The Structure of Madinah’s State, A Study from the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Seerah
Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) being the last the final Prophet, was sent as a source of absolute kindness and mercy to the whole of humanity. His life after prophet hood is divided into two phases i.e. Makki and Madani. The former is mainly concerned with preaching of monotheism while the latter was the busiest phase of his life having crucial importance in framing an absolute example for his followers till the last day. Madani phase is consisted upon ten years, in which the Prophet (PBUH) performed multiple duties of preaching, negotiation, reformation, defense, education, instruction, reconciliation, leader-ship and Heading a state. The holy Prophet (PBUH) established the first Islamic state in Madinah in which he acted dual role of heading the state as well as the Government, simultaneously.
In the current paper, the anatomy and characteristics of the first Islamic state will be elaborated in order to give an insight for adorning the present system with its qualities for providing a perfect model of an Islamic welfare state.