Getting married to satisfy one’s desires

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Q: Is it permissible to make nikaah just to satisfy one’s natural desires if the man and woman are both ok with the terms? If not can you please explain? 


A: This is part of the reason of nikaah, as nikaah will save you from any haraam temptation. For further details refer to

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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