Quranic Proofs for Mawlid

9. The Prophet’s Heart – Allah bless and greet him: “For he it is who hath revealed (this Scripture) to thy heart” (2:97); “that We may strengthen thy heart therewith” (25:32); “The heart lied not (in seeing) what it saw” (53:11).

10. The Prophet’s Character – Allah bless and greet him: “And lo! thou art of a tremendous nature” (68:4).

11. The Prophet’s Face – Allah bless and greet him: “We have seen the turning of thy face” (2:144).

12. The Prophet’s Sight – Allah bless and greet him: “The eye turned not aside nor yet was overbold” (53:17).

13. The Prophet’s Chest – Allah bless and greet him: “let there be no heaviness in thy breast” (7:2).

14. The Prophet’s Life – Allah bless and greet him: “By thy life! (O Muhammad) they move blindly in the frenzy of approaching death” (15:72).

15. The Prophet’s two Eyes – Allah bless and greet the Light and coolness of our eyes: “And strain not thine eyes toward that which We cause some wedded pairs among them to enjoy, the flower of the life of the world” (20:131).

16. The Prophet’s Name – Allah bless and greet him: “And those who believe and do good works and believe in that which is revealed unto Muhammad” (47:2); “Muhammad is not the father of any man among you, but he is the messenger of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets” (33:40); “Muhammad is but a messenger, messengers (the like of whom) have passed away before him” (3:144); “Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. And those with him are hard against the disbelievers and merciful among themselves” (48:29).

17. The Prophet’s Country – Allah bless and greet him: “Nay, I swear by this land – And thou art an indweller of this land” (90:1-2).

18. The Prophet’s Wives – Allah bless and greet him and be well-pleased with all of them: “O ye wives of the Prophet! Ye are not like any other women” (33:32); “The Prophet is closer to the believers than their selves, and his wives are (as) their mothers” (33:6).

19. His Speech – Allah bless and greet him: “Nor doth he speak of (his own) desire” (33:3).

20. His Voice – Allah bless and greet him: “Lift not up your voices above the voice of the Prophet, nor shout when speaking to him” (49:2).

21. His Immunity – Allah bless and greet him: “Allah will protect thee from mankind” (5:67).

22. Obedience to him – Allah bless and greet him: “Whoso obeyeth the messenger obeyeth Allah” (4:80).

23. His Lofty Status among the worlds, before the Prophets and angels, and in the Divine Presence – Allah bless and greet him: “And [have We not] exalted thy fame?” (94:4).



Allah Most High said: “Hast thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the owners of the Elephant? Did He not bring their stratagem to naught, And send against them swarms of flying creatures, Which pelted them with stones of baked clay?, And made them like green crops devoured?” (105:1-5).

This is a great proof mentioned by the late admonisher of the Umma, Shaykh `Abd al-Hamid Kishk of Egypt.

He said that it is established that the Prophet (SAWS) was born in the year of the Elephant; therefore, in addition to being a perpetual reminder of the protection of Allah Most High for His House from Abraha in the time of `Abd al-Muttalib, this Sura also indicates that the Prophet (SAWS) and everything connected with him shall not be resisted but shall conquer, even if “camels” are usually overcome by “elephants” and even with very small means – outwardly – such as the birds’ pelting-stones, which were the size of lentils.

Similarly, Allah Most High has prepared, in His factories, nuclear-like devices of unimaginable destructive power for the enemies of the Prophet (SAWS) in our time and their elephantine armies, who have no idea of what they are challenging.



Allah Most High said: “Lo! Allah and His angels shower blessings on the Prophet. O ye who believe! Ask blessings on him and salute him with a worthy salutation” (33:56).

This is an explicit proof for Mawlid as its main activity is the sending of blessings and salutations on the Best of creation (SAWS) and his Family.

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