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Biological Children of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

All the Prophet’s (pbuh) offspring, with the exception of Ibraheem, were born to Khadeejah. Below is a brief account of the Prophet’s children. Qasim He was the eldest son of the Prophet (pbuh), and thus the Prophet was called “Abul Qasim” (the father of Qasim). He died when he was about two years old. Zaynab …

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The Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) Physical Features and Character

The Prophet’s (pbuh) physical appearance was described in detail by his companions. The Prophet’s Face The Prophet’s face was fair, attractive and round. Whenever he was pleased, his face shone bright like the full moon, but it would turn crimson when he was angry. If sweat appeared on his face, the beads glistened like pearls, …

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Recommended English Books and Lectures on Prophet Muhammad’s Life (Seerah)

Muhammad (pbuh)

It is important to study the seerah (prophet’s life) from beginning to end in order to properly understand the context and why and how things developed the way that they did. It is also one of the fundamental ways to build love of the Messenger (pbuh) in one’s heart. How can we love someone we …

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Muslims in the West: Prophetic Guidance on Dealing With Bad Perception & Persecution

Us Muslims here in the U.S. are facing three main problems with regards to our image and rights: Weak political support Bad public opinion Islamophobia In many ways, this is no different than the Meccan phase of the da’wah during the time of the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). They too had the above three problems. As Muslims, …

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Controversy Over Maria the Copt, the Concubine of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi covers the 8-10th year of Hijrah and the death of his son Ibrahim. Also covered are the topics of: -Maria the Coptic (Maria al-Qibtiyya) who was gifted to the Prophet (pbuh) by Juraih ibn Meena (Cyrus of Alexandria), the Patriarch from Egypt, as a custom of that time …

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Inside of the Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) House and His Belongings (3D Replica)

This following images and video is a beautiful replica of the Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) House shown in 3D. This exhibition was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is built based on the narrations (hadiths). This model is very important for us to understand the modesty of the Prophet (pbuh). In addition to the video below, …

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