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  • 1. Life of Muhammad
  • 2.
  • 3. MUHAMMAD says
    “ Verily God had made me a humble servant,
    and not a proud king.
    I am no more than a man’’
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 4. CONTENTS:
    1. Introduction
    2. Birth and Childhood
    3. Personality of the Holy Prophet
    4. Youth and Marriage
    5. Revelations and Prophet hood
    6. Spread of Islam
  • 5. INTRODUCTION
    MUHAMMADwas the Seal of Prophets- The last prophet of God.
    To Him was revealed the Religion of Islam.
    ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA:
    "....a mass of details in the early sources show that he was an honest and upright man who had gained the respect and loyalty of others who were like-wise honest and upright men."
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 6. MUHAMMAD – Mercy to the Mankind
    The PROPHET
    The WARRIOR
    The BUSINESSMAN
    The REFORMER
    The STATESMAN
    The REFUGE of the Orphans
    The PROTECTOR of Slaves
    The STATESMAN & JUDGE
    The BENEFACTOR of Women
    The SAINT
  • 7. MUHAMMAD- The MOST INFLUENTIAL person in the world
    ‘‘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 levels.’’
    Micheal H. Hart
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 8. "If greatness of purpose, smallness of means, and astonishing results are the three criteria of a human genius, who could dare compare any great man in history with Muhammad?’’
    La Martaine
    ‘‘I have studied him - the wonderful man and in my opinion for from being an anti-Christ, he must be called the Savior of Humanity.’’
    George Bernard Shaw
    "I wanted to know the best of one who holds today's undisputed sway over the hearts of millions of mankind....I became more than convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life but Holy Prophet’’
    Mahatma Gandhi
     
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 9. PREDICTION of coming of MUHAMMAD in Holy Scriptures
    Holy Prophet is mentioned as ‘Kalki Avatar’ –meaning ‘The Last Prophet of God’ in Hindu Vedas and Puranas.
    Holy Prophet was mentioned in the
    Bible- Deuteronomy 18:18-19
    In the Gospel of Buddha (pp. 217-8), Holy Prophet is mentioned as ‘Maitreya’ meaning the ‘Merciful One’
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 10. MUHAMMAD -Birth and Childhood
    MUHAMMAD was born in Mecca on Monday 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal, in 571 A.d in the Clan of Quraysh- one of the Most noble and influential Clans of the time.
    He was orphaned at 6 years of age.
    He was taken care of by his grandfather- Abdul Muttalib & uncle- Abu Talib.
    Bahira- A Christian monk, foretold that adolescent MUHAMMAD of His Prophet hood and Divine inspirations to be revealed to Him.
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 11. MUHAMMAD – Personality
    Simple Living
    Abhorrence of Idleness and Lethargy
    Honesty
    Combat with Tyranny
    Kind treatment of wife and children
    Merciful to slaves
    Cleanliness
    Just treatment to the wealthy as well as poor
    Encouragement of Knowledge
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 12. MUHAMMAD:
    ‘’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’’.
     
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 13. MUHAMMAD –Youth and Marriage
    Although MUHAMMAD grew up in such a foul society,
    both his friends and his enemies regarded him as the best model of chastity and virtue.
    MUHAMMAD married Khadija, a beautiful and honorable widow at the age of 25 while She was 40 years of age.
    MUHAMMAD took other wives after her for several reasons:
    To take care of the orphans and the destitute
    To nullify caste systems and ignorant beliefs.
    To set slaves free
    To form friendly relations
    To even out man : woman ratio
     
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 14. MUHAMMAD- Divine Revelations
    By the age of 40, MUHAMMAD started to seek meditation and peace of mind in the Mount Hira - from the barbaric lifestyle of His society.
    One day Angel Gabriel appeared before MUHAMMAD and said ‘‘ RECITE in the name of God’’(95:1-5).
    The Holy Quran was revealed to Muhammad as Divine inspirations over a period of 22 years.
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 15. MUHAMMAD’S guidance covers all walks of life
    Social Life
    Commerce & Economy
    Politics & Governance
    Law & Justice
    Hygiene
    Ethics & Etiquettes
    Human Rights & Relations
    Knowledge & learning
    ( peace and blessing of ALLAH be on Him)
  • 16. MUHAMMAD - Benefactor of Women
    Right to LIVE LEGAL Rights
    Right to EDUCATION SOCIAL Rights
    INHERITANCE PRIVACY & CHASTITY
    MAINTAINACE rights SECURITY & Protection
    OWNERSHIP Rights Respect in Menstration
  • 17. MUHAMMAD- Spread of Islam
    Due to the lack of equipment and followers, MUHAMMAD was able to influence people to accept Islam on the basis of two things:
    Holy Quran and its contents
    His personality- kind and patient yet firm in His Religious duties.
    To stop MUHAMMAD ,the Chiefs of other religions tried to offer him wealth and even cut off essential supplies from Him and His followers.
    However these atrocities could not hinder their spirit.
  • 18. Arabia before and after Muhammad
    BEFORE
    True Concept of God- Lost
    Ignorance & Darkness
    Barbarism & ruthlessness
    Sexual Slavery, Nudity & Persecution of women
    Usury and Exploitation
    Fear and terror
    Class and Color
    discrimination
    AFTER
    True Concept of God- Restored
    Knowledge & Light
    Kindness & mercy
    Women’s status and rights
    Justice and fairness
    Peace and security
    Love and Brotherhood
  • 19. THANK YOU

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