Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)

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Muhammad (ﷺ) (Arabic: محمد‎; c. 570 – 8 June 632) was the Prophet of Allah sent to deliver the final message to mankind that Allah has completed his favour to mankind and chosen for us Islam as our way of life. He (ﷺ) was and individual who possessed exceptional character and behaviour.


Family

Wives

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

Children

The Prophet (ﷺ) had seven children; three sons and four daughters all born to lady Khadijah bint Khuwaylid except for Ibrahim. Qasim, Abullah, Zainab, Ruqayyah, Umm Khulthoom, and Fatimah.

Names and Lineage

Muhammad ibn Abdullah ibn Abdul-Mutallib ibn Hashim ibn Abd Manaf ibn Qusai ibn Kilab ibn Murra ibn Ka'b ibn Luai ibn Ghalib ibn Fahr ibn Malik ibn An-Nadr ibn Kinana ibn Khuzaima ibn Mudrika ibn Iliyas ibn Mudar ibn Nizar ibn Ma'add ibn Adnan[1]

مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْمُطَّلِبِ بْنِ هَاشِمِ بْنِ عَبْدِ مَنَافِ بْنِ قُصَيِّ بْنِ كِلاَبِ بْنِ مُرَّةَ بْنِ كَعْبِ بْنِ لُؤَيِّ بْنِ غَالِبِ بْنِ فِهْرِ بْنِ مَالِكِ بْنِ النَّضْرِ بْنِ كِنَانَةَ بْنِ خُزَيْمَةَ بْنِ مُدْرِكَةَ بْنِ إِلْيَاسَ بْنِ مُضَرَ بْنِ نِزَارِ بْنِ مَعَدِّ بْنِ عَدْنَانَ

The Importance of Studying His (ﷺ) Seerah

“You have in the person, in the character, in the example, and in the life of the Messenger of Allah a model for those who prepare for the meeting of Allah and the day of judgment” Surat Azhaab [33:21]

لقد كان لكم في رسول الله اسوة حسنة لمن كان يرجو الله واليوم الاخر وذكر الله كثيرا


  • Helps establish the importance of his (ﷺ) example in the life of a muslim as we try to implement teachings of Islam
  • Helps us to grasp, appreciate and better understand Islam
  • Helps us to understand the details of (ﷺ) his life, understand why things happened, why, when, where and the impact on the lives of those following him
  • Seerah is not simply a study of historical chronology, but an attempt to interpret and give reasons for what happened
  • Teach us that his (ﷺ) Seerah is more than simply a biography
  • Helps to acquire a deep understanding of his (ﷺ) life particularly in the principles that motivated him, and the procedures he (ﷺ) used to deal with challenges
  • knowing his (ﷺ) actions gives an indication of how exceptional he (ﷺ) was

Description of the Prophet (ﷺ)

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) was described as a unique man in all aspects even in his appearance.



Notes

  1. The Translation of the the Meaning of Sahih Al-Bukhari, Arabic-English translated by Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan Vol.5, pg.112-113