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Ziarat of Hadrat Ummul Baneen

Ziarat of Hadrat Ummul Baneen

Peace be on you, the wife of the beloved one of Allah,

Peace be on you, the wife of the Commander of the Faithful,

Peace be on you, O Ummul Baneen

Peace be on you, the mother of Abbas, son of Amir al-Mu’mineen, Ali ibn Abu Talib,

May Allah be pleased with you and make Jannat your home and resting place, with God’s mercy and blessings
Umm ul-Banin in the Sight of Ahlul Bayt (a.s.)

Umm-ul-Banin had full knowledge of the actual standings and heavenly ranks of the Ahl-ul-Bayt; therefore, she performed her duty towards them so perfectly. Historian have recorded that when she was carried to her husband’s house, al-Hasan and al-Hussein were sick. As soon as she noticed so, she, willingly, went on caressing them, using the nicest language. Since that moment, she went on treating them so kindly. From this cause, she could occupy a great position in the sight of the Ahl-ul-Bayt who had great regard for her, especially for her unique situation of loyalty for Imam al-Hussein (a.s.).

As soon as she was back home after the tragedy of Karbala, Zeinab, daughter of Imam Ali, visited Umm-ul-Banin for consoling her for the martyrdom of her four sons. Moreover, Zeinab used to visit her on the Eids.1

Umm-ul-Banin gave birth of four sons; al-Abbas, Abdullah, Jafar, and Uthman. After the death of Imam Ali, she did not marry again until she died.

* Adopted from the book: “Al-Abbas”

1- See al-Shahid ul-Awwal; al-Majmou’a.

 

Umm ul-Banin in the Sight of Muslims
Like the Ahl-ul-Bayt, this lady occupies a great position in the sights of Muslims. Many believe that she has a great position in the sight of God Who will surely respond to any request that is presented through the intercession of her great position.

It is natural that such a great lady occupies a great position in the sight of God because she sacrificed her four sons for His sake.

* Adopted from the book: “Al-Abbas”

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