|Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) As seen by scholars:|
"MUHAMMAD was born in the full light of history" : Professior Philip K. Hitti in his book "THE HISTORY OF ARABS". Each and every aspects, not only what he said but also what was his posture when he said that is also available to us today, even after 14 centuries. No one till to date is able to point a better person than him to follow. He was the best of the human being who said "Follow Me".
Even his worst enemies never called him a liar, they said "O Muhammad, we do not call you liar, But we deny "Him" who has given you a "Book" (Quran) and inspired you with a "Message")
This page lists the views of the scholars of the world about this Greatest Man.
|"Muhammad (PBUH) is the most successful of all Prophets and religious personalities. But this success was not the result of mere accident. It was not a windfall. It was a recognition of the fact that he was found to be of true mettle by his contemporaries. It was the result of his admirable and all compelling personality."|
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA.
|"Good All This", "The natural voice of humanity of "piety and equity", dwelling in the heart of this wild son (Prophet) of nature speaks"|
|"If Muhammad was alive today,
he would have solved the problems of the world"!
I have the highest regard and reverence for the Holy
Prophet and the Holy Quran. I will assemble at one place
all the eminent scholars and philosophers of the world
and request them to evaluate a procedure and a system
based on the teachings of the Holy Quran, since I strongly
believe that only Quranic teachings alone can bring
real happiness to man kind.
"Europe Is, but a molehill" There never have been any mighty empires, There never have occurred great revolutions. But the "East, where live hundreds of millions of men, is the "cradle of all" faiths, The birth place of all metaphysics.
- NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
|"Principle of Islam that there is no compulsion in religion is well known. Pernicious tenet has been imputed to the Muhammadans, the duly of extirpating all the religions by the sword". This charge of ignorance and bigotry is refuted by the Quran, by the history of Mussalman conquerors and by their public and legal toleration of Christian worship. The greatest success of "Muhammad's life" was effected by the sheer moral force without the stroke of a "sword".|
- GIBBON - a historian
"To the Arabs who would fight for forty years on the slight provocation that a camel belonging to the guest of one tribes had strayed into the grazing land belonging to another tribe and both the sides had fought till they lost 70,000 lives in all, threatening the extinction of both tribes, to such furious Arabs, the "Prophet of Islam" taught, "self-control" and "discipline" to the extend of praying even on the battle field.
The personality of Muhammad (PBUH), it is most difficult
to get into the whole truth of it. Only a glimpse
of it I can catch. What a dramatic succession of picturesque
scenes? "There is Muhammad (PBUH) the Prophet".
"There is Muhammad, the General";: "Muhammad,
the King"; "Muhammad, the Warrior";
"Muhammad, the Businessman"; "Muhammad,
the preacher" ; "Muhammad, the Philosopher";
"Muhammad, the Statesman"; "Muhammad,
the Orator"; "Muhammad, the Reformer";
"Muhammad, the Refuge of Orphans"; "Muhammad,
the Protector of Slaves;" "Muhammad, the
Emancipator of Women;" "Muhammad, the Judge";
"Muhammad, the Saint". And in all these
magnificent roles, in all these departments of human
activities he is alike a hero.
- PROF. K.S.RAMAKRISHNARAO
|"Islam was the first religion
that preached and practiced democracy; for in the mosque,
when the minaret is sounded and the worshippers are
gathered together, "the democracy of Islam"
is embodied "five-times, a day" when the 'peasant'
and 'king' kneel side by side and proclaim "God
alone is great".
"I have been struck over again, and again by this indivisible unity of Islam that makes a man instinctively a brother. When you meet an Egyptian, an Algerian, an Indian and a Turk in London, what matters is that Egypt is the motherland of one and India is the motherland of another"
- SAROJINI NAIDU - The great Poetess of India.
|"Some one has said that Europeans in South Africa dread the advent of Islam that civilized Spain; Islam that took the torch of light to Morocco and preached to the world the Gospel of Brotherhood. The Europeans of South Africa dread the advent of Islam as than may claim equality with the white races. They may well dread it. If brotherhood is a sin, if it is equality of the colored races that they dread, then their dread is well founded".|
|"From the very beginning that
he was unique in his person and behaviors. His whole
nation testified to his truthfulness and sincerity of
purpose. They called him 'Al-Sadiq' - The Truthful and
'Al-Ameen' - the Trustworthy. In all his multifarious
dealings with all sorts of people he was gentle, and
kind, straightforward, and upright. He had sweetness
and charm of his own in his talk and department, he
never indulged in any kind of indecency. He stood aloof
from the feuds and wrangling of his people. On the other
hand, he shared the weal and woes of everyone, and was
always ready to give a helping hand to the needy and
the downtrodden, the helpless and the indigent. Widows
and orphans, slaves and wayfarers. In such a topsy-turvy
world he towered above all. He was a beacon of light
in the vast ocean of darkness spreading all around.
All authorities agree in ascribing to the youth of Mahomet a modesty of department and purity of manners rare among the people of Mecca."
- SIR WILLIAM MUIR (Life of Mahomet").
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