Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Sayyidah Nafisah: An Exemplar Lady

Islam urges mankind to purify themselves and provides them with male and female role models in order to guide people to successfully live their lives. In all ages, those who have reached a high level of spirituality and attained nearness to God are worthy of being exemplars for those who desire guidance. Lady Nafisah led her life as that example, as one who was well-known for her asceticism, worship, and miracles.  This article offers a brief biography of this revered woman, with a description of her noble qualities and its influence on those who were acquainted with her and benefited from her support.

 

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