And which vow you have broken? I would like to know, if possible, exactly how Bibi Zainab spread the word of Islam after kerbala until her demise. What did her day to day life consist of after being freed from Damascus? There was no act of worship greater than continuing the rising of her brother, delivering fiery sermons in the path of Kufa and Syria, and awakening ignorant people who were deceived by poisonous propaganda of Yazid son of Muawiya and martyred Imam Hussain (as) as a man who was out of Islam. After the martyrdom of her brother and her two sons in the battle of Karbala, Hadrat Zainab stood tall and said: "O my Lord! She was married to Abdullah ibn Ja’far (RA), who was the nephew of Ali (RA). Following recent flagrant insults to the Holy Prophet of Islam in France, the strong support of the French President and the Cabinet of that country for these malicious actions under the guise of "freedom of expression," and also the role played by that government in spreading Islamophobia, Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, has raised important questions in a message to the French youth. She always created the means to comfort her brothers and sisters. Sayyidah Zaynab bint ʿAli (Arabic: الـسَّـيّـدة زَيـنـب بـنـت عـلي ‎, Also: 'Zainab') was one of the daughters of the fourth caliph and the first Shia imam, ‘Ali and his first wife Fatimah.The Islamic Nabi (Arabic: نَـبِي ‎, Prophet) Muhammad was her maternal grandfather, and thus she is a member of his Bayt (Arabic: بَـيـت ‎, … Syeda Zainab Bint Ali was third born child to Hazrat Ali and Hazrat Fatima in the 5th year of hijrah in Madina with a conflict of birth dates as 5th of Jamad Ul Awal and 1st of Shaban. Today, despite so much progress and the spread of education, so many Muslim women are suppressed. In her character she reflected the best attributes. She was the granddaughter of our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Woe be upon you! Among these great people, Hazrat Zainab Bint Ali رَضِیَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی ع Avenging the murder of General Soleimani is certain, Imam Khamenei met with organizers of 1st anniversary memorial for Gen. Soleimani, Nigerians call for release of Sheikh Zakzaky on 5th anniversary of Zaria massacre, Iraq to sue US over sovereignty violation, use of depleted uranium weapons: Official. She was the daughter of Ali bin Abi Talib (RA) and Fatimah bint Muhammad (RA). The completeness of her submission is monumental. نَـبِي ‎, profeetta) Muhammed oli hänen äitinsä isoisä, ja näin hän kuului hänen Baitiinsa (arab. She is also a member of The Blue Peace initiative's media network. We know that Zainab bint Ali (p) was of the purest lineage. She is the daughter of Imam 'Ali (a) and the Lady Fatima al-Zahra' (a). Sayyeda Zainab (sa), the daughter of Imam Ali (as) and Sayyeda Fatima Zahra (sa), was born to a family formed by Prophet Muhammad (saw), the most outstanding figure in history. And whose blood you have shed? A part of the sermon Hadrat Zainab (as) gave with utmost bravery in the gathering of Yazid son of Muawiya in Syria shook his majlis (gathering) and still echoes through time and space: “By Allah (SWT), you cannot remove us from the minds (of people), and you cannot fade our message. As far as the earth goes and as deep as the skies go, your obvious deed has no like, no similarity and no decency. After all, her grandfather was the Messenger of God, the Holy Prophet (pbuh&hp), and her parents were the Lady of Light, Fatimah al-Zahra (p) and the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (p). Woe be upon you! Hadrat Zainab (as) became famous for her virtuous life. Bibi Zainab married her first cousin, Abdullah ibn Ja’far Tayyar who was the noblest man of the Hashemites and one of the most generous men of the Arabs. Madam marwa osman bayan about hazrath zainab bint hazrath Ali (a.s.) nice. "I didn't see anything except beauty" This is all about collections of the realizations, contemplations and reflectIons. Noble is her father, and grandfather. She was the third child of Ali (RA)’s first wife Fatimah Bint Muhammad (RA). Despite all enmities, Good Word of Islamic Republic is becoming stronger everyday. She started her sermon with the name of Allah; She was buried in the Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque. Zainab bint Ali is a woman in whose veins ran the blood of the Messenger of Allah (PBUH); a metaphor for the defiance of the oppressed against the oppressor, the victory of truth against falsehood. He told the women, who gathered around Zainab’s corpse, “Wash her three times and use camphor in the third wash.” He performed funeral prayers on her and followed her final resting place. Her brother's name “Imam Hussain” (as) and Karbala associate the idea of freedom, justice, humanity, virtue, fighting against despotism, with the realization of the sovereignty of Allah. Zainab (RA) had five children, four sons Ali (RA), Aun (RA), Muhammad (RA), and Abbas (RA) and a daughter Umm Kulthum (RA). Zaynab is also a compound of two words "zayn" (adornment) and "ab" (father), meaning the adornment of the father. Abu El’As returned to his children, Ali … In her lifetime, Hadrat Zainab (as) had endured immense pain from witnessing her loved ones martyred before her eyes, but she never objected to the destiny decreed upon her by Allah. A model of defiance against oppression and injustice. She was a woman of courage, who stood up against Yazid in Karbala. And which vow you have broken? Visit our, Subscribe to Islamic Information via Email. Zaynab bint Ali razi Allah anha was born in Madina in the 5th year of Hijrah on 5 th Jumada al-awwal. Who is Imam Hussain? SHAFAQNA- by Marwa Osman* “O the people of Kufah! She was the granddaughter of our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). : 13 Her maternal aunts were Muhammad's daughters Ruqayyah, Umm Kulthum and Fatimah. She hosted a political show on 'Al Etejah English' TV channel, and she is often seen on 'Russia Today' as a panelist. With these words Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (as) confronted the people of Kufa who betrayed their Imam in Karbala. She was the daughter of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatimah bint Mohammad and the maternal granddaughter of the Holy Prophet sall’ Allahu alayhi wa’alihi wasallam. Zaynab [as.] grew into a fine statured young woman. By the time her (RA) mother (RA) died, she was just 7 years old. Ali (RA)’s three daughters were named “Zainab” so, she was called “Zainab the Elder”. You have done that, which could tear down the skies, open the earth, and make the mountains vanish. Who was Zainab Bint Ali (RA)? The name “Zainab” means, “adornment of her father”. Traditions state that at the time she (RA) was suffering from severe mental and physical pain after seeing her brother Hussain (RA) die. She married her maternal cousin, Abu al-As ibn al-Rabi', before December 610, and Khadija gave her a wedding present of an onyx necklace. When the tragedy of Karbala befell her in her mid-fifties she was forced to go out uncovered. 18 talking about this. There is no doubt that Hadrat Zainab (as) is the shining sun … Bibi Zainab bint e Ali; granddaughter of Prophet Mohammed (SAW). The views, opinions and positions expressed on Op-Ed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Khamenei.ir . بَـيـت ‎, talonväkeen). Her sermons created a movement in Kufa and Damascus which shook the bases of Yazid's kingdom and even Yazid's son refused to replace his father as the king, and after a while, quitted the government while disgracing the oppressing dynasty of Umayyads. And which respected family you have brought to the public (as captives)? Salaam Alaikum. Enter your Email and get all Islamic Posts in your Inbox! In sobriety and serenity she was likened to her grand-mother Umm-al-Mumineen Hadrat Khadija(as), in chastity and modesty to her holy mother Hadrat Fatima(as) and in eloquence to her holy father Imam Ali(as). The grief she expressed was an outpouring of her incredible humanity. Did she sit on a mimbar or did she teach? Hz Zainab bint Muhammad (RA) was the eldest daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Hz Khadijah (RA). The leadership of the family fell to Hadrat Zainab after Karbala, and she proved to be more than what was expected of her. Zaynab bint Ali (Arabic: زينب بنت علي ‎ ) was the daughter of the Islamic caliph, Ali (Ali ibn Abu Talib), and granddaughter of Islamic prophet, Muhammad through his daughter Fatimah. She was born in Madina, om 5 Jumada al awwal, 5 AH (October 2) 626 CE Julian calendar. Hazrat Zainab bint-e-Ali (R.A) is called as the Queen of Karbala who actually played a very strong role in representing the Islam. Do you know which part of the Messenger of Allah you have cut? The prophet's household turned this threat into an opportunity and made use of the entire situation and the circumstances they went through lead by the courageous Hadrat Zainab (as). Your decisions will not be stable, your period of ruling will be short, and your population will scatter. There is no doubt that Hadrat Zainab (as) is the shining sun in the history of Islam and of humanity. A woman of patience and endurance. Hadrat Zainab(A.S.) proclaimed to the world the greatest sacrifices made by her brother Imam Hussain (as) and other members of the family of the Holy Prophet of Islam(saw) who were brutally martyred at Karbala in 61 A.H by the forces of Yazid son of Muawiya. Of her physical appearance little is known. She was a woman of courage, who stood up against Yazid in Karbala. Imam Khamenei's message following the assassination of the Nuclear Scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Story of Shia cleric insulting Sunnis & seeking asylum in UK embassy, The grave crime of disrespecting the Prophet of Islam, Ayatollah Khamenei visiting the Shrine of Hazrat Zeinab, Lady Zeinab, a role model for all great women and men around the globe: Leader, Imam Hussain (as) and Hazrat Zeinab (as) conversing on the eve of Ashura, Prophet Muhammad's honesty made Sayyida Khadija so fond of him: Ayatollah Khamenei, Rowza on the afternoon of Ashura, narrated by Ayatollah Khamenei, Without Lady Khadijah's support, Islam's progression could have been disrupted, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. and continued teaching even after moving to Kufa. She and her husband spent a modest life. Why did he launch an uprising? Among these great people, Hazrat Zainab Bint Ali رَضِیَ اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَنْہُمَا is a most shining pearl. They had two children, Ali, who died in childhood, and daughter Umama.. Zainab became a Muslim soon after Muhammad first declared himself a prophet. © 2021 The Islamic Information - All Rights Reserved - Duplication Not Allowed, This website uses cookies. The only way for women in general and Muslim woman in particular could pay respects to her sacrifice is by being inspired by her life to be courageous in the face of tyranny, patient in times of trouble, and submissive to the will of God. The Victory of Truth: The Life of Zaynab bint Ali Muna Haeri Bilgrami. Biography. Those who think Islam suppress woman, this is a practical translation of Islamic view about woman, women have rights to criticise the government and decide who will govern them. Zainab was the third child of Ali ibn Abi Talib and his wife Fatimah bint Muhammad. It showed how bold Muslim women were and how they played a key role in consolidating Islamic teachings. Hadrat Zainab (as) was an outstanding figure in the history of Karbala endowed with divine steadfastness and fortitude. With these words Hadrat Zainab bint Ali (as) confronted the people of Kufa who betrayed their Imam in Karbala. And which respected family you have brought to … But what we all know to be true is that Zainab bint Ali was blessed with the noblest lineage; a notably knowledgeable and pious family. Or did she also preach to men? These are the personalities who have the ability to take the Islam at very high ranks. Acknowledgments; “O the people of Kufah! These Are The Minor Signs Of The Judgement Day. Hazrat Zainab Bint Ali had life which can be taken as model for any woman. * Marwa Osman is a Media studies university lecturer at the Lebanese International University and a political commentator from Lebanon. After they have been presented in the court of Yazid, Zainab (RA) said a Khutba (Sermon), which still Muslims all around the world and get inspired by the references and words she used to counter Yazid’s misbehavior. Today there are two shrines one in Cairo and the other in Damascus where She (RA) is said to be buried. Sayyidah Zaynab bint ‘Ali (RA) was the daughter of Ali (RA) and Fatimah Bint Muhammad (RA) and was the sister of Hasan (RA) and Hussain (RA). She (RA) died on 15th Rajab 62 AH and she was just 57 years old. In some alleged Muslim societies, a woman’s voice is banned from even being heard in public; and here was Zainab (as) from the Imam’s family who became a public speaker to save Islamic values. Zainab bint Muhammad (Arabic: زَيْنَب بِنْت مُحَمَّد ‎) (599—629 CE) was the eldest daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad by his first wife Khadija bint Khuwaylid.. To fully comprehend the message of Karbala one has to fathom two thoughts. 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