Month: November 2018

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Asterisk Female Companions of the Prophet | Umm Haram
30/11/2018 The Fit Hijabi in Guest / No comments

The real name of “Hala Sultan”, whom we know as the spiritual guard of Cyprus, is “Umm Haram”. This great mujahid of Islam, who went as far as Cyprus from Madinah though she was old in order to be one of the people the Messenger of Allah mentioned, is the maternal aunt of Anas bin Malik, the great Companion. She is also the sister of Haram bin Mil­han, one of the great Companions. She is one of the relatives of the Prophet through her maternal aunts and she is also the foster-aunt of the Prophet. She was married to Amr bin Qays before Islam. She became a Muslim in the first years of Islam in Madinah. She asked her husband to become a Muslim but he did not accept it. Umm Haram, who did not want to live with a polytheist, did not hesitate to leave her husband. After a while, she married Ubada bin Samit.

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Asterisk Female Companions of the Prophet | Umm Ruman
23/11/2018 The Fit Hijabi in Guest / No comments

Umm Ruman was a widow when she married Hz. Abu Bakr. Hz. Aisha and Hz. Abdurahman were born out of this marriage. She became a Muslim during the first years of Islam. She supported Hz. Abu Bakr during the days of trouble and torture. She showed patience in the presence of all of the hardships in the way of Allah. She never complained though she underwent material and spiritual problems.

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Asterisk Female Companions of the Prophet | Umm Sulaym
16/11/2018 The Fit Hijabi in Guest / No comments

The real name of Umm Sulaym was “Ghumaysa”. She was from Madinah. 

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Asterisk Female Companions of the Prophet | Umm Sharik
09/11/2018 The Fit Hijabi in Guest / No comments

One of the lucky women who believed in the Messenger of Allah and underwent a lot of trouble in the way of Islam is Umm Sharik (r.anha). This blessed woman, who persevered in her belief despite the trouble she underwent and who did not give up surrendering to Allah Almighty and trust in Him, received the grace of Allah Almighty a few times. 

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Asterisk Female Companions of the Prophet | Umm Umara
02/11/2018 The Fit Hijabi in Guest / No comments

The Muslims of Madinah received the Prophet and those who believed in him with open arms. They were impatient to embrace them. 75 people, 2 of whom were female, went to Aqaba in order to invite meet the Messenger of Allah and to invite him to Madinah. One of those two women was Umm Umara, whose real name was Nasiba.

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