|Full Name||Sa'id b. Sa'd b. 'Ubada al-Ansari al-Khazraji|
|Well-Known Relatives||Qays b. Sa'd b. 'Ubada (brother) • Sa'd b. 'Ubada (father)|
|Notable Roles||Representative of Imam Ali (a) in Yemen|
|Other Activities||Narrating Hadith of Ghadir|
Saʿīd b. Saʿd b. ʿUbāda al-Anṣārī al-Khazrajī (Arabic:سعید بن سعد بن عبادة الأنصاری الخزرجي) was the brother of Qays b. Sa'd, a companion of Prophet Muhammad (s). He has narrated Hadith of Ghadir and he was a representative of Ali b. Abi Talib (a) in Yemen.
Sa'id's father, Sa'd b. 'Ubada was a companion of the Prophet (s). He was from a big tribe called Khazraj in Medina. He was also among the leaders and noble men in Jahiliyya era and also after the emergence of Islam. His brother, Qays b. Sa'd was also a companion of Prophet Muhammad (s) and a commander of Ali b. Abi Talib's (a) army.
Companion of Prophet Muhammad (s)
Ibn 'Abd al-Barr and Ibn Hajar introduced Sa'id b. Sa'd as a companion of the Prophet (s). However, Ibn Hibban mentioned Sa'id among the members of Tabi'un. According to al-Waqidi, Sa'id was a representative of Imam Ali (a) in Yemen.
Narrating Hadith of Ghadir
Allama Amini has mentioned Sa'id b. Sa'd among those who narrated Hadith of Ghadir. Ibn Sa'd regarded him as Thiqa (reliable hadith narrator) and Qalil al-Riwaya (one who has narrated just few hadiths). His son, Shurahbil, and Abu Umama b. Sahl b. Hanif have narrated hadiths from Sa'id.
- Tustarī, Qāmūs al-Rijāl, vol.5, p.48; Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, Al-Istīʿāb, vol2, p.161.
- Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, Al-Istīʿāb, vol.2, p.620-621; ʿAllama al-Amīnī, Al-Ghadīr, vol.1, p.107; Ibn Saʿd, al-Ṭabaqāt al-kubrā vol.5, p.60; Amīn,Fahāris aʿyān al-Shīʿa, vol.7, p.239.
- ʿAsqalānī, Al-Iṣāba, vol.3, p.88.
- Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, Al-Istīʿāb, vol.2, p.621.
- ʿAllama al-Amīnī, Al-Ghadīr, vol.1, p.107.
- Ibn Saʿd, al-Ṭabaqāt al-kubrā, vol.5, p.60; ʿAsqalānī, Al-Iṣāba, vol.3, p.88.
- Ibn al-Athīr, Usd al-ghāba, vol.2, p.237; Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, Al-Istīʿāb,vol.2, p.620-621.
- ʿAllama al-Amīnī, ʿAbd al-Ḥusayn Aḥmad al-. Al-Ghadīr fī l-kitāb wa al-sunna wa l-adab. Qom: Markaz-i al-Ghadīr, 1416AH.
- Amīn, al-Sayyid Muḥsin al-. Fahāris aʿyān al-Shīʿa. Edited by Ḥasan Amīn. Beirut: Dār al-Tʿārīf li-l-Maṭbūʿāt, 1406AH-1986.
- Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr, Yūsuf b. ʿAbd Allah b. Muḥammad al-. Al-Istīʿāb fī mʿrifa al-aṣḥāb. Edited by ʿAlī Muḥammad Muʿwwaḍ wa ʿAdil Aḥmad ʿAbd al-Mawjūd. Beirut: Dār al-Kutub al-ʿIlmīyya, 1415AH-1995.
- Ibn al-Athīr, ʿAlī b. Muḥammad Jazarī. Usd al-ghāba fī maʿrifat al-ṣaḥāba. Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1409AH-1989.
- Ibn Ḥajar ʿAsqalānī, Ahmad b. ʿAlī. Al-Iṣāba fī tamyīz al-ṣaḥaba. Edited by ʿĀdil Aḥmad ʿAbd al-Mawjūd wa ʿAlī Muḥammad Muʿawwaḍ. Beirut: Dār al-Kutub al-ʿIlmīyya, 1415AH-1995.
- Ibn Saʿd, Muḥammad b. Manīʿ al-Ḥāshimī al-Baṣrī. al-Ṭabaqāt al-kubrā. Edited by Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Qādir ʿAṭā. Beirut: Dar al-Kutub al-ʿIlmiyya,1410AH-1990.
- Tustarī, Muḥammad Taqī al-. Qāmūs al-Rijāl. Qom: Muʾassisat al-Nashr al-Islāmī, 1414AH.