Marriage in Islam is a contract between a man and woman to live as Husband and Wife.

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What should I know for nikkah

What dua or kalma does a groom who's nikkah is being read, needs to know? Many people say that you need to read kalma infront of molvi. Is ur true? If so what kalma and dua? How loud should the groom ...
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How is Mutaa different from prostitution(from a non muslim point of view)

What are temporary marriages and how are they different from prostitution?? This was a question asked by an atheist friend of mine and I couldn't answer him satisfactorily.
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Marriage is done without wali

Last year April 2013 I got married in Pakistan (ISB) to a girl of the same nationality and religion (age 27, Doctor) after a struggle of 8 years. After which we were both living in KSA, and more than ...
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Is it permisible for a muslim man to marry a Sikh woman?

I have been with a girl and I am intending to marry her. The only thing is that she is from Sikh religion. It is stated that a Muslim can only marry among the people of the book (Torah, Bible and ...
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I am in a dire predicament regarding relationship

Briefly I met and fell in love with a girl when I was not practising Islam, we got engaged and my intentions were to get married, she said shahaada from her own choice but we slept together and this ...
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Islam & Its Teachings On Sex [duplicate]

I have a question that weather masturbation is allowed or not in Islam or not. what are the conditions if a man or woman masturbate and if not how is one to prevent itself from doing it.
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Can a girl marry her sister's husband?

One man married a girl. After they were married, she became mental. She had two children who lived with their khala, which means the mother's sister. Now 12 years have passed but there is no ...
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Marrying the mother of ex girlfriend

Is it permissible for a man to marry the mother of a girl he used to have a relationship with? The relationship was in the past and involved physical touching but no penetration. I understand from ...
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I keep fantasizing about my future wife, can I offer my prayers in this state?

I have my soon to be wife in Pakistan and we talk on Skype while i'm in USA. She is very Islamic and we never had any bad conversation or anything that we are not allowed to speak about before ...
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Is sex obligatory in Islam?

If you are having an arranged/forced marriage in Islam, is it still necessary to perform sexual intercourse with your husband/wife? If you are not happy or give consent to having any sexual activities ...
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Inter-religious marriages in Islam

I am a non-Muslim and my girlfriend is a Muslim. We want to get married. Initially, as expected, her parents opposed. But they are ready to accept me now on a condition. (After consultation with their ...
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What is Islam view on engagement before marriage?

What is the concept of Fiancé/Fiancée in Islam ? I come from a pakistani background and I know many people who get engaged for 2/3 years and its acceptable in the culture too. But what does Islam say ...
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is marriage taken place?

let say both families of man and woman wished to unite them through marriage, but woman dont want to marry the man as she had previous relation(her family did not disclose to others); being forced by ...
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Should women marry the rapist according to Islam?

I'm so confused. Is there any source for this ruling from Hadith or Quran. link 1 link 2 Is this part of the Islamic sharia Law?
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Can I marry my cousin's daughter?

Sorry for the grammatical mistakes. English is not my first language. Recently, I have fallen in love with a girl and I don't want to do an unlawful relation. Instead, I want to directly marry her. ...
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I want to marry a non-Muslim (but she talks of converting) and I'm worried about what my family will say/think. [closed]

Salaam. I am a 22-year-old man who has fallen in love with a woman who is Catholic at the moment. She talks about converting but I told her it has to be for Allah and Islam, not for me and our ...
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What's the opinion of your eminence about non-authenticated marriage, is it legal or illegal?

non-authenticated marriage, is it legal or illegal in islam Non-authenticated marriage as it happens these days
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Websites that encourage singly and happily married Muslims to find a second wife

I found a rather bold website which allows seeking a second wife for highly practicing Muslim males and help women who couldn't get married due to various circumstances. So my questions are: Is it ...
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Is iddah needed if the wife didn't have any physical relationship with her husband?

I did Nikah 3 years ago and my rukhsati (wedding/first sleeping time/Dukhlah) was in near future. I still lived with my parents. My husband died when I was living with my parents. We never had any ...
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Picture of engaged spouse

Is it allowed in islam to keep a photo of engaged spouse and look at it whenever groom likes? i know there is no concept called engagement but somehow in our case this has happened, so wondering is it ...
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Is it permissible to speak with the spouse after engagement?

Can one speak with his/her spouse after the engagement has completed ? engagement happened as a confirmation of nikah/marriage. The issue is parents does not like to have the marriage/nikah quickly ...
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Why does Islam forbid premarital sex if both are devoted and seek to get married in future?

If men and women are in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship and are committed to each other and are seeking to get married down the lane, then why does Islam forbid such a relationship? What is the ...
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Nikkah and Witnesses

Salaams: A sister who was divorced is remarrying. Her father is present but since she was marry she does not need a Wali / Wakeel. Can her father and the Imam be the 2 witnesses if there is no one ...
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What is the source for ijaab (offering) and qabul (acceptance) in marriage?

[Kindly note that I'm only looking for the sunni view] During a nikah, I know with evidences that the khutbah (sermon) is done with certain verses from the Qur'aan and hadeeth. But I often find that ...
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Nikah and Walima

I had my nikah done last June, but now my husband and I want to live together but my mother-in-law is not allowing us to do so and my in-laws are not letting our walima happen this year. My parents ...
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Can a virgin Muslim man marry a non-virgin (by premarital sex) unmarried Muslim woman?

Can a virgin Muslim man/woman marry a non-virgin unmarried Muslim woman/man. That is the man/woman who have had premarital sex which is not allowed/haram by the Islamic law. Can this type of person ...
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marrying out of cast

I'm a muslim girl and want to marry a muslim boy who is following islam properly and so do I talked to my guardian (الولي) that is my father, and he just refused to the proposal and do not even want ...
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Age difference limit for marriage

Is there a limit for how much older or younger a bride an groom can be? There some very old men who get married to very young girls, Is this haram? Also is there any recomondation of the age ...
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When is dowry (Haq-Meh'r) farz?

Assalam-0-Alaikum, I want to know (with references to authentic sources) that is the dowry amount (Haq-Meh'r) still payable to bride if the couple only did the Nikkah (then the bride went to another ...
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WHat Constitutes Reconciliation in an Islamic Marriage

My husband is a Muslim and was married for 10 years with no children birthed in the relationship. In 2005, my husband gave his wife's family a letter of divorcement. However marital relations ...
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What does the Quran or Hadith say about Nakedness within a marriage?

My husband is a Muslim and we have been married for 5 months and I have not seen his whole body. He keeps himself covered with a towel around the house, and sex is done under the cover or in the dark. ...
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Is the Islamic marriage contract (Katb el-Kitab) considered a Prenup type contract in the Islamic world?

Can or Is the marriage contract in Islam considered a prenuptial agreement? For example, if in the contract it does not include any details on what will happen in a divorce situation other than the ...
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Is forced marriage to a religious man allowed?

Assalamu alaikum I have a question regarding this hadith that states: If there comes to you one whose religious commitment and attitude pleases you, then marry [your female relative who is under ...
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Is it an obligation for everyone to marry?

Is it an obligation for everyone to marry? In my case, i want to live lonely and not marry but I don't Know or islam allows a person to not marry.
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Is it ok to talk to be wife before marriage?

Is it ok, to talk to fiance? I been engaged and i am not into talking with her because i believe its a way of giving a confidence before marriage but people around me insist on saying to talk to her ...
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Can somebody marry a fifth woman if one dies?

If a man is married to four women, one of which dies, is he authorized to marry a fifth one?
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If 4 wives are permitted in Islam , why did the Prophet have 11 wives?

There is an upper limit in Islam for women, for man to marry four wives - But why did the Prophet Mohammed (Peace by upon him), have eleven wives ?
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How one can go close to stranger with intention of marriage?

As looking/meeting stranger females is haram and one cannot go for relation with any unmarried. If one's parents are not serious about child's marriage. How can one search and come close to a suitable ...
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Marriage after conversion

Suppose you just have been converted at an old age, let s say between 50 -60 years old and you are single. Should you get married and get children? If so, then your children will consider you as their ...
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Parents wish on marriage

Is it permissible in Islam to not listen to the parents when what they are asking us to do is against the sharia?
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Is nikah permissible and valid if the man had illegal sexual relationship with the woman's mother and kept it hidden?

I have a friend who is 23 years old and when she was about 6 or 7 years old a friend of her father had illegal sexual relationship with her mother. However, she didnt knew and now she was in love ...
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Married two sisters before accepting Islam. What should be done?

I had met and married a woman, after 8 years I felt I have something for her sister. Then we agreed with my wife and her that we should marry. And we did it. Then later we discovered it's a haram to ...
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Can a man have sex with other women if wife refuses

I am married but have no sexual contact with my wife even though we live in same house. We are in our late 60s In the U.S.A tt is not allowed to have a second wife. What can I do about this? Am I ...
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Making Dua to Marry a Specific Person

Assalaamualaikum! Is it possible that Allah changes the person one will marry if one makes a dua, because prayers can change fate of a person if Allah accepts that dua? In other words, can one ask ...
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How to interprete a marriage a Non-muslim prayer Salaat Al-Istikhara?

I am an Mexican Christian woman in love with a Kuwaiti Muslim man 10 years younger, both of us living in the US. Many things are against us but we love each other, so we are very confused. We dated ...
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If a Muslim man marries a Christian woman, what are the conditions for the wedding ceremony?

I know that Muslim men can marry Christian or Jewish women, but how must the ceremony take place? Does it have the be in a mosque and performed by an Imam? Naturally, the woman would prefer it to ...
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Marrying more than 4 times? [duplicate]

Islam allow a man to marry up to four women. so why Muhammad prophet had more than 4 wives?
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Is having sex after a divorce was given via text message considered reconcilation or zina?

My husband has divorced me by a text message and applied for court to prove. It is not yet approved from court. As far as I know it is a divorce. Within the next one month he had sex with me. So will ...
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Can nikkah be pronounced via Skype?

Is it possible for someone to have nikkah via skype? Like having an Imam on either sides. That way will the nikkah be considered valid? As some people don't believe in engagement because of bad eye ...
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Is it permissible for a girl to chat with men online or follow them on Twitter?

I am girl and I don't usually talk to men but since I have started college so I have spoken to a few guys. Previously I had fell in love with a guy and was flirted with over the internet. Currently I ...