By Adil Salahi

EPUB eISBN: 9780860375685

Muslims world wide see Muhammad as God's final messenger to mankind. via his activities, he confirmed how to dwell a existence that gives for all of the wishes of physique, brain, and soul, and elevates man's aspirations in the direction of an elegant perfect in an easy, direct, and honest demeanour. He equipped a nation that used to be devoted to fact and justice and to the liberation of guy in the course of the global. He wrote to emperors, kings, and rulers, calling on them to think in God and to keep on with His message, but, whilst, he lived a lifetime of poverty, leaving apart the riches that have been provided to him.

At a time while the Prophet is way maligned by means of writers, cartoonists, and numerous different detractors, this ebook goals to teach Muhammad's real personality intimately, either in its so much daily and such a lot remarkable moments.

Adil Salahi's writings contain the acclaimed Muhammad: guy and Prophet and Pioneers of Islamic Scholarship, and the English translation of the eighteen-volume within the coloration of the Qur'an. His major profession has been in radio and print journalism, and for over thirty years he was once editor of "Islam in Perspective," a twice-weekly full-page column within the Arab information, a Saudi day-by-day newspaper.

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In an emergency meeting, the chiefs of the clans considered all options and decided to move immediately to kill the Prophet. The plot was to choose a brave young man from each clan so as to share in the responsibility for the assassination. This method was agreed upon so that the Hashimites would realize that they could not fight the rest of the Quraysh on their own. They would then accept blood money in compensation. The Prophet managed to escape his would-be assassins and took every precaution to mislead them.

A wellequipped army of 1000 fighters moved fast to defend the caravan, which was able to slip away and escape its Muslim pursuers. The two forces met at Badr. Although the Prophet had tried to avoid an armed clash, the hardliners in the Quraysh army thought they should not miss 23 muhammad: his character and conduct such a chance of defeating the Muslims in battle. However, the Muslims were able to score a resounding victory. Many of the chiefs of Quraysh’s clans were among seventy of their soldiers killed in battle, and a similar number were taken prisoners.

They said that had they suffered a defeat at the hands of the Persian or the Byzantine Emperors and they had such a relationship with them, they would have hoped for their kind treatment. The Prophet told them to choose either their women and children or their property. They chose their women and children. The Prophet ensured that all their womenfolk and children were freed and given back to them. The Muslims kept the cattle and the money, which were divided among the soldiers. Out of the one-fifth share of the state, the Prophet gave very generous gifts to some of the chiefs of Makkah and other tribes.

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