Knowledge & Wisdom


♣  We used to compare the people as to who was better during the lifetime of Allah's Apostle. We used to regard Abu Bakr (RadhiAllahu Anhu) as the best, then 'Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu), and then 'Uthman (RadhiAllahu Anhu).

Narrated by Ibn Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Sahih Bukhari - Book 57, Hadith 7

♣ ​Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam said:

“Allah! Allah! my sahabah do not take them as target (for blame) after me. He who loves them, loves them because of my love and he who despises them, despises them because of despising me. And, he who hurts them, has hurt me. and, he who hurts me, hurts Allah. and, he who hurts Allah, soon He will seize him (in punishment).”

Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mughaffal (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3888

♣ Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam said:

“As for those having higher ranks (in paradise), those having a lower rank will look at them as you look at the stars shining in the horizon of the heaven. Abu Bakr and Umar are of them-and how excellent!’

Narrated by Abu Saeed (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3678, Ibn Majah 9, Ahmed 11213

♣ Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam said:​

“Follow those who succeed me-Abu Bakr and Umar.”

Narrated by Hudhayfah (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3682, Ibn Majah 97, Ahmed 23305

♣  The Prophet Sallallahu Alaihiwasallam said:

​“Abu Bakr and Umar are chiefs of the middle-aged people of paradise whether the foremost or the last with the exception of the Prophets and the Messengers. Do not inform them, 0 Ali.”​

Narrated by Ali(RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3686

​♣  Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alahiwasallam said:

​“The most merciful member of my ummah to my ummah is Abu Bakr, and the most strict of them concerning Allah’s commands is Umar, and the most sincere of them showing modesty is Uthman ibn Affan, and the most knowledgeable of them concerning the lawful and the unlawful is Mu’adh ibn Jabal, and (the most knowledgeable) about (laws of) inheritance is Zayd ibn Thabit, and the most (knowledgeable) about recital (of Qur’an) is Ubayy ibn Ka’b, and there is for every ummah an amin (trustworthy) and the trustworthy of this ummah is Abu Ubsydah ibn Jarrah.”

Narrated by Anas ibn Maalik (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3815

​♣  Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alahiwasallam said:​

“Surely, paradise longs for three (men) : Ali, Ammar and Salman.”

Narrated by Anas ibn Maalik (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3822

♣  Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alahiwasallam said:

"O Allah, there is no life but the life of the hereafter. So, give honur to the ansar and the muhajirin.​"

Narrated by Anas ibn Maalik (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3883, Ahmed 12950, Sahih al Bukhari 2834, Sahih Muslim 1805

♣  Allah’s Messenger Sallallahu Alahiwasallam said:

“When you see those who revile my sahabah, say to them, ‘Allah’s curse be upon you for your mischief.”


Narrated by Ibn Umar (RadhiAllahu Anhu)​​

Book - Tirmidhi 3892