Role Of Clerics In Conduct Of Nikah

I wanted to ask what is the role of clerics in nikah because no verse of the Quran is necessary to be recited in the ceremony. Yet we see even the People of the Book like Christians and Jews make rabbis and fathers present in a marriage. It is just a tradition or is it religious obligation? I heard in one of Javed Ghamidi Sahib’s lectures that nikah is acceptance of both parties. So why do we call clerics, fathers and rabbis to conduct the nikah?

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Syed Women Marrying A Non-Syed

I want to ask, whether it is prohibited in Islam for a Sayed Girl to get married with a Non-Sayed Male.I also want to know the stance of Shi’i scholars on the same topic

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Renewal Of Nikah

I had a Nikah read 6 years ago but since my husband' parents were against it we never told them. They have now agreed; can we read our Nikah again infront of my husband's parents. If they find out the truth they will disown us, and probably not accept me.

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I Want To Marry A Muslim

I am very much in love with a Muslim boy and he is with me. My family doesn't necessarily agree with this because of our different religions. He tells me that his parents would not mind but I think different because in one year I have never met them and it is like he is trying to hide me away. Could you please advise.

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Marrying Wife’s Sister

Please clarify in detail with reference to the Qur'an & Hadith, if it is allowed to marry wife's own sister keeping the wife in marriage as it is? Please also explain the rationale & logic of the instruction associated.

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Delay In A Girl’s Marriage

I have a question regarding the girls who do are not fortunate enough to get married in time. Their marriage is delayed. Does this mean that such a girl has done something wrong for which she is being punished? If not then why a girl who does not even have high expectations and standards goes through such difficult trial?

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Marriage Of A Convert

I have been told by a friend that a new Muslim boy convert cannot marry a Muslim girl. He can only marry with a new Muslim girl. Kindly guide me in this regard.

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Marriage Of A Convert

I have been told by a friend that a new Muslim boy convert cannot marry a Muslim girl. He can only marry with a new Muslim girl. Kindly guide me in this regard.

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Repeating The Nikah

My husband and I entered into marriage contact a few years ago in the presence of my parents. We kept it secret from my in-laws for they were against our marriage. Now they have agreed. Can we contract a new nikah in their presence? I also fear that if they found out the truth they will disown us, and probably not accept me.

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Marrying A Jewish Girl

I live in Canada and I have almost decided to marry a Jewish girl. She belongs to Reformed Judaism and more like the Jewish traditions than actually practicing Judaism. I am a practicing Muslim in regards to praying, fasting etc. and I strive to be better. I have been living in Canada for almost five years now. I grew up in Pakistan. She is forty and I am thirty-eight years old. We have known each other for almost three years. We connect on many levels and then there are other places where we differ a lot. That is mainly cultural and some religious differences. We have gone through a lot of discussions and I feel that as long as its only me and her in the picture I will inshaAllah be able to be content with my decision of marrying her, despite realizing the fact that there will be obstacles and more effort will be required in this relationship than having a traditional marriage with a Muslim girl. When it comes to kids, we fail to reach a common resolution as our differences look bigger in that scenario. Just to give you an example, I think a sexual relationship can only be after marriage (based on my religious beliefs and cultural practice) and she thinks that in western culture it is not possible and as long as one can remain faithful to their partner (unmarried) they should be able to spend their lives as they want. She thinks kids could be given knowledge of both Jewish and Muslim traditions and I think they will be confused that way so they should be raised in one tradition and I want them to be Muslims and she does not want the kids to only associate to Islam but Judaism as well. So we do not have an agreement there. She is already forty, so there may be complications in having kids altogether. She also thinks that at this stage of her life and given the situation she does not want to have kids. I love her and try to make every effort so that we can get married. I have also thought about not having kids. The dominant thought is to be able to live with her and I guess that is why I try to justify this thought by feeling that it is already late for me as well to have a traditional marriage cycle where one gets married at a younger age and have kids. I am also behind in my career path and need more time and effort to work hard and establish myself. So I feel that kid will be a huge responsibility. The main reason behind this thought of not having kids remain to be the fact that it will complicate our lives as we might not even be able to get married if we decided to get married. I feel that she and I will be able to do other stuff in life that will help us not to miss having kids. For example she and I are very keen towards bringing Jews and Muslims closer and helping both sides understand that there are so many misunderstandings and misconceptions and lack of trust that is the cause of lot of friction between Jews and Muslims. I would like your comments on the whole situation and my main question would be, in the given situation, if I decide not to have kids, will it be just according to Islam?

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Did The Prophet (sws) Forbid Second Marriage To Ali (rta)

I heard a hadith which says that once Hazrat Ali (rta) asked permission from Muhammad (sws) for second marriage and the Prophet (sws) refused to grant him permission. Could you please confirm the hadith and, why Muhammad (sws) refused to grant Hazart Ali (rta) his request?

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Repeated Performance Of Nikah

I just got engaged few months ago. My wedding is after five months. I and my fiancé meet sometimes but not alone. Now we want to meet alone but before that we want to do nikah (without telling anyone) to avoid sinfulness. My question is that, if we do nikah now (without telling anyone) then what will happen on wedding day? Can we do nikah again at wedding time because we don’t want to tell anyone in our families that we doing nikah and meeting alone?

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Does Concealing One’s Marital Status Cancel The Nikah?

A friend of mine was asked about his marital status by some of his friends and, in spite of being married, he told them that he is single. Now he has recently read on some Islamic website that doing so renders nikah null and void. I have already given him my opinion in this regard but he wants an expert opinion. Can you please shed some light on this issue?

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Marrying A Woman Of Different Religion Denomination

I have a very personnel question regarding my marriage. I have promised a girl to marry her but her family members are very irrational (personal opinion) orthodox bralevi. On the other hand my family members are relatively rationale. My brother says that the girl must have the same belief as their parents. Till then I should not go ahead with this relation. Today I am in an ambivalent condition. If I get married to her I will lose the basic tradition of my family and its belief and of course it will set not a very good example for the next generation. On the other hand, if I withdraw from it I myself consider it very immoral and this will affect the life of the girl more than it can affect mine. Please guide me.

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Love Marriage In Islam

I am in love with a religious Muslim girl. I want to marry her. She is also in love with me. It is not just love but we understand each other very well. I am 24 years and she is also mature. I did my master in UK and I can understand my good and bad.

The problem is that my father does not agree with me in this matter. His reservations are that the girl is from out of the family. Her parents are also resisting. I like that girl because she is religious, truthful and has a good character. I believe I can find a girl more beautiful than her but not as religious and faithful. If I am not able to marry her I strongly believe that I would never be able to marry in my whole life.
I have been trying to persuade my father for the last two years. I know Islam does not stop me from marrying her. I need to know if a father has a right to suppress his children like me. I am so tense and frustrated thinking that the parents of that girl have a right to force her into marrying a boy which she does not like. This is injustice. I cannot accept this. Please help me in this regard.
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Secret Marriages

I wanted to know the Islamic stance on court marriages and secret marriages. Besides, how would you comment on a marriage concluded:

1. with free mutual consent of both parties

2. in the presence of two male witnesses

3. by offer and acceptance BUT a. without the permission of Guardian and b. with the intention of keeping the marriage secret until the man becomes financially sound.

Please also note that both of the spouses keep their marriage secret because they cannot get married for 2 or 3 years and they often meet each other. So in order not to be sinful, they enter into nikah. Please be specific regarding the hukm (ruling) whether it is Halal, Haram, Batil, Fasid, Makrooh.

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Procedure Of Nikah

Why is the procedure of nikah not available on any Islamic site including yours? What is the procedure of nikah point by point in detail? Can a father offer nikah of her daughter instead of a religious cleric in the presence of nikah forms? Is it necessary to ask the bride and the groom verbally their consent in presence of participants? Is it important to announce the amount of mahr? Is it important to recite a few verses from Surah al-Nisaa? If yes then how many verses must be recited? If instead of Surah al-Nisaa some other part of the Book of God, for example Surah al-Fatihah is recited shall the nikah be valid? How did the Messenger of God (sws) conduct nikah of the Companions?

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Marrying A Hindu Girl

I wanted to know do Islamic teachings allow a Muslim to marry a Hindu girl? If so then what is the reason of this permission and if does not then why?

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شادی فرض ہے یا سنت؟

شادی فرض ہے یا سنت؟ اگر والدین اپنی بیٹی کی شادی نہ کریں تو کیا وہ گناہگار ہوں گے؟ کیا یہ ان پر فرض ہے کہ بیٹی کی شادی کریں؟

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نکاح کے وقت حضرت عائشہ رضی اللہ عنہا کی عمر

ایک روایت میں یہ بات بیان ہوئی ہے کہ جب رسول اللہ صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم کی حضرت عائشہ رضی اللہ عنہا سے شادی ہوئی، اس وقت ان کی عمر صرف 9 برس تھی حالاں کہ قرآن کے مطابق تو صرف بالغ عورت ہی سے نکاح کیا جا سکتا ہے ، تو کیا یہ روایت درست ہے؟

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