Lives of the Sahaabah

March, 2017

  • 18 March

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twelve

    Responding to the Call of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) After the Battle of Uhud ٱلَّذِينَ ٱسْتَجَابُوا لِلَّـهِ وَٱلرَّسُولِ مِن بَعْدِ مَآ أَصَابَهُمُ ٱلْقَرْحُ لِلَّذِينَ أَحْسَنُوا مِنْهُمْ وَٱتَّقَوْا أَجْرٌ عَظِيمٌ ﴿١٧٢﴾ Of those who answered the call of Allah and the Messenger, even after being wounded, for those among them who …

  • 11 March

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eleven

    ‘Urwah (rahimahullah) narrates that Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “During the battle of Ahzaab (also known as the Battle of Khandaq), ‘Umar bin abi Salamah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and I were made to remain back with the women in the fortress of Hassaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). We would then take …

  • 4 March

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Ten

    ‘Urwah (rahimahullah) narrates that Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) once said to his father, Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), “O my father! I saw you attacking the disbelievers astride your red horse during the Battle of Khandaq.” Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) replied, “O my son! Did you really see me …

February, 2017

  • 9 February

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nine

    Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) of the Same Age Musa bin Talhah (rahimahullah) has mentioned that Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Talhah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat Sa’d (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) were all born in the same year. (Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa 3/28) Islam at the Hands of Hazrat Abu …

  • 4 February

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eight

    Steadfastness on Islam Abul Aswad narrates the following: Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had accepted Islam at the age of eight, and made hijrah at the age of eighteen. His uncle would suspend him in a pen and would light a fire so that he would suffer from the smoke. His …

January, 2017

  • 29 January

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

    Wounds in the Path of Allah Ta‘ala Hafs bin Khaalid (rahimahullah) narrates that an old man who arrived from Mowsil had told him the following: I once accompanied Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) on one of his journeys. During the course of the journey, while we were in an open, barren …

  • 21 January

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

    The Generosity of Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Hishaam bin ‘Urwah mentions that seven Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) had appointed Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) as the executor of their estate after their demise. Among these Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) were Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat ‘Abdur Rahmaan bin ‘Auf (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Miqdaad …

  • 12 January

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Five

    The First Person to Draw his Sword for the Sake of Allah Hazrat ‘Urwah bin Zubair (rahimahullah) narrates the following: Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam at the age of eight. On one occasion, Shaitaan caused a false rumor to spread that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) had been seized and …

December, 2016

  • 31 December

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

    Receiving the title ‘Special Helper’ of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) On the occasion of the Battle of Ahzaab, also known as the Battle of Khandaq (the Battle of the Trench), the Muslims received the information that the Banu Quraizah had broken their pledge of allegiance to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) …

  • 24 December

    Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

    Glad Tidings of Martyrdom Hazrat Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was once on Mount Hiraa when it began to shake. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) addressed the mountain saying, “Be still, O Hiraa! For only a Nabi, a siddeeq, and a martyr stands upon you.” When …