Umm-ul-mu'mineen (Mothers of the Believers)

Zainab bint Jahash

Zainab Bint Jahash (Radhiallahu Anha) One day Allah’s Messenger (salllahu alihuwa sallam) said to the mother of the believers, “Among you she would meet me first in Hereafter whose hands would be long.” Among the mother of the believers, “Zainab was the first lady who died first, and she became the guest of Paradise.” Zainab […]

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah : part 2

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah (Part 2) Abu Salamah took part in the Battle of Badr and once again had the honor of fighting for Islam in the Battle of Uhud. But in this last mentioned battle Abu Usamah Jashmi wounded him seriously in the side with his spear. He underwent treatment for a month […]

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah : part 1

Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah (Part 1) The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Allah has commanded me to marry only with the women of Paradise. “Umm Salamah participated in the Ridwan pledge; therefore, she deserved the Paradise. Her real name was Hind bint Abu Umayyah who became famous by the name Umm […]

A choice for the Prophet’s wives

A choice for the Prophet’s wives Adil Salahi At one point the Prophet’s wives made a joint request asking him to provide them with a better standard of living. It was not an unreasonable request, since it came after the Muslim state had enjoyed victories over its enemies and its fortunes were getting much better. […]

Hafsah bint ‘Umar

Hafsah bint ‘Umar   One day the Angel Jibril told Prophet (peace be upon him) about Hafsah: “She is an often fasting and worshipping lady and she will be your wife in Paradise too.” [Mustadrak Al-Hakim 4/15] Hafsah was the daughter of ‘Umar Faruq, and the niece of another famous Sahabi, ‘Uthman bin Maz’un. Her […]

Ayshah bint Abu Bakr

Ayshah bint Abu Bakr ‘Ayshah was born in 614 CE, she had claims to noble birth from both sides of the family. Her mother was Umm Roman and her father was Abu Bakr As-Siddiq. She said that there were nine blessings of Allah which distinguished her from all other women in the world except Maryam […]

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid Narrated Abu Hurairah: Jibril (Gabriel) came to the Prophet (peace be upon him) and said: “O Allah’s Messenger! This is Khadijah, 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 […]