Unveiling the Boundless Love: Lessons from the Companions of Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم

Unveiling the Boundless Love

My uncle once shared a story about a man troubled by why the love of the Prophet’s companions رضي الله عنهم is esteemed and cherished compared to that of Muslims living today. This question left him deeply perplexed.

One night, as he lay awake, pondering this, he drifted into a deep sleep and had a remarkable dream. In the dream, he found himself riding in a car with Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم and the four respected Khalifas, on a journey along a steep, winding road towards a mountain.

Suddenly, the car stopped, and the brakes failed on the slope. Panic filled the air as they realized the danger of the car rolling backward. Without hesitation, the dreamer jumped out to protect Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم and searched for something to secure the car.

Frantically, he found a rock. But before he could return, he saw something extraordinary. The four Khalifas—Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman, and Ali رضي الله عنهم—were kneeling at each tire, preventing the car from moving backward and protecting Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم from harm.

This act of love and sacrifice deeply moved the dreamer. When he woke up, tears filled his eyes as he realized the depth of love shown by the Prophet’s companions. In that moment, he prayed for forgiveness and thanked Allah سبحانه وتعالىٰ for the valuable lesson from his dream. It was then that he understood the immense love the companions had for Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم.

Courtesy: Zeeshan Rashid ©


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