Archive For February 2, 2017

THE NINTH CALIPH

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THE 9th KHILAFAH   Abdullah ibn Jahsh was a cousin of the Prophet and his sister, Zaynab bint Jahsh, was a wife of the Prophet. He was the first to head a group of Muslims on an expedition and so was the first to be called “Amir al-Mu’mineen”Ñ Commander of the Believers.   Abdullah ibn…

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THE EIGHTH CALIPH

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THE 9th Khilafa   It was the fourth year after the Hijrah. The city of the Prophet was still under threat from within and without. From within. the influential Jewish tribe. the Banu anNadir. broke their agreement with the Prophet and made plans to kill him. For this, they were banished from the city. This…

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THE SEVENTH CALIPH

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THE 7th KHILAFAH   Khalid ibn al-Walid (592–642) also known as SayfAllah al-Maslul (the Drawn Sword of Allah), was a Sahabi, a companion of the prophet Muhammad(pbuh), and one of the greatest military commanders of all time. He is noted for his military tactics and prowess, commanding the forces of Muhammad(pbuh) and those of his…

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THE SIXTH CALIPH

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THE SIXTH KHILAFAH   Sayyidina Hazrat Bilal was an Abyssinian slave belonging to a Jew called Umayya Bin Khalf, who was a bitter enemy of Islam. He embraced Islam in its early days, during times when the non-believers would continuously harass the Muslims and never allow them a moment of peace. Hazrat Bilal’s love for…

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THE FIFTH CALIPH

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THE 5t KHILAFAH   The great warrior and companion Hazrat Hamza (Ra) was an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad(pbuh). His conversion to Islam was a sudden incident. After being bestowed with Prophethood, the Prophet Muhammad(pbuh) started preaching Islam publicly. For this reason the infidels started opposition and oppression. In the meantime one day the Prophet…

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ThE FOURTH CALIPH

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THE 4th KHALIFAH   “You [Ali] are my brother in this world and the next.” (Hadith)   Ali’s Election After Uthman’s martyrdom, the office of the caliphate remained unfilled for two or three days. Many people insisted that Ali should take up the office, but he was embarrassed by the fact that the people who…

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THE THIRD CALIPH

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THE THIRD KHILAFAH   “Every Prophet has an assistant, and my assistant will be Uthman.”(Hadith) Uthman’s Election When ‘Umar fell under the assassin’s dagger, before he died the people asked him to nominate his successor. ‘Umar appointed a committee consisting of six of the ten companions of the Prophet (peace be on him) about whom…

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THE SECOND CALIPH

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‘THE THIRD CALIPH (Kilafah) Umar’s Life “God has placed truth upon Umar’s tongue and heart. (Hadith)” During his last illness Abu Bakr had conferred with his people, particularly the more eminent among them. After this meeting they chose ‘Umar as his successor. ‘Umar was born into a respected Quraish family thirteen years after the birth…

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THE NOBLE KHILAFA

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THE NOBLE SUCCESSORS OF RASOOLULLAH(saw) We will insha Allah cover the successors of our beloved Prophet, Muhammad (saw) and their lives and activities.   The First Caliph, Abu Bakr(R.A.)   “If I were to take a friend other than my Lord, I would take Abu Bakr as a friend.” (Hadith)   Election to the Caliphate…

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