Questions tagged [nikah-al-mutah]

Nikāḥ al-Mutʿah (نكاح المتعة‎) is a temporary marriage first described in the Qur'an, which Sunnis believe was later abrogated by a command of the prophet while Shiites still practice it.

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Why do Shi'as allow mut'ah marriage?

According to Sunnis, mut'ah (temporary marriage) was allowed before but later the Prophet salallahu alayhi wassalam abolished it. It is based on the following hadiths (traditions): In the Two ...
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Why did Umar (RA) forbid Mutah (temporary marriage) after the death of the prophet?

I heard that Umar(RA) forbid Mutah marriage after the death of the Prophet(PBUH) and Abu Baker. What were his reasons for doing so ? Looking for answers from Sunni authentic sources.
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What does it mean by the marriage is valid but its condition is illegal?

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 Shighar?...
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How is Mutah different from prostitution (from a non-Muslim point of view)?

How is Mutah (temporary marriage) different from prostitution? This was a question asked by an atheist friend of mine and I couldn't answer him satisfactorily. Edit: The question is not about that ...
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What are temporary marriages and how are they different from permanent ones?

What are temporary marriages and how are they different from permanent ones? Are they still allowed?
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Has mu'tah been forbidden via the Quran? (Sunni view)

I understand that the Sunni view regarding mu'tah is that it is no longer permissible: It was narrated from al-Rabee’ ibn Sabrah al-Juhani that his father told him that he was with the Messenger ...
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Is sex by couples married under nikah mut'ah interpreted as zina in Sunni Islam, and punishable under Sharia?

Nikah al-mut'ah is a type of marriage permitted in Twelver Shia Islam, where the duration of the marriage and the mahr must be specified and agreed upon in advance. ... Sunni Muslims, and within ...
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What is the difference between Mutah marriage and Misyar marriage?

I know we have two kinds of marriages in Shia jurisprudence and also two kinds in Sunni jurisprudence. The ruling of permanent Nikah is similar in five sects (Shia and Sunni). But I want to know the ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ever contract temporary marriage (Mut'ah)?

I heard from an Ahmadi (sect) person that once the prophet went to a village. His followers told him there is a really pretty woman who lives here. The prophet contracted Mut'ah marriage with her for ...
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Are Sunni Muslims allowed to practice Nikah mut'ah?

In an earlier question I asked whether a married man who sleeps with an unmarried woman is considered Zina and in some jurisdictions was punishable by stoning (Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iran, Yemen and ...