The Companions

 
12.07.2013, Friday

Abu Hurairah

The Companions / The Companions / M. Yaşar Kandemir, PhD

He was affiliated with the Daws branch of the tribe of Azd, yet his date of birth is not known. During the period of Ignorance, his name was recorded in various forms as Abd Shams, Abd Amr, Sukain, Amr b. Abd Ghanm. The holy Prophet (pbuh) changed his name to Abdurrahman or Abdullah.

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The Relationship of the Companions and Prophet Muhammad in the Quran

The Companions / The Companions / Ali Galib Gezgin, PhD

The Companions, who were the first to receive the Quran when it was revealed in the 7th century, were examples, like the Prophet, both in behavior and practice for those who would come after them due to their sincere affiliation with him.

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Dihya Bin Khalifa al Kalbi

The Companions / The Companions / Adem Apak, PhD

There is not enough information about the post hijra life of Dihya bin Khalifa (r.a.), who is originally from Southern Arabia and later made a home for himself around the region of Damascus as member of the Kalb tribe. What is known however.. 

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Ahl Al-Badr

The Companions / The Companions / Lastprophet.info

Ahl al-Badr or Ashab al-Badr (The Badr Companions) is the general name given to the companions of Prophet Muhammad who participated in the Battle of Badr, the first great battle in Islamic history.

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Ansar (The Helpers)

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The word ansar means 'helper' in Arabic, while the word ansari refers to a person who helps. But as a term, the Ansar were the people Medina who supported Prophet Muhammad and the muhajirun (Emigrants) when they emigrated from Mecca to Medina.

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Al-Muhajirun (The Emigrants)

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Muhajir refers to a person who leaves his / her place of residence or country to live elsewhere. The plural form of Muhajir, namely Muhajirun, as a term, refers to those early Muslims who believed in Prophet Muhammad after he started the call to Islam.

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Mukthirun

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Mukthir is a word derived the word “kathrat” in Arabic which means “to be abundant in number” and its plural is ‘mukthirun.’ As a term in the science of hadith, Mukthirun refers to the seven companions of the Prophet (pbuh) who narrated more than one thousand hadiths.

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Ashab Al-Suffa

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Ashab al-Suffa is a term, composed of the words ashab meaning “masters, friends” and suffa meaning “veranda, shed, porch” in Arabic. The term is a generic name given to the Companions who stayed in the arbour next to the mosque of the Prophet.

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The Companions

The Companions / The Companions / Mehmet Efendioğlu, PhD

The Arabic word of Sahabi literally means a companion or a friend. As a religious term it means, “a person who saw Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), believed in him, acted along with him, and retained his belief until the moment of his death”.

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