Nikah Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Repeating a nikaah

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Q: Can a person do nikah twice with the same woman. I am from Pakistan, residing in China. Can I do nikah with my fiance there and when I come back to Pakistan I do nikah again. Our parents are willing to our marriage. A: The nikaah does not have to be repeated. And if… read more »

Marrying one’s adopted daughter

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Q: I have an adopted girl (minor). I want to perform my Nikah with her. How can that be done as usually its the guardian that would do this but I am the guardian. A: Get another guardian for her. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)… read more »

Forced marriage

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Q: I was forced to marry a person whom I did not like. I told my mother many times that I dont want to marry this person but my family was not willing to call off the marriage. One night before the nikah I consumed sleeping pills with intention of commuting suicide (Astagfirulkah). The next day… read more »

Iddat after a forced marriage

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Q: At age of 12, a girl’s nikah was performed with her relative against her will as she was not wise. She did not accept him as her husbend. After 4 years, her mother sent her to her husband’s house but at first night they had a conflict. She told her husband not to touch… read more »