Events in the Life of Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]

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Events in the Life of Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]


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EVENTS BEFORE THE HIJRAH:

The Year of the Elephant (53 years before the Hijrah):

The birth of Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]

49 years before the Hijrah:

At the age of 4: The incident of the splitting open of his [PBUH] chest.

47 years before Hijrah:

At the age of 6: his mother (Aaminah) died at al-Abwaa·.

(He was taken into the care of his grandfather, Abdul-Muttalib)

45 years before Hijrah:

At the age of 8: his grandfather died.

(He was taken into the care of his paternal uncle Aboo Taalib.)

41 years before Hijrah:

At the age of 12, he went on a trading trip with his uncle, Aboo Taalib.

Amazing signs were seen with regard to him [PBUH].

The incident of Baheerah the monk.

28 years before Hijrah:

At the age of 25: he married Khadeejah -radiyallaahu `anhaa.

18 years before Hijrah:

At the age of 35: The Ka`bah was rebuilt, and the Black Stone was put in place

by Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]

13 years before Hijrah (1st Year of Prophethood):

He received the first Revelation (the first Aayahs of Soorah Iqra·), at the age of 40.

3rd year of Prophethood:

He received the second Revelation (Sooratul-Muddaththir (74 ): Ayahs 1-4)

He was commanded to openly proclaim Islaam.

The Mushrikoon begin their persecution of the Muslims.

5th year of Prophethood:

Rajab: The first Hijrah to Abyssinia (12 men and 4 women).

Shawwaal: The Muslims returned from Abyssinia.

6th year of Prophethood:

Hamzah and `Umar-radiyallaahu `anhumaa-accepted Islaam.

7th year of Prophethood:

The Quraysh boycotted Banoo Haashim and Banul-Muttalib.

(The boycott continued for 3 years).

9th year of Prophethood:

The Night Journey and the Ascent through the Heavens (al-Israa· wal-Mi`raaj)

The Five Daily Prayers were prescribed.

The miracle of the splitting of the moon.


10th year of Prophethood:

The end of the Boycott.

6 months later: Aboo Taalib died.

3 days later: Khadeejah-radiyallaahu `anhaa-died.

Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH] went to call the people of at-Taa.if.

Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]married `Aa·ishah -radiyallaahu `anhaa.

Allaah’s Messenger [PBUH]married Sawdah -radiyallaahu `anhaa.


12th year of Prophethood:

The first Pledge of al-`Aqabah, during the days of the Hajj.


13th year of Prophethood:

The second Pledge of al-`Aqabah, during the days of the Hajj.


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[Compiled by Aboo Talhah Daawood ibn Ronald Burbank]

http://alitisaambissunnah.wordpress.com/

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