Who Named The Holy Prophet ﷺ 'Muhammad' ?

Do you Know?

Muhammad Safdar Ali Attari Al-Madani

Question 1: Who named the Holy Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم ‘Muhammad’?

Answer: His grandfather Abdul Muttalib. (Tareekh Madinah Dimashq, vol. 3, p. 32)

Question 2: Who invented the sewing of clothes?

Answer: Sayyiduna Idrees عَـلَيْـهِ الـسَّـلَام. (Jami’-ul-Usool fi Ahadees-ur-Rasool, vol. 12, p. 165)

Question 3: Before the proclamation of Prophethood, in which cave would the Holy Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم go to worship?

Answer: The Cave of Hira. (Bukhari, vol. 1, p. 7, Hadees: 3)

Question 4: Who is the person who shares in the sin of every unjust killing on the earth?

Answer: Qabeel, as he committed the first ever murder. (Ibn-e-Majah, vol. 3, p. 260, Hadees 2616)

Question 5: Which attributes of the Blessed Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم was Sayyidatuna Khadijah رَضِیَ اللهُ عَنْهَا impressed with?

Answer: With trustworthiness, honesty and good manners. (Seerat-e-Halbiyah, vol. 1, p. 200)

Question 6: On what four occasions did Satan weep whilst screaming out loud?


1.   When he was cursed from the court of Allah Almighty.

2.   When he was sent down to earth.

3.   At the arrival of the Noble Messenger صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم.

4.   When Surah Al-Fatihah was revealed. (Hilya-tul-Awliya, vol. 3, p. 341, Hadees: 4209)

Question 7: On the Day of Judgement, what will the Holy Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم be riding upon?

Answer: On the Buraaq. (Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4, p. 135, Hadees 4780)




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