(Vol-I)-370 THE LIVES OF THE SAHABAHwith 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 Ummu Roomaan 4%GW6, myself and my sister Asmaa %@%& the wife ofHadhrat Zubayr BGWj on the camels.""The three men left together and when they repched Qudayd, Hadhrat ZaidBGWj 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 B,- and Abu Raafi -4 took alongwith them (Rasulullaah w ' s two daughters) Hadhrat Faatima Q3WG andHadhrat Ummu Kulthoom WXS together with (Rasulullaah @%'s wife)Hadhrat Sauda bint Zam'ah @Gw. Hadhrat Zaid ~ ,W also took on his camel(his wife) Hadhrat Ummu Ayman CiE%%&4> and (his son) Hadhrat Usaama W,-.When we reached Bayda, my camel bolted as I sat in the carriage together with@,WJGmy mother Ummu Roomaan @w. My mother started shouting, "Oh mybeloved daughter! Oh the new bride!" (Hadhrat Aa'isha lS%@!% 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, I stayed with the family of Hadhrat Abu Bakr !W!&while the family of Rasulullaah w 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 G53WM. (I)Another narration from Hadhrat Aa'isha @iMW quotes that she said, "As we weremaking Hijrah, we were passing by a difficult (dangerous) valley when the camel Iwas on suddenly bolted very furiously. By Allaah! I shall never forget the words ofmy mother as she screamed, 'Oh my little bride!' However, the camel continuedbolting. When I heard someone shout, 'Throw down its reins,' I threw it downand the camel stood still in a daze as if someone was holding it up." (2)The Hijrah of Rasulullaah m s Daughter HadhratZaynab @Ew and the Words of RasulullaahConcerning the Hardships She Encountered En routeRasulullaah m ' s daughter Hadhrat Zaynab @3@W says, "As I was preparing theprovisions for my journey (Hijrah), Hind bint Utba met me. She said, '0 daughterof Muhammad! Do you think that the news has not reached me that you wish tomeet up with your father?' 'I have no such intention,' I replied. She said, 'Dearcoupin! Do not do this. If you require any goods for your journey or any money tohelp you reach your father, I have what you need. You should therefore not keepsecrets from me because the disputes between men should not creep between us(1) Ibn Abdil Birr in his fstiaab (Vo1.4 Pg.450). Zubayr has also reported the narration as quoted inIsaaba (Vo1.4 Pg.450). Haythami has also reported the narration in Majma'uzZawaa'id (Vol.9Pg.227) and has commented on the chain of narrators.(2) Haythami (Vo1.9 Pg.227). Tabraani has also reported the narration as has Haakim in his Mustadrak(Vo1.4 Pg.4).