Declaration of Prophethood

In the first three years after the first revelation, Prophet Muhammad invited people to Islam in private. After three years, by the command of Allah (S), he started preaching in public. He reached out to the leaders of Quraish and invited them to worship one God only.

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The Beginning of Revelation

Shortly after the rebuilding of Ka’bah, Prophet Muhammad receives the verses of Qur’an for the very first time, at the age of forty. In it, many finds a symbolism – just as the house of Allah needed a rebuilding, so was this the time to revive the forgotten religion of Ibrahim (A).

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Incidents from the Early Manhood Days

There aren’t many incidents that are recorded about the childhood days of the Prophet. The few that we know have come from the narrations of the Prophet himself such as the incidents of Fijar wars and Hilf-al Fudul.

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The Hijrah – Migration to Madina

We learn about the migration of Prophet , the love of Abu Bakr (R) for Prophet and how he prepared & sacrificed for his migration.

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The Early Emigration to Madina

In this video we learn about the early migration of Muslims to Madina.

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The beginning of Paganism in Arabia

Amar ibn Luhai Al-Khuzai was the first person to change the religion of Ismail (A), he introduced idol worshiping in Al-Ka’bah. He was also the first person to introduce superstitions. Rough estimate suggests that Luhai was from the first century of Christian Era (CE), around 500 years before the birth of Prophet Muhammad . He […]

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Who exactly were the Arabs?

In this page, we are going to discuss about the lineage of Arabs among which Prophet Muhammad appeared. This is the topic that Ibn Ishaq begins his book with. The scholars have divided the Arabs before Islam into two broad categories – the extinct Arab and the remaining Arab. Extinct Arabs – Al-Arab al-Baida They […]

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What are the Sources of the Seerah?

There are a lot of books, articles and lectures on the life of Prophet Muhammad [pbuh/]. Most of us have heard at least a thing or two about his life and times. But where do the authors get these details from? What are the sources that we use to gather information about the biography of Prophet Muhammad [pbuh/]? Let us look at the sources of Seerah.

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Why Study Seerah?

An obligation Allah has commanded us to know the Prophet Muhammad . This is an obligation that Allah has put upon us. There are over 50 verses in the Qur’an that tells us to take the Prophet as an example. For example, Indeed in the Messenger of Allah (Muhammad SAW) you have a good example […]

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Marriage to Khadijah

In this episode we learn how Prophet Muhammad met our lady Khadijah (R) and the details of their marriage.

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