Ways of The Prophet (S.A.W)

by Sheikh Muhammad Abdul Hai Arifi

The philosophy of the existence of human traits in his nature

Like other human beings, the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) has had occasions to suffer hardships so that his reward be great and his position be very high. It was why he suffered from an ailment and pain, was affected by heat and cold, and experienced hunger and thirst. On some appropriate occasions he got angry and on some he restrained it, he felt weariness and exhaustion, as well as weakness and fell ill also. He also received scratches on falling off his mount. In the battle of UHUD he received wounds in the face and head, and the unbelievers of Taif made his feet bleed. He was given poison and was subjected to sorcery too. He used medicaments and had recourse to blood letting. After completing his term he moved to the higher world and became free from his abode of trial and tribulation. Had he not suffered bodily pain, divine properties would have been attributed to him. All the facts and events of this life are a lesson and comforts for his Ummah at the time of misfortune. [Nashrut-Tib]