See Article History Alternative Title: According to some sources, he was one of the first of the Meccan followers of Muhammad to arrive in Medina.
Oh, Allah, we know nothing but what You teach us. You are the All- Knower, the Wise. Oh Allah, teach us what is good for us, and benefit us from what You taught us, and increase our knowledge.
Show us the righteous things as righteous and help us to do them, and show us the bad things as bad and help us to keep away from them. O Allah our Lord, lead us out from the depths of darkness and illusion, unto the lights of erudition and knowledge, and from the muddy shallows of lusts unto the heavens of Your Vicinity.
The social status of Abu Bakr before Islam: Dear brothers, this is the first lesson on the biography of our master Abu Bakr As-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him, this the great Companion, who reached the rank of As-Siddiqqiia i.
You said the truth, O Allah's Messenger, because their vision are alike, the nearest rank to the standing of Allah's Messenger is Abu Bakr's rank, and the traditions that speak about his high rank are many, "The sun doesn't rise on a man better than Abu Bakr" "I vied with Abu Bakr and we were like these" and he the Prophet made a gesture by his middle finger and forefinger Mentioned in the tradition This great Companion didn't ever worship an idol and didn't ever drink wine in the Ignorance era the era before Islam.
The Mind is a great Devine gift to man: Our lesson today is about Abu Bakr's life before Islam, we are in the first chapter, beginning with the verse in which Allah, the Great and Almighty, says: How did he receive their beliefs? Did he accept them? Did he seek after the truth?
Did the truth appear to him? Dear brothers, you know that some of the idols: Allah's Apostle was asked, "Who is the most honorable amongst the people?
People are of various origins. The best in the pre-lslamic period are the best in Islam, provided they comprehend the religious knowledge.
The system of the former pre —Islamic life: Dear brothers, the priceless and indescribable gift is your mind that Allah has given you, we will see what is the value or benefit of mind without the guidance of Allah, a dark ignorance; worshipping idols that cannot harm and avail, usury where money is piled into a few hands; a severe inequity and absurdity, and destructive internecine wars for less than trivial reasons, that was the life of that time, and maybe, I don't exaggerate if I say that the pre —Islamic Ignorance period that Allah described with formerthat means that there will be another time of ignorance; the ignorance of the twentieth century is worse than the former one, every era has its times of ignorance, but this is more terrible and more corrupt, our master As-Siddiq lived in that time where the idols were worshipped besides Allah, the society was suffering from the atrocities of the vast classes distinction, and the family system was weak.
It was a habit that one allows or orders his wife to have sexual relations with another man in order to have a child from him, then he calls him his son, and it was common that women sleeps with ten men at one time, the marriage system in that period was incredibly depraved and corrupt.
What did the mind of Abu Bakr lead him to? This great Companion, who was gifted with the sound mind, to what did his mind guide him? Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person Adam and from him Adam He created his wife [Hawwa Eve ], and from them both He created many men and women; and fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual rightsand do not cut relations of the wombs kinship.
Surely, Allah is Ever an All —Watcher over you.
The sacred months were well known and valid in that period, and their importance is not less than the importance of Al-fudhool, because people suffer from the woes of the atrocious wars, and it is very hard for a warrior to drop his weapon, except in these sacred months, where every party can save face, and due to that fighting in these months was forbidden, the war stops without any of them being victorious or defeated, and it was an opportunity for the situation to go back to normal.
Spending evenings in chatting and reading poetry is a feature of Jahilyia:This essay is an attempt to discuss the main causes of expansion of from Mohamed and first “Four rightly – guided Caliphs” to the end of the twentieth century with Word and Sword.
In its structure, we will briefly touch historical perspective of events that lead to the spread of Islam, consider main causes and finally concluding remarks. The Abbasid Caliphate 17 In the Middle East, during these centuries, the ‘Abbasids, after their victory over the Umayyads, had transformed the Umayyads’ Arab empire into a multinational Muslim empire.
One of the ten Companions of the Prophet to whom Muhammad promised paradise, ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab ruled from CE to CE as the second of the four Rashidun (Arabic: “rightly guided”), or universally acknowledged, caliphs.
The rightly guided caliphate was the period of spread of Islam to various corners of the world.
The companions and the soldiers of Allah fought for the cause of Allah and to spread the revealed word of Allah to the far corners of the world. Nov 24, · The Rightly Guided Caliphs - EP 07 - As-Siddiq - Zainadine Johnson.
•Sunni: group of Muslims who believed that the four caliphs after Muhammad were “rightly guided” •Shi’a: group of Muslims who believe Ali, Muhammad’s son -in-law.