Lives of the Sahaabah

August, 2017

  • 5 August

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

    The First Blood Shed for the Cause of Islam Muhammed bin Ishaaq (rahimahullah) narrates: The Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) would (in the early days of Islam) go into the valleys when performing Salaah so that they would be able to keep their Salaah hidden from the …

July, 2017

  • 29 July

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

    Hijrah When Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and his brother, Hazrat ‘Umair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), the two sons of Abu Waqqaas, performed Hijrah from Makkah Mukarramah to Madinah Munawwarah, they stayed in the home and orchard of their brother, ‘Utbah bin Abi Waqqaas. ‘Utbah had built his home among the Banu ‘Amr …

  • 22 July

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

    Abu ‘Uthmaan (rahimahullah) narrates that Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) said: The following verse of the Qur’aan Majeed was revealed in my regard: وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَـٰنَ بِوَٰلِدَيْهِ حُسْنًا وَإِن جَـٰهَدَاكَ لِتُشْرِكَ بِى مَا لَيْسَ لَكَ بِهِ عِلْمٌ فَلَا تُطِعْهُمَآ We have enjoined upon man kindness to parents. And if they (your disbelieving …

  • 15 July

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

    Dream Before Accepting Islam Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: Prior to accepting Islam, I had a dream in which I saw that I was in absolute darkness and was unable to see anything. Suddenly, a moon illuminated the night and I began to follow it. In the dream, I saw …

  • 8 July

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

    Name: Hazrat Sa’d bin Abi Waqqaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Kunyah (agnomen): Abu Ishaaq (Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa vol 3 pg. 58) Father’s Name: Maalik bin Wuhaib bin ‘Abd Manaaf (Tabaqaat ibn Sa’d vol 3 pg. 101) Mother’s Name: Hamnah bint Sufyaan bin Umayyah bin ‘Abd Shams (Tabaqaat ibn Sa’d vol 3 pg. 101) Title: Faaris-ul-Islam (the Horseman of Islam) (Tahzeeb-ul-Kamaal …

April, 2017

  • 29 April

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seventeen

    Barakah in his Wealth Even after his Demise (continued) Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continues: In this manner, Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) sold some of their wealth (comprising of some portions of Ghaabah as well a few other properties) and completely settled the debts. (After settling the …

  • 22 April

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Sixteen

    Barakah in his Wealth Even after his Demise (continued) Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continues: Sometime thereafter, Hazrat Hakeem bin Hizaam (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) met Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and asked him, “O my nephew! How much is the debt that my brother owes?” Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair …

  • 8 April

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fifteen

    Barakah in his Wealth Even after his Demise (continued) Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continues: Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) then began to advise me regarding his debt saying, “O my son! If you are unable to pay any portion of the debt then seek the assistance of my ‘Mowla’ …

  • 1 April

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fourteen

    Barakah in his Wealth Even after his Demise Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: When Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) stood on the battlefield on the Day of Jamal, he called me. When I came and stood beside him, he addressed me saying, “O my son! There is nobody who …

March, 2017

  • 25 March

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Thirteen

    Name: Zubair bin ‘Awwaam bin Khuwailid bin Asad bin ‘Abdil ‘Uzzaa bin Qusayy (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Appellation: Abu ‘Abdillah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Mother’s Name: Safiyyah bint ‘Abdil Muttalib bin Haashim bin ‘Abd Manaaf bin Qusayy (radhiyallahu ‘anha) (ibn Sa’d 3/74) Physical Description: Muhammed bin ‘Umar (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu …