Hazrat Asma’s Support and Love for The Prophet saw

Hazrat Asma’s Support and Love for The Prophet saw

Lesson No: 4



Asma bint Abi Bakr, nicknamed Dhat an-Nitaqayn, was a notable companion of Prophet Muhammad and the daughter of the primary Caliph, Abu Bakr. Born around 595/594 CE, she played a crucial part in Islamic history, especially during the movement from Mecca to Medina. Asma’s resourcefulness earned her the title “She of the Two Belts” when she cleverly utilized her garment’s belts to secure arrangements for Muhammad and Abu Bakr within the cave of Tsur.

Hitched to Zubayr ibn al-Awwam some time recently the Hijra, Asma confronted humble beginnings in Medina, arriving with small belongings. Despite their starting hardships, she tirelessly cared for their scanty possessions, indeed crushing date-stones for their horse and carrying them on her head from the plant to their domestic. When advertised a ride by Muhammad, she declined out of humility, dreading her husband’s envy.

Asma’s flexibility and commitment to her family represent her noteworthy commitments to early Islamic society. Her story serves as a motivation for her enduring confidence, genius, and commitment to supporting Prophet Muhammad and the Muslim community amid challenging times.


Hazrat Asma (RA), a girl of Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA), shows colossal strength and faithfulness in confronting difficulty. When Abu Jehl addressed almost her father’s whereabouts, she bravely denied revealing any data, persevering an unforgiving slap within the handle. Concerned about her grandfather’s stress over their money-related state after Hazrat Abu Bakr’s (RA) takeoff, she brilliantly guaranteed him by setting stones beneath a cloth, symbolizing her father’s arrangement for them.

Her child, Hazrat Abdullah Container Zubair (RA), also played a noteworthy part in Islamic history. A strong occurrence outlining Hazrat Asma’s (RA) love and regard for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) happened during the movement, where she risked her life to supply nourishment to the Prophet (SAW) and Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) within the cave of Thaur.

Moreover, Hazrat Asma (RA) exemplified liberality by offering her inherited plant after her sister Hazrat Ayesha’s (RA) passing and conveying the continues among the poor and needy. Her life is a significant lesson in bravery, honesty, devotion, liberality, and patience. The persevering message from her life is to live a life guided by these ethics.

In conclusion, Hazrat Asma (RA) remains a reference point of light for all, symbolizing faithful confidence, resilience, and an excellent commitment to the principles of Islam. 

Q: What happened when Abu Jehl asked about Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)?

A: When Abu Jehl asked Hazrat Asma (RA) about her father’s whereabouts, she counter-questioned him, “How would I know?” This infuriated Abu Jehl. He slapped Hazrat Asma’s (RA) face so hard that her earring fell off. She faced him bravely and did not reveal the secret.

Q: Why was Hazrat Abu Quhafaa (RA) worried?

A: Hazrat Abu Quhafaa (RA) was worried that Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) had taken all the wealth with him leaving him and his children empty-handed and helpless.

Q: How did Hazrat Asma (RA) console her grandfather?

A: She immediately gathered some pebbles and put them at the place where her father used to keep his money and jewels and covered them with a piece of cloth. She called her grandfather and told him that her father had left all that for us. He touched the cloth and his concern was alleviated. In this way, Hazrat Asma (RA) consoled her grandfather.

Q:  Who was Hazrat Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA)?

A: Hazrat Abdullah Bin Zubair (RA) was son of Hazrat Asma (RA).

Q: Which incident in the story showed Hazrat Asma’s (RA) love and respect for the Rasool (SAW)?

A: The role of Hazrat Asma (RA) played at the time of the migration of the Rasool (SAW) showed her love and respect for the Rasool (SAW). Disbelievers of Makkah were bent upon taking the life of the Rasool (SAW) and were looking for him. She risked her life and supplied food to Rasool (SAW) and his father, Abu Bakr (RA) in the cave of Thaur courageously.

Q: Which incident in the story tells about the generosity of Hazrat Asma (RA)?

A: When Hazrat Asma (RA) inherited a garden after the death of her sister Hazrat Ayesha (RA) she sold it and gave away all the money to the poor and the needy. She felt pleasure in doing so.

Q: What message do you get from the life of Hazrat Asma (RA)?

A: The message we get from the life of Hazrat Asma (RA) is that one should live a life of bravery, truthfulness, generosity, and patience.

Q: “Her life would always be a beacon of light for all of us” How?

A: Hazrat Asma (RA) was an embodiment of bravery generosity and patience. She had a resolution of faith in Allah Almighty and always showed patience in suffering and hardships. Therefore, her life will always be a beacon of light for all of us.


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