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The Greatest Prophet

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The following is taken from “Faizan-e-Madina” pg. 35:

Almighty Allah has said:

These (aforementioned Prophets) are the ones whom Allah guided; so follow their path.

[Kanz-ul-Iman (translation of Quran)] (Part 7. Surah Al-Anaam, Ayah 90)

Commenting on the above verse, Imam Fakhruddin Razi stated: On the basis of this blessed verse, respected Islamic scholars have proved the ruling that Holy Prophet Muhammad Mustafa (peace be upon him) is greater than all other respected Prophets (peace be upon them). Allah has bestowed marvellous traits and superior attributes too different blessed Prophets. Having mentioned those traits and attributes, Almighty Allah ordered His Beloved Prophet (pbuh) to gather [i.e. adopt] all of those attributes and marvels. Non-fulfillment of the Divine commandment  by the Holy Prophet (pbuh) is not possible at all. Therefore, it has been proved that the Holy Prophet Muhammad Mustafa (peace be upon him) has gathered [i.e. adopted] all good attributes which have been separately bestowed upon other blessed Prophets (peace be upon them). Therefore, he is the greatest of all Prophets. (Tafseer-e-Kabeer, vol. 5. Pp. 7)

Imam-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat Imam Ahmad Raza Khan stated: Our Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) has been blessed with every such sign and miracle that is similar to or better than the ones bestowed upon any other Prophet. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 24, pp.595)

A leading scholar of Shariah Mufti Amjad Ali Azami stated: All those marvels that have been separately bestowed upon others have been gathered [bestowed] upon the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him). In addition, he has also been blessed with such marvels in which no one else has any share (Bahr-e-Shari’at, vol. 1, pp. 63)