An in depth biography of Prophet Muhammad by Sheikh Azhar Nasser, presented by WhyQuran. Watch these lectures with video at http://why-quran.org
A detailed narrative on the life and times of the greatest man who ever lived, the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him). Presented by Ahson Syed
From the folks who brought you the Islamic History Podcast, comes a podcast about the Prophet of Islam. In this podcast, we discuss the life of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. We will also cover his family, friends, victories and defeats. This may be the most comprehensive podcast about the life of the Last Messenger of God.
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi gives a detailed analysis of life of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) from the original sources
7 tactics the Quraysh used to attack Prophet Muhammad and his message. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.由Why Quran?
10 reasons why the Quraysh were opposed to Islam Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.由Why Quran?
In the first 5 months of Quranic revelation 46 surahs were revealed, and they highlight the situation of the early Muslims. Sheikh Azhar also describes who the earliest converts were and what the evidence indicates about when Abu Bakr converted to Islam. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A a…
Debunking the story of the Prophet being agitated when the first verse of the Quran was revealed to him. Sheikh Azhar Nasser describes when it happend, the tranquility the prophet felt, and explains how the alternative narrative took root. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of ea…
The angles Allah sent to guide the Prophet Muhammad's spiritual development Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.
The Prophet's adopted son Zaid bin Harithah, the birth of Imam Ali, and of Lady Fatima Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.由Why Quran?
The Prophet's most beloved wife, Khadijah. How they met, got married, and the controversy around her age Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.由Why Quran?
The divine guidance Prophet Muhammad received from childhood, the Sacrilegious wars, and the Fudul Pact made by the Quraysh to uphold justice. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.…
In his early years the prophet Muhammad was looked after by Halima, his mother Amina, his grandfather Abdul Mutalib, and his uncle Abu Talib. Sheikh Azhar talks describes each of them and the level to which they believed in his greatness even from childhood, comparing Sunnia and Shia views on them. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch t…
Soon after his birth, the Prophet Muhammad went to live with the bedouins and his wet nurse Halima. Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class. Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available here.由Why Quran?
This lecture covers: The marriage of the prophet's parents, Abdullah and Aminah Abdullah's death The birth of the Prophet Muhammad Lecture notes available here. Subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class.
The political, economic, social, and religious climate of the Arabs during the 200 years of the age of ignorance, also known as the time of jahiliyya, described by Sheikh Azhar Nasser Lecture notes can be downloaded here
A governor tries to destroy the Kaaba with his army of elephants, but Abdul Muttalib trusts Allah to protect his own house由Why Quran?
The Prophet Muhammad's grandfather, Abdul Muttalib, rediscovers the well of Zamzam after it was lost for centuries
Were all of Prophet Muhammad's ancestors Muslims? Did any prophet have disbelieving parents? Sheikh Azhar Nasser explains the views of both Shia and Sunni scholars.由Why Quran?
How was the biography of the Prophet compiled? Who collected the details and why are there conflicting accounts about his seerah? Sheikh Azhar investigates the differences between the sources.由Why Quran?
This is the final episode of the Seerah series. In this episode, we'll discuss the members of the Prophet's household.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
In this episode, we discuss the final days of the Prophet's life and his death.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
We're getting closer to the end of the Prophet's life. In this episode, we discuss some of the early fractures in the growing Islamic state, primarily the rise of three false prophets.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Wrapping up the ninth year of the Hijrah with several stories of delegations, revelations, and stories.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The story of Adi ibn Hatim.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Ka'b ibn Malik was one of three righteous Muslims who did not participate in the Battle of Tabuk. Unlike the hypocrites, these three men did not make up an excuse for the Prophet.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Completing the story of the Battle of Tabuk..which wasn't much of a battle at all. However, many interesting things took place while the Muslim army hiked north to Syria.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Prophet prepares for the Battle of Tabuk Rumors were circulating that the Byzantines were preparing to invade The Prophet called on the Muslims to contribute to the war effort Many of the hypocrites dragged their feet in this effort由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Now beginning the 9th year of the Hijrah This year is known as the Year of Delegations Over 70 delegations from around Arabia came to Medina One of the most important delegations came from the Thaqif clan由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
After the Battle of Hunayn is won, it's time to divide the spoils of war. The Hawazin accept Islam Malik ibn Awf accepts Islam The Prophet reconciles the hearts of his former enemies The Ansars learn their true place in Islam The Prophet and his companions return to Medina由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Nearby tribes are scared the Muslim will attack them next They organize a preemptive strike to drive the Muslims out of Mecca At first, the pagan tribes are winning, but the Muslims soon rally由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Excerpt from the Prophet's speech: O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Muslim emissary to the Ghassanid tribe of Jordan is killed. The Prophet organizes a force of 3000 men. The Muslim forces are nearly destroyed. Khalid ibn Waleed earns his nickname "Sword of Allah."由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Prophet and his companions return to Mecca to make Umrah (the Minor Pilgrimage) We will also cover various minor events to close out the 7th year of the Hijrah.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Prophet leads the Muslims in the Battle of Khaibar Khaibar was a collection of several settlements north of Medina The Muslims were victorious and accumulated a large amount of wealth Jaffar ibn Abi Talib and other migrants to Abyssinia returned to Medina由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah has brought peace between the Muslims and the Quraish. Now the Prophet has the opportunity to spread Islam using peaceful means. He begins by sending emissaries to the regional powers of the area.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah The Prophet decides to make Umrah (the minor pilgrimage) The Quraish block his access to Mecca The Quraish and the Prophet negotiate a peace treaty由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
We begin the sixth year of the Hijrah and discuss two minor expeditions. The Expedition of Banu Lihyan The Expedition of Dhu Qurad由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Battle of the Trench is over but the fighting is not done. In this episode, the Prophet must now deal with Banu Quraydah who betrayed the Muslims at their of need. This episode covers: The siege of Banu Quraydah The judgement of Banu Quraydah The harsh punishment of Banu Quraydah由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Battle of the Trench is underway and Medina is put to siege. In this episode, we'll the following: How the Muslims survived this difficult time Some of the heroic feats during the battle How Prophet Muhammad (with Allah's help) broke the alliance and the siege由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Prophet (pbuh) and his companions continue their preparations for the approaching allied armies. Here's what we'll cover in this episode: The details about the digging of the trench Some miracles that occurred while digging the trench The Prophet learns of Banu Quraidah's betrayal.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
It's now the fifth year of the Hijrah. This will be a turning point for the Muslims in Medina. The Prophet's marriage to Zaynab bint Jahsh The political dealings behind the Battle of the Trench A little background on the companion, Salman al-Farisi由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
A look at some of the final events of the 4th year of the Hijrah including: The Prophet's marriage to Zaynab bint Kuzaymah The Prophet's marriage to Umm Salamah Two minor expeditions由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
More events from the fourth year of the Hijrah. Once again, the Prophet sends a group of companions to teach a pagan tribe about Islam. And once again, he's betrayed. This leads to a confrontation between the Prophet and the Jewish tribe of Banu Nadir.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
A few events from the fourth year of the Hijrah. The Prophet sends six companions to teach a pagan tribe about Islam but they are betrayed. In retaliation, the Prophet sent an assassin to Mecca.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
A brief review of some interesting events from the Battle of Uhud.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Battle of Uhud The death of Hamza ibn Abdul Muttalib由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The assassination of two enemies of Islam The Prophet's marriage to Hafsah bint Umar ibn al-Khattab The buildup to the Battle of Uhud由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
In this episode we will discuss the following topics: The aftermath of Badr The reaction in Mecca The captives of Badr The Expedition against Banu Qaynuqah Other minor events of the second year of the Hijrah由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
The Battle of Badr由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Discussing the events that led to the Battle of Badr.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
In this episode we'll discuss the following: The politics of Medina The Aws and Khazraj tribes of Medina Dealing with the hypocrites The Jewish tribes of Medina由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
In this class we'll cover the following topics: The establishment of Medina Building the first Masjid The Muhajir meet the Ansar由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
In today’s class, we’re going to discuss the following topics: The Prophet and his companions prepare for the Hijrah. The story of Shuaib Al-Rumi. The Quraish attempts to stop the migration. The migration of Prophet Muhammad and Abu Bakr. The Prophet's intelligence network and espionage activities.由Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail