Muhammad: Man of God by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

This brief learn of the lifetime of the Blessed Prophet of Islam, for prime college and above, is neither a brand new ancient research nor one more in basic terms devotional cartoon of the earthly occupation of God's final prophet. This biography takes the religious dimensions into account in addition to the extra genuine and ancient parts of the lifetime of the individual that replaced human background.

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Its most significant political consequence was the conversion of' several key figures of Makkah to Islam including the famous military leader and warrior, Khalid ibn Walid, and 52 Muhammad: Man of God Amr ibn al-'A�. Meanwhile many of the other important personalities such as Abu $ufyan, seeing the writing on the wall, began to plan secretly to j oin the cause of Islam without losing face . H. that the Blessed Prophet set out with a sizable army consisting of both the an§ar and the m uhajiriin, as well as many Bedouins , towards Makkah.

The Traditions we are now following declare that the Blessed Prophet here [in Ghadir Khumm} ordered a pulpit of stones to be built, which he ascended and said, 'God is worthy of praise and adoration, being exalted in His own unity, and glo­ rious in sovereignty, His greatness is manifest to all His crea­ tures, His omniscience extends to every thing, and His omnipo­ tence rules over all. Forever is He lord of His own greatness, and worthy of all praise and adoration. He created the high heavens and leveled the low earths.

That the Blessed Prophet made the 'umrah as stipulated by the agreement of Hudaybiyyah. After years of being away from his own city, it was a cause of great joy and satisfaction for him to be able to return to it especially since he was also per­ forming for the first time one of the central rites of Islam. The pilgrimage itself took place in peace and quiet. Its most significant political consequence was the conversion of' several key figures of Makkah to Islam including the famous military leader and warrior, Khalid ibn Walid, and 52 Muhammad: Man of God Amr ibn al-'A�.

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