Abu Bakr was born in “MECCA” in 573 CE .He was the fourth person who accepted “ISLAM”. In his early years he played with goats and camels.When he was 10 years old he traveled to SYRIA for business. His family was rich. Abu bakr was literate and fond of poetry. He had best memory and had the best knowledge of genealogy of the ‘ARAB’ tribes. He was with fair skin and thin body. Before he accept Islam he never worshiped idols.
ACCEPTANCE OF ISLAM:
On his return from business trip from YEMEN, friends informed him that in his absence “MUHAMMAD” had declared “HIMSELF” the messenger of “GOD”, then ABU BAKR accept “ISLAM”. His wife “QUTAY LAH BINT ABD-AL-UZZA” never accept “ISLAM” then he divorced her. Also one of his son Abdu’l-rehman never entered in ISLAM then HAZRAT ABUBAKR(R.A) separated HIMSELF from him. ABU BAKR(R.A)’S acceptance of “ISLAM” was a milestone in HAZRAT MUHAMMAD (S.A.W.W)’s mission.
MILTARY COMPAIGNS WITH HOLY PROPHET(S.A.W.W):
He participated in “BATTLE OF BADR, BATTLE OF UHUD, BATTLE OF TRENCH, BATTLE OF KHYBER and BATTLE OF TAIF”.
REIGN AS A KHALIFA:
He remained khalifa for 27 months.
In the age of 61 years, he fell sick and did not recover and died. He was buried by the side of MUHAMMAD (P.B.U.H)’s grave near
“MASJID E NABWI”.
- “Be good to others, that will protect you against evil”.ABUBAKR SADIQUE(R.A)
“Muslims should live like brother”.ABUBAKR(R.A)
“Knowledge is the life of the mind”. ABUBAKR(R.A)
“Death is the easiest of all things after it, and the hardest of all things before it”.ABUBAKR SADIQUE(R.A)
“Without knowledge, action is useless and knowledge without action is futile”.ABUBAKR(R.A)
- “The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah”.ABUBAKR(R.A)
“Allah bless him who helps his brother”.ABUBAKR(R.A)