Lady Zainab (s.a.), the daughter of Imam Ali (a.s.) and Lady Fatima (s.a.), was an exemplary woman of great ability, intelligence, knowledge, insight, courage and perseverance; she performed her divine duties to the best of her ability. She was born to a family formed by the Prophet (peace be upon him and his household), the most outstanding figure in history. The Prophet's wife Lady Khadija (s.a.) a devoted woman was her maternal grandmother, and her paternal grandmother was Fatima daughter of Assad, who mothered and nursed the Prophet (peace be upon him and his household). The members of the family, in trio hierarchical order, were all great.
Lady Zainab (s.a.) was a brilliant star in the mandate sky that received rays of holiness from the five suns.
It was through her holy origins and pious edification that she manifested so great a fortitude in Karbala (Iraq).
The life of the daughter of Lady Al-Zahra (s.a.) was always laden with hardships, but she never feared coping with difficulties, this enhanced her endurance and elevated her soul.