THE LIFE OF
FATIMA AZ-ZAHRA'

The Principal of all Women
Study and analysis

حياة فاطمة الزهراء

By: Allamah Baqir Shareef al-Qurashi
Translated by: Abdullah al-Shahin
 

Publisher: Ansariyan Publications – Qum
First Edition 14272006 - 1385
Thamin Al-a'immah Press
Quantity:2000
Number of Pages: 264
Size: 162 x 229 mm
ISBN: 964-438-817-8
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

DEDICATION 4
Quranic Verses 11
Before your hands 12
A word by the Verifier 13
Foreword 15
The noble lineage 25
  Her father
Her mother
25
25
  The wealth of Khadijah
The Prophet (a.s.) trades with her money
The marriage of the Prophet with Khadijah
The speech of Abu Talib
In the cave of Hara’
Khadijah with Waraqah
Khadijah and Ali the first Muslims
Moral assistance to the Prophet (a.s.)
Economical assistance
Greetings from Allah to Khadijah
Her house in the Paradise
Her position near the Prophet (a.s.)
The gifts of Allah on her
To the Paradise
26
26
27
27
28
29
30
32
32
32
32
33
34
35
Fatima’s birth and upbringing 37
    Date of her birth
Place of her birth
Her name
Her epithets
Her surnames
38
38
38
39
40
Her upbringing 42
  From the Prophet’s educational programs to Fatima
Some du’as from the Prophet to Fatima
Her similarity to the Prophet (a.s.)
Fatima; the principal of women
42
43
45
46
FATIMA’S CHARACTERISTICS 49
  Infallibility 49
Proofs on her infallibility 49
Charity to the poor
Asceticism
Chastity and veiling
Deep faith
Devotedness
50
52
54
55
55
Her du’a on turning to Allah
Her du’a on resorting to Allah
Her du’a of tasbih
Her du’a on an important thing
Her du’a for making things easy
Her du’a for healing
Her du’a in morning and evening
Her du’a at sleeping
Her du’a of Saturday
Her du’a on Sunday
Her du’a on Monday
Her du’a on Tuesday
Her du’a on Wednesday
Her du’a on Thursday
Her du’a on Friday
Her amulet
56
56
57
57
57
58
58
58
59
59
59
59
60
60
60
61
Tasbih of Fatima (a.s)
Fatima’s worship
61
63
  Her du’a after the Dhuhr (noon) Prayer
Her du’a after the Asr Prayer
Her supplication after the Maghrib (sunset) Prayer
Her supplication after the Isha (evening) Prayer
63
66
70
74
FATIMA IN THE QUR’AN AND THE SUNNA 79
  Her position in the Qur'an 79
  The verse of Mawaddah
The verse of Abrar
The verse of Tat’hir
The Verse of Mubahalah
79
82
83
85
In the Sunna
Traditions About the pure progeny
88
90
  1. The tradition of ath-Thaqalayn
3. The tradition of as-Safeenah (the Ark)
3. The tradition of Amaan
90
92
93
THE MARRIAGE OF FATIMA WITH IMAM ALI 97
    The dowry of Fatima
Her furniture
The sermon of marriage
The banquet of marriage
The house
The wedding
The house that Fatima lived in
The house affairs
Fatima’s children are the Prophet’s children
99
99
101
103
103
104
105
106
108
The pure progeny 113
  Imam al-Hasan (a.s.) 113
  His education
His moralities
His patience
His generosity
His asceticism
His worship
His caliphate
116
116
117
118
119
119
120
Imam al-Husayn 122
  His birth
The Prophet’s love to al-Husayn
The Prophet tells about Imam al-Husayn’s martyrdom
Imam Ali foretells Imam Husayn’s martyrdom
Imam al-Husayn (a.s.) and Umar
Imam al-Husayn (a.s.) with Mo’awiya
The political conference in Mecca
Mo’awiya’s perishment
Imam al-Husayn’s revolt
Martyrdom
122
124
125
130
134
134
135
136
137
138
Lady Zaynab
Her birth
139
139
  Her epithets
Her birth date
Her Upbringing
True faith in Allah
Patience
Dignity and honor
Courage
With the immortal tragedy
To the Better World
140
141
141
142
143
143
144
145
146
Umm Kulthum
Al-Muhsin
147
147
HER SCIENTIFIC AND INTELLECTUAL HERITAGE 149
  Musnad Fatima
Eloquence
The Mus’haf (book) of Fatima
149
157
158
FATIMA AND THE GREAT ISLAMIC REVOLUTION 159
  Noble values 160
  1. Equity
2. Women liberation
3. Prohibition of adultery
4. Prohibition of usury
5. Prohibition of alcohol
6. Fighting against poverty
7. Spreading of knowledge
160
161
162
162
162
162
163
Fear of Quraysh 163
  Inciting their children to harm the Prophet (a.s.)
Accusing the Prophet (a.s.) of madness
Accusing him of magic
Torturing the believers
163
164
164
164
Fatima with her father 164
  Quraysh agree on killing the Prophet (a.s.)
The Prophet’s immigration to Yathrib
Imam Ali sleeps in the Prophet’s bed
Yathrib receives the Prophet
Imam Ali’s immigration to Yathrib
At the Battle of Uhud
The battle of al-Ahzab
The Prophet with his daughter in travel and residence
165
166
166
167
168
169
169
170
ELECTING IMAM ALI FOR ISLAMIC CALIPHATE 171
  The Prophet nominates Ali 173
  Why the Prophet nominated Ali 173
THE SIGNS OF THE DEPARTURE TO ALLAH 179
  The Farewell Hajj
The general conference
The Conference of Ghadeer Khum
180
180
182
IMMORTAL TRAGEDY 185
  The Prophet’s last illness 185
  The Army of Usama
Asking people’s pardon
The Prophet gives as charity all what he possesses
The calamity of Thursday
Fatima’s distress
The Prophet recommends of his family
The Prophet’s inheritance for his two grandsons
To the High Paradise
Preparing the holy corpse for burial
The prayer over the holy corpse
The burial
186
188
191
191
193
195
195
195
198
199
199
THE GREAT TRIAL 201
    1. The Alawids
2. The party of Quraysh
3. The party of the Ansar
201
201
202
The Conference of al-Saqeefa 203
  The speech of Sa’d
The speech of Abu Bakr
The homage to Abu Bakr
Al-Habbab’s speech
Abu Sufyan’s situation
Imam Ali refrains from pledging allegiance
Forcing the Imam to pay homage
1. The attack on Imam Ali’s house
2. The aggression against Fatima (a.s.)
3. Abrogating the Khums
4. Confiscation of Fadak
Fatima asks for Fadak
205
207
209
210
213
214
215
217
220
222
223
225
THE IMMORTAL, HISTORIC SERMON OF FATIMA 227
  Her speech to the women 237
  Unacceptable excuse
Deep sorrow
240
241
TO THE GARDEN OF ABODE 243
    Fatima’s age
Her Holy Shrine
247
248
ZIYARAH OF LADY FATIMA 249
    Ziyārah of Lady Fatima on 3rd of Jumādā al-ªkhirah
Ziyārah of Lady Fatima on Sundays
262
263