Lives of the Sahaabah

October, 2017

  • 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 …

  • 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 …