Published on March 15, 2014
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Issue 1 MMUHAMMADUHAMMADPeace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon HimPeace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him The Last Messenger of GodThe Last Messenger of God
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him A warm welcome to you! To help you get a glimpse of the noble Messenger of Allah and benefit through his model personality practical teachings exemplary life and the proven formula that will provide you peace, success and salvation. Please read on…Please read on… ObjectiveObjective
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Savior and Liberator Times Before Muhammad True Concept of God- Lost Ignorance & Darkness Barbarism & ruthlessness Sexual Slavery, Nudity & Persecution of women Usury and Exploitation Fear and terror Class and Colour discrimination Times After Muhammad True Concept of God- Restored Knowledge & Light Kindness & mercy Women’s status and rights Justice and fairness Peace and security Love and Brotherhood
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Look around…Where are we today? God & religion- forgotten Idol and human worship Wars, conflicts and killing Terror and fear Interest dealings, corruption and exploitation Injustice, oppression and no human rights Marginalization of poor and have-nots Persecution of women and the weak Nudity and obscenity Confusion and restlessness We need Muhammad’s guidance…
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Born at Makkah (Saudi Arabia) in 570 AD Trader in his twenties Recognized as ‘Trustworthy’ among his people First marriage at the age of 25 to Khadija, a widow aged 40 years Personal Appearance… Muhammad- An Introduction “ Handsome features, bright face, likeable temperament” “graceful, handsome, eyes black and large, hair long and thick, voice clear …” “… charming to look at and well-built …” “… captivating at a distance and very sweet and most handsome from near, talk sweet and words clear…”
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Bestowed Prophethood when he began receiving revelation at 40, the first verses … Called people to the truth, faced persecution in Makkah Migrated to Madina where he was welcomed wholeheartedly A new phase began where Muhammad laid the foundations of a society based on Divine guidance. ‘ Read in the name of your Lord who created, created man from clots of blood. Read! Your Lord is the most Bounteous, who has taught the use of the pen, has taught man what he did not know.’ (Quran- Chapter 96) Muhammad- An Introduction
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Beginning of Divine Revelation leads to a new era Way of life as per Divine guidance, not human desires Addressing all aspects of life Guidance from the Creator who knows man unlike other For the entire world, not a region or country Laws and Values from Heaven, not earth Addressing all human beings, rich and poor, black and white, educated and the ignorant Divine Revelation Long term, not short-term Permanent guidelines and solutions, not temporary
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Origin over 1400 years ago Muhammad presented the guidance over 1400 years back…for all times to comeMuhammad presented the guidance over 1400 years back…for all times to come 610 AD 2006 Muhammad’s proven cure can solve all our problems and set the human world on the right course once again Muhammad’s proven cure can solve all our problems and set the human world on the right course once again Now and the future… The best values of life we see today were given 1400 years ago The best values of life we see today were given 1400 years ago
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Muhammad and Religion LifeLife LifeLife ReligionReligion Religion has nothing to do with practical life Religion guides every aspect of life. Religion betters life. BEFOREBEFORE AFTERAFTER Religion With the advent of Muhammad, the notion of religion changed
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Muhammad’s guidance covers all walks of life Law & JusticeLaw & Justice Ethics & EtiquettesEthics & Etiquettes Commerce & EconomyCommerce & Economy Politics & GovernancePolitics & Governance Social lifeSocial life Knowledge & learningKnowledge & learning HygieneHygiene Human Rights & Relations Human Rights & Relations and more…
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Total change. A Companion describes… Jafer(RA), a companion of Prophet Muhammad at the court of a Christian King in Abyssinia : “He called us to worship God alone... he commanded us to speak the truth, to honor our promises, to be kind to our relations, to be helpful to our neighbors, to cease all forbidden acts, to abstain from bloodshed, to avoid obscenities and false witness….” “Your majesty! We were ignorant people, worshipping idols, eating carrion, oppressing neighbors, brother fighting brother, the strong dominating the weak, when amidst us was raised a man (Muhammad) whose nobility, integrity and trustworthiness were already well- known”
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Practice Principles of the Prophet BeliefsBeliefs Right ActionsRight Actions + ResultsResults = Preach Right MeansRight Means Right EndsRight Ends + SuccessSuccess = “He was …without a bodyguard, without a palace, without a fixed revenue. If ever any man had the right to say that he ruled by a right divine It was Mohammad, for he had all the power without instruments and without its support. He cared not for dressing of power. The simplicity of his private life was in keeping with his public life." Bosworth Smith Observation A Glimpse A Glimpse
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Noble Character Simple yet elegant habits No material temptations Relished tasty food, enjoyed the beauty of flowers, the fragrance of perfumes Never scolded his young servant When seated among his followers, he would not occupy special seat. Personal belongings at the time of his death= Mattress of dried palm leaves, water skin and an armor "Circumstances changed, but the prophet of God did not. In victory or in defeat, in power or in adversity, in affluence or in indigence, he is the same man, disclosed the same character.” Prof K.S Ramakrishna Rao, Mohammed The Prophet Observation “10 years”, said his servant, “ I was with the Prophet, and he never said as much as ‘fie to me’ “10 years”, said his servant, “ I was with the Prophet, and he never said as much as ‘fie to me’ A Glimpse A Glimpse
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Generous, Humble and Peace maker Forgave the people of the town of Taif who wounded him and chased him out of the city Ordered kindly treatment of captives, despite these were the very men who had inflicted insults and injuries to him After the conquest of Makkah, he proclaimed general amnesty to the people who persecuted and tortured him and his followers No exhibition of ruthless power, no feelings of revenge, no plunder Victory meant humility to God Blessings on the men of Madina, they gave us wheat bread to eat when there was little of it, contending themselves with dates”- A Captive Blessings on the men of Madina, they gave us wheat bread to eat when there was little of it, contending themselves with dates”- A Captive A Glimpse A Glimpse "My It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet, the scrupulous regard for his pledges, his intense devotion to this friends and followers, his intrepidity, his fearlessness, his absolute trust in God and in his own mission. These and not the sword carried everything before them and surmounted every obstacle.” M.K.Gandhi Observation
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him The Light Spreads- Arabia to the World Roman EmperorRoman Emperor Abyssinia (Ethiopia) Abyssinia (Ethiopia) Persia ( Iran)Persia ( Iran) Hauza ( Yemen)Hauza ( Yemen) Muhammad sent envoys to the civilian centers of that time
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Lifetime of Lofty Achievements Received Divine Revelation Communicated to his generation Explained the Divine message Established a God-fearing, prosperous, peaceful, successful and satisfied society Demonstrated the theory with practice Left behind a lasting guidance Left behind a lasting guidance "My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular level.” Michael H. Hart, THE 100: A RANKING OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS IN HISTORY Observation Trained his companions
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him The Message: O People…. Remember that you will indeed meet your Lord, and that He will indeed reckon your deeds. Beware of Satan for the safety of your religion. He has lost all hope that he will ever be able to lead you astray in big things, so beware of following him in small things. The best of the ways is one trodden by the Prophets The best of the actions is that which is beneficent. The best guidance is that which is put into practice. The most valuable possession is the contentment of heart. The best provision is that of piety. A Glimpse A Glimpse “If greatness of purpose, smallness of means and astounding results are the three criteria of human genius, who could dare to compare any great man in modern history with Muhammad ” La Martine, Historian Observation
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Equality and Brotherhood All mankind is from Adam and Eve. An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; A white has no superiority over a black, nor a black has any superiority over a white- except by piety and good action. Appointed Bilal (RA), a black and a negro slave, as the first individual to the office of Muezzin ( Call to Prayer) Appointed Bilal (RA), a black and a negro slave, as the first individual to the office of Muezzin ( Call to Prayer) “O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other. Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well acquainted (with all things)” (Quran- Chapter 49)
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him The Benefactor of women First to accord higher status to women, first to grant rights “It was Islam that removed the bondage in which women are held from the very dawn of history and gave them a social standing and legal rights such as were not granted to them in England till many centuries later.” Lady Cabbold, Pilgrimage to Mecca Observation Social Rights Inheritance Maintenance Rights Privacy & Chastity Legal Rights Respect during Menstruation days Ownership Rights Security & Protection Right to Live Education
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Message for Men: O Brothers It is true that you have certain rights in regard to your women, but they also have rights over you. Remember that you have taken them as your wives, only under Allah's trust and with His permission. If they abide by your right then to them belongs the right to be fed and clothed in kindness. Do treat your women well and be kind to them, for they are your partners and committed helpers. And it is your right that they do not make friends with anyone of whom you do not approve, as well as never to be unchaste.
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Revert to Islam Statements It’s only in the past 20 years that women in this country were able to open a bank account without their husband signing the cheques. Islamic women have always had those rights. If I stick to what the Quran says, it’s clear to me that I will have total equality.- Jan, a British revert comments on Channel 4 “… I started reading the Koran and it was an absolutely breathtaking. It could have been written yesterday for today.”- Yvonne Ridley, BBC War correspondent after embracing Islam
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Prophet’s Formula of Success ‘I offer you happiness of this world and that of the next’ ‘Acknowledge ‘ I call you to God, the Unique, without any associate and to His obedience and to follow me…for I am the Messenger of Allah’ ‘People! No prophet or apostle will come after me and no new faith will be born. There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah. There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah. Adam Noah Abraham Moses Jesus Muhammad… …
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him The Light Spreads Further His companions disseminated His message around the world and humanity has reaped benefits wherever and whenever Prophet Muhammad’s guidance has been followed ‘The Muslim World has given many innovations that we take for granted in our daily life.’ How Islamic Inventors changed the world, The Independent ‘The Muslim World has given many innovations that we take for granted in our daily life.’ How Islamic Inventors changed the world, The Independent More than 1 billion followers today More than 1 billion followers today Established God- fearing, just, peaceful and prosperous state Established God- fearing, just, peaceful and prosperous state Human history has never known such a complete transformation of a society or a place before or since – and IMAGINE all these unbelievable wonders in JUST OVER TWO DECADES.” Michael H. Hart, THE 100: A RANKING OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS IN HISTORY Observation
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him Muhammad & You! You too can benefit from Muhammad, the Messenger of God, to gain success in this life and the life after death For further information, suggestions and comments contact firstname.lastname@example.org Please get to know more and change your life. Thank You for viewing the presentation. Recommended Websites www.islamicity.com www.whyislam.org www.soundvision.com www.hyahya.org/ www.yusufislam.org.uk/ Recommended Books (available at www.amazon.com) The Holy Qur'an: Text, Translation & Commentary by Abdullah Yusuf Ali Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet – By Karen Armstrong Muhammad (Critical Lives)- by Yahiya Emerick, Yahiya J. Emerick Towards Understanding Islam- By A.A.Maududi
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