The Life of Abu Hurairah
Channel: Abdul Wahab Saleem
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In this lecture, Sh. Abdul Wahab Saleem narrates some of the events from the life of Abu Hurairah.
Salam O Allah Rasulullah
salam alumina in Corona.
Today we're going to be discussing the life of
And as most of you know, from the entire semester, I will do. His real name is not really over Iraq. That's his kuhnian.
And his real name, before Islam was a Duchamp's.
He met the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and when he did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, Then
he told Abu huraira that rather Your name is Abdullah and it's not.
So Abu huraira for the Allahu Allah and he said, Yeah,
but man, the Avi Antonia Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that of course, rather it will be up to the man and not up to the slave of the sun, it will be the slave of the merciful, old prophet of a loss of Allahu alayhi wa sallam me, my mother and father go ransom for you on your behalf.
And from that point onwards, abductions became known as I do.
And how did he get this title of Bora Bora as a young man, he used to play with cats a lot. And he would play particularly, you know, you'd play with cats.
he had one small cat, one small cat that he would play with a lot. So his friends and everybody around him, they started calling him a Valera, because it is a cat. Hooray is a small account. And this small cat that the long run, had was a female cat. So they called it Laura
hit his account, and Hillary is a small cat promo are made and all those type of things for IE, it's the pattern where whenever the Arabs want to make something seem small guitar,
you know, so whenever the Arabs want to make something seem small, they use this, you know, pattern for a Sahara, the small cat.
So that's why he became known as Abu huraira.
But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to call a boo, boo,
I will hit him as a captain as well, but it's not a small cap. So from that point onwards of what I preferred being called a bullhead, because the prophets of Salaam named him above it, and this was, you know, the practice of the Sahaba, whenever the prophets of Allah or even send them would give a name, to also Javi, they would always love to be called by that name.
And that's, you know, the type of thing that, that I even call it
the southern law of Rasulullah sallallahu, it was send them the fourth Caliph.
And from amongst the 10, Sahaba, would be given the glad tidings of jedna.
One day, he was with his wife, father.
And, you know, they had a little bit of an argument. So early left, long story short, at the end of it all the profits subtle already, we'll send them to him, he himself came dirty all day long data on, so that he can sort of, you know, help the makeup of who felt them. And so he went too early, and he started wiping the thigh of it a little bit louder and move from the, from the dirt that was on there, he started to drop over to rob stand up, oh, father of the dirt, because there was dirt on his like. So from that point onwards, the most beloved name to abora I didn't even ever thought it was, I would drop. And similarly, the most beloved name to Abu Iraq was a boo boo. And that was
something that the prophets have said limit called him.
Now, when I accepted Islam, after that, he totally left everything. He had no wife, he had no money, he had no family issues. That is that he had a mother who you would commonly visit a lot and she was anonymous and for a portion of her life.
So what he did is he would always go and serve the Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and also tried to benefit from the Hadeeth overall sort of loss of sentiment. This was a constant in his life. And that's why some of the some of the historians mentioned that I worry a lot
Saved are protected and preserved for this month, nearly 1600 Hadeeth. And if you look at that as comparison as compared to some of the others haba, that's a very large number, a very, very large number of ahaadeeth was preserved by one individual. And that was the lowdown on because people will be going in their shops and people we would be doing all sorts of things, their livelihood, would be doing nothing but
he'd be seeking knowledge and he would be, you know, as I said, for a great portion of his life who wasn't even married. All he had was his mother to take care of who you would commonly call to Islam, and she would just reject and one day sadly, his mother started seeing evil things about the prophets of Allah.
So what are the Allahu taala the prophets are similar was like a father
also harbored they always had this trust in the prophets are settling no matter how old they were, no matter what it was, they felt like the prophets alone and he was alone won't be always there to control them. So whenever they would have a problem, imagine an old man crying, or don't old man but a man full grown man crying, and you know, like a baby and going to another man and all these men coming to one man and they're all crying, it seems like a father figure. And that's true. And that's why in the Quran,
Allah subhana wa tada says, interview older woman, and I mean unforeseen.
And in another narration, of the verse, of course, is not a narration that's recited well.
And he's a father for them, just as a loss of head on with the RSS for the automatic movement, and he calls them Omar
And as for the wives of Rasulullah, sallAllahu sallam, they're like the math, they're like the mothers. So similarly, on lost profits, I suddenly was like a father figure, so a boy comes crying. And the Prophet said, looked at him, and he said, Man,
what is it that's making you cry?
all the above data. So
he, you know, he said that I heard from my mother, something about you that I didn't like,
or profit or loss of electricity.
So, make to our profit of a loss of love, it was said that Allah, you know,
turns the heart of my mother to like your direction, so that she accepts Islam. So last prophets, I send them, he made up for the mother of the Allahu taala. And at that point, and then probably says that I went home after that, I went home, I went back home.
Whenever I went back home, he's he heard in the house. And just imagine with me, the houses are not the same type of houses that you can't hear inside, and all that kind of stuff that houses you can hear at times, you can even see, you know, there's cracks in the wall, and you can see, so he hears the water, like the water running, almost like someone's pouring a bucket or something like that.
And so he tries to knock he tries to go in.
But the mother, she says, mechanica, stay where you are.
So I've stayed where he is, because he's, you know, obedient to his mother.
And after a little while, she said to him, come come in now.
And when he walked in, his mother said, a shadow a lot, or a shadow.
And that's how the mother of the alumni now accepted Islam, from the Law School of Law where it was similar.
Abu huraira, just that he had this great love and he had great love for sort of long, sort of lawyers and and that's why you notice, you know, had so much heady memories because he had this great love for, but a sort of loss of a large settlement. He used to say that Al Hamdulillah hymnody men, Allah, Allah,
Allah, Allah, all praises to you to Allah azza wa jal, who
bestowed or granted Abu huraira the opportunity to be a companion or Rasulullah sallallahu sallam.
He just says he had this lust for profit or loss of the loss of limb. He also had this love and this great love.
selfless love towards
selfless love towards
from that selfless love one day they didn't deserve it.
They deserve it is from amongst a really man
The Sahaba and the prophets are synonyms says about zaidan Sabbath, he said
that the most knowledgeable of all of you in inherited slaw is at the long term. So he had great knowledge, he didn't have it himself. They didn't have it.
He said, Wow, me and Abu huraira and one other Sahabi were sitting in the masjid, we were doing different things some of us were making to us, some of us were doing different things, the prophets that Allah hardy said, No,
And at that point, everybody stayed quiet. This was the Hebrew that, you know, the sort of
respect that the Sahaba used to give to the prophets of Salaam they stopped doing everything, you know, they looked at the profits of some of them, and they were just ready to inherit commandment here, Daddy, here's something from those little lots of us and them that can benefit them in the hereafter. And so the profits and send them told them go back to doing whatever you're doing. So you know, some of them started making drop and above.
Sorry to say I mean, and
that there are the debate
over it was just turned out to make that. So he said Allah homogeneous.
A lot. I asked you for all that. My two friends have asked.
And then he said, what is in the lines?
And I asked you for a knowledge that will never be forgotten.
And you see his knowledge is never forgotten.
The narrations still they still use them?
How many narrations in the book that you just saw in front of you that we used to go over those 10? Howdy. How many of those 10 Roboto. Probably, if you count now, you can tell me but a lot of the brain
and if not a lot in this book a lot in books in general, Abu huraira is a recurring name is Lisa Rasulullah.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said I mean to this day, and you know, of course the loss.
And the profits has certainly made the alpha guy so he became the man of the Quran, right?
The person who understood the Quran well and passed it on to the people and translated as he interpreted the prologue for the people
along with the dean,
or laws origin, given the understanding of the religion, and that's what Abner abass became, then they call him the Hebron,
the person who is the scholar, the scholar of the because of that to either the prophet of Solomon similarly, when a lot of profits incentives that I mean to destroy it became accepted and was now you know, till this day we found him to be the be shining star when it comes to that narrations from the Sahaba though, you know, there was people more knowledgeable than him.
But he said,
a knowledge that's never forgotten here.
And it was this never forgotten forgotten.
Look at the rafter. The two other people they said when I noticed
a lot at Bell Labs. They also wanted the aveeno crossover. So they said that we also asked Allah azzawajal a knowledge that's never forgotten.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said sadaqa can be held
that this young man from DOS, he has you know, he has outdone
he's already you know, beaten you guys to it.
So I'm not gonna you know, he didn't say I mean at that point and that's why you know, you don't hear that sort of blue as I said they didn't have it is the profitsystem said of Frodo. poomsae. Is Ireland.
Ireland as well. Now and it is a habit in general there are a lot of them. A lot of them were from amongst
a lot of them had a lot a lot of knowledge in the late they folk of today.
If you look at his life, you look at the amount of
you know, you look at the amount of difficulties that he went through just so he can collect this knowledge and pervert preserve it on thereafter for the oma
It was a lot. It's not that easy to collect. And you don't preserve this knowledge for the mother after just collection of knowledge itself. There's always trials and tribulations in the way as if, as the amount of shout to him a lot, he said that nobody will gain this knowledge unless or until he becomes poor. At the end of it, he becomes really poor, because all of your time and your life is spent towards knowledge. So you can collect and collect and collect and then save it on for the next generation or whatever I did that. And he tells a story about himself. He said, that one day, I was so hungry.
And honestly, none of us can imagine this, I would say, imagine this, but none of us can do it. Because none of us has been this hungry.
At the end of the day, if we really get hungry, we can go and beg and somebody would give us but I will even refuse to bank. He didn't want to think.
He said, I was so so hungry,
I would go and ask some of the other companions of Rasulullah saw Salah about a certain ayah in the Quran, hoping that he would invite me into the house.
So I can eat something and it is not hungry. So he went to Abu Bakar. And he said to him, such and such Iboga gave him the answer. And he left
that he went to Nepal. And he said, You know such and such ayah. And he gave him the answer. And he left. Nobody invited him into his house at that point. And he didn't want to say, you know, Can I come in? I'm hungry. I'm dying of hunger, literally. And when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam saw Bordeaux, he recognized What's going on? He realized what's going on. So the profits are similar.
Come in, he brought him into the house. And he asked his family, what do you what do you have? Do you have something to eat? So they had like a bowl of milk. That's all they had, is the house of masala sauce.
All they had was a bowl of milk, I shall do.
You know, she says that can be made out of somebody that would have two or three buttons that are months would go by and another and another. And fire was at birth in our house and we didn't have any meat.
All we ate during that entire time was nothing more than what?
No, all that they would eat is you know, as the Sahaba. And they asked him, they said careful consideration. And so they just water and dates, nothing more. They just have water and it's three months would go by and all you would have is water and dates, but even then the profits or seller is willing to sacrifice what he has that little portion. That's why when the profits and send them saw that part of Look, he said, Where did you get this? That's what he said? That's the first question that he asked his family, where'd you get this? Somebody said two, three.
So the profits and send them took this ball. And he didn't eat it himself. He didn't drink it himself and imagine a bowl of milk before that, all they would have is dates and water and that kind of stuff. So he said that go and bring all of elsaffar and this is amongst the merges out of necessity. He said bring all this What didn't occur once that I gave you some stories before as well, where the Prophet says send them just a little portion of food would be enough for you know, even 1000 people as narrated in one of the directions 1000 people ate from the pot, the jabil the low data had prepared, I believe it was the
1000. So hubby
ate from that. And over here, he said, bring all of the NSF items author or a collection of poor people who had traveled here and some of them were living there and stuff like that. And the prophets I send them would keep them in the masjid. And he would teach them and Islam and he would add some of the others will have also, you know, teach them things. So, Abu huraira You know, he said that I didn't like that. He said I wanted to drink some of it because if all of a sudden come What am I going to get out of it? Somebody said you know what some no thought he went, he went to the masjid and he called all of the heads so for all of them came to the house of Minnesota law says
no. And one by one they started drinking from the pot. And then
the profits or sell have looked at a Valera I can almost imagine the profits and smiling and saying, No, it's just via Duda.
You can always imagine the profits and sell them speaking to a Buddha at this moment, and I will
you spoken to you truth of Prophet of Allah sallallahu.
So, the Prophet says, Even now, he gave the part to Abu huraira first and he said
Drink. And then he took the leftover he directed himself out in solitude
for the library, but, and this is what the prophets have said. But what I'm trying to get to over here is that Abu hurayrah, the Allahu taala. And he went, he went through all of this difficulty, all so that he can gain he gained this knowledge all day long. And that's why, you know, he found people in the restaurant of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. He said to them, that,
you know, he started
blaming, and he started addressing the people in the workplaces, and what are you guys doing?
I'm paraphrasing. What are you guys doing?
the inheritance of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is being spread in the West.
to its heirs go and take from the inheritance of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Are you not going to go or you're not going to go to take that. So they all left an ostrich stood in the spot. They all went to the masjid. And they said, What are you talking about? They came back afterwards they came back and said well, what you told us the inheritance of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was being spread in the masjid and we went to take it, but nothing is there.
So you said you didn't see anything there at all?
They said yeah, we saw some people, you know, some people praying a lot. Other people reading Koran, and other people sitting in a gathering where they're discussing halal and haram.
So Abu huraira
he looked at them and he said, Well, you have come to that he came in Morocco.
He said, woe be unto you. That is the inheritance of also lots of us.
And that's why the prophets of alarm system he said in an MBR Allah mujer de su de nada, what are the Rahman in
some other be be a hadith
that the prophets didn't leave behind for inheritance, no money, no nothing. They didn't leave that behind. All the left behind was knowledge.
So whoever takes this knowledge has taken from the meat off of it also the law and the messengers in general. And that's what they've left behind. That's the inheritance that I chose for himself, over eating, drinking, sleeping, weddings, all of those,
you know, you he went through a lot, but some had a lot. The very woman that
he used to work for a loss of power without a leader he given money later to an extent that points in time of what are the Bahujan would even become the one in Medina, he would even become the governor of Medina, where are we I wouldn't be around. So he had a lot of money towards the end of his life, as soon as the test that our last panel data had put him through. And he got married to the very woman that he used to work for.
He said, You know, I used to work for this woman and choose to pay my checks. And now I got married.
What's wrong, was one or the other data. And
what one of the unique stories about Oklahoma or the Atlanta or unique aspects of his life is that when he got married to, you know, when he got married, what he would do is at nighttime,
would stand, he would fast in the morning, and then he would stand in prayer for the third of the night. And then he would go and wake up his wife, and he would go to sleep.
And then she would stand the next third.
And then, after standing in prayer for the third of the night, this woman the second third of the night, this will make a goal and wake up Why do you
ask after standing at night for the third of the night, this woman would then get up and what?
and wake up her daughter and then she would stand for the next third of the night.
And just like this every single day, they would take turns praying so that the entire night in their house would be spent in prayer
so that the gods from the laws of logic would come
Constantly all night to the household.
And this was, you know, a practice of. So I'm saying that along with all the, the sacrifice that Laura had made for him, he also made sacrifices for, for what?
For a bad debt as well, along with the knowledge and
actions are necessary with knowledge, this knowledge necessitates the action. And here's the lowdown on fasting the mornings, and in the evenings is praying and then his daughter is praying, and thereafter, you know, he's praying and then his wife is praying and then his daughter's praying all of all of the night. And
for the amount of
had sent for a lira a lot of money
he'd sent for a lot of English testing.
He sent him like 100 dinar, I believe
100 dinar you guys know what's a de nada? What
was it the dollar was?
The nerves are gold coins, and their humps are silver points.
Shall I tell you a story about dinars in their homes afterwards? But
he gave them 100 de nom de nos.
by the night
od Allahu Tian,
you know, the daughter of a Buddha came to a hotel, and she started complaining that horrible You know, my friends telling me that your father doesn't put jewelry on you.
So, the Allahu taala, he said to his daughter, that just tell your friends that your father fears for Hellfire from you upon you. And that's why it keeps you aesthetic, it keeps you away from the dunya.
you find that an add up to the story that we're talking about now. And that is that 100 de nom came to us and he wasn't cheap. He wasn't trying to be a cheap skin for his daughter, he had a lot of money, he would have money coming in, people would give them gifts. And he himself would be you know, as I said he became the governor of Medina at times as well. So the 100 dinar by the end of the night, he had already given them up.
And you don't want to do not is worth
maybe you're not understanding because we're seeing 100 D nos, one D Not today. Right one of those coins golden points on estimating for you are worth 1000 rounds.
So you do the math. So he said 200,000 rounds.
Not a little bit of money, a lot of money. By the evening.
I do need every single penny
to an extent that the next day.
The next day,
marijuana is sent another messenger to O'Hara he said I've made a mistake.
That 100 dinar word for you. I was supposed to give them to someone else can I have them back. And at that point I
was in shock. Because a big death now.
He said, You know I've already given them out. So when I get more money, I'll pay you back. Otherwise, it's 100,000, quote unquote 100,000 guesstimating. Or estimating, you know about $100,000. In today's math, he'd given out all in one day, so he wasn't trying to be cheap, or he wasn't trying to, you know, be Penny pinching as they say he wasn't trying to Penny pinch with his daughter. Rather, what he was doing is he was trying to teach his daughters and children and his wife to be generous. And he was trying to keep them aesthetic away from the dounia. So that the dunya doesn't seep through to their hearts. And this was, you know,
he, you know, coming to the end of the length. Of course, as I said, we're not doing justice over here, I'm not able to do justice to the life of the life of
john, again, and we're discussing this, I said something similar in the other class as well. The life
is a life that can be discussed in volumes, because he himself has left behind for us while your volumes and for everything that is left behind, or almost everything that is left behind. There's a story. There's a story.
So we can't discuss everything pertinent to this life, but I'll discuss
We'll discuss whatever we can
and what we can we did, and coming to the end of the life of Bora
Bora when he got sick, he began to cry.
He began to cry. So people said to him, brother, you click?
Why do you cry over?
He said, that I'm not crying because I'm leaving this dounia of yours.
As in, it's not even my attorney, His heart is not attached to the denier, said, I'm not crying, because I'm exiting and leaving this dounia of yours, I just cry. Because the distance that I'm going to travel is extremely far.
And the stuff that I've taken along with me is very little.
And this abora talking
Where are we from this? What is this stuff that we've taken by the man who had spent his life of Islam in what?
In going through sacrifices after sacrifices, so that he may save this should not for you and I, and this is the returning scenario. I talked about the death of Abu huraira
didn't say anything different.
He didn't say anything different. He said similar, similar things.
And this is
a person who's left behind
encyclopedic knowledge for the oma.
And he says that, I think that I haven't done much.
And now he says, I have finally came to the end of my journey.
And I don't know in front of me is Jenna are in front of me. So
one of the one of the people came to the hotel when he was on his deathbed. And he said something similar to him, and he started saying, praising him to his face. He said, he told them to stay quiet. He said, what law you would need to know and the courage to
that by Allah, I just wish that I leave this dunya with a balanced scale. I don't have anything against me. And I don't have anything for me, after all of the deeds you had done or not, you say this? Yes. He said this. After all of what he had done, he says the same thing.
Because we don't know at the end of the day, what's waiting for us is the agenda or is it not? And this is, you know, even though he knows that he's been given the dry tearing agenda.
you think these people didn't know the virtue of themselves? Of course they did. But even then, they had adopted the fear of Allah azza wa jal, and thereafter
the same person would send them money to test them before. He said to him, and he was sitting by him, he said, Chuck Hello, yeah.
That may Allah subhanaw taala give you cure or approval. So Abu huraira, he said along in the Buddha Park,
where I live, oh, Allah azza wa jal. I love to meet you.
And Alas, prophets are suddenly me said Man, I have done a lot. I have the long whoever loves to meet Allah azzawajal. Allah subhana wa Tada. loves to meet him as well. Woman Carrie Haleakala. Carrie Hello. And whoever hates the meeting of the laws origin. Allah subhanaw taala hates his meeting as well.
And of course a person that knows that inshallah. At least I have something to face my Lord when he's the one who loves the optimizer. Even though he said those words, he still understood that I have something to meet
with. So we started making Roger laws origin, that agility fee so take my soul as soon as possible for allies origin and with that being said, we come to a close on this lesson. And this is the end of the life of
a lot so you didn't come with