After the conquest of Egypt, Hadhrat Umar (radhiyallahu anhu) appointed Hadhrat Amr Ibnul Aa’s (radhiyallahu anhu) as the governor. He was informed that the River Nile had dried up. On making enquiries, he learnt that the drying up of the River Nile was an annual event. The people would sacrificeRead More →

ONCE ON AN INTENSELY hot day, Hadhrat Abdullah Ibn Umar (Radhiyallahu anhu) was on the outskirts of Madinah Tayyibah with some of his Students. It was time for meals. The dastarkhwaan was spread. A shepherd with a flock of goats was passing nearby. He made Salaam. Hadhrat Abdullah Ibn UmarRead More →

ON THE OUTSKIRTS of Madinah Munawwarah there lived a blind old lady. It was during the Khilaafat of Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiyallahu anhu) that Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallahu anhu) would daily tend to the needs of the old blind lady. He would personally fill her containers with water and see toRead More →

GENEROSITY OF THE SAHAABAH Hadhrat Abdullah Bin Ja’far, Hadhrat Hasan, Hadhrat Husain (radhiyallahu anhum) and  one Ansaari companion were travelling from Makkah to Madinah. Along the journey they were caught in a storm. They sought refuge in the tent of a Bedouin. After cessation of the rain, the A’raabi (Bedouin)Read More →

HE GAINED 1000% PROFIT Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated that once there was a severe drought and famine in Madinah Munawwarah. A caravan of camels laded with wheat was imported by Hadhrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahu anhu) from Syria. When the caravan entered Madinah, the traders hastened to Hadhrat Uthmaan (radhiyallahuRead More →

HADHRAT SALMAAN FAARSI’S SIMPLICITY HADHRAT SALMAAN FAARSI (Radhiyallahu anhu) was the oldest among the Sahaabah. He lived for 250 years. According to one narration his age was 350 years. He led a life of extreme simplicity and austerity. The changing of circumstances did not affect his life of simplicity. Hadhrat UmarRead More →

THE EFFECTS OF NAMES The neighbour of Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahmatullah alayh) was a Raafdhi (a Shiah) who owned two mules. He named the one Abu Bakr and the other Umar. Shiahs are notorious for their vilification of the Sahaabah. One day one of the mules kicked the Raafdhi and split open hisRead More →

HAZRAT ABU BAKR RADHIYALLAHU ANHU Hazrat Ali Radhiyallahu Anhu asked: “Should I not inform you of the most superior of this ummah after their Nabi?” [The people replied positively.] He said, “Abu Bakr.” He then asked, “Should I not inform you of the most superior of this ummah after AbuRead More →