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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Please explain the rules and conditions of ‘Iddah and importance of abiding by them. Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr Thank you for your question. In Islam, ‘Iddah is that duration of time, a divorced or widowed woman observes, in which she does not marry, nor does she entertain proposals of… read more »
Answered by Shaykh Mazhar Mahmood Question: Is there any prayer I could perform to have my marriage proposal accepted. I have been rejected many times, and seek some guidance from you. Answer: Thank you for contacting Mathābah regarding your matter. We pray to the Almighty to facilitate ease and comfort for you. Āmīn. As Muslims,… read more »
Q: Sabar has much importance in Islam. I want to ask that if a woman is ugly and she is criticised by the people around her and compared by her sisters who are beautiful. Even there is no marriage proposal for her. But she always showes patience. Is it a type of Sabar and will… read more »
Q: I got a marriage proposal which I wasn’t sure about so my uncle decided to have hisab done. I didn’t know it was haram then but it came back saying the marriage won’t be good for me and I will ultimately marry someone from another country. I have said yes to the proposal but… read more »
Q: I have a question regarding sending a marriage proposal. In Islam, does the marriage proposal have to come from the boy’s party or can the girl’s family send a proposal to the boy? A: Generally, the boy’s family sends the proposal for the girl. However, if the girl’s family offers to marry their daughter to… read more »
I don’t know how to express myself. I am a 24 year old practicing muslimah. I have done my MBBS 2 years back. I am not very religious, but since some months I have been feeling I am surrounded by complete darkness. I am consecutively failing my exams for 2 time. I am not getting… read more »
Hiding something in order to elicit an agreement for marriage Assalamu allaykum. I have been married for over a year, but I have a question about the validity of my marriage, in particular the Qabool (agreement) part of it. My marriage was initially arranged by my parents and a guardian. But one problem… read more »