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Marriage Case: A Christian Woman had a Civil Marriage, and she wants to have an Islamic Marriage with another man without the first husband having divorced her

February 13, 2017

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Q. I know an orthodox Christian girl who got married to a Muslim man in court. They got married about two and a half year ago and then she got separated from him about five months ago. She now contacted her church and the priest told her that her marriage was not valid in the […]

Women that are unlawful for Marriage

June 22, 2015

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حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمْ أُمَّهَاتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُمْ وَعَمَّاتُكُمْ وَخَالَاتُكُمْ وَبَنَاتُ الْأَخِ وَبَنَاتُ الْأُخْتِ وَأُمَّهَاتُكُمُ اللَّاتِي أَرْضَعْنَكُمْ وَأَخَوَاتُكُم مِّنَ الرَّضَاعَةِ وَأُمَّهَاتُ نِسَائِكُمْ وَرَبَائِبُكُمُ اللَّاتِي فِي حُجُورِكُم مِّن نِّسَائِكُمُ اللَّاتِي دَخَلْتُم بِهِنَّ فَإِن لَّمْ تَكُونُوا دَخَلْتُم بِهِنَّ فَلَا جُنَاحَ عَلَيْكُمْ وَحَلَائِلُ أَبْنَائِكُمُ الَّذِينَ مِنْ أَصْلَابِكُمْ وَأَن تَجْمَعُوا بَيْنَ الْأُخْتَيْنِ إِلَّا مَا قَدْ سَلَفَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا Forbidden […]

HOW ISLAM REGULATES TREATING A WIFE VS WESTERN LAWS

March 31, 2015

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The messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Fear Allah regarding women! Indeed, they are committed with you and you have taken them on the security of Allah, and intercourse with them has been made lawful unto you by words of Allah. Their rights upon you are that you should provide them […]

Perfect Wife and Perfect Husband

February 14, 2015

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“There doesn’t exist a perfect, righteous wife that doesn’t have faults or deficiencies, and there doesn’t exist a perfect, righteous husband who doesn’t have faults or deficiencies, so strive to attain correctness and try to achieve this as much as you can [without going to extremes or falling short]. Narrated by Abu Hurairah that the […]

Ruling on marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife) in jest / joke

January 29, 2015

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Narrated by Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are three matters in which seriousness is serious and joking is serious: marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife).” [Narrated by Abu Dawood, 2194; al-Tirmidhi, 1184; Ibn Maajah, 2039. […]

Black Magic (Sihr) Witchcraft and Satanic Jinn Possession

November 9, 2014

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People who have had experience with such situations have related that the following are among the signs of a person who is possessed by jinn (or Satan): – Strong repulsion when hearing Qur’aan or Aathaan (call for prayers). – Episodes of losing consciousness and/or epileptic attacks, especially when Qur’aan is recited for the possessed person. […]

The Minimum Amount of Mahr (Dowry)

October 31, 2014

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The minimum amount of mahr has been explained in the report in al-Saheeh (no. 1425) narrated from Sahl ibn Sa’d al-Saa’idi, who said: “A woman came to the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and said, ‘O Messenger of Allaah, I have come to give myself (in marriage) to you.’ […]