The Prophetic Pace: in Between Running and Running Late
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Fatma Bayram

In the present day and age, which is characterised as one in which the slow fish is eaten by the big fish, the state of those who figuratively carry five or ten watermelons under their arm,...

Friday, July 28, 2017

Why Give the Name Muhammad?
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A common belief is that names have an effect on one's character. Why do people who believe this frequently choose names like Muhammad, or other names that were used to refer to Prophet Muhammad?

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Names and Attributes of Prophet Muhammad in Divan Literature
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Emine Yeniterzi, PhD

Asma al-Nabi, which refers to the names and attributes of Prophet Muhammad, comprises one of the rich genres of our classical literature that is in fact intertwined with religious culture. Similar to "Asma al-Husna" (The Most Beautiful Names), a poetic genre in which the names of Allah are collectively given, there has risen the tradition of gathering together the names of the Prophet in separate works of either prose or poetry,

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Mercy and Compassion Embraced Everyone
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

In order to understand to what degree the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is a mercy ("We sent you as a mercy to the world" Al-Anbiya 107), it is necessary to take a look at the situation of the world before him. When the Prophet was still in his twenties, he participated in the Hilfu'l-Fudul which had been founded for the purpose of struggling against injustice, and he took an active role in it.

Friday, June 7, 2013

The Kindness of the Prophet Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Editor

One of the most highly misunderstood and misconstrued aspects of our faith is our relationship with the Prophet Muhammad. Hence, I would like to embark on a humble project to shed some light on the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad and how he embodied them during his lifetime.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The Prophet's Last Smile
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Yıldız Ramazanoğlu

Even God’s Messenger, who said, “If you knew what I know, you would laugh little and weep much,” laughed at times. In actual fact, his face would light up with his smile and mercy, like the precious stone, mother-of-pearl.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Prophetic Portrait: The Hilya in Calligraphy
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Denoting ‘quality, characteristic or form’, as well as ‘decoration or ornament,’ hilya, within the Islamic context, refers to the literary genre which elaborates on the features and merits of the Prophet Muhammad. Also known with the titles ‘Portrait of Happiness’ and..

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The Real Meaning of the Relics of Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Ali Rıza Demircan

Contrary to certain claims, it is generally known that donning a beard for a man is a characteristic of Muslim identity associated with merit and piety, a tradition established by the Prophet Muhammad himself, which many Muslim men follow to this very day. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Devotion of Youth to Prophet Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Editor

Muhammad is loved by all Muslims. Affection and affinity shown towards him is not limited with any geography or time period and this is proven over and over again by history. We have come to an awareness of this fact once again by the letters sent to the children's section of The letters we chose randomly among the thousands sent indicate that the Prophet is still an example and a role model for today's children and youth, and that they have great affection and longing for him although they have not seen him.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Supplications often recited by Prophet Muhammad
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It has often been said that each and every facet of the Prophet Muhammad's life entailed supplication and entreaty to God. The following is a brief compilation of supplications recited often by the Prophet.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Professor Hayrettin Karaman answers your questions about Ramadan and fasting
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Islamic jurist and Professor Hayrettin Karaman will be answering questions that you have regarding fasting and the month of Ramadan throughout this holy month. If you happen to have questions to which you can’t find answers below, then please send your questions to Mr. Karaman at

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sources that relate the names of Prophet Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Editor

ImageCan you give us some information about the sources that relate the names of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The names and attributes of Prophet Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Editor

ImageIt is stated in one hadith that calamities, illnesses, troubles, the evil-eye, jealousy, sorcery, fire and the collapse of residence will befall those who write, read or display on their walls the names and attributes of Prophet Muhammad. How true is this?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Muhammad as a Model of Virtue
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Ayse Sıdıka Oktay, PhD

Our Prophet's being an example of virtue necessitates his being a model for living and applying moral values. By personally living these values as a human being and by demonstrating them in a tangible way, he became a model for us.

Friday, March 5, 2010

The Ideal Human Type in a Society of Ignorance: Muhammad Al-Amin
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Ali Murat Daryal, PhD

After Prophet Muhammad became an active member of the society where he passed his childhood, he began to be uncertain about everything in the society. These doubts prevented him from accepting all the customs and behavior in that society which had been passed down from generation to generation and applying them in his own life.

Friday, March 5, 2010

The Sunna as the Basis of Islamic Ethical Teaching
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / Kemal Sandıkçı, PhD

Islamic morality is aimed at the individual forming a just and honest personality in general and a “Muslim identity” in particular. The only guide to this morality is the life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). It is an undeniable fact that the sunnah (practices) of Prophet Muhammad is an important factor in forming such a Muslim identity.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Religious Practices of Prophet Muhammad
Lastprophet.Info / The Person / İbrahim Bayraktar, PhD

Even though the basis of piety is faith, the presence of faith within the heart can only be solidified by acts of religious practices. Man was essentially created to worship Allah. As is known, another source of Islamic ruling is the religious practices of Prophet Muhammad.

Friday, March 5, 2010

عن أبي هُرَيْرَةَ ـ رضى الله عنه قَالَ:
قَبَّلَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الْحَسَنَ بْنَ عَلِيٍّ وَعِنْدَهُ الأَقْرَعُ بْنُ حَابِسٍ التَّمِيمِيُّ جَالِسًا‏.‏ فَقَالَ الأَقْرَعُ إِنَّ لِي عَشَرَةً مِنَ الْوَلَدِ مَا قَبَّلْتُ مِنْهُمْ أَحَدًا‏.‏ فَنَظَرَ إِلَيْهِ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ثُمَّ قَالَ ‏"‏ مَنْ لاَ يَرْحَمُ لاَ يُرْحَمُ ‏"‏‏
God's Messenger kissed Al-Hasan bin Ali (his grandchild) while Al-Aqra' bin Habis At-Tamim was sitting beside him. Al-Aqra said, "I have ten children and I have never kissed anyone of them", God's Messenger cast a look at him and said, "Whoever is not merciful to others will not be treated mercifully." (Bukhari, Good Manners and Form (Al-Adab), 18)

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