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Friday, 07 August 2009 19:02

Many miracles were performed by the Prophet Muhammad by God’s permission. These miracles were witnessed by many people. Below are a few example:

  • The greatest mujiza (miracle) of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the Qur'an al-karim. All the poets and men of letters up to now have admired its versification and meaning. They have not been able to duplicate its _expression. The eloquence and brevity of the Qur'an al-karim are unlike the words of human beings. That is, if you added or omitted a vocable, the harmony in the words and their meanings would be lost. No one could find a word to substitute. Its verification is not like the poems of Arab poets. It reports numerous secret events that happened in the past or will happen in the future. Those who have heard and read it are unable to forget the pleasure they experienced. Those reading it do not become bored with it even though they are tired. Countless experiments have already proven that hearing or reading the Qur'an al-karim is good for getting rid of boredom. It has been witnessed that some people who heard the sound of the Qur'an al-karim died there on the spot from feeling fear and horror in their hearts. So many former enemies of Islam became Muslims as a result of listening to the Qur'an al-karim. Even though some enemies of Islam and those disbelievers with Muslim names such as "Muattala," "Malahida," and "Qaramita" tried to change, spoil and duplicate it, they could not accomplish their evil desires. The Torah and the Bible were changed by men, and they have continued to undergo repeated changes. All the sciences and valuable things which could not have been determined by way of experimentation, good morals, the virtues which give superiority to mankind, the good deeds which cause us to gain happiness in both worlds, knowledge about the beginning and the end of existence, and all the things which are harmful or useful for mankind have been reported either clearly or secretly in the Qur'an al-karim. Only experts on the Qur'an al-karim can understand its secrets. All the sciences and secrets existing in the Torah, Psalms of David and the Bible have been reported in the Qur'an al-karim. He revealed most of them to his beloved Prophet (peace be upon him). Hadrat Ali and Hadrat Hussein (may Allah be pleased with them) were reported to have known most of these sciences. Reading the Qur'an al-karim produces great happiness. Allah granted these blessings to his beloved Prophet's followers. The angels are deprived of this benefaction. For this reason, they gather and listen to the Qur'an al-karim at the places where it is being read. All the commentaries (tafsir books) convey only a small amount of knowledge concerning the sciences in the Qur'an al-karim. On the Day of Judgement, Muhammad (peace be upon him) will read the Qur'an al-karim on a minbar (pulpit) and all those who hear it will understand all of its content.

  • When the unbelievers in Makkah asked the Prophet Muhammad to show them a miracle, he showed them the splitting of the moon.

  • Another miracle was the flowing of water through Muhammad’s fingers when his companions got thirsty and had no water except a little in a vessel. They came to him and told him that they had no water to make ablution nor to drink except for what was in the vessel. So, Muhammad put his hand in the vessel, and the water started gushing out between his fingers. So, they drank and made ablution. They were one thousand five hundred companions.

  • One day, Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) went to his uncle Abbas' home. After he had made his uncle and his children sit together he covered them up and prayed like this: "O My Allah! This is my uncle, my father's brother. And these are my ahl-i bait (family). As I have covered my uncle and his family, please defend them from the hellish Fire!" After this prayer, the voice of 'Amin' was heard from the walls three times.

  • One day some people wanted him to perform a miracle. He called to a tree some distance away from him. That tree came near to him dragging its roots and greeted him saying, "Ash'hadu an la ilaha illa'llah wa ash'hadu anna Muhammadan 'abduhu wa Rasuluhu." (I bear witness that there is no god except Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger and Prophet of Allah). Then the tree went back to its place.

  • During the battle of Khaybar he was given some lamb chops to eat, but they had been poisoned. A voice was heard from the meat saying, "O Prophet of Allah! Do not eat me. I have been poisoned."

  • One day, our Prophet, told a man with an idol in his hand: "Will you convert to Islam if this idol talks to me?" The idolater said, "I have been worshipping this idol for fifty years, up to now it has never spoken to me. How can it talk to you?" Muhammad (peace be upon him) asked: "Who am I?" A voice was heard from the idol saying, "You are the Prophet of Allah." The idolater became a Muslim immediately.

  • There was a wooden column erected in the mosque in Medina. Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to lean upon that column during the khutba (sermons). It was called "Hannane." After some time, a mimbar (pulpit) was built. So, he stopped leaning upon Hannane, but it began to cry. Everybody in the mosque heard the column crying. Muhammad (peace be upon him) came near the column and embraced it. Then it stopped crying. He said: "If I had not embraced it, it would have cried until the Day of Judgement." This type of miracles were seen and reported many times.

  • It was witnessed many times how the gravel or the food in his hand, sounding like bees, would recite the names of Allah.

  • A disbeliever came and asked, "How can I know that you are the Prophet of Allah?" The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) answered, "Would you believe in me if that bunch of dates hanging on the tree comes near me when I order it?" He said that he would. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) called the bunch of dates, and they hobbled over to him. Then he said: "Go back to your place." The dates went back to their original place again. The disbeliever who saw this miracle became a Muslim immediately.

  • In Mecca, a few sheep from a herd were taken away by some wolves. The shepherds rushed upon them and rescued the sheep. At that moment, one of the wolves said, "Do you not fear Allah while taking our food." The shepherd said, "O my God! What a surprise this is! How can a wolf speak?" The wolf responded saying: "What is really surprising is that Allah's Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is performing miracles in Medina." The shepherd came and reported it to the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) and immediately became a Muslim.

  • While walking out in the countryside, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) heard the same voice three times, saying, "O! The Prophet of Allah!" He looked and saw a deer fastened to a man sleeping near it. He asked the deer what it wanted. The deer said, "This man caught me, but I have two babies over there on the opposite hill. If you free me, I will feed them and come back again." The Holy Prophet asked, "Will you keep your words, will you come back?" The deer promised saying, "I promise for the sake of Allah. If I do not come back the torment of Allah will be on me." The Holy Prophet freed the deer. It came back after a while. The Holy Prophet again fastened it. At that moment, the man woke up and saw the Prophet and said, "O, Prophet of Allah, what can I do for you?" He told him: "Set this deer free!" The man unfastened the rope and set the deer free. The deer kicked up its heels from the ground cheerfully and said, "Ash'hadu an la ilaha illa'llah wa annake rasullullah," (I bear witness that there is no god except Allah and you are the Messenger of Allah) and went away.

  • One day the Prophet asked a peasant to convert to Islam. The peasant said if the Prophet revived his neighbors dead daughter he would convert to Islam. They went to her grave. He called the girl by her name. A voice was heard from the grave and she appeared. The Holy Prophet asked: "Do you want to come back to the world?" The girl answered, "O! Prophet of Allah! I do not want to come back to the world. I am happier here than I was in my father's house. The next world for a Muslim is better than this world." The peasant eye-witnessed these happenings and converted to Islam immediately.

  • Jabir bin Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him) cooked a sheep. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) and his Companions ate it. He said: "Do not break its bones!" The Prophet gathered the bones and put his holy hands upon them and prayed. Allah revived the sheep.

  • A dumb boy, who was quite grown up, was brought to The Holy Prophet. He asked the boy: "Who am I?" The boy answered, "You are the Prophet of Allah." Afterwards he was able to talk until his death.

  • After stepping on the egg of a snake, both eyes of a man became blind. He was brought to The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). He rubbed his holy spittle along his eyes; the blind man regained his sight, and even though he was eighty years old, he was able to thread a needle.

  • Muhammad bin Hatib says, "I was young. Some boiled water was poured on me. My body was burned. My father took me to the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him). He rubbed his spittle along the burned places of my body and then prayed. Immediately, those parts were healed.

  • A woman brought her bald son to the Prophet of Allah. He rubbed his holy hands on his head. The boy healed; his hair started to grow.

  • The books Sunnan (traditions of the Holy Prophet) by Tirmizi and Nasai state: "A blind man came up to the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) and said: "O! Prophet of Allah! Pray to Allah so that I can see." He said: "Perform a perfect ablution. Then recite this: 'O! My Allah! I'm begging you. I want something from you by means of your dear Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). O! My dearest Prophet Muhammad! I'm begging my Allah by means of you. I want Him to accept my prayer for your sake. O my Allah! Make this exalted Prophet an intercessor for me! Please, accept my prayer for his sake!" The man did what he was told to do. His eyes started seeing right away. Muslims have always recited this prayer to attain their aims.

  • The Prophet was traveling in a desert with Abu Talib. Abu Talib said that he was very thirsty. The Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) dismounted from his animal and asked Abu Talib: "Are you thirsty?" When he answered, "Yes!" he knocked his holy heel upon the ground. Water sprang out of the ground. He declared: "O! My uncle, drink this water!"

  • During the war of Hudaybiya, they camped near a dry well. The soldiers complained of being thirsty. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) asked for a bucket of water. He performed his ablution with that bucket and spat into it. Then he ordered the soldiers to pour the water into the dry well. He asked for an arrow and then shot it into the well. Afterwards, everybody witnessed the dry well becoming filled with water.

  • During another war, soldiers complained of being thirsty. The Prophet of Allah sent two soldiers to look for water. They saw a woman on a camel with two leather water-bottles and brought her to the Prophet. Muhammad (peace be upon him) wanted some water from the woman. He ordered them to pour her water into a receptacle. Afterwards all the soldiers came and filled their water receptacles and skin bags with water. The woman was given some dates and her skin bag of water was filled with the water. He declared: "Your water has not been decreased. Allah gave us the water."

  • While he was preaching a khutba (sermon) on the pulpit in Medina, somebody said, "O! Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him)! Due to the lack of water, our. children, animals and farms are perishing. Help us!" He raised up his hands and prayed. Although there were no clouds in the sky, clouds gathered and it began to rain immediately before he had time to rub his hands on his face. It continued to rain for some days. While he was preaching a sermon on the pulpit again, the same man said, "O! Prophet of Allah! We will perish because of the heavy rain." The Prophet of Allah smiled and said: "O! My Allah! Grant mercy to your other creatures too!" The weather cleared up and the sun appeared.

  • Jabir bin Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him) said, "I ran into heavy debt. I reported it to the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him). He came to my garden and walked around a pile of dates three times. He said to me: "Tell your creditors to come here!" Each one of them was given his due and nothing decreased from the original pile of dates.

  • A woman sent some honey to him as a present. He accepted the honey and sent back the empty pot. But when she took her pot she saw that it was full of honey. The woman came back to the Prophet and asked, "O! Prophet of Allah. Why didn't you accept my present? I wonder, what is my sin?" He answered: "We have accepted your present. The honey you see in your pot is the blessing given by Allah for your present." The woman ate the honey with her children for months. It never decreased. One day, they inadvertently put the honey into another pot. In the new pot the honey was eventually used up. They reported this to the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him). He declared: "If it had been left in the pot I sent, they could have eaten it until the end of the world; it would not have decreased at all."

  • Abu Huraira (may Allah be pleased with him) says, "I brought a few dates to the Prophet of Allah. I asked him to bless them by prayer so that they would become prolific. He prayed and said, "Take them with you. Put them into a pot. When you want to eat some, put your hand into it and take some out. Do not take them out by pouring your pot out." I carried that bag of dates with me day and night and ate them until the time of Hadrat Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him). I also let my companions eat them and gave handfuls of them as alms. I lost them on the day Hadrat Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him) was martyred." (which was after 25 years).

  • The Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) could speak the languages of all the animals, just like the Prophet Solomon. It was seen many times that some animals would come up to him and complain about their owners and others. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) used to report this to his Companions. During the battle of Hunain he ordered a white mule named "Duldul," upon which he was riding: "Kneel down!" When Duldul knelt down, he took a handful of sand and scattered it on the disbelievers.

  • It was witnessed many times that the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) had the power of divination. This type of miracle consists of three aspects. The first aspect concerned the events before his time. His answers to the disbelievers' questions about those past events caused many enemies of Islam to become Muslim. The second aspect was related to the events of his own time. The third aspect dealt with describing the things that will happen in the world until the Day of Judgement and the life in the hereafter. Some of his miracles from the second and third aspects are written below: During the very first days of the invitation to Islam, some of the companions of the Prophet immigrated to Ethiopia after suffering from the hands of the disbelievers. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) as well as all of his Companions who did not leave Mecca were banned from all kinds of social activities, such as having relations with, buying from, selling to, and conversing with anyone except Muslims for three years. The polytheists of the Quraish wrote a testament declaring their decision and agreement and hung it on the wall of al-Kabat-al-Muazzama. Allah, the Almighty, caused a little worm [wood borer] named Arza to eat that written voucher. The little worm ate it completely except the small part where Bismik-Allahumma: (In Thine name. O! my Allah) was written. This event was explained to our Prophet (peace be upon him) by Angel Gabriel. Then our Prophet (peace be upon him) told it to his uncle Abu Talib. The next day Abu Talib went to see the prominent ones from among the disbelievers. He told them the Lord of Muhammad had sent a message to him. Abu Talib added, "If his report is true, will you please let the Muslims go wherever they want, and to see and talk to everybody as they did before? If what he said is not true, I will not keep him under my protection any more." This suggestion was accepted by the leaders of the Quraish. A very large group of people gathered and went to the Ka'aba (in Mecca). Their written voucher was taken down and opened. It was eye-witnessed that it had been eaten completely except for the part on which the word Bismik-Allahumma: (In Thine name. O! my Allah) was written. Ambassadors of the Persian King Husrav came to Medina. One day, he called them and said: "Tonight, his son killed your Kesra." A few days later, it was reported that Kesra was killed by his son. [Persian shahs were called Kesra.]

  • One day to his wife Hafsa (may Allah be pleased with her) he declared: "Abu Bakr and your father will govern my ummat (followers)." With these words, he announced the good news that Hadrat Abu Bakr and Hafsa's father, Hadrat Omar, would be khalifas in the future.

  • Abu Huraira (may Allah be pleased with him) was charged with the duty of keeping the dates given as zakat (charity tax). He saw someone stealing the dates and captured him. He told him that he would take him to the Prophet. The thief implored for mercy saying that he was very poor and had a lot of children. Hadrat Abu Huraira set him free. The following day the Prophet of Allah called Abu Huraira and said: "What did the man whom you left last night do?" When Abu Huraira answered, he declared: "He deceived you. He will come again." He came again the following night and he was captured again. He said imploringly: "Leave me for the sake of Allah," and Hadrat Abu Huraira let him go free again. When he came again for the third night, this time his plea was of no use. The thief said: "If you spare me, I'll teach you a few thing that will be useful for you." His proposal was accepted by Abu Huraira. The thief said: "If you recite Ayat-Al Kursi (Verse 2:255 of the Holy Qur’an) just before you go to bed at night, Allah will protect you and Satan cannot come near you." Then the thief went away. When the Prophet of Allah was told what happened the following day, he declared: "Now, he told the truth; however, he is a liar. Do you know who you talked to for three nights?" He answered that he did not know. Our Prophet declared: "That person was Satan."

  • Some soldiers were sent to a place called Muta to fight against the troops of the Roman Emperor. While the Prophet was on the mimbar (pulpit) in Medina, he reported that four commanders from among his followers had been martyred one after the other in Muta.

  • While he was seeing Muaz Ibn Cabal (may Allah be pleased with him) off to Yaman to govern there, he accompanied him as far as the outskirts of Mecca and gave him a lot of advice and declared: "We shall not see each other until the Day of Judgement." While Muaz was in Yaman the Prophet of Allah passed away in Medina.

  • While in the throes of death pains, he said to his daughter Fatima: "You will be the first of my relatives to come to me." No one among his relatives died before Hadrat Fatima (may Allah be pleased with her), who died six months after his death.

  • To a person called Kays bin Shammas (may Allah be pleased with him), he said: "You will lead an easy life and die as a martyr." He was martyred in the fight against Musseylemetool Kezzab in Yemame when Hadrat Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) was the khalifa. He also foretold that Hadrat Omar, Hadrat Uthman and Hadrat Ali (may Allah be pleased with them) would be martyred.

  • He announced the good news that the countries of the Persian Emperor Kesra and Roman Emperor Kaiser would be captured by the Muslims and their treasures would be spent in the way of Allah.

  • He predicted that many of his ummat (followers) will go to war by sea and that Ummi Hiram, a female Muslim (may Allah be pleased with her), will be present in that war. When Hadrat Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him) was the Khalifa, the Muslims went to the island of Cyprus by ship and fought the unbelievers. The above-mentioned lady was together with them.

  • One day the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) was sitting on a high place. He looked at the people around him and said: "Can you also see what I have seen: I swear that I see the fitnas (disorder, rebellion) which will occur between your houses and in the streets." On the day when Hadrat Uthman was martyred and again during the time of Yazid, many great disturbances occurred in Medina. A great many people were killed in the streets.

  • One day he foretold that one of his wives would rebel against the Khalifa. When Hadrat Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) laughed at his words, he declared: "O Humayra! Do not forget my words! Perhaps you will be that woman." Then he looked at Hadrat Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) and said: "If the verdict of this case depends on you, treat her mildly." Thirty years later, Hadrat Aisha fought Hadrat Ali and was captured by Hadrat Ali. Hadrat Ali sent her from Basra to Medina respectfully.

  • Once, he said to Hadrat Muawiyah (may Allah be pleased with him) [who passed away in Damascus in 60 A.H. (680 A.D.)]), "If you rule my followers in the future, give rewards to those who do useful things. Forgive those who will do harmful things. "Hadrat Muawiyah (may Allah be pleased with him) governed Damascus for twenty years during the khalifate of Hadrat Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him), and later he was the khalifa for twenty more years as well.

  • One day, he declared: "Muawiyah can never be defeated." During the war of Siffin, Hadrat Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) said: "If I had heard this tradition, I would not have fought with Muawiyah" (may Allah be pleased with him).

  • To Ammar bin Yaser (may Allah be pleased with him) he said: "Those who are rebellious and wicked will kill you." He was martyred while he was fighting against Hadrat Muawiyah (may Allah be pleased with him) on Hadrat Ali's side.

  • For Hasan, who was the son of his daughter Fatima, he declared: "This son of mine is very blessed. Allah will make him the means by which peace is established between two great armies of Muslims." When Hasan was ready to fight against Muawiyah (may Allah be pleased with him) with a great army, he ceased to do so and gave the khalifate, which was his right, to Hadrat Muawiyah (may Allah be pleased with him) in order to prevent disorder and the killing of many Muslims.

  • Abdullah Bin Zubair (may Allah be pleased with him) drank the blood of Hadrat Muhammad (peace be upon him) while he was being cupped. When Hadrat Muhammad saw this he declared: "Do you know what human beings are going to do to you? You will also do a lot of things for mankind. The Hell Fire will not burn you." When Abdullah Bin Zubair called himself the khalifa in Mecca, Abdulmalik bin Marwan sent Hajjat to Mecca with a great army. He captured Abdullah and killed him.

  • After looking at the mother of Abdullah Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) he said: "You will have a son. Bring him to me when he is born." When they brought the baby, he recited the adhan and the iqama into his ears and rubbed his holy spittle along the child's mouth and gave him the name "Abdullah" and then handed the baby to its mother, and then said: "Take away the father of the khalifas." When the father of the child, Hadrat Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him), heard this he came up to the Prophet of Allah and asked the meaning of those words. He answered: "Yes, I said so. That child is the father of the khalifas. A person from among his descendants will perform salat with Seffah, Mahdi and Hadrat Jesus." A large number of khalifas governed the Abbasid State. All of them were the descendants of Abdullah Ibn Abbas.

  • He prayed a great deal for his companions. The good results of his prayers were seen by them. Hadrat Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) says, "The Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) wanted to send me to Yaman as a judge. I told him 'O! Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him), I do not know how to judge! He put his holy hand on my chest and prayed "O! My Allah! Make his heart know the true things. Make him always tell the truth." I used to understand who was correct among those who came to me with complaints, and I used to judge in a just way.

  • Those ten persons who received the good news of going to paradise by Hadrat Muhammad are called "Ashara-i Mubashshara." Among them, for Sad bin Wakkas (may Allah be pleased with him), he prayed: "O! My Allah! Cause his arrows to hit their targets and accept his prayers!" After that every prayer of Sad bin Wakkas was accepted and each arrow he shot hit the enemy.

  • Putting his holy hands on the forehead of the son of his uncle, Abdullah bin Abbas, he prayed: "O! My Allah! Make him a great savant in religion, make him the owner of knowledge. Grant him the knowledge of the Qur'an al-karim." After that, he became the greatest savant of that time in all sciences, especially in Qur'anic commentary, Islamic traditions and Islamic law. The Companions of the Prophet and their students used to learn everything from him. He was called Tarjuman-ul Qur'an, Bahrul-ilm and Raisul Muffessirin. Islamic countries were filled with his students.

  • For Anas bin Malik (may Allah be pleased with him), one of his servants, he prayed: "O! My Allah! Give him lots of children and property. Give him a long life. Forgive his sins." In time, he became rich. His trees and vineyards gave fruit every year. He had more than one hundred children. He died at the age of one hundred and ten. While he was dying he said: O my Allah! You have accepted and granted three of the prayers that were made for me by Your beloved Prophet! I wonder if you have accepted the fourth one, too. He heard a voice: "I have accepted the fourth one, too. Take it easy."

  • For Malik bin Rabia (may Allah be pleased with him) he made this prayer: "Have a lot of children!" He had eighty sons.

  • When the famous poet called Nabiga read some of his poems, the Prophet of Allah prayed for him saying, "May Allah preserve your teeth." When Nabiga was one hundred years old, his teeth were white, and bright like strung pearls.

  • For Urva bin Cu'd, he prayed: "O! My Allah! Make his business successful." Urva Said: All my trading affairs done after that were profitable. I never lost money.

  • One day, his daughter Fatima (may Allah be pleased with her) came up to him. Her face was pale because of hunger. By putting his hand on his daughter, he prayed: "O! My Allah, who feeds the hungry people, do not make Muhammad's daughter Fatima hungry." Immediately Fatima's face became healthy and refreshed. She never felt hungry again until her death.

  • He prayed for Abdurrahman bin Awf, a companion blessed with the news of going to heaven, to have abundance. His property increased so much that he became a well-known rich man.

  • "Every Prophet's prayer is accepted. Every Prophet prayed for his followers in the world. I pray that Allah gives me permission to intercede for my followers on the Day of Judgement. I hope my prayer will be accepted. I shall intercede for all of them except those who are disbelievers," said our Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

  • Having gone to some villages near Mecca, he attempted to convert them to Islam. They did not accept. He prayed that a famine would befall them just like the one witnessed in Egypt during the time of the Prophet Joseph (peace be upon him). In that year such a great famine occurred that those people had to eat carcasses.

  • Utayba, the son of his uncle, Abu Lahab, did not believe Hadrat Muhammad and annoyed him very much although he was the son-in-law of the Prophet of Allah. He divorced his holy daughter Ummu Gulsum Khatoon and said bad things. Being deeply worried about this, he prayed, saying "O! My Allah! Send one of the dogs to him!" While they were on their way to Damascus for trading, one evening when he was sleeping among his friends, a lion came and sniffed them one by one. When it approached Utayba, it grabbed him and tore him into pieces.

  • A person was eating with his left hand. He said: "Eat with your right hand." The person lied and said: "My right hand does not move." He declared: "May your right hand no longer move." Until his death, he could not move his right hand up to his mouth.

  • He sent a letter to the Persian King Husrev Parviz to convert him to Islam. Vile Husrev tore the letter into pieces and killed the envoy that brought the letter. When the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) heard this, he was deeply sorry and prayed: "O! My Allah! Tear up his property as he tore up my letter." Husrev was stabbed with a dagger by his son, Sherawaih. While Hadrat Omar was the khalifa, the Muslims conquered the entire country of Persia, and Husrev's descendants and property disappeared.

  • While the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) was making amr-i maruf (calling people to Islam) and Nahy-i Munkar (prohibiting disbelief) and giving good advice in the city, the vile Hakem bin ‘As, who was the father of Mervan, coming after him, used to open and close his eyes, pucker his face, and thus ridicule the Prophet. When the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) saw his bad behavior, after turning back, he declared: "Remain in the way you show yourself!" Hakem's face and eyes remained moving until he died.

  • Allah saved His beloved Prophet from many calamities. Abu Jahl was the greatest enemy of the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him). Once when he held up a large stone in order to hit the Prophet's holy head, Jahl saw two snakes on the shoulders of the Prophet of Allah. Suddenly the stone dropped down from his hands and he ran away.

  • When the Prophet was performing his prayer beside the Ka’ba (in Mecca), the vile Abu Jahl said, "It is time!" he wanted to kill the Prophet with a knife, but suddenly he ran away. When his friends asked him why he was afraid, he answered: "I saw a canal that was full of fire between Hadrat Muhammad and me. A lot of people were waiting for me. If I had walked one more step, they would have thrown me into the fire. I became very frightened. When the Muslims heard this and asked the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) he declared: "The angels of Allah would have caught and torn him into pieces."

  • While the prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) was lying under a tree alone during the Kattan war in the third year of the Hegira, a disbelieving wrestler called Dasur came up to him with a sword in his hand and said, "Who will rescue you from me?" When the Prophet of Allah answered: "Allah will rescue me," the angel called Gabriel appeared as a human being and hit the chest of the disbeliever. Having fallen to the ground, the disbeliever's sword dropped from his hand. Taking the sword into his hand, the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) said: "Who will rescue you from me?" The disbeliever begged by saying, "Except you, there is no blessed person who will rescue me?" The Holy Prophet released and forgave him. After that, the disbeliever converted to Islam and caused many other people to convert to Islam.

  • In the fourth year of the Hegira, while the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) was talking to his Companions under the wall of a Jewish fortress in "Bani Nadr," from above a Jew wanted to drop a big mill stone on his head. When he touched the stone, both of his hands were crippled.

  • In the ninth year of the Hegira countless people who came from distant places were converting to Islam. Two disbelievers called Amir and Erbed joined them and tried to kill the Prophet of Allah. While Amir was saying that they wanted to embrace Islam, Erbed wanted to unsheathe his sword from behind, but he could not do it. When Amir signalled to ask him why he was waiting, the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) declared: "Allah saved me from your harm." When they left, Amir asked Erbed why he had not kept his word. He answered: "What could I do? Whenever I wanted to unsheathe my sword, I saw you between him and me. A few days later, the sky, although it was clear, filled with clouds immediately. Then lightning struck and both Erbed and his camel died.

  • Once, after the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) had performed his ablution and had put on one of his leather shoes, he then extended his hand to take the other one, but a bird captured the shoe and shook it off in the air. A snake fell down out of it. After that, the bird put the shoe on the ground. Henceforth, shaking shoes before putting them on has become a tradition.

  • The Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) had appointed some guards who were to look after him in the deserts and in the wars. When the sixty-seventh verse in Chapter Maida was revealed with the meaning: "Allah saves you from the harm of human beings," he gave up doing this. After that, he used to walk about alone among his enemies and sleep alone. He never felt afraid.

  • Anas bin Malik (may Allah be pleased with him) had a handkerchief given to him by the Prophet (peace be upon him). The Prophet of Allah wiped his holy face with it. Anas also used to wipe his face with it, and when it was dirty he used to leave it in a fire. The fire never burned the handkerchief, but it burned the dirt and the handkerchief would become clean.

  • The Prophet of Allah drank some water from the bucket of a well and poured the remaining water back into the well. Henceforth, a wonderful scent used to rise from that well.

  • A disease called urtiker (urticaria) appeared on the body of Utbe in Farkat (may Allah be pleased with him). The Prophet (peace be upon him) had him take off his clothes and spat on his holy hands; he then rubbed his hands on the patient's body. The sick person recovered. His body emitted a wonderful scent. That state continued for a long time.

  • Salman-i Farisi, (may Allah be pleased with him), having left Iran, set off on a journey over many different countries in order to find the true religion. While on the way to Arabia with a caravan, which belonged to a tribe named Bani Kalb, in a place named Wadi-ul-qura, he was betrayed and sold as a slave to a Jew. And, in turn, this man sold him as a slave to another Jew, his relative, from Medina. He felt great pleasure to hear that the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) had entered Medina. He was a Christian scholar. He had come to Arabia to see and believe in the final Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) because he had been advised by his last guide who was also a great scholar. That scholar taught him the distinguishing features of The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him), so he knew that The Holy Prophet would never accept alms, but that he would accept presents. He also knew that there existed a prophetical seal between his two shoulders, and that he would perform many mujizas (miracles). Salman-i Farisi brought some dates to The Holy Prophet to give as alms. The Holy Prophet never ate any of them. He also brought as many as twenty-five dates on a plate as a present. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) ate from the plate; all his Companions (Sahabat-al-kiram) ate, too. The number of the stones of the dates eaten was as many as one thousand. So, he eye-witnessed a miracle of The Holy Prophet. On the next day, while they were in a burial ceremony, he thought about seeing the prophetical seal of Muhammad (peace be upon him). The Holy Prophet intuitively understood what he thought. He pulled his holy shirt up and showed the (Muhr-i Nubuwwat). At that moment, Salman-i Farisi (may Allah be pleased with him) became a Muslim. After some years, it was decided that he was going to be freed on the condition that he pay sixteen hundred dirhams (2.8 lbs) of gold and three hundred palm trees. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) heard about this. He planted 299 palm trees with his holy hands. Those trees began to give fruit on the same day they were planted. One of the trees had been planted by Hadrat Umar (may Allah be pleased with him). This tree did not give any fruit. Pulling it out The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) (peace be upon him) planted it again with his holy hands. This one also gave fruit immediately. He gave Salman (may Allah be pleased with him) a gold piece as big as an egg that was obtained in a war. Salman told the Prophet it was too little and that it did not weigh sixteen hundred dirhams. After taking the gold into his holy hands, he gave it back to Salman. He said: "Take this to your owner!" He paid his debt to his owner with half of it and half of it was left to Salman.

  • One day while the Prophet (peace be upon him) was performing prayer, Satan came up and tried to break his prayer. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) caught him with his holy hands. He released him after Satan had promised not to come and disturb his prayer again.

  • Abdullah bin Ubey bin Selul, who was the leader of the munafiqs (hypocrite) in Medina called The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) just before dying and begged him, "Please, make the shirt you are wearing a shroud for me." Since he used to give whatever was asked of him he gave his shirt to Abdullah. The Prophet even performed his funeral prayers, Admiring this generosity of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) one thousand hypocrites in Medina converted to Islam.

  • Valid Ibn Mugira, As In Vail, Haris Ibn Kays, Esvad Ibn Yagus and Ibn Muttalib, disbelievers from among the Quraish, worried the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him) more than the others. Gabriel (peace be upon him) brought the ninety-fifth ayat (verse) with the meaning: "We punish those who mock you," and signalled to Velid's foot, to the heel of the second one, to the nose of the third one, to the head of the fourth one, and to the eyes of the fifth one. An arrow entered deeply into Valid's foot. But he was too proud to take it out; to him it seemed a humiliating thing. The iron in the arrow entered his blood vessel there and caused sciatica. A thorn entered As's heel. It became very swollen. Haris's nose continuously bled. Esvad struck his head on a tree while he was joyfully resting under it and the other, Esvad, became blind. Finally, all of them died.

  • The head of the Dos Tribe, Tufayl, had converted to Islam in Mecca before the Hegira. He wanted a sign from The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) (peace be upon him) in order to convert his tribe to Islam. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) prayed: "O! My Allah! Grant him a sign." When Tufayl went back to his tribe, a light shone between his two eyebrows. Tufayl said, "O! My Allah! Take this sign from my face and put it on another part of my body." He thought to himself, if some people see this on my face, they will think I have been punished for leaving their religion. His prayer was accepted and that light was taken away. It shone like a candle at the end of his whip that was in his hand. In the course of time, the people in his tribe converted to Islam.

  • There was a very beautiful woman among the Bani Naccar tribe in Medina. A jinn, after falling in love with her, used to come to her home. One day, after the Prophet (peace be upon him) had moved to Medina, the woman noticed that the jinn was sitting on the wall in front of her house. Therefore, she asked the jinn why he gave up coming into her house. He answered: Fornication and all other harams have been forbidden by the Prophet of Allah (peace be upon him).

  • In the war called Biri Mauna, after breaking their word, the disbelievers martyred seventy of the Prophet's Companions. One of them was Amir Ibn Fuhayra, who was a freed slave of Hadrat Abu Bakr (may Allah be pleased with him) and one of the first converts to Islam. After the disbelievers had bayoneted him, he was taken to heaven by angels right before the eyes of the disbelievers. When The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) was informed about this, he declared: "The angels of paradise have buried him, and they have taken his spirit up to paradise."

  • The disbelievers having captured a Sahaba (companion of the Holy Prophet) called Habib, took him to Mecca and hung him there. They left him hanging with the thought that the disbelievers will see him and be pleased. He was left there hanging for forty days. His body neither became rotten nor putrefied. Fresh blood continuously came out of his body. After hearing about this, the Prophet (peace be upon him) sent two men, Zubair bin Awwam and Miqdad bin Aswadi (peace be upon them), there secretly, and they took him down from the gallows. While they were bringing him to Medina, seventy horsemen were seen behind them. The two men left Habib on the ground in order to save themselves. At that moment, the ground was split and Habib disappeared. Witnessing this event, the disbelievers turned back and went away.

  • Sad bin Muaz (may Allah be pleased with him) was wounded in the battle of Uhud. After a while, he died. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) reported that seventy thousand angels were present during his funeral prayers. While his grave was being dug, a wonderful scent was emanating from his grave.

  • In the seventh year of the Hegira, The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) sent letters to Nejashi, the emperor of Ethiopia; to the Roman emperor, Heraclius; to the Persian King, Husrev; to the Byzantine governor in Egypt, Mukavvas; to the Byzantine governor of Damascus, Haris; and to Semame, the Sultan of Oman. Thus he invited all of them to become Muslim. The envoys that took those letters did not know the languages of the places they would go to. However, the following morning, they started speaking those languages.

  • Zayd Bin Haris (may Allah be pleased with him), one of the greatest Sahabas (companion of the Holy Prophet), was going to a distant land. The mule rider, whom he had hired, wanted to kill him. Getting permission, Zayd bin Haris performed two rakats of salat. Then he said: "Ya Arhamerrahimin," (O! Most Gracious and Most Merciful) three times. As he said each one, a voice saying, "Do not kill him!" was heard. The mule rider went out thinking that there was somebody outside, and then came back in. After the third recitation, a cavalryman with a sword in his hand appeared and killed the mule rider. Then turning to Zaid, he said, "When you began to say, "Ya! Arhamarrahimin," I was in the seventh heaven. When you said it for the second time, I reached the first heaven. At the moment you recited it for the third time, I was here and rescued you." Zaid understood that he was an angel.

  • A Sahaba (companion of the prophet) named Safina, who was freed by The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him)'s wife, Ummu Salama (may Allah be pleased with her), and served the Prophet loyally, was captured by disbelievers during the war against the Romans. He escaped from them and on his way back he met an astonishing lion. He told the lion he was the servant of Muhammad (peace be upon him) and what had happened to him. The lion rubbed himself on Safina and said, "Walk with me!" They walked together until Muslim soldiers were seen. Then, the lion left him.

  • A man called Cahcahi Gaffari rebelled against the Khalifah, Hadrat Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him). He broke over his knees the baton that The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) (peace be upon him) used to carry. After a year, he developed the disease anthrax on his knees and died.

  • Hadrat Muawiya (may Allah be pleased with him), who had come to Medina for pilgrimage, wanted to take the Minbar-i Sharif (the pulpit of Hadrat Muhammad) to Damascus, in order to be blessed. When they began to move the minbar (pulpit), the sun was eclipsed. In the darkness the stars were seen. Hadrat Muawiya gave up the idea.

  • In the battle of Uhud, one of the eyeballs of Abu Katade (may Allah be pleased with him) was plucked out and fell on his cheek. He was brought to The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). After putting the eyeball back into its place with his holy hand, he prayed, saying: "O! My Allah! Make his eye beautiful." This eye was more beautiful than the other one. He used to see more clearly with that eye. Once one of the grandsons of Abu Katade came to the Khalifah, Omar bin Abdulaziz. Omar asked: "Who are you?" By way of a poem, he answered that he was the grandson of that man whose eye had been replaced by The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). When the Khalifah heard this poem he praised Allah and gave him presents.

  • Iyas bin Seleme says, "In the Haybar War, The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) sent me to call Ali (may Allah be pleased with him). Ali had a pain in his eyes. By holding his hand, I led him with difficulty. The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) spat on his blessed fingers and rubbed them on the eyes of Ali. Putting the flag in Ali's hand, he sent him to Khaybar to fight. The gate, which up until that time could not be opened, was dismantled by Ali, and all the Sahabas (companions) entered the castle.

    Taken from UMA

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