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The Five stories of kindness by Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

Islam is the religion of peace and tolerance. It allows you to have patience and show mercy to one another. It preaches kindness and forgiveness. It teaches you to make your life easy and make this world a happy place for others to live.

The famous narration of a non-believer going to Jannah for the sake of maintaining a dog over a believer who went to Hell due to the bad behavior with his cat is an excellent example of how the religion not only teaches basic manners and respect towards humans but animals as well.

The preachers of the faith were the living examples of how to live with peace, dignity, and impart kindness. Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم), who is known for his mercy and compassion, showed tolerance, patience, and greatness when it was hard to keep it the most.

Have you heard about his kindness stories? If not, don’t worry, we bring you the five stories where Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) showed his maximum kindness when a common man would have killed the person for sure.


The five people whom Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) embarked kindness

The five stories of 5 different people where Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) stood as the symbol of goodness and mercy are listed below. Please read them and learn to show patience, forgiveness, and kindness even to your worst enemies. Read more: The First Revelation of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)

  • Thumama Ibn Uthal

When Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) sent him a letter to accept Islam, Thumama Ibn Uthal killed a group of Prophet’s (صلى الله عليه وسلم) companions in response to the message. But when Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) captured him and released him later, he realized his mistake and asked for forgiveness, to which Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) forgave him, and he accepted Islam.


  • Safwan Ibn-Ummayah

Safwan Ibn-Ummayah was one of the enemies of Islam and fought in several battles against Muslims. Not only had this, but he plotted many times to kill the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). But after the conquest of Makkah, when Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) forgave him, he accepted Islam and led a new life. Read more: The Brief overview of our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)

  • Abu Sufyan Sakhr Ibn Harb

Abu Sufyan Sakhr Ibn Harb also tried to kill Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). He even headed many military campaigns against the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). However, after the conquest of Makkah, Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) forgave him, and he accepted Islam.


  • Wahshi Ibn Harb

During the battle of Uhud, Wahshi Ibn Harb killed the beloved uncle of the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) named as Hazrat Hamza (RA). Though he was very dear to him, yet He (صلى الله عليه وسلم) showed kindness and forgave Wahshi Ibn Har, who later repented and accepted Islam. Read more: Miracles of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) in the battle of Uhud

  • Hind Bint Utbah

Hind Bint Utbah needs no introduction. She was the one who ordered the killing of the beloved uncle Hazrat Hamza (RA) of Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). Not only this, but she even mutilated his body after he was martyred. Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) forgave her even after the conquest of Makkah, and she later accepted Islam. Read more: The Most Favorite Fragrance of the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)



These are a few of the stories of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). He was a person of high kindness, love, dignity and care. Even the non-believers were fond of his personality. It is the need of time for all of us to follow his footsteps and make this world a happy place to live. Comment below which story of his kindness you already knew and which was the new one?

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