Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Prophet Muhammad as a Baby

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In honor of the Islamic lunar month of Shaban, traditionally touted as the month of the Prophet (peace be upon him), I am sharing some really sweet notes on the development of the Prophet Muhammad as a baby.   These notes are from a class I attended about six months ago with  Ustadha Eiman Sidky.  I wish I could find the book from which she took these pearls, but alas, my notes are lacking the text. If anyone knows, please leave it in the comments, so I can add it! They detail his development from turning over to talking, and as always he was exemplary and above the curve.  I love thinking of his blessed babyhood, and how he was as an infant.  Enjoy!

  • At two months of age he was rolling over already.
  • By four months he was cruising, as in cruising along tables, and other furniture to move from one place to another.
  • He was walking at five months. Can you imagine!?
  • At nine months he was speaking Fus'ha, the elegant and elevated form of Classical Arabic. It is the form that the Qur'an was revealed in. 
  • At ten months, he was able to accurately shoot a bow and arrow, a sign of his piercing intelligence and unwavering focus. May Allah bless him!!
  • And always, before he touched anything, even as an infant, he would utter a 'Bismillah"
Enjoy this month, may it bring you closer to the Prophet and prepare your heart for Ramadan!  Remember all the babies of the ummah in your du'a!

4 comments:

  1. amazing! - endless peace and blessings be upon him and his family. thank you for sharing.

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  2. SubhanAllah! Amazing to read...please could you let me know if you find out the name of the book inshaAllah

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  3. Subhanallah! Jazakallah khair for sharing! I would be interested in the text as well.

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  4. i'm glad you all enjoyed. i will try my hardest to search out the text. thanks for reading!!

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