Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Fatima al-Zahra (a) in the Words of the Infallibles

Muslims have always had high regard for Lady Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet, the wife of Imam Ali, the mother of all the Imams, and the most exemplary woman in Islam. Despite many efforts made to introduce this unique woman to the people of the world, more work is to be done. This article introduces some of the facets of her status and personality by relying on the words of the Prophet, the Imams, and Lady Fatima herself. Some of her merits include her being a leader of all women who was infallible, an angel in the form of a human, and an intercessor on the Day of Judgment. She was privileged with having spoken to the angels and her pleasure and displeasure was God’s pleasure and displeasure. Moreover, heaven is given as a reward to those who send their peace on her.

 

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