THE title al-Khulafa ar:Rashidun, or ‘the rightly. guided Khalifas’, is given to the four who immedi·. ~te1Y”’succeeded Mu1:Iammad-Abu Bakr,’Umar. ‘lJthman and . Those Caliphs who truly followed in the Prophet’s foot steps are called ‘The Rightly-Guided Caliphs’ (Al-Khulafa-ur Rashidun in Arabic). KHULAFA-E-RASHIDUN Khulafa or Caliphs are the leaders of an Islamic state or The period of rule of the Khulafa E Rashid or Khulafa ar Rashidun was of.

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Abu Ubaida held a meeting with his high command officers, including Khalid to decide on future conquests. Your speech has always been characterized by the qualities of wisdom and decisiveness.

Archived from the original on Retrieved 15 September These cities were laid in according with the principles of town planning. Profession of faith Prayer Fasting Alms-giving Pilgrimage. Sunni schools of law.

It is an absolute condition, laid down in tradition, that the caliph must be of the tribe of Koreish Quraishthat of the Prophet. He became caliph at the age of The Muslim armies reached it in July This army penetrated deeper into Nubia and laid siege to the Nubian capital of Dongola. The Rashidun army conquered North Africa from the Byzantines and even raided Spainconquering the coastal areas of the Iberian peninsulaas well as the islands of Rhodes and Cyprus.

This is usually when the rulers are not meeting public responsibilities obliged upon them under Islam.

At the age of 21, he married Fatimah, Muhammed’s youngest daughter by Khadijah bint Khuwaylidkhulxfa became a son-in-law of Muhammed. It was therefore decided that instead of ad hoc division the amount of the allowance to the stipend should be determined beforehand and this allowance should be paid to the person concerned regardless of the amount of the spoils.

He became the second Muslim caliph after Muhammad’s death and ruled for 10 years. Rashidjn prevented the recently converted Muslims from dispersing, kept the community united, and consolidated Islamic grip on the region by containing rasjidun Riddawhile extending the Dar Al Islam all the way to the Red Sea.


During his reign, at the time of appointment, every officer was required to make the oath:. At that time, kharaj was synonymous with jizyahwhich later emerged as a poll tax paid by dhimmis.

Rashidun – Wikipedia

On 22 August Abu Bakr died, making Umar his successor. Returning from Arabia, he received news of the assembling of a large Persian army. During his reign Uthman gave Muawiyah permission to build a navy after concerning the matter.

Upon conquest, in almost all cases, the caliphs were burdened with the maintenance and construction of roads and rashidyn in return for the conquered nation’s political loyalty.

Umar accepted the first two placements but delegated his clan lower down on the scale with reference to nearness in relationship to Muhammad. They are known as Rightly Guided Caliphs. They also possessed spears and daggers. Ali was unable to convert enthusiasm for the principle inscribed on his banner into enthusiasm for khullafa person.

Rashidun Caliphate

Uthman refused and returned to his room. The treaty stated that Mu’awiya would not name a successor during his reign, and that he would let the Islamic World choose the next khulafs This treaty would later be broken by Mu’awiya as he names his son Yazid I successor. The new buildings were constructed from mud bricks instead of reeds, a material that was popular in the rashidum, but caught fire easily.

Al-Mawardi also said in emergencies when there is no caliphate and no majlis, the people themselves should create a majlis, select a list of candidates for caliph, then the majlis should select from the list of candidates.

During the reign of Caliph Umar, there were restrictions on the building of rashhidun buildings by the rich and elites, this was symbolic of the egalitarian society of Islam, where all were equal, although the restrictions were later revoked by Caliph Uthman because of the financial ra of ordinary men, and the construction of double story building was permitted. A beginning was made with the Quraish and the Ansar and the system was gradually extended to the whole of Arabia and to Muslims of conquered lands.


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Alt in point of fact had no real right to the succession, and moreover was apparently actuated not by piety but by ambition and the desire of power, so that men of penetration, even although they condemned Othman’s method of khulafq, yet refused to recognize his successor.

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The Rightly-Guided Caliphs (Al-Khulafa-ur-Rashidun)

As successor to the Prophet, the Caliph was the head of the Muslim community and his primary responsibility was to continue in the path of the Prophet SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam. These included Kufa, Basra, and Raxhidun. Uthman made Egypt one province and created a new province comprising North Africa. They were called the “Rightly-Guided” because they have been seen as model Muslim leaders by Sunni Muslims.

The Rashidun Caliphate expanded steadily; within rashidu span of 24 years of conquest, a vast territory was conquered comprising Mesopotamiathe Levantparts of Anatoliaand most of the Sasanian Empire.

This was followed by an attack on the house of Ali and Fatimah in an attempt rashjdun defeat any opposition to Abu Bakr.