Sahabah

The importance of following the Senior Scholars

Question

Kindly inform if the following statement is attributed to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or the respected Sahabi, Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu):

“The people will remain upon goodness so long as they take knowledge from their Scholars, their greater ones and their elders. When they take knowledge from their young ones and their foolish ones, they will be destroyed.”

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The modesty of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question

I have heard that Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was not particular about pardah (covering herself) as long as Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) were buried in her house. However when Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was buried, whenever she entered there she used to observe pardah.

Could the above please be verified?

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Famous story of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Is the following story authentic?

Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was travelling and was approached by an armed thief. The Sahabi requested the thief to allow him to read four rakats of Salah. The thief allowed him and the Sahabi read Salah then made a du’a. A horseman came and killed the thief.

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The famous incident of Bilal (radiyallahu’anhu) returning to Madinah & calling the adhan…

Question

Please discuss the authenticity of the famous incident of Sayyiduna Bilal (radiyallahu’anhu) returning to Madinah and calling the adhan long after the demise of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) after seeing Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) in a dream.

Someone told me this story is not reliable and that we should not attribute it to Sayyiduna Bilal (radiyallahu’anhu).

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Sayyiduna Nu’ayman ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

There are certain narrations about the pranks of Sayyiduna Nu’ayman ibn Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhu), like the narration where he sold Suwaybit ibn Harmalah as a slave to a group of Arabs or where he slaughtered a camel that did not belong to him. What did the classical scholars say about this Sahabi , Nuayman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? I am just confused, because what he has done seems very strange/forbidden from a juristic perspective.

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