I wish to know details of the hadith refering about the jihad in Hind. Please give me details of the virtues explained in the hadidh about the people taking part in it. Is there any time regarding the start of it? What will be the result of the Jihad? I am eager to know it Maulana. So please explain in details. May ALLAH give you a very big paradise for your work of deen, aameen.
The Ahaadith regarding the Jihaad in Hind have been narrated by Hadhrat Abu
Hurayra (Radhiallaahu Anhu). He says, ‘Nabi (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam)
has informed us about a battle to take place in Hind (India).’ Furthermore,
Hadhrat Abu Hurayra (Radhiallaahu Anhu) mentions, ‘If I have the opportunity
to be present therein, I will sacrifice myself and wealth. If I am killed, I
will be from amongst the greatest martyrs and if I return I will return as a
In another narration, it has been mentioned, ‘Two groups of my Ummat will be
saved from Jahannum. One being those fighting in the battle of Hind and the
other being those with Eesa (Alayhis salaam). (Nasaaiee vol.2 pg.93)
There is no mention in the Hadith regarding the actual time of that battle.
Some Ulama are of the opinion that it refers to the war against the British
from whom India was liberated. Many Ulama have taken part in that war.
and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best
Mufti Ebrahim Desai