Commentary (IP) - Muhammad (PBUH), the Messenger of God and the ruler of the Islamic world, conducted with superiority when talking with the material powers, but was such a humble person when it came to interacting with people.

Iran PressCommentary: Go back to some 1,400 years ago and a man who narrated his story with the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH), at the beginning years of the Islamic rule.

Man: One day, we were returning from the battle; our camels were placed next to each other; you had a whip in your hand; the whip hit me. I don't know if it was intentional or unintentional.

Prophete Muhammad: I seek refuge in God if it was intentional. Do you forgive me or retaliate (Qisas)? 

Man: I retaliate. Prophete Muhammad ordered one to fetch the very whip. 

Bilal, a close companion to Prophete Muhammad, went after the whip. He arrived at Lady Fatima (SA), Prophete's daughter.

Bilal: Your father wants that whip.

Lady Fatima (SA): What has happened? Is it the time of Jihad (battle against the unbelievers)?

Bilal: Your father is ready to be whipped.

[Then ruler of the Islamic world and the last of the divine prophets got prepared to receive lashes] 

Lady Fatima (SA) delivered the whip while shedding tears: Who wants to whip the Messenger of Allah? 

And Bilal brought the whip.

Perchance, Imam Hassan (AS) and Hussein (AS), who were seven or eight years old children, were over there; they both came to that man asking him if possible they would be lashed instead of Prophet Muhammad, their grandfather.

Prophet Muhammad: I myself must be whipped. Man: When you hit my shoulder was nude. Prophet Muhammad uncovered his shoulder. 

The man kissed Muhammad's shoulder. 

The whip was just a pretext. 

This superpower, who spoke from the position of spiritual superiority with all the material powers of the world, was such a humble person before people. 

These show human dignity, human rights, and freedom of expression – of course, the Islamic, not the Western ones; that a usual man stands in front of the ruler and addresses him:  we were returning from the battle, our camels were placed next to each other, you had a whip in your hand; the whip hit me; I don't know if it was intentional or unintentional. And the ruler tells him: You are right. 

This way Muhammad ruled on people and nurtured them.

Today, September 14, 2023, Safar 28, 1445 AH is the demise anniversary of the holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUM), and the martyrdom anniversary of the second Imam of the Shias Imam Hassan (AS), who is the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).


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