He is one of the prominent Companions of the Prophet (pbuh) in the sciences of the Quran, fiqh and hadith.
He became a Muslim in the second year after the Migration. According to what Vâkıdî reports, Abû'd-Darda is the last Muslim in his family. While Abû'd Darda was dealing with trade at first, after becoming a Muslim, he completely devoted himself to asceticism and worship.
Abû'd-Darda, who was not present in the Battle of Badr before his entry into Islam, showed great sacrifice and courage in Uhud. After this war, he fought in all the wars of the Messenger of Allah (pbuh).
Homeless and unmarried muhajirun (companions of Muhammad who migrated from Mecca) who did not have relatives in Medina, dwelt in al-Suffah where they were mainly learning the Quran and Sunnah.
Al-Ṣuffah was a shelter that was available at the rear side of Al-Masjid an-Nabawi during the Medina period of early Islam. It was initially available at the northeastern corner of the mosque and Muhammad (s.a.w) ordered it to be covered by palm leaves in order to provide shade, hence it was called Al-Suffah.
Bilal ibn Rabah was one of the most trusted and loyal Sahabah (companions) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad (saw). He was born in Mecca and is considered to have been the first mu'azzin, chosen by Muhammad (saw) himself.
Salman al-Farsi was the first Persian who converted to Islam. He is credited with the suggestion of digging a trench around Medina, a Sasanian military technique, when it was attacked by Mecca...