When talking about Prophet Muhammad (s), one should keep in mind that he is talking about the greatest individual in history. This is not a baseless claim; for the one who reads his biography and learns of his mannerisms and ethics, while keeping aside all preconceived notions, would certainly reach this conclusion. Some fair and just non-Muslims have reached this conclusion as well.
The Prophet (s) was a living example for all humans to follow. His wife A’ishah was asked about his manners, and she said, ‘His manners were the Qur’an.’ In this statement, A’ishah meant that The Prophet (s) abided by its laws and commands and abstained from its prohibitions.Read more +
Textual Proofs Support The Prophethood Of Muhammad
God, the Exalted, says: (Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Messenger of Allah, and the last of the Prophets: and Allah has full knowledge of all things.) (33:40)Read more +
The Prophet’s Manners With Those Around HimThe Prophet (s) would consult his Companions, and take their opinions and points of view into consideration in issues and matters for which no textual proofs were revealed. Abu Hurairah said:‘I have not seen a person more keen for the sincere advice of his companions than The Messenger of God (s).’ (Tirmidthi #1714) Read more +
No man possessed the characteristics, mannerisms and ethics that he possessed at one time. He was a king under whom the entire peninsula was unified; yet he was humble. He believed that the dominion belonged to his God alone.
He was an ascetic regarding worldly affairs and would worship God throughout the night. He was the brave and courageous soldier who fought with the sword - and the infallible Prophet - the conqueror who conquered nations and countries. He slept on a mat of hay and a pillow filled with coarse fibers. People crowned him as the Sultan of the Arabs, or King of the Arabian Peninsula.