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Walima

Shafi'i Fiqh

Can I Attend a Sikh Wedding Feast?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  We received an invitation to witness a Sikh wedding which will take place at the Gurdwara. They will only serve vegetarian food. Are Muslims allowed to attend this wedding? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Combined Wedding Feasts

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if it is permissible to hold two wedding feasts on the same day. May I get the details on whether there is anything such as combined wedding feasts in Islam? Is it recommended? For example, the elder brother and younger brother will get...

Hanafi Fiqh

Who Must Pay for the Walima?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Who must pay for the walimah? Is there a ruling that says that the husband (groom) should pay for the walimah feast or can it be paid by anyone? Answer Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question. The Prophet, may Allah...

Hanafi Fiqh

Should I Skip My Henna Night?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum According my culture before the walima you have the henna night “only” for women. To my henna night there will be a woman dj who will play Turkish music. The bride and groom will also dance together. Should I...

Hanafi Fiqh

Walimah On The Same Day As Nikaah

Question:Today it has become a custom for people to have Walimah on the same day as Nikaah. The couple have a Khalwah Saheehah and then the invitation is carried out.Will doing the above action still be regarded as Walimah?Or does this go against the objective of...

Hanafi Fiqh

Walima

Assalamualaikum. I want to ask if a husband wife tried to do intercourse at nikah night but could not complete it as the wife was experiencing pain due to it. They spent their whole night in romance with each other except intercourse. Walima was held second day after...

Hanafi Fiqh

Consummation of a Nikah before a Walima

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...