Monthly Archives: November 2018

Lessons learned from the Companions – Ayesha and the March to Basrah

I swear by Almighty God that a woman of my rank and status cannot hide the truth, and no mother can conceal anything from her sons. It is well known to you that rebels from various parts of the country … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the Companions – Ayesha Avenger of Uthman!

“A great tragedy has taken place, and the innocent Caliph of the Muslims has been assassinated by the miscreants for ulterior ends. They have captured power, and this is fraught with grave danger to the Muslim Ummah. As true Muslims, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions – Ali and Muawiyah

Ali sent an emissary to Muawiyah to explain to him the position. He assured him that every possible effort would be made to trace the murderers of Othman. He observed that this would need some time. He wanted the support … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions – The Election of Ali as Leader!

The rebels thereupon gave the ultimatum that unless the people of Madina chose the Caliph within the next twenty-four hours they would be forced to take some drastic action. Thereafter he went to Ali, requested him to stretch his hand. … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions – The Murder of Uthman

Narrated Abu Musa: That he was in the company of the Prophet in one of the gardens of Medina and in the hand of the Prophet there was a stick, and he was striking (slowly) the water and the mud … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions – Uthman Session 5

The representatives of the contingent from Egypt waited on Ali, and offered him the caliphate in succession to Uthman. Ali turned down their offer. The representatives of the contingent from Kufa waited on Zubair, while the representatives of the contingent … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Companions -Uthman Session 4

Uthman listened patiently to the talk of Ali and then said: “Ali, I am grateful to you for having come and talked to me. I have always looked to you as my best support. You are a keen judge of … Continue reading

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