Tag Archives: Hayatus Sahabah

April, 2021

  • 20 April

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding guarding the Muslim camp

    Question Is this a reliable narration? وروي عن نافع عن ابن عمر أنه قدم على عمر بن الخطاب من الرباط فقال له : كم رابطت ؟ قال ثلاثين يوما قال : عزمت عليك الا رجعت حتى تتمها أربعين يوما وان رابط أكثر فله أجره

June, 2020

  • 16 June

    A query regarding a Sahabi emulating Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is there any narration which states that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was walking on a pathway when there was a branch of a tree hanging in his way and he bent to avoid the branch and later when a Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was walking on the same pathway he bent down at that spot despite the branch not …

February, 2018

August, 2017

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    Ruling of going out for long periods in the path of Allah

    Question I have come across a narration in Hayatus Sahabah from which it is understood that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) passed a decision that a man could not go in the path of Allah and leave his wife for more than 4 – 6 months. Keeping this narration in mind, what is the ruling regarding married ‘Ulama going for 1 …

December, 2016

  • 23 December

    A query regarding ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) questioning in the grave

    Question Is this narration reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was once explaining what will happen in the grave when the Angels come to question a person. Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) if he will be stable during questioning. When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied in the affirmative, he said, ‘Then I will be …

July, 2016

  • 27 July

    Another incident regarding the awe of ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and his fear of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Please provide the reference for the following incident: Certain Sahabah once got together. Among them were ‘Ali, ‘Uthman, Talhah, Zubayr, Sa’d and ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhum). ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had the most courage to speak to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu). They sent ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) to tell ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that …

April, 2016

  • 7 April

    Parting advices to those going in the path of Allah

    Question Was it the common practice of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) to give Hidayat (Guidelines) to anyone going in the Path of Allah Ta’ala, from individuals to jamats?

March, 2016

  • 23 March

    The letter of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) to the river Nile

    Question Is this incident authentic and suitable to quote: Ibn Kathir (rahimahullah) said: It was narrated to us via Ibn Lahiy’ah from Qays ibn al-Hajjaj from someone who told him: When Egypt was conquered, its people came to ‘Amr ibnul ‘As (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and said to him: O Amir, this Nile of ours is used to something and cannot flow unless …

  • 16 March

    Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) miraculously given water

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Ummu Ayman (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrated: “When I was making Hijrah, I had no supplies or water with me, I was about to die of thirst. I was fasting, and when it was time to break my fast, I heard a noise above my head. So, I looked up, and saw a waterskin hanging above my head. …

February, 2016

  • 17 February

    Victory through the blessing of the hair of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question I request your help in telling us about the authenticity and correct translation of this narration and is it suitable to quote? حَدَّثَنِي عَلِيُّ بْنُ عِيسَى ، أَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ نَجْدَةَ ، ثَنَا سَعِيدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ ، ثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ ، ثَنَا عَبْدُ الْحَمِيدِ بْنُ جَعْفَرٍ ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ ، أَنَّ خَالِدَ بْنَ الْوَلِيدِ ، فَقَدْ قَلَنْسُوَةً لَهُ يَوْمَ الْيَرْمُوكِ …

November, 2015

July, 2015

  • 27 July

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu’anhu) Islam

    Question I came across the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari: I heard Sa`id bin Zaid bin `Amr bin Nufail saying in the mosque of Al-Kufa: “By Allah, I have seen myself tied and forced by `Umar to leave Islam before `Umar himself embraced Islam…[..]” My question is: How does this fit with the well known story of Umar (radiyallahu’anhu)’s accepting …