This book is about a Biography of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The biography of the Prophet is a very noble and exalted subject by which Muslims learn about the rise of Islam, and how Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was chosen by Allah to receive the divine revelation. From the reading I realize that, we know more about seerah (the history of our prophet) and it benefited us. From the reading also I can develop the proper love of Muhammad (PBUH) in my hearts. As we know loving prophet Muhammad is ‘Ibadah.
This place is sacred because in 10AH, 632 CE, Muslim's believe that Muhammad (pbuh)- Islam's most famous prophet - performed Hajj with 1400 of his followers because Allah instructed him to. He also lived and preached in Makkah during his lifetime. Since Muhammad's pilgrimage, Makkah has been sacred to all Muslim's. They want to follow in the footsteps of Muhammad and the prophets Adam, Ibrahim and Isma'il as they believe that Allah is there to guide them through life just as he guided the prophets. Makkah is classed as Holy Ground and people go there to change their life as they wash away their sins.
“We were all participating in the same ritual, displaying a spirit of unity and brotherhood” (Malcolm X, a Sunni pilgrim, 1965) In essence, undertaking Hajj is of great to the Muslim and to the Muslim community. Through examining the core rituals of Hajj, one can explore to the purpose of them; the reinforcement of the fundamental beliefs of Islam and the strengthening of the ultimate goal of Islam, the submission to Allah. Therefore, the Hajj, the rituals involved and their meaning are of the greatest significance to the individual and community, attaining to the ultimate goal of the more perfect submission to Allah.
Muslims from all around the world participate in a pilgrimage to Mecca, also known as the Hajj. The Hajj proved to be a positive fixation for the growth of civilization as it fostered a unified religious society. The ancient tradition helps make sense of Winthrop’s sermon “A City Upon a Hill”. The Puritans wanted to unite their community, but had to have everyone devoted to their plan. Therefore they called for everyone to unite and pray to God on the “City Upon A Hill”.
He possess the best qualities and moral characters. I fell in love with his generosity and, truthfulness and Nobel relationship. Prophet Mohamed (peace be upon him) is the best example of mankind and wanted to be just like him. However, as I got older I became exposed to new teaching of Islam. I began to learn about different prophe... ... middle of paper ... ...y day where all adherents are obligated to go to a group prayer.
Ramadan allows Muslims to become self-less and refocus themselves to people around them. People use this month as a time for change. More prayer and good deeds are performed during Ramadan. Muslims become transformed through their good acts and come closer to God in result of fasting. “My servant keeps on coming closer to Me through performing extra righteous deeds till I love him” (Prophet Muhammad).
Represented as a religion of peace, millions have decided to follow the Islamic religion hoping to find peace and eternal reward. As Islam expanded, devoted followers built beautiful mosques in each new conquest to prove the dedication of the followers of Islam. Monumental names with corresponding actions in remembrance of the Islamic faith are concreted into the temple of worship, therefore those who come behind may see the beauty and worthiness of the Islamic faith. Islam conveys submission and requires serious commitment to the religion. The complete dedication of the followers of Islam has been a main cause for millions of conversions.
Once in their lives Moslems, of they can, must make the pilgrimage to Mecca. The rituals Mohammed created made a strong bond amongst the followers of Islam. They had to obey these five pillars together. Take care of their fellow Moslems who were economically challenged. They also had the Koran, which bound them together as followers, and they had their pilgrimage to Mecca, which they took together with fellow Moslems.
The revolutionary impact the book has made is tremendous as it only began as a religious constitution to influencing cultural and intellectual activities. To Muslims, the Qur’an will always be viewed as the true, pure and final message from God to humanity which contains the important messages of Allah and the nature of humans. The Qur’an continues to serve as a source of inspiration and guide for followers as it is recited everyday through ceremonies and gatherings for Muslims.
Especially Muslims. I am thankful that I believe in the God of Abraham, Jacob, and Isaac. He lives in me, and thus I am thankful. I was excited to research this topic because of my possible with ministering to Muslims In this writing, some basic knowledge of Islam has been brought into the light. Also, Islamic views on soteriology were discussed.