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Biographies of Influential Muslims – A Reader

This reader gathers various SeekersHub resources on inspiring saints, scholars, and other influential Muslims of the past and present.   Companions and Pious Predecessor Sayyiduna Ja’far: A Tale of Love and Sacrifice Was Uwais al-Qarni Martyred? And a Unique Source for His Biography Biography of Malik ibn Dinar Muadh ibn Jabal and the Night of Mid-Sha’ban […]

Three Different Role Models With The Same Intention, by Shaykh Faid

  Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said describes three different role models from amongst the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, who each chose a slightly different path to Allah. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Allah Most High taught us in the Qur’an to ask Him for the greatest of achievements, and Him telling us this is a mercy from […]

Was Uwais al-Qarni Martyred? And a Unique Source for His Biography

Answered by Shaykh Dr. Gibril Fouad Haddad Question: Was Sayyiduna Uwais al-Qarni (radhi Allah ‘anhu) martyred in the Battle of Siffin while fighting on the side of Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allahu wajhu)? Could you relate a few narrations about Uwais al-Qarni (may Allah be pleased with him), giving a general overview of his life? Answer: […]

The Story of Uwais al-Qarni Breaking His Own Teeth

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Asalaamu alaykum, Some people quote the story of Hadrat Uwais al-Qarni (r) from Seerah al-Halabiyyah. They say he broke his teeth when he heard that the Prophet’s (s) tooth had broken in the battle of Uhud. The Prophet when he heard about this said: “Indeed Uwais is our […]