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The Prophet’s Wisdom in Leading His Companions

The Prophet’s Wisdom in Leading His Companions

Human resources experts say that successfully leading a small group of people is not an easy task.

Imagine for a moment the challenge Prophet Muhammad Posted Image faced when he established the foundations of the first Muslim community first in Makkah, then in Madinah.

When Islam started to gain publicity, the few people who had embraced it in Makkah formed the nucleus of the first Muslim community. This small community was put to persecution at the hands of the people of Quraysh.

The Prophet Posted Image had to do something about this challenging situation. When the persecution intensified, he asked some of them to leave Makkah and migrate to Abyssinia where its king, Negus, gave them protection and welcomed them in his country. As a responsible leader, the Prophet Posted Image had a serious concern for his followers’ safety and he took wise measures to ensure that at least some of them were safe, far away from danger.
After the death of the Prophet’s wife, Khadijah, and his uncle, Abu Talib, the persecution of the Prophet Posted Image and his companions in Makkah increased, and his personal safety was at risk as the tribes joined hands to kill him. At that point, God commanded the Prophet Posted Image to leave Makkah and migrate to Madinah where he started a new phase in establishing the new Muslim state.

In Madinah, the Prophet Posted Image declared that both the migrants (Al-Muhajirun) and the helpers (Al-Ansar) were brothers, and that they formed one community. The Prophet’s main goal in building this community was to strengthen their bonds of brotherhood in Islam.

He also wanted to ease the pain of the migrants and wanted the helpers to extend their hands to the new members of the community who had left their houses and properties behind in Makkah for the sake of Islam. This healthy and positive atmosphere was an important factor that led to the long-term success of the new Muslim community in Madinah.

Prophet Muhammad Posted Image loved his companions and cared for them a lot. His care and concern covered even those who had died, as he was very keen for example to pay off their debts. When God made the Prophet wealthy through conquests, he said:

“I am more rightful than other believers to be the guardian of the believers, so if a Muslim dies while in debt, I am responsible for the repayment of his debt, and whoever leaves wealth (after his death) it will belong to his heirs.” (Al-Bukhari)

In what follows, I will shed more light on some other aspects of the Prophet’s wise leadership.
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Source: OnIslam – Mohsen Haredy

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Posted by on November 21, 2012 in Know him !

 

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It is the Religion of God !

Source: Fajr

As-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah

هو دين رب العالمين وشرعه *** وهو القديم وسيد الأديان

“It is the religion and the way of the Lord of the Worlds
He is the Ever-Existing, Master of all creeds

هو دين آدم والملائك قبله *** هو دين نوح صاحب الطوفان

It is the religion of Adam and the Angels before him
It is the religion of Nuh, companion of the hurricane

وله دعا هود النبي وصالح *** وهما لدين الله معتقدان

Prophet Hud called to it as did Salih
And in the religion of Allah did they both believe

وبه أتى لوط وصاحب مدين *** فكلاهما في الدين مجتهدان

It is what Lut came with as well the companion of Madyan
And for this faith did they both struggle

هو دين إبراهيم وابنيه معا *** وبه نجا من نفحة النيران

It is the religion of Ibrahim as well as his two sons
And by it was he saved from the blast of the fire

وبه حمى الله الذبيح من البلا *** لما فداه بأعظم القربان

By it did Allah protect from trial the one set for sacrifice (Ismail)
When he did sacrifice him for the greatest of Qurbans (drawing close to God)

هو دين يعقوب النبي ويونس *** وكلاهما في الله مبتليان

It is the religion of Prophet Ya’qub and Yunus too
And in the Way of Allah were they both tested

هو دين داود الخليفة وابنه *** وبه أذل له ملوك الجان

It is the religion of Dawud, the leader, and his son too
And with it was the kingdom of the Jinns made subservient for him

هو دين يحيى مع أبيه وأمه *** نعم الصبي وحبذا الشيخان

It is the religion of Yahya along with his parents
He was the best of sons and most perfect of shaykhs

وله دعا عيسى بن مريم قومه *** لم يدعهم لعبادة الصلبان

And ‘Isa (Jesus) the son of Mary called his people to it
Never did he call them to the worship of the Cross

والله أنطقه صبيا بالهدى *** في المهد ثم سما على الصبيان

And Allah made him speak words of guidance
As a child in his cradle, then he surpassed all children

وكمال دين الله شرع محمد *** صلى عليه منزل القرآن

And the perfection of the religion of Allah lies in the Law of Muhammad
Indeed, the Revealer of the Qur’an has sent His blessings upon him…”

[Excerpt from the Nuniyah of al-Qahtani]

 
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Posted by on November 11, 2012 in Relax, The message

 

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“The main thing I liked about Islam was the respect for women” PLAYBOY MODEL WHO EMBRACED ISLAM

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Posted by on November 6, 2012 in Relax, Sex !, Video

 

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Prophet Muhammad (sws) The Kind and Merciful Prophet

Allah (swt) made our beloved Prophet (sws) a very kind and merciful person.

Story of Prophet’s Mercy and Kindness for Believers

One day, a Bedouin (ignorant man) came to Prophet (sws) and asked for financial help. Prophet (sws) gave him lot of wealth and then asked him.

Do you feel happy now?

But the Bedouin replied rudely, It’s nothing, you gave me too little.

When Companions of Prophet (sws) saw Bedouin’s rude and disrespectful reply, they became very angry and they were about to punish him but Prophet (sws) forbade them.

Then he took Bedouin to his home and gave him even more wealth and then asked him.

Are you happy now?

When Bedouin got some more money, he became happy and said.

Yes, I am happy now. You treated me well. May Allah (swt) reward you and your family.

Prophet (sws) then asked Bedouin.

See, you asked me for help and I helped you but you made my companions sad and angry by your senseless replies, then I gave you more and made you happy. Now when you meet them then show your happiness the same way you are showing to me now, so that my Companions also become happy now.

Bedouin said,

I am sorry for my indecent replies, I will surely show my happiness in front of them.

Then Prophet (sws) took the Bedouin to Companions and Bedouin showed his happiness and prayed for Prophet (sws) and his family. Companions also got happy to see decent and glad behavior of Bedouin.

Then Prophet (sws) said

The example of this Bedouin and Me is like a man whose camel has run away. People try to help the man catch his camel but camel gets frightened of people and starts running away from them. At last, man says to people, you get away from my camel, I know the nature of my camel. How my camel behaves and how should I call him back!

So, man takes some grass and starts calling his camel with his soft sounds which makes the camel relaxed and it gets back to his owner. He grabs its rope and binds it.

In the similar way, when this Bedouin became angry at first, if I let you punish him, he would run away from us even more and eventually go in hell.

Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Conclusion:

1 – While Companions were thinking of punishing the Bedouin for his rudeness, Prophet (sws) was thinking of saving the Bedouin from hell-fire.

2 – Prophet (sws) not only wanted to make Bedouin happy, He (sws) also wanted to make His Companions happy.

Reference:

Allah (swt) says in Quran that Prophet (sws) is very kind and merciful to believers and He (sws) wishes the best for them.

There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among yourselves. Grievous to him is what you suffer; [he is] concerned over you and to the believers is kind and merciful.

Quran 9:128 (Surah Al-Taubah)

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Posted by on November 2, 2012 in Know him !

 

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