The Sahaba Ikram راضي الله
عنه, were the followers and close companions of the Holy Prophet
صلى الله عليه وسلم .
Those who are desirous of following anyone, should follow the Sahaba
رضي الله عنه who were the best of community, whose hearts were pure,
whose wisdom was profound and who did not believe in the exhibition of outer life.
Therefore, try to imitate their ways and manners, for by Allah, they were rightly
The secret why the Sahaba Ikram رضي الله عنه
were the best of people was not because they saw the Messenger of
صلى الله عليه وسلم , no the secret lies with Him
صلى الله عليه وسلم seeing them!
The Sahaba رضي الله عنه included the Prophesied Rightly
Guided Caliphs, the first five caliphs who were the
successors and the heirs of the Holy Prophet Muhammad
صلى الله عليه وسلم . These were in order of their caliphate:
Hazrat Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه
Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab رضي الله عنه
Hazrat Uthman ibn Affan رضي الله عنه
Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib رضي الله عنه
Imam Hasan ibn Ali رضي الله عنه