At what age was Aishah when she married the Prophet?
Salam, dear questioner.
Thank you for your question.
The report commonly known among Muslims is that Lady Aishah was nine years of age when she married the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. What is the ruling and reference for taking back gifts you gave? Jazakum Allah khayran.
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.
Undoubtedly keeping promises and keeping one’s word are attributes of a believer, and breaking promises is one of the attributes of a hypocrite. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is reported to have said: “There are four (characteristics), whoever has them is a hypocrite, and whoever has one of the four has a characteristic of hypocrisy unless he gives it up: when he speaks, he lies; when he makes a promise he breaks it; what he makes a pledge he betrays it; and when he disputes he resorts to foul language.” (Reported by al-Bukhari and Muslim)
But are there any reasons that breaking a promise become permissible according to Islam?
Sheikh M. S. Al-Munajjid, a prominent Saudi Muslim lecturer and author, states the following about some situations that may become permissible for a Muslim to breaking his/her promise:
How does Islam respect a woman by letting her wear Hijab?
Such questions may come from people, Muslims and Non-Muslims. Why Muslim women must wearing hijab?
The answer is jewels are precious, so protect them.
When someone has a jewel or any precious item one always treats it with great respect and protects it against any loss. One may even build a special place to keep it or place it in a vault for security.
What is the Islamic view about cremation?
In Islam, funeral rites and practices have been prescribed by revealed law, in accordance with the dictates of Allah. According to revealed law, beginning from the time of Prophet Adam until the last Prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon them all, burying the dead has been the prescribed method of conveying the deceased to their graves. We have no mention anywhere that cremation was acceptable in any of the previous dispensations from God.
As-Salamu `alaykum! I would like to ask you about a network marketing whereby a new company sells gold through the internet and the person who buys from them can get involved in the business as an agent for the company (to become an agent you have to buy a gold coin) and after becoming agent, for each sale you make, you receive 40 US dollars as commission, either the sale is conducted directly or indirectly.
Is it true that it is preferred ( mustahab) to delay the Isha prayer until midnight and that the prophet (pbuh ) would do so sometimes ?If this is so, then what are the conditions that make it permissible to do so, so that it wouldn’t be considered an act laziness or procrastination on my part?