The marriage of a woman who marries without the consent of her guardians (wali) is void.
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Salaam i didn't understand this hadith.
The Messenger of Allah (Blessings & peace be upon him) said:
'The marriage of a woman who marries without the consent of her guardians (wali) is void.' (He (saws) said these words three times.)
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 2078 Narrated byAisha, Ummul Mu`minin
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Hadith marriage wali consent guardian
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Your Question: i didn't understand this hadith.
There are four absolutely obligatory conditions for a marriage or nikaah to be deemed lawful in the Sight of Shariah and of Allah Subhanah:
- Proposal by one party and acceptance by the other.
- The determination of mehr for the bride.
- The availability of at least two witnesses to the marriage contract.
- The consent of the parents/guardians (wali) of the bride.
If even one of the above four obligatory conditions of a nikaah are not honored, the marriage will not be deemed lawful in the Sight of Shariah Law and of Allah Subhanah.
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3137 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "A woman may not give a woman in marriage, nor may she give herself in marriage, for the immoral woman is the one who gives herself in marriage."
It is unlawful in Shariah Law for a woman to give herself in marriage, or to marry someone without the prior consent of her wali (parents, guardians, etc.).
If a woman marries someone without the prior consent of her wali, or if any of the above listed four absolutely obligatory conditions on a nikaah are violated.that marriage contract will be deemed null and void in the Sight of Allah Subhanah and in the Sight of Shariah Law.
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