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Blessed Mothers

Posted in Inspirational Stories, Parenting, Sisters Base with tags , , , , , , on September 20, 2015 by TheAuthenticBase

Umm Salamah:

During the battle of the Camel, the Mother of the Believers Umm Salamah (ra) sent her son ‘Umar Ibn Abi Salamah to ‘Ali with the message: “By Allaah, he is dearer to me than my own self; he will go out with you to fight alongside you.” He went out with ‘Ali (ra) and remained with him. [Ansaab Al-Ashraf, 4/224]

Mu’aathah, the wife of Silah:

Silah Ibn Aktam told his son: “O my son, go ahead and fight!” His son went ahead and was killed. Later on Silah himself was killed. When Mu’aathah the wife of Silah received the news of the death of both her husband and son, she told the woman who came to give their condolences: “If you are coming to congratulate me then welcome. If you are here to give me condolences then you must leave!” [Siyar A’laam An-Nubula, quoting from “Mashari Al-Ashwaq Ilaa Masari Al-Ushaaq” by Ibn Nuhaas]

Al-Khansa’ Bint ‘Amr:

The Battle Of Qaadisiyyah (14H) which occurred during ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattaabs reign lasted for four days. On the second day of the battle, Al-Khansa’ Bint ‘Amr urged her sons to fight. In the Muslim women’s camp in Al-‘Udayb, Al-Khansa’ Bint ‘Amr – the poetess of Banoo Sulaym whose career straddled the jaahiliyah and Islaam – sat with her four grown sons, urging them to fight. She said, “You became muslim willingly and migrated by choice. You know what Allaah has promised of great reward to the Muslims who fight the kaafirs, and you know that the realm which abides is better than the realm which will pass away. Allaah says, ‘O you who believe! Endure and be more patient [than your enemy], and guard your territory [by stationing army units permanently at the places from where the enemy can attack you], and fear Allaah so that you may be successful.‘ [3:200] If you wake up safe and sound tomorrow, inshaaAllah, then go and fight your enemy, seeking Allaah’s support against His enemies. When you the fighting grow tense, then go forth. If you do that, you will gain booty and honour in the Hereafter.”

Umm Haarithah:

Haarithah was killed during the battle of Badr by a stray arrow. Anas narrated that the mother of Harithaah came to the Messenger of Allaah and asked him, “O Messenger of Allaah, won’t you tell me about my son Haarithah? If he is in Paradise I would be patient. If he is not I would cry for him.” The Messenger of Allaah said, “Have you lost your mind?! It is not one Paradise but many, and your son is in the highest one: Al-Firdous!” [Bukhaaree]

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A Mother’s Love

Posted in Miscellaneous, Parenting, Sisters Base with tags , , , , , , , on August 2, 2010 by TheAuthenticBase

Another interesting something I found hidden in the world of the internet:

(Whether its true or not, Allaahu ‘alam, most probably a fabricated story, however an interesting read)

There was this young man about twenty years old named Jamal. Jamal was approached by a salesman, Adam, who offered Jamal one hundred thousand dollars (or dinars) for his mother’s heart.

Jamal, with dollar signs in his eyes and greed in his heart, took the offer to be literal and went home right away and with a dagger claimed the life of his mother and tore out her heart and hurriedly started back towards the marketplace to find the salesman. On his way to the marketplace, Jamal tripped on some pebbles and as he fell down he dropped his mother’s heart and it got all dirty with the dust from the ground. After he fell, a soft voice came from within the heart and said: “O my son, are you alright?

Startled, Jamal realized what he had done and started crying. He cried so much that the tears from his eyes rolled down his cheeks and with those tears the dirt on the heart was wiped clean. Jamal, now desperate, wanted a way out of the major sin he had just committed.

He picked up his dagger and pulled it up and was about to take his own life. Suddenly, the same soft voice came out a second time from the heart. This time it stated: “O my son, do not kill me twice.

This story definitely symbolizes a mother’s love for her child. The Quran and Sunnah show the importance of one’s parents.

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A Mother’s True Love

Posted in Inspirational Stories, Parenting, Sisters Base with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 10, 2010 by TheAuthenticBase

Abu Hurairah related that Allaah’s Messenger said;

There were two women and each of them had a son. A wolf came and took away the son of one of them. One said to the other, “It took away your son.” And the other said, “No, it took away your son.

So they went to Dawood (David) for judgement, and he ruled for the older of the two. Then they went to Sulaymaan Ibn Dawood (Solomon, the son of David) and informed him of what happened.

he said, “Bring to me a knife and I will cut him in two.

The younger of the two women said, “Do not do so, may Allaah have mercy on you, for he is her son.

Then Sulaymaan (knowing the love of a mother), ruled for the younger of the two women.

[Bukhaari & Muslim]

The Story Of Umm Habibah; A Loyal Wife By All Means

Posted in Inspirational Stories, Marriage, Miscellaneous, Sisters Base with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 9, 2010 by TheAuthenticBase

The Story Of Umm Habibah; A Loyal Wife By All Means

Umm Habibah was married to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) through the proxy of the Emperor of Abyssinia. She was the daughter of the chief of Makkah.

Her name was Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan. She was born 25 years before the Hijrah. Being the daughter of a prominent merchant and leader of her people, Umm Habibah enjoyed a very easy and comfortable life.

She — herself one of the few literate Arabs at the time — was married to a wealthy Makkan who was versed in the knowledge of major religions of his time. Despite the fierce resistance the Makkan polytheists showed to Islam and the fact that her own parents were among the arch enemies of Islam, Umm Habibah was one of the early converts to Islam.

Out of fear for his followers, Prophet Muhammad advised them to emigrate to Abyssinia on the Western Arabian side of the Red Sea that separated the Peninsula from Africa.

Umm Habibah was one of the emigrants along with her husband, Ubaidullah ibn Jahsh. To her misfortune the husband, for some reason or another, apostatized and took to drinking.

Thus, Umm Habibah had to suffer not only separation from her home and family at Makkah, but she also suffered alienation from a beloved husband. Yet, as a courageous Muslim, she bore all these difficulties with patience and perseverance, finding solace in the freedom she enjoyed along with the other emigrants in Abyssinia under the protection of Emperor Negus who was an open-minded Christian.

Parenthetically, we may add that according to Muslim historians the Emperor of Abyssinia (known today as Ethiopia) did convert at a later date to Islam in secrecy, out of admiration for Islam and its teachings, which explains why Prophet Muhammad asked the companions to pray for him upon his death.

During the year of truce between the Muslims and the Makkan polytheists, Prophet Muhammad, sent messages to the heads of the big powers of the time, Khosrau of Persia, the Byzantine emperor and the ruler of Abyssinia.

Along with the missive calling Negus to Islam, the Prophet asked him to act proxy for him in the marriage to Umm Habibah. For Prophet Muhammad realized the agony she was going through in that far and strange land.

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Is Islam Unjust To Women By Keeping Them Indoors!?

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Is Islam Unjust To Women By Keeping Them Indoors!?

As for those that think Islam is unjust to women and that it has kept half of society idle and keeps the women folk “job-less” or any thought of that kind, then I present you this fatwa of Ibn Uthaymeen (r.a):

QUESTION: Some people started believing in what the media of the enemies try to spread, which is an intellectual planned invasion. Like when they say: “ Islam is unjust to women, Islam has kept women at their homes and thus kept half of the society unemployed”. What is your answer and comment on this lie?.

ANSWER: (By Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen (r.a))
Praise be to Allaah.

My comment on this is that these words can only come from one who is ignorant of sharee’ah, ignorant of Islam, ignorant of the rights of women, and is impressed by the attitudes and ways of the enemies of Allaah who are far away from the truth. Islam – praise be to Allaah – did not take away women’s rights, but Islam is the religion of wisdom which gives everyone his or her rightful status. Women’s work is in the home, and her staying athome is for the purpose of looking after her husband, raising her children, taking care the household affairs, and doing work that is suited to her.

The man has his own work to do, which is usually earning a living and benefiting the ummah. When she stays at home to look after him and her children, and the interests of her children, that is the work that is suited to her. It is also a protection for her, as it keeps her far away from immorality which may occur if she goes out and works with men. It is well known that when women work with men that also adversely affects the man’s work, because the man has a natural inclination towards women. If he works with her he will be distracted by this woman, especially if she is young and beautiful. He will forget his work and if he does it, he will not do it properly. The one who studies the situation of the Muslims at the beginning of Islam will see how they protected their womenfolk and how they did their work in the best manner. [End quote].

[Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen. Alfaaz wa Mafaaheem fi Meezaan al-Sharee’ah, p.72-73.] [Taken from:http://www.islamqa.com/en/ref/119400].

Although this fatwa is with regards to women working, it still fits in line with the free-mixing issue I’m referring to and not having protective jealousy over your women folk.

[Taken out from an article I wrote, but because it’s still useful info, I’ll upload it here!]

Shiasm And The Noble Mothers Of The Ummah

Posted in Shiasm Exposed with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2009 by TheAuthenticBase

Shiasm And The Noble Mothers Of The Ummah

Allah Ta’ala says in the Qur’an:

The Nabi has a greater claim on the Believers than their ownselves. And, his wives are their mothers.

Thus, an article of our Imaan is honor, respect and love for Umaahatul Mu’mineen, the holy Mothers of the Believers, Viz., the honorable wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). Whoever denigrates them and brands them as unbelievers, is himself/herself a kafir.

Among the honorable wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), Hadhrat Aa’ishah (Radiallahu Anha) and Hadhrat Hafsah (Radiallahu Anha) are special targets for Shia abuse, slander and vilification. This is because they are the daughters of Hadhrat Abu Bakr and Hadhrat Umar (Radiallahu Anhuma) respectively. The same degree of hatred cherished by Shiahs for Sheikhain (i.e. Abu Bakr and Umar (Radiallahu Anhuma) is gorged out against Hadhrat Aa’ishah and Hadhrat Hafsah (Radiallahu Anhuma). Shia narration’s shamelessly describe these illustrious and noble wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) as kafir, Munafiq, etc. The worst of slanders and calumnies are leveled against them.

Mullah Baqir Majlisi, in his book, Hayatul Quloob – one of the most authoritative books of the Shiah religion – repeatedly described Hadhrat Aa’ishah and Hadhrat Hafsah (Radiallahu Anhuma) as munafiqs (hypocrites).

Hazrat Anas Bin Malik, Abu Huraira, Amr bin Aas, Ameer Ma’avia and Aa’ishah were worst people of all times. (Makalmaat-e-husainia, page #59).

In this book, Baqir also alleges:

Aa’ishah and Hafsah martyred Rasulullaah by giving him poison. (Vol. 2, Hayat-ul-quloob, page #870, Baqar Majlisi)

(Maqbool Dehlavi, a Shiite translator of the Qur’ân His translation of Surah Ale Imraan: 134), quotes Imam Baqir as saying: ‘Two women poisoned the Prophet (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) before his death. These are the same two women (Aa’ishah and Hafsah). May Allaah curse them and their fathers (Abu Bakr and Omar respectively)

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