HAZRAT KHADIJA (RA) DURING PROPHET’S LIFETIME
- The daughter of Khalid bin Asad and Fatima bint Zaidah was known as Tahira even by the name of Hazrat Khadija. She’s been widowed twice. She was married to the Holy Prophet at the age of 40. She became the Holy Prophet at the age of 25. At the age of 65 she died.
- It bore 2 sons and 4 daughters to Holy Prophet (PBUH). As long as she was alive, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) did not marry. She was converted to Islam for the first time. She was being abused by rough cars. She supported the Holy Prophet (PBUH) spiritual support by putting her resources at her hands when the Holy Prophet obtained initial disclosure and financial assistance.
- She was a true lady of purity. She used to be serving poor people.
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HAZRAT ABU BAKR(RA) DURING PROPHET’S LIFETIME
- Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) was born at Makkah in 573 AD. His real name had been Abdullah. He was part of Banu Tamim’s noble family, a branch of the Quraish tribe. He had been one of the best associates of the Prophet. He led a religious and chaste life, long before adopting Islam.
- After receiving his first revelation from the Holy Prophet, he thought of addressing those nearest to him so he revealed the whole tale of his encounter to Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA). Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) answered his request and accepted Islam immediately.
- He was the first free adult male to become a Muslim and the first person outside the Prophet’s family. The Qur’an explains his acceptance as: “and the one who comes with the truth and the one who confirms it …… these are the right ones” (39:33).
- He was the first person to attest to the case of Miraj (Prophet’s ascension to the heavens) by the Messenger and was granted the title of “Al Siddique” because of his immediate belief in the mission.
- He dedicated his life and fortune to the preaching of Islam, after embracing Islam. Acceptance of Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) proved to be a landmark in the mission of the prophet.
HAZARAT HAFSAH BINT UMAR (R.A)
- The daughter of Hazrat Umar was Hazrat Hafsah Bint Umar, one of the nearest Holy Prophet’s companions.
- The devout and Orthodox Hazrat Hafsah bint Umar dedicated her life to the Prophet and Islam.
- The custodian of Mushaf, the collection of Quran, was also Hazrat Hafsah bint Umar under the guidance of Zaid bin Thabit so that it was called Mushaf e-Hafsah.
HAZARAT SAWDAH BINT ZAMAAH (R.A)
- When she married the priest, Sawdah was fifty years old.
- Hazrat Sawdah has proven that he is a caring and worshipful man.
- Later, Hazrat Sawdah took care of their needs when Holy Prophet married Hazrat Ayesha and he loved Hazrat Ayesha.
- Hazrat Sawdah shared her room with Hazrat Ayesha and had the honor in his last few days of accompanying Holy Prophet.
- After Hazrat Umar Khilafat died Hazrat Sawdah, the 22nd year of Hijrah.
HAZRAT PROPHET (P.B.U.H) GRAND SONS
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IMAM HASSAN (R.A)
- The son of Hazrat Ali and Hazrat Fatima, Imam Hassan was born 3 A.H. in Medina.
- Hazrat Ali sent Hassan several times there, with food and drink, while Hazrat Usman was besieged in his house by the unbelievers.
- Hazrat Hassan took part in all the war during the Hazrat-Alis caliphate and kept the Bait-ul-Maal administrator.
- Hazrat Imam Hassan was not given allegiance by Ameer Muawiya and a troop was prepared to follow him.
- When several of Iraqi soldiers learned that they were demoralized and were fearful of death, they abandoned Hazrat Imam Hassan’s army.
- A peace treaty between both sides was then concluded.
IMAM HUSSAIN (R.A)
- Imam Hussain was born in AH 4 and was the son of Ali Hazrat and Fatima Hazrat.
- Hussain displayed no loyalty to Yazid because Khilafat’s appointment was contrary to the Islamic tradition.
- Following his denial of acceptance of Yazid as a caliph, a deputies from the Kufas addressed Imam Hussain and begged him to save her because they were harassed by the Yazids’ governor.
- Any attempt to persuade Hussain to demonstrate Yazid allegiance was in vain.
- Hussain wanted to battle Yazids, but he realized that his followers were dead, so they began to head back, and only 72,000 troops surrounded an army of 4,000 were left behind.
Such collaborators provided invaluable services to Islam and grow, and also helped Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) at the time when the early Muslims were pitilessly persecuted. Allah (SWT) gave them a positive news of entrance to heaven in their lives and they are called Ashrah-e-Mubashrah.