Category Archives: Prophet’s Family

‘Mother after my own mother’: The Story of Umm Ayman

Umm Ayman occupies an important position in the life of Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him. He described her as his “mother after my own mother. She is the rest of my family.” Barakah or Umm Ayman was the name … Continue reading

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The Messenger of Allah and his children

By Fethullah Gulen He was an extraordinary husband, a perfect father, and a unique grandfather. He was unique in every way. He treated his children and grandchildren with great compassion, and never neglected to direct them to the Hereafter and … Continue reading

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Ummul Mumineen Safiyyah bint Huyai

Her Descent She is Safiyah bint Huyai bin Akhtab. Her decent goes back to prophet Harun (Aaron), peace be upon him. Lady Safiyah – May Allah be pleased with her – said: “I was the sweetheart of my father and uncle, Abu Yaser. Whenever … Continue reading

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Ummul Mumineen Zainab bint Jahsh

Lady Zainab Bint-Jahsh was a woman of dignity among her tribe Quraish, disciplined herself by Islam which enlightened her heart and bestowed her with Allah fearing and goodness to be a rare precious woman. She was one of the ladies … Continue reading

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Ummul Mumineen Zainab bint Khozaima

Her Name & Title: She is Zainab daughter of Khozaima AlHarith son of Abdullah son of Abdu Manaf son of Hilal son of Amer son of Sa’sa’ Al-Hilalia. Historians agreed on her ancestry to her father as declared by Son … Continue reading

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Maymunah رضي الله عنها : A Blessed Woman

By Adil Salahi In the sixth year after Hijrah, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) concluded the Treaty of Al-Hudaybiyah with the pagans of Makkah, who were still determinedly opposing Islam. The treaty stipulated that the Prophet and … Continue reading

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Juwayriyyah رضي الله عنها: A Woman Bringing Grace to Her People

 By Adil Salahi Whenever Juwayriyyah (may Allah be pleased with her) is mentioned as one of Prophet Muhammad’s wives, the blessings she brought to her own people are often highlighted. It is universally agreed by Muslim historians that no woman … Continue reading

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Ummul Mu’mineen Saudaa رضي الله عنها

After the death of Khadija رضي الله عنها  and Abu Talib, the life of the Prophet صلّى الله عليه وسلّم had become disturbed. The wounds of separation from two most dear ones were ever green. The defence walls of the … Continue reading

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Ummul Mu’mineen Aa’ishah رضي الله عنها

When the Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) , emigrated from Makkah to Al-Madeenah he was accompanied by Abu Bakr  (Radhi-allahu-anhu) (‘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 … Continue reading

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Ummul Mu’mineen Umm Salamah رضي الله عنها

Her real name was Hind; while her title was Umm Salamah رضي الله عنها  . She  came from the family of Makhzoom, which belongs to the Quraysh tribe. Her father’s name was Abu Mugheerah Ibn ‘Abdullaah Ibn ‘Umar Ibn Makhzoom and … Continue reading

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A Woman of Perfection – The Youngest Daughter of the Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)

By Maria Zain A woman in today’s society is not free from scrutiny about how she meant to dress, behave, or appear in public.  The public eye falls on every woman who strolls within its purview and its perception is … Continue reading

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