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Why do we Call Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) an Ummi (illiterate) Considering his Status

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Zakir Naik

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We will take the last question Jor el Hassan Udell from Bangladesh, he asks, Why do we refer Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him as an army that is an illiterate considering his status.

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Allah subhanaw taala says in Sudan Kabuto chapter 29 was some 48

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that he Prophet Muhammad peace be upon did not recite any book before this, nor did he transcribed one, so that the untrue people will have doubts

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about Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he was an army he was an illiterate, the worst of the Glorious Quran says that, if the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, it was not an ami. People would have doubted and would have accused our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him that he wrote the glorious for our that he copied from other religious scriptures. Allah subhanaw taala took utmost care that the last messenger should be an ami as Allah subhanaw taala says in the glorious for

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the blabbers of vanity they would have doubted if the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him if he was not an only the levels of vanity they would have doubted and accused our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him

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so that's reason upload of Muhammad peace be upon him he was an ami. And when the first revelation came to Abdullah Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him in the cave of Farah Archangel Gabriel came to our Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him and told him Accra read Abdullah Prophet Muhammad peace be upon us and Marla Bukhari I cannot read. archangel gabriel asks Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him again, Accra read about Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, replies, mana bakari, I cannot read. For the third time archangel gabriel asks our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. Accra read

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in the name of the Lord has created you as Allah subhanaw taala says into the Accra chapter 96 was the one acre Bismillah beacon lady holla. Read, recite, proclaim in the name of your Lord who has created you.

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Even though a prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he was an ami. He was an illiterate, but yet he was intelligent. He was a great statesman

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and the Glorious Quran, it is the miracle of miracles, previous miracles they could be tested only at that time, for example, the parting of the seas, it cannot be verified today, but the glory score on it stands the test of time, and it can even be verified today.

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Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him even though he was an ami, he was an illiterate, this does not reduce the status, but rather it increases the status of our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, even though our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon he was an army. He was an illiterate jet. He was intelligent. He was a great statesman, and Michael Eckhart. He writes in his book The 100 most influential human beings, and he gives Prophet Muhammad peace be upon the number one position and he sees that Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. He was the only human being who was supremely successful on the spiritual front, as well as the secular front.

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non Muslims did reveal our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. lamartine He says, that his greatness of purpose, smallness of means, and astounding results are the three criteria to judge a man's genius who can tear to compare himself with Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. Allah subhanaw taala says in Surah, Chapter 68 was number four, what in Nicola hula, hula now v. For verily you are in the highest standard of character, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he had the best character. He was the best human being who ever walked on the face of the earth. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he should be our role model