Sahabah means companions. It usually refers to the companions of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon Him.

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Confusion about the conferment of A.S instead of R.A on the Sahaba Ali?

Assalamu Alaikum, Please is A.S instead of R.A conferred on Ali? My understanding is A.S is for Prophets and R.A is for the Companions and the Tabi'in.
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The authencity of the famous sermon by Ali ibn Abi Talib known as ash-Shiqshiqiyyah (Sunni view)

I read this sermon in Nahjul Balagha. Is it an authentic sermon of Ali ibn Abi Talib or not?
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According to the Sunni view, did hazrat Umar RA initiate bayt to Abu Bakr RA without consulting the other companions?

This article explains the historical bayts given by the four caliphs of Islam and the circumstances surrounding them, one of interesting comments quotes: As for ʿUmar ibn al-Khattab's statement ...
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Can Nahjul Balagha be attributed to Amir Al-Mo'menin Imam Ali?

Mainly, Is this book made by others and attributed by Imam Ali? Or Is the book all from Imam Ali's speeches or a part of it is from him and other parts are from others? Meanwhile, Are the oppositions ...
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How can Ka'ab predicted Umar death?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ka%27ab_al-Ahbar Ka'b :Amir al-Muminin, you ought to write your will because you will die in three days. Umar : How do you know that ? Ka'b : I found it in the Book of ...
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Who washed the Prophet's(PBUH) Janasa?

Who were the persons(sahabas)R.A washed the Prophet's(PBUH) Janasa(deadbody)? Who was the Imam for the funeral prayer of Prophet(PBUH)?
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what are the verses that mention the sahaba/companions in the Quran?

I am looking for verses in the Quran that mention the companions of the prophet Mohamed. Can anyone help me find these verses ?
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Why Sunnies put “Karram Allahu Wajhah” after name of Ali ibn Abi Talib?

Sunni brothers normally use "Rathi Allahu Anh" after the name of Sahaba of prophet Muhammad (PBUH). But in many cases use "Karram Allahu Wajhah" for Ali ibn Abi Talib. For instance on some tiles of ...
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Why bilal R.A name was not included in the names of ten sahabas to enter paradise?

I have seen a hadith in Sunni references that Abdul Rahman bin `Awf said: The prophet (PBOH) said: Abu Bakr in Paradise Omar in Paradise Uthman in Paradise Ali in Paradise Talha ...
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Shape and size of beard in Islam [closed]

I see the question discussed in this site which reveals the reason of growing beard and also the question discussed about importance of beard in islam. I need to clarify some doubts about cutting of ...
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Who are Sahaba and what qualify to be a Sahaba?

What does the word Sahaba stand for ? Who qualify to be Sahaba? How many people were Sahaba?
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What is difference between Khulfa-e-rashideen and Sahaba?

A basic question. What is the difference between khulfa-e-rashideen and Sahaba? Are these two words referring the same persons. Asking this question as I am not good at urdu, and I hear many times ...
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How many wives did Hazrat Hassan (R.A) had?

I have heard rumors that Hassan (RA),grand child of the prophet, had over 100 wives (4 at a time though). I found this reference which talks about this claim too Some have reported 70 wives. ...
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How did Talha bin Ubaidullah die?

Talha bin Ubaidullah (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the Ashara al-Mubasharîn bi-l-Janna. How did he die? Was it natural death? or, he died in battle? I would like to listen to both Sunni ...
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Where were the stories of the sahaba recorded?

There are many stories about the sahaba such as the story of how Umar ibn al khattab reverted to islam that are very well known, and are retold in various lectures and sermons by religious figures. ...
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Why does Shi'a Islam differ so much regarding Abu Bakr, Omar and Othman, compared to Sunni teachings?

It is well-known that Sunnis treat the closest companions of the Prophet (i.e., Abu Bakr, Omar Ibn Alkhattab and Othman Ibn Affan (Radiya Allahu Anhum رضي الله عنهم اجمعين)) with the greatest of ...