Category Archives: Anecdotes from Seerah

A Day in the House of the Messenger of Allah

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem How was the Prophet Sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam at his house?  Advertisements

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‘Ya Muhammad! Give me some of what you have’

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was returning to his house, accompanied along the way by Anas b. Malik. We can imagine how he felt upon approaching the door of his home after a particularly exhausting day disseminating the message … Continue reading

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What an excellent inspiration!

Assalamu Alaikum. This anecdote from the life of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, is one of my favourites. This incident teaches us at least seven lessons:

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“Let their mother be with them”

It is  narrated that a man once came to the Prophet, peace be upon him, with a bundle and said, “O Prophet, I passed through a wood and heard the chirping of the young of birds, and I took them … Continue reading

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What a glorious man he was!

High Thinking. Simple Living. This was the style of our glorious Role Model, Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. We need to follow Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, in letter and spirit! Let us look at these two cases … Continue reading

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“Let him retaliate against me”

When Prophet Muhammad, peace be on him,  felt that he was going to die after his mission was complete and Allah had completed His favours on him, he went on the mimbar (pulpit) and addressed the people:

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Barbecue with the Messenger of Allah

It is related that while on a journey, the Prophet (peace be upon him) ordered his companions to prepare a sheep for food. One man said, “I will perform dhabh (slaughter) on it, Messenger of Allah”. Another said, “I will … Continue reading

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Shopping with the Messenger of Allah

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum. Insha’Allah, I will be posting some inspiring anecdotes from Seerah, from time to time. All anecdotes will be taken from ” Islam, the natural way” by Abdul Wahid Hamid. The first one in this … Continue reading

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