Ruqayyah Bint Muhammad
Hazrat Ruqayyah RA
Ruqayyah bint Muhammad:
Ruqayyah bint Muhammadwas the daughter of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad and Khadija. She had married Utbah ibn Abu Lahab, but he divorced her after her conversion to Islam, after which she married Uthman ibn Affan. She is described as “ذات الهجرتين” meaning “she who emigrated twice” since she participated in both the Migration to Abyssinia and Migration to Medina. She died in Medina in 2 AH, at the same time as the Battle of Badr.
Father: Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allâh al-Mustafa (pbuh&hf), The Prophet2 b. 9 May 570, d. 8 June 632
Mother: Khadîjah bint Khuwaylid banu As’sad al-Qurayshiyya2 b. circa 555, d. between 619 and 620.
Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim was the daughter of Muhammad and Khadijah.1 She was the mother of ‘Abd Allâh ibn ‘Uthman Banu ‘Abd Shams; the son of Ruqaiyah, daughter of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him).3 Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim was born circa 598. She was the daughter of Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allâh al-Mustafa (pbuh&hf), The Prophet and Khadîjah bint Khuwaylid banu As’sad al-Qurayshiyya.2 Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim married `Utbah ibn Abu Lahab Banu Hâshim, son of Clan Chief Abu Lahab ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib Banu Hâshim, before 610; Her 1st. Married in the pre-Islamic period.4,1 Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim and `Utbah ibn Abu Lahab Banu Hâshim were divorced circa 612; When Islam emerged and the Qur’anic verse “May the hands of Abu Lahab perish! May he himself perish” (Surah Al-Masad, Verse 1) was revealed, Abu Lahab told his son to divorce her, the daughter of the Prophet himself.1 Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim married ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan al-Qurayshi, 3rd Rightly Guided Caliph of Islam, son of ‘Affan ibn Abûl ‘Âs, circa 613; Her 2nd (divorcee).1 Ruqaiyah bint Muhammad Banu Hâshim migrated with her 2nd husband to Abyssinia at Africa.1 She died in 623 at 2 A.H., Medina.