Tag Archives: Khadijah

Love during the Time of Quraysh

Love is a powerful theme that features throughout history, with the power to launch a thousand ships or destroy a country. Zainab bint Muhammad (radhiAllahu anha) is an example of the strength of love and a Muslim woman's patience and courage. Although her story does not feature as prominently in Islamic history as some other Sahabiyaat such as her mother, Khadijah, or her step-mother Aishah, she experienced one of the most difficult struggles faced by Muslim women: the battle between true love and spiritual conviction. Zainab bint RasulAllah (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) was the eldest daughter of RasulAllah (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam) and his Read more ...

A Glimpse at the Life of Aishah Bint Abi Bakr

Lecture by Ismail Kamdar | Transcribed by Zara T. | Source : MuslimMatters [The following is the video and transcript of Ismail Kamdar's lecture "A Glimpse at the Life of Aishah Bint Abi Bakr."  The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity.] The lecture can be viewed here. Asalamualaykum warahmatulahi wabarakatuhu All praise is due to Allah (SWT) and may Allah's peace and blessings be upon His final messenger, the mercy to this universe, the Prophet Muhammad [saws], and for everybody who follows his way with righteousness until the last day. The topic I have chosen for this session is a glimpse at Read more ...

This Woman is My Hero

In this sermon, Imam Khalid Latif shares the story of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, the wife of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

 

 

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) : A Mercy to the Worlds

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) : A Mercy to the Worlds "We have sent you but as a mercy to the worlds." [Al-Quran, Surah Al Anbiya 21:107] The year is 570 CE, five years after the death of the Roman Emperor Justinian. An army of men, horses and elephants ruthlessly march towards the city of Makkah, intending to wipe it out of existence. This is the army of the Abysinnian warlord Abraha, who after conquering Yemen is now advancing towards the sacred city of Makkah. One of the notables of Makkah, Abdul-Muttalib, has ordered all the women and children to go up into the mountains and take refuge there whilst the men go and fight. However, the men of Makkah are of no Read more ...

Calling to Allah by Helping Others

Calling to Allah by Helping Others By - Dr. 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Turayri Source : www.islamtoday.com Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) returned from the Cave of Hira after his first-ever encounter with the angel Gabriel. His mission had just been proclaimed to him and he had received his first revelation from his Lord. He was, to say the least, frightened and bewildered. It was Allah’s blessing to him that the person he turned to at this time was his very intelligent and sensible wife Khadijah. No sooner did he tell her what had happened and told her of his fear than she replied to him with resolve and assurance that he had nothing to worry about. She Read more ...

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) & Khadijah (RA) : The Greatest Of All Love Stories

She was one of the noblest women around, coming from a very prominent family. She was also quite beautiful and the holder of a considerable amount of wealth, being a prominent businesswoman. To marry her would have been a great feat for any man, and indeed, quite a few of the most prominent and wealthy men in society had asked for her hand. Yet, she rejected them all; already being a widow, she had lost the desire to marry again. Until he came into her life. He was young man of 25, and although he was also of a very noble family, he was an orphan and was not a man of many means. He had made a meager living tending sheep in the hills surrounding the city. Read more ...

Fatimah Bint Muhammad – The Resplendent One

Fatimah Bint Muhammad by 'Abdul Wahid Hamid   Fatimah was the fifth child of Muhammad and Khadijah. She was born at a time when her noble father had begun to spend long periods in the solitude of mountains around Makkah, meditating and reflecting on the great mysteries of creation. This was the time, before the Bithah, when her eldest sister Zaynab was married to her cousin, al-Aas ibn ar Rabiah. Then followed the marriage of her two other sisters, Ruqayyah and Umm Kulthum, to the sons of Abu Lahab, a paternal uncle of the Prophet. Both Abu Lahab and his wife Umm Jamil turned out to be flaming enemies of the Prophet from the very beginning Read more ...