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Great Muslims Of All Times

The Ansar (Helpers) of Madina Who First Pledged Allegiance
To The Holy Prophet Muhammad at Aqaba

These Ansar (Helpers) from Madina accepted Islam and pledged loyalty (gave their bay'a) at the hands of the beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, at Aqaba on the outskirts of Makkah in the year 2 B.H/620 C.E. A year earlier, the first five of them together with Sayyidina Jabir ibn 'Abdillah al-Khazraji had accepted Islam at Aqaba and pledged their loyalty at the hands of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.

1. Sayyidina Abu Umamah, As'ad ibn Zuraara al-Khazraji

2. Sayyidina 'Awf ibn al-Harith al-Khazraji

3. Sayyidina Raafi' ibn Maalik al-Khazraji

4. Sayyidina Qutba ibn 'Aamir al-Khazraji

5. Sayyidina 'Uqba ibn 'Aamir ibn Naabi al-Khazraji

6. Sayyidina Mu'adh ibn al-Harith al-Khazraji

7. Sayyidina Dhakwaan ibn 'Abdu Qays al-Khazraji

8. Sayyidina 'Ubada ibn as-Saamit al-Khazraji

9. Sayyidina Abu 'AbdurRahman, Yazid ibn Tha'laba al-Khazraji

10. Sayyidina al-'Abbas bin 'Ubada ibn Nadlah al-Khazraji

11. Sayyidina Abu'l Haytham, Maalik ibn al-Tayyihaan al-Awsi

12. Sayyidina 'Uwaym ibn Saa'ida al-Awsi,

may Allah be pleased with them all.

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