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Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] Sense of Humor !

Posted on: January 19, 2009

In The name of Allah,The Most Merciful,The Most gracious

Assalam Alaykum,

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)It is well known that the Prophet Muhammad (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) was indeed the perfect man. He was a devoted seeker of Truth, a warner and exhorter, a person of good cheer and pleasantness, a brilliant leader, a courageous and yet reluctant warrior, a statesman par excellence and the teacher of teachers. He was a compassionate ruler and spiritual leader, but many do not know that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) had an extraordinary sense of humor!

Indeed, Prophet (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) would laugh and joke often. He enjoyed playing with children, especially his grandsons Hasan and Husayn (RA). The Prophet allowed his grandson to climb atop his back while he was in prostration as reported by al-Hafid Abu-Na’im (RA) on the Authority of Abu Bakr (RA) saying,

“The Messenger of Allah (s.a.w.) was leading us in prayer. Hasan, who was still a child, would come to him while he was in prostration, and sit on his back or sometimes on his neck. The Prophet (s.a.w.) would lift him tenderly. When the prayer was finished, they (the Muslims) asked him: ‘O Messenger of Allah! You are doing to this boy what you do not do to another person?’ ‘He is my basil,’ he replied.””

The Prophet’s playfulness was also coupled with a beautiful sense of humor. He smiled often and would make jokes with members of his community. For example,

“Once, an old woman came up to him and asked for paradise. He said, “Old women do not enter the paradise.” The woman started crying. As she started leaving the room, the Prophet, showing his subtle sense of humor, stopped her and said, “Old women will become young before entering the heaven.” (Tirmadhi)

Another recording of the Prophet’s life describes him laughing and joking with another man. The hadith says,

“A man broke his fast (intentionally) during Ramadan. The Messenger of Allah (saws) commanded him to emancipate a slave or fast for two months, or feed sixty poor men. He said, “I cannot provide.”

The Apostle said, “Sit down.” Thereafter, a huge basket of dates was brought to the Messenger of Allah. He said, “Take this and give it as charity.” He said, “O Messenger of Allah, there is no one poorer than I.” The Messenger of Allah thereupon laughed so that his canine teeth became visible and said, “Eat it yourself.”

The Prophet brought an uplifting spirit that penetrated the hearts of people. There is a story mentioned about the Prophet and a common merchant that tells us just a little about the spirit he carried,

“One of his companions was Zahir, who used to trade in metal objects. Once the Prophet was passing by the bazaar, he saw Zahir and playfully grabbed him from behind and said, “Will anyone buy this slave?” Zahir laughed and said, “O Messenger of Allah, whoever buys this slave will be in loss.” The Prophet smiled and said, “In Allah’s eyes, your value is high.”

On another occasion a man approached the Prophet (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) and asked him for a camel ride.

The Prophet (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) said,

“I would give you a camel’s child”. The man said, “O Messenger of Allah. What will I do with a camel’s child?” The Prophet smiled and said, “Is there any camel who is not the progeny of a camel?”

One of the ahadith that reflects the Prophet’s (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) sense of humor and enjoyment of fun is the report that Imaam Ahmad gives from

‘A’ishah who said:

“I went out with the Prophet on a journey. At that time I was a young girl and was quite slender. The Prophet told the people, ‘Go on ahead,’ so they went ahead, then he said to me, ‘Come, let us have a race.’ So I raced with him, and I won. He let the matter rest until I had gained weight. Later, I accompanied him on another journey. He told the people, ‘Go on ahead,’ so they went ahead. He said to me, ‘Come, let us have a race.’ So I raced with him, and he won. He began to laugh, and said, ‘This is for that.”‘

The perfect man (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) was an image of admiration. He was clear and resolute in matters of importance and obtained the highest character as the Qur’an tells us,

“Verily you are of a high and nobel character.” (68:004)

But he also was a dear friend and beloved companion. His sense of humor brought warmth and love to those who were around him. He never passed someone without a smile and his high achievement of good manners have become the example and traditions of Muslims the world over.

Allah the almighty in the Quran

“In the Messenger of Allah is a good example for you to follow.”
[Quran Surah#33 Ayah #21]

This is the Prophet Muhammad (may Peace and Blessings be upon him) and his tradition of good humor.

May Allah give us ability to apply Sunnah in our life.

May we all work intensely toward achieving good manners and a healthy sense of humor,



slave of ALLAH!

20 Responses to "Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] Sense of Humor !"

God bless America


No one is perfect except our saviour Jesus. Beware of false prophets. Muhammad was a false prophet and a evil man. Repent and turn to the the lord Jesus Christ the only way to heaven.


We love Jesus (Isa) AS. he is indeed our beloved prophet, so is Moses, David and all the other prophets. While Muhammad saw. is the last prophet, the seal of all prophets.


The religion guides its followers and shows the etiquette and morals of life. Our religion never criticize others faith – We respect Issah as among the mightiest prophet of Allah and he never claimed in any version of Bible BY HIMSELF as “I AM GOD”. As birth is vital and fact so is death – Life is very short and the forth coming life after death is endless – everything will be clear when one changes phase from life to death. So better not to criticize any faith, If you feel your religion is best, follow it till you breath last, I don’t think, Jesus has not distributed you license to criticize other’s faith.


As the bible states, Jesus lived the first 12 yrs and the last 3 years of his life. How can u scale a 12 yrs old boy? or the person you know him only 3 yrs of his life?


I Love Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) from the bottom of my heart, my family also does, we are his followers. May Allah bless all of us.


MashaAllah ,

May Allah bless you and your family with his finest blessings and protect from fitnah,


I swear to love Prophet MOHAMMED (PBUH) with everything i had ever been and i love and willl always love him more than my life. He is the true messenger of Allah. I love Him


Asalaam alaikum
I am an American that said shahadah in 2003 . You might like to know that Huffington Post has a coment to an article linked to this site as an example that our Prophet saws had a sense of humor . Alhamdulillah this is a very nice article and may the Kuffar learn of our Prophet saws and investigate further. May some of them join us in Islam Ameeen




No,I didn;t know.Where Can you give me link ?

JazakAllah khair for the Information…


Subhanallah… May Allah bless you & your family … May Allah have mercy on us on behalf of your Imaan ….


The Prophet (salallahu alaihi wasallam) was truly a perfect man. =] We should all follow his example if we want to enter Paradise, InshaAllah


Muhammad fucked donkeys in the ass while allah watched and jacked off.

Muhammad liked to stick an apple up his ass while he pissed on his mother’s face.

whikle eating camel shit Muhammad licked his dogs balls, then sucked his pet pig off.


your balls need to be chopped off if you dont have respect for our religion …..this site is not for assholes like him….MAy ALLAH give him hidaya but it seems almost impossible for the people like him….ALLAH is great nothing is impossible for HIM may be he gets to know the right path soon…..


May Allah SWT show this ignorant guy the right path out of his disgusting disrespect for the Prophet s.a.w. He needs to have his head and heart examined by his cohort – satan!


This ignorant, uncouth creature needs sanity. May he be shown the right path!


Language reflects not only one’s personality but, his/her values, culture, family, parents background, mind set, education level, society around & religion. Without seeing you, anyone can predict about you, your family, parents, your ancestors, your culture and your psychic level. May Almighty guide you.


really it would only take a fucksick goat like you to know how to fuck donkeys….u idiot….go get a life and grow some balls before you resort to abusing others.


i love prophet Muhammad ( PBUH ) MORE THEN MY LIFE AND MORE THEN EVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERY THING IN THIS WORLD and the hereafter this picture is outstanding


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