This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered 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.

Living together without walimah

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Q: My brother had nikah in a situation where his mother in-law was suffering from cancer and passed away one week before marriage so he had no walima done. Now after Ramdhaan my mother got seriously ill and had to opt for lumbar spine. She has to be in bed for at least three months…. read more »

Wedding functions

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Q: 1. Which invitation is best in Islam for wedding- oral or written? 2. Is there a hadith that nikaah should be done after asr prayer? 3. Is it allowed in Islam to have separate function called Henna (mehndi) on previous day of nikaah for girls? 4. Can a wealthy man spend more on walima… read more »

Women going to halls

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Q: I have been invited to a “Walima” of a close family relative. The event will be in a hall with a screen to separate men and women. The bride will be on a stage and the bridegroom will (after the nikaah) change into a suit and go to the bride to put the ring… read more »

Having a small walima

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Q: Can just by preparing a sweet dish and inviting 10 relatives walima can be done? A: Yes And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link

Walimah and reception

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Q: 1. Should a nikaah be performed on a Friday say after Jumma salaat can the walima has be held on the Sunday? 2. Should the groom not have enough finances to host a walimah, can the boy and girl have a joined function where expenses are halved and both parties contribute? 3. Should the… read more »