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(This answer is from a Sunni perspective) Muslims unanimously agree that ALL the Prophets (may peace be upon them all) were free from any error with regard to conveying the message. In the case of the Prophet Muhammad (saws), Allah says in Surat an-Najm: Your companion [Muhammad] has not strayed, nor has he erred, Nor does he speak from [his own] ...


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This answer comes from a secular perspective; if it is out of place, let me know and I'll remove it. But I offer it anyway. Short version: Ignore it. Offense has the interesting characteristic in that it is, quite literally, an imaginary thing: in only exists to the observer - it is not a concrete thing by itself. Add religion into that mix and we have ...


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There's an important concept in Shi'a called "Iṣmah" which is attributed to prophets, Imams and Fatima Zahra -the daughter of prophet Muhammad (PBUH)-. There are philosophical reasons behind this quality. They're incapable of making errors and mistakes. They're impervious to the temptation to sin. Why? They're special selected humans by God who guide ...


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The first thing we must do.. The first thing we must do is ask Allah for forgiveness. I say this because, the people that insult the Prophet (pbuh) have never met him or seen him BUT they know him through our actions. So we have failed to deliver the message of Islam for them to insult someone they have never seen or met. These insults will not change ...


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I think this photo will speak more than words *In response to the abusive film about the Holy Prophet Muhammad upon him blessings and peace, “Discover Islam UK” in London distributed more than 110,000 copies of a translation of the Qur’an And the life of the Prophet Mohammed for the citizens of London.


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When the Prophet (sal Allahu 'alayhi wa sallam) received revelation (وحي) his body would experience certain stress (like sweating on a cold day). You can find narrations for this in Chapter 1 of Bukhari (The book of beginning of revelation). The Word of Allah is indeed heavy, even in a physical sense, as Allah says: Indeed, We will cast upon you a heavy ...


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What was her name? Khadijah (peace be upon her) How did the Prophet come to know her? According to Al-Raheeq al-Makhtum, "the Prophet (peace be upon him) went to Syria as a merchant for Khadijah(pbuh). She was a business-woman of great honor and fortune. She used to employ men to do her business for a certain percentage of profits." She knew about his ...


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That's a very good question. In fact, no wise person should take people, especially when making extraordinary assertions, "at their words". But as for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and all Divine messengers), here are some compelling reasons that strongly suggest his truthfulness: He had no personal gain in the first place to declare himself a ...


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Good question! The Prophet (saws) used humor to lighten the mood in many situations. He was known to always smile. When he laughed the whites of his teeth showed. When we read those ahadith, sometimes we don't really get the joke because we're living in a different time and different things are funny to us now. The Prophet (saws) is known to have said: I ...


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Adding new ibadats to Islam is called bid'at, and it is haram. Then the question turns into Is there an ibadat in Islam for celebrating the birth day of the nabi?. The answer is no. There is no birthday celebration for the nabi in Islam. Nabi's followers had never done any kind of celebration or birthday party for him when he was alive. Birthday celebration ...


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What does salawat upon prophets mean? Salawat from Muslims upon the prophets is like a prayer (i.e, asking to Allah) to lay peace and blessing upon them. It means that the one who offers it does believe that the prophet is really a prophet, he (the Muslim) believes in his (the prophet) prophecy that Allah gave him. It's a form of respect, as well. Whom ...


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The Prophet (peace be upon him) prohibited `Ali from being married to his daughter and the daughter of Abû Jahl at the same time. He said: “The daughter of Allah’s Messenger will not be together with the daughter of Allah’s enemy.” It can be understood from the context of this hadîth that the Prophet (peace be upon him) had placed a condition on 'Alî ...


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Allah the Exalted says in Surah Al-Azhab: مَّا كَانَ مُحَمَّدٌ أَبَا أَحَدٍ مِّن رِّ‌جَالِكُمْ وَلَـٰكِن رَّ‌سُولَ اللَّـهِ وَخَاتَمَ النَّبِيِّينَ وَكَانَ اللَّـهُ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمًا Interpretation of the meaning: 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 ...


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No Prophet Mohamed was not a deity nor do we believe he was divine. He was a human being. Allah is the only deity we believe in and worship.


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The hadith "Seek Knowledge even if you have to go as far as china" is fabricated and does not exist. The actual hadith is: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim.’” (220. Classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh Sunan Ibn Maajah) I can confirm this from our local ...


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It is not allowed in Islam to take any grave even the Prophet's {Peace Be Upon Him} grave as a place of Worship. The Prophet {Peace Be Upon Him} said that Allah cursed the Jews because they had built places of worship at the graves of their Prophets, here is the hadith in Sahih Bukari narrated by Abu Huraira It is forbidden to build any kind of ...


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Etiquettes of Drinking Zam-Zam Water Standing up Ibn Abbas reported: I served. (water of) zamzam to Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him), and he drank it while standing. -Sahih Muslim [Book #023, Hadith #5023] Ibn 'Abbas reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) drank (water) from zamzam in a bucket while he was standing. -Sahih ...


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Say," I am just a human being like you. It has been revealed to me that your God is the One God. So whoever expects to encounter his Lord let him act righteously, and not associate anyone with the worship of his Lord." (18:110) This is the last verse of Surah Cave which is clearly stating that Prophet Muhammad is just a human being like anyone else, ...


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The Farewell Sermon (as it is also known) can be found in all the major biographies of the prophet Mohammad such as "Al Seerah Annabawiyah" by Ibn Hisham. The second link isn't saying that the sermon itself is fake, rather that the translation quoted in the article is erroneous and skewed. And in a way, they are right. “All mankind is from Adam and Eve, ...


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As far as I know, Ahmadiyyas do believe that Prophet Mohammad was the last prophet. However, they believe that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (whom they are named after) is the promised Mahdi. As such, Ahmaddiyas believe that he is more of a reformer commissioned by Allah and not a prophet. You can read more about Mirza Ghulam Ahmad's claim in this article.


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Prophets, according to the Qur'an, are infallible. This doesn't mean that they can't commit sin, rather it means that they won't because they are of the highest spiritual and intellectual consciousness. As for mistakes, they don't make mistakes in religious matters either, however there have been debates regarding mistakes in non-religious matters. In ...


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The narration pertaining to these ten companions is recorded by Ahmad (1/193) and At-Tirmithee (no. 3747). ‘Abdur-Rahmaan Ibn ‘Awf (radiallahu anhu) narrated that the Prophet (salallahu alayhi wassalam) said: أَبُو بَكْرٍ فِي الْجَنَّةِ وَعُمَرُ فِي الْجَنَّةِ وَعَلِيٌّ فِي الْجَنَّةِ وَعُثْمَانُ فِي الْجَنَّةِ وَطَلْحَةُ فِي الْجَنَّةِ وَالزُّبَيْرُ ...


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Yes, whatever the Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم has forbade is same as what Allah has forbade. The Saheeh Sunnah of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم is nothing but wahy from Allah himself. There are several evidences in Qur'an and Sunnah for it. “Verily I have been given the Qur’an and something similar to it along with it. But soon there will be a time ...


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There are some Ayahs in Quran regarding marriages of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) like the below Ayah: لَا يَحِلُّ لَكَ النِّسَاء مِن بَعْدُ وَلَا أَن تَبَدَّلَ بِهِنَّ مِنْ أَزْوَاجٍ وَلَوْ أَعْجَبَكَ حُسْنُهُنَّ إِلَّا مَا مَلَكَتْ يَمِينُكَ - الاحزاب 52 But I have never heard an Ayah that orders Prophet to marry Aisha. I think making an argument ...


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The Quranic verse 19:28 is: يَا أُخْتَ هَارُونَ مَا كَانَ أَبُوكِ امْرَأَ سَوْءٍ وَمَا كَانَتْ أُمُّكِ بَغِيًّا Ya okhta haroona ma kana abooki imraa sawin wama kanat ommuki baghiyyan The Arabic word used here is similar to the Hewbrew word אָחוֹת (achowth), its usage is explained in Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon as: Source: Blue Letter Bible, scan on ...


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@Ali has mentioned the social political connections, but I would like to elaborate more: It has come partly from here but it is in Persian. Your question is basically why god has let the Prophet marry Aisha? The answer is that it has been for political reasons. The prophet (pbuh), to reach better status socially and politically, in order to advertise and ...


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It depends on if it is Bidat or not. some scholars consider it Bidat and some not. Bidat is changing a law of Islam. But there is no law in Islam saying celebration for prophet SAWW is Haram. So it is not Haram. Even if there was no celebration at time of prophet SAWW this is not enough to prove it is Haram but a law saying it is Haram is needed. In Islam by ...


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Let me answer you somewhat fundamentally. Allah is the Just so never choose what to create or what to let not created, He creates just whatever that is creatable and having cause for its creation (addressing the Causality). Now let do some Q/A: Is it possible for a creature to have intellect but not desire? Yes. the examples are angels. (Angels have the ...


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Allah referes to the prophet, as the unlettered prophet, which means illiterate, or poorly educated. Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered prophet, whom they find written in what they have of the Torah and the Gospel, who enjoins upon them what is right and forbids them what is wrong and makes lawful for them the good things and prohibits for ...


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Firstly, let me assert that it would be a sin to spread these fantasy stories as real because they undoubtedly fall under the category of "lying" even if it might have glorified the prophets/islam in anyway. When asked about the permissibility of narrating unverified stories, Sheikh Muhammad ibn al Uthaymeen ruled thus: It is not permissible for a person,...


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