Hudhayfa b. al-Yaman
|Hudhayfa b. al-Yaman|
|Teknonym||Abu 'Abd Allah|
|Lineage||'Abs tribe in Yemen|
|Place(s) of Residence||Mecca, Medina, Mada'in|
|Death/Martyrdom||36 or 37/656-7 or 657-8|
|Presence at Ghazwas||Uhud, Khandaq, Tabuk, and others|
|Known for||Sahib al-sirr of the Prophet (s)|
|Notable Roles||Ruler of Mada'in in the time of 'Umar, Commander of army in the battle of Nahawand|
|Other Activities||Narrating hadiths about virtues of Imam Ali (a) and Ahl al-Bayt|
Ḥudhayfa b. al-Yamān (Arabic: حُذَیفة بن الیمان) was a well-known companions of the Prophet (s) and one of the first people who converted to Islam. He accompanied the Prophet (s) in many battles in the early years of Islam. He was a special and a close companion of Imam Ali (a). In some hadiths, he is mentioned as one of the four main companions of Imam Ali (a).
Abu 'Abd Allah Hudayfa b. al-Yaman b. Hisl or Husayl was from the 'Abs tribe in Yemen. Al-Yaman, his father, went to Medina before the emergence of Islam and allied with the household of 'Abd al-Ashhal, from the Aws clan, and married Rubab, Ka'b's daughter. He had three other sons from Rubab: Sa'd, Safwan, and Mudlaj and three daughters called Layla, Salama, and Fatima.
Hudhayfa in the Period of the Prophet (s)
Hudhayfa was one of the first people who converted to Islam. He migrated to Medina after the Prophet (s). He was one of the Muhajirun, on the one hand, and, on the other, since he was allied to a clan in Medina, he was considered as one