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LALA GHÅYLANA: HADITH & QURAN SCHOLAR, TETOUAN, MOROCCO

The town today of Tetouan, Morocco.

GHAYLÅNA (D. 1189/1775)

Lala Ghaylana, daughter of Faqih Muhammad (Fatha) Ghaylan, in Morocco.

She was a scholar of the women of Tetouan. ( A city in Morocco)

Her father taught her the sciences of the Quran, Hadith, Arabic and Fiqh. Many women studied with her, and she gave them fatwas

Tetouan Morocco 2012

Molly Pitcher fighting in the War of independence against the British.: Courtesy: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/dinner_party/heritage_floor/molly_pitcher.php

 

Meanwhile 1775 in American history:

1775 The revolutionary war or the war of independence was being fought in North America against the British and American women were fighting for their life and their homes.

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HADITH: DOUBLE THE REWARD FOR FREEING A FEMALE SLAVE

HARRIET TUBMAN: American female slave: 1868 courtesy Wikipedia

 

Bukhari Volume 3, Book 46, Number 720:

Narrated Abu Musa:

Allah’s Apostle said, “He who has a slave-girl and educates and treats her nicely and then manumits and marries her, will get a double reward.”

 

Asmå’ : Umar ibn Al Khattabs niece: Hadith transmitter

 

Asmå’ bint Zayd Al Khattab al-Adawiyya: The daughter of the elder brother of Umar ibn Khattab. She transmitted hadith.

Abu Dawud reports her hadith.

It is said that she was one of the Tabi’un although Ibn Hibban and Ibn Manda considered her to be one of the Companions. (Died 105/723)

Excerpt: Muslim Women : A biographical Dictionary

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