June, 2023

  • 19 June

    Hazrat Umar’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Respect for Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) always acknowledged the lofty position of Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and he did not regard himself to be equal to Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). On one occasion, a group of people praised Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) saying, “By Allah! We never saw a man …

  • 12 June

    Hazrat Umar’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Concern for Salaah

    Hazrat Umar’s (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Concern for Salaah On the morning that Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was stabbed, Hazrat Miswar bin Makhramah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) came to see him. On entering, he found Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) covered with a sheet and unconscious. Hazrat Miswar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) asked those present, “How is …

  • 5 June

    Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Honoring the Azwaaj-e-Mutahharaat (radhiyallahu ‘anhun)

    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 …

May, 2023

  • 29 May

    Precaution in Public Wealth

    The precaution which Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) exercised when dealing with public wealth was indeed proverbial. On one occasion, some musk and ambergris (a type of perfume) arrived from Bahrain. As it was public wealth, Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “By Allah! I wish to find a person who is …

  • 21 May

    Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Reminding Himself of Accountability in the Hereafter

    Despite Allah Ta’ala blessing Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) to be among the ten people that were promised Jannah in this world, and being the second khalifah of Islam, he was extremely humble and greatly feared accountability before Allah Ta‘ala on the Day of Qiyaamah. It is reported that on one …

  • 15 May

    Hazrat Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) Wishing to Meet Allah Ta’ala with the Actions of Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat Abdullah bin Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) mentions: I was present on the occasion when the body of Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was placed on the bier after his martyrdom. People began to throng around his body. While waiting for his body to be raised and taken for burial, they were …

  • 8 May

    Happiness of Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) once said to Hazrat Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) (the uncle of Hazrat Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)), “I was more pleased with your Islam than the Islam of my father, as your Islam brought more happiness to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) than the Islam of my father.” (Sharhu …

March, 2023

February, 2023

  • 27 February

    Hazrat Abu Bakr – An Embodiment of Goodness and Compassion

    On one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) enquired from the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), “Who amongst you is fasting today?” Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) replied, “I am fasting today.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) then enquired, “Who amongst you has visited a sick person today?” Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) replied, …

  • 20 February

    The First Person of this Ummah to Enter Jannah

    In the Mubaarak Hadith, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) explained that his ummah will enter Jannah before all the other ummats, and from his entire ummah, Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) will be the first person after him to enter Jannah. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Hazrat Jibreel (‘alaihis salaam) appeared before …

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