Truth, to be told

As I was still a little kid, just after acquiring the ability to read, I started devouring many many books, as they were whole new worlds to be discovered. It happens that; just around this time, as I was realizing many alien-then things, an image both standing out and outstanding would be with me, guiding, for many years to come: After his elevation by revelations, he then would step on a physical one to call out to the people whom he knew all his life. He would then ask them;…

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Humane Perfection of Prophet Muhammad

Say thou: “I am but a man like you: It is revealed to me by Inspiration, that your Allah is one Allah.” (Al Fussialat, 6) Two basic characteristics of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) have been mentioned in the Glorious Qur’an which is the obvious and certain endorsement of the Qur’an and also called as nass. One is his Prophethood and the other is his humane aspect. A poet has said: محمد بشر لا كالبشر بل هو كالياقوت بين الحجر Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a human, but not like others. Whatever the…

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A Generation Knowing Their Prophet

Man reaches maturity by imitating: he imitates his parents, his teacher, and older ones; shortly man imitates his loved ones. He resembles his loved ones and gets the colour of his loved ones. Does knowing the life of Prophet (PBUH) mean really knowing Him? Not in my opinion! To know your Messenger is not just about knowing who he is or his life story. In this context, I probably would not be wrong to say that the current biographies of Prophet are insufficient in some aspect. Bediuzzaman’s explanation of the…

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The History of Qur’an

The Glorious Qur’an was revealed in the Arabic language into the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by Allah (SWT) through the angel Jibril Amin (peace be upon him), in twenty three years verse by verse, surah by surah, in a blessed time (month of Ramadan) and in the blessed place, that is Mecca. The honour of time and place met for the sake of the Qur’an. Both the wording and the meaning of that book are divine. When a verse or a surah was revealed by Allah, our Prophet used to make…

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Devotion Beyond Comparison

Sahaba is the Arabic word for “Companions”. In Islam, the term “Sahaba” is used often to refer to the companions of our Prophet (pbuh). The companions are the people who lived during the time of our Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and witnessed his conversations. As a matter of fact, the word “Sahaba” shaped and found its real meaning by the acts of Companions. It means devotion, determination, being the shining and also guiding star in the sky, fighting against disbelief in solemnity, sacrificing all belongings for the sake of Allah and…

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Quran Addresses Everybody

How does Quran address everybody? (From “Ask a Question to Us” website) Each letter and each word of the Qur’anic verses indicate so many meanings and aspects that it is impossible for the human mind to comprehend the whole. And also, all people’s benefitting from a book equally cannot be expected. So, the Quran uses a facilitated method of statement that everybody from a child to an uneducated elderly can reflect upon, in order to approach the subjects which the addressees can’t fathom directly to their understanding levels. Allah (SWT)…

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Editor: The World Needs HIM

Today, one in five of humanity and half of the earth call him “their Prophet!” and love him and obey him. The magnificence of the noor (light) of Muhammad (PBUH) has never diminished for fourteen hundred years. Although some deficiencies of the members of Muslim world have risen recently and the beauties of Islam are not being successfully reflected into every walk of life, the noor (light) of Muhammad has his power to function all the time and it is still the real source of hope to humanity. It is…

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A Saviour the World Waiting

Who else Besides Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)? Recently a controversy among the American Christian missionaries sparked over reaching out to Muslims all around the world. It is about an evangelizing a strategy called the Camel Method, which uses verses from the Quran to convince Muslims that what the Christian Bible says about Jesus is true. Ironically, the Camel Method, actually had been and is still being used by Muslims in their conversations with their fellow people of the book. Muslims, however do differ from Christian missionaries in two ways. Firstly, Islam…

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The Greatest Person in World History

We will share the findings of a western non-Muslim scientist, Michael Hart, about our Prophet (PBUH) in this article. Ustad Bediuzzaman says; “Virtue is what even his enemies confirm” Now, although that man is a non-Muslim, since he searched with fairness he saw the clear virtues of our Prophet (PBUH) and showed these facts in his book in a clear way that everybody can understand. Assigning the first place to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in his book entitled “The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History” he…

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The Trustworthy (1)

Shall we remember him? Shall we recall our primary knowledge about him? Shall we remind ourselves of his good manners and etiquettes? What do we know about him? Where shall we start? In order to remember his life again and learn our lessons from his blessed life, let’s start with the following question…Who is He? And then go along with his birth for now. He is Muhammad, son of Abdullah, son of Abdulmuttalib, son of Hashim, son of Abdmanaf, son of Qusay, son of Kilab, son of Murrah, son of…

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