The Holy Prophet of Islam

The Life of the Holy Prophet of Islam

The life of the Holy Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah be on him, was a life of grand success. In his high moral qualities, his spiritual power, his high resolve, the excellence and perfection of his teaching, his perfect example and the acceptance of his prayers, in short, in every aspect of his life, he exhibited such bright signs that even a person of low intelligence, provided he is not inspired by unreasonable rancor and enmity, is forced to confess that he was a perfect example of the manifestation of Divine qualities and was a perfect man. (Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani, Al-Hakam, April 10, 1902, p. 5) Read more at ......

What is Islam?


Islam, A name given by Allah to this religion ("This day have I perfected your religion for you and completed My favor upon you and have chosen for you Islam as religion" The Holy Qur'an 5:4), is an Arabic word which literally means obedience and peace. Islam is derived from the Arabic root "Salema": peace, purity, submission and obedience. So 'Islam' would mean the path of those who are obedient to Allah and who establish peace with Him and His creatures. Its follower are called Muslims. Islam is not a new religion. It is, in essence, the same message and guidance which Allah revealed to all prophets before Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. Allah says in the Holy Qur’an:

"Say, 'We believe in Allah and that which has been revealed to us, and that which was revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the tribes, and in that which was given to Moses and Jesus and other Prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them and to Him we submit.'" (The Holy Qur’ân 3-85)

Six main Articles of faith in Islam :

  1. To believe in the Oneness of Allah
  2. To believe in all His Angels
  3. To believe in all His Books
  4. To believe in all His Prophets
  5. To believe in the Day of Resurrection
  6. To believe in the Decree of Allah

The Five Pillars of Islam (Declaration of the Islamic Faith):

In order to enter into the fold of Islam i.e. to be Muslim, one has to know, believe, accept totally and sincerely apply the five basic principles (Pillars) on which Islam is based: Ibn Umar narrated that the Messenger of Allah - Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) said: Islam is based on the following five pillars (principles).

  1. Bearing witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah
  2. Observance of Prayer
  3. Paying Zakat
  4. Fasting during Ramadan
  5. Pilgrimage to the house of Allah


Some Books on Islam:

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