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6 Great Impacts of Narrating the Stories of Sahabah on your Children


Kids love to hear stories whether they are bedtime stories or textbook ones. There are many storybooks available for children and although they all are entertaining, not all of them are valuable.


The best kind of stories involves important lessons and morals. The impact of narrating the stories of Sahabah on your children and youngster is a wonder. The stories of Sahabas groom your child into becoming a better human being and even a better Muslim.

Why Moral Stories are Important for Children?

Children are fast learners who adapt to their surroundings. Some lessons, yet, are difficult to teach children through everyday life. This is where moral stories come into play. They help you raise your children the way they should be and learn what they must know.


Our Islamic stories are the most effective way for Muslim parents to instill:

  1. Good characters

  2. Teach important life lessons


Why you should Narrate the stories of Sahabah to your Children?


Following are the reasons why you should narrate stories of Sahabas to your children:

  • Hearing about Prophets, Sahabahs, and Great Muslim Leaders inspires you to become a better Muslim.

  • The lessons in these tales are drawn from real-life experiences.

  • They are an excellent way to introduce kids to their religious background.

  • You can inspire your child to be brave and kind like the Sahabas and Prophets.


6 Great Impacts of Narrating the Stories of Sahabah

An important part of a child's upbringing is storytelling if they hold moral lessons. It's a great way to teach your child virtues like kindness, bravery, and responsibility. Here are a few examples of how these Islamic stories impact the development of your children.

  1. Connects With Our Islamic Roots

  2. Teaches Kindness

  3. A Lesson Of Bravery

  4. Promotes Knowledge Of Good And Evil

  5. Develops Patience And Composure

  6. The Value Of Sacrifice


1. Connects with our Islamic Roots



  • Reading Islamic stories to children connects them to their Islamic roots. Introduce them to their previous generations.

  • They learn about the famous Sahabas and their contributions to Islam.

  • You can tell them about how they accompanied our beloved Prophet PBUH and passed on His teachings to us.


2. Teaches Kindness



  • The accounts of the Sahabas are rich in detail about their real-life experiences. Their extraordinary actions and unwavering devotion to the Prophet PBUH are a beam of light.

  • All the Prophets and their companions were kind-hearted and showed respect for both humans and animals.

  • With the help of these stories, we can learn to be kind and never inflict harm on others. To treat everyone fairly and with the same degree of respect and kindness.


3. A Lesson of Bravery

  • Each of the Prophet's companions is a distinctive illustration of valor and chivalry.

  • All of them, from Hazrat Abu Bakar r.a through Hazrat Umar Farooq r.a and Abu Ubaida r.a, have fought bravely beside Prophet PBUH in battles.

  • They were not hesitant to take an arrow straight through their chest for the sake of Islam.

  • The bravery and heroism displayed in these stories of them fighting and exhibiting incredible courage inspire our younger generation.

  • It encourages them to dedicate their lives merely to raising the flag of Islam high in the sky.

4. Promotes Knowledge of Good and Evil



  • Another key aspect that Sahaba's stories teach our children is the line between right and wrong.

  • Good and evil coexist in every story. These stories illustrate the characteristics that every Muslim must adhere to.

  • Besides, they teach us good qualities and their advantages.

  • And also inform us about what actions are sins and what harm they might do.

  • They also instruct us on how to please The Almighty and why we should refrain from evil.

5. Develops Patience and Composure



  • Prophets and their companions are the embodiment of patience and humility throughout their lives.

  • The wrongdoers mistreated our Beloved Prophet PBUH cruelly. Kuffar (infidels) severely injured Him to divert Him from the righteous path. This likewise happened to His companions, but none of them lost their course. Instead, they endured all the discomfort and difficulties with great courage and patience.

  • One of the major lessons learned from this is to keep your cool in difficult situations and to have faith in Allah.

  • These stories reinforce the idea that if you have faith in Allah, He will be with you and pull you out of trouble.


6. The Value of Sacrifice



  • One of the key lessons we learn from our Prophets and Sahabas is the spirit to sacrifice.

  • How they were never afraid to put their lives in danger to spread the message of Islam all over the world.

  • The battle of Uhud claimed the life of Mus'ab ibn Umayr r.a with many others. Similarly, Hazrat Muhammad’s PBUH young companion Hanzala r.a was also martyred at the battle of Uhud.

  • Muslim leaders who risked their lives without caring for the material world must be taught to our youngsters.

  • These stories encourage our kids to prioritize Islam and Allah's commands over all other factors.

  • Additionally, it teaches them the true purpose of their existence and the reason behind their creation.


FAQ's


1. What role does Sahaba play in Islam?

Sahabahs played an important role in Islam by shaping and promoting its culture and civilization thus making and concreting the basis of Islam.


2. Is storytelling in Islam Halal or haram?

Storytelling is Halal in Islam as it promotes critical thinking, knowledge, and learning through facts and helps explain the facts.


3. Which Sahaba has been taken as the smartest Sahaba in Islam?

Hudayfah r.a. has been taken as the smartest sahabah in Islam due to his three unique qualities.



Takeaway

Reading stories about Prophets and their companions to children is a wonderful way to instill moral values. Through these stories, children are made aware of the sacrifices made by these Sahabas for us. It gives our children a sense of duty.


Furthermore, true-life stories are superior to fictional stories. As they serve a real purpose and help in the character-building of your children. The impacts of narrating sahaba's stories are a wonder, you just start telling your kids about the prophet's and sahabah's real-life stories.

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