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Wait to marry after parents death?

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Urgent / Sir please try to reply for this Question very soon its urgent ..... sorry for pushing u soo hard but its urgent. My Mummy Expired Aug 23 2001 ... Now if I am Planning to Marry next year 2002 will it be ok or not, or I have to wait until Aug 23 2002, please try to reply me for this question on the basis of Quran Shariff & Saws Hadis. Many people says its better to wait until Aug 23 2002 when she completes 01 year.

 

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Wait to marry after parents death?

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

 

Allah has commanded in the Holy Quran that the mourning period for a woman if her husband dies is four months and ten days. Other than this one relationship, the mourning period of anyone who dies is a maximum of three days.

 

There is absolutely nothing in the guidance of the Quran and Sunnah that says that one must wait for a period of one year for marriage after the death of a family member. This is a popular belief and custom in the Indo-Pak region, and has nothing to do with Islam and its guidance. It is a burden of false belief and customs which some people have laid on themselves.

 

Islam allows you to marry three days after the death of a person, if you so wish. Thus, there is absolutely no virtue or reward nor restriction for waiting a year after the death of your mother or anyone else. Please go ahead and marry on whatever date pleases and suits you. May Allah bless your marriage and give you happiness and success in this world and in the hereafter. Our best wishes to you.

 

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Your Brother in Islam,

 

 

Burhan

 

 


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