The Prophet’s Marriage to Aisha
By: Mawlana Muhammad Hashim
Unfamiliarity with the life of the Prophet of Islam, his character and teachings and his native culture and the social conditions prevalent during his life can sometimes lead to misunderstandings. A common area of misunderstanding is the subject of the Prophet’s marriages, especially his marriage to Aisha.
At the time of her marriage, Aisha was six, and at the age of nine she started living with the Prophet. Unfamiliarity with this course of events can be resolved to some degree by studying the relevant aspects of the lives of the lives of the Prophet and Aisha, and by learning a bit about cultural norms of the time. Read more