09 – Suhayb ibn Sinan – Caretaker of the Poor

In this episode Shaykh Sadullah presents the story of Suhayb ibn Sinan (may Allah be pleased with him). Suhayb ibn Sinan was born into a lap of luxury. He had everything he wanted. One day while out with family Suhayb was captured by Byzantine Persian soldiers. After a little while in bondage he was able to escape. He had heard of the coming of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him), and made his way to Dar al-Aqram were he accepted Islam. Suhayb was known to be from companions of al-suffa and one to take care of the poor from his wealth. 


This podcast presents the series “Noble Ones Around The Chosen One”, by Shaykh Sadullah Khan, originally delivered at Masjid al-Furqan, Islamia College, in Cape Town, South Africa (https://www.islamiacollege.co.za/). The series highlights snapshots of the lives of the phenomenal people who were in the company of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said about his companions (may God be pleased with them): “The best people are those of my generation”. The series aims to inspire us and empower us with knowledge of these exemplary personalities through reflecting on their principled lives.

Shaykh Sadullah Khan memorized the Qur’an at the age of eight, studied Law in South Africa, Journalism in Britain and Islamic Studies in Egypt and USA. He has spearheaded youth development programs in South Africa and the USA for two decades; has been an inspiring religious leader, motivational speaker and an educator for the past 25 years. Shaykh Sadullah is currently the CEO of the Islamia College, in Cape Town, South Africa (https://www.islamiacollege.co.za/).

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