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Will not remain ignorant by Nayzak Will not remain ignorant by Nayzak
Assalaamu alaikum [Peace be to you],


:bulletblue: Why should we all learn about the prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-?
Mohammed -peace be upon him- came into the world as the Last prophet and Messenger of the God. He -peace be upon him- came in the full blaze of contemporary history. Therefore his life, his works and his achievements are not wrapped in any mystery or conjecture. Every event and every action of his life was most carefully recorded at that time by various people and was preserved lest it should be lost to posterity.

Mohammed -peace be upon him- was the most influential of all prophets. As the Last Messenger of the God, he -peace be upon him- was a man par excellence who pulled the failing and sinking humanity out of the depths of darkness and ignorance. He was the one who saved the human soul from the spiritual bondage and showed to it the path of success and enlightenment.
In every act of his there was meaning and purpose, and in every word of his - there was wisdom and knowledge. Whether it was praying to the God, or advocating democracy or emancipating and upholding women’s rights or advocating the Supreme Human Charter, in fact in all fields of human activities, he -peace be upon him- gave perfect guidance.

Mohammed -peace be upon him- passed through all phases of life and suffered every vicissitude but he surmounted all obstacles and achieved unbelievable success. Whatever he preached, he also practiced. His mission had greatness of purpose. In fact the more one knows about the life and character of the Last Messenger, greater is the reverence for him. Compare the conditions that were prevailing at the time of his advent with the conditions that prevailed at the time of his demise. He -peace be upon him- brought about a total transformation in human life. He brought about a Lasting Revolution. He changed the course of history.


:bulletblue: Top 5 Biographies of the Prophet Mohammed:
Who was Mohammed -peace be upon him-, the last prophet of Islam? These top biographies will help you learn more about his life, his message, and his legacy:

:bulletred: 1. The Sealed Nectar (Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum), by S. al-Mubarakpuri
A complete and authoritative account of the life of the Prophet. Was awarded First Prize by the Muslim World League, at a 1979 literature competition for biographies of the Prophet, held in Mekkah.

:bulletred: 2. Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, by Martin Lings
A leading biography of the Prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-, the only one based on Arabic sources of the 8th and 9th centuries. Considered one of the best-documented and clearly written biographies of Mohammed in the English language.

:bulletred: 3. Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet, by Karen Armstrong
Accessible and balanced biography of the Prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him- in English. From the author of "A History of God," "The Battle for God," and "Islam: A Short History."

:bulletred: 4. The Life of the Last Prophet, by Yusuf Islam
Audio biography of the Prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-, narrated by Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens). In addition to the concise life story of the Prophet, the recording includes recitation of the Qur'an, a beautiful rendition of the adhan, and Yusuf Islam's performance of the traditional song, Tala'a al-Badru 'Alayna.

:bulletred: 5. Introducing Muhammad, by Ziauddin Sardar
Informative and entertaining look at the life of the Prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-, aimed at younger readers. Fully illustrated, from Totem Books' "Introducing" series.

I hope this was beneficial.

References:
- "The Personality of Allah’s Last Messenger, MUHAMMAD" by ABDUL WAHEED KHAN
- Top 5 Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad [link]


IN THE DRAWING:
the books the people are holding (from left to right) are:
- "The Lies About Muhammad" by Moustafa Zayed
- "Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources" by Martin Lings.
- Muhammad the messenger of Allah by Abdurrahman al-Sheha.


I'd like to invite everyone of you to learn, and be inspired by the last prophet of the God, Mohammed -peace be upon him-
:bulletred:Prophet of Islam
:bulletred:Biography, mission and message of Muhammad
:bulletred:Peace be Upon Him
:bulletred:Exploring the character of Muhammad
:bulletred:Inspired by Mohammad
:bulletred:Sayings of the prophet Mohammed
:bulletred:Words of wisdom from prophet Mohammed
:bulletred:Prophetic Timeline


More about the prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-:




If I am right, it's from the God. if I am wrong, it's from myself.
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Old-Marcie1234 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
What does he say about homosexuals?
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cadencerox Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Well then I'm ready to learn about Prophet Muhammad (SAW) too
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MandiPope Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks to you, your art and your gentle teachings, I am proud to say this; I LOVE THE PROPHET MOHAMMED, PEACE BE UPON HIM!

Thank you, my precious Brother, for all you've done for me.  I can honestly say my life has been so much better with the REAL Islam as a part of it.  Thank you for being such a stellar role model and ambassador for your religion.  Thank you for your patience and guidance with me.  My life is so much richer because you introduced me to the Prophet Mohammed, peace be upon him!

You will forever have my gratitude, and more than that, my love!

Peace be upon you FOREVER!
Sister Mandi
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Nayzak Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
in Islam, the best way to show gratitude to a brother/sister is to pray to the God Almighty to guide them, to correct their thinking and to have mercy on them. I do not think I did anything. it was the God almighty who enlightened your path and it was you who were ready to receive the guidance. but if you really believe I deserve a little gratitude then a little prayer to the God almighty to guide me and correct my thinking would make me happy.

peace be to you.
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MandiPope Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I ALWAYS pray for you, my dear Brother.  I thank God/Allah for your presence here in my life and so many lives and the way you change hearts and educate with your artwork.  I pray that nothing but the very best happens for you if it is in God's will.  I thank God/Allah for helping me to see the TRUE Islam, and I thank Him for using you to help teach me.  I will definitely pray for you, my dear Brother, as I always have and always will!

Peace be upon you!
Sister Mandi
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AntlerQueen Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ignorance is a horrible trait. I have a question, though. Didn't Muhammad marry a nine year old?

--Atheist who likes studying religion. 
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Nayzak Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
I studied the claim of the 9 years old bride. it's a big controversy. you find some Muslim scholars go and justify by saying it was the custom of the Arabs at that time or that she was mentally mature. but to tell the truth, I didn't find any strong evidence of this claim. I'm talking about evidence and not justification.
as a matter of fact, there are more evidences that she was from 14 to 18 years old. and the God knows best.
but you know, 9 years old makes good news for those who like to bash the prophet Mohammed -peace be upon him-.

if you're interested, please have a look at these articles:
Was Ayesha A Six-Year-Old Bride?  www.ilaam.net/Articles/Ayesha.…
Ayesha's Age www.ilaam.net/Articles/Ayeshas…

I hope this helps

by the way, regardless of your beliefs, my respects for you for asking and liking to study. :D
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NoodleThePanda Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
I like this.
I am not of the same religion, but I believe it's always wise to learn about, and respect other religions.
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