Lives of the Sahaabah

May, 2013

  • 25 May

    The Knowledge of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    عَن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ سَلَّمَ رَأَيتُ كَأَنِّي أُتِيتُ بِقَدَحٍ مِن لَبَنٍ فَشَرِبتُ مِنه فَأَعْطَيتُ فَضْلِي عُمَرَ بنَ ا لخَطَّاب قاَلوُا فَمَا أَوَّلْتَه يا رَسُولَ الله ؟ قَالَ العِلْمُ (الترمذي  رقم 2284) Hadhrat ibn Umar (Radhiallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu …

  • 18 May

    A Conversation Between Hadhrat Umar and ibn Abbaas (Radhiallahu Anhum)

    Hadhrat Miswar bin Makhrama (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that when Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) was stabbed, (apart from the pain of the wound) he began to grieve and became extremely worried about the ummah. Hadhrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiallahu Anhuma) comforted him saying: “O Ameerul Mu’mineen! There is no need for you …

  • 11 May

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) Serving the Creation

    During the Khilafat of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anho), Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anho) would patrol the streets and suburbs of Madinah Munawwarah during the night to keep watch. During one of his night patrols, he noticed a camelhair tent pitched in an open space. He had never seen this particular tent …

  • 4 May

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu)’s Adherence to the Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)

    When Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) became the khalifa, a small amount of wealth was fixed as his daily allowance from the Baytul Maal (with the maswarah (consultation) of the Sahaabah). After some time, some Sahaabah including Hadhrat Ali, Hadhrat Uthmaan, Hadhrat Zubair and Hadhrat Talhah (Radhiallahu Anhum) proposed that the …

April, 2013

  • 27 April

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) and the Fear of Allah Ta’ala

    Once while Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) was engaged in some important work, a person came to him and complained about some petty grievance. The man requested Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) to address the matter. Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) became annoyed and lashed him across his shoulders, saying: “When I avail …

  • 20 April

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) Accepting Islam – Part 2

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) said, “Show me these pages, so I may see what it contains.”  His sister replied: “No, you are impure and no impure person can touch the Qur’an.” He insisted, but his sister was not prepared to allow him to touch the pages until he cleansed himself. …

  • 13 April

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) Accepting Islam – Part 1

    Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) was determined to obliterate the religion of Islam and was notorious for persecuting the Muslims prior to embracing Islam. Once the Quraysh held a meeting wherein they sought for people who would volunteer to assassinate Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu) boldly offered himself …

  • 6 April

    Hadhrat Umar Al-Farooq (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    Name: Umar ibnul Khattaab [1] Famously known as: Abu Hafs Title: Al–Farooq Date of Birth: Thirteen years after the incident of the elephant. Mother’s name: Hantamah bint Haashim [2]   The Duaa of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) عن ابن عمر  رضي الله عنهما  أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال …

March, 2013

  • 23 March

    Taking Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq as a Bosom Friend

    عن عبد الله بن مسعود رضي الله عنه يحدث عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قال لو كنت متخذا خليلا لاتخذت أبا بكر خليلا ولكنه أخي وصاحبي وقد اتخذ الله عز وجل صاحبكم خليلا (مسلم 2/273) Hadhrat Abdullah ibn Mas’ood (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: …

  • 16 March

    Only Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu) can Lead the People

    عن عائشة رضي الله عنها قالت : قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : لا ينبغي لقوم فيهم أبو بكر أن يؤمهم غيره.)الترمذي 2/208) Hadhrat Aaisha (Radhiallahu Anha) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “In a gathering wherein Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu) is present, it does …