In the name of God, the most Merciful, the most Merciful!

IslamicSolutions.Com

New Literature for a New Era

Education at its best -- for both Muslims and non-Muslims.

Authentic. Unique. Powerful. Readable. Absorbing.
Accessible. Electrifying. Groundbreaking.

Driving Islam Home to the World -- One Concept at a Time!

See Islam for all that Islam really is:

Peaceable! Positive! Simple! Sensible! Elegant! Civilized! Constructive! Hopeful! Contemporary! Pragmatic! Problem-Solving! Moderate! Modern! Balanced! Just! Fair! Compassionate! Truthful! Nice! Easy! Fun! Global! Divine! Authentic! Original! Free! (Dr. Pasha)

EXPAND

Muhammad: The Living Miracle of Peace and Blessings – Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!

DR.PASHA | February 21, 2009 | Section: Articles | 1866 reads


Read offline:


 

Muhammad: The Living Miracle of
Peace and Blessings – Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!

Dr. Pasha

(Bringing Islam to the World One Concept at a Time!
Taking the Qur’an to Every Home and Heart that Needs It --
And which One Does Not?)

 

A Living Miracle

Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, is God’s living miracle on earth – for ever and ever. Unlike any other miracle of any kind this world has ever known.

He was and continues to be a miracle among other things of peace and blessings for the entire world for all times to come.

His body may have departed this world, but his spirit lives on as nothing else does in this world.

His voice may no longer ring in ordinary human ears, but his message is alive and well after the passage of nearly a millennium and a half.

His birth may have occurred in a small desert township called Makkah and his death in a shady oasis named Madinah after him, but his teachings echo from every valley and hill and they float over every sea and ocean around the world.

He may have come and gone before the world ever thought of the printing press or the Internet, or radio or television, but nothing is more carefully preserved to this day, or more widely disseminated today, than the words that issued forth from his noble mouth over 1400 years ago.

God gave him a book that God called “The Reading” – The Noble Reading.

God also called that book The Wise and Smart Reading.

The Qur’an!

And God told him in that book: “Read!” And he set about teaching the world to read and write, even though he himself could do neither.

You want a bigger miracle than that? Go find one.

And to this day – after the passage of over 14 centuries – the world reads and recites and chants and sings that book in every part of this world, every hour, minute and second of every day and night, as perhaps no other book is or ever was.

While the world is lost in speculation and conjecture about everyone and everything that came or occurred in the past, his life, teachings, words, deeds, models and examples are alive and visible today in the form of eyewitness accounts and primary data and reports just as they were to the tens of thousands of people who personally and physically surrounded him when he was alive.

They were simple children of the desert – brave, talented, decent, loving, kind, truthful, wild. And they were just, fair and honest beyond compare.

In a larger context, they were part of the broad mass of ordinary people that God in that most amazing of all books called “The People.” Not lords or nobles, not kings or priests, not landlords or aristocrats, just plain “People.”

And these amazing and gifted people that surrounded him day and night, and that leaped to carry out his every command and fulfill his every wish, he himself referred to, sweetly and modestly, as his “Companions.”

And in so doing he drove a powerful nail in the coffin of racial, religious, birth, status and gender distinctions, privileges and preferences for all times. His message was clear: if anyone was with him, and accepted and embraced his message and followed him, then that person was his “Companion,” period.

Not his servant; not his lowly follower, even though they were all his humble and most devoted followers; not a lesser person or human being than him in any way; but his co-equal. His Ashaab or Companions.

Everyone of them.

Well almost his equal, I am going to say, given the fact that not only was he superior in every quality of head and heart, and body and mind, to everyone else, but he was also God’s chosen messenger to humanity.

Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, the man died over a 1000 years ago, but Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, God’s ever-living miracle of peace and blessings on earth and in heaven lives on.

Forever!

A Man Most Praised

So, praise him, for, his very name – Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam – means the most praised one. Just like his other name, Ahmad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, which also means more deserving of praise than anyone else.

It means a superabundance of all things good, noble, wonderful and beautiful that inhere in him. It means the one who is deserving of all kinds of praise from everyone.

He is the man whom God and his angels bless and praise all the time. So says the Noble Qur’an.

And he is the man God commands the believers everywhere to bless and praise all the time. So also says the Glorious Qur’an.

Hear this message – this divine proclamation as well as directive – from beginning to end, loud and clear, and in God’s own pure and immortal words, in the Qur’an.

Here goes:

Innallaha wa malaa-i-katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyyi, yaa ayyuhalladheena aamanoo salloo ‘alaihi wa sallimoo tasleema!

That is in heaven – and everywhere else.

Now, join that heavenly chorus, right here on earth, and bless and glorify the man Muhammad using his own words. These were words that he taught his “Companions” in order to help them fulfill their divine mandate of blessing him and thus invoking, manifold, God’s choicest blessings on themselves and the rest of the world.

These words that echoed God’s own speech to near perfection were: Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!

God commanded in the Qur’an: Salloo ‘alaihi wa sallimoo! Muhammad taught his “Companions” how to comply with that divine command by saying: Sallallaahu Alaihi wa Sallam!

Heaven and earth were thus fused together seamlessly in a living miracle that will roll and rumble around the world as long as the world will last. This will be a real-life miracle that anyone and everyone can see, if only they had eyes, and their ears were open, and their hearts and minds were not clouded by hate and prejudice or atrophied beyond repair.

This is one simple and small way – if you want to call it that – in which God Almighty fills his earth, and the lives of its inhabitants, with his noble peace and blessings. With his Salaam.

Blessing the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, then becomes the occasion for, and Muslims then become the ongoing instruments and mechanisms of, doing so. And this never-ending story continues to unfold its ever-living miracle of peace and blessings in every age and in every place on earth.

And it shall continue to do so for as long the world lasts.

 

Shortlink:
Next:

Previous:

Jump to Article:

Related content
Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, came into this world in the 7th Century. He changed that world, from the way it was to pretty much the way it is today. That means a lot of the things that you see ...
READ MORE
God in his heaven sent down the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam. Right here on earth, the Church gave us the Pope. And now the Pope and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, some among the followers of both say, ...
READ MORE
Contents: Not Just “Faith,” but Also Intelligence: That Is What People Need And a Judicious Dose of Common Sense But Who Are The Smart Ones? Let the Qur’an Tell Us If that Is Not Smart, What Is? “Religion” vs. Science: Not Islam’s Problem! In Islam, 'Aqeedah ...
READ MORE
"Let us today, this Tuesday, December 8, 2010 – coinciding with the 1st of Muharram, 1432 of the Hijri Islamic calendar – let us today introduce a new concept and a new term in the English lexicon: “Real-Time Miracles.” By ...
READ MORE
I have often talked about the miraculous deeds of The Unlettered Man - Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam - God's peace, blessings, mercy and grace be upon him and upon all the other prophets of God such as Jesus, ...
READ MORE
"Amateurs do things however they please: randomly; haphazardly; by the seat of their pants, as they say. Professionals do things the right way. There is consistency and predictability in the work of professionals – because professionals follow routine and process. Civilized societies are ...
READ MORE
Contents: “Those You Know and Those You Don’t”: What Magic Words! Nearly One-Fourth of Humanity Who Else Is Doing That? Who Is Blessing Your Kids? Who Is Counting the Spillover Salaam and the “Collateral Blessing”? Saturation Blessing vs. Saturation Bombing Certainly Not a Religion Islam vs. “Religion“: Some ...
READ MORE
Contents: A Triple Token of Love from a Most Loving God Companions of Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam: The Greatest Human Generation Ever! God’s Kingdom on Earth Scientists, Physicians and Hazrat Ali Islam Is God’s Recipe for Eternal Life God Is Master and Humans Are ...
READ MORE
Everyday Miracles of Islam Thus, no matter how you look at it, Islam, the Qur’an and the life of even the most ordinary Muslims are all full of things that can only be described as miraculous. I call them the Everyday Miracles ...
READ MORE
You may be an atheist or an agnostic. Or you may belong to any one of the religious denominations that proliferate in the world today. You may be a Communist or a Fascist or a believer in free enterprise, freedom ...
READ MORE
"As a Muslim, your house should be the safest place on earth for the little babies of your worst enemies, even of those who may have raped your women and butchered your babies. That is what Islam teaches and that is ...
READ MORE
"It should be clear to those who understand Islam as well as, at the same time, the real world in which we live, that Islam is Public Relations at its most sublime and best and that Public Relations, done right and done ...
READ MORE
Islam and life: What a perfect confluence! What a perfect combination, I mean. And, if you ask me, what a perfect choice! Let me explain. For those wanting to know what Islam is, let me ask them a very different question: What is ...
READ MORE
Muslims just don't get it, do they?  What is happening in Egypt these days -- and it has been happening there for a very long time -- is an attempt to wipe out Islam and turn the so-called Middle East into a slave ...
READ MORE
If people ask you who we are, tell them we are Patriots – with the capital letter “P.” If they ask you what do you mean tell them we are loyal and devoted to every square inch of land on this earth: every country; ...
READ MORE
Islam and Muslims have always had enemies. It is the nature of the thing: You do something good, something really noble and outstanding, and bad people will resist, oppose and fight you and fight what you are doing. That, as ...
READ MORE
It really hit me hard, and not too long ago, how clear it is. The obvious and simple fact that this world does not have anything like Laa Ilaaha Illallaah or Muhammadur Rasoolullah. Not separately. Not both of them taken together ...
READ MORE
People generally sock it to the American People in two very important ways. First, they feed the American People all kinds of poison in the name of food and drink. And then, second, they send the American People to the poorhouse by ...
READ MORE
Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, is the man God Almighty sent to light up the world. Surah Al-Ahzab says God sent Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, as a Siraajan Muneera! A world whose heavens and earth are radiating with the light of Allah ...
READ MORE
"This Baqr Eid, Qurban Bayram, Eidul Adha, call it what you will, I have a wish. And I have a prayer. I will not say it is from my heart. For, my heart is broken to a million bits at what is happening ...
READ MORE
"Muslims are smart. They have good business sense. And they can always negotiate a deal – with God. God says in the Qur’an he sent his Messengers (Alaihim Assalam) so people will obey and follow them. Muslims say: “Sure, we will ...
READ MORE
“The usual Liars-Liars-Pants-on-Fires say Islam is all about forcing people to become Muslim. I checked and guess what I found? You will not believe this, but this is what I found: “Absolutely, positively, there is to be no coercion or compulsion ...
READ MORE
Every day, every Muslim must ask himself or herself: When did I last see the Qur'an? When did I last touch the Qur'an? When did I last hold the Qur'an in my hand? When did I last open the Qur'an? When did I last turn ...
READ MORE
Contents: What on Earth Does It Mean: “In” Earth? Angels Display Closed Mind with Regard to Adam Complexity of Human Nature Sajdah is Not Prostration Shaitan: Humanity’s True Enemy Adam Shows His Colors: And So Do His Children Zulm and Jahl Divine Guidance
READ MORE
Contents: ALL THE NAMES PEOPLE USED TO CALL US IT IS GOD ALMIGHTY WHO GAVE US THE NAME MUSLIMS MUSLIMS ARE ON THEIR PATH TO PARADISE CLUELESS MUSLIMS MUSLIMS AND THE REAL PERSPECTIVE ON ISLAM ISLAM BASHING FEEDS A LOT OF MOUTHS WE SAY ABRAHAM, BUT WHAT ...
READ MORE
Ascription vs. Achievement: Islam Reverses World’s Worship of Race, Tribe and Gender. Islam or Muslim Nationalism: Muslims Must Make a Choice...
READ MORE
Contents: Avoiding Excess Even in War Proportionality Is Us Two Miraculous Aayats in the Qur’an: Out of All the Others Associating Islam with Extremism Propaganda A Bit of Context Some More Context
READ MORE
Contents: Education and Character: A Twin Approach to Changing Muslims and Changing the World Nature of this World Lies and Propaganda The Mission of the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam The Lesson that Muslims Forgot Supererogatory Refuge of the Pseudo Super-Pious Go West, My Dear Muslim! Hijrat Defines ...
READ MORE
How Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, Changed the World
The Pope and the Prophet, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!
Continuing The Story of Miracles In Islam – I
Real-Time Miracles of Islam and Muslims [Quote – 228]
The Miracle of the “Unlettered Man” in the Bible
Salah or Namaz: A Paragon of “Professional” Conduct [Quote – 322]
The Miracle of “Smart Salaam”
Islam Is All about Communication
Why Do We Worry So Much about Typos – And other Errors in Our Writings?
Continuing the Story of Miracles in Islam II
You Must Know This Man!
Real vs. Bogus Miracles
Safe House [Quote – 321]
Islam & Public Relations [Quote – 382]
Islam and Life: What a Perfect Confluence! And What a Perfect Choice! [Quote – 408]
Muslims Just Don’t Get It, Do They? [Quote – 480]
Tell Them We Are Patriots [Quote – 532]
Damaged People [Quote – 578]
How Clear Does It Have To Be? [Quote – 591]
Socking It To The American People [Quote – 594]
Light of the World [Quote – 614]
This Baqr Eid, a Wish, a Prayer [Quote – 312]
Smart Muslims [Quote – 257]
Faith Does Not Coincide with Coercion [Quote – 250]
Dr. Pasha’s Qur’an Scale
“Mutual Aggression”: Human Nature and the Need for Divine Guidance
Pasha Hour International: Live from America! December 8, 2007
Did You Say “Christian Islam”? Sorry, Does Not Compute!
Hudoodullah: Proportionality
Whither Indian Muslims – Part Two

Home | Writings | Audio | Quote-Unquote