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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In this blessed month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1431 Hijri, I inaugurate this Seerah blog with a sincere prayer to Almighty Allah:

رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ

Frankly speaking, having a blog on Seerah itself is not necessary because in this world of information and technology,  there are thousands of web pages on different aspects of the Seerah

It is in fact the love of our نبي كريم صلى الله عليه وسلّم that prompted me to initiate this blog.

This all-time-inspiring-verse of the Qur’an also motivated me:

وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ

(Those who strive in Our Cause, We shall Guide them to Our Ways. Certainly, Allah is with those who excel in good – Surah Al Ankaboot 29: 69)

This verse is an assurance from Almighty Allah that He will make things easy for those who strive in His Cause.

Furthermore, the Prophetic saying  بلّغوا عنّي ولو آيةَ “ Convey of me even if it be as little as one word or one sentence” also inspired me towards sharing a few droplets from the life and teachings of the greatest man ever born on the face of this earth.

I gratefully acknowledge all writers and websites whose names, articles and references are published in this blog.

I love Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلّم He is as his name is! The praiseworthy! The Most Praised One!

Loving the Prophet must be a part of our Islamic life as Allah commands His Messenger to declare to the world:

قُلْ إِنْ كُنْتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ

“Say (O Muhammad to all Muslims!) If you do love Allah, Follow Me! Allah will love you and forgive you your sins, for Allah is oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful” (3: 31)

No man has ever been loved throughout history as he is loved and revered by billions of people right from his own time down to this day and ever shall he be loved as long as the world is in existence!

He is the most remembered person on earth!

Ten Times each day from each and every mosque his name is being respectfully called out through Azaan (Prayer Call) from thousands of minarets of the world.

Millions of his followers send peace and blessings upon him day in and day out.

He was the simplest man on earth!

He never ordered people to stand when he entered a room or reached a place. Yet he was given more than a hero’s welcome wherever he went!

He never liked to sit with legs stretched when people were around.

He never allowed anyone to lift his stature to the level of worship!

He condemned hero worship. He condemned people making graves and illuminating it with lights.

Fearing that people might go the wrong way after this death, he said:

“Don’t make my grave a place of festival”.

In spite of the fact that his followers were ever ready to do anything if he commanded them to do so, he did not possess even an iota of ego in him. He was the humblest man on earth!

“10 years”, said his servant, “I was with the Prophet, and he never said as much as ‘fie to me’!

The English language proverb ‘No man is hero to his valet’ miserably fails when it comes our Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلّم For, Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلّم is indeed the hero to his valet!

The closer a person was with the Prophet, the more attracted was he towards him. Ali ibn Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) said, “The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلّم was benevolent, lavishly generous and exceedingly kind-hearted. It was a pleasure to have his company. Whoever met him for the first time was filled with awe but with closer contact became attached to him”. (Tirmidhi)

Despotism and arrogance of power and knowledge were unknown to him!

He was kind to all people. When he got his birth place back, not as a citizen, but as a domineering conqueror and leader, he didn’t take revenge on anyone.

Among the conquered were those wild beasts that used to torture him for ten long years; abuse him, mock at him, insult him, make fun of him, call him mad and crazy, persecute and punish his followers for accepting him as the Prophet of Allah.

After the conquest of Makkah, all those beasts in human garb were standing before him with heads down!

As a conqueror, he did not throw even a pebble on such wild attackers! He forgave them all. Subhanallah!

Such was نبي كريم صلى الله عليه وسلّم  True to his name. The Praiseworthy!

Being full of gratitude, he was the most humblest and the most greatest worshiper عابد He used to be in prostration for such long time that his foot used to get swollen and when he was asked the reason why he did like that he replied, “Should I not be a grateful servant of Allah?”

We need to adopt these humane qualities in us. The qualities of humbleness, simplicity, kindness, benevolence, gratitude and forgiving nature. Only then we will be considered to be true followers of this greatest man!

These qualities will develop in us only when we do love Allah intensely.

Allah Himself says:

وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَشَدُّ حُبًّا لِلَّهِ

“Those who believe are intense in their love for Allah” (2: 165)

Following the glorious Prophet Muhammad  صلى الله عليه وسلّم in letter and spirit is an expression of our intense love for Allah.

May Allah bless and accept this work of mine and may He forgive me of my sins. (Aameen)

I conclude with the following verse of Surah Hood:

إِنْ أُرِيدُ إِلا الإصْلاحَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ وَمَا تَوْفِيقِي إِلا بِاللَّهِ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَإِلَيْهِ أُنِيبُ

“I only desire for the betterment to the best of my capacity; and my success (in my task) can only come from Allah. In Him, I trust and unto Him I return” (11: 88)

Muqith Mujtaba Ali

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NOTE:

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الحمد لله وحده والصلاة والسلام على من لا نبيّ بعده

This blog is imported from the original blog on Seerah: Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلّم , Role Model Par Excellance

Some of my friends suggested to go for a change in theme as they felt that it was difficult for them to view because of the dark background in the template.

I have been using Blogger since two years and When I initiated the Qur’an blog I tried my hand at wordpress instead & al hamdulillah it works well.

So, instead of opting for a new theme I took time to import the blog itself! 🙂

According to the Poll conducted here, 93.33% voters said the new template is better while 6.7% preferred the old one.

While I have successfully imported the posts and selected the latest wordpress theme, I have to still work on:

1) changing the text colour of the posts and 2) copying and uploading audio, E-books and other links.  This may take some time, InshaAllah…..

Blog Author and Site Administrator.

Dated: 17th October 2010

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Muqith Mujtaba Ali (i would like to be spelled as ‘Muqeet’)

Born and raised in Madras, (the old name of Chennai), Tamilnadu, India.

Presently living in the United Arab Emirates.

Employment: Teacher of Islamic Studies in a British Curriculum School in Sharjah.

Educational Qualification: M.A (Arabic), M.Phil. (Arabic), B.Ed., M. A (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Areas of Interest: Learning, Reading, Writing, Teaching, Dawah, Blogging.

My other blogs are: IslamCalling (New Seerah Blog) Role Model (Old Seerah blog) Islamic Studies (Based on the old syllabus that was prescribed by UAE Ministry) Islamic Studies (Based on the New Syllabus prescribed by UAE Ministry) Simply Islamic

Click here to read the most memorable interview with Dr V Abdur Rahim, the celebrity-scholar-genius

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17 Responses to About

  1. Haja MOHAMED says:

    May Allah (swt) reward you for your efforts and offer you the highest place in Jannah, the FIRDOUS.

    Aameen!

    Hiyyakumullah!

  2. faridha says:

    MashaAllah, excellent work! Proud to be your wife.

  3. nasmira says:

    mashaAllah brother…what an amazing blog..i mean really.. I’m running out of words..after having completed Masters in Nutrition Science I decided to take up Bachelors of Arts in Islamic Studies from Islamic Online University (run by Bilal Philips) and your blog is like an absolutely amazing encyclopedia for seerah …this will help me so wonderfully in doing my studies and also learning more about our beloved Prophet…May Allah swt bless you!

  4. MuQeet says:

    Jazakillah Khayr, sister for your kind words.
    Barakallah Feek!
    It is indeed the strong Imaan and the love of our Prophet (sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) that brings in great khayr among the Ummah. I am happy that this simple blog will be of some help to you in doing your studies. All Praise belongs to Allah swt!
    If you have anything related to seerah or anything Islamic, which you feel is worth sharing, please do mail it to me at:
    ………
    Shukran Jazeelan, once again for visiting the blogs and posting your comments.
    Your comments are highly appreciated 🙂
    Vassalam.

    • nasmira says:

      inshaAllah for sure I’ll e mail you when I have doubts or clarifications brother…jazakallah khair so much again..it would be so beneficial alhmadulillah.. 🙂

  5. Assalamualaikum,
    Masha’allah brother, indeed a benefecial blog you have here, Insha’allah looking forward to expand my knowledge through your posts.
    Jazakallahu Khair

  6. Jaza kalla Khair
    i was very happy to see your effort. i would like to seek your permission to link your blogs and website in my website http://www.muslimblr.com. Please do revert back to me .

    • MuQeet says:

      Wa iyyaaka.
      Thank you for your kind words.
      Allah Praise is due to Allah and none else!
      Yes, brother you can link my blogs in your website.
      Vassalam.

  7. Umm Sulaym says:

    Asalamoalaykum warahmatullah,
    You’re invited!
    http://urwatulwuthqa.wordpress.com/special-dedication/
    -UmmS.

    • MuQeet says:

      Wa alaikumus salam wa rahmatullah.
      Your invitation is graciously accepted 🙂
      Inshaa’Allah, will contribute.
      Jazakillah Khayr for the invitation.

  8. Ayesha says:

    Just have no words other than may Allah subahanu wa ta’ala bless u alot in both the worlds.ameen
    there is a lot to learn from you and your blog. JazakumAllahu khairan kaseera akhi.
    I wanted to ask one thing, do you understand urdu? i mean urdu script?

    • MuQeet says:

      I am humbled by your comments in all my blogs.
      Jazakillahu Khayran Kaseera for your sincere du’aa and thank you so much for taking time to go through my blogs.
      May Allah accept your du’aa. Aameen.
      May Allah bless you and your family with His choicest blessings both in this world and in the Hereafter. Aameen.
      Yes, I can read urdu and Urdu is my mother tongue, alhamdulillah.

  9. Idrees says:

    salam

    please upload in english sahih ibn habban or fath ul bari ibn hajar. english or urdu

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