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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Is it allowed to touch a person behind him to make congregation behind him?

I often see our brothers touching a person(who is praying a fard prayer)'s back for making jama'at prayer behind him. Even, I do that without knowing it correct or not? Did our Prophet(PBUH) told us ...
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Why is it ok to be called Muhammad?

Why is it ok to name some o Muhammad, but it's not allowed to depict him? Shouldn't that be equally blasphemous? I know at least two muslim men who are named after the prophet but with slightly ...
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Islamic basis for Deteuronomy 18:15-20 allowing an Ishmaelite prophet fulfillment?

The Quran suggests Muhammad is written about in what we have of the Torah and the Injeel in Quran 7:157 and other verses and hadiths. Quran 7:157 "Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered ...
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Are all descendants of Muhammed dead?

E.g. Konfuzius has living descendants in all of China. How many descendants of the Prophet are there and are there any branches of his family tree that lived on until today?
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Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina?

Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina? Was it Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him), or was it any Sahaba? If so, what was their name?
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Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in the performance of Salah?

Why are there so many uncertainties and differences in performing the Salah? One school says this, another says the other, Some group of people believe this to be true, the other believes something ...
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Did the Prophet pay spoils of war to Meccan leaders to gain their support?

Jonathan AC Brown, in his book "Misquoting Muhammad" mentions (p 97) that the Prophet distributed much of the spoils of war to Meccan elite in order to win their trust. He doesn't mention a source for ...
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Did the Prophet choose the women he married by his personal choice or on God's command?

We all know that Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) married several women, was he marring women by his own choice (beauty or likeness), or was God telling him to do so? I mean... was God precisely telling him ...
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Is the hadith "I did not see anyone walk faster than [Prophet Muhammad], as if the earth folded for him" authentic?

From Shama'il Muhammadiyah, Book 18, Hadith 116, we have: Hazrat Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anhu says, "I did not see anyone more handsome as Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam. It was as if the ...
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How did the Prophet Muhammad look like?

I've read somewhere that the Prophet had curly hair, white skin and black eyes. Some more description has been mentioned that he was medium length. Of course he had a beard and we know he was an Arab. ...
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Does the Treaty of Najran have any modern-day applicability?

This question is related to the paper: The Prophet’s Treaty with the Christians of Najran: An Analytical Study to Determine the Authenticity of the Covenants, Ahmed El-Wakil, Journal of Islamic ...
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Is the "satanic verses" story true?

I'm talking about the story where Muhammad (s.a.w.) was reciting surah Najm and shaytaan whispered some ayahs and Muhammad (s.a.w.) ended up reciting these ayahs because he thought it was Jibreel ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Was Mohammad's Father a Christian?

I have recently heard a claim that Mohammad's father was a Christian. The person I heard it from had reservations about the claim, thinking it false, so I hope that you can provide some facts and ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

Is there any Quranic verse, Hadith, athar or scholarly opinion that explicitly or implicitly states that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH knew he was to become a Prophet of God before he actually became one? ...
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Is Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) superior to all creation, even those superior to humans (17:70)?

According to al-Isra` 17:70 there are some creations superior to humans. Is Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) even superior to those creations? Holy Quran says: "We have honored the children ...
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What is the difference between PBUH and SAW in usage?

I know PBUH and SAW have different meanings, but I am particularly interested in when Muslims apply each phrase. To whom do we add the suffix SAW? partially addresses my question, and Whence came PBUH?...
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Ahadith reports of the Prophet Muhammad() giving the Adhan or Iqamah himself

I would like to know all the ahadith where it is reported that Prophet had himself given the Adhan or Iqamah. I did find some here
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Who were the Prophet's siblings through nursing?

I know of his uncle Hamza ibn Abdul Mutalib, and his cousin Abu Sufyan ibn Al-Harith but I would like a complete list.
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Is there a difference between taxes and customs in Islam?

هل هناك دليل شرعي يخرج الضرائب من المكوس ذات العقوبة العظيمة في الإسلام؟ هل فرض النبي أو أحدا من الخلفاء دفع مال علي المسلمين غير الزكاة؟ Is there evidence that makes taxes different than customs ...
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Who is being attacked in ibn Kathir's tafsir for Sura 100?

Here's the excerpt from the tafsir that I'm asking about: (And scouring to the raid at dawn.) meaning, the raid that is carried out in the early morning time. This is just as the Messenger of ...
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Can there be more prophets after Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?

In the name of Allah, the most merciful and the most gracious. May I be forgiven if I commit a sin even asking this question. I read somewhere that there is a difference between Messengers (Rasuls) ...
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Who named our prophet 'Muhammad' and why?

This is actually my son's question but I could not find a satisfactory quick answer. The meaning from the derived Arabic root H-M-D (to praise) is praiseworthy, commendable, laudable. src I am ...
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Are images of Muhammad "quite common nowadays" in Shia Islam, and if so, where can I find them?

(Warning: all links contain depictions of Muhammad.) Wikipedia states: In Shia Islam, however, images of Muhammad are quite common nowadays, even though Shia scholars historically were against such ...
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Why are pictures of the Prophet Mohammed not allowed

This confused me because surely someone must have drawn him when he was alive so why can’t there be pictures of him.
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Is it true that Prophet Mohammad did not remove a statue of Mother Mary from the Kabah?

I am confused about this matter; I heard this from a TV debate from an atheist. Is it true that Prophet Mohammad did not remove a statue of Mother Mary from the Kabah?
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Who is Prophet Muhammad's enemy mentioned in Qur'an 6:112?

And thus We have made for every prophet an enemy - devils from mankind and jinn, inspiring to one another decorative speech in delusion. But if your Lord had willed, they would not have done it, so ...
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If Asma bint Abu Bakr accepted the Prophet's offering of a ride, would the Prophet have committed a sin?

There is a hadith where the Prophet asked Asma if she wanted a ride in his camel but she refused because her husband doesn't like her being with other men. This is the hadith which is narrated by Asma ...
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How the wives of Nabi SAW used to call for him?

I wanted to know to know how the wives of Nabi SAW used to call upon him, I mean the title they were using, like we they calling using his name, "Muhammad" ?
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What is the meaning of the Dua given in this Hadith?

Imam Ahmad and others narrated with a saheeh isnaad from ‘Uthmaan ibn Haneef that a blind man came to the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and said: Pray to Allah to heal me. The ...
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What did Prophet Muhammad mean by "knowledge" in "acquire knowledge, for surely it leads to fear of Allah"?

When the Prophet (P.B.U.H) gave his speech on the importance of knowledge: Acquire knowledge, for surely it leads to fear of Allah. Seeking it is an act of worship ('ibadah); studying it is ...
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Is there any proof for prophet "mohammed nabi(A) is lay down in qaber for 1500 years"?

someone told Me that prophet Mohammed Nabi(A) is lay down in qaber for 1500 years and then the wold ends.Is there any proof for this?up to this how much year after prophets is dead?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The social life of the prophet Muhammad saw and his Sahaba

I can't find any records for their general social behaviour. What did they used to do when they had time free? I don't know but I'm sure they had a social life and that's what I want to know.
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Ahadeth about zakat which contradicts and confuse me a lot

Let me post hadith first and i will ask my question at last It is from Sahih al-Bukhari Narrated Ibn 'Umar: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: "I have been ordered (by Allah) to fight against the ...

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