Archive | November, 2011

Ancestors of the Messenger of Allah

30 Nov

Ibne Sa’d in Tabaqaat and Abul-Fida in his history have listed the ancestors of the Holy Messenger of Allah as follows:

Adam

Sheeth (Seth)

Anoosh (Enos)

Qeenan

Mahlaeel

Yared

Idrees

Methuselah

Lamak

NOOH

Sam (Shem)

Arfakhashd

Shalikh

‘Aabir

Faligh

Ragho

Saroo’

Nakhoor

Tarekh

IBRAHIM

Isma’eel

Qedaar

Nabat

Humal

Salaman

Hameesa’

Yas’a

Oud

Ud

Adnan

Ma’d

Nazaar

Mudhar

Ilyas

Madrakah

Khazeemah

Kananah

Nasr

Maalik

Fahr (Quresh)

Ghalib

Loui

Ka’b

Murrah

Kulaab

Qusi

Abd Manaf

Hashim

Abdul Muttalib

Abdullah

MUHAMMAD (s.a.w.a)

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Banu Hashim and Banu Umaiyya

29 Nov

Ibn Atheer in Tareekh-e Kaamil:

Abd Manaf had twin sons, Hashim and Abd ash-Shams…When Hashim (great grandfather of the Messenger of Allah) inherited the leadership and rule of his community from his father, Abd ash-Shams’s son, Umaiyya (great grandfather of Muawiya ibn Abu Sufyan) turned green with envy. This was the start of the enemity between Banu Hashim and Banu Umayya.

Rasool – Continued

28 Nov

Tabarani in Muajjam al-Kabir:

Ibn Abbas narrates that the Messenger of Allah said: “I was Nabi when Adam was still between body and spirit”.

Rasool and Aal-e Rasool: The Beginning

27 Nov

Mas’udi in Tareekh-e Murawwij az-Zahab:

When Allah decided to create the world… He addressed Muhammad and said: You are My selected authority (over My creation) and you are the guardian of My Light and the treasures of guidance. Because of you, I will make earth a carpet, make water flow, raise heavens high and will implement reward and punishment and paradise and hell. And I will establish your Ahlul-Bayt for guidance and I will give them such knowledge that no complexity will create doubt for them and no hidden decrees will hinder them.

First Infallible: Muhammad, the Messenger of Allah

27 Nov

Qastalani, in Mawahib-ul-Laduniya:

Jabir ibn Abdullah narrates that once I asked the Messenger of Allah: “May I be your ransom, O Messenger of Allah. What was the first thing that Allah created?” And the Rasool replied: “The first thing that Allah created, O Jabir, was the light of your Nabi, created from Allah’s light.”