The aim & objective of the Love of Muhammad ﷺ course is to educate & inform Muslims & non-Muslims on the life & times of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.

Muhammad Sallallahu Alayhi wa sallam


No, You do not have to watch the videos and can suffice with the audios. The videos contain a high-quality visual representation of the various landmarks, graphs, maps and interesting facts that assist in understanding the material. We advise you to watch the videos or at least go through the powerpoint slides.

  • al-Seerah al-Nabawiyah al-Saheeha – Akram Diya al-Umri
  • al-Seerah al-Nabawiyah – Mahdi Rizqallah
  • al-Khulasah al-Bahiyah – Wahid ibn Bali
  • Ma Sha’ walam Yathbut fi al-Seerah – Muhammad al-Awshin
  • Fiqh al-Seerah – Zaid ibn Abdel Karim al-Zaid
  • Shuhada Badr al-Kiram wa Shuhada Uhud al-I’dham – Umar BaHadhiq
  • Yawn al Furqan – Mustafa al-Badawi
  • Prophet of Mercy – Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
  • Muhammad, Man and Prophet – Adil Salahi
  • The Sealed Nectar – Safiur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri
  • The Life of Muhammad – Highlights and Lessons – Mustafa al-Siba’ie
  • The Revelation – Meraj Mohiuddin
  • In the Footsteps of the Prophet – Tariq Ramadan
  • The Life and Work of the Prophet of Islam – Muhammad Hamidullah
  • Muhammad – Hesham al-Awadi
  • Muhammad, his life based on the earliest sources – Martin Lings
  • Hijrah, Story and Significance – Zakaria Basheir
  • Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (saw) – Yasir Qadhi
  • The Life of Prophet Muhammad (saw) – Hamza Yusuf

Yes, it will be an online test and will remain open for 48hrs.

Yes you can. There are 13 videos/audios and you will be given access to all. You can complete all as soon as you wish. The maximum duration is 15/16 days if you want a certificate.

No fee is required.

For the Love of Muhammad (saw) – To spread the word about His life.

Sheikh Bilal Ismail was born in Durban, South Africa. He is one of three siblings and comes from a religious traditional hanafi family.

He memorized the Quran while studying at school and went on to complete high school in 1998. Sheikh Bilal then went on to do a diploma in Computer Science in 1999, as well as qualifying as a Microsoft certified systems engineer. He was accepted into the Islamic University of Madinah in 2001 where he completed his Diploma in Arabic followed by a BA in Islamic Law from the faculty of Shariah. He is currently completing his masters degree.

After graduating from Madinah, he returned to South Africa where he had been teaching Fiqh and Tafsir weekly classes in Durban since the summer of 2007 and says he is still a student of knowledge – and will always be!

Between 1 to 2hrs daily for 13 days.

The aim behind the test is to ensure the seeker has understood the content and thus one will be tested on the main aspects of the Seerah and not minute intricate details.

Yes, all major events are covered in this concise course.

Episode 1: Introduction

  • 571 CE – Birth of Muhammad (saw)

Episode 2

  • 575 CE – Sassanid’s reconquer Yemen ending Christian Axumite rule
  • 576 CE – Death of Aminah
  • 591 CE – Pact of Chivalry
  • 595 CE – Muhammad (saw) marries Khadijah bint Khuwaylid
  • 605 CE – Ka’bah rebuilding & arbitration
  • 610 CE – Heraclius crowned Emperor of Constantinople, at the age of forty Muhammad (saw) receives the first revelation

Episode 3

  • 613 CE/3 AP – Muhammad (saw) begins public preaching
  • 615 CE/5AP – Migration to Abyssinia
  • 617 CE/7 AP – Three-year boycott begins
  • 619 CE/10 AP – Year of Sorrow
  • 620 CE/11 AP – The journey of Isra & Mi’raj, Aqabah I
  • 620 CE/11 AP – The journey of Isra & Mi’raj, Aqabah I
  • 621 CE/12 AP – Pledge of Aqabah II

Episode 4

  • 622 CE/1 AH – Hijrah journey, Bonds of Brotherhood, Charter of Madinah

Episode 5

  • 623-624 CE/2 AH – Change of Qiblah, Muslim victory at Badr

Episode 6

  • 625 CE/3 AH – Battle of Uhud

Episode 7

  • 625-627 CE/3-5 AH – Massacre of al-Raji, Massacre of Bir Mau’nah, Expulsion of Banu Nadhir, Expedition of Dhat al-Riqa’, Expedition of Banu Mustaliq

Episode 8

  • 627 CE/5 AH – Battle of the Trench, Persian forces are defeated by the Byzantines in the Battle of Nineveh

Episode 9

  • 628 CE/6 AH – Treaty of Hudaibiyah

Episode 10

  • 629-630 CE/7-8 AH – Letters to Kings & Rulers, Khaibar Expedition, Umrah al-Qadha, Battle of Mu’ta, Expedition of Dhat al-Salasil

Episode 11

  • 630 CE/8 AH – Conquest of Makkah, Battle of Hunayn, Siege of Taif

Episode 12

  • 630 CE/9 AH – Tabuk Expedition

Episode 13

  • 631-632 CE/10-11 AH – Farewell Hajj, Sickness & Death of Muhammad (saw)

15 hours

Yes, you can.