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Questions tagged [nikah]

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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can a muslim marry a woman and her daughter at same time? [duplicate]

How about in Marie Claire, a mother and daughter share a husband. Question: Can a Muslim merry a woman and her daughter at the same time?
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Which conditions scholars have defined in case of a marriage between a free and a slave spouse?

As a continuation to my previous question What rulings are there for the case of a free man marrying a slave girl? I'd like to know more about the marriage between a free person and a slave of the ...
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Planning to give nikah permission without parents consent

Assalam walaikum i am 22 going to be married soon but my would be husband is 29 nd having hard times to control his desires can we do nikkah without informing our parents at this stage and do nikkah ...
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How long, at most, did women delay marriage during the time of Prophet Muhammad as per records?

I want to know if there are any records of women who were unmarried (not divorced or widowed) for a long time(more than 20 years) during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Because if it was a tradition at ...
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As a muslim man are you allowed to marry a “step-niece”?

I've skimmed the following page but it doesn't have the answer I'm looking for. Let me explain the situation. Let's say a person has a stepmum and a biological father and after a long period of time ...
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Why more than 4 marriages are not allowed for men [duplicate]

Four marriages of men are permissible in islam.Holy Prophet attempted 11 marriages, than why it is not allowed for men to get 11 marriages?
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What rulings of polygny apply in the case of a free man marrying a slave girl?

After reading Did scholars define a limitation of concubines a man could have? I remembered that there's another verse later saying: And whoever among you cannot [find] the means to marry free, ...
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Can I say no to a marriage proposal if I am not attracted to the guy [duplicate]

Can I refuse a marriage proposal after having said yes to it? I said yes earlier because the family seemed good, my whole family liked the proposal so I said yes because I didn't find any reason to ...
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4 pre-destined parts of life in islam - death, wealth

I recall, and do not know from where, that there are 4 areas of life that are pre written - Death, wealth, marriage and another that I can't remember..Is this the case and if so, is there any ...
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Marrying a man whose mother breast feeded only once to the girl

If a woman has breast feeded a girl once for a very little time and the same woman has a son, is it permissible that her son and that girl marries( she has breast feeded only once to that girl). They ...
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Married Woman promises on Quran to marry stranger [on hold]

I married to a woman who was mother of 2 girls from 1st husband. We were very happy but suddenly my wife started asking for divorce for no good reason. She would refer to small little issues of no ...
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Why is lube for foreplay/sex permitted?

Sex toys are not allowed because you are using a foreign object to pleasure yourself when only any part of the spouse's body can be used. In the same way lubrication such as KY Jelly is not natural ...
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Father's refusing his daughter to get married [on hold]

If the father totally refuses his daughter to get married, are their any other ways to go about things?
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Going through divorce - irrational behavior [closed]

Salam, unfortunately the wife (non Muslim but of the book) and I are divorcing. Her behavior is very irrational and makes no sense with anything she is doing and saying. I am very calm and cool but ...
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What's the link between being unjust to orphan girls and having up to four wives in verse (4:3)?

In surat an-Nisaa' we read (4:3): And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear that ...
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Can i marry to my paternal sister's daughter's daughter [duplicate]

I am a Muslim i can marry to my paternal sister's daughter's daughter
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Can I marry my mom's cousin which is older than me [duplicate]

I want to marry my mom's cousin who is older than me just 2-3 years she is my mom's aunt's daughter can I marry her.
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Nikah with a Non-Muslim

I am planning my nikah but the bride is not a Muslim. She is Christian but not practising. Does this affect the validity of the nikah? Does she has to be convert in order for the nikah to happen? ...
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Is it right to marry a young girl?

If one is to marry more than a wife is it permissible to marry to marry a girl(10 years) as the second or third wife. If not is at what age scripturally must a woman be given out for marriage in Islam?...
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Marriage proposal

In islam ..Allah has given right to girl to accept or reject proposal of Marriage.. i need to ask..if girl reject a marriage propasal on basis ..that a boy is fat..(not much fat)..and not good in ...
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Can I marry a women who’s not a blood relation with my mother? [duplicate]

My question is quite complicate . Can we marry a women who is my mother’s sister but( she is not my mother blood relation), but her relation with me is that she’s is the daughter of my grandmother’s ...
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Is a marriage without a written contract and a late dowry valid?

One year ago i married my lovely husband without a marriage contract but in front of about 20-30 witnesses from my husbands family in morocco and a lovely iman who came and blessed our marriage. ...
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Is it rewardable for the newlywed wife to be treated like a Princess?

Is there anything in the Sunnah where the new wife say for a time (a year perhaps) didn't have to do any house work? I know some families in some Muslim countries who are well off and have a higher ...
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Islamic marriage

What will happen to a marriage of a catholic couple if the man suddenly converts to muslim? Can he legally marry another non-Muslim woman without having sued by the non-Muslim wife?
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Clarification about al-Mughni 7-101 of Ibn Qudama

Salamu alaykum. In the answer about arwah between spouses What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives? is linked a fatwah of al-Mughni. In the english translate appears that is haram to see the ...
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On marrying distant relative [duplicate]

I have been part of a recent family gathering for the past week and I'm curious on whether marrying a certain relative is possible for me as I have been starting to gain extremely strong feelings for ...
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Is a forced oath taken by placing hand on Quran valid?

Salam, My family forced me to place my hand on Quran and say that I won't say that I want to marry a guy I like (my family said no because they think he isn't good looking enough). Although I tried ...
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Affect on nikah if sex doesnt happen

Its been 7 months of our marriage but we still can not do sex properly. We have tried a lots of time and still we are trying but could not do proper insertion. Is there any affect on our nikah? What ...
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Are we allowed to have friends of the opposite gender?

I stopped my wife from having male friends online and also because of this I blocked all those people from her Facebook account. And whenever she talks to male friends I check her conversation and ...
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on validity of marriage

Salam Can I ask a question about a marriage issue? I was a revert to Islam and still lack Islamic knowledge. My question goes like this; my husband married my ex-friend in the Philippines (my ...
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Would my marriage be invalid (i am a male BTW)

I proposed marriage to a girl.She comes from a good family but she doesnt pray 5 times a day.I read somewhere that the one who doesnt pray is apostate.Would my marriage to that girl be considered ...
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Can a husband and wife to look each other's thights? [duplicate]

The Prophet (ﷺ) said: Do not uncover your thigh, and do not look at the thigh of the living and the dead.Can a husband and wife to look each other's thights?
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Will this certain nikah be valid and free from sin?

I am a married guy of 36 years of age, live in a Muslim country and been married to my spouse happily for about 8 years and have children. I have no issue with my first wife. I met a 22 year old ...
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Protected oral sex (with condom / dental dam) allowed?

With the objections of particularly the sexual fluids such as vaginal secretions, pre-ejaculate and semen entering the mouth and swallowing do any scholars find oral sex of the man with a (flavoured) ...
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I am a muslim boy and can i marry my mother's father's brothers daughter? [duplicate]

I am a muslim boy and can i marry my mother's father's brothers daughter
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How do I avoid thoughts of zina & concentrate on my salah and studies? [closed]

I'm a 20+ year old male. From the past two to three years, I have been facing a terrible problem within my mind. My mind always fill with bad thoughts like zina. Sometimes those thought came with ...
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Does Islam command Marriage and Childbirth?

This is a very straight-forward question so let's not try to over-complicate things. Is it obligatory in Islam to marry and have children? Like praying 5 times/day is obligatory. Is it the same (...
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Can I marry my sister's step son? [duplicate]

My sister married a divorced man with 3 children and his first child is the same age as me. Is it haraam for me to marry him?
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Dower (property) in natural divorce in case of 2 wives

I need to know legal (Pakistan) and shariah law on dower of the 2nd wife in form of property in natural divorce. if father dies leaving 8 children from 1st wife and 10 from 2nd wife, what is the ...
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In islam why does men have upper hand in a marriage? [duplicate]

I’ve read that a a women has to obey her husband no matter what. Like if the husband wants to have sex but the wife doesn’t she still have to have sex with him cause he’s her husband. But it doesn’t ...
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2nd nikah with niece of wife [duplicate]

why does Shia law allows 2nd marriage with the niece of one's wife and not Sunni law? Isn't Quran same for all Muslims?
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Committed zina and I regret it. Need advice and guidance [closed]

Salamalaikum to everyone. I’ll just get straight to the point it’s a bit long so I’ll try and keep it short. I am 21 years old and converted to Islam a few years ago. Everything was amazing, I felt ...
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Is the concept of Honeymoon foreign to Islam?

Over the recent months, I have a small but significant number of people tell me that going on honeymoon trips is contrary to Islam. They don't cite any references but say that Islam only encourages ...
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Is it possible to marry your wife's sister? [duplicate]

Am I correct you are not allowed to marry more than 1 sister at the same time so how Islamically would it be possible if at all? In what situation?
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As a Christian can I marry a Muslim in an Islamic Nikah w/o first having 'secular' legal wedding?

I will try to be as short as possible in looking for an answer as I asked so many people but got no clear answer. I’m a Christian and my fiancé is Muslim. We want to do the Islamic wedding. We are ...
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Re-marriage and reconcialiation after two talaqs and khul' or faskh?

While reading this post After Khul'a: How can husband and wife reconcial -if they want to? I got a new question in mind: We know that after three times talaq there's no reconciliation. And the ...
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Can I see any part of my wife? [closed]

We have been married many years but because she is conservative and perhaps because she is from a Muslim country she isn't as free with me as I'd like. If I want to look at her breasts and privates ...
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Is intercourse a way of taking back my wife during her Iddah?

Asalaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, About a month ago my wife requested a talaq from me due to pressure from her family and a month before that they instructed her to fetch her belongings ...
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Can i nikah a girl who is not married but her name is claimed to another person in papers because she is raped by that person. [duplicate]

Praise to Allaha As-salamu 'alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh Iam a muslim of 31 year old.i would like to marry a hindu girl (Age 29) with a child. At the age of 17 she is raped by a freind and ...
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Revert sister looking to get married ASAP

I’m a revert sister who is getting married ASAP but I don’t have wali as none of my family are Muslim so who can be my wali? Can my soon to be husbands dad be the wali as if really like him to be or ...