Great Woman of Islam, ‘Aishah bint Abu Bakar radhiyallahu ‘anha, Part 2

‘Aishah said that there were nine blessings of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala which distinguished her from all other women in the world except Maryam bint ‘Imran, the mother of ‘Isa ‘alaihissalam :

  1. The Angel Jibril ‘alaihissalam had presented her portrait wraped in green silk to Muhammad shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam and told him that his was the picture of the lady chosen by Allah ‘azza wa jalla to be his consort both in this world and the next.
  2. She was the only virgin to have become the wife of the Prophet shallallahu ‘alahi wasallam.
  3. When the Prophet shallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam passed away, he was resting in her lap and was buried in her apartment.
  4. Many times angels encircled her apartment with love and respect.
  5. Very often divine revelation would came to Muhammad shallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam when they were lying together resting in peace and tranquility.
  6. She was the daughter of the loyal and true friend of the Prophet shallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam, Abu Bakr Siddique radhiyallahu ‘anhu.
  7. Ayat acquitting her any wrongdoing had descended from the heavens from Allah ‘azza wa jalla, proving her innocence.
  8. She was born a Muslim and had been brought up in pure a environment, and spent her formative years with the purest and best of creatures, the Prophet shallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam.
  9. Allah, the Lord, the Sustainer of the Universe promised her Divine Forgiveness and abundant bounties.

She was intelligent, quick-witted, well-informed on religious and historical matters, and at such a tender age! She had a memory like a computer, which never seemed fo fail her. She hardly ever forgot something once she heard it.

‘Abdullah bin Zubair radhiyallahu ‘anhu mentioned that ‘Aishah radhiyallahu ‘anha and her sister, Asma’ radhiyallahu ‘anha were both very large-hearted and benevolent. They spent all that they would receive in the Name of Allah ‘azza wa jalla. The only difference between them was that ‘Aishah radhiyallahu ‘anha would collect a sizable amount gradually and then give it away in charity; Asma’ radhiyallahu ‘anha on the other hand, would give what ever she had in hand.