Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra’s (RA) life is a beacon of light for women: Quratulain Fatima

Addressing a programme in connection with the death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA), Ms Quratulain Fatima, daughter of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, said that the life of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) provides a complete beacon of light for today’s women. She was a wealthy woman and big trader of the Arab but she devoted her entire riches to the cause of Islam and the Holy Prophet (SAW). She faced every difficulty with forbearance for the sake of Allah and His Prophet (SAW).

Mrs Quratulain Fatima said that Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) was a person who devoted herself to worship and remained consistent in the face of difficult times despite being rich. She embraced Islam at a time when no other person was ready to do so.

She said that Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) gave unflinching support and encouragement to the Holy Prophet (SAW) when people would create difficulties for him. She possessed excellence character and was known as Tahira for her piety. She said that if we wanted to put our lives on the path of piety and good works, we would have to receive light from the life of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) because her life is an ideal for our guidance.

Mrs Quratulain said that Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) was an honest, brave and generous woman who stood by the Prophet of Islam (SAW) through thick and thin. It is the privilege and honour of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) that she gave birth to the Prophet’s daughter Hazrat Fatima (RA). After her death, the tears would come to the eyes of the Holy Prophet (SAW) whenever her name was mentioned. The Holy Prophet (SAW) would remember her services for the cause of Islam and pay her tribute.

Mrs Fatima Mash`hadi, central president of MWL, Sumaira Rafaqat Advocate, secretary General of MWL, Aneela Dogar and others also spoke on the occasion.