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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 »

Walimah is after the consummation of a Nikah

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Q. Should a Walimah be done before or after the consummation of a Nikah? A. Walimah is a Sunnah of Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alahi Wasallam. The Walimahs of Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam were immediately after the consummation of marriage. However, if one wishes to have a Walima after the Nikah and before the consummation of marriage… read more »

Bring and share Walima

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Q. Is a bring and share Walima permissible where every person brings food to share at a Walima? A. There is no prohibition in bringing and sharing food at a Walima to assist the groom’s or his family in hosting a Walima. This following incident is recorded in Bukhari: Sayyiduna Abdul Azzi Bin Suhaib Radhiyallahu… read more »

Waleemah and secret nikaahs

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Q: 1. I have been in a secret nikaah for 10 years. As such, we didnt do walima. My immediate family now know about my nikaah. Is it possible to do a walima so long after a nikaah? 2. Also, according to my husband he says that because I’m a secret wife, I have no… read more »

Serving aqeeqah meat in a walimah

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Q: Can we do aqeeqah in walima? I mean, we will do the aqeeqa and serve its meat in a walima to the guests. A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link