ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA confirms: “….a mass of detail 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.” (Vol. 12). GEORGE BERNARD…
The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) said: “By the Onein whose hand is the soul of Muhammad the believer is like a bee which eats that which is pure and wholesome and lays that which is pure and wholesome. When it lands on something it does not break or ruin it.” The bee only eats from flowers which are tayyib (pure and wholesome). It is not attracted to repulsive things, unlike some other insects. Likewise the believer only eats that which is pure and wholesome. The bee lays or excretes honey which is also tayyib. Likewise only that which is good and wholesome comes forth from the believer, whether it be his words, his intentions or his actions. The bee is light and nimble and does not break the flowers upon which it lands, nor does it ruin them. Likewise the believer is gentle in his dealings with the creation and does not harm or ruin any human or animal or plant.
“Hassan your food is getting cold”, Habeebah called, as her six year old son was glued to his Mushaf ( a Copy of the Holy Qur’aan), She took the Mushaf from him angrily. “I’ve told you I’m late for work!”…
Prophet Muhammad gave women in the 5th century. 1. Right to own property and income and to keep whatever she earns without sharing anything of it.
2. Right to be paid to bring up her own children including nursing them.
3. Right to marry anyone of their choice.
4. Right to divorce the husband even without his consent and to have this written in the marriage contract.
5. Wife need not serve his parents or family at all.
6. Right to receive the Mehr (bridal gift) and not to pay any dowry at all.
7. Right to retain the Meher if she gets divorced. It remains her property to do with as she likes…more:dailymirror.lk
As an advocate of interfaith dialogue, particularly between Christians and Muslims, I’m often faced with the issue of conversion. People ask me, “If you admire Prophet Muhammad so much, why don’t you convert to Islam? Why don’t you accept him…
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Feed the hungry, visit the sick and set free the captives.” – Sahih Al-Bukhari,
Muhammad is thought to be the most popular name in the world, given to an estimated 150 million men and boys. Statisticians put the high numbers down to the tradition amongst some Muslim families of naming their first-born after the Islamic prophet…more: http://www.independent.co.uk