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28.07.2017, Friday

The Prophetic Pace: in Between Running and Running Late

In the present day and age, which is characterised as one in which the slow fish is eaten by the big fish, the state of those who figuratively carry five or ten watermelons under their arm,...

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Why Give the Name Muhammad?

A common belief is that names have an effect on one's character. Why do people who believe this frequently choose names like Muhammad, or other names that were used to refer to Prophet Muhammad?

read more 24.10.2013, Thursday

The Names and Attributes of Prophet Muhammad in Divan Literature

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Emine Yeniterzi, PhD

Asma al-Nabi, which refers to the names and attributes of Prophet Muhammad, comprises one of the rich genres of our classical literature that is in fact intertwined with religious culture. Similar to "Asma al-Husna" (The Most Beautiful Names), a poetic genre in which the names of Allah are collectively given, there has risen the tradition of gathering together the names of the Prophet in separate works of either prose or poetry,

read more 13.06.2013, Thursday

Mercy and Compassion Embraced Everyone

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

In order to understand to what degree the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is a mercy ("We sent you as a mercy to the world" Al-Anbiya 107), it is necessary to take a look at the situation of the world before him. When the Prophet was still in his twenties, he participated in the Hilfu'l-Fudul which had been founded for the purpose of struggling against injustice, and he took an active role in it.

read more 07.06.2013, Friday

The Kindness of the Prophet Muhammad

One of the most highly misunderstood and misconstrued aspects of our faith is our relationship with the Prophet Muhammad. Hence, I would like to embark on a humble project to shed some light on the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad and how he embodied them during his lifetime.

read more 22.09.2011, Thursday

The Prophet's Last Smile

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Yıldız Ramazanoğlu

Even God’s Messenger, who said, “If you knew what I know, you would laugh little and weep much,” laughed at times. In actual fact, his face would light up with his smile and mercy, like the precious stone, mother-of-pearl.

read more 20.09.2011, Tuesday

The Prophetic Portrait: The Hilya in Calligraphy

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Lastprophet.info

Denoting ‘quality, characteristic or form’, as well as ‘decoration or ornament,’ hilya, within the Islamic context, refers to the literary genre which elaborates on the features and merits of the Prophet Muhammad. Also known with the titles ‘Portrait of Happiness’ and..

read more 29.06.2011, Wednesday

The Real Meaning of the Relics of Muhammad

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / The Person / Ali Rıza Demircan

Contrary to certain claims, it is generally known that donning a beard for a man is a characteristic of Muslim identity associated with merit and piety, a tradition established by the Prophet Muhammad himself, which many Muslim men follow to this very day. 

read more 04.05.2011, Wednesday

The Devotion of Youth to Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad is loved by all Muslims. Affection and affinity shown towards him is not limited with any geography or time period and this is proven over and over again by history. We have come to an awareness of this fact once again by the letters sent to the children's section of Lastprophet.info. The letters we chose randomly among the thousands sent indicate that the Prophet is still an example and a role model for today's children and youth, and that they have great affection and longing for him although they have not seen him.

read more 14.12.2010, Tuesday

Supplications often recited by Prophet Muhammad

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) / 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