Why Are All the Companions the Most Virtuous After the Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I often hear that, despite the very broad definition of a companion of the prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) , the lowest ranking person who falls under the definition of companion surpasses anyone until the day of judgement in piety vitrue and righteousness in the […]

Who Is a Sahabi? Who Is Referred to When Allah Says “Allah Is Pleased With Them?”

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum 1) Who is a Sahabi? 2) Who is referred to when Allah Says ‘Allah is pleased with them? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your questions. I pray this finds you in the best of states. Definition of a Sahabi (Companion) The scholars consider a Sahabi […]

Could You Share Narrations Where the Prophet Likened Companions to Earlier Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, 1) Is the following narration found in the Musnad of Imam Ahmad? Turning to Abu Bakr who had counselled a lenient view, the Holy Prophet said: “Abu Bakr you are like Abraham who said, ‘He who follows me is one of us, and he who disobeys me, […]

Are the People Who Fought After the Prophet’s Death Disbelievers?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Are the people who fought after the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) death disbelievers because of this hadith: “Do not become disbelievers after me, striking the necks of one another” (Bukhari)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, There are various narrations reported that the Prophet (peace be […]