Abu Saeed al-Khudree radhiyallahu anhu
Name & Lineage:
Abu Saeed Saad ibn Maalik ibn Sinaan ibn Tha’labah ibn Ubayd ibn al-Bajr (Khudrah) ibn Awf ibn al-Haarith ibn al-Khazraj al-Khazrajee al-Ansaree radhiyallahu anhu.
His father Maalik ibn Sinaan radhiyallahu anhu died as a martyr in the battle of Uhud and was present in the Battle of the Confederates & the Bayt of Ridhwaan.
Ibn Umar radhiyallahu anhu, Jaabir radhiyallahu anhu, Aamir ibn Saad ibn Abee Waqqas, Abu Salamah ibn Abdir Rahmaan ibn Awf, Abu Saaleh as-Samaan, Saeed ibn al-Musayyib, Abdur Rahmaan ibn Abee Saeed al-Khudree, Ubaydullah ibn Abdullah ibn Utbah, Ataa’ ibn Yazeed al-Laythee, Ataa ibn Yasaar, Muhammad ibn Alee al-Baaqar & Saeed ibn Jubayr and others rahimahumullah.
Hence it is proved that he did not fear anyone when following the Sunnah – radhiyallahu anhu.
Musnad Baqee ibn Makhlad has 1170 narrations from him.
43 hadeeths have been narrated from him in the Saheehayn (Bukharee & Muslim).
There are three narrations(hadeeth no. 7, 11 & 19) reported from him in al-Arbaoon fi al-Hathh a’la al-Jihaad by Ibn Asaakir.
There are several statements on the year of his death i.e. 63, 64, 65 & 74 Hijri. The most correct opinion in this regard is 64 hijri – radhiyallahu anhu. (and Allaah Knows Best)
Author: Hafiz Zubair Alizai Rahimahullah
Translated by: taalibeilm via (sheikhzubairalizai dot wordpress dot com)
Reference: Sheikh Zubair’s urdu translation & tehqeeq of "Kitaab al-Arbaeen" by Sheikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah rahimahullah. page 42-43 under hadeeth#3.
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