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Everybody thinks of Muhammad (S)
By:Dr. Shabbir
Date: Thursday, 20 May 2010, 9:04 pm
In Response To: "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day" (M.Rafi)

The exalted Prophet Muhammad stood at such a high station of nobility and greatness that some unfortunate people become envious and try to derive pleasure in deriding the impeccable personality.

Allah has made him beyond reproach by naming him RAHMATALLIL'AALAMEEN.

The fortunate ones try to make him as their ideal.

Surah 73. Al-Muzammil – The Great Caravan Leader

[Author’s Note] This is the 73rd Surah of the Qur’an. It has 20 verses. ‘Zameel’ = A close companion. ‘Tazmeel’ = Selecting the best companions. Al-Muzammil denotes the most competent selector of virtuous human beings. He admits the best into his company and takes them along toward a Noble Mission. He is a great leader.

Unfortunately, Al-Muzammil has been given a very feeble translation in most works as someone who is shivering and covering himself in a blanket! How do such grievous insults endure? - Because of the conjectural drama of “Shan-e-Nuzool”. Historians and traditionalists first come up with or follow a fabricated account of some event that “caused the revelation” of such and such verse. Then they try to conform the meaning of that particular verse to that supposed “event”. The later Mullahs keep the myth alive by repeating it through their mouths and pens. This is only one of the ways the Qur’an is made Mahjoor, left alone as a disabled slave of tradition! (25:30)

Surah 74. Al-Muddaththir – Founder of the Benevolent Order

[Author’s Note] This is the 74th Surah of the Qur’an. It has 56 verses. Like the previous Surah, Al-Muddaththir is usually given a very feeble meaning unbecoming of the exalted Prophet - that Al-Muddaththir is the man who cloaks himself in hiding. In fact, it is a title of great honor.

Muddaththir signifies a man who sets things in order beyond regional and spatial boundaries.. It also indicates a man of impeccable character. In addition, it refers to a fearless rider who jumps upon a moving horse. Keeping all these meanings in mind Al-Muddaththir is the title of Muhammad (S) - A man of flawless character who has been entrusted with setting the house of humanity to order. And He will do it fast (jumping on the moving horse). The matchless personality of the exalted Prophet was entrusted with establishing a most Benevolent Social Order in the world. He achieved the results with lightening speed and the entire humanity since then has been consciously or unconsciously moving along with the Qur’anic Principles.

This Surah has the characteristic of embracing almost all the basic tenets of Islam, giving us a glimpse of the Big Picture of the Qur’an.

With the Glorious Name of God, the Instant and Sustaining Source of all Mercy and Kindness

74:1 O You founder of the most Benevolent Order!
74:2 Rise up to the occasion and post danger signs on the highway of Life.
74:3 Establish the greatness of your Lord on earth!
74:4 Keep a spotless character! [Literally but erroneously here, purify your garments]
74:5 Leave alone the opponents. And leave alone friends who are unable to stand up straight in one motion. (‘Rujz’ = A neurological disease in the cattle and camels that prevents them from rising from a sitting position to standing in one smooth, quick and sharp movement).
74:6 Covet not material gains and give your wealth and person selflessly. [30:39, 76:9]
74:7 And be steadfast for the Mission of your Sustainer.

Messages In This Thread

"Everybody Draw Mohammed Day"
M.Rafi -- Thursday, 20 May 2010, 2:27 pm
Everybody thinks of Muhammad (S)
Dr. Shabbir -- Thursday, 20 May 2010, 9:04 pm