Rufaydah Al-Aslamiyyah

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Rufaydah Al-Aslamiyyah, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the great female companions. She, may Allah be pleased with her, was one of the residents of Madeenah, and was known for her generosity and sacrifice. She, may Allah be pleased with her, was loyal to her belief and loved her Lord and His Messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ).
She, may Allah be pleased with her, had dedicated herself to her Lord and His Messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ). She, may Allah be pleased with her, had famous positions in defense of the Islamic creed, protection of Islam and fighting for the sake of Allah.

She, may Allah be pleased with her, used to treat the injured on the battle field during the fights and would fulfill her duties towards the Muslims in a perfect manner which granted her a distinct status with the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ).

This great female companion, may Allah be pleased with her, devoted herself to Allah and His messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ) and had many famous cases where she defended Islam and struggled for the sake of the religion. She, may Allah be pleased with her, used to treat injured men during the battles and would fulfill her duties towards all Muslims in a perfect manner.

She, may Allah be pleased with her, had a special status with the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ) who would honor and respect her a lot. "When Sa'd ibn Mu'aath, may Allah be pleased with him, got injured during the battle of The Trench, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ) commanded that he be treated in her tent so that he would be close to him and could check on his situation. Rufaydah Al-Aslamiyyah, may Allah be pleased with her, used to treat injured people during the battles, and would serve them herself. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allah exalt his mention ) would pass by Sa'd ibn Mu'aath, may Allah be pleased with him, daily and ask how he was doing, and the later would inform him." [Ibn Al-Atheer]

History books reflect a bright biography of this noble female companion, may Allah be pleased with her, and her sacrifice and struggle for the sake of Islam asking nothing in return except the promised reward from Allah Almighty.

Undoubtedly, she, may Allah be pleased with her, has set a lofty example for our wives, daughters and sisters, who need to follow her footsteps.

 

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