The battle of Badr was the most important among the Islamic battles of Destiny. For the first time the followers of the new faith were put into a serious test. The Battle of Badr is one of the greatest and most famous battles of Islam and those who participated in it enjoyed a special distinction amongst the Muslims. Battle of Badr or Jang-e-Badr, is remembered as the most In case of Ghazwa-e -badar fidya was paid for illetrate prisoners of war and those.
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The Battle of Badr
They became worst enemies of whoever accepted Islam and tortured them both physically and mentally. This eventually led to mass emigration of Muslims from Makkah to Madina with the permission of God, bzdar Exalted.
The Muhajireen emigrants of Makkah left most of their belongings behind them, which were eventually taken by the Qureyshi disbelievers.
In the second year of Hijrah Migrationin A. D, Muslims came to know of Qureyshi caravan coming back from Syria to Makkah. So, they thought of avenging their losses of possessions in Makkah by raiding that convoy lead by Abu Sufyan, who called for his people to protect his caravan from Muslims and crush them.
Chapter The Battle of Badr | The Message |
They saw them [to be] twice their [own] number by [their] eyesight. But Allah supports with His victory whom He wills. Indeed in that is a lesson for those of vision. The account of the happenings during this heroic clash of Madinans Believers with the Makkans Non Believers is described below:. It was a great testing time for the faith of the disciples of Islam.
The Ansaar Natives of Madina also had to make a decision whether to take part in this combat or not, as the Pact of Brotherhood between them and Muhajireen did not include fighting enemies outside the boundaries of Madina. In the end, a small defense force of Muslims; most of them were unarmed and had only 70 camels and two horses, was ready to face the disbelievers. The idolaters of Makkah, under the command of Abu Jahl marched towards Madina. When Muslims came to know about it, they also moved out of the city and stationed at the wells of Badr near a sea between the two cities, where both armies collided in the end.
The above mentioned Ayah clearly indicates towards the Help of Allah SWT in the form of good news of thousand Angels assisting Muslims during their fight against non believers who were triple their number.
When both the armies faced each other at the place of Badr, the battle began with the normal Arab Tradition of a fight, with nominated warriors from each side coming into clash with each other.
A triplet of disbelievers namely: AHis uncle, Hazrat Hamza R. A and one of His close companions, Hazrat Ubayda R. The first two had great wins over their opponents, while the Last One got martyred in the end. After the general battle started, valor snglish Hazrat Ali R. A was highly prominent, who horrified ghazws killed his rivals with great bravery.
This caused them to tremble and they turned their backs, thereupon, Muslims took them with great power, killed 70 of them and took 70 as prisoners, who were treated with great humility and kindness.
The Almighty narrates this happening in Furqan e Hameed as:. And you threw not, [O Muhammad], when you threw, but it was Allah who threw that He might test the believers with a good test.
Battle of Badr | Summary |
Indeed, Allah is Hearing and Knowing. In short, the battle of Badr proved as a foundation of Muslim strength as they were quite a few in numbers, who were given the eventual victory against the mighty and well armed disbelievers of Qureysh. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
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