Walid Ibn Mughira in the Prophetic age of Mecca: Personality and Character (Analytical and Research Study)
مکی عہد نبوی میں ولید بن مغیرہ: شخصیت و کردار (تجزیاتی و تحقیقی مطالعہ)
Keywords:Chieften, Affluent, Intellectual, Flower and fair, Deism, Creed
Al-Walid Ibn Al-Mugirah (550-622 AD) was prominent figure of the tribe of Banu Makhzum. This well-known family was responsible for warfare matters before advent of Islam. Walid Ibn-Mughirah was very courageous, fearless and lionhearted chieften. He was very wise, rational, Sensible and enlightened man. He was to much affluent and abundant of wealth in Makkah Being a chief of the Quraish, he made sueh remarkable a judgements which are not forgettable till now a days. It is said that by the Arabs and the other historians, cutting hands of thieves, unyoking before starting circumambulating the kaba and spillaging of Baitullah was decided by Walid Ibn-Mugirah. Due to these qualities he was called “Flower and fair” of Quraish. At the advent of Islam, When the Holy Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) started preaching that there is no God but Allah (سبحانہ و تعالیٰ) every other person turned against him. Walid Ibn-Mughirah not only refused to accept the teachings of divine faith but also tried his best to stop the preaching and religious activities of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). Every delegation which was sent from Quraish towards Hazrat Abu Talib, he was elected as head of each time he and his idolater companions stressed upon Hazrat Abu Talib to halting preaching of Islam. But theyfaild to get their favorable results. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) wanted with core of heart that Walid Ibn-Mughira might be eccepted Islam. For this Purpose, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) met him many time but due to his tribal prejudice and proudness of becoming greater on than the Holy Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) he died on the deism of Islam and creed of his forfathers.