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Exchanging gifts before nikaah

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Q: Is exchanging of gifts permissible before nikaah? Does it fall in the hukm of bribe?


A: It is permissible. However one should refrain from extravagance, show or anything which is impermissible in Shari’ah.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.