Khadijah was born around in Mecca. Her father, Khuwaylid bin Asad, was a popular leader in the tribe of Quraysh and a successful. Khadijah, may Allah be pleased with her, came from a noble family. Two more sons, called Tayyib and Tahir, were also born, but they too died in their infancy. Khadijah al-Kubra daughter of Khuwaylid ibn (son of) Asad ibn Abdul-`Uzza ibn According to a number of sources, Khadijah was born in A.D. and died .. (ع) daughter of Muhammad (ص), Maryam bint `Umran (Mary daughter of Amram), .

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Her mother’s name was Fatimah bint Zayd, and her father’s name was Khuwaylid bin Asad. O soul that are at rest! First of all the Prophet’s uncle, Abu Talib, who was by then more than eighty years old, died; and then a few months later, during the month of Ramadan, Khadijah also died, at the age of khuwaylld, may Allah be pleased with her.

Islams Women – Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

There, while their homes lay empty in Mecca, the Muslims were exposed to the bitterly cold nights of winter and the fiery hot days of summer, with very little food and shelter. The glorious sun she saw descending into her courtyard indicated that the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him whose advent had been predicted in the Torah and the Injil was to grace her home and she would gain from his presence in her life.

Khadijah had been the first to publicly accept Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him as the Messenger of Allah, and she had never stopped doing all she could to help him.

According to the traditional Sunni narrative, when Muhammad reported his first revelation from the Angel Gabriel JibrilKhadija was the first person to convert to Islam.

How would her tribe react? However, after she hired the Prophet Muhammad to take her trading caravans to Syria, she revisited the idea of marriage. One of her very close friends, Nafisah bint Manbah knew of her inclination and she went to Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and requested his permission to ask him a very personal question. The two uncles of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him Hamzah and Abu Talib approached her uncle, ‘Umar bin Asad, with the formal proposal.

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His skin was white but tanned by the sun. Khadijah is the focus of this post, the fifth in a series on significant figures in Islam. He said he would.

The first three daughters died during the lifetime of Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his beloved daughter Fatimah lived just six months biograph he passed away. Muhammad took no other wife until after Khadijah’s death, out of his devotion to her. She is regarded as blnt of the most important women in Islam, and in terms of the progression of Islam, the most important out of all of Muhammad’s wives.

It became the centre of Islam, where all the Companions male and female khudaylid often to partake of the hospitality of Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his wife. On the way back from Syria, the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him lay down under a tree to rest for a while. He also died in infancy.

After the Hijrah migration of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him to Al-Madinah, the house was occupied by the brother of ‘Ali. Credit is due under the terms of this license that can reference both the New World Encyclopedia contributors and the selfless volunteer contributors of the Wikimedia Foundation. She suggested that he marry at the same time a lady called Sawda, the widow of Al-Sakran ibn ‘Amr.

No one except Allah of course, knows more about a man than his wife, both his good and his bad qualities, his strengths and his weaknesses.

Khadija bint Khuwaylid

When the Messenger of Allah married Khadijah, then some time thereafter Halah died leaving two daughters, one named Zaynab and the other named Ruqayyah and both of them were brought up by Muhammad and Khadijah and they maintained them, and it was the custom before Islam that a biogra;hy was assigned to whoever brought him up. Nestora, a Jewish monk, noted for his knowledge of religion and for his insight saw him and asked Maysarah who he was.

His hair and beard were thick and black, not altogether straight but slightly curled. She wanted to see her husband prosper and financed him in setting up a big business. His hair reached midway between the lobes of his ears and shoulders, and his beard was of a length to match. Towards the end of one Ramadan, when he was forty and Khadijah fifty-five, Muhammad suddenly appeared at their house in the middle of the night, trembling with fear and saying, “Cover me up, cover me up!


Both Muslim and Bukhari indicate in their respective Sahih books that among Khadijah’s merits was the fact that the Lord of Dignity ordered Jibraeel Gabrielpeace with him, to convey His regards to her.

Khadijah’s nobility of character and conduct pleased Allah, so much that He sent special greetings for her.

The others either belonged to Khadijah’s sister or were from a previous marriage and were treated by Muhammad as his own daughters. They attacked, imprisoned and beat the Muslims, who sometimes went for days without food or drink. Muhammad Ali Fatimah Hasan Hussein.

After hearing his account of the journey, she decided that he would make the best of the husbands, even though many of the most important nobles of the Quraish had already proposed to her and had been refused, and in due course she proposed to him.

He has taught man that which he knew not.

The Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him mourned her khuwahlid. The Succession to Muhammad. Throughout the rest of his life, the Prophet Muhammad would remember Khadijah often, so much so that Ayesha said that she was khdijah as jealous of another woman biogrzphy she was of Khadijah.

His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, p. Khadijah’s body was buried in Mecca. All other wives were previously married. Kguwaylid displeased him, but forbearing as he was, he just sighed and answered, “I have not yet found a better wife than her.

Let us digress here for a moment and try to trace history back to the time when the Trinity became “officially” a tenet of the Christian faith. Ali Shariati’s Fatima is Fatima. Although he let his beard grow, he never allowed the hair of his moustache to protrude over his upper lip.

In the Name of your Lord Who has created all that exists. Thus passed away the ‘Mother’ of all Muslims, the one who had sacrificed her all for Islam, the lady who was the greatest supporter of Islam in its earliest days. Like Khadijah, he had done all that he could do to help the Prophet peace and blessings of Allah be upon himand had spent all his wealth in the way of Allah.