Khadijah was born around in Mecca. Her father, Khuwaylid bin Asad, was a popular leader in the tribe of Quraysh and a successful. Khadijah, may Allah be pleased with her, came from a noble family. Two more sons, called Tayyib and Tahir, were also born, but they too died in their infancy. Khadijah al-Kubra daughter of Khuwaylid ibn (son of) Asad ibn Abdul-`Uzza ibn According to a number of sources, Khadijah was born in A.D. and died .. (ع) daughter of Muhammad (ص), Maryam bint `Umran (Mary daughter of Amram), .

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Having been defeated, he fled for Media in northwestern Iran, homeland of Persian Mede tribesmen, and from there to Merv, an ancient Central Asian city near modern day Mary in Turkmenistan until very khuwayldi one of the republics of the Soviet Unionwhere he was killed by a miller.

If you wish to research the life of this great lady, and if you do not have al-Majlisi’s volume encyclopedia titled Bihar al-Anwarthe best references are: The Women of Madina p. The more Khadijah came to know about her husband, the more she loved and respected him. After three years of constant khavijah, a hint of his, called Khawla, went to him and pointed out that his house was sadly neglected and that his daughters needed a mother to look after them.

KHADIJA bint Khuwaylid

Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him had announced that he was a Messenger of Allah and had started preaching a new religion called Islam. Like Khadijah, he had done all that he could do to help the Prophet peace and blessings of Allah be upon himand had spent all his wealth in the way of Allah.

The slain emperor left two daughters who, during their attempt to escape, following the murder bit their father, were caught and sold as slaves. Muhammad was sometimes referred to as Abu Qasimmeaning the father of Qasim. Their first son was Qasimwho died before his second birthday [33] hence Muhammad’s kunya Abu Qasim.


This displeased him, but forbearing as he was, he just sighed and answered, “I have not yet found a better wife than her. Ibn Sa’d’s Kitab khuwwylid al-Kabirpp. They are from Surah Iqra or Al-‘Alaq.

Ibn Sa’d’s Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, vol. The first son, Qasim ibn Muhammad, died when he was two. When she left after the festivities, Khadjiah presented her with household goods, a camel and forty goats as an expression of gratitude to the lady who had taken such good care of Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him in his infancy.

One day her innate feminine envy overtook her sense of decorum and she spoke in disparaging terms of her, wondering why the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him missed her when he was blessed with a better, younger wife by Allah. Credits New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards.

When he said he had no objection, she asked why he had not yet got married. He called out to Khadijah asking her to cover him with a sheet or a blanket.

Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad

He gladly accepted the offer and started working for her. They had shared twenty-five years of marriage together and she had given birth to five of his children. In the years immediately following Khadija’s death, Muhammad faced persecution from opponents of his message kjadijah also from some who originally followed him but had now turned back.

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid Arabic: Before marrying the Prophet Muhammad, Khadijah was widowed twice. Many choose this name to commemorate the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad. She is regarded as giography of the most important women in Islam, and in terms of the progression of Islam, the most important out of all of Muhammad’s wives.

However, Muhammad and Khadijah also had four daughters who survived: Here is a brief account of Khadijah’s daughters:. The Life of Muhammad Biogtaphy ed. For three years the small Muslim community lived a life of hardship and deprivation, but although they suffered from hunger and thirst, and from exposure to heat and cold, this was a time in which the hearts of the first Muslims were both purified and also filled with the light of knowledge and wisdom.


The Prophet peace and blessings be upon him was then twenty-five years of age and Khadijah was forty years old. Her husband had also died, leaving her a very wealthy woman. She became the first person to follow Muhamamd.

His nose was aquiline and his mouth was finely shaped. Khadijah was the ideal wife and mother. Besides Paganism, other “religions” in Arabia included star worship and fetishism.

Important Figures: Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

When she comes to you, give her greetings of peace from her Lord and from me, and give her the good news of a palace of jewels in the Garden, where there will be neither any biographyy nor any tiredness. For the name Khadija, see Khadija name. Then the being disappeared.

When I sometimes said to him, ” You treat Khadijah in such a way as if there is no woman on Earth except Khadijah,” he would say, “Khadijah was such-and-such, and from her I had children. These soothing and encouraging words of sympathy and understanding from Khadijah gave him immeasurable strength and confidence.

This paper about Khadijah al-Kubra, may the Almighty reward her on behalf of the Muslim umma from the first generations to the last, was written and widely circulated by myself, author of this book, on May 12,when I was living in Falls Church, Virginia, U.