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Did the prophet marry a divorcee?

Question Salaam alaykum  I have a question  Did Nabi Muhammed s.a.w. marry a divorced women ?  Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Nabi Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wa Sallam married...

Is Mahr necessary in a Nikah?

Question: Is Mahr necessary in a Nikah? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: In the Quran, Almighty Allah Ta’āla says: “So that with your wealth you seek (to marry) binding yourself in...

A narration regarding reciting certain Surahs on the eve of Friday

Please clarify the authenticity of the following narration and can we act upon it: Imam al-Sadiq was quoted as saying: “If one recites Tawasin (The three consecutive Surahs that start with طس, Surahs: 26, 27 and 28) on Friday Eve, he will be a friend of Allah, and will be adjacent to Him and under His grace and support. …

Do I need a mahram to make Hajj? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: As a female Muslim, do I need a mahram to accompany on my trip to Hajj/Umrah? A: The presence of a maḥram, such as a husband, father, or a nurse-relative etc. or anyone who is permanently impermissible to marry due to relation of some permissible cause like an...

Doing Halaalah to legitimize a marriage

Q. My first ex husband has suggested making nikah with me for halala so that I will be able to make nikah with my second husband again after he ( the second husband), regrettably gave me 3 talaaqs in one go. Is this permissible? A. If your ex-husband is marring you to...