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The complexion of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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What was the complexion of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?

 

Answer

Imam Ibn Sa’d (rahimahullah) has recorded a narration wherein Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was asked to describe Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu). She described him as being fair in complexion.

Qays ibn Abi Hazim (rahimahullah) has also described Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) as being fair in complexion.

(Tabaqat Ibn Sa’d, vol. 3 pg. 140. Also see: Tarikhul Khulafa, pg. 106)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

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