Marriage in Islam


An-Nikah (marriage) : A blessed bond (1)

by Abdul Jeleel Salaudeen “O mankind! Revere your Lord, who has created you from a single soul, created from it his mate, and dispersed from both of them many men and women…” An Nisai: 1 All praise is due unto Allah who created all things in pairs that perhaps man may ponder over His creations. […]


Marriage in Islam: The social-cultural benefits (2)

continued from : An-Nikah (marriage) : A blessed bond by Abdul Jeleel Salaudeen “For those who love each other nothing has proven as good as marriage.” Hadith: Marriage as an institution is established to purify the society staring with the individual. Allah (SWT) has instilled in human being beings desire for the opposite gender. This desire […]


On Marriage in Islam

by Dr. Sherif Mohammed By getting married you are not just getting a wife, you are getting your whole world. From now until the rest of your days your wife will be your partner, your companion, and your best friend. She will share your moments, your days, and your years. She will share your joys […]



Prof. ‘Abdur Rahman I. Doi Professor and Director, Center for Islamic Legal Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira, Nigeria.   Importance of Marriage in Islam Allah has created men and women as company for one another, and so that they can procreate and live in peace and tranquility according to the commandments of Allah and the directions […]


Marriage in Islam – if one chooses not to marry or is unable to get married

by Zain   The first post on marriage covered the introduction to marriage and generally what Islam portrays regarding marriage. From the topics mentioned, “If one chooses not to marry or is unable to get married” is the next topic to be discussed. Islam is a flexible religion but has its boundaries; its flexibility allows one to […]


Marriage in Islam – An Introduction

by Zain Marriage in the dictionary is explained as the name given to when a man and a woman “formally unite for the purpose of living together”. In Islam, it is an act which is given great importance both from a religious view point and a social viewpoint. The subject of marriage is vast and contains […]


Marriage without Wali

By Ebrahim Saifuddin Introduction Women require a wali (guardian) who ensures and secures their rights. The question over here is whether the woman needs permission from her wali to marry or whether she has the right to marry anyone whom she likes without permission. The Shafi’i, Maliki and Hanbali schools say that nikah entered into […]


Characteristics of a Pious Wife

by Ahmed. A pious woman’s priority is to seek the pleasure of Allah. She tries acquiring the qualities of a good wife by following the examples of the Prophet(Sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and obeying what is commanded in the Book of Allah. Complete obedience and adherence to the Sunnah of the Prophet(Sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and Quran […]


Characteristics of a Pious Husband

by Ahmed. On the Day of Judgment :Allah will ask men if they fulfilled their obligations towards their families. They who fear Allah will do their best to direct the way his wife and children live by educating himself and his family to living according to the Sunnah of the Prophet(Sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and the […]


Some Responsibilities of the Husband and Rights of the Wife in Islam

Dr. G. F. Haddad Damascus Q: I have frequently read what, according to Islamic teachings, a husband may or may not do in a dispute with his wife if he attributes it to disagreement with or misbehavior of his wife. I almost never read anything about the opposite situation: if the wife has a disagreement […]