Lessons from the prophet’s Migration

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One of greatest events in Islamic history is the migration of our prophet Muhammad peace be upon him from Mecca the best land of God to Yathrib which there after was called Almadina Almunawara (The illuminated City), which saw the construction of the first mosque in Islam and the establishment of the Islamic state and the spread of the Islamic religion that illuminated the universe and removed darkness and ignorance of humanity,

 

There are many lessons learnt from the migration of our beloved prophet, some of the lessons are:

 

Proper obedience

Obedience to God and the implementation of his orders even if this obedience causes some hardship, the migration did come with difficulty and hardship was an order from Allah to His Messenger.

 

The Sacrifice

Sacrifice with one’s self the and wealth in order to spread the word of Allah and this is what apparent in the sacrifice of Ali ibn Abi Talib when he slept on the bed of our prophet Muhammad not fearing death and also in the sacrifice of Abu Bakr with his money and his life in accompanying our prophet Muhammad during the Migration

 

Companion Sincerity

The true meanings of loyalty and sincerity was prominent  in Abu Bakr during the migration, where he was walking behind the Prophet sometimes and ahead of him sometimes and other times on his right and left on the left, fearing that any harm could come the prophet’s way and to be  man shield to the prophet and even in the cave when he plugged the snake’s hole with his foot and did not fear a sting

 

Good planning

Planning is a key factor for success f everything one does . The Prophet’s migration included a wonderful example of planning and distribution of roles to the participants in terms of camouflage and erasing the footprints so that the infidels do not know which path they walked in. As the shepherd Amer bin Fahira was leading his sheep herd to the cave hiding the foot steps and then serving the Prophet – peace be upon him – and his companion of the milk of his sheep.

 

Role of women

The role of women in migration is represented by the Mother of believers Aisha and her sister Asma bint Abi Bakr, who have prepared all the necessary food, drink and all that the traveler needs during his journey. Asma would tear he waist band to two to attached to the open end of the parcel carrying the supplies to our prophet Muhammad and his companions to complete the journey. She was called (that alnitaqain) one with two waste bands. So we have to recognize the role of women in work and help them

 

Reliance and trust in Allah

Allah says and Whoever puts his trust in Allah, He shall suffice him., There is a great difference between reliance and dependency, as reliance on Allah is to seek and perform every deed to the fullest and then leave the results to Allah as our prophet Muhammad did when he hid in the cave and then told his companion what is you thought of two who Allah is their third.

 

The lessons learned from the migration are many, but they require hearts that are aware of the events and reflect and work on reforming what has been corrupted by our current times only then we can all conform to and obey Allah’s orders and abandon all that angers him all mighty.

 

By: Muhanna bin Saeed Alharthi

muhanna@lharthy.com

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