Stories of the Sahaba
Shaikh Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhelwi, Asim Ahmad tr.
Fadail al-Amal: Virtues of Good Deeds, Stories of the Sahaba
This anthology features stories of the Sahaba to inspire us and to illustrate the meaning of humanity and love for Allah and His last Prophet s.a.w. We must read these stories repeatedly and inculcate love for the Sahaba in our hearts, for love of Sahaba invites love for the blessed Prophet s.a.w. and love for the blessed Prophet s.a.w. invites the love of Allah. The lives of the Sahaba are of love for Allah, fearlessness, selflessness, valiance, humility, and austerity. Their mission: to secure the Din of Allah and preserve it until the Day of Judgement. They are an inspiration for the whole of humankind and teach us the true meaning of honour, justice, and peace.
I: Steadfastness in Hardship
II: Fear of Allah
III: Abstinence of the Sahaba
IV: Piety and Scrupulousness
V: Devotion to Salat
VI: Sympathy and Self-Sacrifice
VII: Valor and Heroism
VIII: The Zeal for Knowledge
IX: Pleasing the Blessed Prophet s.a.w.
X: Love of Iman in Women and Their Courage
XI: Children's Devotion to Islam
XII: Different Stories About the Sahaba's Love for the Blessed Prophet s.a.w.