Aban bin Uthman bin Affan

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Aban ibn Uthman ibn Affan
Died d. 105 A.H / 723 CE

Aban bin Uthman bin Affan (died 105 A.H / 723 CE)[1] was a Sahabi, Muhaddith, Faqīh, Mufassir, and Muslim historian.[2]

Biography[edit]

Aban bin Uthman bin Affan was the son of Uthman ibn Affan, the third islamic caliph. His mother was Umm'Amr bint Jandab. He was the first historian to write the Maghazi of Muhammad. He was also a Scholar of Ahadith and Fiqh.

Hadith Narration[edit]

Book 41, Number 5069: , Narrated Uthman ibn Affan:

Aban ibn Uthman said: I heard Uthman ibn Affan (his father) say: I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) say: If anyone says three times: "In the name of Allah, when Whose name is mentioned nothing on Earth or in Heaven can cause harm, and He is the Hearer, the Knower" he will not suffer sudden affliction till the morning, and if anyone says this in the morning, he will not suffer sudden affliction till the evening.

Aban was afflicted by some paralysis and when a man who heard the tradition began to look at him, he said to him: Why are you looking at me? I swear by Allah, I did not tell a lie about Uthman, nor did Uthman tell a lie about the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him), but that day when I was afflicted by it, I became angry and forgot to say them.

References[edit]

  1. ^ P.J. Bearman, TH. Bianquis, C. E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, and W. P. Heinrichs, ed. (2004). The encyclopedia of islam X. Leiden: Koninklyke Brill. 
  2. ^ Sayyid Husayn Muhammad Ja'fari. "The Origins and Early Development of Shia Islam". Retrieved 22 March 2013.