The Muslims captured Safiyya bint Huyayy during the fight in Khaybar. She belonged to Jewish parents and she was only 17 when she was captured.

Safiyya bint Huyayy’s Father was chief of the Jewish tribe known as Banu Nadir, in Madinah. The Banu Nadir tribe was expelled from Madinah and they took refuge in the nearby oasis called Khaybar. She married Kinana ibn al-Rabi at the age of seventeen. She saw a dream, which was a clear sign that she will be a big name and have place in the hearts of Muslims by marrying the Holy Prophet Sallaha Alayhi Wasalam. Her husband upon knowing the prediction of her dream struck her beautiful face in anger, which left a mark forever.

In the aftermath of successful victory of Khaybar, she was among the female captives. She was proposed by the Prophet Sallalaho Alayhi Wasalam and embraced Islam. They were married and then returned to Medina.

Safiyya bint Huyayy played an important role in the history of Islam and she was an influential political figure. She died during the reign of Ameer Muawiyah and left land, dirhams and goods, which were distributed, according to her will. She was laid to rest in the Jannat al-Baqi. She lived like a queen and proved her knowledge and skills so many times. She helped Caliph Umar R.A. during the times he was in trouble. She bore no child of her own but she dedicated much of her belongings to her beloved nephew, her sister’s son.

Maria the Copt or Maria al-Qibtiyya converted to Islam and married to Holy Prophet Sallalaho alayhi wasalam. Muqwaqis sent her as a gift to the Prophet Sallalaho Alayhi Wasalam.  She is “Mother of All Believers” or Umm-al-Mu’mineen.

She has the honor of giving birth to the son of Muhammad Sallalaho Alayhi wasalam. Her son Ibrahim died when he was still a child. Being the father of the child Prophet Muhammad Sallalaho alayhi wasalam remained grief stricken. This was his third male child who could not survive according to the traditionss. There will be no prophet after last Prophet Muhammad Sallalaho Alayhi Wasalam. Ibrahim, the child was named after his great grand ancestral Prophet Ibrahim.

Hātib b. Abi Balta’ah, companion of Holy Prophet Sallalaho Alayhi Wasalam brought Maria al-Qibtiyya from Egypt to Madinah along with her sister Sīrīn. Both of the sisters embraced Islam before they reached their final destination. Another companion of Prophet Sallalaho Alayhi Wasalam proposed her sister, which she accepted. She gave birth to his son. Al Muqwaqis also send many other gifts that included precious garments and a number of animals along with the slave girls. All of those were distributed among the Muslims.

She lived in a mud-brick house along with the Prophet of Islam Sallaho Alayhi Wasalam. She was a beautiful woman and a very pious Muslim. She preferred rags over riches and stick to her faith as a Muslim. She is one of the luckiest wives of Prophet who gave birth to a child after Khadijah R.A.

Rumaysa Bint Milhan was recognized as an intellectual and powerful woman before she embraced Islam. She had an autonomous approach, excellent character and remarkable wisdom. She is known as Umm Sulaym, the great Muslim lady and philosopher.

Umm Sulaym gave birth to Anas ibn Malik when she was in the wedlock of Malik ibn an-Nadr. She dedicated her son Anas ibn Malik to serve the Holy Prophet Sallalaho alayhi wasalam. He is known as one of the best companions of the Prophet Sallalaho alayhi wasalam.

She was the first women from Yathrib who embraced Islam. Her source of inspiration was the refined Musab ibn Umayr, the first ambassador of Islam. When she decided to accept Islam her husband was absent from Yathrib. Upon his return he sensed the changes in her. When he asked the reason, she told him about her conversion. She was now a Muslim and a believer in the Oneness of Allah SWT.

This news did not please him at all. Later on, an enemy of her husband killed him. Zayd ibn Sahl proposed her. She accepted and demanded a unique mahr. She asked him to embrace Islam. She asked him to become a true believer of the Oneness of Allah SWT and give witness that Muhammad Sallalaho alayhi wasalam is the Apostle of Allah SWT.

She refused gold and silver and asked him to ponder over few things. She asked why he worshipped anything that grew from the ground like the trees but not Allah SWT who is the Creator of all that he worshipped. Her dialogues and persuasive way of talking melted the heart of Abu Talhah and he entered the circle of Islam.

No one had heard of such a unique mahr. She demanded something that no woman had ever asked before from a man.

Aishah Bint Abi Bakr was a learned woman, teacher of scholars and trained the experts. She had all features of a leader and she provided inspiration to both men and women of her times. She was beautiful, feminine, and 100% a woman who was source of pleasure and comfort to her beloved husband, Muhammad Sallalaho alayhi wasalam.

Aishah Bint Abi Bakr was pious, gentle and very loving soul. She was the beloved wife of Prophet who adored her more than anyone else. She always chose Allah SWT and His Prophet Sallalaho alayhi wasalam over worldly possessions and rejected gold or silver. Her faithfulness and devotion is not a secret to any Muslim.

She remained in the service of her husband until the last of his breath. He left this world right in the arms of Aishah Bint Abi Bakr. In her ten years of marriage, she had the chance to learn and acquire real knowledge of Quran and Sunnah. She had photographic memory and written her own script of the Quran.

Aishah Bint Abi Bakr transmitted more than two thousand sayings of Prophet Sallalaho alayhi wasalam. She kept on guiding and teaching the Muslims regarding their faith, Quran, Sunnah, Tibb, Fiqah and Sharyia in Madinnah. “Humayra” was the nickname given to her by her husband meaning “Red-coloured”.

Aishah Bint Abi Bakr was teacher, scholar and social reformist. She was the wife of Prophet and mother of all believing Muslims until the day of resurrection is formed.

Ramlah Bint Abi Sufyan Brave, Bold and Beautiful – Ramlah Bint Abi SufyanRamlah Bint Abi Sufyan was brave and fearless creature. She was the one who challenged her father Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, one of the chieftains of Makkah. She believed in one God and rejected the idolatrous ways of Quresh. She was married to Ubaydullah ibn Jahsh who brought Islam along with her.

Abu Sufyan, her father, tried everything in his might to bring them back, his daughter and her husband, to worship deities and idolatry. But, they were both too headstrong and their faith never moved an inch.

Abu Sufyan remained unhappy and dejected due to his daughter and husband’s acceptance of Islam. Ramlah and her husband were treated harshly and life in Makkah became miserable and unbearable for them. When the first group of Muslims was allowed to migrate to Abyssinia, they were among those who left behind.

Upon finding the news of Muslims, fleeing away to Abyssinia made the chieftains of Makkah including Abu Sufyan very angry. The tribal chiefs tried their best to bring them back but the Abyssinian king Negus also embraced Islam and gave protection to the migrated Muslims. Ramlah Bint Abi Sufyan also known as Umm Habibah and her husband took refuge in Abyssinia. But her problems were not coming to an end yet.

Ubaydallah ibn Jahsh accepted Christianity. It was a terrible blow for Ramlah Bint Abi Sufyan. The brave lady refused to live with a non Muslim and divorced him. She rejected the idea of going to back to her father’s place, a citadel of Kuffar. So, she stayed in Abyssinia for the next ten years alone with her daughter.

She was rewarded in a great way for all her bearings and sufferings. Allah’s Apostle sent her the proposal of marriage. Umm Habibah is one of the Umhatal Momineen and much respected wife of our beloved Prophet Muhammad Sallalaho alayhi wasalam.

Asmaa bint Abu Bakr R.A. was the daughter of Abu Bakr R.A. and sister to A’ishah R.A one of the Ummahat al-Mu ‘momineen. She was married to great companion of the Prophet Sallalaho alay hi waslam. The name of her husband was Zubayr ibn al- Awwam and their son, the famous Sahabi, was known as Abdullah ibn az-Zubayr.

Asmaa was one of the first seventeen persons who embraced Islam in Makkah. She was given a unique nickname Dhat an-Nitaqayn. She played remarkable role in the history of Islam. She helped and supported her father and Prophet of Allah in the historical Hijra from Makkah to Madinah.

When she migrated from Makkah to Madinah, she was carrying a baby. The baby Abdullah was born before they could enter Madinah at the holy place called Quba. The birth of the Abdullah filled everyone with sheer happiness, as he was the first child born to the muhajareen e Islam.

Asmaa had many noble qualities besides her extraordinary intelligence. She was generous, gifted and had strong faith in Allah SWT. She was brave and never compromised over her devotion towards Allah SWT. She lived like a crownless queen and remained steadfast to her beliefs until she died at the age of hundred.

She lost her eyesight in the last couple of years of her age. She had remarkable wisdom and insight despite her old age. Her son Abdullah died during the fight for the sake of Islam. She told him to fight until the last drop of his blood. Abdullah embraced martyrdom for the noble cause and his mother joined him soon after his demise.

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