A look back at the amazing features, appearance, characteristics, habits, and personality of our most amazing Nabi ﷺ, to help us understand how special he was.
Jibreel Alayhis Salam has said:
قَلَّبْتُ مَشَارِقَ الْأَرْضِ ، وَمَغَارِبَهَا فَلَمْ أَرَ رَجُلًا أَفْضَلَ مِنْ مُحَمَّدٍ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ
“I searched the east and the west, I left no stone unturned, but I did not find anyone like our beloved Rasul ﷺ.” (Mujamul Awsat-Tabraani)
His blessed body
Listen to “His blessed body” by Mawlana Junayd Makda Sahib
His blessed shoulders and neck ﷺ
The sahaba say our beloved Nabi ﷺ had broad shoulders and his blessed neck was slender. (Shamail)
His blessed chest ﷺ
Hafiz Ibn Hajar Rahmatullahi alayh, in his description of our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s chest, says his blessed chest was muscular and broad. (Jam’ al-wasa’il)
His blessed Joints ﷺ
The blessed beard of our beloved Nabi ﷺ was dense and according to one narration, we find that the hair of the beard did not grow on our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s blessed cheeks.
Note: The attributes of being muscular, having a broad chest and shoulders, strong joints, are all signs of strength which our Nabi ﷺ had in abundance.
His blessed stomach ﷺ
Our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s stomach and blessed chest were in a perfect line. This displays a perfect physique. He was neither overweight nor unfit. (Shamil)
His blessed height ﷺ
The Sahabah whilst describing our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s height say that He was neither very tall nor was He very short, rather He was medium in height. (Shamail Page 1)
One Sahabi describes that He was slightly taller than average. (Shamail Page 2)
A miracle of our beloved Nabi ﷺ was that when He was with a group of people, He always stood out and could be noticed as if he was the tallest.
His blessed forearms and hands ﷺ
Our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s blessed forearms are described as being moderately long. (Shamail)
His blessed hands were very soft and his fingers were slender and long.
Anas رضي الله عنه whilst describing the hands of our beloved Nabi ﷺ says, “I have never touched silk softer than the palms of our beloved Nabi ﷺ.” (Bukhari)
He also describes that His blessed hands were soft and fleshy.
Ibn Dihya رضي الله عنه narrates that he once shook Nabi ﷺ’s hands and for the rest of the day he says that his hands had the most beautiful scent. (Ithaf)
His blessed feet ﷺ
Ali رضي الله عنه narrates that the blessed feet and toes of our beloved Nabi ﷺ were full and fleshy. (Shamail)
These were just brief descriptions of our most beloved, most beautiful, most perfect and most special Nabi ﷺ, who we all need to make our role model.
يَارَبِّ صَلِّ وَسَلِّمْ دَائِماً اَبَداً عَلٰى حَبِيْبِكَ خَيْرِ الْخَلْقِ كُلِّهِمِ