Category Archives - Role Models for Muslim Women

THE SISTER WHO QUIETLY CRIED DURING TARAWEEH

June 3, 2017 - No Comments

As we prayed isha and taraweeh, the sister next to me quietly cried.
I couldn’t help but wonder how many sisters in that room were

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Abu Bakr As-Siddique (Radhi Allahu anhu)

February 1, 2016 - One Comment

He is the first of the four most illustrious sahaabah (radhiyallaahu anhum). His name – Abu Bakr As-Siddique (radhiyalaahu anhu), well-known for his close companionship

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Uthmaan bin Affaan (RadhiAllahu Anhu)

October 26, 2015 - No Comments

 
You will find him amongst the Huffaadh, for he memorised the entire Qur’aan and recited it daily.
You will find him amongst the Mujahideen

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Az-Zubair bin al-Awwām (Radhi Allahu anhu)

November 5, 2014 - One Comment

Who was az-Zubayr bin al-Awwam?
His name is az-Zubayr bin al-Awwām bin Khuwaylid bin Asad bin Abd al-Uzzā bin Qusay bin Kilab al-Qurashī al-Asadī

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Who is the ideal woman?

April 30, 2013 - 3 Comments

All great men have been nurtured in the laps of women.  As the famous saying states,
“Behind every successful man there is a woman.” It

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O’ Muslimah! You can be equal to a man in…..or greater…

March 28, 2013 - 6 Comments

I entered a large society. I walked through its districts and roamed through its squares. I wanted to explore its condition and discover its hiding

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Mus’ab ibn Umayr (radi Allahu anhu)

February 1, 2013 - 2 Comments

Big city, bright lights, cars flash by in fast lanes. Young Muslims are getting ready to hit the night scene. Branded shoes and designer clothes

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“Ahad!Ahad!”

October 15, 2012 - No Comments

There he lay, on the burning sands of the Arabian desert with a heavy rock placed upon his chest. Unable to move a limb and

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The Prince Who Fell In Love With Allah

July 10, 2012 - No Comments

As a young boy, Abbas, one of the sons of Harun Rasheed liked to talk and listen to good religious people. He would visit graveyards

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Hadhrat Juwaria bint Harith (Radi Allahu Anha)

July 10, 2012 - One Comment

The chieftain of the tribe Banu Mustalaq was Harith bin Abi Dhirar, who was an arrogant man drunk with his power and wealth. He had

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A Woman’s Aspirations

June 7, 2012 - No Comments

 So remarkable is this incident that it has always had an inspirational impact on all those that ever came to hear of it. The story

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Who’s to say we can’t do the same!

June 6, 2012 - One Comment

The blessed Sahabiyaat witnessed such an era where in a father used to bury alive his baby daughter, women were humiliated and then made to

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The First lady

May 31, 2012 - One Comment

The pages of history are replete with accounts of unbelievable hardships faced by righteous men and their piety. Not only men but women too have

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Maryam(Radi allahu anha)

May 29, 2012 - One Comment

After she was born, her mother took her to Baytul Maqdis in fulfillment of her vow. When she reached the  Musjid. She informed the pious

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The Queen of Paradise (Part 2)

May 26, 2012 - 3 Comments

Fatima (radhiallahu anha) was given a few titles . The first, ‘Umm al-Hassan wal-Hussain’ the mother of Hassan & Hussain. Another title granted to her was Az-Zahra

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The Queen of Paradise (Part 1)

May 23, 2012 - No Comments

A woman known for her forbearance, patience, determination and will power, she truly had inherited the intellect and wisdom, piety and sanctity, generosity and benevolence

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Sumayya (radi Allahu anha)

May 20, 2012 - 2 Comments

She was one Of those who stood firm and resolute upon the worship of Allah when the Muslims were few and their success were only

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The Mother Of Maryam (radi Allahu anha)

May 13, 2012 - No Comments

Her name is Hannah, her husband’s name Is Imraan who is the father of Maryam.When she fell pregnant, she took a vow that when she

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The Position Of Women In Islam

May 5, 2012 - 3 Comments

There she goes; that poor woman all covered on a scorching day, I’m sure she doesn’t own a single thing, do you think her husband

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