Shaikh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (RAA)


U p until 521 AH, at age of fifty-one, he never thought of marriage. He even regarded it as a sort of impediment in the path of spiritual efforts. But as he came to establish contact with the people, in obedience to the commandment of the Holy Prophet ﷺ and in deference to his example, he married four wives, all of whom were models of virtue and devoted to him:

•    Sayyida Madina (ra)
•    Sayyida Sadiqa (ra)
•    Sayyida Mu’minah (ra)
•    Sayyida Mahboobah (ra)