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  • Virtues of the Mothers of the Believers - III

    Zaynab bint Jahsh, may Allah be pleased with her The mother of the needy, Zaynab bint Jahsh, may Allah be pleased with her, was the paternal cousin of the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, enjoyed a noble and prestigious lineage. Allah The Almighty made her a wife of His Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, through a.. More

  • Virtues of the Mothers of the Believers - II

    ‘A’ishah bint Abu Bakr As-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with them both: In the house of truthfulness and piety, ‘A’ishah bint Abu Bakr As-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with them both, was born. She grew in a home that was based on faith, for her mother was a Companion, her sister was Asmaa’, may Allah be pleased with her,.. More

  • Virtues of the Mothers of the Believers - I

    A Muslim woman finds true happiness when she follows the example of the best women who lived in the best of generations. These women lived in the noblest of homes, the home of the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Allah The Almighty exalted their status, honored their rank and the Quran praised them in the verse in which Allah the Almighty.. More

  • Rufaydah Al-Aslamiyyah

    Rufaydah Al-Aslamiyyah, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the great female companions. She, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the residents of Madeenah, and was known for her generosity and sacrifice. She, may Allah be pleased with her, was loyal to her belief and loved her Lord and His Messenger, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. She, may.. More

  • Hawwaa’ (Eve)

    Hawwaa’ And The Story Of Her Creation Allah The Almighty commanded Adam and his wife, may Allah exalt their mention, to reside in Paradise. He mentions this in various verses, Saying (what means): • {And We said, "O Adam, dwell, you and your wife, in Paradise and eat therefrom in [ease and] abundance from wherever you will. But do.. More

  • Faatimah bint Yahya

    Faatimah bint Yahya , may Allaah have mercy upon her, was a great Mujtahidah of the 9th Century. A Mujtahidah (which is the female word of Mujtahid) is a scholar of great caliber who can deduce from the sources of Islamic law (texts from the Quran and the Sunnah). In turn, they use these deductions to give rulings in accord with both the contemporary.. More

  • Maryam bint Jahsh

    Muslim women excelled, not only in Fiqh, Hadeeth and Tafseer but also in other Islamic sciences. One such example is Maryam bint Jahsh, may Allaah have mercy upon her, who lived in the 4th Century; she was an expert in the language in which Allah chose to reveal the Quran (i.e. Arabic). She was married to the great Yemeni scholar Jamaal Ad-Deen ‘Ali.. More

  • A Blessing to her People: Juwayriyah bint Al-Haarith

    Juwayriyah, may Allah be pleased with her, chose Allah The Almighty and His Messenger, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and preferred Islam to polytheism and thus came to be honored as one of the Mothers of the Believers. It was reported that her father, Al-Haarith ibn Abu Dhiraar, the chief and leader of the Banu Al-Mustaliq, went to the.. More

  • Haleemah As-Sa‘diyyah: The Blessed Wet-Nurse

    Haleemah, may Allah be pleased with her, breastfed the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, until he was weaned, and he, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, remembered this as a favor from her. Abu At-Tufayl said: "I saw the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, distributing meat in Al-Ji‘irraanah. A woman came to him.. More

  • The Daughters of Scholars

    Islam advocates educating women and enlightening them about the teachings of religion, as this greatly influences the life of women as well as that of their children in the future. As Hafiz Ibrahim, the Poet of the Nile, said, "The mother is a school; if she is well-prepared, a noble nation is prepared." Besides, the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Saffaanah bint Haatim At-Taa'i - Generous Daughter of a Generous Man

    The father of Saffaanah, may Allah be pleased with her, was the legendary ruler who personified Arab generosity in the pre-Islamic era: Haatim at-Taa'i. When Islam dominated the region and conquests were made everywhere, the cavalry of the Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, conquered her tribe, Tayyi’. Saffaanah, who was an eloquent.. More

  • 'Aa'ishah: the mother of the believers

    When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) emigrated from Makkah to Al-Madeenah he was accompanied by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, ('Aa'ishah's father) who had the most knowledge about the Quraysh -- both the good and bad aspects. He was a well-known honorable merchant to whom people came to seek.. More

  • Precious Pearls: Umm Shurayk

    Have you heard about the pearl whose name is Umm Shurayk, may Allah be pleased with her? She was one of the early converts to Islam along with her husband. Come and attentively hear what she says. She relates her story by herself and says, When I embraced Islam, I heard a Hadeeth (narration) from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid

    Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her, was the first wife of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the mother of his children, the best of his wives and the first to believe in him. Her name was Umm Hind Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Uzzaa ibn Qusayy, may Allah be pleased with her. She was from Banu Asad,.. More

  • Umm Moosa: The Woman who Relied upon Allah The Almighty

    Driven out by the screams of a mother whose son was slain, Ayaarkha (Jochebed), the wife of ‘Imraan (Amram), may Allah exalt his mention, opened the door, after the footsteps of Pharaoh’s soldiers died away and their savage bursts of laughter could no longer be heard. She went to her neighbor, who seemed to be more dead than alive, to alleviate.. More

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