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An in depth biography of Prophet Muhammad by Sheikh Azhar Nasser, presented by WhyQuran. Watch these lectures with video at http://why-quran.org

The Life of Prophet Muhammad - by Sheikh Azhar Nasser Why Quran?

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An in depth biography of Prophet Muhammad by Sheikh Azhar Nasser, presented by WhyQuran. Watch these lectures with video at http://why-quran.org

    Changing the Qiblah

    Changing the Qiblah

    How and why the qiblah was changed from Jersalem to the Kaaba:
    - The Jewish tribes had been mocking Muslims for worshipping towards Jerusalem
    - Quranic verses in Surah Baqarah explain why the Qiblah was changed
    - Quran's criticism of the people who had enmity in their hearts against Muslims.

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=470.

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    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X3EWPhweE8&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 47 min
    Prisoners of War

    Prisoners of War

    The immediate aftermath of the Battle of Badr, including:
    - How the prisoners of war were treated after the battle
    - Revelation of Surat al-Anfal, which included verses on warfare
    - How the spoils were divided

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=466.

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    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKnJFE1IBM4&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 46 min
    Battle of Badr: Victory

    Battle of Badr: Victory

    Warfare during Battle of Badr and the Muslim's victory:
    - The story of Umayr ibn Al-Humam, who longed for a martyrdom
    - The two youth who killed Abu Jahl, and how they attacked him
    - Abu Jahl's arrogance even with his dying breaths
    - Umayyah ibn Khalaf's attempt to seek refuge once defeat was imminent
    - Lessons taught after the battle

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=462.

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    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQaGD67IMDY&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 46 min
    Battle of Badr: Opening Moves

    Battle of Badr: Opening Moves

    The Battle of Badr begins:
    - Prophet Muhammad tried to avoid hostilities, and some of the Quraysh wanted to avoid fighting as well. But Abu Jahl instigated the conflict forwards.
    - Fighting began with three one on one skirmishes
    - The miracle of the prophet throwing pebbles towards the Quraysh and blinding them

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=458.

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    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HBOwrzwf-k&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 47 min
    Preparing for the Battle of Badr

    Preparing for the Battle of Badr

    The Quraysh set out with a huge army, intending to intimidate not just the Muslims but the rest of the Arabs as well.

    This lecture includes:
    - Quraysh leaders who were afraid of going to war
    - Military tactics leveraged by the Propeht Muhammad before the battle
    - Attributes needed to be a leader
    - A miracle Allah sent to give the Muslims an advantage the night before the battle

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=454.

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    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPprgQ2qGjg&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 45 min
    Prelude to the Battle of Badr

    Prelude to the Battle of Badr

    The Meccans wanted to bolster their military situation, not okay with the Prophet Muhammad simply relocating to Medina. The Meccans had invested heavily in a caravan led by Abu Sufyan which would let them build up their military.

    Prophet Muhammad intended to intercept this caravan on it's way back from Syria. However, Abu Sufyan discoveres this plan and devises a scheme to rile up the Meccans and push them to all out war against the Muslims.

    This lecture includes:
    - How Imam Ali got the kunya of Abu Turab
    - Gabriel informing Prophet Muhammad of Abu Sufyan's plan and how the Prophet tested the Muslims' resolve
    - The prophet's aunt in Mecca having a vision of a calamity affecting the Meccans

    Lecture notes available at http://www.why-quran.org/?p=450.

    Subscribe at http://www.why-quran.org/subscribe to watch the lectures live and participate in the Q&A at the end of each class.

    Video recording of this lecture + Q&A available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-iBIU2c3Ms&list=PLpkB0iwLgfTat-Pgh4W3WFmupPamiC9UT.

    • 49 min

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