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How To Live The Life Of The Prophet

(peace be upon him)

By Shaykh Omar Subedar

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Every so often we are told in speeches and sermons that as Muslims, we are to listen to Allāh and emulate His Prophet, Muḥammad (peace be upon him). The question that lingers in the minds of many though is, “How am I to listen to Allāh and follow Allāh’s Messenger (peace be upon him) in this day and age?”

How to live the Life of the Prophet (peace be upon him) has been prepared to help answer this very question. This book offers a handy set of guidelines that address our daily issues and habits. It has been prepared in plain English, is accessible to the average Muslim, is easy to apply, and cites a reference for every point.

This book has been prepared to motivate readers to take the first step in gaining Allāh’s proximity. It is not a technical reference on Islamic law (fiqh), nor does it encompass the complete teachings of our beloved Prophet (peace be upon him). It is simply a beginner’s guide to adopting the prophetic traditions (sunnah) in your life.

About the Author

Mohammed Omar Subedar was born in 1397 AH (1977 CE) and grew up in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada. In 1990 CE, he enrolled in the Institute of Islamic Education in Dewsbury, United Kingdom, where in 1993 CE, he became a ḥafiẓ of the Qurʾān. In 2001 CE, he graduated from the same institute with the title of Scholar of Islamic Sciences and Arabic Literature, earning a final grade of A. This seven-year program covered:
Prophetic traditions (aḥādīth) and the principles (uṣūl) of ḥadīth studies
Arabic grammar (naḥw), morphology (ṣarf), rhetoric (balāghah), vocabulary and literature
Islamic creed (ʿaqīdah)
Exegesis (tafsīr) of the Qurʾān and principles (uṣūl) of exegesis
Islamic law (fiqh) according to the Ḥanafī school (madh′hab)
Comparative studies of the four schools of Islamic law (Ḥanafī, Shāfiʿī, Mālikī and Ḥanbalī) and principles of jurisprudence (uṣūl al-fiqh)
Islamic history
Pronunciation of the Qurʾān (tajwīd) according to the 10 major styles of recitation (qiraʾāt)
Since 2011 CE, Mohammed Omar Subedar has been a lecturer on ḥadith literature at the Islamic Society of Peel. Among the books he has taught are:


Muʾaṭṭaʾ li-Imām Muḥammad
Muʾaṭṭaʾ li-Imām Mālik
Sunan Abū Dāwūd
Jāmiʿ al-Tirmidhī