with the two men along with two or three camels. He also wrote a letter to (mybrother) Hadhrat Abdullaah bin Abu Bakr
instructing him to mount mymother UmmuRoomaan
myself and my sister Asmaa
the wife ofHadhrat Zubayr
on the camels.""The three men left together and when they repched Qudayd, Hadhrat Zaid
used the five hundred Dirhams to purchase three camels. They happenedto meet Hadhrat Talha bin Ubaydillaah
who intended making Hijrah andleft Makkah with him. Hadhrat Zaid
and Abu Raafi
took alongwith them (Rasulullaah w's wo daughters) Hadhrat Faatima
andHadhrat Ummu Kulthoom
together with (Rasulullaah
wife)Hadhrat Sauda bint Zam'ah
lso took on his camel(his wife) Hadhrat Ummu Ayman
and (his son) Hadhrat Usaama
When we reached Bayda, my camel bolted as
sat in the carriage together withmy mother Ummu Roomaan
My mother started shouting, "Oh mybeloved daughter! Oh the new bride!" (Hadhrat Aa'isha
was by thenalready married to RBsulullaah
Our camel was eventually caught after ithad already crossed the Valley of Harsha. kllaah had kept us safe.""When we reached Madinah,
stayed with the family of Hadhrat Abu Bakr
while the family of Rasulullaah
stayed with him. Rasulullaah
wasbuilding his Masjid and several rooms around the Masjid that he intended to bethe living quarters for his wives. We stayed like this for a while." The rest of theHadith concerns the details of the marriage of Hadhrat Aa'isha
Another narration from Hadhrat Aa'isha
uotes that she said,
we weremaking Hijrah, we were passing by a difficult (dangerous) valley when the camel
was on suddenly bolted very furiously. By Allaah!
shall never forget the words ofmy mother as she screamed, 'Oh my little bride!' However, the camel continuedbolting. When
heard someone shout, 'Throw down its reins,'
threw it downand the camel stood still in a daze as
someone was holding it up."
The Hijrah of Rasulullaah
and the Words of RasulullaahConcerning the Hardships She Encountered En route
Rasulullaah m's aughter Hadhrat Zaynab
was preparing theprovisions for my journey (Hijrah), Hind bint Utba met me. She said,
daughterof Muhammad! Do you think that the news has not reached me that you wish tomeet up with your father?'
have no such intention,'
replied. She said, 'Dearcoupin! Do not do this.
you require any goods for your journey or any money tohelp you reach your father,
have what you need. You should therefore not keepsecrets from me because the disputes between men should not creep between us
Ibn Abdil Birr in his
Zubayr has also reported the narration as quoted in
Haythami has also reported the narration in
and has commented on the chain of narrators.
Tabraani has also reported the narration as has Haakim in his