Jumat, 24 November 2023

Complete Biography of Hadith Scholar Abu Darda' Radhiyallahu 'anhu

His full name is Uwaimir bin Zaid bin Qais, a hadith narrator friend from the Ansar, from the Khajraj tribe, he memorized the Qur'an from the Messenger of Allah, may God bless him and grant him peace.

In the battle of Uhud, the Messenger of Allah said about himself, "The best horseman is Uwaimir." He was fraternized by the Prophet with Salman Al Farisi. He followed all the wars that happened after the battle of Uhud.

During the reign of Caliph Uthsman, Abu Darda' was appointed as a judge in the area of ​​Sham, He was the mufti (giver of fatwa) of the people of Sham and an expert in jurisprudence of the people of Palestine.

He narrated hadiths from Sayyidah Aisyah and Zaid bin Thabit, while the narrators from him were his own son Bilal and his wife Umm Darda'.

The hadiths he narrated reached 179 hadiths.

About him, Masruq said: "I obtained the knowledge of the Messenger of Allah, may God bless him and grant him peace, from six people among them from Abu Darda".

He died in the year 32 H in Damascus.

(copied from the Biography of Abu Darda' in Al-Ishabah no.6119 by Ibn Hajar Asqalani)

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