The voice of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w was a little heavy. His way of talking was to the point and clear-cut. His speech was graceful. He used to complete whatever he had to say properly. He completed saying one whole thing at a time (did not leave whatever he was saying mid-way and start talking about something else or did not speak half-finished sentences).
While saying something he neither made it too long nor too short. He spoke clearly and separated his words properly. He neither mumbled nor spoke nasally.
(Remember if you are a da’ee or are working for deen, you should speak very clearly. Language and enunciation both are important).
Prophet Muhammad s.a.w said about himself, “Ana afsah-ul-arab”.
Afsah is from fasahat and so when I looked up fasahat, I found that it means eloquence, fluency of speech and elegance of style.
Yes, Prophet Muhammad s.a.w had all that!
He was gifted with comprehensiveness.
He stayed quiet usually and laughed less. He was also coherent in speech and he used to speak calmly.
His conversation (or words) could be counted. (Imagine that!)
When he talked of something important, he repeated it three times. Not after that.
While speaking he used to look up (and not down). (Maybe in intervals).
And this sure has an effect. According to research if you look up your mind is activated and if you look down your heart i.e. your emotions are activated. And Allah knows best! But we will be following this because it’s a sunnah not because it’s a research. :)
Even when we talk about ghaz-e-basr it does not necessarily mean to bow your head rather avert your gaze from the thing that you should not be seeing.
Beauty is in balance. Look at the person to make him feel as if he is being listened to.
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