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Traditions of Lady Zaynab (s.a.)

The most famous narration of Lady Zaynab was her mother's address of Fadak.

Ibn Abu al-Hadid, in Sharh Nahj al-Balaghah. reports the address from al series of narrators all relate to lady Zaynab in more than one way of narration. 'Abdullah ibn 'Abbas also relates the address to Lady Zaynab.1

She also narrated her father's last words to her two brothers and his instructions how to wash his dead body and where to bury him.

She also narrated the story of Imam al-Husayn's birth, as quoted from her mother (a).2

She also narrated the story of the Heavenly Food that Lady Fatimah al-Zahra' prayed to the Lord to give her so as to serve it to her father.3

She also narrated the famous story of her mother's prayer to the believers sayings, "neighbors should be preceded to the family members."4

She also narrated to her nephew, Imam Zayn al-'Abidin the words of the Holy Prophet about what they would face after him.5 In the same manner, she narrated her father's confirmation of Ummu Ayman's narration in the same respect.

1- See Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, al-Aghani.

2- See al-Khazzaz, Kifayat al-Athar.

3- See 'Imaduddin muhammad ibn Ali al-Tusi, Thaqib al-Manqib.

4- See Shaykh Ahmad Zaynuddin al-Ihsa'ie, al-Majami'.

5- See Ibn Qawlawayh, Kamil al-Ziyarah.

Adopted from the book : "Lady Zaynab" by : "Ansariyan Publications"

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