Posts Tagged ‘Prophet’

A Prophetic Way of Teaching

The traditions of the Prophet ﷺ, namely in the form of sayings (hadith) as well as being a source of law and religious guidance, also holds many other meanings and lessons, available to those who read it analytically. This is alluded to in the following Hadith: “May Allah brighten [the face of] a person who […]

Honor the Prophet ﷺ

When Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) loves someone, He honors them both in this life and in the Hereafter. As such, we find in the Qur’an that Allah (swt) always lovingly addresses His Messengers and Prophets in the way that a mentor addresses his student. The Prophets and Messengers are essentially the students […]

Luminosity: Lessons from the Full Moon

In the summer of 2010, my friends and I went camping during a full-moon in the famous White Desert. As the sun began to set, we made camp and had dinner under the stars. It wasn’t until later in the night that we really saw the full-moon. For all the full-moons we’ve seen, nothing compared […]

The Need for Consultation (mushāwara)

In the name of Allah, the most merciful, the most kind. As Muslims, the best role model we have is of course, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (peace be upon him). About him, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) says: And indeed, you are of a great moral character. And as Aisha radi allahu `anha […]

The Prophet Muhammad as My Role Model

Imam Suhaib talks about the legacy of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, peace be upon him, at the ICNA-MAS 37th Annual Convention.

Be Happy

At times, I like to close my eyes and imagine his face, ﷺ (peace be upon him). I like to imagine what he looked like, the shape of his eyes and the color of his skin. Without fail, one thing always finds its way into my imagination, and that is his beloved smile. Never have […]

The Station of the Prophet

Imam Suhaib Webb gives a khutbah on January 6th 2012 about ‘The Station of the Prophet’ at the ISBCC.

Who is Mohammad?

In this video, Imam Suhaib Webb answers the question, “Who is Mohammad?”

My Prophet (Calligraphic Collage)

By Lubna Shaikh, Revival Arts It’s important that we seek creative ways of imparting the knowledge of our deen.  We must help our children by keeping things relevant and relatable.  Here’s a simple project idea that we can use to cultivate and deepen our connection and love for the Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him).  Let’s […]

Is Qasidah Burdah Shirk?

Question: Is Qasidah Burdah, the famous poem that praises the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ (peace be upon him), shirk (association of something else with God)? Answer: Scholars of Ahl-Sunna noted that major shirk can only occur in something explicit. This beautiful poem was explained by some of the greatest scholars of the classical period and none accused it of shirk. […]

Where is the Love?

by Nabil Ahmed If these past few years have taught me anything, it is that as long as we do not have love firmly implanted in all our hearts, we will never succeed. You see, when love truly exists, nothing else matters. Nothing matters at all. You don’t do something for another because you have […]

What the Prophet Knew

How to Achieve Tranquility of the Heart Series: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV | Part XV | Part XVI | Part XVII | Part XVIII | Part XIX | Part XX The Prophet […]

Salam from The Prophet ﷺ

The Salah Series Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV |  Part XV | Part XVI | Part XVII | Part XVIII | Part XIX | Part XX | Part XXI | Part XXII | Part XXIII | Part XXIV | Part […]

Cartoons and Comics – A Call to Maturity and Self-Determination

Notes on the Cartoon Controversy A Call To Maturity and Self-Determination So it’s happened again. They decided to republish the cartoons. Perhaps it is because they want to re-emphasize their opinions on the character and personality of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Maybe because they wish to provoke more reactionary Muslims into random acts of violence […]

Pedagogy of Mercy

A Lecture by Suhaib Webb | Transcribed by Fuseina Mohamad Surat Al-Fatiha Series: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV | Part XV | Part XVI | Part XVII | Part XVIII | Part XIX | Part XX | Part XXI | Part XXII | Part XXIII | Part XXIV | Part XXV Now, before […]

“And How Excellent These Companions Are!”

The Prophet ﷺ once came upon his companion, Thawban (may Allah be pleased with him), and noticed that he looked sad.  He immediately asked him, “O Thawban, what has changed your appearance?” Thawban replied, “O Messenger of Allah, I do not have any sickness or any pain except that I feel discomfort when I do […]

On Celebrating The Prophet’s Birthday ﷺ – Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah

Answered by Dr. Abdullah bin Bayyah | Translated by Suhaib Webb Background: The celebration of the birthday of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is an issue of controversy amongst the scholars. Thus, there were some who considered it a disliked innovation, a few even saying it reached the level of […]

A Very Unique Pleasure

Once, a young boy, around the age of 10 or 11 came across the sirah of the Prophet ﷺ. After reading for sometime, his heart was moved. Let’s move from my words to his and try and benefit. “Suddenly I felt, while reading that book, a very unique pleasure. For, indeed, it was a pleasure […]

The Chorus to Your Soul

by Ashley Marshall You’re in the car, laughing and chatting with your friends, just cruising down the clear freeway, when the radio station starts playing your favorite song. You all start singing word for word, hitting all the high notes with your best karaoke skills. How many moments like these can we remember? How many […]

Ways to be Near the Prophet ﷺ

He came during a time of darkness and spread, by the will of Allah, light upon the land. Now, more than 1400 years later, we hardly have any knowledge of him ﷺ. We have lost our chance to be with the Prophet ﷺ physically in this dunya, so let us not lose our chance in […]