Listening to one’s parents

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If a man is to get married but his parents don’t agree with the marriage. Is it halal to publicise and go ahead with the marriage without their approval?


A: The marriage will be valid and if the parents are objecting purely for valid reasons then it is important to listen to the parents.

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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