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This talk sees Shaykh Yasir Qadhi delve into the life and times of another great Sahaba to have ever walked the face of the earth – AbdurRahman Ibn Awf RA.

Abdur-Rahman ibn Awf stepped into this world in the Banu Zuhura clan which had a similarity in the fact that it was also the tribe of the Prophet’s ﷺ mother, Aminah RA. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ gifted him the name – Abdur-Rahman Ibn ‘Awf, which means Servant of the Most Merciful One (Allah).

We are also made aware of the richness that Allah had bestowed upon him and yet how his life was an embodiment of extreme humility and gratitude.he always set himself the target of using his wealth to benefit the religion of Islam and to please Allah and took profound measures in ensuring so.his love for charity knew no bounds. Abdur-Rahman had extreme proximity with Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and so it comes as no surprise about his profound knowledge of Islam and his eagerness to spread the message of Islam everywhere.

Explicit details are shared and delved upon by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi on the early life of Abdur Rahman Ibn Awf RA, the reason behind his success and the lessons we can imbibe and emulate from his benevolent personality.

AbdurRahman Ibn Awf  RA left for his heavenly abode at the age of 75 years during the Khilafah of Uthman Ibn Affan RA.

 

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Yasir Qadhi

Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University. Currently he is teaching at Rhodes College, in Memphis, TN.

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