Point for this? Can I practice tabarruk?
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How did the Prophet ( PBUH ) pray “Qiyam Prayer”?

Prophet Peace be upon him said: “Pray as you have seen me praying" - Sahih Al-Bukhari How did Prophet Muhammed Peace be upon him pray Qiyam Prayer ?
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How many wars did the Prophet (SAW) lead?

During the time of the Prophet (SAW) government in Medina, how many wars did he lead? I have heard that the Prophet (SAW) was involved in more than 100 wars. Are these statistics correct? What is ...
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Why do Shi'as allow mut'ah marriage?

According to Sunnis, mut'ah (temporary marriage) was allowed before but later the Prophet salallahu alayhi wassalam abolished it. It is based on the following hadiths (traditions): In the Two ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad (saws) use humor with those around him?

Are there any rules on joking in Islam? Are there any specific verses of the Qur'an or Hadiths regarding joking?
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Are the orders of Rasul only valid in his own era, or are they universal and independent of time?

When rasul orders something, does it becomes a law which is valid until the end of world? To be specific, I see three possiblities: Orders of a rasul are absolute. They are independent of time and ...
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Any evidence in Qur'an of a word of Allah to Muhammad (pbuh) out of Qur'an?

Is there any evidence in Qur'an that there was a word from Allah to Muhammad(pbuh) that is not included in Qur'an? I couldn't find an evidence. Also as Qur'an includes even Prophet's private life ...
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What justification does the Ahmadiyya movement have that Prophet Muhammad wasn't the last prophet?

I was wondering how it is acceptable for the Ahmadiyya movement with not considering Prophet Muhammad the last prophet when that seems to be so central to Islam? I thought the belief that Prophet ...
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Was the prophet sinless?

There seems to be a commonly held belief that the prophet Muhammad (and the prophets in general) are somehow protected from ever committing any sin. I have seen nothing in the Qur'an to suggest this, ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) have epilepsy?

Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) have epilepsy? Searching all over the net gives me vague, contradictory and sometime infuraiting, derogatory results. Could someone clear my dilemma?
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Status of a Sayyad/Syed/Sayyid (a descendant from the family of the Holy Prophet [pbuh])?

Sayyads (descendants from the family of the Holy Prophet, pbuh) are entitled to more respect, though they are equal in the eyes of Allah. Giving them Sadaqah (Charity) is also forbidden. What are ...

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