Lives of the Sahaabah

November, 2017

  • 11 November

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fifteen

    Love for the Ansaar: Hazrat ‘Aamir (rahimahullah), the son of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), narrates the following: I once said to my father, “O my beloved father! I notice that you show the tribe of the Ansaar more love and reverence than you show other people (besides the Muhaajireen, as …

  • 5 November

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fourteen

    Caution in Narrating Hadith There are many Ahaadith narrated from Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). However, whenever he narrated Ahaadith, he exercised a lot of caution, out of fear that he should not wrongfully attribute anything to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The following incidents illustrate the deep caution that Hazrat Sa’d …

October, 2017

  • 28 October

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Thirteen

    Du‘aa before the Battle of Uhud Ishaaq bin Sa’d (rahimahullah), the son of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), narrates the following from his father: On the day of Uhud, Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Jahsh (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) said to Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), “Why don’t you come so that we may make du‘aa …

  • 21 October

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twelve

    Hazrat Humaid bin ‘Abdir Rahmaan Al-Himyari (rahimahullah) narrates the following from three children of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), all of whom narrate it from their father, Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) came to visit Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was sick in Makkah Mukarramah (on the …

  • 14 October

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eleven

    Guarding Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): Hazrat ‘Aa’ishah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) narrates: After migrating to Madinah Munawwarah, on one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) could not fall asleep during the night (out of fear that the enemy would attack him). It was then that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “If only there …

  • 8 October

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Ten

    Archery (continued): Hazrat ‘Aamir (rahimahullah), the son of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), narrates the following from Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): During the Battle of Khandaq (the Battle of the Trench), there was a disbeliever carrying a shield. He would use the shield to cover his face, and he would thereafter …

September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nine

    Archery: Hazrat Sa‘eed bin Musayyib (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was an excellent archer.” (Taareekh-ul-Islam 4/216) Imaam Zuhri (rahimahullah) has mentioned, “During the Battle of Uhud, Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) killed three disbelievers with the same arrow that was fired at him three times. The disbelievers had initially fired …

  • 23 September

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eight

    Jihaad: Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had mentioned, “I participated in the Battle of Badr at a time when I had only one strand of hair on my face. Later on, Allah Ta‘ala blessed me with a beard. (ibn Sa’d 3/105, Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa 3/62) Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had …

  • 17 September

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

    The Special Du‘aa of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): Hazrat ‘Aa’ishah bint Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the daughter of Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), narrates the following from Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): During the Battle of Uhud, (when the enemy had attacked from the rear and many Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) were killed on …

August, 2017

  • 12 August

    Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

    The First Arrow Fired for Islam Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was part of the army that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) had sent under Hazrat ‘Ubaidah bin Haarith (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) to Raabigh in order to intercept the caravan of the Quraish. During this expedition, the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) and the Quraish …