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The Usage Of Visual Aids

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Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم was the greatest teacher to have ever lived. Today’s methods of teaching can be seen in many of the Prophet’s صلى الله عليه وسلم sayings and actions. One such method was the use of repetition in order to reinforce the important details of what is being taught. Another method that is used regularly and effectively by teachers is the use of visual aids. A third method that we use today that is from the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم is the usage of analogies to help the listener understand better. The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم was the best example to mankind and we should strive to be like him.
Repetition is a method that we see often in many of the hadith of Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم. One example of his use of repetition is in the hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه‎. He said, “A man came to the Prophet and said, ‘O Messenger of God! Who among the people is the most worthy of my good companionship? The Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: Your mother. The man said, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man further asked, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man asked again, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your father. (Bukhari, 2706)
He صلى الله عليه وسلم repeated “your mother” three times to show the importance of respecting her because of how much hardship she went through for her child and didn’t expect anything in return. Just as the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم used repetition as an
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