Category Archives: MARRIAGE & DIVORCE

SUNNI AND SHIA METHOD OF NIKAH

SUNNI METHOD OF NIKAH The actual marriage ceremony is quite simple. A day is chosen (preferably as soon as possible after the engagement) and announced. The prophet (upon him be peace) encouraged that marriages should be announced well, so that … Continue reading

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ASKING A WOMAN’S FATHER FOR HER HAND IN MARRIAGE

In today’s modern world, couples often discuss marriage together, coming to a mutual agreement rather than a formal proposal. Asking for a bride’s hand in marriage, which typically means formally asking her father for permission to marry, is an old-fashioned … Continue reading

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WOMEN TO MARRY ACCORDING TO THE QURAN

1- WOMEN NOT ALLOWED FOR A BELIEVING MAN (4:22-24) Women married to ones father (Step mothers) Mothers Daughter Sisters Sisters of your father (Aunts) Sisters of your mother (Aunts) Daughters of your brother (Nieces) Your foster mothers who suckled you … Continue reading

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WAITING PERIOD (IDDAT) AND WISDOM BEHIND IT

65:1 O prophet, if any of you have divorced the women, then they should be divorced while ensuring that their required waiting period (Iddati+hinna) is fulfilled, and keep count of the waiting period (Idata). You shall reverence God your Lord, and … Continue reading

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THE DOWRY IN THE QURAN

The following verses from the Quran will enable us to understand the word ‘Dowry’ as per God’s laws. 4:4 “And give the women their bridal gift (Saduqati+hinna) willingly (Nihlatan), and if they remit any of it to you of their own … Continue reading

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