2 Outline Timeline He is the role model for people His daily life
3 Timeline BIRTH 571 CE 6: Mother dies 8:Grandfather dies 25:Marriage w/Khadijah 40:First revelation 50:Year of sorrow-Boycott 53:Migration to Madinah Conq. of Mecca Farewell address 577 579 610 620 596 622 AGE: 63 630 632 Death 632 CE 23 years
4 His Example for People 33.21. Assuredly you have in God’s Messenger an excellent example to follow for whoever looks forward to God and the Last Day, and remembers and mentions God much.
5 A Day in the Life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) With the Holy Qur’an With supplication With prayer With his family With his companions and social life
6 Prophet’s (pbuh) Worship Life About 1/3 of every day spent in individual or congregational prayers. –S–Supplication –R–Recitation –R–Reflection –M–Meditation –R–Ritual prayer –R–Remembrance –P–Prayers on occasions
7 Prophet Muhammad’s Daily Qur’an From the time the Qur’an was revealed to the Messenger of Allah, they were inseparable He has many sayings that encourage reading the Qur’an. Just as he liked to read The Qur’an he also liked to listen to it.
8 Prophet Muhammad’s Daily Supplications As the Quran also says his life was full of supplications Examples: When he wakes up in the morning When he is dressing When he is eating When entering the mosque After the call to prayer When entering & leaving the house When entering the restroom When traveling After prayer/remembrance When it is evening time Before sleeping Night & dawn time ………
9 His Daily Prayer (pbuh) What was his point of view on prayer? The prayer is worship that is constantly recited by all beings through their tongues of disposition. The prayer is the pillar of religion. The prayer is the ascension of a believer. Every human has a passion, mine is prayer. To pray five times every day is to get rid of your sins.
10 Some Examples of His Prayer Hadith narrated from Aisha (r.a.) And from Abdullah Bin Mes’ud
11 His Day with His Family Prophet Muhammed was a perfect human being. Because he was a human being, he got married and had a family and had relatives as well. The Messenger of God Almighty, never forgot his family in his daily life. He would try to feed his family with all his money.
12 With His Companions and Social Life He (pbuh) set aside about seven hours each day being with his companions and doing his daily work. Such as: TT rading. GG iving gifts and charity. LL istening to the problems of his peoples and being a judge for them. AA ttending weddings, funerals etc… HH osting foreign guests, talking to them and answering their questions. …….
13 Categorization of Prophet’s (pbuh) activities ActivityCategoryTime Ablution & Morning prayerWorship1 Supplication and remembranceWorship1 Conversation with companions Community Affairs1 Late morning prayerWorship0.5 Family time (breakfast?)Family time2 NapRest0.5 Noon prayerWorship0.75 Visits to companions, daily activities, official tasks, transcription of the revelation, hosting guests Community Affairs3
14 ActivityCategoryTime Afternoon prayerWorship0.5 Brief restRest0.5 Family time 1 Evening prayerWorship0.75 Conversation with female family members, female companionsFamily time2 Night prayerWorship1 [Community/state affairs] Community Affairs 1 RestingRest3.5 Early morning prayerWorship3 Chores such as mending shoes, dress, milking sheep, feeding cattle/scheep, cleaningPersonal1 TOTAL24
15 Quiz! Which one do you think is mostly done in Prophet Muhammad’s daily life? a -War b -Worship c -Socializing d -Traveling
16 Answer! Let us find out the answer later in our presentation.
17 A Typical Day in Prophet’s (pbuh) Life Breakdown of time spent in various Activities in a typical day of Prophet Muhammed (Peace and blessings be upon him)
18 Thank You Questions and comments are welcome Resources: Daily life of the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) [Prof. Dr. A. Hakim Yuce] www.fgulen.org The Messenger of God [M. Fethullah Gulen]
19 BIRTH 571 CE 6: Mother dies 8:Grandfather dies 25:Marriage w/Khadijah 40:First revelation 50:Year of sorrow-Boycott 53:Migration to Madinah Conq. of Mecca Farewell address 577579610620596622 AGE: 63 630 632 Timeline 23 years