What Kind of sexual activity between the husband and wife cause the annulment of the nikkah?
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What Kind of sexual activity between the husband and wife cause the annulment of the nikkah?Can any sort of sexual act cause the annulment of the nikkah?
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What breaks nikaah marriage
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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 223:
223 Your wives are as a tilth unto you; so approach your tilth when or how ye will.
Islam has allowed the husband and the wife bonded in the sacred institution of marriage every possible liberty to enjoy conjugal relations with each other, except three:
- It is strictly prohibited to have sexual intercourse with one’s wife during her period of menstruation.
- It is strictly prohibited to enter the woman through her anus.
- Although there is no specific prohibition mentioned in the Quran and Sunnah, the majority of the scholars in Islam have voiced their opinion against ‘oral’ sex, whereby one touches the other’s private organs with their mouth.
Other than the above three restrictions, one may enjoy conjugal relations with one’s wife any place, any time, and any how their heart’s desire.
Your Question: What Kind of sexual activity between the husband and wife cause the annulment of the nikkah?
Dear and beloved brother in Islam, the one and only thing which breaks one’s lawful ‘nikaah’ in Shariah is the establishment of divorce. Other than the establishment of divorce, rest absolutely assured, there is nothing one can do or say which invalidates one’s lawful ‘nikaah’.
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3195 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "Allah will not look at a man who has intercourse with a man or a woman through the anus."
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 2157 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
The Prophet (saws) said: ‘He who has intercourse with his wife through her anus is accursed.’
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 3895 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
The Prophet (saws) said: ‘If anyone resorts to a diviner and believes in what he says, or has intercourse with his wife when she is menstruating, or has intercourse with his wife through her anus, he has nothing to do with what has been sent down to Muhammad (saws).’
If one were to (Allah forbid) indulge in a sexual activity with one’s wife which has been specifically prohibited in Islam like having intercourse with one’s wife during her menstruation or entering one’s wife through her anus…..as grave a sin these acts are in the Sight of Allah Subhanah, these acts by themselves do not effect the validity of one’s ‘nikaah’ in the least.
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