The Martyred Caliph: Uthman (ra)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Adem Apak, PhD

Uthman (r.a) was born in Mecca 47 years before the Hijra (Migration to Medina).

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Umar (r.a) : A Leader Crowned with Truth and Justice
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Dr. İsrafil Balcı

The caliphate of Umar (r.a), which spanned the ten years between 634 AD (12 Hijri) and 644 AD (22 Hijri), is regarded as one of the most exemplary, exceptional and idealized periods in Islamic history. 

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Young Martyr of Uhud: The Companion Mus’ab bin Umayr (ra)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Prof. Dr. Adem Apak

Mus’ab bin Umayr (ra) came from the Abd ad-Daar branch of the Quraysh tribe, and his family was among the most prominent and wealthy clans of this tribe.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Anas bin Malik (ra): The Devoted Servant of the Prophet (saw)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Prof. Dr. Adem Apak

Anas bin Malik (ra) was born in Medina ten years before the Hijra (Immigration). His family belonged to the Najjar clan of the tribe of Hazraj, which was one of the two leading tribes of Medina. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Lion of God, the Martyr of Uhud: Hamza (ra)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Prof. Dr. Adem Apak

Hamza (ra) was born in 570, one year before the Prophet (saw), in Mecca. His father is Abd al-Muttalib, and his mother is Hala bint Wuhayb, who was a paternal cousin of the Prophet’s (saw) mother.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Abu Hurairah
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / M. Yaşar Kandemir, Prof. Dr.

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.

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Relationship of the Companions and Prophet Muhammad in the Quran
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Ali Galip Gezgin, Prof. Dr.

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.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Dihya Bin Khalifa al Kalbi
Lastprophet.Info / 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.. 

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Ali in Sufi Culture
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions / Kadir Özköse, PhD

Strong affection was shown to Ali because of the praise given to him by Prophet Muhammad. As a matter of fact, Ali was a figure who deeply affected Islamic Sufi thought. His intellect, morality, asceticism and taqwa (piety), in other words the importance he gave to religious life, have been taken as examples by Sufis.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Ahl Al-Badr
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions /

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.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Ansar (The Helpers)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions /

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.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Al-Muhajirun (The Emigrants)
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions /

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.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Lastprophet.Info / The Companions /

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.

Friday, March 5, 2010

The Companions
Lastprophet.Info / 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”.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Ashab Al-Suffa
Lastprophet.Info / The Companions /

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.

Friday, March 5, 2010

عن أبي هُرَيْرَةَ ـ رضى الله عنه قَالَ:
قَبَّلَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الْحَسَنَ بْنَ عَلِيٍّ وَعِنْدَهُ الأَقْرَعُ بْنُ حَابِسٍ التَّمِيمِيُّ جَالِسًا‏.‏ فَقَالَ الأَقْرَعُ إِنَّ لِي عَشَرَةً مِنَ الْوَلَدِ مَا قَبَّلْتُ مِنْهُمْ أَحَدًا‏.‏ فَنَظَرَ إِلَيْهِ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ثُمَّ قَالَ ‏"‏ مَنْ لاَ يَرْحَمُ لاَ يُرْحَمُ ‏"‏‏
God's Messenger kissed Al-Hasan bin Ali (his grandchild) while Al-Aqra' bin Habis At-Tamim was sitting beside him. Al-Aqra said, "I have ten children and I have never kissed anyone of them", God's Messenger cast a look at him and said, "Whoever is not merciful to others will not be treated mercifully." (Bukhari, Good Manners and Form (Al-Adab), 18)

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