Death anniversary of Hazrat Khudaijatul Kubra on Monday
Her death was a great loss to the Prophet (SAW).
The Holy Prophet (SAW) was grieved to the extent that he declared the year of death of Hazrat Abu Talib (A.S.) and Hazrat Khadija (R A.) as Aam- ul-Huzn i.e. the year of mourning.
Sayyiduna Rasoolullah’s (SAW) marriage with Sayyidah Khadija Radi ALLAHu Ta’ala Anha took place about fifteen years before the beginning of the Revelation, he being 25, and she was 40. She was a rich widow and ran a large trade of her own. It was she who offered herself in marriage to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) who was associated with her in trading ventures.
From the time of her marriage with the Holy Prophet till her death, over a period of twenty years, she gave her husband ease of circumstances, and deep love and devotion. “She believed in me when none else did.—APP