LALA GHÅYLANA: HADITH & QURAN SCHOLAR, 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
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.
HADITH: DOUBLE THE REWARD FOR FREEING A FEMALE SLAVE
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)