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Is there any salat which has to be offered before nikah which is intended for nikah. what is minimum and maximum time between which walima can be held. Can walima be held on same day of nikah

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my question is that is there any salat which has to be offered before nikah which is intended for nikah. what is minimum and maximum time between which walima can be held. Can walima be held on same day of nikah 

 

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Time limit Walima

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Your Question: my question is that is there any salat which has to be offered before nikah which is intended for nikah.

To the best of our knowledge, there is absolutely nothing in the established and authentic Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws) which requires a believer to offer any specific kind of prayer before ones nikaah ceremony.

 

Your Question: what is minimum and maximum time between which walima can be held.

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.395 Narrated by Anas

The Prophet (saws) seeing a yellow mark (of perfume) on the clothes of 'Abdur-Rahman bin 'Auf, said, "What about you?" 'Abdur-Rahman replied, "I have married a woman with a Mahr of gold equal to a date-stone." The Prophet (saws) said, "May Allah bestow His Blessing on you (in your marriage). Give a wedding banquet, (Walima) even with one sheep."

 

The main wisdom behind holding a walima or wedding banquet is to announce to the society one lives in that one has honored and legally married the woman, and thus she is absolutely off-limits to anyone seeking her hand in marriage.

 

There is so specific time limit ordained in the Sunnah for one to offer ones walima after ones marriage; but wisdom dictates that one should offer this Sunnah and hold ones wedding banquet as soon as possible or is easy for him to do so.

 

Your Question: Can walima be held on same day of nikah 

The walima or wedding feast can be held anytime after ones nikaah ceremony; and it is preferable that one fulfills this Sunnah as soon as possible. If one wishes to offer ones walima on the same day as ones nikaah, there is absolutely no harm and no restriction.

 

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