The Semitic Prophets

Why do we know about maximum 30-40 Prophets whereas we know that the world had seen 124,000 Prophets since its inception. Even Quran is silent about rest of the Prophets?

Second, an automatic question of why all Prophets came in an around a particular geographical area, I mean Arab peninsula. Why not in China, Canada or South America?

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The Prophet (sws) And Magic

Did the Prophet (sws) ever remain under a magical spell?

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Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani In The Qur’an

For your consideration, I will present to you some verses of Quran which Ahmadis believe refer to Ghulam Ahmad. But as I said before, the Jews deny the verses in Taurah which refer to Muhammad (sa), and the Muslims deny the verses in Quran which refer to Ghulam Ahmad.

I am not going to give you the Ahmadi translation of these verses, I am going to give you a word for word translation of these verses:

He it is Who raised among the unlettered ones a Messenger from among themselves, he recites upon them His Signs, and purifies them, and teaches them the Book and Wisdom, and before that they were in clear error; And others from them who have not yet joined them. And He is the Mighty, the Wise. [Quran 62:2-3]

In the above verses, Quran 62:2 says that Allah raised His messenger and this messenger purified the Unlettered (Arabs), and taught them the Book and Wisdom, while they were in clear error before.

But then Quran 62:3 says that this process will be repeated with others who have not yet joined the Arabs. Everybody knows that during the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad (sa), the message of Islam only extended meaningfully or sweepingly to the lands of Arabia, and even in Arabia there was not absolute dominance of Islam. Therefore, it seems that the process where Allah's messenger would purify these non-Arabs and teach them the Book and Wisdom would happen sometime after Muhammad's (sws) death. But who would do this task? Quran, as I said before, does not explicitly name or identify anybody, and this verse is somewhat mysterious.

Because this verse is not explicitly explained by Allah Himself in Quran, I think it's fair to present an explanation reported from Muhammad (sws) in Sahih Bukhari. Abu Hurairah (ra) asked him about who Quran 62:3 referred to, and Muhammad (sws) answered that if faith leaves the Earth, then a Persian man or Persian people would bring faith back to Earth.

Therefore, although 62:3 talks of Allah's messenger teaching the book to another people, clearly Prophet Muhammad (sws) regarded this verse as a prophecy about the distant future, when faith would leave the Earth, and he said that this prophecy would be fulfilled by a Persian or Persians.

Ghulam Ahmad (as) was of persian descent.

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Status Of The Prophet Muhammad (sws)

What is the factual position when people say that Muhammad (sws) is the beloved of Allah and the leader of the Prophets and Messengers?

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Teachings Of The Holy Quran Regarding Sunnah

Mention the occasions in the Holy Quran where Allah Almighty has commanded His servants to follow the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (sws).

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Revelation To The Non-Prophetic Figures

Are there any individuals other than the Prophets who received the Divine guidence?

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Noah’s (sws) Age

The Holy Qur'an states that Noah (sws) preached for almost nine and a half centuries. I believe that average life and physical body traits of mankind has always been the same. A difference of five to ten years is understandable. But what the traditions report about the body structure of Awj b. Aunuq seems far beyond the reality. We can deny it because it has not been affirmed by the Holy Qur'an. But the life span of Noah (sws) has been recorded by the Holy Qur'an which cannot be questioned in any condition. Did all of his disciples live such a long life? Were they like us in their heights or was there some difference? I think that Noah (sws) lived almost five thousand years ago. Four or five thousand years have no significance in the long history of the world and the universe. It does not seem reasonable that five thousand years ago man lived as long as one thousand years. The Holy Qur'an does not say any such thing about any other Messenger of God.

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Milaad Celebrations

What is your opinion about milaad (Celebrating the Prophet’s (sws) Birthday)?

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Significance Of Seeing The Holy Prophet (sws) In Dreams

I would like to have the privilege of the Ziyarat of Holy Prophet (sws) in my dream. I would just like to add that I have had mystical/spiritual experiences in the past. But this seems to be the goal of my mystical life.

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Does The Prophet (sws) Respond To Us?

Is it correct that the Prophet (sws) answers those who send blessings on him in the grave. I have been told that the Prophet (sws) himself has said that whenever someone invokes Allah’s blessings for him, Allah returns the soul to his body until he replies to his salutation. Is the Hadith authentic?

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Culmination Of The Institution Of Prophethood

I believe in finality of prophethood, and I have read the same from Ghamdi Sahib's Meezan, but one of my friends believes that prophethood has not terminated on Muḥammad (sws). He says BAB and BAHULLAH are the prophets who followed Muhammad. He gives following verse of the Qur’an in support of his argument:

O children of Adam: If there comes to you Messengers from amongst you, reciting to you, My verses, then whosoever becomes pious and righteous, on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve. (al-A’raaf 35)

He claims that the verse quoted above clearly shows continuity of prophethood for ever. Please comment.

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Does The Prophet (sws) Listen And Respond To Our Greetings?

Is it correct that the Prophet (sws) answers those who send blessings on him in the grave? I have been told that the Prophet (sws) himself has said that whenever someone invokes Allah’s blessings for him, Allah returns the soul to his body until he replies to his salutation. Is the Hadīth authentic?

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A Qur’anic Verse Regarding The Offspring Of The Prophet (sws)

Dear Sir,

The Holy Qur’an states:

Muhammad (SAW) is not the father of any man amongst you, but he is the Prophet of Allah and khatam-al-nabiyyīn. (Q 33:40)

Kindly explain if he is not the father of any male child or man, then how could we justify the birth of His son who died in infancy? Your guidance in the matter shall be highly appreciated.


M. Atif Ghouri

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رحمۃ للعالمین

سورہ انبیاء کی آیت ''وما ارسلناک الا رحمة للعالمین'' کا وہ ترجمہ جو عزت مآب غامدی صاحب کرتے ہیں ، لکھ دیجیے۔اور اگر وہ حضور کو رحمت تصور کرتے ہیں تو ہم درود اور تشہد میں اُن پر رحمت بھیجنے کی دعا کیوں مانگتے ہیں ؟


ابراہیم علیہ السلام اللہ کے رسول تھے۔ يا نبی ؟

چند سوالات پیش خدمت ہیں۔ ١۔ منہج انقلاب نبوی میں ہے کہ ابراہیم علیہ السلام اللہ کے رسول تھے۔ قرآن میں کہاں پر ان کو اللہ کا رسول کہا گیا ہے۔ قرآن میں سورہ مریم میں ان کو اللہ کا نبی کہا گیا ہے۔ برائے مہربانی واضح کریں کہ آپؑ صرف نبی تھے یا رسول بھی تھے؟ ٢۔ قرآن مجید میں ہے کہ حقا علینا نصر المومنین، تو پھر کیا نبی مومن نہیں ہوتا کہ وہ قتل ہو جاتا ہے؟میرے خیال میں تو مومنوں سے بھی برتر ہوتا ہے۔ اگر اللہ کے نبی مومن ہونے کے باوجود قتل ہو سکتے ہیں تو کیا رسول کے لیے قتل ہونے کا امکان پیدا نہیں ہو جاتا؟ برائے مہربانی وضاحت فرمائیں۔


نبی اور رسول میں فرق

میں نے غامدی صاحب کے ایک بیان میں نبی اور رسول کے مابین فرق کو بیان کرتے ہوئے سنا ہے۔ اور میں اپنے علم میں مزید اضافے کے لیے یہ پوچھنا چاہتا ہوں کہ وہ کون سے ۲۶ پیغمبر ہیں جن کا قرآن میں ذکر آیا ہے جنہیں رسول کہا گیا ہے؟ دوسرا یہ کہ حضرت عیسیٰؑ بھی رسول تھے پھر کیوں وہ اپنی زندگی میں اپنے مخالفین سے جیت نہیں پائے؟ برائے مہربانی وضاحت فرمائیں۔


کیا اللہ کے رسول قتل ہو سکتے ہیں؟

"رسول کبھی قتل نہیں ہوا البتہ نبی قتل ہوئے ہیں"، یہی فقرہ اکثر جاوید احمد غامدی صاحب اور ان کے دیگر ہم نظریہ علماء کی تحریروں میں ملاحظہ کیا جاتا ہے۔ قرآن پاک میں تقریباً ۵ موقعوں پر نصوص موجود ہے کہ بنی اسرائیل نے رسولوں کی تکذیب کی اور ان کو قتل کیا۔ نبی صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم کے بارے میں یہ الفاظ بھی استعمال ہوئے ہیں کہ"اگر یہ قتل ہو جائیں تو"۔ اگر آپ کا جواب یہ ہے کہ یہاں پر قتل کا احتمال بیان ہو رہا ہے تو پھر احتمال ان کے فوت ہونے کے بارے میں بھی موجود ہے۔ برائے مہربانی تفصیلی وضاحت فرمائیے۔


Regarding true dreams

I have a question regarding true dreams. I myself have experienced true dreams especially after I changed and came close towards Allah. I started experiencing true dreams first precisely when I prayed istikhara and I myself have experienced how the Almighty guides you. Each of the dreams that I saw as a warning happened to be true and I got to experience His miracles. But aren't true dreams a part of prophethood? There is even a Hadith about it. But in that sense shouldn't only the believers have it? However I have seen numerous of people coming from different faiths who say they experienced warning dreams or others that came true. How true is the fact that we need to be a believer to be able to experience this leftover of prophethood? Why does Allah guide those people aswell who are not as close to Him?

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