How many maternal and paternal aunts did the Prophet (pbuh) have?

The Answer

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- We understand from verse 50 of the chapter of al-Ahzab that the Prophet (pbuh) had maternal and paternal aunts.

- The Prophet (pbuh) had six paternal aunts. Their names were Bayda, Barra, Atika, Safiyya, Arwa, Umayma. Atika, Safiyya and Arwa were believers.

- The Prophet (pbuh) had two maternal aunts called Farida and Fahita. Both of them died before he was given the duty of prophethood.

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