Knowledge and Humility of Hazrat Abu Dharr Ghafari (An Analytical Study)
Hazrat Abu Dharr Ghaffari (RA) is a glorious Companion, and in fact, the Companions are the people whom Allah has chosen to accompany His Messenger (SAW). He took up permanent residence in a village in Syria and then moved to Damascus during the caliphate of Hazrat Usman Ghani (RA) and continued his sermons۔ He spent the last days of his life in the suburbs of Madinah, The tribe belonged to the Bani Ghiffar. After accepting Islam, they fell in love with the Holy Prophet, He did not like to accumulate wealth in the world. He used to avoid meeting people unnecessarily ۔ He was not afraid of anyone when he spoke the truth, while he endured all kinds of hardships for the sake of Islam. You used to say that people are born to die. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) gave him the title of “Masih al-Islam”. After him, he became detached from the world. Hazrat Umar (RA) considered him equal to Abdullah bin Masood in knowledge.