Asma Bint Abu Bakr RA (Daughter Of Abu Bakr) gave birth to a boy when she shifted to Madinah. For a long time Muslims were not blessed with baby boys so the enemies of Islam thought that the generation of Muslims will be vanished.
With the birth of Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA) Muslims got so exited that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) took him in his arms, took a date in his own mouth chew it and then put it in baby’s mouth.
Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA) dinied the caliphate of Banu Umayyah and the difficult time started when Abdil Malik Bin Marwan took over the throne.
Abdul Malik bin Marwan ordered Hajjaj Bin Yousuf to take control of Hijaz. War started in Hijaz and Asma got seriously ill and Abdullah Bin Zubair visited her. After this visit, Abdullah bin Zubair army got defeated in the war.
What did she told her son ?
He asked her mother if he has to give up. On this his mother told him that once a person dies then whatever happens to the body afterwards does not bring the pain to the body. She further told him to stay brave and die with honor. She said you should live and die with honor.
Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA)’s army got defeated and he was marked Martyred. Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA)’s body was hanged up high for Hajaj bin Yousuf for three whole days.
After 2 days of her son’s death she (Daughter Of Abu Bakr) went to her dead body, At the point she became blind due to age factor. When hajaj saw her near the dead body, he ordered her to stand in front of him.
Upon declined the order of that cruel man, he threatened her to stand or he will drag her by her hair to her palace. In reply to that she said he can do whatever he can.
So when Hijjaj himself came to her then she told him that Prophet PBUH had said a man from Banu Thaqif would become the kind and he would be criminal and a liar. Now she is seeing the word of Prophet Muhammad PBUH coming true.
In reply Hijjaj didn’t utter a world and left.
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