Prophet(P) was betrothed(zawaj)to her when she was 6 years oldand he consummated (nikah) his marriage when she was
, and then she remained with him for 9 years.
(Saheehal-Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 62, No.64)
inSaheeh al-Bukhari, two were narrated from 'Aishah (7:64and7:65),1 from Abu Hishaam (5:236) and 1 via 'Ursa (7:88). All 3of the hadith in Saheeh Muslim have 'Aisha as a narrator.Additionally, all of the hadith in both books agree that the marriage betrothal contract took place when 'Aisha was "6 years old'',
butwas not consummated(meaning: fulfilled or complete themarriage) until she was "9 years old".
Muslim scholars without any disagreement that there was noofficial marriage until she reached 9 years of age as stated in themost renowned 'hadith'. Hadith are complied series of facts basedon the Prophet Muhammad's (may Allah grant peace be uponhim)life and his sayings on specific aspects of life such asmarriage, business, acts of worship etc which are called 'Sunnah'.For muslims, knowledge is taken from both the Quran and Sunnah.From the hadith, it is stated that a
contract for marriage wasmade when Aisha (may Allaah grant peace upon her) at the age of 6 years old
the marriage was not conducted at this age so it isclear that it was not consummated(completed)
Furthermore, the Prophet Muhammad(peace and blessings be upon him) and Aisha were engaged only by a word of mouth(promise) for 2 years before they married. And as stated previously, they did not consummate the marriage until Aishareached puberty so she can make a clear
confirmation of herapproval of marriage at 9 years old.
And only then did she moveinto the Prophet's house (peace and blessings be upon him) Aishawas
OLD when the contract of marriage was full filled by her consent. This is confirmed by hadith as stated: Aisha(r.a)reported: Allah’s Apostle''...admitted (me) to his house when
years old(Sahih Muslim: Book 008, No.3310) And (Saheeh