husband and wife

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Consummation of a Nikah before a Walima

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Q. Salam There is a question. Is Walima allowed before Rukhsati as per shariat? A. Consummation of a Nikah is not a pre-condition for the validity of a Walima. If a Nikah is not consummated and a Walima took place, the Walima will be valid. However, it is Sunnah to consummate a Nikah before a… read more »