Al-Bara' ibn `Azib

Al-Bara ibn Azib ( _ar. البراء بن عازب) was one of the companions of Muhammad and narrator of hadith. [ [http://www.searchtruth.com/book_display.php?book=15&translator=3 Hadith Books ] ]

Biography

He entered Islam at a young age and fought beside the Prophet in fifteen battles, including the Battle of Khaybar, from which he reported hadith [see Hadith of prohibition of Mut'ah at Khaybar] In the year 24/645, during the caliphate of ‘Uthmān, he was made governor of al-Ray (in Persia). He eventually retired to Kūfā and there he died in the year 17/690.

He reported the hadith of hadith of the pond of Khumm [ [http://www.shianews.com/hi/articles/islam/0000156.php shianews.com] quoting Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal in his Musnad, al Matbaat al Maymaniyyah, Egypt, 1313, from al Bara' ibn Azib (iv, 281)] and also figures in the transmission of numerous ḥadīth in the collections of Muslim and Bukhārī.

When Umar was at Fatimah's house,A Shi'i-Sunni dialogue on Al-Islam.org [http://al-islam.org/murajaat/80.htm] ] , al-Bara was in it.

He did not give allegiance to Abu Bakr, until Ali supposedly did so.Tarikh al-Yaqubi, as quoted in Peshawar Nights on [http://www.al-islam.org/ Al-islam.org] [http://www.al-islam.org/peshawar/7.2.html] ]

ee also

*Islam

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