When he was hindered from spelling out his fatwa (formal legal opinion in Islamic law), he raised his voice and said to those hindering him, ‘By the name of the One in Whose hands my soul is, if you put the sword to my neck and I still thought that I could carry out a word I’ve heard from the Prophet SAW before you cut, I would carry it out.’. He asked: Do you know where this sets? In the year 32 AH, the self-denying Abu Dharr … When he looked towards his right, he laughed and when he looked toward his left he wept. Abu Dharr, whose real name was “Jundub bin Junada” was a combative and brave member of his tribe. H | The Mu'adh-dhin again wanted to pronounce the Adhan for the prayer but the Prophet said, "Let it become cooler," till the shadows of the hillocks become equal to their sizes. Neither deceiving himself or anyone else, nor allowing anyone to deceive him. Dedicated to bringing you error free hadith with your help insha-Allah! It was as if the Prophet had seen the whole of Abu Dharr’s destiny and future, so he bestowed upon him this precious advice. Abu Dharr, who possessed the most truthful tongue on earth, as the Prophet SAW described him, stood up. *And he asked me to frequently say, ‘There is no power nor might except Allah’s.’. Once the amir of Syria sent three hundred dinars to Abu Dharr to meet his needs. He spent his whole life focusing on the faults of power and the faults of money. Then he asked them again, ‘Can’t you find this verse in the Book of Allah? Abu Dharr narrated the hadith hadith 281. Once the amir of Syria sent three hundred dinars to Abu Dharr to meet his needs. Then he again wanted to pronounce the Adhan but the Prophet; said to him, "Let it become cooler." He asked me to be kind to my relatives. One day the people turned around. Then I passed by Jesus and he said, 'Welcome! 652/53) war ein Gefährte des Propheten Mohammed und ist eine der am meisten diskutierten Figuren des frühen Islam.Während des Kalifats von ʿUthmān ibn ʿAffān übte er heftige Kritik an der Selbstbereicherung der Umayyaden. Dienstag 5-6-2012 | IslamWeb . It will be a cause of disgrace and remorse on the Day of Resurrection, except for the one who takes it up with a full sense of responsibility and fulfills what is entrusted to him - Encyclopedia of Translated Prophetic Hadiths No one is left except me, and now I am dying in a desert land. Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Night Prayers in... Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Faith. If he’s any good, he will reach you. He asked me never to ask anyone for anything (i.e. V | By Allah, I'll spread Islam among the Quraish whatever may be. The Islamic campaigns continued, thus bringing under control more regions. Abu Dharr did not sleep a wink the rest of that night because of his intense longing to see the Prophet and listen to the words of revelation. Then he immediately remembered the Prophet’s admonition to replace opposition and rebellion with patience, and to replace the sword with brave and daring words, abandoning the language of war and returning to logic, reason, and conviction; teaching people that they are all equal like the teeth of a comb; that they are all partners as far as the means of living are concerned; that no one is superior to another except in piety; and that their ruler should be the first to starve if the people suffer hunger and the last to satisfy his appetite if they become sated. He saw an overwhelming passion for life which was about to erase all beauty, piety, devotion, and sincerity built up during the previous years of the great mission of the Messenger of Allah. lbn Masud visualized the scene before he reached it: a scene of an out-stretched body like that of a dead person and beside him a crying woman and boy. Even in the remote districts where people had not yet met him, word about him got around and he became well known until he hardly passed through a land in which his name had not reached the ears of some the people and without crucial questions being raised which threatened the welfare and worldly interests of the powerful and wealthy. If the inhabitants of Makkah knew that he had come to search for Muhammad SAW and to listen to him, they would cut him into pieces. Through the people’s assemblies, congregations, and meetings, the news of the debate spread and reached everyone’s ears. Abu Dharr tried by all means to force it to move forward, but the burden of the camel’s exhaustion was too heavy. ", Once, while I was in the company of the Prophet (SAW), he saw the mountain of Uhud and said, "I would not like to have this mountain turned into gold for me unless nothing of it, not even a single Dinar remains of it with me for more than three days (i.e. A group of Muslims refrained from going forth, justifying their position with different apologies. That is why he raised his voice, not his sword, and raised the word of truth and sincerity. The Prophet SAW determined his Companion’s future and summed up his whole life in those simple words. So I began to walk in the light of the moon. When I passed by Moses again and informed him about it, he said, 'Go back to your Lord as your followers will not be able to bear it.' They could not find Abu Dharr. He asked: Do you know where this sets ? The Prophet SAW died with a pawned shield, although piles of war booty were under his service. The idols were motionless at their places. He walks alone, dies alone, and resurrects alone.’. Therefore, he dismounted from his camel, took his belongings, carried them on his back, and continued his route on foot over the burning desert sand, hurrying in order to rejoin the Prophet SAW and his Companions. Abu Dharr could not do anything except carry his faith within his heart, secretly leaving Makkah and returning to his people. Yazid al-Taymi)- Yazid al-Taymi- Abu Dharr said: I was sitting behind the Apostle of Allah who was riding a donkey while the sun was setting. The Prophet SAW once said, while surrounded by his Companions, that the earth never carried above it, nor did the sky ever shade a more truthful tongue than Abu Dharr’s. Abu Dharr’s reward was going to be abundant and his greeting blessed. This news reached Al Abbas, the Prophet’s uncle. Preface: These articles are only a summary of the lives of the great Companions and do not cover all the points of their life stories. The gatekeeper said to him the same as the gatekeeper of the first heaven had said and he opened the gate. Then he said, 'Welcome! Abu Dharr (moge Allah tevreden met hem zijn) heeft overgeleverd: “Mijn geliefde Profeet (Allah’s vrede en zegeningen zij met hem) adviseerde me om drie zaken nooit achterwege te laten. F | Imam Ali RA once said, ‘There is no one nowadays who is nonchalant about people’s criticism – as far as Allah and His rules are concerned – except Abu Dharr.’. People repeated them after him as if they were an anthem: Announce to those who hoard up gold and silver, the warning of branding irons with which their foreheads and bodies will be branded in the hereafter. Life with its false embellishments and its wild arrogance was about to tempt those whose role was to make out of life a plantation of good deeds. He replied, "To believe in Allah and to fight for His Cause." The Prophet once asked him, ‘O Abu Dhar! Moses said, 'Go back to your Lord (and appeal for reduction) for your followers will not be able to bear it.' " I said, "Even if he did such-and-such things (i.e. Hereupon cried Abu Dharr, ‘No, it has been revealed for us all.’. He said, "Did you hear anything?" Then he said, ‘Allah guides whom He wills.’ Indeed, Allah guides whom He wills. Hadith of Abu Dharr al-Ghifari - O My servants (ياعبادي) - YouTube It was not long until Abu Dharr shouted, ‘I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is His Prophet SAW and Messenger.’ The Prophet SAW asked him, ‘Where are you from, my Arab brother?’ Abu Dharr answered, ‘From Ghifar.’ A broad smile appeared on the Prophet’s lips SAW and his face was filled with wonder and astonishment. He therefore decided to keep him beside him at Al- Medina. O pious brother and pious Prophet.' They perform prayer as we pray, they fast as we fast, and they give charity from their extra wealth.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: Gabriel replied, 'He is Jesus. But then Abu Dharr was suffering the agony of death in Ar Rabadhah, the place he chose to stay in after his disagreement with Uthman. However, Mu’aawiyah wanted to end the whole dispute by arguing that this verse was mentioned regarding the People of the Book (i.e. When he began his attack, he started with the most authoritative and horrible stronghold: there in Syria, where Mu’aawiyah Ibn Abi Sufyan was ruling one of the most fertile lands in the world of Islam, granting and distributing money carelessly, thereby bestowing undeserved privileges upon people of power and rank in order to guarantee his future, a future he aspired to promote. Narrated Abu Dharr: I was sitting behind the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) who was riding a donkey while the sun was setting. The Muslims continued their talk until the man crossed the remaining distance between them. Within a few days, the whole of Syria turned into what resembled a bee-hive which had found its queen. (Sunan Abu Dawud, Hadith 3991) Related narrations: Lessons from Surah Al-Kahf: The Trial of…, The Positive Prophet: How the Prophet (SAW)…, How Do I Distinguish Between the Different…, Supplication Sahih Muslim, Book 48, Hadith 65, Gender Relations in the Prophet’s (SAW) Society, The Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) Love, Concern, &…, Thirteen Statements on the Status of the…, The Blessings of Sending Salawat Upon Our…, Why Can’t a Menstruating Woman Touch the…, Defining Manhood: The Example of the Prophet…, Is deep, passionate love in marriage actually…, “And Every People Knew its Watering Place”, Worship Allah Not People: Lessons from Islamic…, HOTD Talks to Professional Boxer Qais Ashfaq, Prepare for a Productive Ramadan with Your…. Abu Dharr never hid his annoyance when seeing those who liked to ignite the flames of civil strife by using his words and opinions as a mean to satisfy their passionate desire and cunning deceits. I replied: Allah and his Apostle know best. The excellence of the earth created by Allah for all human beings and with their rights upon it mutually corresponding – was about to turn into a monopoly and privilege Power – a responsibility that pious people tremble at when thinking about its horrible charge in the Hereafter – turned into a means of authority, wealth, and destructive luxury. I gave them to someone who needed them more than I do.’ He said to him, ‘ By Allah, you need them!’ Abu Dharr then answered, ‘May Allah forgive us. He said, "Help the weak or do good for a person who cannot work for himself." Gabriel replied, 'Yes, Muhammad I is with me.' Yet Mu’aawiyah appreciated his value and did not harm him, but he immediately wrote to the Caliph Uthman ‘Abu Dharr spoils the people in Syria.’. Truthfulness of his faith as well as his tongue. Immediately after embracing Islam, he turned to the Prophet SAW with the following question: ‘O Messenger of Allah, what is it that you order me?’ The Prophet SAW replied, ‘Go back to your kin until my order reaches you.’ Abu Dharr said, ‘In the name of the One Who owns my soul between His hands, I am not going back until I cry out loudly declaring Islam within the mosque!’, Hereupon, he entered the Sacred House and cried out as loud as he could, ‘I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger!’. Do not rule over two persons and do not manage an orphan's property." You are merchants and your route crosses over Ghifar and this man here is one of their tribesmen. U | Gabriel answered: 'Gabriel.' R | Abu Dharr is the pen-name of a senior Islamic movement intellectual who contributes to the monthly column in Crescent International newsmagazine, discussing key issues concerning the global Islamic movement. He approached him and said, ‘O my Arab brother, good morning.’ Thereupon the Prophet SAW replied, ‘And may peace be upon you, my brother.’ Abu Dharr then said, ‘Sing to me some of what you are saying.’ The Prophet SAW answered, ‘It isn’t a poem to be sung, but a Holy Qur’an.’ Abu Dharr said, ‘Then recite for me.’. We are a free service run by many volunteers and we need your help to stay that way. Then he ascended with me till he reached the second heaven and he (Gabriel) said to its gatekeeper, 'Open (the gate).' Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about the pillars of... Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Praying for the... Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Marrying, Today’s Beautiful Hadith is about Hurting Animals. As far as we know, it was the first public pronouncement declaring Islam and challenging the arrogance of the Quraish which reached their ears. Abu Dharr returned to his kin and tribe, telling them about the Prophet SAW who called people to worship only Allah and who guided them to noble manners. These stories are not intended as biographies, but rather to provide a glimpse of the main incidents of each companion’s life. Why should someone who owns such a truthful tongue and truthful conviction need a sword? K | In the ... Hadith, and other classical sources of Islamic knowledge. They told the Prophet SAW that Abu Dharr had stayed behind and his camel had slowed down. When he embraced Islam the Prophet SAW was till secretly whispering the call to Islam to himself and to the five who believed in him. He is also remembered alone in history for his brave resistance and his great asceticism. Abu Dharr realized that Allah's Apostle was worried about him because the Quraish would kill him. 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