Virtues of Apostle of God
By Ayesha Ahmed
are some of the many great virtues of apostle of God.
was very humble. He was the caliph of all Muslims yet he would randomly
visit a Muslim’s wife for head scratch/ lice check, meals, or
Bukhari, Volume 9, Book 87,
Anas bin Malik:
Apostle used to visit Um Haram bint Milhan she was the wife of 'Ubada bin
As-Samit. One day the Prophet visited her and she provided him with food
and started looking for lice in his head. Then Allah's Apostle slept and
afterwards woke up smiling.
OF HIS WORD
the 50 year old apostle married the 6 year old beauty Ayesha, her father
Abu Bakr told him not to have sex with her for 3 years. He gave his word and
waited for three years for consummation.
Bukhari Volume 7, Book 62, Number 64
that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated
his marriage when she was nine years old, and then she remained with him
for nine years (i.e., till his death).
Allah’s Apostle had excellent control on himself. He could fondle any of his
wives then walk away...
Bukhari,Volume 1, Book 6, Number 299:
'Abdur-Rahman bin Al-Aswad:
the authority of his father) 'Aisha said: "Whenever Allah's Apostle
wanted to fondle anyone of us during her periods (menses), he used to
order her to put on an Izar and start fondling her." 'Aisha added,
"None of you could control his sexual desires as the Prophet
Bukhar, iVolume 1,
Book 6, Number 300:
ever Allah's Apostle wanted to fondle any of his wives during the periods
(menses), he used to ask her to wear an Izar.
of God shared his slave girls
and captured women with his friends and relatives.
A fifth of the booty was, as usual, reserved for the Prophet, and the rest
divided. From the fifth Mahomet MADE CERTAIN PRESENTS TO HIS FRIENDS OF
FEMALE CAPTIVES AND CHILDREN. (Ref Waqqidi, Tabari, and Ishaq)
Mahomet had part of his share of enslaved women and children from Quraiza
sent and sold to the Bedouin tribes of
, in exchange for horses and arms.
History of Tabari, vol 8, pge 29-30
From his share of captive women, prophet gave his son-in-law, Ali a slave
girl, Raytah bt Hilal to enjoy her at his will. He also presented Uthman
b. Affan, his son-in-law, another slave girl Zainab b. Hayan, and bestowed
another girl (name unknown) to his father in-law Omar Ibn Khattab.
Omar gave that girl to his son Abdullah. Most of Prophet's other elite
companions received slave girls as gifts..