Shi’ism

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 25 February

    The Respect of the Sahaabah for the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat

    The Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat (the respected wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)) were from among the Ahl-e-Bayt of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). In the Qur’aan Majeed, Allah Ta‘ala had referred to them as the ‘Mothers of the Believers’ and the Ahl-e-Bayt of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The Saahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) held them …

  • 18 February

    Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Preferring the Ahl-e-Bayt Over the Other Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum)

    The wealth of the Bayt-ul-Maal during the period of the Khilaafah of Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was distributed among the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) in accordance to their relationship with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). Hazrat Umar’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) love for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and the Ahl-e-Bayt could be gauged through …

  • 11 February

    The Love of Hazrat Zainul ‘Aabideen (rahimahullah) for Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Muhammed bin ‘Ali (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident that transpired between his father and a person who bore enmity for Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). He says: A person once came to my father, ‘Ali bin Husain (rahimahullah), who was famously known as Zainul ‘Aabideen (rahimahullah), and said, “Tell me …

January, 2019

  • 28 January

    Affording the Greatest Respect to the Blessed Family of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

    The incident below highlights the highest level of respect which Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would show to the blessed family of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam): During the period of his khilaafah, Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) made mashwarah with the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) and consulted them in regard to how the …

  • 21 January

    Honouring the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat

    Hazrat Aslam (rahimahullah), the slave of Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), reports that Hazrat ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had nine special platters reserved for sending gifts to the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat (respected wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and mothers of the ummah). Hazrat Aslam (rahimahullah) mentioned that whenever any delicacy, fruit or meat …

  • 14 January

    The Love of Hazrat Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and the Ahl-e-Bayt

    Hazrat Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a wealthy Sahaabi of the Ansaar who lived in Madinah Munawwarah. Allah Ta‘ala had blessed him with such generosity and love for the Ahl-e-Bayt that his heart could be aptly described as a heart of gold. Whenever Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) married, Hazrat …

  • 2 January

    Hazrat Abu Hurairah’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Reverence for Hazrat Hasan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat Sa‘eed bin Abi Sa‘eed Al-Maqburi (rahimahullah) narrates the following incident: On one occasion, we were present with Hazrat Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) when Hazrat Hasan bin ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) came to us and greeted us with salaam. When the group heard him make salaam, they replied, after which Hazrat …

December, 2018

  • 31 December

    Concern for Hazrat Husain (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Below is an incident which exemplifies the profound love and concern that the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) had for the Ahl-e-Bayt. We clearly see, from this incident, that Hazrat ‘Uthmaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin Ja’far (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and his beloved mother, Hazrat Asmaa bint ‘Umais (radhiyallahu ‘anha), showed great concern …

  • 24 December

    The Concern and Love of the Sahaabah for the Ahl-e-Bayt

    The Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) were an embodiment of love and they displayed the highest degree of love for each other at every opportunity. This conduct of deep concern and love for each other was natural within them, as they regarded themselves to belong to one brotherhood of Islam. When they …

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