Simply The Best: Great Companions Around The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
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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.
||Clean19 – Nusayba – Defender of the Prophet ﷺ||Nusayba (may Allah be pleased with her) was a very courageous women from Madina. She was known as Umm Umara. She accepted Islam after hearing the words of Mus’ab ibn Umair (may Allah be pleased with him) about Islam.||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18 – Umm Salama – The Knowledgable Women’s Rights Activist||Umm Salama and her husband Abdullah ibn Abdul-Asad were of the first people to accept Islam after Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) starting receiving revelation. When the news reached the Quraysh of them accepting Islam,||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17 – Salman al-Farsi – Searcher of the Truth||In this podcast, Shaykh Sadullah Khan briefly introduces the noble companion Salman al-Farsi (may Allah be pleased with him). Salman heard of a prophet coming to Arabia and went there to test the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to se.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16 – Hassan ibn Thabit – Poet of the Prophet ﷺ||In this podcast Shaykh Sadullah Khan introduces the great companion of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) Hassan ibn Thabit. He was known to be an arbiter and peace maker before accepting Islam.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15 – Tufayl ibn ‘Amr al-Dawsi – Led His Tribe to Faith||Tufayl ibn 'Amr al-Dawsi was known in Makka as a leader, for his keen interest in poetry, and to be very generous. He was the chief of the tribe of Daws. He was not only a leader, but his poetry was like magic to the ears.||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14 – Thumama bin Uthal – From Royalty to Follower||Thumama was one of the most powerful Arab rulers before Islam. He was a ruler of the Banu Hanifa tribe and one of the rulers of Al-Yamama. No one dared to challenge what he said. When Thumama received the letter of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13 – Hudhayfa ibn al-Yaman – The Trusted Confidante||In this podcast Shaykh Sadullah Khan introduces the great companion Hudhayfa ibn al-Yaman (may Allah be pleased with him). He was from the tribe 'Abs, who had accepted Islam. Hudhayfa grew up between both Makka and Madina.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12 – Abu Dharr – The Ascetic Activist||The Ghifari tribe was known to raid the caravans as they travelled between Syria and Makka. From this tribe came Jundub ibn Junadah to be known as Abu Dharr. Abu Dharr didn’t worship idols like others in his tribe.||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 – Julaybib – The Outcast Who Became Beloved||In the 6th Century CE, pre-Islam Arabs gave great importance to how someone looked, their lineage, or their connections. This was how they were looked up to or not in Arabian society. Julaybib didn’t excel in any of these therefore was looked down u||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 – Umm Ayman – The Prophet’s Mother After His Mother||Umm Ayman grew up in Abysynnia from very humble beginning and was sold into slavery and ended up in Makka. She was taken in by the parents of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), Amina and Abdullah, who were newlyweds at the time.||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|