Fatimah Bint Muhammad – Beloved Daughter, Sincere Wife and True Believer
Fatimah Bint Muhammad Sallalaho alayhi wasalam, fifth child of the family had three elder sisters Zaynab, Ruqayyah and Umm Kulthum. She had two brothers al-Qasim and Abdullah. Both of them died in their infancy. She was sensitive child and brilliant than other children of her age. When she turned five her father announced prophethood. He had declared him as the Messenger of Allah.
Fatimah Bint Muhammad was closely attached to her father. She had deep enduring love for him. Fatimah grew up seeing her father being tortured by Quresh and despite her tender age of less than ten, she always managed to reach on the spot. She was ruthless and unafraid of them and stood by her father steadfast to support him in his quest of spreading words of Allah SWT.
She saw her father facing vicious opposition and defied the harassment against him. She was a brave person and struggled for the sovereignty of Islam since childhood. Khadijah, wife of Prophet and loving mother of Fatimah died when she turned into a young lady. After her mother’s demise the grief stricken Fatima devoted herself to look after her beloved father and soon she was famous with a new nickname “Umm Abi-ha” or “the mother of her father”.
She was the most beloved daughter of Prophet and she had a very special place in his heart. Rasul Allah said “Whoever pleased Fatimah has indeed pleased God and whoever has caused her to be angry has indeed angered God. Fatimah is a part of me. Whatever pleases her pleases me and whatever angers her angers me.”
She was married to Ali R.A. and was the mother of Hassan R.A. and Hussain R.A.