Hadrat Aisha answers to non-mehram
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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This refers to your below mentined q&a.As per the Hadidth # 603 Abdullah ibn abdulqays asked Aisha (raz)somthing about intercourse.I assume he was a non-mehram for Aisha(raz) and therefore how can we explain that a male non-mehram spoke to Aisha(raz)about this matter when such talks between a male and a female are strictly prohibited in Islam.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 603 Narrated by Aisha
Abdullah ibn AbdulQays said, "I asked Aisha about the Witr (prayer) of
the Messenger of Allah (saws) and then I said: What did he do after
having sexual intercourse? Did he take a bath before going to sleep,
or did he sleep before taking a bath? She said: He did all these.
Sometimes he took a bath and then slept, and sometimes he performed
ablution only and went to sleep. I (the narrator) said: Praise be to
Allah Who has made things easy (for human beings).
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Hadrat Aisha answers to non-mehram
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Since Prophet Mohamed (saws) was the Last and Final Messenger until the end of time, his whole life was set as an example to be followed by the believers, whether it be his public life or private life. It was only his noble and chaste wives who could have guided the believers regarding the personal life of the Prophet (saws), and his deeds and actions he did in the privacy of his house and bedroom.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verse 6: The Prophet is closer to the Believers than their own selves and his wives are their mothers.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verse 53: Nor is it right for you that ye should annoy the Messenger of Allah (saws), or that ye should marry his widows after him at any time. Truly such a thing is in Allah's sight an enormity.
Allah Subhanah had declared it haraam for the believers to marry the noble and chaste wives of the Prophet (saws) after his death, and He had termed them all the mothers of the believers. Thus it is not necessary that the person who asked the question to Hadrat Aisha (r.a.) was her mehram.
Sahih Muslim Hadith 684 Narrated by Abu Musa
There cropped up a difference of opinion between a group of Muhajirs (Emigrants) and a group of Ansar (Helpers) (and the point of dispute was) that the Ansar said: The bath (because of sexual intercourse) becomes obligatory only when the semen spurts out or ejaculates. But the Muhajirs said: When a man has sexual intercourse (with the woman), a bath becomes obligatory (no matter whether or not there is seminal emission or ejaculation). AbuMusa said: Well, I shall satisfy you on this (issue). He (AbuMusa, the narrator) said: I stood up, (went) to Aisha and sought her permission which was granted. I said to her: O Mother of the Faithful, I want to ask you about a matter about which I feel shy. She said: Don't feel shy of asking me about a thing which you can ask your mother who gave birth to you, for I too, am your mother.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,