Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings), Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, 2001,VolumeII, p.241, 121. It is therefore only natural to wish to study the life of Muhammad (pbuh), his manners and his morals, and to see how Islam manifested itself in his person as a living example for all Muslims till . He was never angered by matters of this life nor that which was associated with it. back, Ibn Abbas (Radiallahu anhu) says: The front teeth of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) were a bit wide (spread out). Hind ibn Abi Hala (the son of Muhammad's wife Kadijah) described Muhammad (pbuh) as follows: "The Messenger of Allah was of consecutive sorrows, continuous thought, never finding rest, long in silence. Umm Kulthum bint MUHAMMAD 603-630. His constitution was the most beatiful. The wise respected him in accordance with their degree. The bones of his joints were strong and large (denoting strength). He would not rise nor sit down without praise [to God]. Hadith: On the authority of 'Ali ibn Abu alib (ra) that when he described the Prophet (saw), he would say: 'He was neither excessively tall, nor short, but rather was of a medium stature among (his) people. When he walked he walked briskly (Taqalla), he leaned forward as if he was walking on a decline (Sabab). trying to be Mu'min. Even and soft, a bit of flesh drooping at the lower end. (Hind bin Abi Hala), Mouth: In order to understand the message of Islam, it is first necessary to acquaint ourselves with the prophet of Islam. His hair was neither very curly nor very straight, but had a slight wave in it. The one who tried to describe him would have to say: I have not seen before him or after him anyone who resembles him. He walked swiftly. He took a balanced course, without making changes. Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings), Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, 2001, Volume II, p.242, 130. Translations in context of "ABI" in english-hindi. I saw Esa (Alaihis salaam). He brought people together and did not split them. 05080486 in England. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi, Islamic Book Service Publications, New Delhi, 2000, p.80, 109. He had little flesh on his heels.. When they are given fruit there as provision, they will say, This is what we were given before. But they were only given a simulation of it. What remained in excess, he used to give in charity. I have not touched any thick or thin silk or anything else which was softer and fleshier than Prophets palms. (Hazrath Anas), Calfs and Feet: If he entered into his home he was a man like any other; cleaning his own garment, milking his own goat, and serving himself. He was the most generous of heart, truthful of tongue, softest in disposition, and noble in relationship. In essence, his excellent morality, sharp powers of reasoning were greater than those of all other people and worthy of great praise. He would extol a blessing, however small, and he would not find fault with any aspect of it. The man went and did so, then returned. He began and ended what he said correctly [with full expression]. "I said to my maternal uncle, Hind ibn Abi Hala, who was skilled at describing people: 'Describe for me the manner of speech Allah's Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace)!' He said: Allah's Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace) was constantly sympathetic with sorrows, persistent in thought, having no repose . He spoke with his full mouth (was not arrogant), and spoke concisely. Zayd ibn Haritha was the first Muslim to be killed on foreign soil. I consult you as you are all knowing, And I seek ability from Your power and I ask you for Your great favor, For you have power, My brothers and sisters everywhere! He was cautious about four things: in adopting something good which then would be followed, in abandoning something bad which then would be abandoned, in striving to determine what would be beneficial for his nation and in establishing for them what would combine the business of this world and the next. He was a cousin of Muhammad and Ali, and he was the first Martyr of the battle of Badr. He was neither very tall nor very short.71. facing upwards].When he talked, he held/struck his right thumb in his left palm. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi, Islamic Book Service Publications, New Delhi, 2000, p. 160, 135. His hair was neither delicate nor curly. Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings, VolumeII, p.240, 117. Their conversation was about the first topic broached [until they had finished with it]. The blessed eyes of Rasulullah (s) were extremely black. He had dense and fine hair on his eye brows. Part of the reports that was narrated in describing the Messenger of God: The mother of Ma`bad Al-Khuza`iyya said in describing the Messenger of God, may God bless him and grant him peace, to her husband, when he passed by her tent while migrating: a man with obvious beauty and cleanliness, a glowing countenance, and a good appearance/disposition, with no bulging stomach disgracing him, or a small head disparaging him, he is overtly handsome and wholly beautiful, his eyes are wide and very white and black with long eyelashes whose voice is devoid Of hoarseness, his neck is long with full beard. There were some hair on shoulders, arms and upper chest. (Hind bin Abi Hala), General Structure: If someone were to sit with him or come in search of a favor he would be patient with them until they (the guest) would be the one to leave. Jo na hota Tera Jamaal hi To Jahan tha khawab-o-khayal hi Sallu Alayhe Wa A'alehi. He laughed at what they laughed at and was surprised at what surprised them. Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings), Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, 2001,VolumeII, p.241, 119. He was very fair skinned with a wide brow and had thick eyebrows with a narrow space between them. His expression was very sweet and distinct. The embellishment and ornamentation of the Hilya Sharif also takes on many different forms & styles. Registered Charity No. Imaam Tirmidhi has quoted in this chapter those ahaadith that have been narrated on the noble features of Sayyidina Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). It is natural that there should be discrepancies between them, as the people these accounts have come down from saw him at different times, when his hair may have been of different lengths. He did not speak without cause. back, It is related from Ebrahim bin Muhammad (Radiallahu anhu) who is from the sons (grand sons of Ali radiallahu anhu, that whenever Ali radiallahu anhu described the nobel features of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam), he used to say: Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was neither very tall nor short, but of a medium stature among people. In addition to these, the Prophet (saas)s advice to the believers about how they should dress reveal the importance he attached to this subject. Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings), Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, 2001,VolumeII, p.243, 138. On one particular journey, for instance, he stopped somewhere and asked for water from those around him. Quraysh tribes, however, drew up a plan to kill the Prophet without the fear of reprisal. In one of his Shamail classes earlier this year, Shaykh Mohammed Aslam discussed the significance of this traditional design: "It was from the practice of the early Muslims, that they would frame the Hilya Sharif and put it up in their homes, and teach it to their children. He would lead his Companions by walking behind them and was the first to greet any person he met. Sy was die dogter van Khuwaylid ibn Asad en Fatimah bint Za'idah. According to the traditional Sunni narrative, when Muhammad reported his first revelation from the Angel Gabriel (), Khadija was the first person to convert to Islam. He would never be neglectful that they would not learn neglect and grow indifferent. Some of the information that was conveyed through the inner circle of the Prophet (saas) about his clothing are below: I saw the Messenger of Allah (saas) ask for a new garment. Tuesday January 09, 2018. . This is what the Prophet (saas) had to say about milk: When one of you eats food, he should say: O Allah, bless us in it, and give us food (or nourishment) better than it. When he is given milk to drink he should say: O Allah! His teeth were thin and bright. He spoke with his full mouth (was not arrogant), and spoke concisely. With modesty lower the head and with grace, smile. He would encourage that which was good and strengthen it, and he would discourage that which was evil and undermine it. He was generous, beneficial, compassionate, forgiving, brave and mild. July 29, 2012. Footnotes There were not twenty white hairs in his hair or beard, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.68, Rasulullah (saas) was so clean, clear, beautiful and handsome.69, The Prophet (saas) was neither tall nor short. COMMENTARY They would not expose one-another's errors, but would be equal, encouraging each-other in the fear of God. His neck was beautiful and thin, like the neck of a statue shaved clean, the color of which was clear, shining and beautiful like silver. (Some people have profuse hair on their body. 107. At the end of this kitaab all three ahaadith will be quoted. He exalted all blessings no matter how small and never belittled a single one. On his perfect countenance were a well-proportioned head, curved eyebrows, a long nose and an oval face. We hope to help Muslims around the world to benefit from the unique blessings of this extraordinary design. The Arabic word hilya appears in chapter 1, hadith 8 of the Imam al-Tirmidhis Al-Shamail al-Muhammadiyya. The Prophet (saas) would immediately warn any of his companions who were unkempt or failed to care for their appearance. His legs were straight and long. Hilya literally means "ornament" and is translated in Imam Ghazali Institute's Shama'il as "beautiful description": "Hasan ibn Ali reported: "I asked my maternal uncle, Hind ibn Abi Hala, who was skilled in describing features (wassaf), about the beautiful description (hilya) of the Messenger of Allah . Face: "His face shone like the moon." - (Hind bin Abi Hala) "His face was round like the moon." - (Bara bin Azib) "His face was not quite round but inclined to roundness." - (Hazrat Ali (R.A)) "Broad forehead, slanting thick brows parted in the middle. Editor's Choice from Quran and Science. Thin and long, beautifully chiselled like a statue Colour of the neck white like silver and handsome. (Hind bin Abi Hala), Head: However, if justice was transgressed nothing could stand up to his anger until justice was established. According to this humble servant, the answer to this is bit difficult, because it was the principal of Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) to oppose the ways of the non- beleivers, and agree to the ways of Ahlul Kitab, he did not part his hair in the middle. Prophetic biography (Sira) 2. He was silent for four reasons: forbearance, caution, appraisal and reflection. Body well built, bones joining limbs large and strong.- (Hind bin Abi Hala) Whoever heard them remembered them. Hind ibn Abi Hala (the son of Muhammad's wife Kadijah) described Muhammad (pbuh . He did not walk with chest pushed out with pride. (He did not have a small mouth). Thick, sometimes touching ear lobes and sometimes reaching upto shoulders.- (Bara bin Azib) (LogOut/ By the will of Allah a page has been created to spread authentic Quotes from the Quran and Hadith. He stayed in Mecca ten years and at Medina for ten years and Allah the Mighty, the Majestic made him die when he was sixty. His Physical Description Al-Hasan asked Hind ibn Abi Hala to describe the Prophet . According to this humble servant the latter translation is more appropriate). Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings, Volume I, p.138, 151. The Prophet (saas) was a man known for his effective, wise and concise manner of speaking. Ali ibn abi Talib described Muhammad (pbuh) as follows: He was not vulgar nor did he condone vulgarity, and he was not one to shout in the market place. He would ennoble the noble of the people and charge them with their affairs. His eyelashes were long, his eyes black and beautiful, the space between his largish eyebrows was clear, though his eyebrows were close together. He assembles his companions not separate them, He honors the honored person of all people, and makes him the leader, he warns the people, and beware of them without turning away from any of them. Get the latest Muslim Hands news delivered to your inbox. He was balanced and consistent. The life and legacy of one of Mohammad's closest confidants and Islam's patron saint: Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib is arguably the single most important spiritual and intellectual authority in Islam after prophet Mohammad. He would not speak on what does not concern him. The arches on his feet could hardly touch the ground. There is no confusion or difficulty in these differences, because he may have seen them on both occasions. Some say it means to walk at a fast pace. He used to eat what he liked and did not eat what he did not like.137, Rasulullah (saas) loved the meat of the forequarter.138. The majority of his laughter was [restricted to] smiling.". There are different descriptions of the length of the Prophet (saas)s hair. On the authority of al-Hasan ibn Ali (ra) who said, I asked my maternal uncle Hind ibn Abu Halah [ra] about the description of the Messenger of Allah (saw) since he was wont and fully capable to describe them. On that night he wore red clothing. Prophet's Speech and Communication Style (Hadith of Hind ibn Abi Hala) | #OurProphet | EP215 - YouTube 0:00 / 39:51 Imam Hasan's narration on the Prophet's way of speaking Prophet's. He would disregard that which he disliked, and no one ever despaired of him. His eyelashes were long. He would inquire after his companions and would ask the people about their affairs. She was born in Mecca, probably the fifth of their six children. He had asked his father [i.e. His feet were smooth, because of their cleanliness and smoothness the water did not remain there but flowed away quickly. Hind ibn Abi Hala (the son of Muhammad's wife Kadijah) described Muhammad (pbuh) as follows: "The Messenger of Allah was of consecutive sorrows, continuous thought, never finding rest, long in silence. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi, Islamic Book Service Publications, New Delhi, 2000, p. 19, 144. How true! All the parts of his body were of moderate size, and fully fleshed. He was a last of all prophets.80 Abu Nadrah (ra) says: I asked Abu Saeed Khudari (ra) about the Seal of Prophethood of Rasulullah (saas) He said: It was a piece of raised flesh that was on Rasulullah (saas)s back.81, The place between his shoulders were wide and therein there was impression or seal of Prophethood inclined a little towards the right shoulder.82. He did not take small steps. He would never praise his food nor criticize it. Those who described him would say: 'I have never seen before or after him anyone similar to him, peace be upon him' ", As-salaamu alaykum. He spoke with his full mouth (was not arrogant), and spoke concisely. This is said because besides human beings, the moon, sun, etc. When the hair of the prophet was abundant, it used to pass over his ear- lobes). Besides this line neither the chest nor the stomach had other hair on it. He was very handsome, of medium built and his hair was neither very curly nor very straight (but was slightly wavy). Imaam Tirmidhi has collected from these about 400 ahaadith and divided them into fifty five chapters. They dialogue on the talk of the first speaker, he laughs at what they laugh at, and he admires what they admire, he is patient with the stranger on misconduct, and he says: assist anyone in needif you see the one who is in need, and he does not seek praise except from an equivalent, On the authority of Ibn Shumaasa Al-Mahari, he said: we attended Amr Ibn Al-Aas and he mentioned to us a long hadith where he mentioned that: no one was more beloved to me than the messenger of Allah (may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and no one was more superior to me than him, so bright was his splendor that I could not gather enough courage to look at his face for any length of time. His hair reached his shoulders.103. According to the hadith narrated by one of the companions of the Prophet (saas), the Prophet (saas) told his Companions, when they were travelling to meet some brothers in faith: You are going to visit your brothers, so repair your saddles and make sure that you are dressed well, so that you will stand out among people like an adornment, for Allah does not love ugliness.99. In the manner that is real and intrinsic beauty had reached its last stage, in the same manner his zaahiri (apparent) beauty had also reached its fullest and proper stage. In this hadeeth Sayyidina Anas (Radiallhu Anhu) states that the complexion of Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was wheat coloured. Log in. they not quarrel to talk to him,They listen to whoever speaks among them until he is finishes. Obaidah ibn al-Harith ibn Abdul-Muttalib, was the first Muslim to be killed in battle. On that night he wore red clothing. He used to speak the truth even though it was sometimes a cause of trouble to himself and his companions. Umaymah was the wife of Jahsh ibn Ri'ab alAsadi. When he came to people, he sat down at the edge of the assembly and told other people to do the same. he looked at a thing, with modesty and bashfulness, hence he did not stare at anything. '107, Rasulullah (saas) had a ring made of silver and its (inlaid) gem was also of silver.108. One story on the subject is from Ata ibn Yassar (ra): The Messenger of Allah was in the mosque, when a man with unkempt hair and an untidy beard came in. Imam Ghazzalis Ihya Ulum-Id-Din (The Book of Religious Learnings), Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, 2001,VolumeII, p.242, 134. He also abandoned three things in respect of other people: he did not censure anyone, he did not scold them, nor try to find out their faults. When he beckoned, he beckoned with the whole of the palm of his hand, and when he was astonished, he turned it over, and when he spoke, he gestured with his hands, and placed his right palm over the base of his left thumb. were large, likewise the portion between the two shoulders was broad and fully fleshed. Before selecting red clothing, the scholars should be consulted regarding its permissibility. It is reported in some sources that he always carried with him a comb, mirror, miswak (a small natural toothbrush), tooth-pick, scissors and a kuhl bottle.88 The Prophet (saas) advised his companions to do the same, and said: He who has hair should honor it.89 Some other reports that have reached us of his hair and beard are: Sayyidina Rasulullah (saas) often rubbed oil in his head91, Jaabir bin Samurah (ra) was asked a question regarding the white hair of Rasulullah He replied: When Rasulullah (saas) oiled his hair, it (white hair) did not show. His sign of prophethood was (not on his right hand) but between his shoulder blades. His stature was neither too high nor too small. Beard: When he walked, it was as though he were heading down a slope. 12 Proofs that Muhammad is a true prophet. His body was firm and full. Hind ibn Abi Hala (the son of Muhammads wife Kadijah) described Muhammad (pbuh) as follows: The Messenger of Allah was of consecutive sorrows, continuous thought, never finding rest, long in silence. When the old womans husband returned home and expressed his surprise, the woman gave the description of the Prophet as follows: Handsome features, bright face, likeable temperament, neither the abdomen protruding nor hair of the head fallen out, graceful, handsome, eyes black and large, hair long and thick, voice clear, long neck, bright black of the eye, natural grey corners, thin and drooping eyelashes, black and curly hair, silent with dignity inclined to cordiality, graceful and captivating at a distance and very sweet and most handsome from near, talk sweet and words clear, neither more nor less than necessary, all talk consistent, middle-sized, neither short so as to look insignificant nor tall to look unbecoming, a fresh twig of handsome plant, charming to look at and well- built. When he walked, he moved as if he were descending a declivity, and when he looked around, he looked around altogether. He said, "The Messenger was imposing and majestic. We found it difficult to keep pace when we walked with him and he walked at his normal pace.111. Change), You are commenting using your Facebook account. He has left himself from three: hypocrisy, proliferation, and what does not concern him, and forsake People from three: does not offend anyone, not dishonor him, and he does not search into his fault, and he does not speak except in what he hopes for his reward. He made salaam (greeted) first to whomsoever he met. He was wary of the people and guarded himself against them but without depriving them a warm smile or fitting conduct. They would not vie with one-another in his presence to speak, but when one would talk in his presence the rest would listen until he finished. He did not store up for more than a year the provision of his family members which Allah was pleased to give him. He is well served and attended, who is neither a scowler nor a prattler. Wide. (Jabir bin Samra) As we can discern from those who saw him in person, the Prophet (saas) was extraordinarily handsome, with a finely proportioned body and a face that took ones breath away. His speech was concise, neither excessive nor abridged. His speech was just, with neither excess nor deficiency. His eyebrows arch longitudinally and thinly (as if they) meet; his hair is extremely black, who is stately when silent and gorgeous when speaking; who is the most beautiful and striking man from far and the best and most beautiful from close; whose speech is sweet, clear, and decisive, neither vaguely short, nor boringly and pointlessly long; whose words flow forth like a perfect string of pearls: of medium height that neither elicits contempt to even him for shortness, nor aversion to him for excessive tallness: who is a branch between two branches he is the most radiant of the three and the most well-respected; whose companions surround him: when he speaks they listen attentively to his speech, and when he commands they vie with each Other to fulfil his commands. Speech in his presence was that of the first among them. Tirmidhi, Shamail-e-Tirmizi, Kitab Bhavan Publication, New Delhi, 1997, p.137, 132. When Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) walked, it appeared that he was descending from a high place. Ibn Hindu. This is contrary to what has been reported in the other ahaadith, where it is stated that Sayyidina Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) lived there for thirteen years and attained the age of sixty three years. It is becoming a cultural trend that conflict and controversy drive the propaganda for the media, fuelled by politicized religions, and even more so between the religions of the people of the Book and Islam. He never responded to disparagement or evil words. He spoke with his full mouth (was not arrogant), and spoke concisely. Hasan bin Ali (Radiallahu anhu) reported: I inquired from my maternal uncle (Sayyiditina Fatimah Radiallahu anhas step brother) Hind bin Abi Haalah (Radiallahu anhu) about the noble features of the Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). When the hair of Rasulullah (Sallallalhu alaihe wasallallam) was abundant, it used to pass over his ear- lobes). He who first set eyes upon him feared him, but he who associated with him loved him. was needed to do it, then he did not part his hair in the middle. He always looked down. It is stated in the hadeeth under discussion that Sayyidina Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) lived for ten years in Makkah Mukarramah after nubuwwah (prophethood). The portion between his two shoulders was wide. His companions described the beauty of the Prophet (saas) in these terms: The Prophet (saas) had a most handsome constitution. He was cautious about people and on his guard against them, but he did that without averting his face from them or being discourteous. Everything of his noble features was perfect and beautiful. Sayyidina Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was of a medium stature, but slightly taller. He was slightly taller than a man of middle height, but shorter than a tall person. Ruqayyah bint MUHAMMAD 601-624. According to this, the three years between nubuwwah and risaalah have been in the hadeeth under discussion. So the Hilya Sharif would serve as a reminder that we have the Noble Messenger within our homes and within our hearts.. Habib Ali introduced the topic by explaining that four sciences contribute to the study of the Prophet : 1. The hair of Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was neither very straight nor very curly (but slightly wavy). Praise be to Allah, the All-Powerful, the All-Knowing, the All-Wise, the All-Generous, the Noble, the Compassionate Lord, the One who revealed the Wise Remembrance and the Glorious Qur'an to the Envoy, whom He sent to convey the Right Religion and the Straight Path. He concerned himself with them and kept them busy doing things that were good for them and the community. The translation adopted in the description of the eyes has been taken from accepted sayings. Abd-Allah ibn Muhammad; Hind ibn Abi Hala; . 144, The best of drinks to the Messenger of Allah was sweet cold drink.145, The Holy Prophet (saas) said; besides milk there is nothing else that serves the purpose of both milk and water.146. He would say: 'If you see someone in need, fetch him to me.' For if the prohibitions of Allah were transgressed he was among the strongest of them in anger. He was slightly taller than a man of middle height, but shorter than a tall person. I have not seen a braver and stronger man than the Prophet. (Ibn Umar), Shoulder and Chest: The Sahabah (Radiallahu anhum), have done the ummah an immense favour by conveying to them the perfect intrinsic knowledge, as well as the perfect conspicuous elegance and beauty of Sayyidina Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam). Anas bin Malik (Radiallhu Anhu) reports, Rasullullah (Sallallahu alaihe wasallam) was of a medium stature, he was neither very tall nor very short. HERE are many translated example sentences containing "ABI" - english-hindi translations and search engine for english translations. From among all those I had seen, he more or less looked like Dihyah Kalbi., COMMENTARY It is from habits and features that the heart is appeased. It was even like a mirror and white like the moon light His shoulders were wide. Shamaa-il Tirmidhi, Islamic Book Service Publications, New Delhi, 2000, p. 163, 139. 148 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 5JE. Allah manifested that unique feature of the Prophet (saas) with a mark on his body. He was a master and a commander. He remained in Mecca for ten years and in Madnah . When he walked it seemed as if he was descending to a lower place. Inclined to be tall. He had the kindest and best behaviour of all people, being like a father to them. He would not be angry for his own sake or come to his own defence.