Who Are The Muhajiroon and The Ansar and Who Is Better?

The Muhajiroon were the first Muslims like Umar, Abu Bakr (ra) and so on. They were the first ones to embrace Islam and they made Hijra with the Prophet (saw).

The Ansar were the Muslims from Medina who gave support and pledged allegiance to the Prophet (saw) and made Hijra possible with the permission of Allah.

The Muhajiroon are better than the Ansar and both are great. 4 leaders after the Prophet (saw) were from the Muhajiroon.

The 10 Promised Jannah

The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Abu Bakr will be in Paradise, ‘Umar will be in Paradise, ‘Uthmaan will be in Paradise, ‘Ali will be in Paradise, Talhah will be in Paradise, al-Zubayr will be in Paradise, ‘Abd al-Rahmaan ibn ‘Awf will be in Paradise, Sa’d will be in Paradise, Sa’eed will be in Paradise, and Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn al-Jarraah will be in Paradise.” (Narrated by al-Tirmidhi)

Names of The Prophet’s (saw) Wives and Children

Names of The Prophet’s (saw) Wives:

  1. Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  2. Sawdah bint Zam’ah ibn Qays (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  3. ‘Aa’ishah bint Abi Bakr al-Siddeeq (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  4. Hafsah bint ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  5. Umm Salamah bint Abi Umayyah (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  6. Juwayriyah bint al-Haarith (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  7. Maymoonah bint al-Haarith (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  8. Safiyyah bint Huyayy ibn Akhtab (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  9. Umm Habeebah bint Abi Sufyaan (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  10. Zaynab bint Jahsh (may Allaah be pleased with her)
  11. Zaynab bint Khuzaymah (may Allaah be pleased with her)

 

Names of The Prophet’s (saw) Children:

  • Qasim
  • Abdullah
  • Ibrahim
  • Umm Kulthum
  • Ruqayyah
  • Fatimah
  • Zaynab

As for al Tayyib and al Taahir, these were nicknames for Abdullah.

Basic Seerah Questions and Answers

The people of the past would say we study and teach our children about Seerah as we teach them Qur’an.

  1. When was the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم born?

He was born on a Monday,Rabee ul Awwal.

  1. When did he die صلى الله عليه و سلم ?

He (saw) died when he was 63 on the 12th of Rabee ul Awwal.

  1. Who was his mum? Dad? When did they die?

His mother was Aminah Bint Wahb and his father was Abdullah bin Abdul Muttalib. His father died when he was in his mother’s womb and others say when he was 2 months. His (saw) mother died when he was 4 years old and his grandfather Abdul Muttalib died when he was 8.

  1. Who prayed salatul janaazah on the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم ?

The Sahaaba prayed his (saw) janaazah separately out of respect for the Prophet (saw).