Another magnificent victory was the conquest of Makkah al Mukarramah. It was prelude to new era. This was city from where Prophet (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) was exiled forcefully with heavy heart but when he regained and entered in Makkah l Mukarramah as a conqueror. While seated on his camel, the Prophet (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) bent low in humility that his forehead almost touched the saddle. It was announced that the day is the “Day of Mercy”, whoever entered Abu Sufiyaan house, he will be safe, and whoever closed his own house door will also be safe, and whoever would go in Masjid al-Haraam (the Sacred Mosque) will also be safe.
There is no example of such a clemency in human history. After observing boundless sea of mercy, both men and women flocked to Prophet (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) to pay homage and to accept Islam. This was the moment of glory in the human history. Hadhrat Bilal who was descended under feet and was brutally beaten in same city, now was ascending on the roof of Ka’bah i.e. the House of Allah (Subhaanahu Wa Ta’aalaa). This conquest of Makkah celebrated as a Day of Mercy is a matchless example of mercy in human history.
One of the biggest and the greatest quality which makes Prophet Muhammad (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) matchless is what he preached and practiced. He is a role model in all rainbows of human aspects. He is the best reformer, the best leader, the best soldier, the best worshipper, the best father, the best husband, the best friend, the best teacher, the best preacher and the best human being. The best morals which makes a man immoral are found in Prophet Muhammad (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) matchlessly – his strong faith, sound intellect and knowledge, sincerity, cleanliness, beauty, worship, self-disciplined, simplicity, enjoining good and forbidding evil, resolving disputes, polite and courteous, speech brief and beneficial, forbearance, altruism, kindness and compassion, sharing work, truthfulness, moderate, smiling face, honesty and reliability, bravery and courage, humbleness, justice and fairness, contentment, forgiveness, generosity and many more! In human history, all teachers and preachers with their outmost effort were able to change some portion of society but matchless feature of Prophet Muhammad (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) is that he changed both exterior and interior collectively that all aspects of human society — be it individual or be it societal – were merged in a new and novel, but divinely prescribed way. The upright performance was emanated from business place to worship house, learning institutes to residing dormitories, from tribal disputes to conflicts in formal courts, from nears and dears to warfare, from feeling to dealings, from emotions to relations, from customs to traditions, from thoughts to habits, from sense of rights to performance of duties, measures of good and bad, standards of right and wrong, sense of moral values, concept of bravery and slavery, a sense of peace and war, rules of trade and economy, sense of pride, respect of women, caring of week gender – the daughters, the rules of marriages. The universe has witnessed once and only such a great and matchless personality who gifted the world with new peaceful and respectful era.
He is matchless and unique from the best of the best as narrated by Hadhrat Al-Abbas, that Prophet (SallAllaho ‘Alaihe WaSallam) said:
أَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْمُطَّلِبِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ خَلَقَ الْخَلْقَ فَجَعَلَنِي فِي خَيْرِهِمْ ثُمَّ جَعَلَهُمْ فِرْقَتَيْنِ فَجَعَلَنِي فِي خَيْرِهِمْ فِرْقَةً ثُمَّ جَعَلَهُمْ قَبَائِلَ فَجَعَلَنِي فِي خَيْرِهِمْ قَبِيلَةً ثُمَّ جَعَلَهُمْ بُيُوتًا فَجَعَلَنِي فِي خَيْرِهِمْ بَيْتًا وَخَيْرِهِمْ نَفْسًا
“I am Muhammad bin ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abdul-Muttalib, indeed Allah created the creation, and He put me in the best (group) of them, then He made them into two groups, so He put me in the best group of them, then He made them into tribes, so He put me in the best of them in tribe, then He made them into houses, so He put me in the best of them in tribe and lineage.”
The best of mankind with the best teachings, preaching, actions and performance. The matchless features that grown the garden of world with new roses and fragrance. These features are matchless like a matchless personality, unity of ideology and practice, firmness and consistency, compatibility of aim and action, logical sequence of events and his strategy, prioritizing the collective interests, empirical and practical steps, consistent continuity of struggle, humanitarian foundation of the society, combination of Divine Will and Prophetic vision, the best use of available resources, preparation of personal and work force, the best optimistic approach, stayed hopeful and never gave in. So the result of all this struggle and endeavor was so endearing and superb that universe has never seen such a great personality before or after.
All this struggle resulted in a new world order. The new change that emerged on the map of the world was restoration of human dignity, exaltedness of woman, boundless respect of mother, jollification on daughter’s birth, eradication of social evils, kind treatment with the whole world, change of mind and thoughts, repaying of evil with good, balance of justice, the bases of testimony, women rights in heritage, considering the moral values in contracts, abolishing the seeds of enmity, elimination of prejudice, rights of relatives and neighbors, restoration of the value of human life, establishing a judicial system, to purify economy from usury and interest, to earn livelihood from legal means, distinction between legal and illegal, changing short sightedness into broad vision, stress on mercy in warfare, kind treatment with parents, gentle and merciful behavior towards prisoners, changing the rules of ransom, education of tolerance and forgiveness, quashing the hatred weeds, the teachings of human unity, the blessing of monotheism, an end of despondency and suspicion, encouragement to repent, change in standards of beauty, exponents of human equality, merciful instruction while slaughtering an animal, sympathy with the feeble and the week, kind treatment with maids and servants, to pay the wages to labors before their sweat has dried up, taking care of the old ones and children, well serving of the guests and so on. After this revolution the world became so beautiful that a better one cannot be even imagined!