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also A·ye·sha  (ä′ē-shä′) c. 611-678.
The favorite wife of Muhammad. She led an unsuccessful revolt against his successor, Ali.


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(Biography) ?613–678 ad, the favourite wife of Mohammed; daughter of Abu Bekr


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A.D. 613?–678, favorite wife of Muhammad.
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Birmingham environmental warden Malcolm Lobban and Washwood Heath schoolchildren Babar Mirza, Ayeshah Ali, Tayebah Ali and Savaira Basharat prepare the soil at Burney Lane allotments.
The Prophet Mohammad consummated his marriage to Ayeshah when she was nine years old.
He broke into tears when he narrated the story of talented girl Ayeshah who belonged to a poor family and got education from Danish school and now she has become a doctor.
Furthermore, Ayeshah (may Allah be pleased with her) said that she asked the Prophet, "In the case of a young girl whose parents marry her, should her permission be sought or not?" He replied, "Yes, she must give her permission." She then said, "But a virgin will be shy, O Allah's Messenger." He answered, "Her silence is [considered as] her permission." (Al-Bukhari, Muslim, and others) This applies to the father as well as others.
And Lady Ayeshah, a wife of the prophet, the collector and memoriser of the largest collection of Sunnah, about whom the Prophet himself once said, 'Acquire half the understanding of your deen from Ayeshah'.
Ayeshah Abuelhiga advocates a middle-of-the-road approach with all-purpose flour (10 to 12 percent protein).