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A series of posts dedicated to describing the character of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) through authentic sources to educate those who have not been acquainted with him and to remind those who love him.

A Glimpse Into the Science of Hadith: Why Every Muslim Should Know The Basics


In the Name of Allah, the extremely Merciful at this very moment, and the extremely Merciful at all times.With the Name of Allah, the extremely Merciful at this very moment, and the extremely Merciful at all times.

Allah (swt) states in regards to the Prophet Muhammad (saw):

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And indeed, you are of a great moral character. ” (Surah Qalam Chapter 68 v. 4)

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One of the most dangerous internal challenges we in the Muslim community face is the rise of “intellectuals” in the Muslim community who claim following the Qur’an by itself alone will enable anyone to have a significant relationship with Allah (swt).

On the surface, this may sound very reasonable to most Muslims, as the Qur’an is the word of Allah and should be enough to understand our religion.  But when Allah (swt) orders us to establish prayer, how do we perform it?  There are no instructions in the Qur’an that explicitly state how one is supposed to perform the prayer, what positions to take, what to say, etc.

These are detailed and explained when we study the life of the Prophet Muhammad (saw), his teachings and sayings.

The Qur’an is a living document – as Allah (swt) has chosen the Prophet (saw) to be an example of great moral character for the companions of his time, he should also remain an example to us to this day.

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