Compassionate Among Themselves
COMPASSIONATE AMONG THEMSELVES
From the book: There is no consideration for the opinion of some who deviated and believed that some Imams are greater than the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wasallam in terms of knowledge and other qualities.
There are scholars who are capable of reinterpreting of proving the falsity of all the narrations recorded in these books.
Clarity of the status of the Messenger of Allah, (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam), and that he is the owner of the Great Intercession, the visited Fountain and the exalted position in this world and in the Hereafter, are facts that no one can deny.
The blessings of the Prophet Muhammad (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) extended to the members of his household and his companions, May Allah be pleased with all of them.
Therefore, members of the Prophet’s Household enJoy great status.
There are many Qur’anic verses and numerous Ahadith that supported this.
These evidences include the mention of those among them who kept the company of the Messenger of Allah, (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) as they include the mention of their offspring. They also explain their virtues and excellence.
Equally, all available evidences concerning the merits of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) apply in the first degree, to members of his Household who had the honour of being among his Companions.
In the first issue of these series, Companionship of the Messenger of Allah, (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) was discussed. In the following pages, I am going to discuss the mutual compassion that existed among these Companions.
For, we should never feel tired of talking about the merits and virtues of being a Companion of Allah’s Messenger (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam), and the fact that through believing in and keeping the company of this Blessed Prophet Muhammad, (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) the title “Companion” is earned.
Differences in their status and positions in blissful Paradise depend on their actions and their participation in Jihad with the