Age of Hazrat Aaishah (radhiyallahu anha) when she went to live with Hazrat Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)

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Q: Are there any scholars that narrate Aisha’s (radhiyallahu anha) age being older than 9 when she married Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)?


A: Bukhaari Shareef and all reliable hadeeth kitaabs state that she went to live with Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) at the age of nine.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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