Seerah

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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The Islam of Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a friend of Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). He was an ‘itr merchant by trade. Due to his trade, he would often travel to Yemen. Hazrat ‘Afeef Kindi (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “I was once in Mina with Hazrat ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) when a man arrived. …

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The Islam of Hazrat Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

One day, Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was standing beside Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) on the right side performing salaah with him. Coincidentally, Abu Taalib passed by with Hazrat Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). When Abu Taalib saw Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) performing salaah with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), he addressed Hazrat Ja’far …

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The Islam of Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

Whenever the hour of salaah would approach, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) would perform his salaah secretly in a valley or mountain pass. On one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was performing his salaah with Hazrat ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) in a certain mountain pass when Abu Taalib suddenly came their way. …

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