Fatwa: # 33275
Category: History and Biography
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 9th June 2015


Information Regarding the Battle of Badr


which month did the battle of badr take place and what are the names of the sahabah who were martyred. Is it true if yu take their names and make Dua after that Duas are sure to be accepted?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

  • The Battle of Badr took place on the 17th of Ramadhan in the second year of Hijrah.[1]


  • Out of the three hundred and thirteen Sahaba (radhiyAllahu ‘anhum) who participated in the Battle of Badr, fourteen were blessed with the rank of shuhadaa (martyred). Below are the names of those illustrious Sahaba (radhiyAllahu ‘anhum)[2]:


  • 'Ubayda bin al-Harith al-Muttalabi
  • 'Umayr bin Abi Waqqas al-Zuhri
  • Safwan bin Baydha
  • Dhush-shimaalayn ‘Umayr ibn 'Abdi 'Amr al-Kuzai’y
  • 'Umayr bin al-Humam bin al-Jamooh al-Ansari
  • Mu’adh bin ‘Amr bin al-Jamooh al-Sulami (or) Mihja’ bin Salih[3]
  • Mu’awwidh bin ‘Afraa
  • ‘Awf bin ‘Afraa
  • Haritha bin Suraqa bin al-Haritha bin ‘Adiyy bin al-Ansari
  • Yazid bin al-Harith bin al-Qays al-Kazraji
  • Rafi' bin al-Mu'alla al-Zurqiyy
  • Sa'd bin Khaythama al-Awsi
  • Mubashshir bin 'Abdi'l Mundhir
  • 'Aaqil bin al-Bukayr

(RadhiyAllahu ‘anhum ajma’ieen)


  • It is mentioned in Seeratul Mustafa that by taking the names of those forty-four Sahaba (radhiyAllahu ‘anhum) who participated in the Battle of Badr which is recorded in Sahih al-Bukhari, one’s dua will surely be accepted as many ‘Ulama have witnessed this.[4]


One can generalize from the above mentioned statement that the same benefit may apply by taking the names of all three hundred and thirteen Sahaba (radhiyAllahu ‘anhum) who participated in the Battle of Badr.


Such actions are tried and tested and not based on any injunction of Shariah.



And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Fahad Abdul Wahab

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.






[1] المصنف لابن ابي شيبة ج٢٠ ص٣٠٠ .دار قرطبة 

البداية والنهاية ج٣ ص٢٤٩ دار ابن رجب 

[2]  سير اعلام النبلاء ج١ ص١٧٠ مؤسسة الرسالة

تاريخ ابن خلدون ج٢ ص٣٥٣ دار احياء التراث العربي

[3]  المصنف لابن ابي شيبة ج٢٠ ص٣٢٥. رقم الحديث ٣٧٨٥٤. دار قرطبة

كنز العمال ج١٠ ص٢٣٨. رقم الحديث ٢٩٩٨٥ دار احياء التراث العربي

تاريخ ابن خلدون ج٢ ص٣٥٣ دار احياء التراث العربي

[4] سيرة المصطفي صلي الله عليه وسلم. ج٢ ص١٣٦ . الطاف ايند سنز

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