Category: Stories of the Companions

The Ansar and US

Their sacrifices were immense and their faith stunning. The name of Ansaar never fails to evoke undertones of sacrifice, submission, and love of Allaah The Most High and His Messenger... ... more

Story of Zayd ibn Al-Arqam with the hypocrite ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Ubayy

Maliciousness, wickedness and plots of the hypocrites against Islam and Muslims. ... more

Bilal Ibn Rabah part1

The importance of pluralism and racial equality in Islam. ... more

Bilal Ibn Rabah Part2

Bilal Ibn Rabah Part2

Bilal Ibn Rabah’s acceptance of Islam is a powerful story, involving slavery, conversion, torture, and rescue.  It touches on aspects of racism, is a lesson in pluralism, and teaches us that piety is the only way to measure of a person’s worth. Bilal’s story is also the ...

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Abbad ibn Bishr: Friend of the Qur'an

He had lived, fought, and died as a believer. ... more

Girl Power Well Before the 21st Century

Picture this: a perceptive and intelligent woman, respected and generous, owning a business known for its integrity in all business transactions.

If you’re like most people, you probably conjured an image of a 21st century corporate type, but in fact, the woman I described is a ...
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Aisha bint Abu Bakr

Normally when discussing the marriage of the Prophet (Peace and Salutations be upon him) to Aisha the first question that is raised is the age of Aisha when she married the Prophet (Peace and Salutations be upon him). ... more

‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab, Al-Fârûq

In this tour we will be in the company of the second man in Islam, after the Messenger of Allah, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, and after Abu Bakr As-Siddîq. This is the man whose name is paired with justice and truth, strength and courage, and asceticism and godliness. His name is linked to piety, observing and fearing Allah, and crying out of fearing Him. This man is known for his intuition and intelligence, his accuracy of vision and insight, of being conscientious, and of conquering the desires of the self. ... more

Abu-Bakr As-Siddîq (the Man of Truth)

He is a man who has spent all his money for the cause of Allah, upon which it was said to him, “What have you left for your family? He said the words of the confident of his Lord, “I left for them Allah and His Messenger.” It is Abu Bakr As-Siddîq, may Allah be pleased with him. ... more

Aisha, Your Mother

Aisha, Your Mother, the Wife of Our Messenger in This Worldly Life and In the Hereafter ... more

The honest merchant

The honest merchant...Abdurrahman ibn ‘Awf (may Allah be pleased with him) ... more

The Trusty of this Nation

So he was called the trusty of this nation. Messenger of Allah gave him this name where he said, "Every nation has its trusty, and this nation's trusty is Abu 'Ubayda Ibn Al-Jarrah." [Reported By Al-Bukhari] ... more