Mustafa Cagrici, The Mufti of Istanbul, on the events of Karbala

Muhammad / Lastprophet.info

December 16 (10 Muharram,) is the anniversary of Karbala, one of the saddest events in Muslim history. We asked Dr. Çağrıcı about the day of ashura and how present day Muslims should approach the events of Karbala. His message, which emphasized that the incidents which took place at Karbala, should not continue to be a cause of dispute among Muslims, is very important.
 

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How is Prophet Muhammad Introduced in the Qur’an?

Muhammad / Prophethood / İsmail Karagöz, PhD

The Qur’an instructs and guides us in every aspect of life. Lastprophet.info introduces us to Prophet Muhammad and informs us of his characteristics. In this article, we will be examining ten of the Prophet’s characteristics mentioned in the Qur’an. 

read more 02.12.2010, Thursday

Supplications often recited by Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad / The Person / Lastprophet.info

It has often been said that each and every facet of the Prophet Muhammad's life entailed supplication and entreaty to God. The following is a brief compilation of supplications recited often by the Prophet.

read more 28.10.2010, Thursday

Letter of Invitation from Prophet Muhammad to the Khaybar Jews

"O people who follow the Torah and gather around it! Be warned and know that in truth these words uttered by God can be found in your own book..."

read more 27.10.2010, Wednesday

The Day of Ashura and Its Historical Dimensions

Muhammad / Eyüp Baş, PhD

With the murder of Husayn on the 10th of Muharram 61/10, October 680 in Karbala, this date gained importance for Shiite Muslims, and it became a day of mourning on which the promise to wreak revenge for the murder of Husayn is renewed.

read more 27.10.2010, Wednesday

Exemplary Behavior of Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad / Social Life / İsmail Yakıt, PhD

It is always possible for daily behavior to be performed just as well or even better by someone else. However, the situation is a little different for extraordinary personalities like the prophets. Taking into consideration future generations, , they display model behavior to their followers.

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Prophet Muhammad's Relationships with the People of the Book

Muhammad / Social Life / Ahmet Yücel, PhD

Other than the few hadiths mentioned in the Meccan period, Prophet Muhammad had no relationship with the People of the Book at this time. Prophet Muhammad's relationships with the People of the Book generally occurred during the Medinan period.

read more 05.03.2010, Friday

Muhammad as a Ruler Prophet

Muhammad / Social Life / Ahmet Özel, PhD

The extraordinary success of the Prophet as the leader of a movement which had worldwide implications can be explained by two aspects, one spiritual, the other material.

read more 05.03.2010, Friday

Treaties between the Prophet and the Idol Worshippers

Muhammad / Social Life / Mehmet Ali Kapar, PhD

During his conveyance of Islam, Prophet Muhammed made contact with members of various religions. Due to the fact that Islam is a religion of peace, the Prophet preferred the way of agreement in inviting peoples to Islam.

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Motifs used by Prophet Muhammad in Educating Society

Muhammad / Social Life / Cemal Ağırman, PhD

The essential rules and regulations contained in the divine books were demonstrated to society by the Prophets, the men to whom these rules had been revealed; with explanations, both verbal and demonstrative...

read more 05.03.2010, Friday