Umm al Mu’minin Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha

August 6, 2021

c. Her Knowledge of the Prophetic Sunnah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   c. Her Knowledge of the Prophetic Sunnah Umm al Mu’minin Sayyidah Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha accomplished the mammoth task of transmitting and authenticating a considerable amount of the Prophetic Sunnah. She is reckoned as a specialist in this field owing to her proximity to the Nabi salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. She was his wife, who remained strongly attached to him, hearing what […]
August 6, 2021

b. Knowledge of Qur’an and its Sciences

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   b. Knowledge of Qur’an and its Sciences Umm al Mu’minin Sayyidah Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha is reckoned as a senior Mufassir of her era. Listening to the Glorious Qur’an from a young age contributed to this. She recalls:   لقد أنزل على محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم بمكة وإني لجارية ألعب بَلِ السَّاعَةُ مَوْعِدُهُمْ وَالسَّاعَةُ أَدْهىٰ وَأَمَرُّ وما نزلت سورة البقرة والنساء إلا […]
August 6, 2021

d. Her Knowledge of Fiqh and Fatwa

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   d. Her Knowledge of Fiqh and Fatwa   Sayyidah Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha is justly reckoned as the most knowledgeable and greatest female jurist of the Ummah. In fact, one of the best jurists and most knowledgeable among the Sahabah radiya Llahu ‘anhum. ‘Ata’ rahimahu Llah states:   كانت عائشة أفقه الناس وأعلم الناس وأحسن الناس رأيا في العامة Aisha was the most […]
August 6, 2021

e. Her Knowledge of History

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   e. Her Knowledge of History   Sayyidah Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha had her finger wrapped around history, the significant events of the Arabs, and the biography of the Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. She lived in the time of all four Khalifas and a major portion of the reign of Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhum. Hisham ibn ‘Urwah[1] announces:   […]
August 6, 2021

f. Her Knowledge of Language, Poetry, and Rhetoric

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   f. Her Knowledge of Language, Poetry, and Rhetoric Umm al Mu’minin Sayyidah Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha was on a lofty pedestal of rhetoric and eloquence and had plenty knowledge of poetry. Musa ibn Talhah[1] says:   ما رأيت أحدا أفصح من عائشة I have not seen anyone more articulate than Aisha.[2]   Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu submits:   ما رأيت خطيبا قط […]