IF the mountain….

recently i came across this phrase being used in a cartoon, watched by my little nephew and niece. something which is very strange.

If one can’t have it one’s way, one must give in. For example, Since you can’t come here for the holiday, I’ll go to your house–if the mountain won’t come to Muhammad, Muhammad must go to the mountain.

This expression is based on a tale that Muhammad once sought proof of his teachings by ordering a mountain to come to him. When it did not move, he maintained that God had been merciful, for if it had indeed moved they all would have been crushed by it. [Late 1500s]

anyone else heard of this strange phrase which is used often in the English language? and how true is this statement? personally i think it is a thing cooked up by the original founders of the statement.

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Author: Sheikh Nazim

Islam is in the spotlight now more than ever before and this has caused people to question the faith itself and none more so than the new-age modernists muslims, largely from the convert western countries who are hell-bent on reforming Islam and its traditional values. This blog is a small space in the vastness of the internet where the fight to preserve, uphold and dignify the traditional inherent human values, are proactively argued against the onslaught of modernist propaganda and hate. Covering topics from current affairs to life-enriching inspirations, though to the traditional teachings of the pious and the awliyah of the past and the present. If you would like to contribute to this blog, or become an author of articles then why not contact me on Islamglobalmessage@gmail.com

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