Asharah Mubash Sharah-The Ten Promised Paradise

Asharah Mubash Sharah-The Ten Promised Paradise

Abdur-Rahman bin Al-Akhnas said that when he was in the mosque, a man abused Ali (RA). So Saeed bin Zayd got up and said: “I bear witness to the Apostle of Allah (SAWS) that I heard him say: “Ten persons will go to Paradise: Abu Bakr will go to Paradise, Umar will go to Paradise, Uthman will go to Paradise, Ali will go to Paradise, Talha will go to Paradise: Zubair bin Al-Awwam will go to Paradise, Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas will go to Paradise and Abdur-Rahman bin Awf will go to Paradise. If I wish, I can mention the tenth.” The People asked: “Who is he?” so he kept silence. They again asked: “Who is he?” He replied: “He is Saeed ibn Zayd.” He then said: “The Company of one man whose face has been covered with dust by the Apostle of Allah (SAWS) is better than the actions of one of you for a whole life time even if he is granted the life-span of Noah.” (Abu Dawud)

Ten Companions are listed below, together with the dates of when they lived and died:

1) Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (51 B.H-13 A.H; 573-634 C.E)
2) Umar bin Al-Khattaab Al-Farooq (40 B.H-23 A.H; 584-644 C.E)
3) Uthman bin Affan Ghani Dhun-Nurayn (47 B.H- 35 A.H; 577-656 C.E)
4) Ali bin Abi Talib (23 B.H- 40 A.H; 600-661 C.E)
5) Talha bin Ubaidullah (28 B.H-36 A.H; 596-656 C.E)
6) Zubair bin Al-Awwam (28 B.H-36 A.H; 596-656 C.E)
7) Abdur-Rahman bin Awf (passed away 31 A.H/654 C.E)
8) Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas (23 B.H-55 A.H; 600-675 C.E)
9) Saeed bin Zaid (passed away 51 A.H)
10) Abu Ubaidah Aamir bin Abdullah bin Al-Jarrah

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