Prophet Muhammad

What does ‘Salawaat’ on Prophet Muhammad & his family mean?

Question: What does Salawaat mean, and why does it hold such a high importance in our faith? Answer: The Almighty Allah (SWT) orders in the Holy Qur’an all believers to join Him and the angles in sending Salaam and Salawaat to the Holy Prophet (SAW): إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا “Verily,

Was Prophet Muhammad’s marriage to Aisha a pedophilic relationship?

Question: A friend of mine is very anti-Islam and has a very negative attitude towards Islam and Muslims. One of his arguments is about the age of Aisha, one of the Prophet’s wives. He says that she was only 9 years old when the Prophet Muhammad married her, while he was much older, and hence

If Prophet Muhammad could not read or write, why did Angel Jibraeel tell him to “read”?

Question: I wonder if the Holy Prophet (S) could read and write before the age of 40? And

How old was Ali ibn Abu Talib when he embraced Islam?

Question: How old was Ali ibn Abu Talib when he embraced Islam? Answer: Imam Ali (as) embraced Islam

If the Prophet (s) wasn’t martyred, then don’t all martyrs gain a virtue that he didn’t?

Question: With regards to the topic of the cause of the Holy Propeht’s death [whether he (s) died of

Did the wives of the Prophet poison him as narrated by al-Ayyashi?

This is a follow up question from the original question posted here: Was the Holy Prophet poisoned and martyred

Was the Holy Prophet martyred or did he die a natural death?

Question: Was the Holy Prophet poisoned (or killed) and martyred or did he die a natural death? Answer:

If Islam’s origin is from prophet Muhammad (s), then what did the other prophets bring?

Question: If Islam’s origin is from Prophet Muhammad (s), then what about the other prophets of our religion,

Was the Prophet Muhammad illiterate?

Question: Was the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) illiterate? Answer: According to the authentic Hadiths of Ahlul-Bayt (a.s) and our

Was Islam ‘spread by the sword and violence’?

Question: There is this famous saying amongst the people of the West, that “Islam was spread by the sword