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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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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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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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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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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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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Is the Hadith about "the prophet sucking on the tongue" true?

I've just came across a comment from a (probably Christian) I recently stumbled upon a Hadith that said this too! Musnad Ahmad 16245—[Mua’wiya said]: I saw the prophet sucking on the tongue or ...
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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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Is it common to debate which prophet is more significant?

I was watching a Turkish soap opera called Magnificent Century. A preacher in the series was saying that Jesus (PBUH) was more significant than Mohammed (PBUH). The Sultan ordered people to prove that ...
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Why should Islam be given special treatment when it comes to religious sensitivity? [closed]

For the sake of full disclosure, I am a former muslim turned atheist and am asking this because I genuinely would like to see how muslims justify what is happening at the moment. As a former muslim ...
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Was there a Bible in Prophet Muhammad's time?

I am wondering whether there was a Bible in the Prophet Muhammad (saws)'s time, and if there was, what did he say about it? Is there a hadith about what he said about the Injil which is in the hands ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to see the prophet (May Allah's blessings and peace be upon Him)?

The Prophet (May Allah's blessings and peace be upon Him): مَنْ رَآنِي فِي الْمَنَامِ فَقَدْ رَآنِي فَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ لا يَتَمَثَّلُ بِي The one that has seen me in one's dream, has ...
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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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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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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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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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Why Muhammad is considered as messanger of God and peace

I am a Hindu who knows very little about Islam. Recently I read an article on Wikipedia about Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques. If Mohammad converted many religious places ...
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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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What are the rulings regarding pride?

(Sahih Muslim : 91) The Prophet (ﷺ) said : لاَ يَدْخُلُ النَّارَ أَحَدٌ فِي قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ حَبَّةِ خَرْدَلٍ مِنْ إِيمَانٍ وَلاَ يَدْخُلُ الْجَنَّةَ أَحَدٌ فِي قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ حَبَّةِ ...
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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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People insulting the noble Prophet online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled? What should we do when we discover people (deliberately or otherwise) insulting the noble prophet? Even on this ...
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In what different forms was Quran reveled to the Prophet?

I know that Quran was revealed to the prophet but in what form and which form was more common over the other(if there were more than one forms). Were these different forms suited to the occasion about ...
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Did the Prophet (SAW) himself fully adhere to the rules imposed on all Muslims?

One of the thing that convinces me the Islam is indeed the true religion is because of the fact that the prophet (SAW) himself abided by all rules that were given to other believers. I have found some ...
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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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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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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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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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ِ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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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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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 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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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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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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Is Muhammad (PBUH) Infallible according to Shia Islam?

Infallible - Incapable of making mistakes or being wrong My question is, How Is Muhammad PBUH infallible according to Shia Islam because His best friends were Abu Bakr (RA) and Umar (RA), many Shia ...
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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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What are the proper dietary and eating habits or manners in Islam?

What are the manners of eating and drinking in Islam? What were the eating manners and habits of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)? What are the benefits for us to adopt eating habits/manners of Islam? Thanks.
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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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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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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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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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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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Kissing thumbs on listening the name of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

I have seen many people kissing their thumbs and then putting them on their eyes on listening the name of prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). I want to ask that is there any proof of this act from ...

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