Marriage Feast allowed from Girls side


Salamun alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakathuh,


Alhamdulillahi Katheera, my marriage is fixed and is In’shaa Allah going to be in Feb.

my parents want to give a feast out of happiness to all the relatives and orphanages. But my would be in-laws doenot want it to be done and says that in Islam there is only one feast that is Walima from the grooms side.

My parents want to give a feast and thinks it’s not wrong as we are doing it simple and out of happiness.

I want to know if it would be a sin if they organize a wedding feast. Please help.

Jazakallahu khairan katheera,



 Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.

They are right in saying that Walimah is the responsibility of the boy; they are the ones to host it. However, they are wrong in telling you cannot hold another function to celebrate the occasion – after the Walimah.

In Islam, calling people over to share meals on happy occasions is a good thing. No one can condemn or declare it as unlawful. People are free to do so; according to the rules of jurisprudence, ‘Things are permissible unless forbidden.’

There is no text to prohibit holding a feast on the side of the girl’s family if they want to express joy on occasion.

You can show them this answer; if they are still not convinced, you can ask a qualified scholar.

So, I would urge you not to quarrel over this issue and focus on making it a joyful occasion asking Allah to bless the couple with a happy marriage.

Allah Almighty knows best.


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