Loving the Sahaba and Sahabiyaat RA

First Muhaajir Child Born Post-Hijrah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Narrated Asma’ bint Abu Bakr RA: I conceived ‘Abdullah bin Az-Zubayr at Makkah and went out (of Makkah) while I was about to give birth. I came to Madinah and encamped at […]

Motivational Lesson from the Seerah: لا عيش إلا عيش الآخره

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين They were progressing even when there were all possible reasons to limit their patience. Afterall, weren’t they too humans like us and had needs just like us? Yet, they had optimism and […]

“…you will be to me like Haroon to Musa?…”

Narrated Sa’d RA: Allah’s Apostle set out for Tabuk appointing ‘Ali as his deputy (in Medina). ‘Ali said, “Do you want to leave me with the children and women?” The Prophet said, “Will you not be pleased that you will be to me like Aaron (Haroon) to Moses? But there will be no prophet after […]

‘Aisha RA: “…I never thought that anyone cried out of happiness.”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Abu Bakr RA’s Migration with the Messenger of Allah salalahu ‘alayhi wasalam *** [Taken from: ‘The Biography of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq RA’ by Ali Muhammad Sallaabee, pp. 84-85]

‘Amr b. Taghlib RA & The Honorable Ayah

If only they had been satisfied with what Allah and His Messenger gave them and said, “Sufficient for us is Allah ; Allah will give us of His bounty, and [so will] His Messenger; indeed, we are desirous toward Allah ,” [it would have been better for them]. [Surat at-Tawbah, 9:59] ~ Often times, those […]

No Retirement for Abu Talhah RA

March forth, whether you are light (being healthy, young and wealthy) or heavy (being ill, old and poor), strive hard with your wealth and your lives in the Cause of Allâh. This is better for you, if you but knew.  [Surat at-Tawbah, 9:41; tafseer here] ~ `Ali bin Zayd narrated that Anas said: Abu Talhah […]

Just for a Smile: Abu Bakr RA on Al-Hasan RA

Narrated ‘Uqba bin Al-Harith: I saw Abu Bakr carrying Al-Hasan and saying, “Let my father be sacrificed for you; you resemble the Prophet and not ‘Ali,” while ‘Ali was laughing at this. [Sahih al Bukhari; Book # 57: Companions of the Prophet, Hadith # 93]