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Some Proof Muhammad (pbuh) is an Illiterate.

Critics point to the following narrations as evidence that the Prophet Muhammad was not illiterate:

Sahih Bukhari, Book 3, Number 65:
“Narrated By Anas bin Malik : Once the Prophet wrote a letter or had an idea of writing a letter. The Prophet was told that they (rulers) would not read letters unless they were sealed. So the Prophet got a silver ring made with “Muhammad Allah’s Apostle” engraved on it. As if I were just observing its white glitter in the hand of the Prophet.”
http://sunnah.com/bukhari/3/7

Sahih Bukhari, Book 3, Number 114:
“Narrated By ‘Ubaidullah bin ‘Abdullah : Ibn ‘Abbas said, “When the ailment of the Prophet became worse, he said, ‘Bring for me (writing) paper and I will write for you a statement after which you will not go astray.’ But ‘Umar said, ‘The Prophet is seriously ill, and we have got Allah’s Book with us and that is sufficient for us.’ But the companions of the Prophet differed about this and there was a hue and cry. On that the Prophet said to them, ‘Go away (and leave me alone). It is not right that you should quarrel in front of me.” Ibn ‘Abbas came out saying, “It was most unfortunate (a great disaster) that Allah’s Apostle was prevented from writing that statement for them because of their disagreement and noise. (Note: It is apparent from this Hadith that Ibn ‘Abbes had witnessed the event and came out saying this statement. The truth is not so, for Ibn ‘Abbas used to say this statement on narrating the Hadith and he had not witnessed the event personally. See Fath Al-Bari Vol. 1, p.220 footnote.) (See Hadith No. 228, Vol. 4).” Read more of this post

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Who wrote the treaty of Hudaibiyah?

Writer of the Treaty of Hudaibiya

Sahih Muslim
Book 019, Number 4403:
It has been narrated on the authority of Bara’ who said: When the Prophet (may peace be upon him) was checked from going to the Ka’ba, the people of Mecca made peace with him’on the condition that he would (be allowed to) enter Mecca (next year) and stay there for three days, that he would not enter (the city) except with swords in their sheaths and arms encased in their covers, that he would not take eway with him anyone from its dwellers, nor would he prevent anyone from those with him to stay on in Mecca (if he so desired). He said to ‘Ali: Write down the terms settled between us. (So ‘Ali wrote): In the name of Allah, most Gracious and most Merciful. This is what Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah, has settled (with the Meccans), The polytheists said to him: If we knew that thou art the Messenger of of Allah, we would follow you. But write: Muhammad b. ‘Abdullah. So he told ‘Ali to strike out these words. ‘Ali said: No, by Allah, I will not strike them out. The Messenger of Allah (may Peace be upon him) said: Show me their place (on the parchment). So he (‘Ali) showed him their place and he (the Holy Prophet) struck them out; and he wrote: Ibn ‘Abdullah.(According to the terms of the treaty, next year) the Holy Prophet (may peace be upon him) stayed there for three days When it was the third day, they said to ‘Ali: This is the last day according to the terms of your companion. So tell him to leave. ‘Ali informed the Prophet (may peace be upon him) accordingly. He said: Yes, and left (the city). Ibn Janab in his version of the tradition used:” we would swear allegiance to you” instead of” we would follow you”. Read more of this post

Re-Examining Banu Qurayzah Incident

Admin: Have you ever heard the Non-Muslims or Islamophobes claiming Prophet Muhammad pbuh killing 900 Jews? Please read the article below for the FACTS.


by  • JANUARY 1, 2016


Re-Examining Banu Qurayzah Incident

Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau

Content:

1. Introduction
2. Jewish tribes Made a Pact with Muslims
3. Events that Occurred Before Quraiza Incident
4. Prophet Muhammed Thwarted Their Plans
5. Banu Qurayza Siding, Waging War and Supplying Enemies with Weapons
6. Banu Qurayza were Left to Face the Music Alone
7. Who were Killed?
8. Were Children Killed?
9. Were All the Banu Qurayza Men Killed?
10. How Many Men of the Quraiza were Killed?
11. Anti-Semitism Claim
12. Conclusion

1. Introduction

The aim of this article is to examine an episode in the life time of Prophet Muhammed (p), concerning the Banu Qurayza warrior-men being killed. In this piece, we will respond to claims orientalists and other critics have made regarding this incident of the Arab Jewish tribe, Banu Qurayza.

For many reasons, it is obvious that this episode of the Banu Qurayza incident has had a lot of attention from non-Muslim scholars and apologists. But, we find a lot of their conclusions about it has either been lacking substance in showing the true picture of the event or deliberately misconstrued this historical event in showing Prophet Muhammed (p) in a bad light for allowing Sa’d ibn Mu’adh (a former Jew) to judge those that committed treachery.

2. Jewish tribes made a Pact with Muslims

The Muslims, fleeing persecution from Makkah, found Medina (Yathrib) a safe sanctuary to live in. Shortly after the persecuted Muslims arrived and welcomed in Medina. They made a pact with the Jewish tribe Banu Quraiza (and other tribes) that so it happens if an enemy were to attack Madinah, they would all protect each other and will not aid the enemy in any way. These facts are related to us in a number of early sources: Read more of this post

The Biography of Muhammad shows that he was foretold in old Christian’s manuscript.

Source: THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD, translation of Ishaq’s Sirat Rasul Allah.


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Childhood of Prophet Muhammad. Abyssinian Christians testified the future of small Muhammad (pbuh).

A learned person told me that what urged his foster-mother to return him (Muhammad) to his mother, apart from what she told his mother, was that a number of Abyssinian Christians saw him with her when she brought him back after he had been weaned. They looked at him, asked questions about him, and studied him carefully, then they said to her, ‘Let us take this boy, and bring him to our king and our country; for he will have a great future. We know all about him.‘ The person who told me this alleged that she
could hardly get him away from them.


The Abyssinina Christians’ scripture foretold the Prophet to come and the description match with small Muhammad (pbuh).


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The Monk Bahira testified the Prophethood of Muhammad (pbuh).  Read more of this post

The name “MUHAMMAD” found in the Old Testament.

It’s in The Song of Songs Chapter 5: 16

Hebrew text:

חכו ממתקים וכלו
מחמדים זה דודי
וזה רעי בנות
ירושלם׃

Transliteration:

ChKV MMThQYM VKLV MChMDYM ZH DVDY VZH Ur’yY BNVTh YUrVShLM.

Translation in English:

King James Version
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Now Copy this Hebrew word:

מחמדים

to Google Translation. Result:

muhammadim

If you delete the LAST of Hebrew word, this is what you’ll have:

muhammad

So, the correct translation is:

King James Version
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is MUHAMMAD. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

PROPHECIES ABOUT PROPHET MUHAMMAD IN THE PARSI SCRIPTURE.

PROPHECIES ABOUT PROPHET MUHAMMAD IN
THE PARSI SCRIPTURE.
The Parsi religion is one of the oldest religions in the world,
perhaps as old if not older than the Hinduism. It has two collections
of Scriptures – the Dasatir and the Zand Avasta, which may be called
respectively the Old and the New Testaments of the Parsi religion. In
Dasatir, No.14, which is associated with the name of Sasanll, there is
not only a corroboration of the Doctrines and the teachings of Islam,
but a clear prophecy as to the Advent of the prophet Muhammad
(pbuh). The Prophecy is made in the clearest terms, and is preceded
by a vision of a state of extreme disorder and demoralization in
Persia. It runs thus: Read more of this post

How Old was Aisyah (r.a) when She got married to Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h)? (Part 4)

Author of this article:   Ridhwan ibn Muhammad Saleem

In the name of Allah the Beneficent the Merciful
Praise be to God, and peace upon the Seal of Prophets.

Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Orientation to Dates
Awareness of Age in Pre-Modern Societies
Evidence that Aisha was Between Fifteen and Nineteen Years of Age
Chronological Imprecision in the Prophetic Biography
Conceptualisation of Numbers in Primitive Societies
Differences in the ‘six-nine’ narrations
More Evidence that the Relationship was not Inappropriate
Why did the ‘six-nine’ narrations gain such prominence?
Conclusion

Appendix: Authors note

Abstract

Although the widely-cited hadith states that Aisha was nine years old when her marriage to the Prophet (upon him be peace) was consummated, this is contradicted by strong historical evidence. Tabari, the famous historian and hadith expert, states that Aisha was born at least fifteen years before the marriage was consummated, and both early prophetic biographers, Ibn Ishaq and Ibn Hisham, mention that Aisha was amongst the earliest converts to Islam, once again making her much older than the ‘six-nine’ reports indicate, and corroborating Tabari’s opinion. Also, reports of Aisha’s age in works by such authorities as Nawawi, `Asqallani and Ibn Kathir all place her in her late teens at the time the marriage was consummated. Moreover, historical reports in books such as Saheeh al-Bukari contain descriptions of Aisha in which she appears much older than the ‘six-nine’ narrations would suggest.  Pre-modern people were typically not aware of age or birth dates as we are in modern bureaucratised society, and conceptualisation of numbers was also very different in the past. Pre-modern people would often approximate their age when asked, and numbers were often expressed as descriptors rather than intended to be chronologically precise.  Read more of this post

How Old was Aisyah (r.a) when She got married to Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h)? (Part 3)

Prophet Mohammad’s youngest and only virgin wife is Aisha (Aysha or Ayesha), the daughter of his closest companion. Her age at the time of marriage is uncertain. According to some narrations, she was 9 years old. Because she could have been as young as 9 years old, these days, some haters of Islam today say that Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) was a pedophile. However, according to alternative methods of calculating her age, she could have been 12 – 18 years old. What is certain is that he did reach her puberty and she was very happy in her marriage.

Most of the Hadith narrations mentioning her age was nine are reported through Hisham ibn Urwa while living in Iraq, where Hisham ibn Urwa is reported to have relocated after living in Madinah for seventy-one years. It is reported in one of the most well known books on the life and reliability of the narrators of the traditions ascribed to the Muhammad reports that Yaqub ibn Shaibah said, “narratives reported by Hisham are reliable except those that are reported through the people of Iraq”. It further states that Malik ibn Anas objected on those narratives of Hisham, which were reported through people of Iraq. Another book on the narrators of the traditions of the Muhammad reports that when he was old, Hisham’s memory suffered quite badly.

We find evidence in both Hadith books and history books that indicates Aisha must have been older than nine when she got married: Read more of this post

How Old was Aisyah (r.a) when She got married to Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h)? (Part 2)

Qualities of Aisha and her role in Islam

In any discussion on the age of Aisha (ra: may Allah be pleased with her) at the time of her marriage with the Holy Prophet Muhammad (may peace and the blessings of Allah be upon him), it is of the greatest relevance to note the pivotal role she played as a teacher, exponent and interpreter of the religion of Islam. Aisha was an exceptionally intelligent and astute woman, a young prodigy, and this was the main reason why she was got married to the Holy Prophet, as is clearly proved by events after the Holy Prophet’s life. She entered his household, shortly after his emigration to Madina, just at the time when the teachings of Islam in all fields of life for the Muslim community were starting to be revealed to the Holy Prophet and demonstrated by him by his example and practice. An intellectually gifted person was required who would have daily contact with the Holy Prophet at the closest and most personal level, so as to absorb the teachings that he was giving on all aspects of life by his words and actions. Such a person would need to possess the following qualities:

  • an excellent, precise memory to retain a vast amount of detail accurately,
  • the understanding to grasp the significance and the principles of the teachings,
  • powers of reasoning, criticism and deduction to resolve problems on the basis of those teachings,
  • the skills to convey knowledge to a wide range of audience,
  • and, finally, have the prospect of living for a considerable period of time after the death of the Holy Prophet in order to spread his message to distant generations.

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How Old was Aisyah (r.a) when She got married to Muhammad?

pbuh)PROOF #1: OUR TESTING TOWARD THE SOURCE Most of the stories which tell us about this matter were being told only by Hisham ibn `Urwah, who wrote it by the order of his father. There supposed minimal 2 or 3 person who wrote the same story or hadist. It is strange that no one in Medinah, where Hisham ibn `Urwah lived, until his 71 years old, had waited to told about this story, besides the fact that there were a lot of students in Medinah include the famous one Malik ibn Anas, never recorded to tell about this story. The beginning of this story was from Iraq people, where Hisham stayed there in his old age after moved from Medinah. Tehzibu’l-Tehzib, one of a quite famous book who discuss about the stories from Hadist tellers, according to Yaqub ibn Shaibah has noted : “Hisham is highly trusted, his story possible to accept, EXCEPT the stories he told after he moved to Iraq“(Tehzi’bu’l-tehzi’b, Ibn Hajar Al- ‘asqala’ni, Dar Ihya al-turath al-Islami, 15th century. Vol 11, p.50). Read more of this post