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Al-sīra al-Nabawiyya, Arabic السيرة النبوية refers to the biography of the Prophet

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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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Biography of rasool(pbuh)

Can anyone suggest the best book for understanding muhammed rasool (pbuh)? Please give any link for pdf or suggest any online shop for purchasing.The book or pdf must be either in english or in ...
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Travels of Prophet Saw before his Prophethood?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, How many times did the Prophet Saw travel outside of Makkah before his prophethood and where to?
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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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Was the Battle of Khaibar was pre emptive?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I was reading the conquest of Khaibar and although Alhamdulillah I don't doubt the decision taken by our Holy Prophet Muhammed (saw) , I do feel a bit ...
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People asking Prophet Muhammad for a miracle

Is the following detail mentioned in either Quran or hadith: When people asked Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to turn Mount Uhud into gold as a sign of God's miracle, Allah warned ...
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What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) a polytheist like others in the Quraish tribe or did he always believe in One God or was he even religious at all?
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Why did the Prophet go back to Madina after conquest of Makkah?

Why did Prophet Muhammed (SAW) go back to Madina after conquest of Makkah? Was it an order from Allah or a personal preference?
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Who claimed that “and planned that which they were not to attain” (9:74) refers to abu Sufyan and his son Mu'awiyah?

Allah () said in surat at-Tawba: They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam ...
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How accurate are these statements about the naming of Safina?

The Muslim historian, Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, has recorded the following Mahran was renamed (by Muhammad) Safina (i.e. ship). He himself relates his own story. He says, “The apostle of God and his ...
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Prophet and his Prophecy Doubts?

A seen in the following Hadith: The apostle of Allah took the shoulder, a piece of which he put into his mouth. Bishr [ibn al-Bara] took another bone and put it into his mouth. When the apostle of ...
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How did our Prophet Muhammad (PBHU) die?

Salam Alaikum, it's true that the Prophet died because the affects of poison? (which seems to have many flaws) Or did our Prophet die because a natural cause?
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What did the Prophet do for a living before receiving Prophethood?

What did Prophet Muhammad do for a living before he became a prophet? Please tell me what he did to gain money or to help out.
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Why prophet Ibrahim a.s mentioned many time in Quran

I just couldn't wrap it in my head when we have to send salaam (salawat) to prophet Ibrahim (and what is the real intention of doing that?). And in Al-Quran there are so many time mention about him. ...
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Did earlier prophets also travel on buraq?

Anas (ra) relates that the Prophet (saw) said, “I was brought the Buraq, a tall white beast, bigger than a donkey, smaller than a mule. It could place his hooves at the farthest boundary of his gaze. ...
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Are there instances of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) forcing polytheists to Islam? [closed]

Relevant hadith: Prophet after a expedition hung his sword on tree, a polytheist took this sword and put it to neck of prophet and asked who will save you from me. Prophet said Allah. Polytheist loses ...
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Who were sentenced to death during the conquest of Mecca?

We know that despite declaring a general indemnity, a few individuals of the Mecca were sentenced to death by the Prophet, even if they were found under the veil of Kaba. My question is: The source ...
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What is the most reliable book of Seerah (biography) of Muhammad? [closed]

There are many Seerah biography books written of the life and times of Prophet Muhammad (s), and history of early Islam. Such as al-Tabari, ibn Ishaq ibn Kathir, ibn Sa'd, al Waqidi etc. But my ...
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Life of the prophet Muhammad, peace and bless be upon him

السلام عليكم I seek for the biography of the prophet Muhammad, peace and bless be upon him. Can you suggest the best book in English? شكرا لكم
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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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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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English books on the Seerah (biography of the Prophet sallallaahu aleyhi wasallam)

I'm looking for an English Seerah book that fits (at least some of) the following qualities: written in narrative form gives significant consideration to authenticity (not a compilation of unverified ...
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Statement about slightly lesser reward of Abdullah ibn Rawaha (radillahu anhu)

While listening to a seerah lecture about the battle of Mu'tah, the lecturer made an interesting statement. First, the setup (paraphrased): Zayd ibn Thabit took the flag. Immediately, the Muslims ...
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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?