The Message that Makkah and Taif rejected, found responsive hearts in Yathrib, a small oasis about 400 kilometers to the north of Makkah. But it was the first House of God, architecturally anunremarkable cube, but spiritually and civilizationally the most remarkablefoundation and spring of life — which made it supremely important, a place ofattraction for people from all over the world. Peace provided anopportunity for the wavering and the neutral, even the hostile, to witness Islamat first hand, and many sensed the imminent victory of Islam. In quick succession, the Prophet suffered the terrible loss of Khadijah, his intimate and beloved companion of 25 years, and of Abu Talib, his guardian and protector against the bloodthirsty Makkan foes, and encountered the worst ever rejection, humiliation and persecution at nearby Taif. Both the Jews and Christians have been expecting the coming of the last Prophet as foretold in their scriptures. On the one hand, 65spiritually, He took him during the Night of the Ascension to the highest of highs, realities and divinities, face to faceSource: www. In him theyfind their greatest source of inspiration and guidance.
He, thus,grained experience in trading. They pledge to protect the Prophet as they would protect their own women and children, and to fight against all men, red and black, even if their nobles were killed and they suffered the loss of all their possessions. He was a Muslim and there are morethan 1. Hashim held the high office of levyingtaxes and providing the pilgrims with food and water. Their Makkan foes could not bear to see the Muslims living in peace.
Was he a man possesses? Was he truly a Messenger of God? So also the opposition continued to harden and sharpen. In this connection, he addressed dozens of conferences and seminars. And God was with the boy; andhe grew and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer. Not only that: man-made gods of their own desires, their tribal loyalties, their ancestors, and the powers of nature, like the nations, cultures, science and technology today all lorded over man. Fear Not, for God has heardthe voice of the boy where he is.
He was the author of over fifty works in and English. Obey me and forsake all false claimants to human obedience. As now so always, down the centuries, across the planet, from end to end, billions and billions of men and women have lived all their lives, loving the Prophet and trying to follow in his footsteps, as no one else has been so loved and followed. As soon as the Hudaybiyah Treaty was signed, the Prophet sent letters tovarious neighbouring Arab and non-Arab rulers, including Chosroes of Iran andHeraclitus of the Byzantine Empire. This was the last book written by the late Khurram Murad as a final part of a trio on the Holy Qur'an, and the life and message of the Prophet Muhammad pbuh. She quickly covered him with a cloth. Waraqah therefore has no doubts that the last that the last Prophet had come; so he, too, believed in him.
Black and white, red and yellow, followers of the Prophet Muhammad come from all human races. Arabia, by all accounts, is the cradle of the human race. The Quraysh, however, soon broke the Treaty of Hudaybiyah. While his da'wah activities began in Pakistan, he has been involved in the promotion of the Islamic movement in Asia, Europe and Africa. Black and white, red and yellow, followers of the Prophet Muhammad comefrom all human races. They looked for him everywhere and on all roads; they also offered a reward of 100 she-camels for anybody who would bring them the Prophet, dead or alive. At the same time, steps were taken and the required institutions built to integrate the entire social life around the center and pivot of the worship of One God.
Whether in Asia or Europe, Africa or America, in every nook and cranny of this globe, you are sure to find Muslims. Slowly and gradually, people came forward and embraced Islam. During this journey, the five daily prayers were ordained for his people. This succinct biography provides an inspiring introduction to the exemplary personality of the Prophet of Islam and his mission. For the first time, prisoners of war were treatedhumanely and kindly; they were fed and housed in the same way as theircaptors ate and lived. It grew furious and ferocious.
The Prophet possessed a character of exquisite beauty and charm. More and more people over the course of a year-tribal leaders, men and women- in Yathrib became Muslims. To him they also look to lead them through social and politicalturmoil. Of these his wife of 15 years was to be year was to be the first judge. They decided to pounce on him when he came out of his house for the dawn Prayers. Only twoyears later, however, the orphaned boy was bereaved of his grandfather aswell, leaving him in the care of his uncle, Abu Talib.
A tribal chief, Suraqa, sighted the Prophet and followed him, to earn the reward. In all 73 men and two women came. There are 54 such Muslim states today, ranging from those as large as Indonesia and Bangladesh, with populations of 200 and 125 million respectively, to those as tiny as the Maldives or Brunei with populations of 230,000 and 260,000. Even today he motivates and induces wholepopulations to yearn and strive to shape their private lives, politics and policiesaccording to his teachings. However, Makkah was, and remains, important for an altogether differentreason. Khurram Murad former Director General of the Islamic Foundation 1978-86 was a visionary scholar who contributed immensely in contemporary times towards the renaissance of Islamic learning and thought, he was involved in Islamic da'wah and inter-faith dialogue in the West for many years.
The Makkans,however, failed to pursue their advantage and clinch victory. While his da'wah activities began in Pakistan, he has been involved in the promotion of the Islamic movement in Asia, Europe and Africa. The next year, the sixth after Hijrah, the Prophet and 1,400 Companionsjourneyed to Makkah to perform umrah, the lesser Pilgrimage, in accordancewith several traditions of the time. However, when the Prophet marched to Tabukon the northern border, his determination, courage and timely response madethe enemy lose heart and withdraw. They live in the most advanced, sprawling megalopolis as well as in the most primitive nomadic tent, village, hamlet, and even in the bush.