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It is necessary to get married and how important is marriage in Islam

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it is necessary to get married and how important is marriage in Islam



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Significance of marriage

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 none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 30 Surah Rome verse 21:

21 And among His Signs is this that He created for you mates from among yourselves that ye may dwell in tranquility with them, and He (Allah) has put love and mercy between your (hearts); verily, in that are Signs for those who reflect.


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.4 Narrated by Abdullah

We were with the Prophet (saws) while we were young and had no wealth whatever. So Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "O young people! Whoever among you can marry, should marry, because it helps him lower his gaze and guard his modesty, and whoever is not able to marry, should fast, as fasting diminishes his sexual power."


Although it is not considered obligatory in Islam to marry, without an iota of a doubt, the sacred institution of marriage is what is termed mustahab .. an extremely encouraged and preferred Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws); so much so that the Prophet (saws) termed marriage half of the deen.


Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3096 Narrated by Anas ibn Malik

Allah's Messenger (peace be upon him) said, "When a man marries he has fulfilled half of the religion; so let him fear Allah regarding the remaining half."


But if one, regardless of whether man or woman, fears that they will not be able to maintain and protect their chastity, then the majority of the scholars are of the opinion that it would become wajib or obligatory upon such a person to marry. But if one is able to control ones natural physical desires, and chooses not to marry, that is an individual decision and there is no harm and no sin.


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