These lectures are from the Manchester Conference of January 2020.  The topics covered are various, revolving around the Prophet (peace be upon him), his virtues, mannerisms, and life.

Speakers

  • Abu Muadh Taqweem
  • Shaykh Arafaat Al-Muhammadi
  • AbdulHakeem Mitchell
  • Abu Humayd Saalim
  • Shaykh Khalid Dhufairee
  • Abdulillah Lahmami
  • Abu Idrees
  • Abu Hakeem Bilal Davis

 

 

Notes

  • Lesson 1 - A Brief Biography of the Prophet

    The first lecture of the “Life of the Prophet” conference

    – The Importance of Learning about the Prophet Sallalhu Alyhi Wassalam.
    – The belief of the Muslims is that Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) was the man who was sent by Allaah, as the final Prophet to the whole of mankind.
    – He was born in Makkah Saudi Arabia around 570 CE. (Year of the Elephant,on a Monday)
    -His father, Abdullāh died before he was born, and his mother died before he was six.
    -He was brought up by his grandfather Abdul-Muttalib, Once Abdul-Muttalib passed he was then raised by his uncle Abu Talib.
    – Abu Tālib was an important man in Makkah because he was the head of one of the most important clans. A clan was a group of families that were all related to each other (a tribe).
    – Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was born into the Hāshim clan which was part of the Quraysh tribe.
    – This was the ruling tribe of Makkah. Muhammad was the last and the best of all the Prophets of Allaah. The name Muhammad means “the praised”.

  • Lesson 2 - The Pressing & Urgent Need to Study the Seerah

    This is the Second lecture of the “Life of the Prophet”

    Ustaadh Abu Humayd uses Zaadul Ma’aad by ibn Qayyim with the explanation of Shaykh Fawzaan
    Points of benefit
    -Why did Allah choose Muhammad (may Allah raise his rank and grant him peace), as messenger?
    -There is no way to get success, or to know the good from evil, or know the truth, except through the Messenger
    -Shaykh Fawzaan explained the summarised version of this book in 4 years
    -It was Summarised by Shaykhul Islaam Muhammad ibn Abdulwahhaab
    -The events that occurred during the life of the Messenger are tied to the Aqeedah of the Muslims
    -The Salaf only accept the authentic of the Seerah
    -There are ahaadeeth found in the book of Sunnah, the musnad books and the Shamaai’l. The most well known is Shamaa’il Muhammadiyyah by Tirmidhi (this was summarised and checked by Shaykh al-albaani).
    -One of the earliest books on Seerah is the one by Ibn Ishaaq. This was summarised by ibn Hishaam which is well known.
    -This book (zaadul ma’aad) – ibn Qayyim brings points of Aqeedah, Fiqh, Medicine, Linguistics and extracts rulings.
    -The prophet participated in 9 military expeditions
    -The dealings of the prophet with the pagans depending on the situation of the Muslims and their strengths
    -The companions would teach their children, the expeditions of the prophet just as they would teach them a soorah from the Qur’an
    -Learning a seerah gives us an appreciation of the context of the Sharee’ah and it’s intents and purposes
    -The life of the prophet is a miracle
    -Studying the Seerah of the Khulafaa, the rightly guided caliphs.
    -We will be asked about the prophet in the grave

  • Lesson 3 - The Virtue of the Prophet in Leading the Messengers in Prayer

    This is the third lecture of the conference. A tele link by Shaykh Arafaat al-Muhammadi from Madinah, May Allah preserve him and translated by Dr Abdulilah Lahmami

  • Lesson 4 - The Prophet and Proofs of His Prophethood

    This is the Fourth lecture of the “Life of the Prophet” conference. A brief and beneficial Telelink with Shaykh Khalid Dhufairee, may Allah preserve him. Translated by Ustaadh Abdulhakeem Mitchell.

    Proofs of prophethood

    – The truthfulness of the prophet
    – The dua of the prophet being answered, eg when he asked for the mother of Abu Hurairah to be guided to Islam
    – Water coming out of his fingertips on a journey
    – The Qur’an the greatest miracle that no one else can reproduce until now.
    – The splitting of the moon
    – The Israa and Mi’raaj. The night journey.

  • Lesson 5 - Prophet Muhammad a Mercy & Guidance to Mankind

    This is the Fifth lecture of the “Life of the Prophet” conference

    -The prophet should be the one most mentioned in our households
    -Obedience to the Messenger has been mentioned 33 times in the Qur’an
    -We must accept the truth and allow the sunnah judge in our affairs with sincerity
    -The good life can only be attained through answering to Allah and His Messenger, the one who does not answer to the call of Allah and His Messenger has no life.
    -Parents should co-operate in how they bring up their children
    -Have mercy upon your parents, and introduce them to the truth. Make it easy for them to accept it, use wisdom.
    -In every command from Allah and His Messenger, there is good in it. And anything the Allah and His messenger forbid, there is evil in it for us.
    -Abandoning the Sunnah can cast you into the hell fire

  • Lesson 6 - "If You Obey Him, You Will Be Guided" Surah an-Noor 54

    “If You Obey Him, You Will Be Guided” Surah an-Noor 54 – Abu Hakeem | Manchester Conference by Learn About Islam