In the exciting, bittersweet and somewhat tumultuous days leading up to a wedding, the young bride and groom experience natural, human nervousness. They often have butterflies in their stomachs; their anticipation further compounded by the myriad of chores and errands to be done in preparation for the wedding. Their minds occupied by reveries of the …
If you get married in a way that is displeasing to Allah, so a wedding full of sin, then we can pay for it years down the line. We can also seek forgiveness for it even if it was a long time ago.
Here is a beautiful wedding nasheed sung in Arabic but with English subtitles. It is dedicated especially for the wife.
Tasnim Jara, a Bangladeshi Muslim doctor has become a Facebook celebrity after sharing a photo of her wedding to which she wore zero makeup to prove a powerful point about the way women get pressured by societal beauty standards.
Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum Brother, Thank you for sending us your question. I first would like to tell you that it is not haraam or disliked to not have sexual intercourse on that same night that the Islamic marriage took place. It is not haraam to postpone your first sexual contact with your wife. I would …
When a couple has just carried out their nikkah, it is traditional that the man will go and sit with his friends and the wife has to sit with the women. They have looked forward to this day for a long time so the husband and wife should sit together! Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf explains.
In this video: Ustadha Zaynab Ansari provides some very practical advice for women selecting a mate. What is a reasonable expectation when it comes to financing the Wedding and Honeymoon?
Answer: As-Salaamu ’Alaykum sister, Congratulations on your marriage and may God bless you and your husband, amin. Your questions have important concerns and I will be answering as a psychologist, who specialized in relationships and family but not as a scholar of Islamic law. (Kindly find below some previous answers of our scholars on similar …
Saad Tasleem talks about the Mahr in Islam. Mahr is what the groom gives to the bride when they are about to get married and it is their right. The Mahr is a symbol of respect and honour. The Mahr should be something that should be tangible. There are some conditions. Check them out.
Two Somali and Pakistani Muslim couples have offered a lesson on true Islamic manners, choosing to donate the money dedicated to their lavish wedding ceremonies to charities and needy people.