Stories of the Sahabah - Companions of the Prophet

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Companions of The Prophet A compilation of 51 stories from ‘ Companions of The Prophet ’ by Abdul Wahid Hamid and Alim Online 2 Table of Contents Abdullah Ibn Abbas 4 Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As-Sahmi 8 Abdullah Ibn Jahsh 11 Abdullah Ibn Mas'ud 14 Abdullah Ibn Sailam 17 Abdullah Ibn Umar 19 Abdullah Ibn Umm Maktum 22 Abdur-Rahman Ibn Awf 25 Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari 28 Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari 31 Abu Dujana 34 Abu Musa Al-Ashari 37 Abu Hurayrah 40 Abu Sufyan Ibn Al-Harith 44 Abu Ubaydah ibn Al-Jarrah 47 Abu-d Dardaa 50 Abu-l Aas ibn ar-Rabiah 54 Adiyy Ibn Hatim 57 Al-Baraa Ibn Malil Al-Ansari 60 Amr Ibn Al-Jamuh 63 An-Nuayman Ibn Amr 64 An-Numan Ibn Muqarrin 69 At-Tufayl Ibn Amr Ad-Dawsi 72 Habib Ibn Zayd Al-Ansari 74 Hakim Ibn Hazm 77 Hudhayfah Ibn Al-Yaman 80 Ikrimah Ibn Abi Jahl 85 Jafar Ibn Abi Talib 88 Julaybib 92 Khabbab Ibn Al-Aratt 95 Muadh Ibn Jabal 98 Muhammad Ibn Maslamah 100 Musab Ibn Umayr 105 Nuaym Ibn Masud 110 Rabiah Ibn Kab 115 Sad Ibn Abi Waqqas 118 Said Ibn Aamir Al-Jumahi 123 3 Said Ibn Zayd 126 Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah 130 Salman Al-Farsi 133 Suhayb Ar-Rumi 136 Suhayl Ibn Amr 140 Talhah ibn Ubaydullah 145 Thabit Ibn Qays 149 Thumamah Ibn Uthal 151 Ubayy Ibn Kab 154 Umayr Ibn Sad Al-Ansari 157 Umayr Ibn Wahb 162 Uqbah Ibn Amir 165 Utbah Ibn Ghazwan 169 Zayd Al-Khayr 172 4 Abdullah Ibn Abbas Abdullah was the son of Abbas, an uncle of the noble Prophet. He was born just three years before the Hijrah. When the Prophet died, Abdullah was thus only thirteen years old. When he was born, his mother took him to the blessed Prophet who put some of his saliva on the babe's tongue even before he began to suckle. This was the beginning of the close and intimate tie between Abbas and the Prophet that was to be part of a life-long love and devotion. When Abdullah reached the age of discretion, he attached himself to the service of the Prophet. He would run to fetch water for him when he wanted to make wudu. During Salat, he would stand behind the Prophet in prayer and when the Prophet went on journeys or expeditions, he would follow next in line to him. Abdullah thus became like the shadow of the Prophet, constantly in his company. In all these situations he was attentive and alert to whatever the Prophet did and said. His heart was enthusiastic and his young mind was pure and uncluttered, committing the Prophet's words to memory with the capacity and accuracy of a recording instrument. In this way and through his constant researches later, as we shall see, Abdullah became one of the most learned companions of the Prophet, preserving on behalf of later generations of Muslims, the priceless words of the Messenger of God. It is said that he committed to memory about one thousand, six hundred and sixty sayings of the Prophet which are recorded and authenticated in the collections of al-Bukhari and Muslim. The Prophet would often draw Abdullah as a child close to him, pat him on the shoulder and pray:...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ACCT 502 taught by Professor Hassanouda during the Spring '11 term at German University in Cairo.

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