When the Moon Split is a biography of Prophet Muhammad (s), a very noble and exalted subject by which Muslims learn about the rise of Islam, and how Prophet Muhammad (s) was chosen by Allah to receive the divine revelation. Readers also learn about the hardships the Prophet (s) and his companions faced, and how they eventually succeeded with Allah’s help. It is necessary then to study his life and emulate it in all manners. It is hoped that you will get a better understanding of the religion of Islam. In this sense, this is one of the best books which are meant to be read and re-read. This book adds to where Ar-Raheeq Al-Makhtum left off.
The heart of every Muslim is filled with the love of the Prophet Muhammad (s). Love and respect of a person depends on the benefits he gets from him. As the Prophet (s) is the greatest benefactor of humanity, every Muslim has the deepest love for him. Allah the All-Mighty has described and explained the status of Muhammad (s) in the Qur’an! “Say (O Muhammad to mankind): ‘If you (really) love Allah then follow me (i.e. accept Islamic Monotheism, follow the Qur’an and the Sunnah), Allah will love you…’ “(3:31) Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri has presented this book to highlight the exalted status of the Prophet (s), to bring light the efforts made by him in the propagation of the Divine Message, the religion in truth, and the hardships he endured in the preaching of this religion, especially at that time which was perhaps most unsuitable socially and intellectually for the acceptance of this message. The facts about the life of the Prophet (s) have been collected from the Qur’an, authentic ahadith, and other authoritative and reliable sources so as to compile a book on factual basis without any distortions. The translation and its editing have been done by professional people who are experienced in presenting books on the religious topics. The name of the book has been chosen from the great miracle of the splitting of the moon into