The word nikah (نكاح) translates to the English word "marriage". It is a contract and the related events that changes a person from being "single" to "married".

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Fix a sinful relationship towards halal

You both like eachother and want to marry, you have done sin astagfirullah, but you want to change your ways and make it halal and still get married, is it permissible, how do you fix such sin?
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Can my Parents refuse to let me go to my husbands house to live ones married?

I am to be married and my to-be-husband wants me to go and live with him in his home where his whole family is. He has a job there also. The problem is my parents do not want to send me as it is in ...
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Shouldn't slave woman guard her private parts except with her spouse?

Quran 23:5-6 says among the qualities of Believers And who guard their private parts except from their spouses and what their right hands possess, then surely they are not blameworthy. Quran ...
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Marriage without the consent of father?

Is a woman of age 25 allowed in Islam to marry without her father's consent? Father is alive and not abusive.
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Can a Muslim woman marry a Christian man who has converted?

I have heard many discussions on this topic but my main concern is if the man chooses to convert to Islam, although he now believes in Islam and follows, his initial incentive or motivation was ...
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Nikah done in masjid without wali [duplicate]

I am 27 years old. My marriage has been done in Masjid without my wali. Is it valid? Since I came to know about this, I am scared. So please help me to avoid more sins if my nikah is invalid!
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an irrational divorce given by husband during pregnancy

This question is from my best friend who is hesitant in using her own name. 2 days ago,my best friend's husband, while in anger, orally stated that he divorces her n he stated it more than 3 ...
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Why qadar ALLAH is I to suffer so much in years [closed]

I am a born Muslim, I am always alone. I loved my mothet so much. When my mother was alive i could not be with her much because i go to work. She also be at other family homes, then she died, i lose ...
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Is it ok to give your fiance a questionnaire in order to know more about him?

Asalamoalaikum, I have read about this and i know that the fiance should be treated the same as a non-mahram..and that talking is permissable only if a third person is there..but the thing is that ...
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M husband and I are married with fatawa?

I don't want to give you my name and where I live. I just need answer to my question please. My husband divorced me 17 years ago. We have one son and for son's sake we want to reconcile. He brought ...
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Do you think my parents will let me marry a future muslim man? and Allah will help me? [closed]

Salamoualaikoum I am a muslim moroccan girl. I've been living in france for 3 years for my studies. Recently, I fell in love with a french guy. I don't know what happened to me. Before that I ...
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Getting married or start my PhD?

I'm in urgent need to get married. Recently, I finished my Master and now looking for job/PhD position. Before, I finish my MS: I promised my self that once I graduate I'll get married. But, so far, ...
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Islamic way to counter Sihr (magic)

I suspect somebody has cast evil spill on my son and his wife. Although they married out of their own willingness, their marriage is in tatters 1 year into their marriage. My son apparently didn't ...
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Nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah

Was the nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah sallalaho alaihi wa Salam held in Masjid?
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Does every muslim person should get married, According to Quran?

Is it true that it is mentioned in the Quran that every muslim person should get maried?
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Adding conditions to the nikah contract after nikah has taken place

Asalaamu Alaykum. My husband and I are new to Islam. We had an islamic Nikah, but we did not realise that the marriage was a type of contract. We assumed it had the same principles of a non islamic ...
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Does the Qur'an prohibit Muslim women from marrying non-Muslim men or just Jews and Christians?

I am a bit confused about what exactly "non-Muslim" means in the context of the Qur'an. I'm particularly interested in how this affects who Muslim women can marry. From what I have read, the idea of ...
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I want to marry with a man but i am not sure if his family will accept me [closed]

I am converted muslim, i left my all family (NON-MUSLIM) because i know it wouldnt be possible to change them and they'd try to change me.. I love a muslim man and he loves me. We want to marry but ...
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denying of oneself to marry his choice

I am a 21 year old girl,I am into a relationship with a man for 3 years now we have been planning to marry next year. Our relationship was a secret. Just yesterday the man tried to talk to his parents ...
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how to ask dua to marry a specific person?

Assalamu alaikum, from the question "Making Dua to Marry a Specific Person" i understood that we can make dua to marry a specific person, but i want to know how to ask dua ? any specific ways to ask ...
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Can salaat'ul hajaat be prayed for

Can salaat'ul hajaat be prayed for having a nikaah which has come to a halt The intention for doing nikaah was for the right reasons with good intention with consent from both sides of the family ...
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Are Muslims discouraged from having physical relations with their wives during the last 10 nights of Ramadan?

Or even during the odd nights during the last ashra of Ramadan? I am not implying that it may be haraam, just want to know if it is discouraged or disliked. Would request that you furnish your ...
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Legal status of mu'ta in Sunni and Shia sects

What is the Islamic and legal status of mut'a in Sunni and Shia schools of thought. What are the conditions for it means the circumstances in which it is halal n haram. Please also describe the ...
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Marriage, divorce, meher

I just want to ask, if after nikah, husband and wife had no sexual relationship and got divorced, does the husband still has to pay mahr to the wife?
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Is nikah haram with son wife If son is dead?

Is Nikah be allowed by father with his son's wife when his son has expired ? Is the Nikah halal or haram ?
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Should I ask for Talaq

I have been married for fours and Allah has blessed us with a son. Ever since my son was born my husband had issues being intimate with me. When I asked he gave me different reason which were lies. ...
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Is my marriage valid?

I am a recent revert to Islam and was married three months ago to a Muslim man in Morocco. I live in USA. I was visiting the country and also visiting this man and his family to see if we were ...
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Does Allah create for man his wife from himself?

This is vague to me. As said in several places that He created for you from yourselves mates.. Example: Surah 39. Az-Zumar, Ayah 6: He created you all from a single person, then from that ...
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Shari'a marriage with out paper work but with witness

My friend wants marry a girl with out paper work. Both are agree about it and they have witness,too.Now my question is can they marry in Shari'a ?
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Can a boy propose to a girl even if he doesn't know if she likes him?

My question is: What does Islam say about proposing to a girl for marriage, even if the boy has not confirmed that the girl likes him? As in, the feeling may only be one-sided. So can I have some ...
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what is shia view about Interpretation of verse 24 of surat An-Nisa'(4:24)?

verse 24 of surat An-Nisa'say: وَ الْمُحْصَناتُ مِنَ النِّساءِ إِلاَّ ما مَلَکَتْ أَيْمانُکُمْ کِتابَ اللَّهِ عَلَيْکُمْ وَ أُحِلَّ لَکُمْ ما وَراءَ ذلِکُمْ أَنْ تَبْتَغُوا بِأَمْوالِکُمْ ...
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Is the Nikah Completed in a Proper Manner?

I wanted to do secret Nikah so I spoke with Imam and he agreed,that he would be arrange the two witness and we would have to arrange one.Nikah would happen at Imam's home.But only one witness is ...
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Divorce in case of Shia Sunni Couple

My friend who is shia got married with a sunni girl. Father of girl gave in writing that he is not responsible for the girl and she has all the rights to spend her life as per her wish and will(it was ...
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Can my husband marry my niece, my sisters daughter?

My husband wants to marry my niece. I am not opposed because he is a good man and she we both will benefit greatly. Just having a hard time finding if its legal. Thanks
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Husbands rights to female friends according to Allah

I am Islamically married to a man who is still legally married to a woman he has told me as well as her and others that he is divorcing. Is it lawful for him to remain in her life. She is still in ...
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Talaq and العده

Me and my children's father lives in different country for almost a year and half and he divorced me. Do I have (العده) which is three months because we didn't meet for two years now?
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Legal marriages in Islam

Assalamoalaikum, Can I marry my mother's elder sister's daughter's daughter. Is it acceptable in Islam, please guide me.
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Can a Hindu turned Muslim divorcee convert back to Hindu [closed]

Can a Muslim divorcee (who was Hindu before marrying a Muslim) converts back to Hindu after divorce?
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Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim covert into Hindu

Can a Turkish Sunni Muslim convert into Hindu and any other religion at his wish? Thanks
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Turkish Sunni Muslims [closed]

my question is Can Muslims (Specially Turkish Sunni Muslim) have two names? One as Public another as Nick name(which is completely different from his public name)? If yes then is it Haram to call/take ...
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Important criteria for marriage in Islam

Salam, I want to know, what are the important criteria of marriage in Islam. What does Islam say when deciding to choose a partner? Are these factors included in that?: Education Family ...
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Is marriage without a Wali for a divorcee woman valid?

I found recently that all women should have a wali or wakil (lawyer) to represent them during the Nikah otherwise it is not valid. This is my second marriage. Before the marriage, I told him I ...
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What does it mean by the marriage is valid but its condition is illegal ? [hadith explanation]

Sahih Bukhari Volume 009, Book 086, Hadith Number 090. Narrated By 'Abdullah : Nafi narrated to me that 'Abdullah said that Allah's Apostle forbade the Shighar. I asked Nafi', "What is the ...
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Did the Prophet(pbuh) marry his wife “Maymunah” after the revelation of Quran 33:52?

With the verse Quran 33:52, Muhammad(PBUH) was not allowed to take any new wives or change them for other wives. Not lawful to you, [O Muhammad], are [any additional] women after [this], nor [is ...
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I want to marry a woman but her father refuses, seemingly because I'm not Somali. What should I do?

I am an Algerian Muslim man who is living in England. I want to get married to a Somali Muslim woman who has a kid. When she was young she used to have a bad relationship with her dad. When her mom ...
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Can slave woman show herself to her master?

Some Muslims argue that male master can have sex with female slaves, even without marriage. See my answer here why they should be married for having relation with them Are Muslim men allowed to take ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim (and non-Ahl-al-Kitab) woman?

I know from other questions on this site that Muslim men can marry Jewish or Christian women, that Muslim women can't marry non-Muslims, and why there's a difference in marriage law for Muslim men and ...
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Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts? [closed]

Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts? what is the ruling behind this?
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Is it a sin to remain single?

Is it a sin not to marry and remain single out of choice? If you feel that you don't want to marry and prefer to remain unmarried is it counted as a sin?
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Should medical conditions be made known to a prospective spouse?

Is having a fibroid something I need to let a prospective spouse know about?