Allah Says (what means): {By the grace of Allah, you are gentle towards the people; if you had been stern and ill-tempered, they would have dispersed from round about you} [Quran, 3: 159] About himself the prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Allah has sent me as an apostle so that I may demonstrate perfection of character, refinement of manners and loftiness of deportment." [Maalik and Ahmad] By nature he, sallallaahu alayh...

Towards Children He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was especially fond of children and used to get into the spirit of childish games in their company. He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, would have fun with the children who had come back from Abyssinia and tried to speak in Abyssinian with them. It was his practice to give lifts on his camel to children when he returned from journeys. [Al-Bukhari] He, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, would pick up ch...

The Mediation of ‘Urwah bin Mas‘ood Ath-Thaqafi ‘Urwah bin Mas‘ood failed in his negotiations and returned to the Makkans to warn them not to enter into an armed conflict with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions. He addressed them, O people! By Allah, I have been to kings including Caesar, Khosrau and the Negus, yet I have never seen any of them more obeyed by his courtiers than Muh...

The Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, did his best to let Quraysh understand that he did not want to engage in a war with them and that he simply wanted to visit and glorify the Sacred Mosque, which was a right that was as due on Muslims as it was to non-Muslims. When Quraysh were satisfied with this, they sent some people to negotiate with him and find out the power of the Muslims and the extent of their readiness to fight Quraysh ...

The Muslims Select Khaalid bin Al-Waleed, may Allah be pleased with him, to Lead Them When ‘Abdullaah bin Rawaahah, may Allah be pleased with him, was martyred, the banner of the ‎Muslim army fell to the ground but was promptly picked up by ‎Thaabit bin Aqram bin Tha‘labah bin ‘Adiyy bin Al-‘Ajlaan Al-Balawi ‎Al-Ansaari, may Allah be pleased with him. He did not pick it up with the intention of assuming the...

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Pearls of wisdom

"Had this world been, in the sight of Allah, equal to even a mosquito's wing, He would not have provided the disbeliever with even a sip of water thereof." [At-Tirmithi and others]...... More

Lessons from his life

Some more of the admirable qualities of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam as a leader: · Recognition of talent in some of his followers and encouraging them in fields where they excelled or showed interest: For example, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,...... More
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