Hadhrat Abu Zar Ghifaari (Radhiallahu Anhu)

November, 2016

  • 26 November

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Fourteen

    The Different Narrations Describing the Demise of Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – continued The second narration describing the demise of Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) is as follows: When Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had neared his end, his wife began to cry. “What makes you cry?” he asked …

  • 19 November

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Thirteen

    The Date of the Demise of Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) passed away in Rabzah in the year 32 A.H. According some ‘Ulamaa, Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) passed away during Zul Hijjah in the year 31 A.H. (Siyar A’laam min Nubalaa 3/397, Usdul Ghaabah …

  • 12 November

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Twelve

    The Prophecy of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) regarding Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Passing Away Alone Hazrat Abdullah bin Mas‘ood (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) departed for Tabook, some people began to remain behind in order to abandon the expedition. As this would happen, the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu …

  • 5 November

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eleven

    Glimpses of the Austerity and Asceticism of Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu): Sa‘eed bin ‘Ataa’ bin abi Marwaan (rahimahullah) narrates the following from his father: I once saw Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) performing Salaah while wearing only a lower garment. I therefore said to him, “O Abu Zar (radhiyallahu …

October, 2016

  • 22 October

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Ten

    The Adherence of Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) to the Instruction of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): When Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) left Shaam and arrived in Madinah Munawwarah, Hazrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) said to him, “Why don’t you stay with me? The milk-giving she camels will come to you …

  • 15 October

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Nine

    Moving to Rabzah: Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) remained in Shaam until the era of Hazrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). During the rule of Hazrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Mu‘aawiyah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), the governor over Shaam, wrote to Hazrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and mentioned that the people were complaining about Hazrat …

  • 8 October

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eight

    Honoring the Guests: ‘Isa bin ‘Umailah Al-Fazaari (rahimahullah) mentions that a certain person told him the following: I noticed that when Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would milk his goats, he would give his neighbors and guests to drink before he drank himself. One night, I saw him milk his …

July, 2016

  • 30 July

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Seven

    Kindness to Neighbors: ‘Isa bin ‘Umailah (rahimahullah) narrates from a person who had seen Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) that whenever Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would milk his goats, he would first give his neighbors and guests the milk to drink and would only himself drink thereafter. (Siyar A‘laam …

  • 23 July

    Hazrat Abu Zar Ghifaari (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

    Hijrah (Migrating to Madinah Munawwarah): Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) migrated to Madinah Munawwarah after the battles of Badr and Uhud were fought. In some narrations, it is mentioned that he migrated after the battle of Khandaq. (Isaabah 7/107, Usdul Ghaabah 1/343, ibn Sa‘d 4/170, Istee‘aab 1/321) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi …

April, 2016

  • 30 April

    Hazrat Abu Zar Ghifaari (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Five

    Hazrat Abu Zar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Advises the Commander of the Army to Uphold Justice Imaam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) narrates: When Hazrat Yazid bin Abi Sufyaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was governor over Shaam, the people engaged in Jihaad and acquired booty and were victorious. Among the spoils of war was a beautiful slave …