Marriage of Aisha, radiyallahu ‘anhaa.

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I have been asked sevral times by muslim and non muslism that: 

Why Prophet Muhammad married Aisha when she was only 9


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Please refer to the following two articles concerning this subject:

Askimam Article – Young Marriage

Askimam Article – The Age of Aishah (radiyallahu `anha) at the Time of Marriage

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad Haris Siddiqui

Student Darul Iftaa
Melbourne, Australia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

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