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Seerah of the Prophet ﷺ

Trace the life history of our beloved prophet Muhammad ﷺ from the days before the advent of Islam; known as the time of ignorance.

The Seerah of the Prophet 

The course follows his birth and upbringing through to his recieving of prophethood, the spread of Islam in Makkah and the immigration to Madinah including his many struggles and battles. The life of the Prophet ﷺ is both inspirational and emotive and is yet full of lessons and anecdotes that continue to unravel themselves to us to this day. Studying the life of the Prophet ﷺ is an absolute must for everyone.

  • The definition of seerah.
  • The importance of seerah.
  • The sources of seerah.
  • The top scholars of seerah
  • The best books about seerah

From Ibrahim (as) to the birth of Mohammad (saw)- (2500 years)

  • The birth of Ibrahim عليه السلام and his childhood.
  • His journey to Palestine and Egypt
  • His journey to Arabia
  • The Sacrifice
  • The marriage of Ismail
  • The rebuilding of Al-Ka`bah
  • Jurhum ruled Mekkah
  • The war between Jurhum and khuza`h
  • Introducing the idols and the beginning of sherk
  • The story of Qusai bin Kelab
  • The story of Abd Manaf, Hashem,Abdul-Muttaleb
  • The story of Zamzam, and Abdul-Muttaleb `s oath
  • The Sacrifice with Abdullah
  • The death of Abdullah
  • The story of Tubba`
  • The story of the boy and the king
  • The people of the elephant

From the birth till revelation – (40 years)

  • The prophet’s birth
  • His babyhood
  • His story with Bahirah, the monk
  • His youth
  • His marriage to Khadijah
  • Quick look at the prophet’s house
  • Rebuilding Al-ka’bah
  • Quick look at the history of Al-Ka’bah
  • Just before prophethood

From revelation till migration – (13 years)

Stage one (the secret da’wa):

  • The early revelation
  • The early muslims

Stage two (the open da’wa):

  • On the mountain of As-Safa
  • An advisory council to debar pilgrims from the prophet
  • The persecution
  • The first migration to Abyssinia
  • Omar became a muslim
  • The general social boycott
  • The year of sadness

Stage three (da’wa outside mekkah):

    • His journey to At-Taef)
    • The amassing night’s journey
    • offering Islam to the tribes
    • Aqaba pledges
    • Migration of the prophet (Al-Hejra)

From migration till death – (10 years)

Stage one (the defence stage):

  • Building The new Islamic society
  • The battles Pre Badr
  • Battle of Badr the great
  • The battles and the incidents between Badr and Uhud
  • The battle of Uhud
  • The battles and the incidents between Uhud and Al-Khandaq
  • The battle of Al-Khandaq

Stage two (The offensive stage):

  • The battle of Bani Quraizah
  • The battle of Bani Al-Mustaliq
  • Al-Hudaibiyah treaty

Stage three (the international da’wa):

  • The letters to the kings
  • The conquest of Khaibar
  • The compensatory umra
  • The battle of Mu’tah
  • Breaking Al-hudaibiyah treaty
  • The conquest of Makkah

Stage four (the final stage):

    • The battle of Hunain
    • The battle of Tabuk
    • The delegations
    • The Farewell
    • The start of the illness
    • The death of the prophet
    • The burial and farewell preparation to his honourable body
    • The end and the conclusion.

Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ismail Bhuta

Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ismail Bhuta was born into a scholarly family in West Sussex, UK. He grew up in London under the guidance of his father, Shaykh Ismail Bhuta and his elder brother Shaykh Abdul Mateen. He started learning Islam at a young age. After completing his secondary school education and basic Islamic studies he travelled to South Africa and enrolled at the distinguished Islamic seminary, Dar al-Uloom Azaadville, Johannesburg, where he undertook a six year Intensive study of various traditional Islamic Sciences.

He graduated with distinction having received authorisations in various books including the six major collections of Hadith. After returning to the UK he travelled to Syria and furthered his knowledge and experience by benefiting from the academic lectures of many scholars there.

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