Can a man have sexual relationship with his wife without paying mahr? What is mahr-i-mu’ajjal and ghayr muajjal? I have recently entered into nikāḥ with a girl but she has not moved with me: rukhsati has not yet been done. I want to talk to her freely and discuss with her every matter of life but I am not sure I should do so because I have not paid her mahr completely. About one fourth…
I am planning to get married to a lady. She is keen on the nikah but is delaying the mahr. We are planning for the two families of ours to meet each other for the nikah but she is placing a lot of emphasis on the Waleemah nikah when she will announce the mahr after which she wants the marriage to be consummated. Is this allowed for her to delay the announcement of the mahr…
1. Is iddah compulsory while the wife and husband are leaving in different countries from last five months?
3. Should the husband demand whatever given to wife except mehr in the above case?
There is a common social custom that the mahr (dower), whether stated or not is relinquished by the bride. However I did so by my free will. My husband, in spite of that, gifted it to me. Can I use it?
Mr Ghamidi writes in his tafsir under 4:24
یہ مہر کیا ہے؟ مردوعورت نکاح کے ذریعے سے مستقل رفاقت کا جو عہد باندھتے ہیں، اُس میں نان و نفقہ کی ذمہ داریاں ہمیشہ سے مرد اٹھاتا رہا ہے، یہ اُس کی علامت (token) ہے۔
But the classical Islamic literature has a very strange concept of Mehr, giving an impression that it is given for fulfilling one's sexual desires (like in prostitution)
قَالَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ مَالِي. قَالَ…