SAYYIDA KHADIJA (pbuh)
Listed below a few aspects of her awesomeness:
- Successful business woman known as the Queen of ‘Arabia
- Employed Rasulullah (pbuh) to head the trade caravans based on his experience of trade markets with Abu Talib as mentor and his reputation of being Truthful & Trustworthy
- Impressed with his awesomeness, asked her fried Nafisa to initiate marriage proposal.
- Abu Talib read nikah, placed black turban on Rasulullah’s head (thus Sayyids wear black turbans) and gave him a green aqeeq ring.
- First to believe in Rasulullah (pbuh)
- First to pray behind him
- THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE
- Mother of Sayyida Fatima Zahra (pbuh)
- Her wealth sustained his mission but when she died he didn’t have enough funds to buy a shroud (Jibrail brings one)