Lives of the Sahaabah

November, 2012

  • 17 November

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu) Intends Migrating to Abyssinia on account of the Hardships

    Hadhrat Aa'isha (Radhiallahu Anha) says, “(From my youth) the only religion I found my parents strictly adhering to was the Deen of Islam. Not a day would pass wherein Rasulullaah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) had not visited us in the morning and evening. When the Muslims were being tortured and persecuted …

  • 10 November

    Spending for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

    Before migrating to Madinah Munawwarah, Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu) set free seven slaves for the sake of Allah Ta’aala. On one occasion, his father Abu Quhaafa met him and asked: “Why are you only freeing those slaves that are weak (as you are aware that they cannot help …

  • 10 November

    The Freeing of Hadhrat Bilaal (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    Hadhrat Bilaal (Radhiallahu Anhu) was an Abyssinian slave who entered into the fold of Islam in the early days of Islam. He belonged to a woman of the Banu Jumah tribe. Umayyah bin Khalaf , the worst enemy of Islam, was her agent. He would make him lie down on …

  • 3 November

    Aiding Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in difficulty

    On one occasion, whilst Rasulullah  (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) was engaged in performing salaah by the Ka’bah, one of the leaders of the Quraish Uqbah bin Abi Mu’ait approached him with the sinister intention of persecuting him. Uqbah then removed his shawl and began ruthlessly strangling Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). No …

  • 3 November

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu)’s sufferings for Islam.

    In the initial stages of Islam, those who embraced Islam had to keep their faith secret as far as possible.  As the Muslims were being constantly persecuted by the Quraysh, even Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) advised all new Muslims to practise Islam secretly, so that they might not have to …

October, 2012

  • 13 October

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu)-Accepting Islam

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (Radhiallahu Anhu)’s spontaneous response to the invitation of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) once said: ما دعوت أحدا إلى الإسلام إلا كانت فيه عنده كبوة ونظر وتردد إلا ما كان من أبي بكر بن أبي قحافة ما عتم عنه حين ذكرته له وما …

  • 6 October

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    Name: Abdullah ibn Uthmaan (Abu Quhaafa) [1] Famously known as: Abu Bakr Titles: Al–Ateeq ; As-Siddeeq Mother’s name: Salmah (Ummul Khair) bint Sakhr How did he receive the title Al-Ateeq: Hadhrat Aaisha (Radhiallahu Anha) relates that on one occasion Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu) came to Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). …

  • 6 October

    The Lives of the Sahaabah (Radhiallahu Anhum)

    Man has been created with a purpose and goal. However, he has the tendency of being affected by the environment and those around him, thus losing sight of his purpose and goal. It is for this reason that Allah Ta’aala sent the Ambiyaa (Alaihimus Salaam) to this world, with the …