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  • Shall I Show You a Woman from the People of Paradise?

    ‘Ataa’ ibn Abu Rabaah  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him narrated that he said, Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, said to me, “Shall I show you a woman from the people of Paradise?” I said, “Yes.” He said, “A black woman came to the Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and said, ‘I.. More

  • Umm Salamah- I

    Her real name was Hind; while her title was Umm Salamah, may Allah be pleased with her. She may Allah be pleased with her came from the family of Makhzoom, which belongs to the Quraysh tribe. Her father’s name was Abu Mugheerah Ibn 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Umar Ibn Makhzoom and her mother was 'Aatikah Bint 'Aamir who belonged to the family of Faraas. Umm.. More

  • Umm Salamah- II

    Her widowhood and marriage to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. In the third year of Hijrah (Migration of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, from Makkah to Madeenah), Abu Salamah, may Allah be pleased with him, fought in the Battle of Uhud. In that historic and crucial battle, his arm was wounded by a poisoned arrow shot by the enemy... More

  • Amat Al-Ghafoor bint Ishaaq Al-Dihlawi

    One example of a great Muhaddithah (scholar of Hadeeth), a non-Arab, of the 13th Century. ‘Non-Arab’ is outlined because many feel that these great women were great only because they were lucky to have Arabic as their mother-tongue and ancestry was from the Arabs. On the contrary, many of our great scholars, even from among the men, the.. More

  • ‘Aa’ishah bint Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq

    She was Umm ‘Abdullaah, ‘Aa’ishah bint Abu Bakr ibn Abu Quhaafah. Her mother was Umm Roomaan bint ‘Aamir ibn ‘Uwaymir Al-Kinaaniyyah. ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, was born into a Muslim family four or five years after the beginning of the Prophethood of Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. When.. More

  • Maryam, the Mother of Jesus

    As Muslims, we respect, honor and hold in high esteem Maryam, may Allah exalt her mention, the daughter of Imraan who was a chaste virgin and is the best of the women of the world. The Muslims respect and love her for many reasons, among which are the following: • Allah Almighty praised her and described her as being pure and chaste; Allah Almighty.. More

  • Ar-Rubayyi’ bint Mu’awwith

    Pledged allegiance to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wasallam,under the Tree Her name and lineage Ar-Rubayyi‘ bint Mu‘awwith ibn Al-Haarith ibn Rifaa‘ah ibn Al-Haarith ibn Sawaad ibn Maalik ibn Ghanm ibn Maalik. She is one of Al-Ansaar [the Supporters of the Prophet in Al-Madeenah] from the tribe of Banu An-Najjaar. Her mother is.. More

  • Brilliant Examples from the History of Muslim Women

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): · {O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [in submission to Him].} [Quran 3:102] · {O you who have believed, fear Allah and speak words of appropriate justice. He will [then] amend for you your deeds and forgive you your sins. And whoever obeys.. More

  • Precious Pearls: The Wife of Fir'awn

    O sister, let us sail together on the seas of the Muslim women who enjoy a very great position in the sight of Allah The Almighty, The Creator of the heavens and the earth. Let us sail on these seas and pick up a pearl from each age. As you know, pearls are few, but precious. Let us come to the first pearl, who was honored by her Lord and Creator... More

  • Safiyyah bint Huyayy: Descendant of Prophets

    Allah The Almighty granted Muslims a great victory over the Jews in the Battle of Khaybar, and Safiyyah, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the captives in this battle. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said to her: "Your father remained the staunchest Jewish enemy to me until Allah The Almighty killed him. O Safiyyah,.. More

  • Faatimah bint Asad ibn Hishaam

    She was from the tribe of Bnu Haashim of Quraysh. Her father was Asad ibn Haashim ibn 'Abd Manaaf, and her husband was Abu Taalib, the uncle of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and was the mother of 'Ali ibn Abu Taalib, may Allah be pleased with him. When her husband Abu Taalib brought him, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, to their house after.. More

  • Maryam from birth to puberty

    {…And We made her and her son a sign for the worlds.} [Quran 21:91] The life of the Spirit, Word and Messenger of Allah The Almighty, and the last Prophet to the Children of Israel – ‘Eesa (Jesus) – and his mother Maryam (Mary), the daughter of ‘Imraan, may Allah exalt their mention, consisted of a series of trials. It.. More

  • Features of the character of Haajar (Hagar), the Mother of the Muslims-I

    Hajj was one of the ordinances that were revealed to our great father Ibraaheem (Abraham), may Allah exalt his mention. Some of the Hajj rituals were legislated following the steps of our great mother Haajar, may Allah be pleased with her. Every year, when the Hajj season comes, it brings to our minds memories of the place that had once been deserted.. More

  • Features of the character of Haajar (Hagar), the Mother of the Muslims - II

    Thirdly, Practical Comprehension and Successful Disposal of Affairs All the resources she had were the tree under which she lived, and the well of Zamzam that was the source of water, or we could say the source of life. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {…and we made from water every living thing.}[Quran 21:30] According to today’s.. More

  • Juwayriyyah Bint Al-Haarith

    The fifth year of Hijrah (the Migration of Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam from Makkah to Al-Madeenah) was a year rich in major events. During its second half, the Muslims were busy fighting the Parties (coalition of the tribes that rallied against them in an attempt to impede the spread of Islam). Muslims dug a trench around Al-Madeenah.. More