Morals and habits of Hazrat Umar Farooq
In the time of Hazrat Umar Farooq, a man went to Madinah to meet him. When he reached Madinah, it was already midnight. I had a pregnant wife with me, so she pitched a tent near the borders of Madinah and waited for the morning to come. When his wife’s time was near, she started moaning in pain.
Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) was on his daily patrol and I was accompanied by a slave. When you saw a fire burning near the city limits and a tent was pitched, you sent a slave to find out who it was.When asked, he scolded me to tell you why. He went and asked, but he did not tell me. He said, “There is a sound of groaning from inside. Someone is screaming in pain. Tell me what you have said.” When the night is over, I have pitched a tent and am waiting for the morning to come.
The wife is hopeful and the time is near, so you quickly turn around and say, “Wait, I’ll come …” He went to his house and immediately addressed his wife and said, “If you are getting a great reward, you will take it.” She said, “Why not?” He said, “Come, my friend’s wife is pregnant. Hold on …