Tuesday 20130212 – In this amazing series, Ml Dawood Seedat brings alive the beautiful and extraordinary qualities of our master and leader, Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam. In this podcast, Moulana discussed the forbearance, the tolerance of Rasulullah Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam.
Moulana explained the definition of forbearance; a person abstains from enforcing what is due to him. This, so aptly, describes this remarkable and rare quality of the final Messenger of Allah Ta`ala, Muhammad Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam. He was forbearing, tolerant, patient, moderate and very lenient.
Whether the Muslims were a small minority or whether it was during the glory days of Madinah or the Conquest of Makkah, Muhammad Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam never took revenge upon those who harmed him personally. However, when the Deen of Allah was threatened or when the Laws of Allah were flouted, he, Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam, reacted.
By way of example, Moulana cited the incident of a Jewish lady who would litter the footpath of Muhammad Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam and would often throw thorns or sharp objects. Rather than taking revenge, Muhammad Sallallahu’Alayhi Wa Sallam visited her when she fell ill…
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