After Sheikh Muzaffer
A companion once asked the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him (PBUH)):
Who is the most important person for the soul in Islam?’
The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) replied:
The companion pressed the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) for more information.
‘Who is the next most important person?’
Once more, the Prophet Muhammad replied:
The companion repeated the question a third time.
He received the same answer:
Finally, on the fourth repetition of this question, the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) responded:
Who says Islam doesn’t respect women?
Adapted from (source): Ozak, Sheikh Muzaffer. Blessed Virgin Mary. Westport: Pir, 1991.