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In this video, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi continues to cover the ahadith pertaining to Uthman Ibn 'Affan [r] and specific incidents occurring during the life of Abu Bakr and Umar [ra].
A summary of topics covered are:
-Blessings of Uthman [r] as mentioned in the books of hadith
-Hadith of Uthman entering upon the Prophet [r] where the Prophet [s] predicted that Uthman would enter Jannah after some trials
-Hadith of mountain shaking and the Prophet [s] said to it "Calm down Uhud, as you have a Nabi, one siddique and 2 shaheeds on you"
-The prophet [s] covering up part of his leg when Uthman [r] entered, but not when Abu Bakr and Umar had entered, due to Uthman's shyness
-The prophet [s] warned of 3 trials and for Muslims to stay firm during them. a) His death b) Dajjal c) a khalifa killed clinging steadfast to the truth (referring to the death of Uthman [r])
-The prophet [s] patted Uthman [r] on chest and said "Ya Uthman, Allah might give you a shirt, if the hypocrites try to take it off of you, do not let them until you meet me"
Incidents during the life of Abu Bakr and Umar [ra]:
-During time of Abu Bakr [r], Uthman [r] gave advice and was part of inner cabinet.
-Uthman ordered food/merchandise during drought. Vendors wanted to pay upto 50% more, but Uthman said he had an offer of 10 times higher (ie, 1,000%), then gave it all away to the Muslims
-At Abu Bakr's deathbed, Abu Bakr [r] commented that Uthman [r] was the most worthy of Khilafa after Umar [ra].
-During time of Umar [r]'s khilafa, Uthman [r] was the one to suggest starting the Islamic calendar at Muharram.
-Uthman [r] was also the first to recommend the registry [census].
-Appointment of Uthman as Khalifa:
-Umar [r] assigned 6 people to decide next khalifa
-AbdurRahman Ibn Al'Auf made final decision and picked Uthman over Ali [ra] to be the next Khalifa, after making consultations with various others.
Watch the full video to learn about these stories and much more.
Presentation details: January 27, 2016 @ Memphis Islamic Center
In this series, Lives of the Sahaba, Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the lives of the noble companions, some of the greatest and most blessed human beings to ever live after the death of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him [S].
While not a comprehensive history of the Khulafa Ar-Rashidoon, this series will provide a summarized biography of the men and women considered to be the Sahaba (companions of the Prophet [s]), including the Mothers of the Believers (the wives of the Prophet).
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