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  • Nusaybah bint Ka'b

    Nusaybah's life and example as a Muslimah, wife and mother can be surpassed only by a few other women in the history of Islam. She was one of only two women who traveled with seventy-three men to Makkah, and pledged allegiance to the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) to believe in Allah Alone and not to associate others with Him. They also pledged.. More

  • Umm Kalthoom bint 'Uqbah

    She, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the female companions who migrated from Makkah to Madeenah. She embraced Islam in Makkah, and gave the pledge of obedience to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. However, she, may Allah be pleased with her, was not able to migrate until the seventh year (7 AH). She, may Allah be pleased with her,.. More

  • Ash-Shaymaa' … The Prophet's sister

    She used to play with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and sing saying: O our Lord keep Muhammad for us … till I see him grown up and prosperous Then I see him becoming a leading master … and suppress his enemy and envier And grant him an everlasting might and valor Abu 'Urwah Al-Azdi used to chant these verses of.. More

  • Lessons from the unblemished life of Maryam

    Maryam (Mary) the daughter of ‘Imraan (Amram), may Allah exalt her mention, is a bright image of chastity and purity. She guarded her chastity and the result was {…so We blew into [her garment] through Our angel} [Quran 66:12] Why did Allah The Almighty choose her from among all other women? That is because she{…believed in the words.. More

  • Hafsah Bint ‘Umar: Who Fasted during the Day and kept Vigil at Night

    When Zayd ibn Thaabit, may Allah be pleased with him, finished compiling the Noble Quran at the command of Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq, may Allah be pleased with him, the scrolls that contained the Quranic text were kept in the house of Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, until he died. Then they were moved to the house of ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased.. More

  • Faatimah Bint Asad: Guardian of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam

    Her name and lineage She is Faatimah bint Asad ibn Haashim ibn ‘Abd Manaaf Al-Haashimiyyah, may Allah be pleased with her. Her husband was Abu Taalib ibn ‘Abd Manaaf ibn ‘Abd Al-Muttalib ibn Haashim. He was from the Quraysh and he was the father of ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib, may Allah be pleased with him, and the paternal uncle of.. More

  • Kabshah bint Raafi‘: The Mother of Heroes

    She is Kabshah Al-Ansaariyyah Al-Khudriyyah bint Raafi‘ ibn ‘Ubayd ibn Al-Abjar, i.e. Khudrah ibn ‘Awf ibn Al-Khazraj, may Allah be pleased with her. Her mother is Umm Ar-Rabee‘ bint Maalik ibn ‘Aamir ibn Fuhayrah ibn Bayaadhah. She was one of the early Muslims who embraced Islam with its first advent into Al-Madeenah... More

  • The emigrant: Saarah

    Saarah, may Allah exalt her mention, emigrated in the cause of Allah The Almighty with her husband and her husband’s nephew Loote (Loot), may Allah exalt their mention, to Palestine. When there was a terrible drought in Palestine, she traveled with her husband once again to Egypt. Information about them was quickly conveyed to the Pharaoh.. More

  • The Wife of Two Martyrs: Umm Hakeem

    On the day of the Battle of Uhud, she was fighting against Islam and Muslims; and on the day of the Battle of Yarmook, she was fighting against disbelief and disbelievers. Umm Hakeem, may Allah be pleased with her, embraced Islam on the day of the Conquest of Makkah,but her husband, ‘Ikrimah ibn Abi Jahl, did not; he fled Makkah to Yemen after.. More

  • The Daughter of Sa‘eed ibn Al-Mussayyib

    In this article, we will now present the example of the granddaughter of the great Companion Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him. Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, had married his daughter to the illustrious taabi’ee (the generation after that of the Companions) Sa’eed ibn Al-Mussayyib, may Allah have mercy upon him. From.. More

  • Hafsah Bint ‘Umar: the Prophet’s wife in Paradise -II

    We learn from the book of Imaam Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, that Hafsah, may Allah be pleased with her, was a bit short-tempered and sometimes would even answer the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) back. One day, her father, ‘Umar bin al-Khattaab, may Allah be pleased with him, who had.. More

  • Umm As-Sa‘d … the loyalty of the pupils

    The Loyalty of the Pupils Regarding her pupils and their relationship with her, she remarked: "I remember each one of them: some I certified in one way of recitation, and others – and they are few and far between – I have conferred licenses in all ten styles. All of these accreditations are stamped with my own seal that I always keep.. More

  • Faatimah bint Al-Munthir ibn Al-Zubayr ibn Al-‘Awwaam, may Allah have mercy upon her

    Asmaa', may Allah be pleased with her, is a well-known figure in Islamic history; not only was she the daughter of Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, and the sister of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, but she was the obedient wife of the great companion Az-Zubayr ibn Al-‘Awwaam, may Allah be pleased with him. Her role.. More

  • Faatimah bint Muhammad ibn Ahmad, may Allah have mercy upon her

    We are now going to meet one of the greatest Faqeehah (woman-scholar of Islamic Jurisprudence) of her time. She was renowned for her grounded knowledge of Hanafi Jurisprudence and was no other than the daughter of the great scholar and jurist, Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Abu Ahmad ‘Alaa’ Ad-Deen Al-Samarqandi, may Allah have mercy upon him, whose.. More

  • Al-Khansaa`

    Her name is Timaadhur bint 'Amr ibn Al-Haarith As-Sulaymiyyah, and her nickname was Umm 'Amr, and she was known as Al-Khansaa`, may Allah be pleased with her. Her Poetry: She, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the most famous female poets among the Arabs, and the scholars of poetry consensually rated her to be the best female poet. All her.. More