Seerah

The Islam of Hazrat ‘Amr bin ‘Abasah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

Hazrat ‘Amr bin ‘Abasah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continued: As soon as I heard of Rasulullah’s (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) appearance, I went to Makkah and met him in secret. On meeting him, I asked, “Who are you?” He replied, “I am the messenger of Allah.” I asked, “Did Allah Ta‘ala send you …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Amr bin ‘Abasah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part One

Hazrat ‘Amr bin ‘Abasah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says: From the very beginning, I disassociated myself from idol worship and I was completely averse to it. I understood and knew that idols could neither benefit nor harm and were mere pieces of stone. On one occasion, I met a scholar from the …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Ammaar bin Yaasir (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat Suhaib bin Sinaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

Hazrat ‘Ammaar bin Yaasir (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says: Hazrat Suhaib bin Sinaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and I had come to Daar-e-Arqam at the same time. We met at the door of Daar-e-Arqam, while Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was inside, and asked each other what our intention for coming to see Rasulullah (sallallahu …

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The Islam of few Sahaabah after Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

On the day after Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam, Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) brought the following luminaries to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin Maz‘oon (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Abu ‘Ubaidah bin Jarraah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat Abu Salamah bin ‘Abdil Asad (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat Arqam bin Arqam …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) relates: Not even a few days had passed when the respected daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), Hazrat Ruqayyah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), came into my nikaah. Everyone was overjoyed and pleased with our nikaah. In this regard, my aunt, Su‘daa, recited the following poetry: هدى الله عثمان …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says: While I was in conversation with Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), it so happened that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) passed by. Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was with him, and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) had a cloth in his blessed hand. On seeing Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continued: I responded, “O aunt! You are speaking of something which is such that I have never before heard its name in this city. I don’t understand.” Upon this, Su’daa elaborated: محمد بن عبد اللّٰه رسول من عند اللّٰه جاء بتنزيل اللّٰه يدعو إلى اللّٰه قوله …

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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Uthmaan bin ‘Affaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part One

Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says: I once entered my home and found my aunt (mother’s sister), Su’daa, sitting among the household. My aunt would engage in soothsaying. The moment she saw me, she said: أبشر وحييت ثلاثا وترا      ثم ثلاثا وثلاثا أخرى ثم بأخرى كي تتم عشرا    …

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The Islam of Hazrat Khaalid bin Sa‘eed bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

Hazrat Khaalid (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) continued: When my father learnt that I had embraced Islam, he beat me so severely that my head was wounded. He broke a stick on my head and said, “You are following Muhammed (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) who has opposed all the people! He speaks ill of …

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The Islam of Hazrat Khaalid bin Sa‘eed bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part One

Hazrat Khaalid bin Sa‘eed bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was among the first people to embrace Islam. He was either the fourth or fifth Sahaabi to accept Islam. Before accepting Islam, he saw the following dream. He says: I dreamt that I was standing at the edge of a broad and …

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