Ashra Mubashra – The Ten Blessed Companions

“And whoever obeys Allah and the Messenger – those will be with the ones upon whom Allah has bestowed favor of the prophets, the steadfast affirmers of truth, the martyrs and the righteous. And excellent are those as companions”. (Qur’an 4 : 69)

The literal meaning of the Arabic term “Ashara’ means ten and ‘Mubashshara’ means good news or glad tidings. This particular term Ashara Mubashshareen is dedicated in Islam to the ten noble companions of the Last and Final Messenger of Allah pbuh who were guaranteed Paradise by the Messenger of Allah pbuh during their lifetime. Following is the List of those fortunate companions of the Prophet pbuh are:

1. Abu Bakar (R.A)

2. Umar Bin Khattab (R.A)

3. Uthman Bin Affan (R.A)

4. Ali Bin Abu Talib (R.A)

5. Zubair ibn-e-Awam (R.A)

6. Talhah Bin Ubaydullah (R.A)

7. Abdul Rehman bin-e-Auf (R.A)

8. Abu Obaida bin-al-Jarah (R.A)

9. Saad bin-e-Abi Waqas (R.A)

10. Saeed bin-e-Zaid
(R.A)

Narrated : Abdur Rahman bin Awf: that the Messenger of Allah said: “Abu Bakr is in Paradise, ‘Umar is in Paradise, ‘Uthman is in Paradise, ‘Ali is in Paradise, Talhah is in Paradise, Az-Zubair is in Paradise, ‘Abdur Rahman bin Awf is in Paradise, Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas is in Paradise, Sa’id ibn Zayd is in Paradise, and Abu ‘Ubaidah bin Al-Jarrah is in Paradise.”
(JamiTirmidhi)

O Allah make us of them !

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