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Muslims Marrying Cousins: Is it Permissible?

Does Islam Allow Marrying Cousins?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.  In this fatwa: 1- Islam permits marrying cousins. 2- It is a good practice to have a blood test before marriage. 3- If …

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Can Muslims Marry Their Cousins?

Short Answer: It depends. If your mother nursed him, “according to the majority of Muslim jurists—with the exception of the Hanafis—you are generally permitted to marry your cousin if the case is that his mom has breastfed you less than 5 times.” More than 5 times means you are prohibited from marrying him. Generally, marriage to cousins is permitted, …

What to Do with My Abusive Cousins?

What to Do with My Abusive Cousins?

Answer: As Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us about your very important concerns. I am sorry you were the target of bullying by your cousins from a young age onwards. It must have been a very difficult situation as your father was ill and your mom left. May Allah (swt) bless your …

Are Cousins Mahram?

Are Cousins Mahram?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause …



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