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  • Refusing suitor because of his poverty Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Indian Muslim on the path of the pious predecessors. I have a daughter for whom I am looking for a suitable spouse. I need some clarification on selection criteria to which I should abide. I came across some proposals in which the groom was on the proper (religious) path, but I was not satisfied with the skillsets of the candidate,.. More

  • Marrying non-observant Muslim Date: 10-7-2016

    I am a muslim guy in Germany. Ten months ago, I met a muslim girl of Arabic and Turkish origins, but she was not raised in an Islamic atmosphere as her parents are not really committed to the prayer, fasting, and so on (only sometimes). She has great personal traits like modesty, honesty, and so on, and she is well-behaved, but she is not committed.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah to get good husband Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am sorry for the lengthy question. I am 23 years old and my parents are looking for a suitable groom for me. A fews months ago, they got a proposal for me from a boy whose name is Abdul Subhaan. My parents spoke to his mother and sent her my picture as well as we live in different countries. She saw my picture and spoke to my mother.. More

  • Marrying woman possessed by jinn Date: 17-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, there is a lady whom I would like to marry in the future if Allaah wills. She is a good lady, but she has a problem. She is overtaken by jinn who sometimes, as you all know, worry her a lot. Can I go ahead and marry her given that I fear that something may happen to me because she is married by the jinn? Or is there any prescribed.. More

  • Mother has no right to prevent daughter from marrying suitable suitor Date: 11-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am interested in marrying a suitable woman; however, an external person interfered in our relationship by contacting my family before I had a chance to speak with them about her and spoke ill of the woman whom I wish to marry. This led to negative sentiments towards her among my family. I urged my family to meet her family and to.. More

  • Whether to accept marriage proposal of a repentant fornicator Date: 31-1-2016

    Dear scholars. My question is the following: if people can make whatever mistake they want - including major sins - and then repent, and then their misconduct and sins would be removed or even replaced with good deeds, then what is it that differentiates those who commit major sins from those who do not do so? The second part of the question, and the.. More

  • Letting a woman one was going to marry choose a wife for him Date: 19-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. Please, there is a woman that I wanted to marry, but since the mum disagreed we could not do so. The lady is trying to find another lady for me whom she said she trusts most in terms of character, beauty, her level of the deen, and so on. As I am speaking, I am also outside the country. So my question is, though I trust that lady.. More

  • Contemplating suicide because of obstacles to marriage Date: 13-12-2015

    I live in Saudi Arabia; the government did not allow me to marry a Muslim girl from outside my country because I am not 35. (I am 30 years old.) We are both Muslims, me and my fiancee have already waited eight years so far, but the government wants me to wait five more years in order to be 35 years old. I am having heart issues now and have been to.. More

  • A suitor who does not pray and listens to music should be rejected Date: 14-10-2015

    Asalamualaikum,I have some questions that are concerning me greatly. I am my elder sister's wali, my sister has received a marriage proposal from one of my cousins however he doesn't read all 5 prayers, he only reads Fajr Namaz and attends jumah, he also listens to music, free mixes with non mahram relatives like cousins etc. I should let you know,.. More

  • His daughter insists on marrying an ill-mannered man Date: 21-7-2015

    As salaamu alaykum wa rahmatullah. My husband's daughter (my step daughter) wants to marry a man who has anger issues and who is ill mannered. My husband is concerned that he will not make a suitable husband for this reason. Also, his daughter is a virgin, and was raised as a muslim and this young man is not a virgin and has only been a Muslim ( and.. More

  • If he is good Muslim, marry him even if you disagree on having pets Date: 20-7-2015

    Assalam alaykum dear scholars,I am about to get married to a good muslim brother in two months to come In'sha'Allah. I am a person who loves animals alot and I have several cats at home but when I mentioned to my fiance about my love for animals he told me he doesn't like animals especially the cats. I was so disappointed to hear this and I couldn't.. More

  • A religious, well-mannered suitor should not be turned down Date: 20-6-2015

    I had 32 years old divorce daughter with one 10 years old son, a muslim guy with stable work want to marry her and she also like the 35 years guy,the question is my wife didnt like the guy and her widow parents and family for un reasonable reasons...the family is in trouble now because she warn me and my daughter to divorce me or live the house,,if.. More

  • Age difference between bride and suitor is not a factor Date: 13-6-2015

    Assalamo alaykom Bros. & Sisters, I had married and after my first wife died I married the 2nd Sister & she got accident and diedm the 3rd Sister I married and she got Ill by Ulcer and died also, the 3rd youngest Sister has offer to me that I should marry her I'm 54 years old and she was 18 years old now, coul I also marry her? Please reply.. More

  • Father refuses good suitor because of conflict between families Date: 20-4-2015

    Asalamu alaikomWhen i was in high school there was a very Nice practising brother there whom i liked very much.It was also obvious that he liked me to but because dating in islam is haram we never got together.But we would always pray in our salat to god to bring us together in the future inshallah I went abroad to study and he built he's career.And.. More

  • Parents forbid marrying a religious girl on tribal grounds Date: 18-2-2015

    Assalamu alaykum, please those the tribe of a girl considered when chosen a spouse. Because i have a girl i want to marry, she is very religious but my parents says her tribes normally brings poverty when married so am not allowed to marry her please advise. .. More