In the Quraysh assembly, they used to say, “Muhammad has only daughters”. They said that in total oblivion of Allah’s great divine wisdom that has many aspects and goals and full of immense meanings. They forgot that they were people of ignorance and that they are, as Allah describes them: “And when the news of [the birth of] a female [child] is brought to any of them, his face becomes dark, and he is filled with inward grief. He hides … [Read more...]
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Ruqayyah was born after her sister Zaynab. She was also a source of happiness for her noble parents. Soon afterwards, Umm Kulthoom was born, and both of them grew together as if they were twins. Their closeness to one another greatly increased especially since their eldest sister, Zaynab had married and moved to her matrimonial home. They then became ever more closed and more attached to each other. It is as if both of them had been destined for … [Read more...]
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The Prophet (Sallallaahu ‘Alaihi wa Sallam) had four daughters all whom were born to his first wife Khadeejah (RadhiyAllahu 'anhaa) The oldest of his daughters was Zainab and the youngest of his daughters was Faatimah. Ruqayyah and Ummu Kulthoom were second and third oldest, respectively. All died within his lifetime, expect for Faatimah who died 6 months after his death. Zainab, (RadhiyAllahu 'anhaa) was born ten years before the … [Read more...]
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She was the youngest daughter of the Prophet (Sallallahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam) and his favorite. She married his cousin 'Ali bin Abi Talib (RadhiyAllahu 'anhu) and was the mother of the great martyrs of Islam, al-Hasan and Hussein. She was born in Makkah a few years before her father was granted Prophethood. Though both Muhammad (Sallallahu 'Alaihi wa Sallam) and Khadeejah (RadiyAllahu anhaa) already had three daughters before her they expressed … [Read more...]
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Narrated Abu Hurairah (radiAllahu 'anhu): Jibreel (Gabriel) came to the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) and said: "O Allah's Messenger! This is Khadeejah, coming to you with a dish having meat soup (or some food or drink). When she reaches you, greet her on behalf of her Lord (Allah) and on my behalf, and give her the glad tidings of having a palace made of Qasab in Paradise, wherein there will be neither any noise nor any toil, … [Read more...]