|Abu Bakr - أبو بكر
Caliph in Madina
Companion of the Cave Companion of the Tomb Attique The Great Friend (صديق اكبر, Siddique-e-Akbar)
Abū Bakr as-Șiddīq
|1st Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate|
|Reign||8 June 632 – 22 August 634|
|Predecessor||Position established as new title in order to succession of Muhammad's leadership|
|Successor||Umar ibn Al-Khattab|
|Born||c. October 573
|Died||22 August 634 (aged 61)
|Burial||Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Madinah|
Qutaylah bint Abd-al-Uzza (divorced) Umm Rumān Asma bint Umais Habibah bint Kharijah
|Issue||Sons Abdullah ibn Abi Bakr Abdul-Rahman ibn Abi Bakr Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr Daughters Asma bint Abi Bakr Aisha Umm Khultum bint Abi Bakr|
Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.
Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.
Our abode in this world is transitory, our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered and our indolence is manifest.
He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone.
He who builds a masjid in the way of Allah, God will build a house for him in the paradise.
Do not get elated at any victory, for all such victory is subject to the will of God.
When knowledge is limited - it leads to folly... When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.