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Question By : Faisal Darbar

Assalam Alaikum,

Mufti Sahab, Can you give me the details of the battle where Sahabah (Companions) were not winning and when they started doing Miswak, the enemies ran away and it turned to a victory? Faisal Darbar (Saudi Arabia)

 

Reply By : Muhammad Asad Qasmi
Designation : Mufti, ODI, MMERC, Mumbai 

Mufti Sahab, Can you give me the details of the battle where Sahabah (Companions) were not winning and when they started doing Miswak, the enemies ran away and it turned to a victory? Faisal Darbar (Saudi Arabia) dar_faisal@yahoo.com

In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful

The answer to your question is as follows:

Once Hzazrat Abdullah bin Mubarak (rahmatullahi alaih) with other Muslim fighters was in a battle. They tried much to conquer the fort of Kuffar (pagans) but all in vain. With the thought how to conquer, he slept and dreamt that the Prophet (saws) said: ¡®Use Miswak whenever you perform wudhu.¡¯ In the morning when he woke up, he used miswak and asked his companions too to do miswak. When the kuffar (pagans) saw Muslims doing miswak, they were in panic and overpowered and they got down and rushed to the chiefs and informed that the Muslims were sharpening their teeth to eat them up after the victory. At length, they sent a messenger to Muslims to ask if they wanted to take wealth or life. Abdullah bin Mubarak said, ¡®we want neither your wealth nor your life but we want you to accept Islam and rescue yourselves. So they accepted Islam. (salaat-e-Masoodi, page No. 106) this reference is given in a book named [Fazail-e-Miswak] written by ¡®Maulana Mufti Muhammad Irshad Qasmi¡¯ on page No. 73. (And Allah knows

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