Hazrat Ayesha Quotes: Hazrat Ayesha R.A, One of the Prophet Muhammad’s (Peace and Blessings upon Him) wives full name is Ayesha bint Abu Bakr R.A. Ayesha R.A was also the daughter of Hazrat Abu Bakr R.A, the first Caliph of Islam and Prophet Muhammad PBUH’s beloved and trusted companion.
One of the meanings of her name Ayesha is ‘life’. Throughout the text, we have written R.A. with the name of Hazrat Ayesha R.A and other blessed companions. This salutation means May Allah be pleased with her (R.A).
Hazrat Ayesha R.A is recognized as one of the mothers of believers (Muslims), along with Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him) and other wives. Hazrat Ayesha R.A has made significant contributions to spreading the word of Islam.
She was a remarkable scholar of Islam and one of the most famous ahadith narrators. Here we have listed quotes by Hazrat Ayesha R.A and also some of the many Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him) that Hazrat Ayesha R.A has recorded.
Hazrat Ayesha R.A: Mother of Believers
Prophet Muhammad’s (Peace and Blessings upon Him) wives are called the Mothers of the Believers. This is because they deserve the utmost respect, and they could never re-marry after being married to Prophet Muhammad due to their respected status.
Here is our detailed post on all 11 Wives Of The Prophet PBUH And Their Beautiful Qualities.
The Holy Quran states in (33: 6): ‘The Prophet is nearer to the believers than their own selves, and his wives are their mothers’. The Holy Quran gives a set of instructions to all mothers of Believers regarding ethics and modesty. Any Muslim woman who wishes to achieve piousness like them should follow those codes of behaviour.
A Significant Scholar of Islam
Ayesha R.A is one of the four scholars of Islam, besides Abu Hurairah, Abdullah ibn Umar, and Anas ibn Malik R.A who have transmitted hadiths of more than two thousand in number. She was present during the period of all the four caliphs, and due to her immense knowledge and wisdom, even Caliphs used to approach her for advice on matters of Deen.
I would also recommend that you go through this list of Top Islamic Scholars in the World.
Hazrat Ayesha (R.A)’s Contribution to Islam
Hazrat Ayesha R.A was a Hafiza, which means she memorized the entire Holy Quran. She witnessed Sunnah and the speech of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him) and thus narrated many Hadith. Her narrations and wisdom are recorded in various Islamic literature that Muslims benefit from to date.
Islamic Quotes by Hazrat Ayesha
Now, let’s have a look at some beautiful sayings of Hazrat Ayesha and what we can learn from them.
1- Hazrat Ayesha Quote on the Birth of a Child
The following quote by Hazrat Ayesha R.A is full of wisdom that contrary to the question most people ask about the child’s gender at birth (and sadly like days of ignorance celebrate the news of a baby boy’s birth), she was concerned about the bigger picture and focused on the baby’s health.
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2- Her Relationship with Prophet Muhammad PBUH
The following quote tells how she used to be playful with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and holds a lesson for all of us to be friendly towards our spouses.
3- Hadith on Healthy Eating
The following quote is one of the many Hadith narrated by Hazrat Ayesha R.A about healthy eating:
Ayesha R.A participated in all the major battles, that is, the battles of Badr, Uhud, and Al-Khandaq (the Ditch). She showed her enthusiasm and contributed to the battles by offering water to the Muslim army and looking after those who were not well and wounded.
4 – What hazrat Ayesha Said About Prophet Muhammad
The following quote by Hazrat Ayesha R.A tells how Prophet Muhammad PBUH was polite towards others and did not have an abusive attitude towards servants or women.
5- Hadith on Deeds that are Loved by Allah SWT
The following Hadith is one of the many popular Hadiths narrated by Hazrat Ayesha R.A.
Her narrated Hadith are gems of wisdom for all generations and reflect on Prophet Muhammad’s (Peace and Blessings upon Him) private life, topics of inheritance, pilgrimage, and much more.
6- Quote that Explained Quranic Ayah
Hazrat Ayesha(R.A) has recorded many Hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him). She is one of the leading narrators of Hadith along with Abu Hurairah (r.a). Here we have quoted a few of her narrated Hadith.
The following quote focuses on the Quranic verse about the prohibition of Riba and intoxicants in Islam. The Prophet Muhammad PBUH practically immediately took an action as witnessed by Hazrat Ayesha R.A and so it holds a strong message for all of us.
7- Quote About Rain
Here are some more Duas & Sunnahs of Rain in Islam.
8- Never Approach Biddah (innovation in Deen):
9- Hadith About Umar (R.A)
This Hadith tells how Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him) used to admire strong personalities like Hazrat Umar R.A and we should also aspire to be strong as him.
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10- Quote when Abu Bakr R.A was Leading Prayers
Al-Haakim said in his book, Al-Mustadrak. “One-fourth of the rule of Sharee’ah was narrated on the authority of Aisha.” Ayesha R.A is undoubtedly a role model for Muslim girls and women of today to seek religious knowledge and be an authority on religious matters.
11- Hadith About Congregation Prayer
This Hadith narrated by Hazrat Ayesha R.A tells about the benefit of praying in the congregation:
Also, Hazrat Ayesha R.A is an exemplary woman to whom men came for consultation, which is rare in today’s progressive era. We should teach our children real-life stories of women heroes like Hazrat Aisha R.A, so they too aspire to be an icon of Islam regardless of gender.
12- Quote About Places of Worship
Hazrat Ayesha R.A’s Death
Hazrat Ayesha R.A dedicatedly served Islam and continued Prophet Muhammad’s (Peace and Blessings upon Him) mission for forty years after his death. In the Holy month of Ramadan in 58 A.H., Ayesha R.A was ill, and she left for the final abode on the 17th of Ramadan. She was sixty-six years old. She left her will that stated not to lay a piece of red velvet on her bier.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What did Hazrat Ayesha say about Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him)?
Hazrat Ayesha (R.A.) narrates that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings upon Him) said that the best among you is the one who is good to one’s family, and I am the best for my family.
Q. How many Hadiths did Ayesha (R.A.) narrate?
Ayesha R.A has the honour of narrating more than 2000 hadiths. The other three Muslims who narrated more than 2000 hadiths are Abu Huraira, Abdullah ibn Umar, and Anas ibn Malik RA.
Q. What is the hadith chain?
A hadith has two parts: Sanad and matn. The first is called its chain, which is the sanad of the narrators through whom the text has reached the muhaddith, who has collected the Hadith and recorded it in his book called a collection of Ahadith. Matn is the gist or the science of the Hadith,
Q. What are the three types of Hadith?
The three types of Hadith are:
- dhaif, which is weak Hadith,
- maudhu, which is fabricated
- and sahih, which is authentic Hadith.
The Sahih hadith is considered to be the final word and is non-debatable.
Q. What are the books of Hadith?
Kutub al-Sittah, the Six Canonical Books of Hadith are:
- Sahih al-Bukhari.
- Sahih Muslim.
- Sunan Abu Dawood.
- Sunan al-Tirmidhi.
- Sunan al-Nasa’i.
- Sunan ibn Majah.
Q. Who is the father of Ayesha R.A?
Abu Bakr (R.A.), the first caliph of Islam and trusted companion of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Upon Him, was the father of Ayesha R.A. Her mother’s name was Umm Ruman.
Q. What was Hazrat Ayesha's title?
During her father’s caliphate, Hazrat Ayesha was given the title of ‘Al-Siddiqa bint Al-Siddiq’ which translates as the truthful woman or the daughter of a truthful man.