Book Name:Karamaat e Farooq e Azam

acknowledged) until you recite Salat upon your Beloved Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم.’ (Sunan-ut-Tirmizi, vol. 2, pp. 28, Hadees 486)

صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب           صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد

Victory of Muslims by the call of Sayyiduna ‘Umar

On page 74 of the book ‘Karamat Sahabah’ [the 346-page publication of Maktaba-tul-Madinah, the publishing department of Dawat-e-Islami], Shaykh-ul-Hadees, ‘Allamah Maulana ‘Abdul Mustafa A’zami عَـلَيْهِ رَحْـمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـقَـوِی has mentioned that Ameer-ul-Mu`mineen Sayyiduna ‘Umar Farooq-e-A’zam رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ sent Sayyiduna Saariyah رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ towards the land of ‘Nahawand’ for Jihad (holy war), designating him as the commander-in-chief.

When Sayyiduna Saariyah رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ was at war against the disbelievers, Sayyiduna ‘Umar رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ suddenly ordered whilst delivering the sermon standing at the blessed pulpit of Masjid-un-Nabawi, ‘﴿يَا سَارِيَةُ الۡجَبَلَ i.e. O Saariyah! Turn your back towards the mountain. The people present in the Masjid were amazed, for Sayyiduna Saariyah رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ was sent in Jihad hundreds of miles away at the land of Nahawand; then what made Ameer-ul-Mu`mineen call him out today?

The confusion dispelled when a war-participant envoy of Sayyiduna Saariyah رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ came and reported that while confronting the disbelievers on the battlefield, when the signs


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