Aisha Bint Abu Bakr

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Aisha Bint Abu Bakr has a major and significant role in adjusting the Muslim Ummah. It was she who was named the mother of the believers, it was she who transmitted 2210 ahadeeth that we find in books of Prophetic narrations that we read today and it was she who memorised the amazing and glorious book of Allah (s.w.t) the Quran, but who is this decent women? Aisha Bint Abu Bakr was one of the wives of The Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w). She has contributed a lot for the sake of Islam as many hadiths have been narrated from her. Aisha (R.A) was born in 614 CE in the well-known city of Mecca after both her parents had embraced Islam. This was an advantage for Aisha (R.A) as she was free from any polytheism since she was born. However her death took place in Medina when she was at the age of 65 in 678 CE during the blessed month of Ramadan. Aisha was born to Umm Ruman and Abu Bakr As-Sadiq who was the closest companion to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) and had the significant role of being the first khalifa of Islam. Most scholars say that Aisha (r.a) was only 9 when The Prophet (s.a.w) asked for her hand in marriage and he was at the age of 43; however she only went to live with the prophet when she reached maturity at the age of 12.

Aisha had a very amazing and astonishing personality that surprised
Other women
everyone. Aisha (r.a) had significant intelligence and was very knowledgeable. Aisha (RA) was a very brave person that wasn’t frightened of talking back to people in order to find out the truth. When she would beat someone in an argument, The Prophet (s.a.w) would display a smile upon his face and would comment ‘she is the daughter of Abu Bakr (R.A). It was once said that Aisha was so wise that if her knowledge was placed on one side of the scales and all of the other women on the other, Aisha’s side would outweigh the other. Aisha bint Abu Bakr (R.A) is undoubtedly one of the greatest teachers produced by Islam. She had an important role...
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