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Questions tagged [sahaba]

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

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For which sahaba banana comes on Earth?

There is a history that banana comes from jannah to Earth for a specific sahaba but I don't know the name of that sahaba
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Name the sihabi whose four generation are sihabih?

There are thousands of sihabi whom predecessor and successors are sihabi but is there any sihabi whos maximum generation are sihabi ?
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Is the term sighaar as-Sahaba agreed upon among hadith scholars?

Often we find in books of hadith scholars and historians (biographers) the expression that a certain narrator was among sighar as-Sahaba صغار الصحابة (maybe one could translate it small Sahabi). From ...
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Did Sahaba (Ra) eat 3 meals a day?

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Prophet Muhammed (Saw) said that the worst vessel to fill is one's stomach. (Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2380) Keeping that in mind, Did the Sahaba* or the ...
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Did Hazrat Owais Qarni(May Allah be pleased with him) lies in the category of sahaba?

As, Hazrat Owais Qarni(May Allah be pleased with him) was in the time of Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him) but he never met to the prophet(Peace be upon him). Did he considered as sahaba(R.A) or ...
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Prophets are called as عليه السلام and Sahaba are called as رضي الله عنه. What is the logic behind it?

Prophets are called as عليه السلام and sahabas are called as رضي الله عنه. What is the logic behind it? And if we called sahaba as عليه السلام, is it forbidden in Islam and if it is forbidden why it ...
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Why did the prophet hope to be supported by one of the two 'Omar's?

Imam at-Tirmdihi has compiled a hadith quoting the supplication or statement of our prophet ()saying: "O Allah! Honor Islam through the most dear of these two men to you: Through Abu Jahl or ...
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What is the evidence that 'Omar ibn al-Khattab is called “abu Hafs أبو حفص” while he actually has no son named Hafs?

This question appears similar to Why is Abu Bakr (R) called Abu Bakr, when out of his sons none is named Bakr?, and the explanation for the why is already given in my answer for this question. But it ...
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Help me find hadith regarding sahaba feeling sad to slaughter animals

Assalamu Alaikum to my Muslim Brothers, I have been trying to find a hadith in which it was narrated that one of the sahaba confessed to the Holy Prophet Muhammed (Saw) that he deep down felt sad ...
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Did any of the sahaba - beside the Prophet Muhammad himself - give fatwa? (Shi'a view)

During the life time of the Prophet () did anybody of the sahabah give fatwa according to Shi'a sources? If so who was/were this/these sahabi/sahabah? And under what circumstances did he/they give ...
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Is there a difference between taxes and customs in Islam?

هل هناك دليل شرعي يخرج الضرائب من المكوس ذات العقوبة العظيمة في الإسلام؟ هل فرض النبي أو أحدا من الخلفاء دفع مال علي المسلمين غير الزكاة؟ Is there evidence that makes taxes different than customs ...
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How did the Prophet(s) & Sahaba confirm Ramadan / Eid start date?

Here in South Africa, we sight the moon according to the Sunnah to determine whether it is the start of Ramadan, or the end respectively. And not every location in South Africa gets to sight the moon. ...
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Where in the books of Ahl al-Kitab the Sahaba were mentioned?

Allah the Almighty gives us two examples in surat al-Fath (48:29): Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves. You see ...
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Looking for a source of narration of Bilal being an advocate for a marriage candidate!

In one of the lessons of sheikh 'Omar Abdulkafy I witnessed around 17-20 years ago he narrated a story for which I'm looking for both source and authenticity: The story is about a Muslim man (It ...
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Which surahs have been explicitly highlighted as recommended to memorize to obtain knowledge about Allah's rulings?

Certainly memorizing the Qur'an is a good deed and highly recommended. I remember having read some statements of the sahaba (in the book hayat as-Sahaba: the life of the companions) saying that one ...
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How many sahaba's are declared that they are going to heaven when they alive [closed]

I heard few sahaba's they got the ticket to heaven when they are in the earth: like Umar R.A and Abubakar How many else got there? Who are the favorite sahabas of the Prophet?
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Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina?

Who was the first person to lead prayer in Madina? Was it Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him), or was it any Sahaba? If so, what was their name?
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Did anyone other than Muhammad (sallahu alahi wa sallam) see Jibreel (alaihi salam)?

I know from the sirah of Rasullah that at the beginning of revelation when Jibreel came to Earth and called Rasullah after he (Rasullah) saw him and got frightened, he ran into his house and asked ...
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Sahabi who got sick after reading a surah

There was a sahabi who got very ill after he read a Surah I want to know the name of the Sahabi the name of the Surah too I don’t intent to do anything wrong it’s just a quiz I was asked I wonder what ...
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Looking for a statement attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab about how to really know a person

I've at least once heard from Sheikh 'Omar 'Abdulkafi a story he attributed to 'Omar ibn al-Khattab. As it is long ago I've already forgotten the details, but I hopefully can provide enough ...
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Why is Abu Bakr (R) called Abu Bakr, when out of his sons none is named Bakr?

'Abu' basically means father. Then I was assuming why isn't any of his sons named 'Bakr'
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How do we call a hadith which a sahabi has narrated on the authority of another sahabi?

I'm sure that the sahaba were used to remind each other of the teachings of our Prophet (), so it could certainly be that Sahabi A has witnessed the Prophet doing or saying something, while Sahabi B ...
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Who claimed that “and planned that which they were not to attain” (9:74) refers to abu Sufyan and his son Mu'awiyah?

Allah () said in surat at-Tawba: They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam ...
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Explanation of Umar’s RA disagreement about the final statement

Any scholarly explanation of why Umar RA disagreed with the Prophets PBUH attempt at a final statement before his passing? Narrated Ibn 'Abbas: When the time of the death of the Prophet (ﷺ) ...
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Did the Sahabah and the Tabi‘un permit masturbation?

many of the Islamic scholars say that masturbation is haraam( Forbidden ), but. Abdullah ibn Umar and some others said that masturbation isn't haraam and there's no harm in it ? Please Somebody ...
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Did Ibn Taymiyyah say Ibn Umar was an innovator in religion?

Assalamou 'Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh Did Ibn Taymiyyah say that Ibn Umar (radwiy Allahu anhu) is a Bidati? Some people said that he did say this, and sent me the following as proof: ...
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Are there any sahabas of Muhammad (pbuh) who married trinity-believing christians?

I know that there are some sahabas of Muhammad pbuh who married christians. But what kind of christians were they? Did they believe in the trinity? Or were they non-trinitarian christians? Did they ...
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Which Sahaba were Jews and Christians before they became Muslim?

The Prophet had non-Arab Companions which converted to Islam. As they were non-Arab, their first religion wouldn't have been Arabian paganism, but something like Judaism or Christianity with the ...
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Does using abusive and bad words for the companions of Muhammad take one out of the fold of Islam?

Do abusive and bad words used for companions of Muhammad SAW take one out of Islam? Please give me feedback with authentic hadith and also Quran verses.
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On what basis are the Sahaba considered trustworthy narrators of Hadeeth?

In the course of evaluating a Hadeeth's authenticity, scholars of Hadeeth have to investigate each person in its chain(s) of narrators for two things: The trustworthiness of their character/...
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Only 10 Sahabas were given the news of Paradise, what about the others? [duplicate]

There were many of Sahabas (Peace & Blessing upon all of them), some says 200 000, some other says 124 000 witnessed the farewell. Thousands of Sahabas RA died in battles. Out of all these Sahabas,...
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Authenticity of story of Umar ibn al Khattab allowing Christian to beat his head with whip?

I would like to know the authenticity and source of a long story apparently narrated by Anas ibn Malik, about a Coptic Christian being wronged by the son of a Governor of Egypt during the reign of ...
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Prohibition of Animal Fights in Islam

Most of the times, I came across the festivals held for animals/birds fighting. These festivals are also held in Muslims countries across the world, so I wonder if Islam specifically allows or forbids ...
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Does doubting the religious commitment of the Sahabah amount to kufr?

We know that Allah has said that some of the companions of the Prophet had gone astray. Based on this, if a person were to doubt the religious commitment of a Sahabah, such as if he were to doubt if ...
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Are there any surviving manuscript of books written by the scholars listed below?

Are there any surviving manuscript of books written by the scholars listed below? Abu Bakr As-Siddique Umar ibn al-Khattab Uthman ibn 'Affaan Ali ibn Abi Talib ibn Mas'ud ibn Abbas ibn ...
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What are the most complete, authentic, and comprehensive biographies of the Prophet's sahabah (companions)? [closed]

Please suggest literature / books that give the most complete, the most authentic, and the most comprehensive biographies regarding the Sahabah (The Companions) RA.
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Why can't our Sunni brothers agree to the curse of Muawiya ibn Abu Sufyan

"And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense shall be hell, he shall abide therein and God’s wrath shall be on him and his curse, and is prepared for him a great torment” (...
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Sahaba who married Christians and Jews

I wanted to know about the Sahabas who married christians and jews and whose wives did not accept Islam even after the marriage, for e.g. Muawiya I had one wife who was a jacobit christian, though i ...
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Is the Quran really preserved or are there missing parts of the Quran?

First of all, I'm sorry for the nature of this topic but recently, my Imaan has become weaker. Shaytan is flooding my mind with doubts. This morning, I started to doubt the preservation of the Quran (...
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Did Muhammad (saw) ever recite the entire Quran in front of the sahaba?

I read that during every Ramadan, Muhammad (s.a.w.) would recite the entire Quran to Jibreel. But did Muhammad (s.a.w.) do this privately with Jibreel? Or were the sahaba present at the scene? Did ...
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Did Umar have more than four wives after Muhammad revealed the restriction on men to having at most four?

Is it true according to sunnis that Hazrat Umar (R.A.) married daughter of Hazrat Ali (R.A.) after Muhammad's (S.A.W.) death? I think this is contradictory because at time of prophet's death Hazrat ...
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Hazrat Abu Bakr altercation with Hazrat Aisha?

Is this narration authentic? "Once there was an altercation between the Prophet and Hazrat Ayesha when they found Hazrat Abu Bakr as judge. Hazrat Ayesha said to the Prophet: You speak but don’t ...
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Contradictory hadiths on the most beloved individuals to the Holy Prophet in Jami at-Tirmidhi

Ever since I started exploring Sunnah.com (a website that hosts primary Sunni hadith sources), I have come across many questionable sets of hadiths which seem to reflect the influence of post-...
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What is the Shia view of Abdullah Ibn Umar?

The son of Umar Ibn Al Khattab. Do Shias accept his narrations?
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Whom among the Sahaba led prayers during the lifetime of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him)

During the lifetime of the Messenger of Allah () there have already been a lot of mosques and situations where some Sahaba () had to lead the prayers in congregation in the Masjid an-Nabawi in Medina ...
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Why Abu Hurraira changed his narration ?

BUKHARI HADITH: Volume 7, Book 64, Number 268: Narrated Abu Huraira: "The Prophet said, 'The best alms is that which is given when one is rich, and a giving hand is better than a taking one, ...
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Namaz E Janaaza of Hazrat Khadeeja (RA)

Who offered the Namaz E Janaazah of Hadhrat Khadeejah (RA)?? Some people said that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and some people said that Hadhrat Ali Bin Abi Talib (RA). I want to know the correct answer ...
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Did the companions of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H) stay truthful to the original message?

Did the companions of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H) stay devoted and truthful to the original message or did they corrupt it? (During and after the life of Prophet Isa (P.B.U.H))
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What is the meaning of “Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith?

What exactly is the meaning of the Phrase "Let (or Shall) my parents be sacrificed for you" while talking to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the companions mostly used for showing respect. What ...
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Can I be Shi'a while still believing that Allah has blessed the khoulafaa (Omar, Othman, Abou Bakr)?

I found Du'a made by Khomayni (Shi'a) دعاء صنمي قريش asking Allah to take Khoulafaa (Omar, Othman, Abou Bakr) into the eternal hell. I also saw many Shi'a fatwas which say that العشرة المبشرين بالجنة ...