Try free for 2 months

  • Muhammad

  • His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
  • By: Martin Lings
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (61 ratings)

1 credit a month to use on any title, yours to keep (you’ll use your first credit on this title).
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
Access to exclusive deals and discounts.
AUD $16.45/mo after 2 months. Renews automatically. Cancel anytime.
Muhammad cover art

Muhammad

By: Martin Lings
Narrated by: Sean Barrett
Try for $0.00

AUD $16.45/mo after 2 months. Renews automatically. Cancel anytime.

Buy Now for $24.99

Buy Now for $24.99

Pay using voucher balance (if applicable) then card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions Of Use and Privacy Notice and authorise Audible to charge your designated credit card or another available credit card on file.

Publisher's Summary

Widely recognized as the best biography of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in English, Dr. Martin Lings' award-winning book is now available in audio, read by well-known narrator Sean Barrett. This excellent audiobook is the first of its kind and has been selected by a number of organizations as a worthy introduction to the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), including Muslim Welfare House, London, and the Muslim Council of Britain.
©2003 Meem Ltd. (P)2003 Meem Ltd.

Critic Reviews

"This work is widely recognized as the most readable account of the life of the Prophet to date." ( The Times, London)
"For those interested in Islam in one way or another, it is mesmerizing." ( Parabola)

What listeners say about Muhammad

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    51
  • 4 Stars
    8
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    48
  • 4 Stars
    3
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    46
  • 4 Stars
    4
  • 3 Stars
    3
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Loved the book.

Beautifully written and narrated. I enjoyed every minute of the narration and would recommend to anyone who wishes to learn about the Prophet (Peace be upon him) and Islam.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Beautifully presented

This is one of those rare recordings you might want to listen more than once. Good job.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A beautiful summary of the Sirah

Sometimes light on detail, but that is understandable in any single volume version of the Sirah, whether Ling's version or the Sealed Nectar.

I listen to this audiobook of Ling's version every Ramadan when commuting since it is such a beautiful effort to summarise the life of our Beloved, peace be upon him.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Amazing seerah

Excellent compilation of the life of the Prophet pbuh. Very insightful. Listened to it at 1.2x as it’s a bit slow.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Covered a lot of the major historical moments

Everyone should take the time to hear this. I will most likely need to repeat the audio more than once.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful

Its was very nicely narrated, heart worming book with a historical and moral education
Must listen to

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Best Book of the story of The Last Prophet of Islam

I loved this book and every piece of it. It was well narrated, well written!

I definitely recommend it!
And myself will get the hard copy!


Thank you Martin Ling (and Sean Barrett)

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

The most influential man to ever walk the earth

Loved the detail portrayal of the life of the most influential man to ever walk the earth. A must read for anyone who wants to learn about the character and life of the prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Interesting

I’ve always wanted to know more about Muhammad. The book is really interesting and easy to listen to.

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Kudos Audible!

This is a good representation of the biography of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Martin Lings did an amazing job and Audible have done a great job presenting this in audio format. The narration by Sean Barrett has a classical almost epic vibe which fits the content beautifully. Only disappointing thing is it's not the unabridged version and doesn't include everything in the book!

Something went wrong. Please try again in a few minutes.

You voted on this review!

You reported this review!

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.