Maymuna Bint Harith, Wife of the Prophet (ﷺ)
An Impure Heart in a Pure Court [Hikam 13]
Her father was Al-Harith ibn Hazn from the Hilali tribe of Mecca. Her mother was Hind bint Awf from the Himyari tribe in Yemen. Her full sister was Lubaba the Elder. Her paternal half-sisters were Layla (Lubaba the Younger), Huzayla and Azza. Her maternal half-siblings were Mahmiyah ibn Jaz’i al-Zubaydi, Asma bint Umays (a wife of Abu Bakr), Salma bint Umays (a wife of Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib) and Awn ibn Umays.
In this series titled ‘Women around the Messenger ﷺ’ the Shaykh will speak about the inspirational life of Muslim women who lived during the life of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Why were they so inspirational? What lessons can we learn from their experiences? How can we benefit from their lives today and much more?