Biographies of the 4 Rightly guided Khalifahs. 1. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr As- Siddeeq. 2. Sayyiduna ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattab 3. Sayyiduna Uthman Ibn Affan 4. I assume you know what sahaba means — companions of rasulullah. The Khulafa Ar-Rashideen are four specific companions of rasulullah. Fantastic Four – Remembering The Khulafa e Rashideen. 07 October , By: Sayed Ridhwaan Mohamed CTIEC – Cape Town Islamic Educational.

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The caliphate became a hereditary office or the prize of the strongest general after the Rashidun caliphate.

Muslim Nationhood in India: Returning from Arabia, he received news of the assembling of a large Persian army. During the Khilafat Arabic: Provincial governors received as much as five to seven thousand dirhams annually besides their share of the spoils of war if they were also the commander-in-chief of the army of their sector. Muslim landowners, on the other hand, paid only ushra religious tithewhich carried a much lower rate of taxation. At first it was Umar who introduced these reforms on strong bases, his successor Uthman who himself was an intelligent businessman, further reformed them.

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During Umar’s reign, the governor of Syria, Muawiyah Isent a request to build a naval force to invade the islands of the Mediterranean Sea but Umar rejected the proposal because of the risk of death of soldiers at sea. One tradition has it that he wished for a “wall of fire” to keep the Arabs rsahideen Persians apart. By God, Usama is qualified to be your general just as his father was qualified to be a general.


After this Ali was forced to fight the rebellious Kharijites in the Battle of Nahrawana faction of his former supporters who, as a result of their dissatisfaction with the arbitration, opposed both Ali and Mu’awiya.

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Succeeded by Hasanthen Muawiyah I — Caliph Umar himself followed the above postulates strictly. There were also a number of cases where caliphs had to appear before judges as they prepared to take rashidwen verdict.

A Companion to Moral Anthropology reprint ed. You were the ‘second of two’, his Companion in the Cave; and the one upon whom As-Sakeenah descended. This army however could not make it to Damascus and was intercepted by Abu Ubaidah and Khalid on their way to Emesa.

Your answer needs some elaboration and references to support your claim please consider reading islam. Theology and Creed in Sunni Islam: These stables could accommodate as many as 4, horses.

Despite internal troubles, Uthman continued the wars of conquest started by Umar. At that meeting, Abu Bakr was elected caliph by the Muslim community.

Rashidun Caliphate

Rather, their election and leadership rzshideen based upon merit. Uthman was born into the Umayyad clan of Meccaa powerful family of the Quraysh tribe. Abdullah Ibn Sa’ad used to send raiding parties to the west. In most of the historical accounts it states that among the Rashidun caliphs Uthman ibn Affan was the first to strike coins; some accounts however state that Umar was the first to do so.


The civil war permanently consolidated the divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims, with Shia Muslims believing Ali to be the first rightful caliph and Imam after Muhammad. Gashideen Ansars also declined their offer to choose a new Khalifah. Ali then transferred his capital from Medina to Kufathe Muslim garrison city in what is now Iraq. They invaded Cappadocia and sacked Caesarea Mazaca.

The Qadis were chosen for their integrity and learning in Islamic law. ShuraMajlisMajlis-ash-Shuraand Islamic democracy. Markets were established at convenient points, which were under the control of market officers who was supposed to check the affairs of market and quality of goods.

The Life of Muhammad. This rashieden was introduced in These cities were laid in according with the principles of town planning. And Allah sw knows best.

After this episode of Islamic history, another cry for revenge for the blood of Uthman rose. It is said that Caliph Umar did not wish to send his troops through the Zagros mountains and onto the Iranian plateau. This was agreed to. During Uthman’s reign the people of the empire enjoyed a prosperous life.

After entering Iraq with his army of 18, Khalid won decisive victories in four consecutive battles: