Malawi Marriage Query

Malawi Marriage Query

Question

In Malawi, the indigenous local Muslims have a traditional marriage, which begins with a man and a woman who decide to marry each other and they inform their families. Once the families agree, they appoint one witness from each side. The witness will lead and formally propose to the girl’s family, a date will be agreed and the two families will unite the bride and groom in a traditional marriage. Continue reading

Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani on the unlawfulness of wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

Discourse of Mufti Muḥammad Taqī ʿUthmānī (b. 1362/1943 – ) on wedding gifts, no boxed presents and the unlawfulness of a person’s wealth unless it is given wholeheartedly

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Looking at a Prospective Bride

Looking at a prospective bride

Question

Why has Islam allowed a person to meet and look at a prospective bride?

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