Fatima Bint Muhammad (RA) was the daughter of Prophet Muhammad PBUH, she holds the highest place in Islamic history. Today you will learn about some of the great things about her.
1. She is the daughter of Prophet Muhammad and Bibi-Khadija (p.b.u.t)
2. She was born with difficulty
Bibi Khadija was boycotted by the women of Arabia for her to give birth to her beloved daughter. Allah (s.w.t) sent over the spirit of Sarah, wife of Prophet Ibrahim (p.b.u.h), Asiyah, daughter of the wife of the Pharaoh, Maryam, mother of Prophet Isa (p.b.u.h) and Kulthum, the sister of Musa (p.b.u.h) to help Fatima-Zahra see life.
3. She was supportive to her father
She experienced tough early childhood days, while her father was faced with oppression from the disbelievers when he used to pray near the Kaaba. When they used to tarnish his face with rubbish, Fatima-Zahra would wipe it.
4. Her marriage was an example of modesty
Fatima-Zahra was married, modestly, to Ali ibn Abi-Talib out of her content will despite the several proposals she received. On her big day, she gave her wedding gown as ‘Sadaqa’ (charity) to someone and obtained a blessed wedding gown from the heavens through Jibraeel.
5. She was a fighter for justice
Fatima Bint Muhammad (RA) was a courageous young woman who was dedicated to her religion, Islam, and those qualities enabled her to be at the forefront of Islamic political movements. She never stepped back to fight injustice.
6. She gave birth to two sons
7. She died while being angry with an Islamic leader
The Prophet Muhammad said that whoever angers his daughter will anger him and will, in turn, anger Allah. Fatima Bint Muhammad (RA) died angry with a historical Islamic leader and mentioned in her will that this person and followers should not attend her funeral.