Knowledge & Wisdom

Ahl Al Baith

♣ Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) said:

I am leaving among you two weighty things: the one being the Book of Allah in which there is right guidance and light, so hold fast to the Book of Allah and adhere to it. He exhorted (us) (to hold fast) to the Book of Allah and then said: The second are the members of my household I remind you (of your duties) to the members of my family.

Narrated by Yazid bin Hayyan (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Sahih Muslim 5920, Tirmidhi 3786, 3788, Nasa'I 79, Hakim Mustadrak, Musnad Ahmad, Ibn Kathir's Bidayah wa al Nihayah

♣ I observed Allah’s Messenger (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) during his Hajj on the day of Arafah, delivering a sermon while he was seated on his she-camel Qaswa. I heard him say, “0 people, I leave behind with you that to which if you stick, you will not go astray-the Book of Allah and my relatives of my household.

Narrated by Jabir ibn Abdullah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3811​​


​​♣ Hazrath Umar ibn Abu Salamah (RadhiAllahu Anhu) stepson of the Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) reported about this verse:

Allah only desires to take away from you all abomination, 0 people of the household, and to purify you with a thuorough purifying. It was revealed to the Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) in the house of Sayyidah Umm Salamah (RadhiAllahu Anhu) So, the Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) called Sayyidah Fatimah (RadhiAllahu Anha) Hasan and Husayn and covered them with a sheet of cloth, while Ali was behind him. So, he put the sheet of cloth over them and said, “0 Allah, they are the people of my house. Remove from them abomination and purify them a complete purifying.”Hazrath Umm Salamah (RadhiAllahu Anhu) said, “And I am with them, 0 Messenger of Allah!” He said, “You are in your place and you are on the goad.”

Narrated by Umar ibn Abu Salamah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3812


​♣ Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, I am leaving behind with you that to which if you hold fast, you will not go astray after my death. One of them is mightier than the other the Book of Allah, a rope hanging down from the heaven to earth. And (the other), is my family-people of my household. Both of them will not separate till they come to me at the pond. So, watch out how you represent me in them.

Narrated by Zayd ibn Arqam (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3813


♣ Holy Prophet (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, Love Allah, for He gives you sustenance from His bounties. And love me, because of Allah’s love, and love the people of my house, because of my love.

Narrated by Ibn Abbas (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3814

♣ Hazrath Buraydah (RadiAllahu Anhu) reported that the dearest to Allah’s Messenger (Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam) among women was Fatimah and among men was Ali. Ibrahim said that this meant from ‘people of his household.’​​

Narrated by Buraydah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3894


♣ Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said to Ali, Fatimah, Hasan and Husain, “I will fight against whom you fight and make peace with whom you make peace.” ​​

Book - Tirmidi – 3896, Ahmed 9704, Ibnu Majah 145

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